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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 136 128 158
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +30
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 21 38 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 1.20% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.35% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 8
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £38,000 £31,650
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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
2586 2820 3216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.39% 89.24% 85.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1449 1774 2168
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland 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 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 29 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -3 16 £30,000 - 1
Edinburgh -12 4 £34,500 -8.60% 2
Fife - 1 £24,500 -
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 44 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (43.64%) Test Automation
3 18 (32.73%) Automated Testing
4 17 (30.91%) Selenium
4 17 (30.91%) Test Scripting
5 15 (27.27%) QA
5 15 (27.27%) ISEB
6 14 (25.45%) SQL
6 14 (25.45%) ISTQB
7 13 (23.64%) SDLC
8 11 (20.00%) Degree
8 11 (20.00%) Finance
9 10 (18.18%) Scrum
9 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (16.36%) Software Testing
10 9 (16.36%) Cucumber
10 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
11 8 (14.55%) API Testing
11 8 (14.55%) BDD
11 8 (14.55%) V-Model
11 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
11 8 (14.55%) Performance Testing
11 8 (14.55%) JIRA
11 8 (14.55%) TDD
11 8 (14.55%) C#
11 8 (14.55%) RUP
12 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
12 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
12 7 (12.73%) Regression Testing
12 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.45%) IIS
1 3 (5.45%) Jetty
1 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.64%) CICS
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
1 1 (1.82%) Network Security
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) DB2
3 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Selenium
2 9 (16.36%) Cucumber
3 8 (14.55%) JIRA
4 5 (9.09%) Jasmine
4 5 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.45%) JUnit
6 3 (5.45%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.64%) Robot Framework
8 1 (1.82%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.82%) Mocha
8 1 (1.82%) SilkTest
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Legal
3 2 (3.64%) Front Office
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Analyst
2 21 (38.18%) Test Analyst
3 14 (25.45%) Tester
4 13 (23.64%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (23.64%) Senior Test Analyst
5 12 (21.82%) Test Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Test Manager
7 6 (10.91%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Software Tester
8 4 (7.27%) Systems Tester
9 3 (5.45%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Software Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Software Test Manager
9 3 (5.45%) Software Testing Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Testing Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) ETL Analyst
10 2 (3.64%) QA Manager
10 2 (3.64%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) Gherkin
2 6 (10.91%) Web Services
3 5 (9.09%) REST
3 5 (9.09%) SOAP
4 4 (7.27%) .NET
5 3 (5.45%) XML
6 2 (3.64%) CGI
7 1 (1.82%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.64%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.64%) VSAM
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.82%) Derivative
3 1 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Android
2 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (43.64%) Test Automation
3 18 (32.73%) Automated Testing
4 17 (30.91%) Test Scripting
5 13 (23.64%) SDLC
6 10 (18.18%) Scrum
6 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
7 9 (16.36%) Software Testing
8 8 (14.55%) API Testing
8 8 (14.55%) BDD
8 8 (14.55%) Performance Testing
8 8 (14.55%) RUP
8 8 (14.55%) TDD
8 8 (14.55%) V-Model
8 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
9 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
9 7 (12.73%) Regression Testing
9 7 (12.73%) Release Management
9 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) C#
3 6 (10.91%) Java
3 6 (10.91%) Perl
4 5 (9.09%) Python
5 4 (7.27%) Ruby
6 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.64%) COBOL
7 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.64%) JCL
8 1 (1.82%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) ISEB
2 14 (25.45%) ISTQB
3 11 (20.00%) Degree
4 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) CISSP
5 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.82%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Cegedim Rx
3 2 (3.64%) Charles River
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
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