The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 89 95 104
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 6 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.46% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.49% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 5
Average salary £30,750 £38,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.07% -8.43%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
Functional Testing
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1169 1223 1437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.13% 88.43% 87.52%
Number of salaries quoted 753 730 931
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing.

1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) User Experience
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Law
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Telerik
4 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) TestLink
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Development
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) Celery
1 1 (14.29%) Flask
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Lotus
1 1 (14.29%) Telerik
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