The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 139 135 123
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 12 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.50% 0.30% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.37% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 11
Average salary £55,000 £77,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.03% +82.35%
UK excluding London average salary £42,715 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.01% +12.94%
Non-Functional Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1979 1888 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 81.91% 81.06% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1703 1536 1206
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
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 Hertfordshire

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

Non-Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Non-Functional Testing Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Non-Functional Testing Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Non-Functional Testing
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Watford - 7 £55,000 -
Rickmansworth -24 1 £45,000 -47.05%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Non-Functional Testing
East of England

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 12 (70.59%) Finance
1 12 (70.59%) Test Scripting
2 11 (64.71%) JIRA
3 10 (58.82%) WebLogic
4 9 (52.94%) SQL
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) Release Management
6 7 (41.18%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
6 7 (41.18%) Selenium
6 7 (41.18%) ClearQuest
7 6 (35.29%) HP UFT
7 6 (35.29%) MS Office
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) QA
9 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
9 4 (23.53%) V-Model
9 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
9 4 (23.53%) Java
9 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 4 (23.53%) Time Management
10 3 (17.65%) Oracle
10 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
10 3 (17.65%) HP
11 2 (11.76%) JMeter
11 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
11 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
11 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (11.76%) System Testing

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (58.82%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
1 1 (5.88%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) JIRA
2 7 (41.18%) Selenium
2 7 (41.18%) ClearQuest
3 6 (35.29%) HP UFT
4 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
5 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
6 2 (11.76%) JMeter
6 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
7 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Test Team Leader
3 4 (23.53%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Test Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Test Strategist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) JMS
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
1 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
1 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Test Scripting
2 8 (47.06%) Release Management
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
4 4 (23.53%) Time Management
4 4 (23.53%) V-Model
4 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) System Testing
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) User Stories
6 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) Product Management
6 1 (5.88%) Open Source
6 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Temenos