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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 94 95
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 14 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.25% 0.30% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.33% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Median salary £42,500 £45,750 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.10% +15.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £34,350 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £57,150 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1046 1226 1206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 93.23% 91.02% 89.27%
Number of salaries quoted 680 828 709
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £59,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 26 (74.29%) Finance
2 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (45.71%) SQL
4 15 (42.86%) Python
4 15 (42.86%) Degree
5 14 (40.00%) Data Analysis
5 14 (40.00%) Hadoop
6 13 (37.14%) Regression Analysis
6 13 (37.14%) R
6 13 (37.14%) Change Control
6 13 (37.14%) Business Analytics
6 13 (37.14%) Analytics
6 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (37.14%) Workflow
6 13 (37.14%) Data Mining
6 13 (37.14%) SAS
6 13 (37.14%) Scrum
6 13 (37.14%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 13 (37.14%) Case Management
6 13 (37.14%) Decision Tree
7 12 (34.29%) Legal
7 12 (34.29%) Business Analysis
7 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
7 12 (34.29%) Risk Management
7 12 (34.29%) Project Management
7 12 (34.29%) Line Management
7 12 (34.29%) Factor Analysis
7 12 (34.29%) KYC
7 12 (34.29%) Apache Pig
7 12 (34.29%) Ambari

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 13 (37.14%) SAS
2 12 (34.29%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
1 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 13 (37.14%) Data Mining
3 12 (34.29%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (31.43%) Bower
2 11 (31.43%) gulp
3 10 (28.57%) Grunt
4 6 (17.14%) Selenium
5 2 (5.71%) Appium
6 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
6 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 26 (74.29%) Finance
2 12 (34.29%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) Senior Developer
3 11 (31.43%) Senior UI Developer
3 11 (31.43%) UI Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Consultant
4 8 (22.86%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (17.14%) Test Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Data Scientist
6 4 (11.43%) Hadoop Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) SAS Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Senior SAS Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) iOS Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Development Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior iOS Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Software Development Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Test Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Ajax
1 11 (31.43%) AngularJS
1 11 (31.43%) CSS
1 11 (31.43%) Sass
2 10 (28.57%) Backbone.js
2 10 (28.57%) Ember.js
2 10 (28.57%) HTML
2 10 (28.57%) LESS
2 10 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (14.29%) .NET
4 3 (8.57%) Core Data
4 3 (8.57%) REST
5 1 (2.86%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) RSS
5 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (28.57%) User Experience
3 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 13 (37.14%) Analytics
3 13 (37.14%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 13 (37.14%) Business Analytics
3 13 (37.14%) Case Management
3 13 (37.14%) Change Control
3 13 (37.14%) Decision Tree
3 13 (37.14%) Regression Analysis
3 13 (37.14%) Scrum
3 13 (37.14%) Workflow
4 12 (34.29%) Business Analysis
4 12 (34.29%) Factor Analysis
4 12 (34.29%) KYC
4 12 (34.29%) Line Management
4 12 (34.29%) Machine Learning
4 12 (34.29%) Project Management
4 12 (34.29%) Risk Management
4 12 (34.29%) Time Management
5 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) Python
3 13 (37.14%) R
4 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.43%) C
6 3 (8.57%) C#
6 3 (8.57%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.86%) Java
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ISEB
2 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) Ambari
2 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) HP