The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 105 90
Rank change year-on-year +20 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 18 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.49% 0.38% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.41% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 5
Median salary £52,500 £41,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.04% +13.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,200 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £46,200 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1116 1218 1140
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 92.16% 93.76% 90.55%
Number of salaries quoted 727 632 718
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Glasgow

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Glasgow over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 16 (80.00%) Java
2 14 (70.00%) TDD
2 14 (70.00%) NoSQL
3 12 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (55.00%) Oracle
4 11 (55.00%) OO
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (50.00%) MySQL
5 10 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (50.00%) Banking
6 7 (35.00%) Retail
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (30.00%) NHS
7 6 (30.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (25.00%) Microservices
9 4 (20.00%) Analytics
9 4 (20.00%) Prime Brokerage
9 4 (20.00%) RESTful
9 4 (20.00%) Scala
9 4 (20.00%) Hedge funds
9 4 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (20.00%) Spring
9 4 (20.00%) Photography
9 4 (20.00%) SOAP
9 4 (20.00%) XML
9 4 (20.00%) SOA
10 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) NoSQL
2 10 (50.00%) MySQL
2 10 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Appium
1 1 (5.00%) Calabash
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (50.00%) Banking
2 7 (35.00%) Retail
3 4 (20.00%) Prime Brokerage
4 1 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
1 14 (70.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Games Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Java Games Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Prime Brokerage Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Head of QA
4 1 (5.00%) Head of Test
4 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) QA Manager
4 1 (5.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) RESTful
1 4 (20.00%) SOAP
1 4 (20.00%) Spring
1 4 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) NHS
2 4 (20.00%) Hedge funds
2 4 (20.00%) Photography
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) TDD
2 12 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (55.00%) OO
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Microservices
5 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (20.00%) Analytics
6 4 (20.00%) SOA
7 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
9 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
9 1 (5.00%) System Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Scala
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
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