The median annual salary for a Manual Tester was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 23 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 159 164
Rank change year-on-year +18 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 8 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.30% 0.14% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.14% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 1
Median salary £37,500 £26,250 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -28.08%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +4.83% +3.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2532 2761 2987
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.06% 96.61% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1618 1590 1894
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Manual Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Manual Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Tester in Scotland

Manual Tester
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Manual Tester in Scotland

Manual Tester
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Tester within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Edinburgh +2 8 £37,500 +42.85%
Manual Tester
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland 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 Scotland 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