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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 100 95 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 4 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.67% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.81% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 7
Average salary £28,750 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.73% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
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
1295 1227 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.62% 82.07% 80.70%
Number of salaries quoted 893 801 621
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,604 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 November 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (61.90%) Automated Testing
1 13 (61.90%) QA
2 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
3 7 (33.33%) Degree
3 7 (33.33%) ISEB
4 6 (28.57%) Selenium
4 6 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Puppet
5 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
5 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
5 5 (23.81%) Perl
5 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 5 (23.81%) Python
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 3 (14.29%) Android
7 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
7 3 (14.29%) .NET
7 3 (14.29%) C
7 3 (14.29%) C#
7 3 (14.29%) C++
7 3 (14.29%) Java
7 3 (14.29%) JavaScript

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Selenium
2 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.52%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.76%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) FogBugz
5 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.76%) MSTest
5 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) QA Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Software Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (61.90%) Automated Testing
2 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
3 6 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) 3D Programming
6 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.76%) User Stories
7 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Perl
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
1 5 (23.81%) Python
2 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 3 (14.29%) C
2 3 (14.29%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) C++
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VBScript
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) ISEB
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (61.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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