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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Non-Functional Testing
Rank 816 808 799
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 53 46 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.045% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.057% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 36 41 71
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £86,500 £90,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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
88348 80777 86180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.76% 79.43% 77.93%
Number of salaries quoted 71077 66715 73803
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -8 24 £47,500 -26.92%
East of England +5 11 £67,500 +58.82%
South East - 7 - -
Yorkshire -35 6 £33,500 -16.25%
North West -19 4 £55,000 -42.10%
East Midlands -11 1 - -
Non-Functional Testing
UK

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 56 (55.45%) QA
2 44 (43.56%) SQL
3 43 (42.57%) ISEB
4 37 (36.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 33 (32.67%) Finance
6 32 (31.68%) Test Scripting
7 31 (30.69%) Automated Testing
8 29 (28.71%) Test Strategy
8 29 (28.71%) Regression Testing
9 27 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (21.78%) LoadRunner
11 20 (19.80%) Scrum
11 20 (19.80%) Test Automation
12 18 (17.82%) Test Management
13 17 (16.83%) Degree
13 17 (16.83%) C#
14 16 (15.84%) Risk Management
14 16 (15.84%) Banking
14 16 (15.84%) Performance Testing
15 15 (14.85%) Business Analysis
15 15 (14.85%) Integration Acceptance Testing
15 15 (14.85%) HTML
15 15 (14.85%) UNIX
15 15 (14.85%) HP
16 14 (13.86%) Oracle
16 14 (13.86%) Project Planning
17 13 (12.87%) Software Testing
17 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
17 13 (12.87%) JavaScript
17 13 (12.87%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 11 (10.89%) Apache
2 4 (3.96%) IIS
3 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.99%) WorkSite
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) Mingle
2 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Project
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) LAN
2 2 (1.98%) WAN
3 1 (0.99%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.90%) Hadoop
3 9 (8.91%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (8.91%) MySQL
4 7 (6.93%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.99%) Big Data
6 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (21.78%) LoadRunner
2 12 (11.88%) Bugzilla
2 12 (11.88%) JIRA
3 9 (8.91%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (7.92%) Selenium
5 7 (6.93%) WebDriver
6 6 (5.94%) SilkPerformer
7 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.97%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.97%) JMeter
9 2 (1.98%) FogBugz
10 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.99%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.99%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.99%) Facilita Forecast
10 1 (0.99%) WATIR
10 1 (0.99%) WatiN
10 1 (0.99%) JUnit
10 1 (0.99%) ClearQuest
General
1 33 (32.67%) Finance
2 16 (15.84%) Banking
3 13 (12.87%) Retail
4 9 (8.91%) Advertising
5 7 (6.93%) Telecoms
6 6 (5.94%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.97%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.98%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.99%) Law
9 1 (0.99%) Legal
9 1 (0.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (28.71%) Analyst
2 25 (24.75%) Test Analyst
3 20 (19.80%) Tester
4 16 (15.84%) Test Manager
5 15 (14.85%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (14.85%) Senior Test Analyst
6 12 (11.88%) Consultant
7 11 (10.89%) Test Consultant
8 10 (9.90%) QA Tester
9 9 (8.91%) Project Manager
9 9 (8.91%) Technical Manager
9 9 (8.91%) Technical Project Manager
10 8 (7.92%) QA Analyst
10 8 (7.92%) Architect
10 8 (7.92%) Test Architect
11 7 (6.93%) Head of Testing
12 6 (5.94%) Senior Manager
13 5 (4.95%) Lead Test Analyst
13 5 (4.95%) Test Leader
13 5 (4.95%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.85%) HTML
2 12 (11.88%) .NET
3 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET
4 9 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (8.91%) HTML5
4 9 (8.91%) SAML
4 9 (8.91%) Lucene
5 7 (6.93%) XML
6 4 (3.96%) Web Services
7 2 (1.98%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.99%) SOAP
8 1 (0.99%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.96%) IVR
1 4 (3.96%) Fixed Income
1 4 (3.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.97%) Equities
3 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.99%) Economics
4 1 (0.99%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.99%) Open Source
4 1 (0.99%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.85%) UNIX
2 12 (11.88%) Windows
3 10 (9.90%) Linux
4 7 (6.93%) Solaris
5 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.94%) Windows XP
5 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.68%) Test Scripting
2 31 (30.69%) Automated Testing
3 29 (28.71%) Test Strategy
3 29 (28.71%) Regression Testing
4 27 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (19.80%) Scrum
5 20 (19.80%) Test Automation
6 18 (17.82%) Test Management
7 16 (15.84%) Risk Management
7 16 (15.84%) Performance Testing
8 15 (14.85%) Business Analysis
8 15 (14.85%) Integration Acceptance Testing
9 14 (13.86%) Project Planning
10 13 (12.87%) Software Testing
11 12 (11.88%) TDD
11 12 (11.88%) Migration
12 10 (9.90%) BDD
12 10 (9.90%) Automation Testing
13 9 (8.91%) V-Model
13 9 (8.91%) UML
Programming Languages
1 44 (43.56%) SQL
2 17 (16.83%) C#
3 13 (12.87%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.88%) PHP
5 11 (10.89%) Java
6 10 (9.90%) Perl
6 10 (9.90%) Ruby
7 9 (8.91%) Groovy
8 7 (6.93%) Shell Script
8 7 (6.93%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.96%) C++
10 2 (1.98%) Python
10 2 (1.98%) Scala
11 1 (0.99%) C
11 1 (0.99%) VBScript
11 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (42.57%) ISEB
2 37 (36.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (16.83%) Degree
4 12 (11.88%) ISTQB
5 11 (10.89%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (55.45%) QA
2 6 (5.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) VMware ESX
1 6 (5.94%) VMware Workstation
1 6 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.99%) HDFS
3 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) HP
2 14 (13.86%) Oracle
3 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.94%) VMware
4 6 (5.94%) NetApp
4 6 (5.94%) Fujitsu
5 4 (3.96%) Citrix
6 1 (0.99%) VocaLink
6 1 (0.99%) SAP
6 1 (0.99%) IBM
6 1 (0.99%) Sun
6 1 (0.99%) Compuware
6 1 (0.99%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.99%) Empirix