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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
England / North West
Rank 193 202 233
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +31
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 42 28 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.50% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.57% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35 25 27
Median salary £41,500 £28,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+48.21% -25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%

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
5424 4924 6114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 90.26% 88.16% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4500 4102 5065
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -10 28 £40,000 +6.66%
Cheshire +8 11 £55,000 +96.42%
Non-Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 34 (51.52%) C#
2 28 (42.42%) Windows
3 27 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (34.85%) SQL
6 23 (34.85%) .NET
7 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 21 (31.82%) ASP.NET
7 21 (31.82%) Finance
8 20 (30.30%) CSS
8 20 (30.30%) Web Services
8 20 (30.30%) XML
8 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
8 20 (30.30%) MySQL
8 20 (30.30%) HTML
8 20 (30.30%) N-Tier
8 20 (30.30%) HTTP
8 20 (30.30%) RDBMS
8 20 (30.30%) UML
8 20 (30.30%) OOP
8 20 (30.30%) OO
8 20 (30.30%) Use Case
8 20 (30.30%) RESTful
8 20 (30.30%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (30.30%) Relational Database
9 19 (28.79%) Windows Server
9 19 (28.79%) Stress Testing
9 19 (28.79%) WAI
9 19 (28.79%) 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 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.30%) HTTP
2 3 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 20 (30.30%) MySQL
2 20 (30.30%) RDBMS
2 20 (30.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Selenium
2 13 (19.70%) JMeter
2 13 (19.70%) LoadRunner
3 12 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 6 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.55%) SilkPerformer
6 3 (4.55%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.03%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.03%) JUnit
7 2 (3.03%) NeoLoad
8 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.52%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.52%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (31.82%) Finance
2 19 (28.79%) Marketing
3 7 (10.61%) Legal
4 4 (6.06%) Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) .NET Developer
1 20 (30.30%) Developer
2 19 (28.79%) ASP.NET Developer
2 19 (28.79%) C# .NET Developer
2 19 (28.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 19 (28.79%) C# Developer
3 14 (21.21%) Tester
4 13 (19.70%) Environment Manager
5 8 (12.12%) Software Tester
5 8 (12.12%) Test Leader
6 7 (10.61%) Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Senior Tester
7 6 (9.09%) Senior Software Tester
7 6 (9.09%) Test Manager
8 5 (7.58%) Test Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Lead Test Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.85%) .NET
2 21 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 20 (30.30%) CSS
3 20 (30.30%) HTML
3 20 (30.30%) RESTful
3 20 (30.30%) Web Services
3 20 (30.30%) XML
4 13 (19.70%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.52%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.52%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.30%) Enterprise Software
1 20 (30.30%) N-Tier
2 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (42.42%) Windows
2 19 (28.79%) Windows Server
3 8 (12.12%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (30.30%) OO
3 20 (30.30%) OOP
3 20 (30.30%) UML
3 20 (30.30%) Use Case
4 19 (28.79%) Load Balancing
4 19 (28.79%) Stress Testing
5 16 (24.24%) Functional Testing
6 15 (22.73%) Configuration Management
6 15 (22.73%) ITIL
7 9 (13.64%) Test Scripting
8 8 (12.12%) Process Improvement
9 7 (10.61%) Software Testing
10 6 (9.09%) Case Management
11 5 (7.58%) Test Strategy
12 4 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.06%) OpenUP
12 4 (6.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) C#
2 23 (34.85%) SQL
3 20 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.70%) Java
5 8 (12.12%) C++
5 8 (12.12%) Python
5 8 (12.12%) Ruby
6 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) ISEB
2 9 (13.64%) ISTQB
3 8 (12.12%) DV Cleared
3 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 7 (10.61%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.79%) WAI
2 6 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) SDET
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.21%) Oracle
3 13 (19.70%) HP
4 1 (1.52%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.52%) RedGate