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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 132 138 153
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 23 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 0.92% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.02% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 18
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +13.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,375 £27,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £35,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
2606 2847 3212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.20% 90.50% 86.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1473 1819 2152
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,950 £60,000 £62,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 13 £31,250 -10.71%
Edinburgh -7 8 £36,000 +2.85%
Fife - 2 £32,250 -
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.00%) Test Automation
3 18 (36.00%) QA
4 17 (34.00%) Selenium
5 16 (32.00%) Finance
6 15 (30.00%) Automated Testing
7 14 (28.00%) ISEB
8 12 (24.00%) ISTQB
8 12 (24.00%) Test Scripting
9 10 (20.00%) Java
9 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (18.00%) SQL
10 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
10 9 (18.00%) SDLC
11 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
11 8 (16.00%) V-Model
11 8 (16.00%) RUP
12 7 (14.00%) Regression Testing
12 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
12 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (14.00%) Software Testing
12 7 (14.00%) Robot Framework
13 6 (12.00%) Retail
13 6 (12.00%) Test Strategy
13 6 (12.00%) REST
13 6 (12.00%) Cucumber
13 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
13 6 (12.00%) Web Services
13 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
13 6 (12.00%) Games

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 (4.00%) CICS
2 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) DB2
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Selenium
2 7 (14.00%) Robot Framework
3 6 (12.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.00%) Jasmine
4 5 (10.00%) JIRA
4 5 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.00%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.00%) Mocha
6 1 (2.00%) SilkTest
6 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Games
2 6 (12.00%) Retail
2 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Legal
4 2 (4.00%) Front Office
5 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Analyst
2 15 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 14 (28.00%) Test Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) Tester
5 9 (18.00%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (18.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 8 (16.00%) Test Manager
7 6 (12.00%) QA Engineer
7 6 (12.00%) QA Test Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Systems Tester
9 3 (6.00%) QA Manager
9 3 (6.00%) Software Manager
9 3 (6.00%) Software Test Manager
9 3 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) ETL Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Manual Tester
10 2 (4.00%) QA Test Manager
10 2 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Software Tester
10 2 (4.00%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) REST
1 6 (12.00%) Web Services
2 5 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 5 (10.00%) SOAP
3 3 (6.00%) .NET
4 2 (4.00%) CGI
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.00%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.00%) VSAM
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.00%) Derivative
3 1 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.00%) Test Automation
3 15 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 12 (24.00%) Test Scripting
5 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
6 9 (18.00%) SDLC
7 8 (16.00%) RUP
7 8 (16.00%) V-Model
7 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
8 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
8 7 (14.00%) Regression Testing
8 7 (14.00%) Software Testing
8 7 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (12.00%) Test Strategy
10 5 (10.00%) API Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (10.00%) Project Management
10 5 (10.00%) Scrum
10 5 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) Java
2 9 (18.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.00%) C#
5 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.00%) Python
6 2 (4.00%) COBOL
6 2 (4.00%) JCL
6 2 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) C++
7 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) ISEB
2 12 (24.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.00%) Degree
4 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (36.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Charles River
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle