Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 120 125
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 27 16 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.17% 0.75% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.81% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 26
Glasgow median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -4.11% -2.67%
10th Percentile £35,500 £30,000 £32,875
90th Percentile £71,250 £46,350 £40,250
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +50.00% -7.89% -15.56%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2115 1982 2357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 91.88% 92.70% 91.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1074 1505
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Banking
3 13 (48.15%) TDD
3 13 (48.15%) Java
3 13 (48.15%) NoSQL
4 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
4 10 (37.04%) Selenium
4 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (37.04%) Scenario Testing
5 9 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 9 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (33.33%) OO
5 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 9 (33.33%) MySQL
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle
5 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
6 8 (29.63%) WebDriver
6 8 (29.63%) Appium
7 7 (25.93%) Defect Management
7 7 (25.93%) Mobile Banking
7 7 (25.93%) IBM
7 7 (25.93%) Cognizant
7 7 (25.93%) NHS
7 7 (25.93%) Retail
8 6 (22.22%) SQL
9 5 (18.52%) QA
10 4 (14.81%) Test Management
10 4 (14.81%) Analytics

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.41%) BlazeMeter
2 2 (7.41%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) NoSQL
2 9 (33.33%) MySQL
2 9 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Selenium
2 8 (29.63%) Appium
2 8 (29.63%) WebDriver
3 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) JMeter
3 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
3 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.41%) Zephyr
4 1 (3.70%) Calabash
General
1 16 (59.26%) Banking
2 7 (25.93%) Retail
3 4 (14.81%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
1 13 (48.15%) Java Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Analyst
3 10 (37.04%) Test Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Prime Brokerage Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Games Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Java Games Developer
6 2 (7.41%) QA Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Head of QA
7 1 (3.70%) Head of Test
7 1 (3.70%) QA Manager
7 1 (3.70%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) RESTful
1 4 (14.81%) SOAP
1 4 (14.81%) Spring
1 4 (14.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Mobile Banking
1 7 (25.93%) NHS
2 4 (14.81%) Hedge funds
3 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.41%) Photography
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) TDD
3 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (37.04%) Scenario Testing
3 10 (37.04%) Test Automation
4 9 (33.33%) OO
5 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
6 7 (25.93%) Defect Management
7 4 (14.81%) Analytics
7 4 (14.81%) Microservices
7 4 (14.81%) SOA
7 4 (14.81%) Test Management
8 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (7.41%) BDD
9 2 (7.41%) Data Validation
9 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
9 2 (7.41%) System Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Scala
5 2 (7.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 9 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Cognizant
2 7 (25.93%) IBM