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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Non-Functional Testing
Rank - 232 -
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 0 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 0
Average salary - £44,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +2.15%
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
6113 5485 6366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.98% 80.76% 79.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5259 4570 5624
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Fujitsu
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SilkPerformer
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) eggPlant
2 1 (33.33%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Fujitsu