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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 196 193 206
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 45 57 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 0.96% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.11% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 39 23 32
Median salary £34,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £32,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
4858 5134 5220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.42% 86.62% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4053 4287 4224
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +8 17 £45,000 +4.65% 3
Somerset - 12 £32,500 - 1
Dorset -10 9 £32,500 -40.90% 3
Cornwall - 3 - -
Wiltshire +8 2 £33,500 -16.25% 1
Bristol -3 2 £36,500 -18.88%
Non-Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 66 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (67.82%) ISEB
3 54 (62.07%) ISTQB
4 43 (49.43%) Microsoft
5 42 (48.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 39 (44.83%) BDD
7 38 (43.68%) Selenium
8 36 (41.38%) Test Management
9 35 (40.23%) Test Automation
10 33 (37.93%) SQL
11 32 (36.78%) Software Testing
12 30 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
12 30 (34.48%) Scrum
13 29 (33.33%) Java
13 29 (33.33%) Linux
13 29 (33.33%) Cucumber
14 26 (29.89%) Functional Testing
15 25 (28.74%) Manual Testing
16 24 (27.59%) Test Scripting
16 24 (27.59%) Security Testing
16 24 (27.59%) Finance
16 24 (27.59%) Jenkins
17 23 (26.44%) REST
17 23 (26.44%) Programme Management
17 23 (26.44%) SOAP
17 23 (26.44%) Web Services
17 23 (26.44%) Security Cleared
18 22 (25.29%) Automated Testing
19 20 (22.99%) SpecFlow
19 20 (22.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (14.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.94%) SSH
2 6 (6.90%) Internet
3 3 (3.45%) LAN
3 3 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 42 (48.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (43.68%) Selenium
3 29 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 24 (27.59%) Jenkins
5 20 (22.99%) SpecFlow
6 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
7 16 (18.39%) JIRA
8 13 (14.94%) LoadRunner
8 13 (14.94%) Zephyr
9 10 (11.49%) SoapUI
9 10 (11.49%) Visual Studio
10 6 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (6.90%) Maven
10 6 (6.90%) RSpec
11 4 (4.60%) JUnit
11 4 (4.60%) WebDriver
12 3 (3.45%) HP UFT
13 2 (2.30%) JMeter
14 1 (1.15%) JBehave
14 1 (1.15%) TestNG
General
1 24 (27.59%) 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 1 (1.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (55.17%) Analyst
1 48 (55.17%) Test Analyst
2 21 (24.14%) Tester
3 17 (19.54%) Senior Analyst
3 17 (19.54%) Senior Test Analyst
4 12 (13.79%) Test Manager
5 10 (11.49%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Security Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Software Tester
6 9 (10.34%) Test Engineer
7 8 (9.20%) Web Tester
8 7 (8.05%) Automation Tester
8 7 (8.05%) Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) Test Leader
9 6 (6.90%) Manual Tester
10 5 (5.75%) Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Developer in Test
10 5 (5.75%) Java Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Test Automation Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (26.44%) REST
1 23 (26.44%) SOAP
1 23 (26.44%) Web Services
2 13 (14.94%) Gherkin
3 4 (4.60%) Angular 2
3 4 (4.60%) AngularJS
3 4 (4.60%) HTML
4 3 (3.45%) CSS
4 3 (3.45%) JDBC
5 2 (2.30%) XML
6 1 (1.15%) .NET
6 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.15%) Middleware
6 1 (1.15%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Client/Server
1 6 (6.90%) Internet of Things
2 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.45%) PMI
4 1 (1.15%) RIA
4 1 (1.15%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 29 (33.33%) Linux
2 19 (21.84%) Windows
3 10 (11.49%) CentOS
4 7 (8.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (44.83%) BDD
3 36 (41.38%) Test Management
4 35 (40.23%) Test Automation
5 32 (36.78%) Software Testing
6 30 (34.48%) Scrum
6 30 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 26 (29.89%) Functional Testing
8 25 (28.74%) Manual Testing
9 24 (27.59%) Security Testing
9 24 (27.59%) Test Scripting
10 23 (26.44%) Programme Management
11 22 (25.29%) Automated Testing
12 20 (22.99%) Defect Management
13 19 (21.84%) Regression Testing
13 19 (21.84%) Waterfall
14 17 (19.54%) Line Management
14 17 (19.54%) Load Testing
14 17 (19.54%) Performance Testing
15 16 (18.39%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.93%) SQL
2 29 (33.33%) Java
3 19 (21.84%) Ruby
4 16 (18.39%) Python
5 7 (8.05%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.90%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.90%) Shell Script
6 6 (6.90%) VB
7 5 (5.75%) C#
8 3 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 59 (67.82%) ISEB
2 54 (62.07%) ISTQB
3 23 (26.44%) Security Cleared
4 20 (22.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (10.34%) DV Cleared
6 7 (8.05%) Degree
6 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.30%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 43 (49.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.24%) HP
3 13 (14.94%) SAP
4 10 (11.49%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.45%) Oracle
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