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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 240 230 239
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 23 16 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.27% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.30% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 30
Median salary £38,750 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £62,250 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
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
5517 5266 6422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.15% 87.53% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4628 4309 5506
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,091 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -6 13 £37,500 +1.35% 3
Cheshire +14 6 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Lancashire -5 4 £44,250 -
Non-Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 31 (70.45%) C#
1 31 (70.45%) .NET
2 27 (61.36%) ASP.NET
3 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
4 22 (50.00%) HTML
5 21 (47.73%) SQL
5 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
6 20 (45.45%) MySQL
6 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 20 (45.45%) CSS
6 20 (45.45%) Web Services
6 20 (45.45%) XML
6 20 (45.45%) UML
6 20 (45.45%) OOP
6 20 (45.45%) OO
6 20 (45.45%) N-Tier
6 20 (45.45%) HTTP
6 20 (45.45%) RDBMS
6 20 (45.45%) Use Case
6 20 (45.45%) RESTful
6 20 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (45.45%) Relational Database
7 19 (43.18%) Windows
8 18 (40.91%) Marketing
8 18 (40.91%) WAI
8 18 (40.91%) Load Balancing
8 18 (40.91%) Windows Server
8 18 (40.91%) Stress Testing
9 13 (29.55%) QA
9 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (45.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 20 (45.45%) MySQL
2 20 (45.45%) RDBMS
2 20 (45.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Selenium
2 8 (18.18%) WebDriver
3 7 (15.91%) HP UFT
3 7 (15.91%) Selenium IDE
4 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
5 5 (11.36%) JMeter
5 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (9.09%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.27%) ReSharper
7 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (40.91%) Marketing
2 9 (20.45%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Games
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) .NET Developer
1 20 (45.45%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET Developer
2 18 (40.91%) C# .NET Developer
2 18 (40.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 18 (40.91%) C# Developer
3 15 (34.09%) Tester
4 9 (20.45%) Software Tester
5 8 (18.18%) QA Tester
6 7 (15.91%) Software QA Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Environment Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Non-Functional Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Performance Tester
8 2 (4.55%) Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.55%) Environment Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Test Manager
9 1 (2.27%) Agile Tester
9 1 (2.27%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (70.45%) .NET
2 27 (61.36%) ASP.NET
3 22 (50.00%) HTML
4 20 (45.45%) CSS
4 20 (45.45%) RESTful
4 20 (45.45%) Web Services
4 20 (45.45%) XML
5 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (4.55%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.55%) NHibernate
6 2 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
1 20 (45.45%) N-Tier
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.27%) iPad
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Windows
2 18 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) OO
1 20 (45.45%) OOP
1 20 (45.45%) UML
1 20 (45.45%) Use Case
2 18 (40.91%) Load Balancing
2 18 (40.91%) Stress Testing
3 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.64%) Functional Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.36%) ITIL
8 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (9.09%) SDLC
8 4 (9.09%) Security Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Usability Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Automation Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Load Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) C#
2 21 (47.73%) SQL
3 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.91%) WAI
2 13 (29.55%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) SDET
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) HP
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) RedGate
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