Manual Testing Jobs in Scotland

Manual Testing
UK > Scotland

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland requiring Manual Testing skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Manual Testing over the 6 months leading up to 20 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
20 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 242 180 212
Rank change year-on-year -62 +32 -47
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 40 35 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.58% 0.82% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.86% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 39
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,625 £33,500
25th Percentile £38,250 £36,851 £36,527
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,500 £60,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -35.83% +50.00% -
75th Percentile £45,000 £72,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £75,000 £50,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland

Manual Testing falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in Scotland.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,115 4,054 5,784
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 89.41% 94.68% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,571 2,031 2,895
10th Percentile £28,250 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +12.24%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £83,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,899 £60,000
% change year-on-year -9.69% +1.50% +9.09%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Scotland

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Manual Testing in Scotland.

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Scotland

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Manual Testing in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Scotland

Manual Testing
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 Testing within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 June 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Aberdeen - 18 £38,500 -
Glasgow -100 16 - -
Edinburgh +17 4 £60,000 -9.43% 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 £45,000 -
Dundee - 1 £50,000 -
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) SaaS
2 9 (22.50%) BlazeMeter
3 8 (20.00%) Azure
4 4 (10.00%) AWS
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Cypress.io
2 10 (25.00%) JIRA
3 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
3 9 (22.50%) Gradle
3 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
3 9 (22.50%) JMeter
3 9 (22.50%) Maven
4 4 (10.00%) Git
4 4 (10.00%) Selenium
4 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.50%) Postman
5 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (60.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 21 (52.50%) Social Skills
3 20 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (40.00%) Finance
4 16 (40.00%) Law
4 16 (40.00%) Marketing
5 7 (17.50%) Banking
5 7 (17.50%) Investment Banking
5 7 (17.50%) Legal
5 7 (17.50%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (10.00%) Aviation
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) QA Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 10 (25.00%) Tester
3 9 (22.50%) Java Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) QA Software Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Software Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Business Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Onboarding Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Software QA Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Lead
7 3 (7.50%) QA Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Quality Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) Ext JS
1 9 (22.50%) React
1 9 (22.50%) Spring
1 9 (22.50%) Spring Boot
2 4 (10.00%) CSS
2 4 (10.00%) DOM
2 4 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (7.50%) Playwright
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Market Risk
2 7 (17.50%) Credit Derivative
2 7 (17.50%) Derivative
2 7 (17.50%) Fixed Income
2 7 (17.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (17.50%) Hedge funds
2 7 (17.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 7 (17.50%) Onboarding
2 7 (17.50%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) Test Automation
2 22 (55.00%) Regression Testing
3 20 (50.00%) Agile
3 20 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 17 (42.50%) TDD
5 16 (40.00%) BDD
5 16 (40.00%) Risk Management
6 14 (35.00%) SDLC
6 14 (35.00%) System Testing
7 11 (27.50%) Scrum
7 11 (27.50%) Test Strategy
8 10 (25.00%) Test Planning
8 10 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (22.50%) Data Validation
9 9 (22.50%) Electronic Trading
9 9 (22.50%) Microservices
9 9 (22.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) Java
1 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (32.50%) C#
2 13 (32.50%) SQL
3 9 (22.50%) Python
4 3 (7.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (52.50%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) TOWER Software
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle