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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Non-Functional Testing
Rank 248 241 248
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 3 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.041% 0.043% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.055% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Average salary £37,500 £95,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-60.52% +111.11%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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
5999 5422 5797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.88% 77.62% 77.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4767 4591 5047
Average salary £40,000 £38,375 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.23% +2.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 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
(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 - 2 - -
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 -
Non-Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) JMeter
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (40.00%) JMeter
2 2 (40.00%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) eggPlant
3 1 (20.00%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Test Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) NetApp
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Fujitsu