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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
UK / Scotland
Rank 114 114 150
Rank change year-on-year
0 +36
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 18 46 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.79% 1.55% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.71% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 38 8
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,900 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £49,350 £36,500 £43,300
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
2039 2688 2759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.82% 90.38% 87.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1716 1761
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -2 8 £37,500 +7.14%
Edinburgh -13 7 £46,250 +32.14%
Fife - 2 £26,500 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 37 (71.15%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) Finance
3 19 (36.54%) Automated Testing
4 17 (32.69%) Test Automation
4 17 (32.69%) BDD
5 16 (30.77%) Selenium
5 16 (30.77%) ISEB
6 15 (28.85%) TDD
6 15 (28.85%) QA
7 14 (26.92%) ISTQB
7 14 (26.92%) SQL
8 13 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 12 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (23.08%) Java
10 10 (19.23%) JIRA
10 10 (19.23%) Test Scripting
10 10 (19.23%) Software Testing
10 10 (19.23%) REST
11 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
12 8 (15.38%) SDLC
12 8 (15.38%) API Testing
12 8 (15.38%) Degree
12 8 (15.38%) SOAP
12 8 (15.38%) Linux
13 7 (13.46%) Python
13 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
13 7 (13.46%) Banking
13 7 (13.46%) Integration Testing
13 7 (13.46%) Continuous Delivery

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 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Office
2 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.77%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) RDBMS
1 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Selenium
2 10 (19.23%) JIRA
3 6 (11.54%) Jasmine
3 6 (11.54%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (7.69%) Appium
4 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.69%) Robot Framework
5 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
5 3 (5.77%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.92%) Protractor
7 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (46.15%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.85%) Games
3 2 (3.85%) Legal
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Tester
2 10 (19.23%) Test Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Test Leader
3 8 (15.38%) Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) QA Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Software Tester
5 5 (9.62%) Automation Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Software Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Automation Test Lead
7 3 (5.77%) Manual Tester
7 3 (5.77%) QA Tester
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Automation Tester
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Manual Tester
7 3 (5.77%) Software QA Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.85%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) REST
2 8 (15.38%) SOAP
3 6 (11.54%) Web Services
4 3 (5.77%) CSS
4 3 (5.77%) HTML
5 2 (3.85%) JSON
5 2 (3.85%) Node.js
5 2 (3.85%) XML
6 1 (1.92%) .NET
6 1 (1.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Chip and PIN
1 3 (5.77%) EMV
1 3 (5.77%) Smartcard
2 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.85%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (71.15%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) Automated Testing
3 17 (32.69%) BDD
3 17 (32.69%) Test Automation
4 15 (28.85%) TDD
5 13 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 12 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (19.23%) Software Testing
7 10 (19.23%) Test Scripting
8 9 (17.31%) Mentoring
9 8 (15.38%) API Testing
9 8 (15.38%) SDLC
10 7 (13.46%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (13.46%) Integration Testing
11 6 (11.54%) Performance Testing
11 6 (11.54%) Project Management
11 6 (11.54%) Regression Testing
12 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
12 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) SQL
2 12 (23.08%) Java
3 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.46%) Python
4 6 (11.54%) C#
5 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) ISEB
2 14 (26.92%) ISTQB
3 8 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
1 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) VMware
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) HP