The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 8 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 9 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 14.06% 3.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.65% 3.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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 Fife region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
51 56 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 79.69% 88.89% 90.36%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 52
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Fife

Manual Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 11 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Software Testing
2 10 (90.91%) RDBMS
2 10 (90.91%) Relational Database
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
4 1 (9.09%) MS Office
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
4 1 (9.09%) VBScript

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) RDBMS
1 10 (90.91%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Verification Engineer
2 10 (90.91%) Software Engineer
2 10 (90.91%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Fife
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunfermline
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago