The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife 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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Scotland / Fife
Rank 7 - 14
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 4.17% - 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% - 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £26,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Manual Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Fife
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 20 21 48
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 83.33% 75.00% 82.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 34
Median salary £35,000 £29,000 £42,926
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.68% -32.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,600 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Fife

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Fife

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Fife region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline - 1 £26,500 -
Manual Testing
Scotland

Manual Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Fife region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) QMS
4 1 (16.67%) Confluence
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) EMV
4 1 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (16.67%) Smartcard

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Software Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Software Test Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (16.67%) EMV
1 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) QMS
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA