Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Manual Tester was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 131 -
Rank change year-on-year -15 - +148
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.29% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% - -
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 -
% change year-on-year +19.05% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2615 2226 2888
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 95.29% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1460 1848
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,800 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 7 (87.50%) Security Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Ruby
1 7 (87.50%) C
1 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) VB
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Solaris
1 7 (87.50%) Python
1 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
1 7 (87.50%) CREST Certified
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing

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 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Solaris
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Security Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C
1 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Python
1 7 (87.50%) Ruby
1 7 (87.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CREST Certified
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat