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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 95 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.064% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.074% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +13.97%
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
1257 1349 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 87.72% 86.75% 84.60%
Number of salaries quoted 788 880 593
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Test Management
2 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XSL
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Programme Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Test Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Programme Test Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Test Programme Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSL
1 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
1 1 (14.29%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) Test Management
1 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
1 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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