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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
UK / Scotland
Rank 110 109 139
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +30
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 22 53 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.99% 1.79% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.98% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12 48 5
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £35,500 £46,600
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
1983 2672 2689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.40% 90.36% 88.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1728 1769
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,300 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -7 9 £50,000 +42.85%
Edinburgh -8 8 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Fife - 4 £27,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £45,000 -
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 38 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (46.43%) Finance
3 21 (37.50%) QA
4 20 (35.71%) Automated Testing
4 20 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 19 (33.93%) Selenium
6 16 (28.57%) BDD
7 15 (26.79%) TDD
7 15 (26.79%) Java
8 14 (25.00%) ISEB
8 14 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 13 (23.21%) ISTQB
9 13 (23.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (23.21%) SQL
9 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (19.64%) JIRA
11 10 (17.86%) Test Scripting
11 10 (17.86%) REST
11 10 (17.86%) Software Testing
11 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
11 10 (17.86%) Mentoring
12 8 (14.29%) SOAP
12 8 (14.29%) Web Services
12 8 (14.29%) Linux
12 8 (14.29%) Regression Testing
12 8 (14.29%) API Testing
12 8 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (12.50%) Robot Framework
13 7 (12.50%) User Stories
13 7 (12.50%) Project Management

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 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) DNS
3 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (33.93%) Selenium
2 11 (19.64%) JIRA
3 7 (12.50%) Robot Framework
4 6 (10.71%) Jasmine
4 6 (10.71%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (5.36%) Appium
5 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.36%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.79%) Protractor
7 1 (1.79%) TestRail
General
1 26 (46.43%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Banking
3 6 (10.71%) Games
4 5 (8.93%) Retail
4 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.57%) Legal
6 1 (1.79%) Electronics
6 1 (1.79%) Law
6 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Tester
2 13 (23.21%) Test Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Test Leader
4 9 (16.07%) QA Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 7 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) QA Test Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Software Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Automation Test Lead
9 3 (5.36%) Automation Tester
9 3 (5.36%) QA Manager
9 3 (5.36%) QA Tester
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Tester
9 3 (5.36%) Software QA Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Manual Tester
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Manual Tester
10 2 (3.57%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) REST
2 8 (14.29%) SOAP
2 8 (14.29%) Web Services
3 4 (7.14%) CSS
3 4 (7.14%) HTML
4 2 (3.57%) JSON
4 2 (3.57%) Node.js
4 2 (3.57%) XML
5 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Chip and PIN
1 3 (5.36%) EMV
1 3 (5.36%) Smartcard
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.57%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.79%) Physics
3 1 (1.79%) Replication
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.71%) Automated Testing
2 20 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 16 (28.57%) BDD
4 15 (26.79%) TDD
5 14 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (23.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (17.86%) Mentoring
7 10 (17.86%) Software Testing
7 10 (17.86%) Test Scripting
8 8 (14.29%) API Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 7 (12.50%) Integration Testing
9 7 (12.50%) Project Management
9 7 (12.50%) User Stories
10 6 (10.71%) Functional Testing
10 6 (10.71%) Performance Testing
10 6 (10.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) Java
2 13 (23.21%) SQL
3 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.71%) C#
4 6 (10.71%) Python
5 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) ISEB
2 13 (23.21%) ISTQB
3 7 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) HP
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) VMware
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