The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 234 246 227
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 19 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.042% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.050% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 9
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,279 £41,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £69,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,715 £58,670 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-27.19% +38.04%
Non-Functional Testing
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5612 5961 5807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.07% 83.34% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 4753 4939
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
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 the North West

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

Non-Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Non-Functional Testing Salary Trend in the North West

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

Non-Functional Testing Salary Histogram in the North West

Non-Functional Testing
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West 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
(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
Manchester +23 18 £45,000 -37.93% 2
Lancashire -6 1 £38,500 +2.66%
Non-Functional Testing
England

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 14 (63.64%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Test Management
3 7 (31.82%) Integration Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
3 7 (31.82%) SDLC
3 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 6 (27.27%) ISEB
4 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) Software Architecture
5 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (22.73%) Apple iOS
5 5 (22.73%) Android
5 5 (22.73%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
5 5 (22.73%) SOA
5 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
5 5 (22.73%) Programme Management
6 4 (18.18%) Finance
6 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) JMeter
7 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
7 3 (13.64%) HP
7 3 (13.64%) Linux
7 3 (13.64%) Tuxedo
7 3 (13.64%) Java
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle
7 3 (13.64%) UNIX

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (13.64%) Tuxedo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) LoadRunner
1 3 (13.64%) JMeter
1 3 (13.64%) NeoLoad
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Test Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Test Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Programme Test Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Programme Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) Android
1 5 (22.73%) Apple iOS
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Test Management
3 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
3 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (31.82%) SDLC
3 7 (31.82%) Integration Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Software Architecture
5 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (22.73%) SOA
5 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
5 5 (22.73%) Programme Management
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
7 3 (13.64%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (13.64%) Line Management
7 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) ISEB
1 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
1 3 (13.64%) HP
1 3 (13.64%) SOASTA, Inc
Manchester
PS Computer
Salary: £38k - £47k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38551 - £47308 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago