The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 201 208 206
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 41 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.77% 0.60% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.71% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 35 28 30
Median salary £42,500 £34,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.18% -35.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,250 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,954
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.45%
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4640 4951 5064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.97% 85.44% 85.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3892 4126 4213
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,909
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South 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 South West

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the South West region.

Non-Functional Testing Salary Trend in the South West

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Non-Functional Testing Salary Histogram in the South West

Non-Functional Testing
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Gloucestershire +4 18 £45,000 +32.35% 5
Somerset 0 10 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Dorset +7 7 £59,500 +83.07% 1
Wiltshire +10 2 £37,500 -11.24% 2
Bristol -1 2 £42,500 -3.40%
Cornwall - 2 £42,500 -
Non-Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 South West region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 65 (79.27%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (54.88%) Java
3 44 (53.66%) Test Automation
4 43 (52.44%) ISEB
5 42 (51.22%) Selenium
6 41 (50.00%) Functional Testing
7 36 (43.90%) Scrum
7 36 (43.90%) Cucumber
8 32 (39.02%) SQL
9 28 (34.15%) Windows
10 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
10 27 (32.93%) ISTQB
11 26 (31.71%) Unix
12 25 (30.49%) BDD
13 23 (28.05%) QA
13 23 (28.05%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (26.83%) Test Management
14 22 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (26.83%) Oracle
14 22 (26.83%) Finance
15 20 (24.39%) JUnit
16 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
16 19 (23.17%) Linux
17 18 (21.95%) OO
17 18 (21.95%) LoadRunner
17 18 (21.95%) Software Testing
17 18 (21.95%) QA Automation
18 16 (19.51%) Security Cleared
19 15 (18.29%) Test Scripting
19 15 (18.29%) Manual Testing

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 (2.44%) Apache
1 2 (2.44%) Apache Solr
1 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) Internet
2 7 (8.54%) SSH
3 6 (7.32%) LAN
3 6 (7.32%) WAN
4 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.98%) Big Data
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.44%) MySQL
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 42 (51.22%) Selenium
2 36 (43.90%) Cucumber
3 22 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (24.39%) JUnit
5 18 (21.95%) LoadRunner
6 15 (18.29%) JBehave
6 15 (18.29%) Jenkins
7 14 (17.07%) Git (software)
7 14 (17.07%) SpecFlow
8 13 (15.85%) JIRA
9 7 (8.54%) RSpec
9 7 (8.54%) Zephyr
10 5 (6.10%) JMeter
10 5 (6.10%) SoapUI
10 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
11 4 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (4.88%) Maven
11 4 (4.88%) TestNG
11 4 (4.88%) WebDriver
12 3 (3.66%) HP UFT
General
1 22 (26.83%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Electronics
2 8 (9.76%) Manufacturing
2 8 (9.76%) Marketing
2 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.88%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (48.78%) Analyst
1 40 (48.78%) Test Analyst
2 26 (31.71%) Test Engineer
3 21 (25.61%) Test Automation Engineer
4 20 (24.39%) Tester
5 18 (21.95%) Java Engineer
6 16 (19.51%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (19.51%) Senior Test Analyst
7 12 (14.63%) Test Manager
8 11 (13.41%) Software Tester
9 6 (7.32%) Manual Tester
9 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) Software Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) Software Test Analyst
10 4 (4.88%) Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Developer in Test
10 4 (4.88%) Test Leader
11 3 (3.66%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.66%) Security Analyst
11 3 (3.66%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.63%) SOAP
2 11 (13.41%) REST
2 11 (13.41%) Web Services
3 7 (8.54%) Gherkin
4 6 (7.32%) JDBC
5 3 (3.66%) HTML
6 2 (2.44%) Angular 2
6 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.44%) Flash
6 2 (2.44%) HTML5
6 2 (2.44%) LAMP
6 2 (2.44%) Middleware
6 2 (2.44%) XML
6 2 (2.44%) XML Messaging
7 1 (1.22%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Internet of Things
2 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.66%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.44%) Equities
5 2 (2.44%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.15%) Windows
2 26 (31.71%) Unix
3 19 (23.17%) Linux
4 3 (3.66%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (79.27%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (53.66%) Test Automation
3 41 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 36 (43.90%) Scrum
5 25 (30.49%) BDD
6 23 (28.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (26.83%) Test Management
8 18 (21.95%) OO
8 18 (21.95%) QA Automation
8 18 (21.95%) Software Testing
9 15 (18.29%) Manual Testing
9 15 (18.29%) Test Scripting
10 14 (17.07%) User Stories
11 13 (15.85%) Performance Testing
11 13 (15.85%) Waterfall
12 12 (14.63%) Automated Testing
13 11 (13.41%) Programme Management
13 11 (13.41%) Security Testing
13 11 (13.41%) TDD
13 11 (13.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.88%) Java
2 32 (39.02%) SQL
3 13 (15.85%) Ruby
4 12 (14.63%) Python
5 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.54%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.54%) C++
6 7 (8.54%) Shell Script
6 7 (8.54%) VB
7 6 (7.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 43 (52.44%) ISEB
2 27 (32.93%) ISTQB
3 16 (19.51%) Security Cleared
4 13 (15.85%) DV Cleared
5 11 (13.41%) Degree
6 8 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (28.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) CA Service Virtualization
1 3 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.22%) nmon
Vendors
1 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.83%) Oracle
3 10 (12.20%) HP
4 8 (9.76%) SAP
5 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.44%) Telerik
7 1 (1.22%) Dynatrace
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