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

Functional Testing
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 136 129
Rank change year-on-year +20 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 20 25 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.86% 0.85% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.94% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 23
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -18.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £32,900 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £64,500 £56,600
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2122 2654 2770
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.35% 90.49% 89.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1714 1688
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Functional Testing in Scotland

Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

Salary histogram for Functional Testing in Scotland

Functional Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +22 17 £42,500 -7.10%
Glasgow +2 2 £35,500 -5.33%
Fife - 1 £30,000 -
Functional Testing
UK

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

1 29 (60.42%) Finance
2 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (37.50%) SQL
4 15 (31.25%) Python
4 15 (31.25%) Degree
4 15 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (29.17%) Business Analysis
5 14 (29.17%) Hadoop
5 14 (29.17%) Project Management
5 14 (29.17%) Data Analysis
6 13 (27.08%) Workflow
6 13 (27.08%) Scrum
6 13 (27.08%) Data Mining
6 13 (27.08%) SAS
6 13 (27.08%) Regression Analysis
6 13 (27.08%) R
6 13 (27.08%) Change Control
6 13 (27.08%) Business Analytics
6 13 (27.08%) Analytics
6 13 (27.08%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 13 (27.08%) Case Management
6 13 (27.08%) Decision Tree
7 12 (25.00%) KYC
7 12 (25.00%) Apache Pig
7 12 (25.00%) Factor Analysis
7 12 (25.00%) Line Management
7 12 (25.00%) Machine Learning
7 12 (25.00%) Ambari
7 12 (25.00%) Apache Hive
7 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (27.08%) SAS
2 12 (25.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.08%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) DNS
1 2 (4.17%) HTTP
1 2 (4.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) Hadoop
2 13 (27.08%) Data Mining
3 12 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (22.92%) Bower
2 11 (22.92%) gulp
3 10 (20.83%) Grunt
4 6 (12.50%) Selenium
5 2 (4.17%) Appium
6 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.08%) JIRA
6 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 29 (60.42%) Finance
2 12 (25.00%) Legal
3 6 (12.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Senior Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Senior UI Developer
3 11 (22.92%) UI Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Consultant
4 8 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
4 8 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Data Scientist
5 4 (8.33%) Hadoop Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) SAS Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Senior SAS Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) iOS Developer
7 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Development Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior iOS Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Test Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) Ajax
1 11 (22.92%) AngularJS
1 11 (22.92%) CSS
1 11 (22.92%) Sass
2 10 (20.83%) Backbone.js
2 10 (20.83%) Ember.js
2 10 (20.83%) HTML
2 10 (20.83%) LESS
2 10 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (10.42%) .NET
4 4 (8.33%) Web Services
5 3 (6.25%) Core Data
5 3 (6.25%) REST
6 1 (2.08%) JSON
6 1 (2.08%) RSS
6 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.83%) User Experience
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.17%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) Business Analysis
2 14 (29.17%) Data Analysis
2 14 (29.17%) Project Management
3 13 (27.08%) Analytics
3 13 (27.08%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 13 (27.08%) Business Analytics
3 13 (27.08%) Case Management
3 13 (27.08%) Change Control
3 13 (27.08%) Decision Tree
3 13 (27.08%) Regression Analysis
3 13 (27.08%) Scrum
3 13 (27.08%) Workflow
4 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (25.00%) Factor Analysis
4 12 (25.00%) KYC
4 12 (25.00%) Line Management
4 12 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 12 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 12 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) Python
3 13 (27.08%) R
4 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.58%) C
6 6 (12.50%) Java
7 3 (6.25%) C#
7 3 (6.25%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.08%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Degree
2 6 (12.50%) HND
3 3 (6.25%) ISEB
3 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) Ambari
2 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) HP
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle