The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 99 83 101
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 13 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.96% 0.74% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.82% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 4
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £50,000 £46,850
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1229 971 1026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 90.37% 89.33% 84.65%
Number of salaries quoted 750 632 645
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,976
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £63,500 £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 Glasgow

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

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Glasgow

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 16 (51.61%) ISTQB
2 15 (48.39%) Retail
2 15 (48.39%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) ISEB
2 15 (48.39%) QA
2 15 (48.39%) Test Scripting
2 15 (48.39%) Manual Testing
2 15 (48.39%) Software Testing
2 15 (48.39%) Apple iOS
2 15 (48.39%) Mobile App
3 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 13 (41.94%) HTML
3 13 (41.94%) CSS
3 13 (41.94%) Responsive Web Design
3 13 (41.94%) AngularJS
4 11 (35.48%) Selenium
4 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (35.48%) User Experience
5 10 (32.26%) gulp
5 10 (32.26%) Scrum
5 10 (32.26%) Web Design
5 10 (32.26%) Time Management
5 10 (32.26%) Ajax
5 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
5 10 (32.26%) Web Accessibility
5 10 (32.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (32.26%) Sass
5 10 (32.26%) LESS
5 10 (32.26%) Ember.js
5 10 (32.26%) Grunt

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Selenium
2 10 (32.26%) Bower
2 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (32.26%) Grunt
2 10 (32.26%) gulp
3 8 (25.81%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (48.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Analyst
1 16 (51.61%) Test Analyst
2 15 (48.39%) Tester
3 14 (45.16%) Automation Analyst
3 14 (45.16%) Automation Test Analyst
3 14 (45.16%) Automation Tester
4 13 (41.94%) Developer
5 10 (32.26%) UI Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.45%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (3.23%) Applications Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Author
8 1 (3.23%) Graduate
8 1 (3.23%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Graduate Web Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Mobile Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Author
8 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) AngularJS
1 13 (41.94%) CSS
1 13 (41.94%) HTML
2 10 (32.26%) Ajax
2 10 (32.26%) Backbone.js
2 10 (32.26%) Ember.js
2 10 (32.26%) LESS
2 10 (32.26%) Sass
2 10 (32.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (9.68%) HTML5
3 3 (9.68%) jQuery
3 3 (9.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Mobile App
2 11 (35.48%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Manual Testing
1 15 (48.39%) Software Testing
1 15 (48.39%) Test Scripting
2 13 (41.94%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (32.26%) Scrum
4 10 (32.26%) Time Management
4 10 (32.26%) Web Accessibility
4 10 (32.26%) Web Design
5 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Front End Development
7 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.23%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) ISTQB
2 15 (48.39%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (48.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) HP
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