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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 139 125 139
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 14 35 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 1.14% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 1.31% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 29 16
Average salary £36,750 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £50,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
2663 2673 2785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.51% 86.87% 84.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1699 1694 1827
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £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 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 14 February 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
(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
Glasgow -13 13 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Edinburgh -7 1 £42,500 -11.68% 1
Functional Testing
UK

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 20 (40.82%) Test Scripting
2 18 (36.73%) Retail
2 18 (36.73%) ISTQB
2 18 (36.73%) ISEB
3 15 (30.61%) Java
3 15 (30.61%) Software Testing
3 15 (30.61%) Manual Testing
3 15 (30.61%) QA
3 15 (30.61%) Apple iOS
3 15 (30.61%) Mobile App
4 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
4 13 (26.53%) CSS
4 13 (26.53%) HTML
4 13 (26.53%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (26.53%) AngularJS
5 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (22.45%) User Experience
6 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (22.45%) Selenium
7 10 (20.41%) Ajax
7 10 (20.41%) Time Management
7 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
7 10 (20.41%) Web Accessibility
7 10 (20.41%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (20.41%) gulp
7 10 (20.41%) Grunt
7 10 (20.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (20.41%) Bower
7 10 (20.41%) Sass
7 10 (20.41%) LESS

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Selenium
2 10 (20.41%) Bower
2 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.41%) Grunt
2 10 (20.41%) gulp
3 9 (18.37%) HP UFT
4 8 (16.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (36.73%) Retail
2 9 (18.37%) Banking
3 6 (12.24%) Finance
3 6 (12.24%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Analyst
2 23 (46.94%) Test Analyst
3 17 (34.69%) Tester
4 14 (28.57%) Automation Analyst
4 14 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
4 14 (28.57%) Automation Tester
5 13 (26.53%) Developer
6 10 (20.41%) UI Developer
7 6 (12.24%) Test Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Business IT Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (4.08%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (4.08%) IT Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Performance Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Trainee
9 2 (4.08%) Trainee Tester
10 1 (2.04%) ETL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) AngularJS
1 13 (26.53%) CSS
1 13 (26.53%) HTML
2 10 (20.41%) Ajax
2 10 (20.41%) Backbone.js
2 10 (20.41%) Ember.js
2 10 (20.41%) LESS
2 10 (20.41%) Sass
2 10 (20.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (6.12%) HTML5
3 3 (6.12%) jQuery
3 3 (6.12%) REST
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Mobile App
2 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (22.45%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Test Scripting
2 15 (30.61%) Manual Testing
2 15 (30.61%) Software Testing
3 13 (26.53%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.41%) Scrum
5 10 (20.41%) Time Management
5 10 (20.41%) Web Accessibility
5 10 (20.41%) Web Design
6 9 (18.37%) Fund Accounting
6 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
6 9 (18.37%) Test Management
7 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.12%) Coaching
8 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.12%) Performance Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Requirements Management
8 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) Java
2 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) C
4 1 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.04%) VB
4 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) ISEB
1 18 (36.73%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) HP
1 1 (2.04%) Informatica
1 1 (2.04%) Lotus
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.04%) Pega
1 1 (2.04%) Teradata
1 1 (2.04%) VMware
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