Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 131 91
Rank change year-on-year +11 -40 +29
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 27 22 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.06% 0.82% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.88% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 14
Edinburgh median annual salary £43,500 £55,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.91% +61.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £32,300 £22,500 £30,650
90th Percentile £51,750 £72,500 £46,750
Scotland median annual salary £41,250 £52,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -21.43% +50.00% -6.67%

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 2,359 2,504 2,133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.02% 93.05% 93.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,422 1,500 1,358
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%

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 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 October 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%) Test Automation
2 17 (62.96%) Selenium
3 13 (48.15%) Java
4 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (44.44%) Cucumber
5 11 (40.74%) ISTQB
6 10 (37.04%) ITIL
6 10 (37.04%) Mentoring
6 10 (37.04%) Collaborative Working
7 9 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (33.33%) Scrum
8 8 (29.63%) Finance
8 8 (29.63%) SQL
9 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
9 7 (25.93%) QA
9 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (22.22%) SpecFlow
10 6 (22.22%) Gherkin
10 6 (22.22%) SDLC
10 6 (22.22%) Mathematics
10 6 (22.22%) C#
11 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
11 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (18.52%) API Testing
11 5 (18.52%) Acceptance Criteria
11 5 (18.52%) Virtual Team
11 5 (18.52%) Task Automation
11 5 (18.52%) Product Management
11 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
11 5 (18.52%) Ranorex

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 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) DataStage
1 1 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) Selenium
2 12 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 6 (22.22%) SpecFlow
4 5 (18.52%) Ranorex
4 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (7.41%) FitNesse
5 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.70%) ER Studio
6 1 (3.70%) Toad
6 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Tester
2 10 (37.04%) Automation Tester
3 9 (33.33%) Developer
4 6 (22.22%) QA Automation Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) QA Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Lead Tester
7 2 (7.41%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Gherkin
2 4 (14.81%) CGI
3 3 (11.11%) JavaFX
4 2 (7.41%) Swing
4 2 (7.41%) Symfony
5 1 (3.70%) .NET
5 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Virtual Team
2 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.70%) Fintech
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) AIX
1 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Test Automation
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Collaborative Working
3 10 (37.04%) ITIL
3 10 (37.04%) Mentoring
4 9 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Scrum
5 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 6 (22.22%) SDLC
7 5 (18.52%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (18.52%) API Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Product Management
7 5 (18.52%) Task Automation
8 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Open Source
8 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
3 3 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle