The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 135 134 164
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +30
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 25 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 0.80% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.91% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 9
Median salary £38,750 £45,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £57,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
Functional Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2565 2752 3399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.65% 87.92% 84.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1570 1728 2248
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Functional Testing Salary Trend in Scotland

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Scotland

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -13 13 £38,750 -16.66% 1
Edinburgh +8 8 £31,500 -17.10% 1
West Lothian +2 2 - - 2
Fife - 2 £45,000 -
Functional Testing
UK

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) User Experience
3 17 (43.59%) Time Management
3 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
3 17 (43.59%) Scrum
4 13 (33.33%) HTML
4 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 13 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (30.77%) Sass
5 12 (30.77%) LESS
5 12 (30.77%) Ember.js
5 12 (30.77%) Backbone.js
5 12 (30.77%) Web Accessibility
5 12 (30.77%) Ajax
5 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 12 (30.77%) CSS
5 12 (30.77%) Web Design
5 12 (30.77%) Bower
5 12 (30.77%) Grunt
5 12 (30.77%) gulp
6 11 (28.21%) SQL
7 10 (25.64%) Java
7 10 (25.64%) Regression Testing
7 10 (25.64%) Finance
8 9 (23.08%) JIRA
8 9 (23.08%) Selenium
8 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
9 8 (20.51%) Degree
9 8 (20.51%) QA

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.56%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MySQL
1 1 (2.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Git (software)
2 12 (30.77%) Bower
2 12 (30.77%) Grunt
2 12 (30.77%) gulp
3 9 (23.08%) JIRA
3 9 (23.08%) Selenium
4 5 (12.82%) Cucumber
5 4 (10.26%) TestComplete
6 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.56%) JUnit
7 1 (2.56%) LabVIEW
7 1 (2.56%) Maven
7 1 (2.56%) TestLink
7 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Billing
4 2 (5.13%) Law
5 1 (2.56%) Electronics
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) UI Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Tester
4 8 (20.51%) Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Automation Tester
6 6 (15.38%) Test Manager
7 5 (12.82%) Functional Tester
7 5 (12.82%) QA Automation Tester
7 5 (12.82%) QA Tester
7 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Release Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Technical Business Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 13 (33.33%) HTML
1 13 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 12 (30.77%) Ajax
2 12 (30.77%) Backbone.js
2 12 (30.77%) CSS
2 12 (30.77%) Ember.js
2 12 (30.77%) LESS
2 12 (30.77%) Sass
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.56%) Celery
4 1 (2.56%) Drools
4 1 (2.56%) Flask
4 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.56%) HTML5
4 1 (2.56%) jQuery
4 1 (2.56%) Spring
4 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) User Experience
2 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.82%) Derivative
4 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
1 5 (12.82%) Unix
2 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Scrum
2 17 (43.59%) Time Management
3 12 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (30.77%) Web Accessibility
3 12 (30.77%) Web Design
4 10 (25.64%) Regression Testing
5 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 8 (20.51%) Migration
7 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Automation Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Data Management
8 5 (12.82%) QA Automation
8 5 (12.82%) SDLC
8 5 (12.82%) Test Planning
9 4 (10.26%) Defect Management
9 4 (10.26%) Manual Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 11 (28.21%) SQL
3 10 (25.64%) Java
4 6 (15.38%) Python
5 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.56%) C
6 1 (2.56%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) ISEB
3 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) HP
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Lotus
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Telerik
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