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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non Functional Tester
Rank 862 871 868
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Non-Functional Tester 8 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.018% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.019% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 20
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -0.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £39,250 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £53,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.35%

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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
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 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 March 2015 within the UK.

Non-Functional Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Non-Functional Tester
Top 10 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 3 March 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 +3 8 £50,000 +8.10%
Leeds - 6 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £35,000 -
North West - 1 £35,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £35,000 -
Luton - 1 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
East of England - 1 £55,000 -

Non-Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 11 (64.71%) Finance
1 11 (64.71%) Banking
2 10 (58.82%) Retail
2 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 10 (58.82%) Software Architecture
2 10 (58.82%) Stress Testing
2 10 (58.82%) Telecoms
2 10 (58.82%) N-Tier
2 10 (58.82%) SOA
3 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
4 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) JIRA
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) JMeter
6 2 (11.76%) HTTP
6 2 (11.76%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
7 1 (5.88%) J2EE
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
7 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
7 1 (5.88%) SOAP
7 1 (5.88%) UNIX

Non-Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
2 2 (11.76%) JMeter
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Fiddler
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) NeoLoad
3 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
1 11 (64.71%) Banking
2 10 (58.82%) Retail
2 10 (58.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
1 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) N-Tier
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) AIX
1 1 (5.88%) Solaris
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) SOA
1 10 (58.82%) Stress Testing
1 10 (58.82%) Software Architecture
2 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) SEO
5 1 (5.88%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Sun