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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 123 128 113
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 23 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.97% 0.20% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.23% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 12
Median salary £38,891 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.28% -8.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
2054 1723 1607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.41% 85.13% 83.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1498 1403 1412
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Non-Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

Non-Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Non-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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 40 (80.00%) Test Management
2 33 (66.00%) Security Testing
2 33 (66.00%) Test Automation
3 29 (58.00%) ISEB
4 27 (54.00%) Functional Testing
4 27 (54.00%) Test Strategy
5 16 (32.00%) Test Planning
5 16 (32.00%) Data Centre
5 16 (32.00%) Validation
6 14 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (24.00%) Test Scripting
8 11 (22.00%) Automated Testing
8 11 (22.00%) Defect Management
9 10 (20.00%) Manufacturing
9 10 (20.00%) C#
9 10 (20.00%) .NET
9 10 (20.00%) Performance Testing
9 10 (20.00%) Life Science
10 9 (18.00%) QA
10 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
10 9 (18.00%) Degree
10 9 (18.00%) PHP
10 9 (18.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (16.00%) Finance
11 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
11 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (16.00%) Data Management
11 8 (16.00%) Web Development
12 7 (14.00%) Selenium
13 6 (12.00%) HP

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Selenium
2 5 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (6.00%) JMeter
4 2 (4.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.00%) NeoLoad
5 1 (2.00%) Gatling
5 1 (2.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) SilkTest
5 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 10 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (16.00%) Finance
3 5 (10.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (68.00%) Test Manager
2 16 (32.00%) Service Manager
2 16 (32.00%) Test Validation Manager
3 11 (22.00%) Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) Test Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Applications Tester
6 1 (2.00%) Consultant
6 1 (2.00%) Head of Testing
6 1 (2.00%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Performance Test Consultant
6 1 (2.00%) Performance Test Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.00%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.00%) Test Consultant
6 1 (2.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (20.00%) Life Science
3 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Android
1 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (80.00%) Test Management
2 33 (66.00%) Security Testing
2 33 (66.00%) Test Automation
3 27 (54.00%) Functional Testing
3 27 (54.00%) Test Strategy
4 16 (32.00%) Test Planning
4 16 (32.00%) Validation
5 14 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (24.00%) Test Scripting
7 11 (22.00%) Automated Testing
7 11 (22.00%) Defect Management
8 10 (20.00%) Performance Testing
9 9 (18.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (16.00%) Data Management
10 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
10 8 (16.00%) Web Development
11 6 (12.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (6.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) C#
2 9 (18.00%) PHP
3 1 (2.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) Python
3 1 (2.00%) Ruby
3 1 (2.00%) Scala
3 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (58.00%) ISEB
2 9 (18.00%) Degree
3 4 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) HP
2 1 (2.00%) SOASTA, Inc