The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non-Functional Testing
Rank 796 851 839
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -12
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 87 56 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.048% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.097% 0.058% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 67 46 32
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,750 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £101,250 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £35,750 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+32.86% -7.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Non-Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend

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

Non-Functional Testing Salary Trend in the UK

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Non-Functional Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +71 85 £50,000 +17.64% 14
London +60 28 £50,000 -50.00% 2
Yorkshire +10 21 £52,500 +50.00%
West Yorkshire +21 20 £52,500 +50.00%
South West +4 16 £33,000 -32.30% 9
City of London +46 13 £45,000 -56.09% 1
Bradford - 12 £52,500 -
Cheltenham - 11 £33,000 -
Gloucestershire - 11 £33,000 -
East of England +17 9 £55,000 +59.42%
Bedfordshire +15 6 £50,000 +47.05%
Leeds +3 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Dunstable - 5 £45,000 -
Dorset +9 4 - - 9
South East +4 4 £70,000 +64.70%
Bournemouth - 4 - - 9
North West +2 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire -1 3 £60,000 +33.33%
Manchester - 3 - -
Rickmansworth - 2 £62,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £71,250 -
Scotland +15 1 £36,000 -34.54% 1
Luton +6 1 £55,000 +50.68%
Glasgow +2 1 £36,000 -34.54% 1
West Midlands -7 1 £60,000 +16.50% 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £52,500 -
Coventry - 1 £60,000 -

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Non-Functional Testing also 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 that cited Non-Functional Testing.

1 84 (46.93%) SQL
2 78 (43.58%) ISEB
3 73 (40.78%) Finance
3 73 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (39.66%) Performance Testing
5 65 (36.31%) Test Scripting
6 62 (34.64%) QA
7 49 (27.37%) Test Strategy
8 44 (24.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 41 (22.91%) ISTQB
10 39 (21.79%) Oracle
11 36 (20.11%) Unit Testing
12 34 (18.99%) Test Management
13 32 (17.88%) XML
14 31 (17.32%) SQL Server
14 31 (17.32%) HP
14 31 (17.32%) Line Management
15 30 (16.76%) LoadRunner
15 30 (16.76%) Configuration Management
16 28 (15.64%) NUnit
16 28 (15.64%) ITIL
17 27 (15.08%) MS Excel
17 27 (15.08%) JUnit
17 27 (15.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 27 (15.08%) Test Planning
18 26 (14.53%) Agile Testing
19 24 (13.41%) Software Testing
20 23 (12.85%) Selenium
21 22 (12.29%) Coaching
22 21 (11.73%) Functional Testing

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Non-Functional Testing also 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 that cited Non-Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.82%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.23%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (1.68%) Apache
3 3 (1.68%) Oracle BPEL
3 3 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 27 (15.08%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Oracle Cash Management
1 4 (2.23%) Temenos T24
1 4 (2.23%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.23%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (2.23%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.68%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.68%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.56%) LAN
2 1 (0.56%) VoIP
2 1 (0.56%) WAN
2 1 (0.56%) HTTP
2 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.15%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.03%) NonStop SQL
4 4 (2.23%) OLTP
5 3 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 30 (16.76%) LoadRunner
2 28 (15.64%) NUnit
3 27 (15.08%) JUnit
4 23 (12.85%) Selenium
5 15 (8.38%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (6.15%) WebDriver
7 9 (5.03%) JIRA
8 8 (4.47%) JMeter
9 5 (2.79%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.23%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.68%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.12%) ClearQuest
12 2 (1.12%) TestDirector
13 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.56%) Appium
13 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 73 (40.78%) Finance
2 17 (9.50%) Banking
3 9 (5.03%) Retail
4 7 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.35%) Legal
6 5 (2.79%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.12%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 69 (38.55%) Analyst
2 68 (37.99%) Test Analyst
3 29 (16.20%) Test Manager
4 25 (13.97%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 21 (11.73%) Tester
6 19 (10.61%) Consultant
7 18 (10.06%) Test Consultant
8 16 (8.94%) Test Leader
9 9 (5.03%) Architect
10 8 (4.47%) Test Architect
10 8 (4.47%) Test Team Leader
10 8 (4.47%) Team Leader
11 7 (3.91%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (3.91%) Senior Test Analyst
11 7 (3.91%) Non-Functional Tester
12 5 (2.79%) Systems Tester
13 4 (2.23%) Head of Testing
13 4 (2.23%) Programme Test Manager
13 4 (2.23%) Programme Manager
13 4 (2.23%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.88%) XML
2 15 (8.38%) Web Services
3 11 (6.15%) .NET
3 11 (6.15%) SOAP
3 11 (6.15%) Gherkin
4 10 (5.59%) WSDL
4 10 (5.59%) XSD
5 8 (4.47%) Middleware
6 3 (1.68%) HTML
7 1 (0.56%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.56%) RESTful
7 1 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.35%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.23%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.68%) NHS
4 3 (1.68%) Statistics
5 2 (1.12%) New Media
5 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.12%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.12%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.12%) Equities
6 1 (0.56%) IPTV
6 1 (0.56%) Derivative
6 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.56%) Online Games
6 1 (0.56%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.15%) Linux
2 7 (3.91%) UNIX
3 4 (2.23%) Windows
4 3 (1.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (39.66%) Performance Testing
3 65 (36.31%) Test Scripting
4 49 (27.37%) Test Strategy
5 44 (24.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 36 (20.11%) Unit Testing
7 34 (18.99%) Test Management
8 31 (17.32%) Line Management
9 30 (16.76%) Configuration Management
10 28 (15.64%) ITIL
11 27 (15.08%) Test Planning
12 26 (14.53%) Agile Testing
13 24 (13.41%) Software Testing
14 22 (12.29%) Coaching
15 21 (11.73%) Functional Testing
15 21 (11.73%) Integration Testing
16 20 (11.17%) Regression Testing
17 17 (9.50%) Mentoring
18 16 (8.94%) People Management
19 15 (8.38%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (46.93%) SQL
2 16 (8.94%) Python
3 14 (7.82%) T-SQL
3 14 (7.82%) Java
4 8 (4.47%) Shell Script
4 8 (4.47%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.79%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.79%) C#
6 4 (2.23%) Perl
6 4 (2.23%) Ruby
7 3 (1.68%) PHP
8 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 78 (43.58%) ISEB
2 41 (22.91%) ISTQB
3 27 (15.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (10.06%) Degree
5 10 (5.59%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (3.35%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (1.68%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.56%) PMP
9 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (34.64%) QA
2 7 (3.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (9.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.68%) cPanel
Vendors
1 39 (21.79%) Oracle
2 31 (17.32%) HP
3 18 (10.06%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.70%) Capita
5 11 (6.15%) Cognos
6 5 (2.79%) VocaLink
7 4 (2.23%) Green Hat
7 4 (2.23%) Citrix
8 3 (1.68%) BT
8 3 (1.68%) IBM
9 2 (1.12%) SAP
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