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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 100 113 86
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £39,500 - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
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
1187 1397 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.58% 85.60% 79.37%
Number of salaries quoted 697 911 490
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) HP

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP