The table below looks at the statistics for the Non-Functional Tester role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Non-Functional Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non Functional Tester
Rank 891 924 877
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Non-Functional Tester 7 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.011% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.011% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 15
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - £37,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103985 115295 104233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.60% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85169 93959 86722
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Non-Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Non-Functional Tester in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Non-Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Non-Functional Tester
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Non-Functional Tester within the UK.

Non-Functional Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Non-Functional Tester
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Non-Functional Tester over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 within the UK.

Non-Functional Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Non-Functional Tester
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 7 May 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
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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
England +28 7 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Yorkshire +19 3 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
Leeds - 3 £50,000 -
East of England - 2 £55,000 -
London +29 1 £70,000 +16.66%
Luton - 1 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -

Non-Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Non-Functional Tester in their job title 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 with Non-Functional Tester in their job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 10 (66.67%) Banking
2 10 (66.67%) Retail
2 10 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 10 (66.67%) SOA
2 10 (66.67%) Stress Testing
2 10 (66.67%) Software Architecture
3 7 (46.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
6 2 (13.33%) CRM
6 2 (13.33%) ClearQuest
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
6 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) JIRA
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Derivative
7 1 (6.67%) Statistics
7 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
7 1 (6.67%) Python

Non-Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Non-Functional Tester in their job title 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 with Non-Functional Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (13.33%) ClearQuest
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (86.67%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (66.67%) Banking
2 10 (66.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) SOA
1 10 (66.67%) Stress Testing
1 10 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 7 (46.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) HP