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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 221 230 202
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -28
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 24 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% 0.017% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.020% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 10
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,930 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +12.94%
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
5106 4962 4112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 85.44% 82.23% 82.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4311 4034 3524
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Dorset - 15 - -
Wiltshire - 5 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Bristol -7 1 - -
Non-Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 40 (78.43%) XML
1 40 (78.43%) Finance
2 38 (74.51%) QA
2 38 (74.51%) SQL
3 35 (68.63%) Oracle
3 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (68.63%) Coaching
4 33 (64.71%) Test Automation
5 32 (62.75%) Cash Management
5 32 (62.75%) Green Hat
5 32 (62.75%) Oracle Cash Management
5 32 (62.75%) Banking
5 32 (62.75%) Financial Institution
5 32 (62.75%) Temenos T24
5 32 (62.75%) OLTP
5 32 (62.75%) Middleware
5 32 (62.75%) Configuration Management
6 30 (58.82%) Java
6 30 (58.82%) Mentoring
7 27 (52.94%) Line Management
7 27 (52.94%) Relational Database
7 27 (52.94%) IBM
7 27 (52.94%) OOP
7 27 (52.94%) OO
7 27 (52.94%) Data Management
8 21 (41.18%) Performance Testing
9 13 (25.49%) Test Strategy
10 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (17.65%) ISEB
11 9 (17.65%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 8 (15.69%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 32 (62.75%) Temenos T24
1 32 (62.75%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) VoIP
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (62.75%) OLTP
2 27 (52.94%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) JMeter
2 5 (9.80%) Selenium
2 5 (9.80%) JUnit
2 5 (9.80%) TestDirector
3 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.88%) JIRA
3 3 (5.88%) NeoLoad
4 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
General
1 40 (78.43%) Finance
2 32 (62.75%) Banking
2 32 (62.75%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Architect
2 17 (33.33%) Analyst
2 17 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (13.73%) Test Architect
3 7 (13.73%) Test Automation Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Test Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) QA Leader
6 2 (3.92%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) QA Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Test Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (78.43%) XML
2 32 (62.75%) Middleware
3 3 (5.88%) WinForms
3 3 (5.88%) WCF
3 3 (5.88%) WPF
3 3 (5.88%) .NET
3 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.88%) SOAP
3 3 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.80%) Statistics
3 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Solaris
2 5 (9.80%) UNIX
3 3 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (68.63%) Coaching
2 33 (64.71%) Test Automation
3 32 (62.75%) Cash Management
3 32 (62.75%) Configuration Management
4 30 (58.82%) Mentoring
5 27 (52.94%) Line Management
5 27 (52.94%) OOP
5 27 (52.94%) OO
5 27 (52.94%) Data Management
6 21 (41.18%) Performance Testing
7 13 (25.49%) Test Strategy
8 9 (17.65%) Test Scripting
9 7 (13.73%) Test Management
10 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Automated Testing
11 5 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Resilience Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Functional Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (74.51%) SQL
2 30 (58.82%) Java
3 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.88%) C
3 3 (5.88%) C#
3 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) ISEB
2 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (74.51%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (9.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (68.63%) Oracle
2 32 (62.75%) Green Hat
3 27 (52.94%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) HP