The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Non-Functional Testing
Rank 255 250 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.014% 0.054% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.017% 0.070% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £82,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -13.51%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5836 5741 5348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.22% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4737 4720 4681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Non-Functional Testing
England

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
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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 1 - -
Non-Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (92.31%) C#
1 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) JUnit
2 7 (53.85%) RUP
2 7 (53.85%) DSDM
2 7 (53.85%) NUnit
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
2 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (38.46%) QA
3 5 (38.46%) UNIX
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Stress Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
5 1 (7.69%) JMeter
5 1 (7.69%) ISEB
5 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) JUnit
1 7 (53.85%) NUnit
1 7 (53.85%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Test Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) QA Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Test Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Test Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) RUP
1 7 (53.85%) DSDM
1 7 (53.85%) Scrum
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
2 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
2 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Stress Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
2 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
1 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle