The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 271 320 309
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -11
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 30 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 16
Average salary £77,500 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.61% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,930 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +12.94%
Non-Functional Testing
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8225 9878 9780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.86% 83.08% 82.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7055 8202 8619
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 the City of London

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

Non-Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Non-Functional Testing Salary Trend in the City of London

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Non-Functional Testing Salary Histogram in the City of London

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 28 (57.14%) Finance
2 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (46.94%) Banking
4 21 (42.86%) Java
5 17 (34.69%) Selenium
6 16 (32.65%) WebDriver
6 16 (32.65%) BDD
7 13 (26.53%) Performance Testing
7 13 (26.53%) JMeter
8 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
8 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (22.45%) Test Strategy
8 11 (22.45%) Cucumber
8 11 (22.45%) Investment Banking
8 11 (22.45%) C#
9 9 (18.37%) Middleware
10 8 (16.33%) LoadRunner
10 8 (16.33%) Oracle
10 8 (16.33%) QA
10 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (14.29%) Open Source
11 7 (14.29%) ISEB
12 6 (12.24%) Python
12 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
12 6 (12.24%) .NET
12 6 (12.24%) JUnit
12 6 (12.24%) Web Services
12 6 (12.24%) OO
12 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (12.24%) Programme Management

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 5 (10.20%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.08%) MQSeries
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.04%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
1 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) DB2
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Selenium
2 16 (32.65%) WebDriver
3 13 (26.53%) JMeter
4 11 (22.45%) Cucumber
5 8 (16.33%) LoadRunner
6 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
6 6 (12.24%) TeamCity
6 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
6 6 (12.24%) NUnit
6 6 (12.24%) Subversion
6 6 (12.24%) JUnit
7 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
7 5 (10.20%) WinRunner
7 5 (10.20%) HP UFT
8 2 (4.08%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.04%) JIRA
9 1 (2.04%) Bugzilla
General
1 28 (57.14%) Finance
2 23 (46.94%) Banking
3 11 (22.45%) Investment Banking
4 5 (10.20%) Retail
4 5 (10.20%) Legal
5 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.04%) Electronics
6 1 (2.04%) Law
6 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Test Leader
2 11 (22.45%) Tester
3 10 (20.41%) Test Manager
4 9 (18.37%) Test Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Analyst
5 8 (16.33%) Performance Test Leader
6 6 (12.24%) Technical Tester
7 5 (10.20%) Test Specialist
7 5 (10.20%) Technical Manager
7 5 (10.20%) Support Manager
7 5 (10.20%) Development Manager
7 5 (10.20%) Performance Test Specialist
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Architect
10 1 (2.04%) OAT Manager
10 1 (2.04%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) Middleware
2 6 (12.24%) .NET
2 6 (12.24%) Web Services
3 4 (8.16%) RESTful
4 3 (6.12%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (4.08%) Spring
5 2 (4.08%) Application Packaging
5 2 (4.08%) XML
5 2 (4.08%) JMS
6 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) SWIFT
2 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) CESG
3 1 (2.04%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 2 (4.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.65%) BDD
3 13 (26.53%) Performance Testing
4 11 (22.45%) Test Strategy
4 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
5 7 (14.29%) Open Source
6 6 (12.24%) Functional Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Integration Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Programme Management
6 6 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (12.24%) OO
6 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.24%) Performance Engineering
6 6 (12.24%) API Testing
7 5 (10.20%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (10.20%) SOA
7 5 (10.20%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) Java
2 11 (22.45%) C#
3 6 (12.24%) Python
3 6 (12.24%) Ruby
3 6 (12.24%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) ISEB
2 6 (12.24%) ISEB Practitioner
2 6 (12.24%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.20%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.04%) CEH
4 1 (2.04%) CISSP
4 1 (2.04%) CISA
4 1 (2.04%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) ISO 8583
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) IBM
3 4 (8.16%) WorldPay
4 3 (6.12%) HP
5 2 (4.08%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.04%) Fundtech
6 1 (2.04%) SAP