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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 84 71 99
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +28
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 6 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 1.75% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.91% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 4
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -2.77%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
998 1149 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 92.07% 91.41% 88.21%
Number of salaries quoted 666 778 720
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (52.00%) Finance
3 12 (48.00%) BDD
4 11 (44.00%) Selenium
4 11 (44.00%) TDD
5 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (36.00%) REST
7 8 (32.00%) JIRA
7 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Integration Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Java
8 7 (28.00%) SOAP
8 7 (28.00%) Python
8 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
8 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (28.00%) API Testing
9 6 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (20.00%) Jasmine
10 5 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (20.00%) Software Delivery
10 5 (20.00%) SDLC
10 5 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
10 5 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
10 5 (20.00%) SQL
10 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 5 (20.00%) C#

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Selenium
2 8 (32.00%) JIRA
3 5 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 5 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (12.00%) Robot Framework
5 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.00%) Appium
6 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.00%) Protractor
6 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 8 (32.00%) Tester
3 7 (28.00%) Test Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Software Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (12.00%) Automation Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Manual Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Automation Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Manual Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Tester
7 2 (8.00%) Testing Specialist
8 1 (4.00%) Lead Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) QA Test Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Software Development Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) REST
2 7 (28.00%) SOAP
3 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) JSON
4 2 (8.00%) Node.js
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (8.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (48.00%) BDD
4 11 (44.00%) TDD
5 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
8 7 (28.00%) API Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Integration Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
8 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
10 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
10 5 (20.00%) SDLC
10 5 (20.00%) Software Delivery
10 5 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
11 3 (12.00%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
1 7 (28.00%) Python
2 5 (20.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISEB
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft