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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 96 88 96
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 1 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.078% 0.87% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 1.00% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 8
Average salary £42,500 £46,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +32.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
1151 1204 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.35% 86.93% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 775 752 803
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 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 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (52.94%) Banking
2 8 (47.06%) HP UFT
2 8 (47.06%) Test Management
2 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
2 8 (47.06%) Fund Accounting
2 8 (47.06%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Investment Banking
4 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
4 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) ISEB
5 3 (17.65%) Retail
5 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
5 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Coaching
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
6 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
6 2 (11.76%) ETL
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
7 1 (5.88%) Lotus
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) VBScript
7 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (52.94%) Banking
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Investment Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
4 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Test Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Trainee
5 2 (11.76%) Trainee Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) ETL Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Fund Accounting
1 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
1 8 (47.06%) Test Management
2 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
2 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
3 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
3 3 (17.65%) Coaching
3 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) V-Model
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Informatica
1 1 (5.88%) Lotus
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Pega
1 1 (5.88%) Teradata
1 1 (5.88%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday