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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 89 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 7 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.64% 1.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 0
Average salary £86,000 £51,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £57,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
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
937 934 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 86.28% 80.52% 78.27%
Number of salaries quoted 804 807 783
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Non-Functional Testing Salary Histogram 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 7 July 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 -1 6 £86,000 +29.81%
Non-Functional Testing
East of England

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 19 (82.61%) HP
2 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 18 (78.26%) Finance
3 16 (69.57%) LoadRunner
4 14 (60.87%) Java
5 13 (56.52%) Test Strategy
6 12 (52.17%) Oracle Database
6 12 (52.17%) PL/SQL
6 12 (52.17%) Oracle
6 12 (52.17%) Shell Script
6 12 (52.17%) Performance Testing
7 8 (34.78%) Strategic Planning
8 7 (30.43%) WebLogic
9 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
10 5 (21.74%) MS Office
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
10 5 (21.74%) Release Management
11 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
11 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
12 3 (13.04%) NonStop SQL
13 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
13 2 (8.70%) ISEB
13 2 (8.70%) Sun Certification
13 2 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 2 (8.70%) Banking
13 2 (8.70%) Degree
14 1 (4.35%) JIRA
14 1 (4.35%) Selenium
14 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
14 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 7 (30.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.04%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.35%) ClearQuest
2 1 (4.35%) JMeter
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
General
1 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Architect
1 15 (65.22%) Test Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Test Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Tester
6 1 (4.35%) IT Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Test Strategist
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Test Strategy
2 12 (52.17%) Performance Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Strategic Planning
4 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
5 5 (21.74%) Release Management
6 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.35%) CRM
8 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 14 (60.87%) Java
3 12 (52.17%) PL/SQL
3 12 (52.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
1 2 (8.70%) Sun Certification
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) HP
2 12 (52.17%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) VocaLink