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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 108 130 135
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 37 33 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.49% 1.00% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.11% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 33 30 30
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
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
2228 2967 3135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.59% 90.02% 86.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1395 1865 1999
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +25 26 £42,500 +21.42%
Glasgow +1 6 £31,250 -10.71% 3
Fife - 5 £27,500 -
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (49.15%) Test Automation
3 26 (44.07%) Selenium
4 24 (40.68%) QA
5 22 (37.29%) Finance
6 16 (27.12%) Automated Testing
7 15 (25.42%) Java
8 14 (23.73%) ISEB
9 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
9 13 (22.03%) ISTQB
10 12 (20.34%) Test Scripting
11 11 (18.64%) BDD
11 11 (18.64%) Robot Framework
11 11 (18.64%) TDD
11 11 (18.64%) Games
11 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (16.95%) Retail
12 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
12 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
12 10 (16.95%) Test Strategy
12 10 (16.95%) JIRA
13 9 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (15.25%) REST
14 8 (13.56%) API Testing
14 8 (13.56%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (13.56%) Software Testing
14 8 (13.56%) Degree
14 8 (13.56%) Regression Testing
14 8 (13.56%) SOAP
15 7 (11.86%) Waterfall

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 2 (3.39%) CICS
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Office
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 26 (44.07%) Selenium
2 11 (18.64%) Robot Framework
3 10 (16.95%) JIRA
4 6 (10.17%) Jasmine
4 6 (10.17%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (8.47%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.69%) Appium
7 1 (1.69%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.69%) Protractor
7 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.69%) TestRail
7 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (37.29%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Games
3 10 (16.95%) Retail
3 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.78%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Test Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) QA Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) Tester
3 11 (18.64%) Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Test Analyst
4 10 (16.95%) QA Test Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Test Leader
6 6 (10.17%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Software Tester
6 6 (10.17%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Test Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Automation Test Lead
9 2 (3.39%) Manual Tester
9 2 (3.39%) QA Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) QA Manager
9 2 (3.39%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.39%) Software QA Engineer
10 1 (1.69%) IT Manager
10 1 (1.69%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) REST
2 8 (13.56%) SOAP
3 5 (8.47%) Gherkin
3 5 (8.47%) Web Services
4 3 (5.08%) .NET
5 2 (3.39%) CGI
5 2 (3.39%) CSS
5 2 (3.39%) HTML
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.39%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.39%) EMV
2 2 (3.39%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.39%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.39%) Physics
2 2 (3.39%) Smartcard
2 2 (3.39%) VSAM
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Unix
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (49.15%) Test Automation
3 16 (27.12%) Automated Testing
4 12 (20.34%) Test Scripting
5 11 (18.64%) BDD
5 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (18.64%) TDD
6 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
6 10 (16.95%) Test Strategy
7 9 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (13.56%) API Testing
8 8 (13.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (13.56%) Regression Testing
8 8 (13.56%) Software Testing
9 7 (11.86%) Waterfall
10 6 (10.17%) Business Analysis
10 6 (10.17%) Performance Testing
10 6 (10.17%) Project Management
10 6 (10.17%) Scrum
11 5 (8.47%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) Java
2 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.17%) C#
4 5 (8.47%) SQL
5 4 (6.78%) Python
6 2 (3.39%) COBOL
6 2 (3.39%) JCL
6 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.69%) C++
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) ISEB
2 13 (22.03%) ISTQB
3 8 (13.56%) Degree
4 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (40.68%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) HP
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle
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