The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 26 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 0.85% - 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% - 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £51,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Manual Testing
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
106 59 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 90.60% 90.77% 77.34%
Number of salaries quoted 57 35 87
Average salary £48,250 £41,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.56% -1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Stirling region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Stirling

Manual Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 9 (100.00%) ISEB
1 9 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Product Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Manager
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Product Management
2 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
1 9 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) HP