The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 157 152 146
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 8 35 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.24% 0.95% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 1.08% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 27 2
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,400 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,340 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
Non-Functional Testing
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2849 3229 2175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.21% 87.22% 83.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2199 2611 1733
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Non-Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Non-Functional Testing Salary Trend in Leeds

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 34 (80.95%) QA
2 30 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (64.29%) SDLC
4 26 (61.90%) Performance Testing
5 25 (59.52%) Unit Testing
5 25 (59.52%) NUnit
5 25 (59.52%) Agile Testing
5 25 (59.52%) Line Management
5 25 (59.52%) JUnit
5 25 (59.52%) Configuration Management
6 20 (47.62%) Oracle
6 20 (47.62%) SQL
6 20 (47.62%) MS Excel
7 10 (23.81%) ISEB
7 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
7 10 (23.81%) People Management
8 8 (19.05%) Software Architecture
8 8 (19.05%) Banking
8 8 (19.05%) Retail
8 8 (19.05%) Degree
8 8 (19.05%) N-Tier
8 8 (19.05%) SOA
8 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
8 8 (19.05%) Finance
9 7 (16.67%) Stress Testing
10 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
10 5 (11.90%) Automation Testing
10 5 (11.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (9.52%) Test Planning
11 4 (9.52%) Selenium IDE

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Applications
1 20 (47.62%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (59.52%) NUnit
1 25 (59.52%) JUnit
2 4 (9.52%) Selenium
2 4 (9.52%) WebDriver
2 4 (9.52%) SoapUI
2 4 (9.52%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.38%) JMeter
General
1 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
1 8 (19.05%) Banking
1 8 (19.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Analyst
1 17 (40.48%) Test Analyst
2 15 (35.71%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Tester
4 8 (19.05%) Team Leader
4 8 (19.05%) Test Team Leader
5 7 (16.67%) Non-Functional Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) N-Tier
2 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.52%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Android
1 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (64.29%) SDLC
3 26 (61.90%) Performance Testing
4 25 (59.52%) Unit Testing
4 25 (59.52%) Configuration Management
4 25 (59.52%) Agile Testing
4 25 (59.52%) Line Management
5 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
5 10 (23.81%) People Management
6 8 (19.05%) Software Architecture
6 8 (19.05%) SOA
7 7 (16.67%) Stress Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Automation Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Test Planning
9 4 (9.52%) Manual Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
9 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
9 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) C#
2 4 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) ISEB
2 8 (19.05%) Degree
3 5 (11.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (80.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) IBM
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) HP
2 4 (9.52%) Citrix