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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 232 254 228
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 22 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.041% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.049% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 9
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £37,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,715 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.01% +12.94%
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
5777 6128 5466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.90% 83.50% 79.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4790 4867 4629
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 - 21 £45,000 - 1
Lancashire +4 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 28 August 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 20 (71.43%) System Integration Testing
2 15 (53.57%) Test Management
3 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (39.29%) Test Automation
4 9 (32.14%) Integration Testing
4 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (32.14%) ISTQB
4 9 (32.14%) ISEB
5 8 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 7 (25.00%) SDLC
6 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (21.43%) Performance Testing
8 5 (17.86%) N-Tier
8 5 (17.86%) SOA
8 5 (17.86%) Windows
8 5 (17.86%) Apple iOS
8 5 (17.86%) Software Architecture
8 5 (17.86%) Android
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (14.29%) Finance
10 3 (10.71%) Linux
10 3 (10.71%) Tuxedo
10 3 (10.71%) Java
10 3 (10.71%) Oracle
10 3 (10.71%) UNIX
10 3 (10.71%) HP
10 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
10 3 (10.71%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (10.71%) Tuxedo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
1 3 (10.71%) JMeter
1 3 (10.71%) NeoLoad
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Test Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Programme Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Programme Test Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Test Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
1 5 (17.86%) Android
1 5 (17.86%) Apple iOS
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) System Integration Testing
2 15 (53.57%) Test Management
3 11 (39.29%) Test Automation
3 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (32.14%) Integration Testing
5 8 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 7 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 7 (25.00%) SDLC
6 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (21.43%) Performance Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Software Architecture
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.86%) SOA
9 3 (10.71%) Quality Management
9 3 (10.71%) Performance Engineering
9 3 (10.71%) Line Management
9 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.14%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) ISEB
1 9 (32.14%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
1 3 (10.71%) HP
1 3 (10.71%) SOASTA, Inc