The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 117 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 15 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.72% 0.056% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.070% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Average salary £36,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
Non-Functional Testing
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1767 1433 1185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 84.83% 80.51% 80.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1449 1265 1010
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Non-Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Non-Functional Testing Salary Trend in Birmingham

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Non-Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 16 (80.00%) Test Management
2 12 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 9 (45.00%) ISEB
3 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (35.00%) Security Testing
5 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Degree
5 7 (35.00%) .NET
5 7 (35.00%) Test Planning
5 7 (35.00%) Defect Management
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (30.00%) C#
6 6 (30.00%) PHP
6 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (25.00%) QA
7 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) Validation
7 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (20.00%) SDLC
8 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (20.00%) Data Management
8 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (20.00%) HP
8 4 (20.00%) Local Government
9 3 (15.00%) V-Model
9 3 (15.00%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JMeter
1 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) NeoLoad
General
1 4 (20.00%) Local Government
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Test Validation Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Testing Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Life Science
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Test Management
2 12 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (35.00%) Defect Management
5 7 (35.00%) Security Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Test Planning
5 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) Validation
8 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (20.00%) Data Management
8 4 (20.00%) SDLC
8 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (15.00%) Open Source
9 3 (15.00%) V-Model
10 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C#
1 6 (30.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) ISEB
2 7 (35.00%) Degree
3 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Remedy