The median annual salary for a Manual Tester was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Tester
Scotland > Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 89 96
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.17% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.17% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 1
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £26,250 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -28.08%  
10th Percentile £33,750 £21,875 £35,750
90th Percentile £41,250 £31,625 £37,250
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £26,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year +42.85% -28.08%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1200 1143 1343
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.01% 95.73% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2912 2248 2946
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.13% +3.52%  

Manual Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Manual Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Tester in Edinburgh

Manual Tester
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Tester in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Manual Tester in Edinburgh

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Manual Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 18 (94.74%) Java
1 18 (94.74%) Python
2 16 (84.21%) TCP/IP
2 16 (84.21%) C
2 16 (84.21%) VB
2 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Solaris
2 16 (84.21%) C++
2 16 (84.21%) Red Hat
2 16 (84.21%) Security Testing
2 16 (84.21%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (84.21%) Ruby
2 16 (84.21%) CREST Certified
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) ISEB
4 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software

Manual Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Solaris
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Penetration Testing
1 16 (84.21%) Security Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
3 2 (10.53%) SDLC
3 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Java
1 18 (94.74%) Python
2 16 (84.21%) C
2 16 (84.21%) C++
2 16 (84.21%) Ruby
2 16 (84.21%) VB
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) CREST Certified
2 3 (15.79%) ISEB
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
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