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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 133 134 159
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +25
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 25 34 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 1.08% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.23% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 16
Median salary £41,875 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.16% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £27,300 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £38,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
2565 2765 3430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.53% 87.81% 84.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1576 1724 2263
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -1 15 £41,250 +50.00% 5
Edinburgh -3 12 £42,500 +11.84% 2
Manual Testing
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Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 57 (77.03%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (48.65%) Test Scripting
3 31 (41.89%) Test Automation
4 22 (29.73%) Release Management
5 19 (25.68%) Selenium
5 19 (25.68%) Automated Testing
6 18 (24.32%) SQL
7 17 (22.97%) QA
8 14 (18.92%) Degree
8 14 (18.92%) ISEB
9 13 (17.57%) C#
9 13 (17.57%) SDLC
10 12 (16.22%) BDD
10 12 (16.22%) Windows
10 12 (16.22%) TDD
10 12 (16.22%) Software Testing
10 12 (16.22%) JIRA
10 12 (16.22%) Performance Testing
11 11 (14.86%) ISTQB
11 11 (14.86%) Perl
11 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
11 11 (14.86%) Scrum
11 11 (14.86%) Apple iOS
12 9 (12.16%) Cucumber
12 9 (12.16%) API Testing
12 9 (12.16%) Automation Testing
12 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (12.16%) Python
13 8 (10.81%) Ruby
13 8 (10.81%) 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 7 (9.46%) IIS
1 7 (9.46%) Jetty
1 7 (9.46%) Tomcat
1 7 (9.46%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.70%) CICS
2 2 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Network Security
2 1 (1.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) DB2
3 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (25.68%) Selenium
2 12 (16.22%) JIRA
3 9 (12.16%) Cucumber
4 8 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (9.46%) Visual Studio
6 5 (6.76%) Jasmine
6 5 (6.76%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (5.41%) JUnit
7 4 (5.41%) SoapUI
7 4 (5.41%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.70%) Mocha
8 2 (2.70%) SilkTest
9 1 (1.35%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.35%) TestLink
General
1 7 (9.46%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Banking
2 4 (5.41%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Front Office
4 1 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (51.35%) Analyst
2 36 (48.65%) Test Analyst
3 25 (33.78%) Tester
4 23 (31.08%) Senior Analyst
4 23 (31.08%) Senior Test Analyst
5 14 (18.92%) Test Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Software Test Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Software Tester
7 7 (9.46%) Software Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Software Testing Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Testing Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Systems Tester
8 4 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Test Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.05%) Penetration Tester
9 3 (4.05%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Security Specialist
9 3 (4.05%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) Gherkin
1 7 (9.46%) XML
2 6 (8.11%) Web Services
3 5 (6.76%) REST
3 5 (6.76%) SOAP
4 4 (5.41%) .NET
5 2 (2.70%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
1 6 (8.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.70%) CESG
2 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.70%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.70%) VSAM
3 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.35%) Derivative
3 1 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) Windows
2 11 (14.86%) Apple iOS
3 7 (9.46%) Android
3 7 (9.46%) Unix
4 3 (4.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (77.03%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (48.65%) Test Scripting
3 31 (41.89%) Test Automation
4 22 (29.73%) Release Management
5 19 (25.68%) Automated Testing
6 13 (17.57%) SDLC
7 12 (16.22%) BDD
7 12 (16.22%) Performance Testing
7 12 (16.22%) Software Testing
7 12 (16.22%) TDD
8 11 (14.86%) Scrum
9 9 (12.16%) API Testing
9 9 (12.16%) Automation Testing
9 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (9.46%) Android Development
11 7 (9.46%) ATDD
11 7 (9.46%) High Availability
11 7 (9.46%) iOS Development
11 7 (9.46%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) SQL
2 13 (17.57%) C#
3 11 (14.86%) Perl
4 9 (12.16%) Python
5 8 (10.81%) Java
5 8 (10.81%) Ruby
6 2 (2.70%) COBOL
6 2 (2.70%) JCL
7 1 (1.35%) C
7 1 (1.35%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Degree
1 14 (18.92%) ISEB
2 11 (14.86%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.76%) CISSP
3 5 (6.76%) SANS
4 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) CEH
6 1 (1.35%) CCFP
6 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.97%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) Cegedim Rx
3 2 (2.70%) Charles River
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle
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