The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 90 84 95
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 1 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.10% 0.77% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.94% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 1
Average salary £45,000 £67,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +83.67%
UK excluding London average salary £42,930 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +12.94%
Non-Functional Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
819 962 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.05% 81.94% 80.52%
Number of salaries quoted 724 800 738
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Non-Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Non-Functional Testing Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Non-Functional Testing
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable -18 1 £45,000 -33.33%
Non-Functional Testing
East of England

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Non-Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Non-Functional Testing.

1 13 (86.67%) SQL
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 12 (80.00%) HP
3 11 (73.33%) Java
3 11 (73.33%) LoadRunner
4 10 (66.67%) Test Strategy
5 9 (60.00%) Performance Testing
5 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
5 9 (60.00%) Shell Script
5 9 (60.00%) PL/SQL
5 9 (60.00%) Oracle
6 8 (53.33%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
8 3 (20.00%) MS Office
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) Release Management
8 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (6.67%) JMeter
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (6.67%) ISEB
9 1 (6.67%) Sun Certification
9 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
9 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (6.67%) Banking
9 1 (6.67%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (6.67%) Degree
9 1 (6.67%) Selenium
9 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
9 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 1 (6.67%) SoapUI

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Non-Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Non-Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.67%) VersaTest
2 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Architect
1 10 (66.67%) Test Architect
2 8 (53.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategist
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 9 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (20.00%) Release Management
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) Java
3 9 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 9 (60.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) Sun Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) HP
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft