The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 72 97 98
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 23 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.81% 0.22% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 0.25% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23 3 10
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £38,500 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Manual Testing
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1149 1180 1201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.40% 86.70% 86.09%
Number of salaries quoted 773 733 791
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Edinburgh region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (85.71%) Test Scripting
3 35 (83.33%) Test Automation
4 33 (78.57%) Release Management
5 4 (9.52%) C#
5 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Degree
6 3 (7.14%) SQL
6 3 (7.14%) .NET
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 3 (7.14%) ISEB
7 2 (4.76%) Windows
7 2 (4.76%) Python
7 2 (4.76%) Bugzilla
7 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.76%) Perl
7 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
7 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.38%) QA
8 1 (2.38%) Selenium
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.38%) Web Development
8 1 (2.38%) JIRA
8 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.38%) Ruby

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (2.38%) MSTest
2 1 (2.38%) Selenium
2 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) TestLink
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.38%) Advertising
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 36 (85.71%) Analyst
1 36 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 33 (78.57%) Senior Analyst
2 33 (78.57%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (2.38%) Designer
5 1 (2.38%) Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Graduate
5 1 (2.38%) Graduate Tester
5 1 (2.38%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (2.38%) Software Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Software Tester
5 1 (2.38%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) CSS3
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) REST
2 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (85.71%) Test Scripting
3 35 (83.33%) Test Automation
4 33 (78.57%) Release Management
5 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.38%) Automation Testing
7 1 (2.38%) BDD
7 1 (2.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.38%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.38%) Project Management
7 1 (2.38%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.38%) SDLC
7 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.38%) TDD
7 1 (2.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) C#
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.76%) Perl
3 2 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) C++
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) Ruby
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) ISEB
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago