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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
England / South West
Rank 182 211 199
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -12
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 43 37 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 0.66% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.75% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 37
Median salary £40,000 £35,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,700 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +9.21%

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
4310 4956 5242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 88.28% 88.90% 86.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3523 4163 4392
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +10 28 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Somerset - 11 £32,500 - 1
Bristol -16 3 £45,000 +23.28%
Wiltshire - 1 £34,000 - 1
Non-Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 78 (81.25%) ISTQB
2 76 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (79.17%) ISEB
3 55 (57.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 53 (55.21%) Microsoft
4 53 (55.21%) Test Automation
5 49 (51.04%) Cucumber
6 46 (47.92%) BDD
7 44 (45.83%) Test Management
8 41 (42.71%) Software Testing
9 39 (40.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 38 (39.58%) SpecFlow
11 35 (36.46%) Waterfall
11 35 (36.46%) SQL
12 34 (35.42%) Scrum
13 33 (34.38%) Selenium
14 32 (33.33%) Load Testing
14 32 (33.33%) Java
15 30 (31.25%) Security Cleared
16 29 (30.21%) C#
17 27 (28.13%) Test Scripting
18 26 (27.08%) Linux
19 25 (26.04%) Performance Testing
19 25 (26.04%) Line Management
20 24 (25.00%) Security Testing
21 23 (23.96%) User Acceptance Testing
21 23 (23.96%) Manual Testing
21 23 (23.96%) JIRA
22 21 (21.88%) Finance
23 20 (20.83%) HP

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:

Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.54%) SSH
2 2 (2.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 55 (57.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 49 (51.04%) Cucumber
3 38 (39.58%) SpecFlow
4 33 (34.38%) Selenium
5 23 (23.96%) JIRA
6 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
6 13 (13.54%) Jenkins
6 13 (13.54%) Zephyr
7 12 (12.50%) LoadRunner
8 7 (7.29%) JMeter
9 6 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (6.25%) Maven
10 5 (5.21%) Bitbucket
10 5 (5.21%) JUnit
10 5 (5.21%) SoapUI
10 5 (5.21%) TestNG
10 5 (5.21%) Vagrant
11 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.08%) HP UFT
12 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (21.88%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Electronics
2 8 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 8 (8.33%) Marketing
2 8 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.21%) Retail
4 1 (1.04%) Advertising
4 1 (1.04%) Back Office
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (56.25%) Analyst
1 54 (56.25%) Test Analyst
2 24 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 24 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 19 (19.79%) Test Engineer
4 14 (14.58%) Tester
5 13 (13.54%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) Manual Tester
6 6 (6.25%) Security Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Software Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.13%) Junior
9 3 (3.13%) Manual Test Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.58%) Gherkin
1 14 (14.58%) SOAP
2 13 (13.54%) REST
2 13 (13.54%) Web Services
3 8 (8.33%) XML
4 4 (4.17%) CSS
4 4 (4.17%) HTML
5 3 (3.13%) JSON
6 2 (2.08%) .NET
6 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.04%) Middleware
7 1 (1.04%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.17%) PMI
2 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.04%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.08%) Linux
2 14 (14.58%) Windows
3 6 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (55.21%) Test Automation
3 46 (47.92%) BDD
4 44 (45.83%) Test Management
5 41 (42.71%) Software Testing
6 35 (36.46%) Waterfall
7 34 (35.42%) Scrum
8 32 (33.33%) Load Testing
9 27 (28.13%) Test Scripting
10 25 (26.04%) Line Management
10 25 (26.04%) Performance Testing
11 24 (25.00%) Security Testing
12 23 (23.96%) Manual Testing
12 23 (23.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (19.79%) Defect Management
14 17 (17.71%) Functional Testing
15 15 (15.63%) Automated Testing
15 15 (15.63%) User Stories
16 14 (14.58%) Programme Management
17 13 (13.54%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.46%) SQL
2 32 (33.33%) Java
3 29 (30.21%) C#
4 19 (19.79%) Ruby
5 13 (13.54%) Python
6 12 (12.50%) C++
7 5 (5.21%) XPath
Qualifications
1 78 (81.25%) ISTQB
2 76 (79.17%) ISEB
3 39 (40.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 30 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 13 (13.54%) Degree
6 12 (12.50%) DV Cleared
7 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 53 (55.21%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.83%) HP
3 8 (8.33%) SAP
4 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
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