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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 92 85 106
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 4 23 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 1.64% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 1.84% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 3
Median salary £34,500 £37,750 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +19.84%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1076 1251 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.57% 89.10% 88.07%
Number of salaries quoted 612 764 907
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 25 June 2016, 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 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
3 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Release Management
4 5 (22.73%) JIRA
4 5 (22.73%) BDD
4 5 (22.73%) REST
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Jasmine
4 5 (22.73%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) API Testing
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) SOAP
4 5 (22.73%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) Perl
5 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) .NET
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
5 3 (13.64%) ISEB
5 3 (13.64%) Finance
5 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
5 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) QA
6 2 (9.09%) Selenium

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:

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Jasmine
1 5 (22.73%) JIRA
1 5 (22.73%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Robot Framework
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Front Office
3 1 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
1 13 (59.09%) Test Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Senior Test Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) ETL Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Graduate
5 1 (4.55%) Graduate Tester
5 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) REST
1 5 (22.73%) SOAP
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 14 (63.64%) Test Scripting
3 7 (31.82%) Release Management
3 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
4 5 (22.73%) API Testing
4 5 (22.73%) BDD
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.55%) SDLC
7 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) Perl
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISEB
1 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Charles River
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
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