Period
to 15 July 2018

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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 123 110
Rank change year-on-year -4 -13 +21
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 27 21 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.99% 0.85% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.91% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 15
Edinburgh median annual salary £43,750 £62,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +83.82% -14.47%
10th Percentile £32,550 £37,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £72,250 £72,500 £47,500
Scotland median annual salary £41,000 £52,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -21.90% +40.00% -6.25%

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 2,538 2,301 2,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.38% 92.89% 92.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,598 1,446 1,475
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,400 £72,500 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Test Automation
3 10 (37.04%) Scrum
4 9 (33.33%) Selenium
5 8 (29.63%) User Experience
6 7 (25.93%) Task Automation
6 7 (25.93%) Java
6 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
6 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
7 6 (22.22%) QA
7 6 (22.22%) Mathematics
7 6 (22.22%) Apache Flex
7 6 (22.22%) HTML
7 6 (22.22%) CSS
7 6 (22.22%) Web Design
7 6 (22.22%) Grunt
7 6 (22.22%) npm
7 6 (22.22%) gulp
7 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 6 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (22.22%) Bower
7 6 (22.22%) Time Management
7 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 6 (22.22%) SpecFlow
7 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (22.22%) Sass
7 6 (22.22%) LESS
8 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (18.52%) JavaFX
8 5 (18.52%) Open Source

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) npm
2 2 (7.41%) SaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Akamai
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Selenium
2 6 (22.22%) Bower
2 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (22.22%) Grunt
2 6 (22.22%) gulp
2 6 (22.22%) SpecFlow
3 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
4 4 (14.81%) Protractor
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.70%) Gradle
6 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.70%) Ranorex
6 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
1 5 (18.52%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Head of Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Java Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) UI Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) QA Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 6 (22.22%) Apache Flex
1 6 (22.22%) CSS
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
1 6 (22.22%) LESS
1 6 (22.22%) Sass
1 6 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (18.52%) JavaFX
3 4 (14.81%) React
4 3 (11.11%) Backbone.js
4 3 (11.11%) Ember.js
4 3 (11.11%) Swing
5 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
5 2 (7.41%) Symfony
6 1 (3.70%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) User Experience
2 5 (18.52%) Algorithms
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Android
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Test Automation
3 10 (37.04%) Scrum
4 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Task Automation
5 6 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (22.22%) Time Management
5 6 (22.22%) Web Design
6 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (18.52%) Open Source
6 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.81%) BDD
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.81%) Resource Management
7 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Java
1 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) PHP
3 2 (7.41%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) Groovy
4 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft