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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 192 194 202
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 48 54 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 0.92% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.07% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 41 14 31
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -31.77%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
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
4711 5030 5234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.73% 86.13% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3931 4250 4276
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +16 20 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Somerset - 12 £32,500 -
Dorset -12 11 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Bristol +12 3 £42,000 +6.32% 2
Cornwall - 2 - -
Non-Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (74.71%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (56.32%) ISEB
3 46 (52.87%) Selenium
4 41 (47.13%) Test Automation
5 40 (45.98%) ISTQB
6 38 (43.68%) Java
7 36 (41.38%) Scrum
7 36 (41.38%) Functional Testing
8 34 (39.08%) SQL
8 34 (39.08%) Microsoft
8 34 (39.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 33 (37.93%) BDD
10 32 (36.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 31 (35.63%) Cucumber
12 30 (34.48%) Test Management
13 29 (33.33%) Linux
14 26 (29.89%) Software Testing
15 25 (28.74%) Windows
16 23 (26.44%) Manual Testing
16 23 (26.44%) Jenkins
17 22 (25.29%) REST
17 22 (25.29%) Finance
17 22 (25.29%) SOAP
17 22 (25.29%) Web Services
18 21 (24.14%) Programme Management
18 21 (24.14%) Test Scripting
18 21 (24.14%) Security Cleared
19 20 (22.99%) Git (software)
19 20 (22.99%) Automated Testing
19 20 (22.99%) Regression 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 1 (1.15%) Apache
1 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 13 (14.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) SSH
2 9 (10.34%) Internet
3 5 (5.75%) LAN
3 5 (5.75%) WAN
4 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) Big Data
1 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.15%) MySQL
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 46 (52.87%) Selenium
2 34 (39.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (35.63%) Cucumber
4 23 (26.44%) Jenkins
5 20 (22.99%) Git (software)
6 17 (19.54%) JIRA
6 17 (19.54%) LoadRunner
7 15 (17.24%) SpecFlow
8 12 (13.79%) JUnit
8 12 (13.79%) Zephyr
9 11 (12.64%) Visual Studio
10 10 (11.49%) SoapUI
11 8 (9.20%) RSpec
12 7 (8.05%) JBehave
13 6 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (6.90%) Maven
14 5 (5.75%) WebDriver
15 4 (4.60%) JMeter
16 3 (3.45%) TestNG
17 2 (2.30%) HP UFT
General
1 22 (25.29%) Finance
2 13 (14.94%) Electronics
2 13 (14.94%) Manufacturing
2 13 (14.94%) Marketing
2 13 (14.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.60%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (47.13%) Analyst
1 41 (47.13%) Test Analyst
2 24 (27.59%) Tester
3 19 (21.84%) Test Engineer
4 14 (16.09%) Test Automation Engineer
4 14 (16.09%) Test Manager
5 13 (14.94%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (14.94%) Senior Test Analyst
5 13 (14.94%) Software Tester
6 11 (12.64%) Java Engineer
7 8 (9.20%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 8 (9.20%) Security Analyst
7 8 (9.20%) Web Tester
8 7 (8.05%) Automation Tester
9 6 (6.90%) Manual Tester
9 6 (6.90%) Test Leader
10 5 (5.75%) Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Developer in Test
10 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.29%) REST
1 22 (25.29%) SOAP
1 22 (25.29%) Web Services
2 12 (13.79%) Gherkin
3 5 (5.75%) JDBC
4 4 (4.60%) Angular 2
4 4 (4.60%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.45%) HTML
6 1 (1.15%) .NET
6 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.15%) Flash
6 1 (1.15%) HTML5
6 1 (1.15%) LAMP
6 1 (1.15%) Middleware
6 1 (1.15%) XML
6 1 (1.15%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Internet of Things
2 6 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.30%) Equities
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 29 (33.33%) Linux
2 25 (28.74%) Windows
3 15 (17.24%) Unix
4 8 (9.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (74.71%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (47.13%) Test Automation
3 36 (41.38%) Functional Testing
3 36 (41.38%) Scrum
4 33 (37.93%) BDD
5 32 (36.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 30 (34.48%) Test Management
7 26 (29.89%) Software Testing
8 23 (26.44%) Manual Testing
9 21 (24.14%) Programme Management
9 21 (24.14%) Test Scripting
10 20 (22.99%) Automated Testing
10 20 (22.99%) Regression Testing
11 18 (20.69%) Security Testing
12 17 (19.54%) Defect Management
13 16 (18.39%) Cybersecurity
14 15 (17.24%) Waterfall
15 14 (16.09%) TDD
16 13 (14.94%) Digital Marketing
16 13 (14.94%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (43.68%) Java
2 34 (39.08%) SQL
3 19 (21.84%) Ruby
4 17 (19.54%) Python
5 11 (12.64%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.20%) Bash Shell
6 8 (9.20%) Shell Script
6 8 (9.20%) VB
7 7 (8.05%) C#
8 5 (5.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 49 (56.32%) ISEB
2 40 (45.98%) ISTQB
3 21 (24.14%) Security Cleared
4 13 (14.94%) DV Cleared
5 9 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (9.20%) Degree
7 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) CA Service Virtualization
1 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 34 (39.08%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.09%) HP
3 13 (14.94%) SAP
4 9 (10.34%) Oracle
5 8 (9.20%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.30%) Telerik
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