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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 170 154 157
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.056% 0.033% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.040% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
2961 2507 2493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.18% 81.58% 77.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1902 1628 1650
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen - 1 £32,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Functional Testing
UK

Functional Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Lean Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Military
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) HND
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Lean Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) HND
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree