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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 142 138 156
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 25 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.88% 0.47% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.52% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 10
Median salary £37,500 £44,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £36,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,400 £46,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
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
2568 2680 3248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.07% 89.45% 84.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1525 1676 2167
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 27 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 27 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
Edinburgh +10 12 £26,250 -35.97% 1
Glasgow -14 8 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Fife - 5 £40,000 -
Functional Testing
UK

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) User Experience
3 20 (43.48%) Scrum
3 20 (43.48%) Time Management
3 20 (43.48%) Git (software)
4 16 (34.78%) AngularJS
4 16 (34.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 16 (34.78%) HTML
5 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
5 15 (32.61%) CSS
5 15 (32.61%) Finance
5 15 (32.61%) Web Design
5 15 (32.61%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (32.61%) Sass
5 15 (32.61%) LESS
5 15 (32.61%) Ember.js
5 15 (32.61%) Backbone.js
5 15 (32.61%) Web Accessibility
5 15 (32.61%) Ajax
5 15 (32.61%) Grunt
5 15 (32.61%) Bower
5 15 (32.61%) gulp
6 13 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (26.09%) Regression Testing
8 11 (23.91%) SQL
8 11 (23.91%) Degree
9 9 (19.57%) JIRA
9 9 (19.57%) Test Scripting
10 8 (17.39%) Java
10 8 (17.39%) Migration

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 (2.17%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.17%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
1 1 (2.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (43.48%) Git (software)
2 15 (32.61%) Bower
2 15 (32.61%) Grunt
2 15 (32.61%) gulp
3 9 (19.57%) JIRA
4 7 (15.22%) Selenium
5 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
6 4 (8.70%) LabVIEW
6 4 (8.70%) TestComplete
7 1 (2.17%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.17%) JUnit
7 1 (2.17%) Maven
7 1 (2.17%) TestLink
7 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Electronics
3 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.70%) Military
4 2 (4.35%) Billing
4 2 (4.35%) Law
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) UI Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Tester
4 8 (17.39%) Test Manager
5 6 (13.04%) Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Test Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Automation Tester
6 5 (10.87%) Functional Tester
6 5 (10.87%) QA Automation Tester
6 5 (10.87%) QA Tester
7 4 (8.70%) Development Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior UI Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Test Development Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Release Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) AngularJS
1 16 (34.78%) HTML
1 16 (34.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 15 (32.61%) Ajax
2 15 (32.61%) Backbone.js
2 15 (32.61%) CSS
2 15 (32.61%) Ember.js
2 15 (32.61%) LESS
2 15 (32.61%) Sass
3 2 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.17%) Celery
4 1 (2.17%) Drools
4 1 (2.17%) Flask
4 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.17%) HTML5
4 1 (2.17%) jQuery
4 1 (2.17%) Spring
4 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (50.00%) User Experience
2 13 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) Derivative
4 4 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
1 5 (10.87%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) Scrum
2 20 (43.48%) Time Management
3 15 (32.61%) Responsive Web Design
3 15 (32.61%) Web Accessibility
3 15 (32.61%) Web Design
4 12 (26.09%) Regression Testing
5 9 (19.57%) Test Scripting
6 8 (17.39%) Migration
7 6 (13.04%) Defect Management
7 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Automation Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Data Management
8 5 (10.87%) QA Automation
8 5 (10.87%) SDLC
8 5 (10.87%) Test Planning
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.70%) Project Management
9 4 (8.70%) Six Sigma
9 4 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
2 11 (23.91%) SQL
3 8 (17.39%) Java
4 6 (13.04%) Python
5 4 (8.70%) C
5 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.70%) VB
6 1 (2.17%) C#
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) ISEB
2 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) HP
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) Telerik
3 1 (2.17%) Lotus
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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