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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 109 113 145
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +32
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 30 49 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.26% 1.60% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.78% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24 44 13
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
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
2113 2746 2808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.04% 89.56% 88.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1311 1745 1854
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Edinburgh +5 17 £45,000 +28.57%
Glasgow -8 8 £45,000 +28.57%
Fife - 4 £27,500 - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £45,000 -
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 39 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.90%) Finance
3 26 (42.62%) QA
3 26 (42.62%) Selenium
3 26 (42.62%) Test Automation
4 20 (32.79%) Automated Testing
5 17 (27.87%) Java
6 15 (24.59%) BDD
6 15 (24.59%) Test Strategy
7 14 (22.95%) TDD
7 14 (22.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
8 13 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (19.67%) ISEB
9 12 (19.67%) ISTQB
9 12 (19.67%) Mentoring
9 12 (19.67%) Robot Framework
10 11 (18.03%) Software Testing
10 11 (18.03%) JIRA
10 11 (18.03%) REST
10 11 (18.03%) SQL
11 10 (16.39%) Games
11 10 (16.39%) Test Scripting
12 9 (14.75%) Retail
12 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
13 8 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (13.11%) API Testing
13 8 (13.11%) Regression Testing
13 8 (13.11%) Project Management
13 8 (13.11%) SOAP

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 (1.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) HTTP
1 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) DNS
2 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (42.62%) Selenium
2 12 (19.67%) Robot Framework
3 11 (18.03%) JIRA
4 6 (9.84%) Jasmine
4 6 (9.84%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (8.20%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.28%) Appium
7 2 (3.28%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.64%) Protractor
8 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.64%) TestRail
General
1 28 (45.90%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Games
3 9 (14.75%) Retail
3 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.20%) Banking
5 3 (4.92%) Legal
6 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.64%) Electronics
7 1 (1.64%) Law
7 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Test Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) Tester
3 13 (21.31%) QA Engineer
4 11 (18.03%) Test Leader
5 9 (14.75%) QA Test Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Test Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Software Tester
7 6 (9.84%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) QA Tester
9 3 (4.92%) Automation Test Lead
9 3 (4.92%) QA Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Software QA Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Test Manager
10 2 (3.28%) QA Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) QA Test Manager
10 2 (3.28%) Software Test Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) REST
2 8 (13.11%) SOAP
2 8 (13.11%) Web Services
3 4 (6.56%) CSS
3 4 (6.56%) Gherkin
3 4 (6.56%) HTML
4 2 (3.28%) .NET
4 2 (3.28%) JSON
4 2 (3.28%) Node.js
4 2 (3.28%) XML
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Chip and PIN
1 3 (4.92%) EMV
1 3 (4.92%) Smartcard
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.28%) Online Banking
2 2 (3.28%) Physics
3 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.64%) Replication
3 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (42.62%) Test Automation
3 20 (32.79%) Automated Testing
4 15 (24.59%) BDD
4 15 (24.59%) Test Strategy
5 14 (22.95%) TDD
5 14 (22.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (19.67%) Mentoring
8 11 (18.03%) Software Testing
9 10 (16.39%) Test Scripting
10 8 (13.11%) API Testing
10 8 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (13.11%) Project Management
10 8 (13.11%) Regression Testing
11 7 (11.48%) Business Analysis
11 7 (11.48%) Exploratory Testing
11 7 (11.48%) Functional Testing
11 7 (11.48%) Integration Testing
11 7 (11.48%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.87%) Java
2 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.03%) SQL
4 7 (11.48%) Python
5 5 (8.20%) C#
6 1 (1.64%) C++
6 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (19.67%) ISEB
1 12 (19.67%) ISTQB
2 7 (11.48%) Degree
3 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (42.62%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle
2 2 (3.28%) HP
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft