Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 96 120
Rank change year-on-year -37 +24 +23
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 23 42 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.86% 1.81% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.96% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 22
Edinburgh median annual salary £55,000 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.76% -15.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £28,700 £33,825
90th Percentile £72,500 £46,500 £49,875
Scotland median annual salary £53,750 £35,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year +53.57% -7.28% -16.11%

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 2462 2142 2709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.90% 92.13% 90.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1369 1676
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,050 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £44,603 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.23% +4.71% +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 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 13 (56.52%) Test Automation
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
4 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (26.09%) Service Management
5 6 (26.09%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (26.09%) Fit Analysis
5 6 (26.09%) CRM
5 6 (26.09%) .NET
5 6 (26.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (26.09%) Marketing
5 6 (26.09%) Coaching
5 6 (26.09%) Marketing Automation
5 6 (26.09%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (21.74%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (21.74%) SDET
6 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) Python
7 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
7 4 (17.39%) QA
7 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Degree
8 3 (13.04%) JIRA
8 3 (13.04%) Retail
8 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing

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:

Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
1 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Protractor
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Marketing
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Test Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) CRM Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Development Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Software Development Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Test Development Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Test Automation
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
5 6 (26.09%) Coaching
5 6 (26.09%) CRM
5 6 (26.09%) Fit Analysis
5 6 (26.09%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (26.09%) Marketing Automation
5 6 (26.09%) Service Management
6 5 (21.74%) SDET
6 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
7 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
8 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.70%) BDD
9 2 (8.70%) High Availability
9 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft