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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 218 226 216
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 23 37 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.56% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.63% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 32
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,744 £34,730
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
5091 5848 6024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.97% 88.81% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4247 4730 4763
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Non-Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -18 16 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Cheshire +37 5 £31,000 -
Lancashire +15 1 £45,000 +16.88%
Non-Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 18 (50.00%) C#
2 16 (44.44%) .NET
2 16 (44.44%) Functional Testing
3 15 (41.67%) ISTQB
4 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (30.56%) HTML
5 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
6 10 (27.78%) OOP
6 10 (27.78%) SQL
6 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
7 9 (25.00%) CSS
7 9 (25.00%) XML
7 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (25.00%) OO
7 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 8 (22.22%) ISEB
8 8 (22.22%) N-Tier
8 8 (22.22%) HTTP
8 8 (22.22%) RDBMS
8 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 8 (22.22%) MySQL
8 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 8 (22.22%) Windows
8 8 (22.22%) UML
8 8 (22.22%) Web Services
8 8 (22.22%) Marketing
8 8 (22.22%) WAI
8 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (22.22%) MySQL
2 8 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Selenium
2 4 (11.11%) JMeter
2 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 3 (8.33%) HP UFT
3 3 (8.33%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.78%) Gatling
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) Jtest
5 1 (2.78%) NeoLoad
5 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.78%) Synon
5 1 (2.78%) WebLOAD
General
1 8 (22.22%) Marketing
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Billing
4 1 (2.78%) Games
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Tester
2 9 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Test Manager
5 4 (11.11%) QA Tester
5 4 (11.11%) Software Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Software Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Software QA Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Supply Chain Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) .NET
2 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
2 11 (30.56%) HTML
3 9 (25.00%) CSS
3 9 (25.00%) XML
4 8 (22.22%) RESTful
4 8 (22.22%) Web Services
5 1 (2.78%) Flash
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.78%) iPad
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
1 8 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Functional Testing
2 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) OOP
3 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
4 9 (25.00%) OO
5 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 8 (22.22%) Stress Testing
5 8 (22.22%) UML
5 8 (22.22%) Use Case
6 7 (19.44%) Software Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Test Management
7 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
9 4 (11.11%) Line Management
9 4 (11.11%) Migration
9 4 (11.11%) Software Delivery
9 4 (11.11%) System Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) C#
2 10 (27.78%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.89%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) RPG
6 1 (2.78%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
6 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 8 (22.22%) ISEB
3 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
1 8 (22.22%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) HP
2 2 (5.56%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (2.78%) Alterian
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
North West
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago