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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
England / North West
Rank 211 202 223
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 37 27 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.49% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.56% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35 22 30
Median salary £40,000 £34,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.10% -7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,550 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £58,500 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
5267 4836 5924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.83% 87.39% 86.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4420 4018 5077
Median salary £42,500 £42,469 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.07% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £28,500 £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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -18 22 £40,000 +8.10% 1
Cheshire +9 9 £41,500 +48.21% 1
Lancashire -4 4 £44,250 -
Non-Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 (61.82%) C#
2 30 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 29 (52.73%) .NET
4 27 (49.09%) ASP.NET
4 27 (49.09%) Windows
5 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
5 24 (43.64%) SQL
6 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
6 23 (41.82%) MySQL
6 23 (41.82%) HTML
6 23 (41.82%) CSS
6 23 (41.82%) Web Services
6 23 (41.82%) XML
6 23 (41.82%) N-Tier
6 23 (41.82%) HTTP
6 23 (41.82%) RDBMS
6 23 (41.82%) UML
6 23 (41.82%) OOP
6 23 (41.82%) OO
6 23 (41.82%) Use Case
6 23 (41.82%) RESTful
6 23 (41.82%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (41.82%) Relational Database
7 21 (38.18%) Windows Server
7 21 (38.18%) Stress Testing
7 21 (38.18%) Marketing
7 21 (38.18%) WAI
7 21 (38.18%) Load Balancing
8 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (27.27%) Finance

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 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.82%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
2 23 (41.82%) MySQL
2 23 (41.82%) RDBMS
2 23 (41.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Selenium
2 10 (18.18%) JMeter
3 9 (16.36%) LoadRunner
4 7 (12.73%) Cucumber
5 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (9.09%) WebDriver
7 4 (7.27%) HP UFT
7 4 (7.27%) Selenium IDE
7 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.64%) NeoLoad
8 2 (3.64%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.82%) JUnit
9 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (38.18%) Marketing
2 15 (27.27%) Finance
3 4 (7.27%) Legal
4 3 (5.45%) Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) .NET Developer
1 23 (41.82%) Developer
2 21 (38.18%) ASP.NET Developer
2 21 (38.18%) C# .NET Developer
2 21 (38.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 21 (38.18%) C# Developer
3 13 (23.64%) Tester
4 8 (14.55%) Environment Manager
4 8 (14.55%) Software Tester
5 5 (9.09%) Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) QA Tester
6 4 (7.27%) Software QA Tester
6 4 (7.27%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Non-Functional Tester
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Software Tester
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Tester
7 3 (5.45%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (52.73%) .NET
2 27 (49.09%) ASP.NET
3 23 (41.82%) CSS
3 23 (41.82%) HTML
3 23 (41.82%) RESTful
3 23 (41.82%) Web Services
3 23 (41.82%) XML
4 8 (14.55%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.64%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.64%) NHibernate
6 2 (3.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.82%) Enterprise Software
1 23 (41.82%) N-Tier
2 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) Windows
2 21 (38.18%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) OO
1 23 (41.82%) OOP
1 23 (41.82%) UML
1 23 (41.82%) Use Case
2 21 (38.18%) Load Balancing
2 21 (38.18%) Stress Testing
3 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (23.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 10 (18.18%) ITIL
6 7 (12.73%) Functional Testing
6 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
6 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
7 5 (9.09%) Process Improvement
8 4 (7.27%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.45%) Case Management
9 3 (5.45%) OpenUP
9 3 (5.45%) Performance Testing
10 2 (3.64%) Line Management
10 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (61.82%) C#
2 24 (43.64%) SQL
3 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.73%) Java
5 5 (9.09%) C++
5 5 (9.09%) Python
5 5 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) ISEB
2 5 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (38.18%) WAI
2 9 (16.36%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) SDET
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) HP
2 9 (16.36%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.82%) RedGate
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