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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Functional Testing
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 135 143
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Functional Testing 28 28 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.04% 0.98% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.07% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 15
Median salary £61,250 £38,750 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.06% +1.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £23,250 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £62,000
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2463 2613 2818
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.49% 91.43% 89.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1567 1476 1771
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,913
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Glasgow +21 15 £52,500 +28.04% 5
Edinburgh -8 13 £70,000 +122.22% 4
Functional Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 19 (38.78%) Java
2 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
2 17 (34.69%) SQL
2 17 (34.69%) Finance
3 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (28.57%) Python
5 12 (24.49%) TDD
5 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
5 12 (24.49%) Analytics
6 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (22.45%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (20.41%) OO
7 10 (20.41%) Project Management
7 10 (20.41%) Oracle
7 10 (20.41%) Hadoop
7 10 (20.41%) Data Analysis
7 10 (20.41%) Business Analysis
7 10 (20.41%) Degree
7 10 (20.41%) Test Strategy
8 9 (18.37%) Machine Learning
8 9 (18.37%) Business Analytics
8 9 (18.37%) Apache Pig
8 9 (18.37%) Ambari
8 9 (18.37%) Change Control
8 9 (18.37%) KYC
8 9 (18.37%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 9 (18.37%) Factor Analysis
8 9 (18.37%) Line Management

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 9 (18.37%) Apache Pig
1 9 (18.37%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.04%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 11 (22.45%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (20.41%) Hadoop
4 9 (18.37%) Apache Hive
4 9 (18.37%) Data Mining
4 9 (18.37%) MySQL
4 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.20%) Bower
2 5 (10.20%) Grunt
2 5 (10.20%) gulp
3 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Banking
2 9 (18.37%) Legal
3 7 (14.29%) Marketing
4 6 (12.24%) Retail
5 3 (6.12%) Games
5 3 (6.12%) Prime Brokerage
6 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) Consultant
3 12 (24.49%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.29%) CRM Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior UI Developer
6 5 (10.20%) UI Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Games Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Java Games Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Tester
8 3 (6.12%) Data Scientist
8 3 (6.12%) Hadoop Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Prime Brokerage Java Developer
8 3 (6.12%) SAS Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Senior SAS Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) Ajax
2 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
2 5 (10.20%) Backbone.js
2 5 (10.20%) CSS
2 5 (10.20%) Ember.js
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
2 5 (10.20%) LESS
2 5 (10.20%) Sass
2 5 (10.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (8.16%) XML
4 3 (6.12%) RESTful
4 3 (6.12%) SOAP
4 3 (6.12%) Spring
5 1 (2.04%) JSON
5 1 (2.04%) RSS
5 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) NHS
2 5 (10.20%) User Experience
3 4 (8.16%) Photography
4 3 (6.12%) Hedge funds
4 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.49%) Analytics
3 12 (24.49%) TDD
3 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
4 10 (20.41%) Business Analysis
4 10 (20.41%) Data Analysis
4 10 (20.41%) OO
4 10 (20.41%) Project Management
4 10 (20.41%) Test Strategy
5 9 (18.37%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 9 (18.37%) Business Analytics
5 9 (18.37%) Change Control
5 9 (18.37%) Factor Analysis
5 9 (18.37%) KYC
5 9 (18.37%) Line Management
5 9 (18.37%) Machine Learning
5 9 (18.37%) Regression Analysis
5 9 (18.37%) Risk Management
5 9 (18.37%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) Java
2 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
2 17 (34.69%) SQL
3 14 (28.57%) Python
4 9 (18.37%) R
5 3 (6.12%) Scala
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
6 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 9 (18.37%) Master's Degree
3 3 (6.12%) ISEB
4 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) Ambari
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
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