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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 235 219 233
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 16 37 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.55% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.62% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 29
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 £30,300 £42,500 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,100
% change year-on-year
- -1.39%
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
5360 5922 6315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.93% 88.59% 85.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4470 4890 5002
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -25 8 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Cheshire +27 5 £31,000 -
Lancashire +12 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 24 August 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 21 (58.33%) C#
1 21 (58.33%) .NET
2 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 14 (38.89%) HTML
4 13 (36.11%) OOP
4 13 (36.11%) SQL
4 13 (36.11%) Functional Testing
5 12 (33.33%) OO
5 12 (33.33%) CSS
5 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 11 (30.56%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (30.56%) MySQL
6 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
6 11 (30.56%) Web Services
6 11 (30.56%) XML
6 11 (30.56%) UML
6 11 (30.56%) N-Tier
6 11 (30.56%) HTTP
6 11 (30.56%) RDBMS
6 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
6 11 (30.56%) RESTful
6 11 (30.56%) ISTQB
6 11 (30.56%) QA
6 11 (30.56%) Use Case
7 10 (27.78%) Load Balancing
7 10 (27.78%) Marketing
7 10 (27.78%) WAI
7 10 (27.78%) Test Automation

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
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 11 (30.56%) MySQL
2 11 (30.56%) RDBMS
2 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Selenium
2 6 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 5 (13.89%) HP UFT
3 5 (13.89%) JMeter
3 5 (13.89%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
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%) Synon
5 1 (2.78%) WebLOAD
General
1 10 (27.78%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 12 (33.33%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Tester
3 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (27.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 7 (19.44%) QA Tester
4 7 (19.44%) Test Manager
5 6 (16.67%) Software Tester
6 5 (13.89%) Software QA Tester
7 4 (11.11%) Analyst
7 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Architect
8 3 (8.33%) Performance Tester
9 2 (5.56%) Consultant
9 2 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (5.56%) Supply Chain Manager
10 1 (2.78%) Performance Test Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) .NET
2 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 14 (38.89%) HTML
4 12 (33.33%) CSS
5 11 (30.56%) RESTful
5 11 (30.56%) Web Services
5 11 (30.56%) XML
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.78%) Flash
6 1 (2.78%) HTML5
6 1 (2.78%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.78%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Enterprise Software
1 11 (30.56%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
1 10 (27.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Functional Testing
1 13 (36.11%) OOP
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) OO
3 11 (30.56%) UML
3 11 (30.56%) Use Case
4 10 (27.78%) Load Balancing
4 10 (27.78%) Stress Testing
4 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 9 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Test Management
7 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.11%) Line Management
8 4 (11.11%) System Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Defect Management
9 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
9 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
9 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) C#
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.89%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) RPG
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) ISTQB
2 6 (16.67%) ISEB
3 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) QA
2 10 (27.78%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) HP
2 2 (5.56%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (2.78%) Alterian
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
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