The table below looks at the statistics for the Manual Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Tester
Rank - 163 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 0 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 0
Average salary - £31,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Manual Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2947 3802 2995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.94% 94.72% 94.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1863 2487 1777
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Manual Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Tester in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Manual Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Manual Tester
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Manual Tester Salary Trend in Scotland

Manual Tester
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Manual Tester in their job title 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 with Manual Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP

Manual Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Manual Tester in their job title 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 with Manual Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA