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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 131 122 151
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +29
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 34 45 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.03% 1.22% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.46% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 32 27 7
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
2928 3074 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.54% 83.56% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1832 1990 1631
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 23 £35,000 +2.94% 2
Glasgow +5 18 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Dundee -1 6 £28,750 +4.54%
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 56 (78.87%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (52.11%) Test Scripting
3 26 (36.62%) Test Automation
4 24 (33.80%) ISEB
5 23 (32.39%) SQL
6 19 (26.76%) ISTQB
7 16 (22.54%) QA
8 15 (21.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (19.72%) Software Testing
9 14 (19.72%) C#
10 13 (18.31%) Release Management
11 12 (16.90%) Degree
11 12 (16.90%) Automated Testing
12 11 (15.49%) Finance
12 11 (15.49%) Linux
12 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
12 11 (15.49%) Waterfall
13 10 (14.08%) Computer Science
14 8 (11.27%) N-Tier
14 8 (11.27%) JIRA
14 8 (11.27%) Selenium
14 8 (11.27%) WebDriver
14 8 (11.27%) Performance Testing
14 8 (11.27%) BDD
14 8 (11.27%) User Stories
15 7 (9.86%) Asset Management
16 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
16 6 (8.45%) JMeter
16 6 (8.45%) VMware
16 6 (8.45%) Ranorex

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
1 4 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
2 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) FTP
2 1 (1.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) JIRA
1 8 (11.27%) Selenium
1 8 (11.27%) WebDriver
2 6 (8.45%) Ranorex
2 6 (8.45%) JMeter
3 2 (2.82%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.41%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.41%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.41%) QAComplete
4 1 (1.41%) TestLink
4 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Front Office
4 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (76.06%) Analyst
2 53 (74.65%) Test Analyst
3 22 (30.99%) Senior Analyst
3 22 (30.99%) Senior Test Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Tester
5 6 (8.45%) Test Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Software Tester
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Test Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Manual Test Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.82%) Automation Tester
9 2 (2.82%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) QA Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Trainee
9 2 (2.82%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.41%) CSS
3 1 (1.41%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.27%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.41%) Replication
4 1 (1.41%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.41%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.49%) Linux
2 5 (7.04%) Windows
3 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.41%) UNIX
4 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (78.87%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (52.11%) Test Scripting
3 26 (36.62%) Test Automation
4 15 (21.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (19.72%) Software Testing
6 13 (18.31%) Release Management
7 12 (16.90%) Automated Testing
8 11 (15.49%) Waterfall
9 8 (11.27%) BDD
9 8 (11.27%) Performance Testing
9 8 (11.27%) User Stories
10 7 (9.86%) Asset Management
11 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
12 5 (7.04%) Scrum
12 5 (7.04%) V-Model
13 4 (5.63%) Business Transformation
13 4 (5.63%) Automation Testing
13 4 (5.63%) Test Strategy
13 4 (5.63%) Six Sigma
13 4 (5.63%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) SQL
2 14 (19.72%) C#
3 5 (7.04%) Perl
4 4 (5.63%) Python
5 3 (4.23%) Java
5 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.82%) VBScript
7 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.41%) Ruby
7 1 (1.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (33.80%) ISEB
2 19 (26.76%) ISTQB
3 12 (16.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.54%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) VMware
3 2 (2.82%) Charles River
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle
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