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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 142 140 135
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 15 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.76% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.93% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 14
Average salary £34,000 £38,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.68% +24.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £45,000 £35,350
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +7.03%
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
2539 2801 2278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 83.80% 82.09% 79.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1834 1396
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
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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
Glasgow +12 4 £36,500 +21.66% 1
Edinburgh -7 4 £35,250 +7.63% 2
Fife - 3 - -
Aberdeen +11 2 £31,000 -11.42%
Dundee 0 1 £22,000 -51.11%
Stirling - 1 £51,000 -
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 23 (62.16%) Automated Testing
2 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 18 (48.65%) ISEB
3 16 (43.24%) ISTQB
4 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (40.54%) Software Testing
5 11 (29.73%) Windows
6 10 (27.03%) RDBMS
6 10 (27.03%) UNIX
6 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
6 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
7 8 (21.62%) Selenium
8 6 (16.22%) QA
9 5 (13.51%) JIRA
9 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (10.81%) BDD
10 4 (10.81%) Automation Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
11 3 (8.11%) JMeter
11 3 (8.11%) Finance
11 3 (8.11%) LoadRunner
11 3 (8.11%) Scrum
11 3 (8.11%) JUnit
11 3 (8.11%) .NET
11 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
11 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (8.11%) TDD
11 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
11 3 (8.11%) Functional Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) RDBMS
1 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Selenium
2 5 (13.51%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) JMeter
3 3 (8.11%) LoadRunner
3 3 (8.11%) JUnit
3 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.70%) MSTest
5 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Analyst
1 17 (45.95%) Test Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) Software Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Verification Engineer
4 9 (24.32%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Tester
7 1 (2.70%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) UNIX
3 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.41%) Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Automated Testing
2 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) Software Testing
3 10 (27.03%) Test Scripting
4 4 (10.81%) BDD
4 4 (10.81%) Automation Testing
4 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Scrum
5 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.11%) TDD
5 3 (8.11%) Functional Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Test Management
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.70%) User Stories
7 1 (2.70%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) ISEB
2 16 (43.24%) ISTQB
3 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) Twitter
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Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
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