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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 209 222 214
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 28 35 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.50% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.58% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 24 33 27
Average salary £28,000 £37,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.33% -15.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £32,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £41,825 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -5.00%
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
4897 6053 5538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.43% 85.65% 84.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4054 5134 4633
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire +33 16 £28,000 -13.84% 2
Manchester +13 12 £37,000 -1.33% 4
Non-Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 31 (59.62%) ISTQB
1 31 (59.62%) Functional Testing
2 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (53.85%) Test Scripting
4 21 (40.38%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (34.62%) Finance
7 16 (30.77%) Migration
7 16 (30.77%) Waterfall
8 15 (28.85%) Software Delivery
9 14 (26.92%) ISEB
10 13 (25.00%) Windows
10 13 (25.00%) Software Testing
11 11 (21.15%) Defect Management
12 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
12 9 (17.31%) QA
12 9 (17.31%) HP
13 8 (15.38%) SQL
13 8 (15.38%) Automated Testing
13 8 (15.38%) Test Management
13 8 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
14 7 (13.46%) Test Strategy
14 7 (13.46%) Retail
14 7 (13.46%) Enterprise Architecture
14 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
14 7 (13.46%) .NET
14 7 (13.46%) HP UFT
14 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
15 6 (11.54%) CSS
15 6 (11.54%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (3.85%) CMS
1 2 (3.85%) LiveLink
2 1 (1.92%) Confluence
2 1 (1.92%) Liferay
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Internet
1 2 (3.85%) Intranet
2 1 (1.92%) 3G
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) HP UFT
2 6 (11.54%) JIRA
3 5 (9.62%) Cucumber
3 5 (9.62%) Selenium
4 4 (7.69%) SilkTest
4 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.77%) Fiddler
5 3 (5.77%) Firebug
5 3 (5.77%) MSTest
6 2 (3.85%) JMeter
6 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.85%) Toad
7 1 (1.92%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Retail
3 6 (11.54%) Games
4 2 (3.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Billing
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Analyst
2 24 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 13 (25.00%) Tester
4 9 (17.31%) Test Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Test Leader
6 4 (7.69%) Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) QA Leader
6 4 (7.69%) QA Team Leader
6 4 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 4 (7.69%) Test Automation Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Test Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Performance Test Leader
7 3 (5.77%) QA Manager
7 3 (5.77%) QA Test Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Security Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Software QA Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) .NET
2 6 (11.54%) CSS
2 6 (11.54%) HTML
2 6 (11.54%) Web Services
3 5 (9.62%) XML
4 3 (5.77%) JSON
4 3 (5.77%) SOAP
5 2 (3.85%) RESTful
6 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.92%) CSS3
6 1 (1.92%) Ember.js
6 1 (1.92%) HTML5
6 1 (1.92%) J2EE
6 1 (1.92%) jQuery
6 1 (1.92%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.92%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (40.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.69%) W3C
4 3 (5.77%) EPoS
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) APACS
6 1 (1.92%) AS400
6 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.77%) Mac OS X
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.85%) Linux
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Functional Testing
2 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (53.85%) Test Scripting
4 20 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (30.77%) Migration
5 16 (30.77%) Waterfall
6 15 (28.85%) Software Delivery
7 13 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 11 (21.15%) Defect Management
9 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
10 8 (15.38%) Automated Testing
10 8 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (15.38%) Test Management
11 7 (13.46%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (13.46%) Test Strategy
12 6 (11.54%) Line Management
12 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
12 6 (11.54%) SDLC
12 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (9.62%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.54%) Java
4 5 (9.62%) C#
5 4 (7.69%) C
5 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.85%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) Perl
7 1 (1.92%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (59.62%) ISTQB
2 14 (26.92%) ISEB
3 6 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (9.62%) Degree
5 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) WAI
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) HP
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) IBM
3 4 (7.69%) Micro Focus
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) Intel Security
5 2 (3.85%) OpenText
5 2 (3.85%) Siebel
6 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
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