Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Functional Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Functional Testing over the 6 months to 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 95 128
Rank change year-on-year -38 +33 -4
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 13 40 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.49% 1.74% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.88% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 18
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -6.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £31,000 £30,525
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,000 £48,750
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +50.00% -7.89% -15.56%

Functional Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2422 2132 2778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.29% 92.70% 92.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1487 1420 1764
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +1.12% +5.95%
10th Percentile £27,300 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,400 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Edinburgh

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Edinburgh

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 6 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (38.46%) SDET
4 5 (38.46%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (23.08%) Retail
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) JIRA
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 2 (15.38%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) Protractor
6 2 (15.38%) Selenium
6 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Protractor
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Bower
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Grunt
3 1 (7.69%) gulp
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Test Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Development Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Development Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Test Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Test Development Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
2 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Ember.js
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) JSF
2 1 (7.69%) LESS
2 1 (7.69%) Sass
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 5 (38.46%) SDET
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) Dependency Management
7 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (7.69%) Test Management
7 1 (7.69%) Time Management
7 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft