The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 125 152 150
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -2
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 34 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.08% 0.58% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.71% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 29 16 5
Average salary £34,000 £30,250 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.39% +26.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £27,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £41,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Manual Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2687 3231 2434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.55% 81.43% 78.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1663 2126 1401
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Scotland

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Scotland

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 17 £38,000 +24.59% 2
Glasgow +17 14 £27,500 - 2
Dundee +7 2 £20,000 -9.09%
Aberdeen - 1 £30,000 -
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) ISEB
3 22 (44.00%) SQL
4 18 (36.00%) Automated Testing
5 17 (34.00%) Software Testing
6 16 (32.00%) ISTQB
7 14 (28.00%) Test Scripting
8 12 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (22.00%) QA
10 10 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 9 (18.00%) Selenium
11 9 (18.00%) JIRA
11 9 (18.00%) BDD
11 9 (18.00%) Windows
12 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
12 8 (16.00%) Linux
12 8 (16.00%) Finance
13 7 (14.00%) RDBMS
13 7 (14.00%) UNIX
13 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
14 6 (12.00%) WebDriver
14 6 (12.00%) User Stories
14 6 (12.00%) N-Tier
14 6 (12.00%) C#
14 6 (12.00%) Scrum
15 5 (10.00%) .NET
15 5 (10.00%) Regression Testing
15 5 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
15 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) JIRA
1 9 (18.00%) Selenium
2 6 (12.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.00%) JUnit
3 3 (6.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (6.00%) JMeter
4 1 (2.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.00%) TestComplete
4 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.00%) QAComplete
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Front Office
4 1 (2.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Analyst
2 28 (56.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Tester
3 9 (18.00%) Software Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Verification Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.00%) Systems Tester
7 3 (6.00%) QA Tester
7 3 (6.00%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.00%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Manual Tester
9 1 (2.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) N-Tier
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Linux
3 7 (14.00%) UNIX
4 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.00%) Android
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) Automated Testing
3 17 (34.00%) Software Testing
4 14 (28.00%) Test Scripting
5 12 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (18.00%) BDD
8 6 (12.00%) User Stories
8 6 (12.00%) Scrum
9 5 (10.00%) Regression Testing
10 3 (6.00%) TDD
10 3 (6.00%) Performance Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Project Planning
10 3 (6.00%) Automation Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Test Planning
10 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.00%) Test Strategy
10 3 (6.00%) Functional Testing
11 2 (4.00%) Software Delivery
11 2 (4.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) C#
3 2 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) Java
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) VBScript
4 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (50.00%) ISEB
2 16 (32.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (2.00%) Charles River
3 1 (2.00%) Twitter
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
West Lothian
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago