The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 84 96 69
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -27
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.60% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.30% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
Non-Functional Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
714 660 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 85.92% 84.51% 88.93%
Number of salaries quoted 513 585 428
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Non-Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Non-Functional Testing Salary Trend in Dorset

Non-Functional Testing
Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
Bournemouth +5 3 - -
Poole - 2 £34,000 -
Non-Functional Testing
South West

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 17 (89.47%) Software Testing
2 14 (73.68%) Functional Testing
3 13 (68.42%) Finance
4 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (63.16%) Security Testing
4 12 (63.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (57.89%) SoapUI
5 11 (57.89%) REST
5 11 (57.89%) Selenium
5 11 (57.89%) SQL
5 11 (57.89%) Visual Studio
5 11 (57.89%) SOAP
5 11 (57.89%) Web Services
5 11 (57.89%) SOA
6 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (47.37%) .NET
7 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
9 6 (31.58%) QA
9 6 (31.58%) Degree
9 6 (31.58%) ISEB
10 5 (26.32%) HP UFT
10 5 (26.32%) LoadRunner
10 5 (26.32%) Middleware
10 5 (26.32%) HP
10 5 (26.32%) Banking
10 5 (26.32%) XML Messaging
10 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
10 5 (26.32%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) 2G
1 1 (5.26%) 3G
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (57.89%) Selenium
2 11 (57.89%) SoapUI
2 11 (57.89%) Visual Studio
3 5 (26.32%) HP UFT
3 5 (26.32%) LoadRunner
3 5 (26.32%) YourKit
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) TestComplete
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Tester
2 11 (57.89%) Automated Tester
2 11 (57.89%) Software Tester
3 7 (36.84%) SOA Tester
4 5 (26.32%) Lead Tester
4 5 (26.32%) Non-Functional Tester
4 5 (26.32%) QA Leader
4 5 (26.32%) QA Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) REST
1 11 (57.89%) SOAP
1 11 (57.89%) Web Services
2 9 (47.37%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) JMS
3 5 (26.32%) Middleware
3 5 (26.32%) XML
3 5 (26.32%) XML Messaging
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 5 (26.32%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Software Testing
2 14 (73.68%) Functional Testing
3 12 (63.16%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (63.16%) Security Testing
4 11 (57.89%) SOA
5 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
7 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
7 5 (26.32%) Wealth Management
8 1 (5.26%) Coaching
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) Defect Management
8 1 (5.26%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (5.26%) Line Management
8 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) System Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
1 6 (31.58%) ISEB
2 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) CA Service Virtualization
1 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (26.32%) nmon
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Dynatrace
2 5 (26.32%) HP
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle