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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non Functional Tester
Rank 927 946 922
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Non-Functional Tester 3 9 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.009% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.009% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 8
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary - £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%

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
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 6 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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 3 £62,500 +38.88% 1
Bournemouth - 2 - -
Dorset - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
London - 1 £62,500 -
City of London - 1 £62,500 -

Non-Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 8 (80.00%) ISEB
3 7 (70.00%) HP
3 7 (70.00%) LoadRunner
3 7 (70.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 7 (70.00%) QA
4 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) HP UFT
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
5 5 (50.00%) XML Messaging
5 5 (50.00%) Banking
5 5 (50.00%) Middleware
5 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (50.00%) XML
5 5 (50.00%) JMS
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (50.00%) SWIFT
5 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (50.00%) YourKit
5 5 (50.00%) Dynatrace
5 5 (50.00%) CA Service Virtualization
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (50.00%) nmon
5 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking

Non-Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (10.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) LoadRunner
2 6 (60.00%) HP UFT
3 5 (50.00%) YourKit
4 2 (20.00%) JMeter
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
5 1 (10.00%) WatiN
5 1 (10.00%) WATIR
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) JMS
1 5 (50.00%) Middleware
1 5 (50.00%) XML
1 5 (50.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (50.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (50.00%) Wealth Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) ISEB
2 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (50.00%) CA Service Virtualization
2 5 (50.00%) nmon
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) Dynatrace
4 1 (10.00%) IBM