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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 68 74 94
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 28 30 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.28% 1.93% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 2.14% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 4
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.61%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
1120 1400 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.28% 89.97% 86.92%
Number of salaries quoted 742 902 849
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Functional 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (75.00%) Finance
3 29 (72.50%) User Experience
4 27 (67.50%) Scrum
4 27 (67.50%) Time Management
5 25 (62.50%) Git (software)
5 25 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (62.50%) Web Design
5 25 (62.50%) HTML
5 25 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 25 (62.50%) CSS
5 25 (62.50%) Bower
5 25 (62.50%) gulp
5 25 (62.50%) Backbone.js
5 25 (62.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 25 (62.50%) Sass
5 25 (62.50%) LESS
5 25 (62.50%) Ember.js
5 25 (62.50%) AngularJS
5 25 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 25 (62.50%) Grunt
6 22 (55.00%) Web Accessibility
6 22 (55.00%) Ajax
7 16 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (15.00%) Front End Development
8 6 (15.00%) Web Development
9 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
10 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 4 (10.00%) Selenium

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 25 (62.50%) Bower
1 25 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 25 (62.50%) Grunt
1 25 (62.50%) gulp
2 4 (10.00%) Selenium
3 3 (7.50%) Appium
4 2 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.50%) TestLink
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Developer
2 25 (62.50%) UI Developer
3 19 (47.50%) Senior Developer
3 19 (47.50%) Senior UI Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (15.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Web UI Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Test Manager
6 3 (7.50%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Tester
8 1 (2.50%) Agile Tester
8 1 (2.50%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (62.50%) AngularJS
1 25 (62.50%) Backbone.js
1 25 (62.50%) CSS
1 25 (62.50%) Ember.js
1 25 (62.50%) HTML
1 25 (62.50%) LESS
1 25 (62.50%) Sass
1 25 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 22 (55.00%) Ajax
3 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) Core Data
3 3 (7.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (72.50%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (67.50%) Scrum
2 27 (67.50%) Time Management
3 25 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (62.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 25 (62.50%) Web Design
4 22 (55.00%) Web Accessibility
5 16 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (15.00%) Front End Development
6 6 (15.00%) Web Development
7 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (7.50%) Defect Management
9 3 (7.50%) iOS Development
9 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) C
3 3 (7.50%) Objective-C
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Telerik
2 1 (2.50%) HP