Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 106 122
Rank change year-on-year -30 +16 +15
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.41% 1.40% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 1.51% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10 28 68
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,375 £32,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £47,375 £50,750 £37,500
Scotland median annual salary £36,250 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.86% +2.94%

Manual Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2466 2114 2810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.13% 92.48% 91.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1488 1374 1772
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,505 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Edinburgh

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Edinburgh

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) QA
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 2 (18.18%) Tcl
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Selenium
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) E-business
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables

Manual Testing
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) QA Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Software QA Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
4 1 (9.09%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Product Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Testing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Fintech
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) E-business
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) SDET
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Tcl
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle