The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 702 775 755
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -20
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 176 122 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 112 95 74
Average salary £46,750 £60,340 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.52% +27.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,320 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £98,000 £83,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,715 £58,670 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-27.19% +38.04%
Non-Functional Testing
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86640 90513 82524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.74% 82.77% 81.09%
Number of salaries quoted 71744 73516 68202
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Non-Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in England

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

Non-Functional Testing Salary Trend in England

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Non-Functional Testing Salary Histogram in England

Non-Functional Testing
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 31 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
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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
London +26 56 £62,500 +8.69%
South West +28 40 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Yorkshire +20 29 £45,000 -25.42% 1
North West +12 19 £45,000 -18.18% 2
East of England -14 14 £55,000 -24.13% 1
South East +3 8 £39,250 -7.64% 2
West Midlands -9 2 £44,379 -13.82%
Non-Functional Testing
UK

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 167 (50.61%) Finance
2 123 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (35.45%) QA
4 110 (33.33%) ISEB
5 101 (30.61%) Java
6 97 (29.39%) SQL
6 97 (29.39%) Performance Testing
7 78 (23.64%) Oracle
8 75 (22.73%) Test Strategy
9 72 (21.82%) Selenium
10 70 (21.21%) LoadRunner
11 69 (20.91%) Test Automation
11 69 (20.91%) Banking
12 64 (19.39%) Test Scripting
13 60 (18.18%) HP
14 59 (17.88%) IBM
14 59 (17.88%) ISTQB
15 54 (16.36%) XML
16 52 (15.76%) Test Management
17 51 (15.45%) User Acceptance Testing
17 51 (15.45%) Middleware
17 51 (15.45%) JMeter
17 51 (15.45%) Line Management
18 48 (14.55%) Coaching
19 44 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
19 44 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
20 43 (13.03%) Mentoring
20 43 (13.03%) Configuration Management
21 41 (12.42%) WebDriver
22 39 (11.82%) Test Planning

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 33 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (1.52%) Tuxedo
2 5 (1.52%) MQSeries
2 5 (1.52%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (1.21%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (0.91%) IIS
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle BPEL
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.30%) Apache
6 1 (0.30%) MTS
Applications
1 20 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 32 (9.70%) Temenos T24
1 32 (9.70%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.30%) BASE24
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.12%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.91%) SSL
2 3 (0.91%) Internet
2 3 (0.91%) Network Security
3 2 (0.61%) DNS
4 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.30%) ATM
4 1 (0.30%) LAN
4 1 (0.30%) VoIP
4 1 (0.30%) WAN
4 1 (0.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 32 (9.70%) OLTP
3 24 (7.27%) Oracle Database
4 21 (6.36%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (1.82%) NonStop SQL
6 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.52%) DB2
7 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 72 (21.82%) Selenium
2 70 (21.21%) LoadRunner
3 51 (15.45%) JMeter
4 41 (12.42%) WebDriver
5 34 (10.30%) HP UFT
6 26 (7.88%) SoapUI
7 24 (7.27%) JUnit
8 19 (5.76%) Cucumber
8 19 (5.76%) Selenium IDE
9 18 (5.45%) JIRA
10 14 (4.24%) NUnit
11 9 (2.73%) Visual Studio
11 9 (2.73%) Jenkins
12 8 (2.42%) ClearQuest
13 7 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (1.82%) NeoLoad
14 6 (1.82%) Subversion
14 6 (1.82%) TeamCity
14 6 (1.82%) Git (software)
15 5 (1.52%) WinRunner
General
1 167 (50.61%) Finance
2 69 (20.91%) Banking
3 33 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 13 (3.94%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.64%) Retail
6 6 (1.82%) Legal
6 6 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 81 (24.55%) Test Manager
2 71 (21.52%) Analyst
3 70 (21.21%) Test Analyst
4 52 (15.76%) Tester
5 39 (11.82%) Architect
6 28 (8.48%) Test Leader
7 23 (6.97%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 19 (5.76%) Test Engineer
9 18 (5.45%) Consultant
9 18 (5.45%) Test Architect
10 16 (4.85%) Automation Tester
11 15 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
11 15 (4.55%) Performance Test Leader
12 14 (4.24%) Test Consultant
13 12 (3.64%) Technical Engineer
13 12 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
14 11 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (3.33%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
15 9 (2.73%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (16.36%) XML
2 51 (15.45%) Middleware
3 22 (6.67%) .NET
4 20 (6.06%) Web Services
5 15 (4.55%) Apache Flex
6 11 (3.33%) SOAP
7 8 (2.42%) RESTful
8 5 (1.52%) Gherkin
8 5 (1.52%) JMS
8 5 (1.52%) Application Packaging
8 5 (1.52%) Spring
9 4 (1.21%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (1.21%) WSDL
9 4 (1.21%) XSD
9 4 (1.21%) REST
10 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.61%) WCF
10 2 (0.61%) WPF
10 2 (0.61%) WinForms
11 1 (0.30%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.24%) N-Tier
3 11 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.12%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.82%) Statistics
7 5 (1.52%) AS400
7 5 (1.52%) iSeries
7 5 (1.52%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.21%) GIS
8 4 (1.21%) Derivative
9 3 (0.91%) CMDB
9 3 (0.91%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.91%) PKI
9 3 (0.91%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.61%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.61%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.61%) Equities
10 2 (0.61%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.67%) Linux
2 18 (5.45%) Windows
3 17 (5.15%) UNIX
4 10 (3.03%) Android
4 10 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (29.39%) Performance Testing
3 75 (22.73%) Test Strategy
4 69 (20.91%) Test Automation
5 64 (19.39%) Test Scripting
6 52 (15.76%) Test Management
7 51 (15.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 51 (15.45%) Line Management
8 48 (14.55%) Coaching
9 44 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
10 43 (13.03%) Mentoring
10 43 (13.03%) Configuration Management
11 39 (11.82%) SDLC
11 39 (11.82%) Test Planning
12 37 (11.21%) OO
13 32 (9.70%) Cash Management
14 30 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (9.09%) Automation Testing
15 27 (8.18%) Data Management
15 27 (8.18%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 101 (30.61%) Java
2 97 (29.39%) SQL
3 22 (6.67%) C#
4 13 (3.94%) Python
5 11 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 11 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.12%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.12%) Ruby
7 6 (1.82%) Groovy
8 5 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.91%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.61%) C
11 1 (0.30%) C++
11 1 (0.30%) Perl
11 1 (0.30%) PHP
11 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 110 (33.33%) ISEB
2 59 (17.88%) ISTQB
3 28 (8.48%) ISEB Practitioner
4 23 (6.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (4.55%) Degree
6 12 (3.64%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (1.21%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.91%) CISSP
10 2 (0.61%) CISA
10 2 (0.61%) CISM
10 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.61%) CEH
11 1 (0.30%) MCSD
11 1 (0.30%) MCSA
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.30%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.30%) PMP
11 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (35.45%) QA
2 5 (1.52%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.52%) ISO 8583
3 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 44 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.30%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 78 (23.64%) Oracle
2 60 (18.18%) HP
3 59 (17.88%) IBM
4 32 (9.70%) Green Hat
5 24 (7.27%) Microsoft
6 9 (2.73%) Capita
7 6 (1.82%) WorldPay
8 5 (1.52%) Cognos
8 5 (1.52%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.21%) Citrix
10 3 (0.91%) SOASTA, Inc
11 2 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.61%) BT
12 1 (0.30%) Temenos
12 1 (0.30%) Fundtech
12 1 (0.30%) VocaLink
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