The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 162 157 163
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 14 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.063% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.082% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 2
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +19.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £35,000 £31,850
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3232 2453 2599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 79.24% 77.53% 73.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2111 1399 1913
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Manual Testing
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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
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 23 April 2014. 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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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
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Job
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Edinburgh - 14 £30,000 -
Manual Testing
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Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) Automated Testing
2 16 (53.33%) Test Scripting
3 14 (46.67%) Regression Testing
4 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
5 11 (36.67%) Software Testing
6 10 (33.33%) Java
7 9 (30.00%) QA
8 8 (26.67%) Selenium
8 8 (26.67%) Scrum
9 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
10 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (20.00%) JIRA
10 6 (20.00%) HP
10 6 (20.00%) SQL
10 6 (20.00%) LAMP
10 6 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (20.00%) Firmware
11 5 (16.67%) Linux
11 5 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (13.33%) Puppet
12 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
12 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
12 4 (13.33%) ISEB
13 3 (10.00%) UNIX
13 3 (10.00%) Windows
13 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
13 3 (10.00%) Degree
14 2 (6.67%) Test Automation

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Selenium
2 6 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (20.00%) JIRA
3 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.33%) Electronics
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Tester
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Test Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Software Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Test Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Test Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Tester
4 4 (13.33%) QA Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) QA Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior QA Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) LAMP
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Firmware
1 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.33%) Physics
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) UNIX
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) Automated Testing
2 16 (53.33%) Test Scripting
3 14 (46.67%) Regression Testing
4 11 (36.67%) Software Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Scrum
6 6 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.67%) System Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.67%) Validation
10 1 (3.33%) RUP
10 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
10 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
10 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (13.33%) ISEB
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft