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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Non-Functional Testing
Rank 843 831 799
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -32
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 53 50 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.046% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.056% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 28 37 62
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £41,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £77,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -15.00%

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
93506 88688 89250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.05% 81.54% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 75545 72933 75228
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014 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 24 October 2014. 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 -8 49 £45,000 -18.18% 10
Yorkshire -31 14 £33,500 -10.66% 1
South East -4 12 - - 1
Leeds -7 12 £33,500 -16.25% 1
West Yorkshire -22 12 £33,500 -10.66% 1
London 0 10 £66,250 +15.21% 7
Berkshire +4 9 - - 1
East of England -16 9 £67,500 +58.82% 1
Bracknell - 9 - - 1
Bedfordshire +2 8 £67,500 +107.69% 1
Dunstable - 6 £67,500 -
City of London +13 4 £77,500 +34.78% 4
Scotland -5 3 £35,000 -17.64%
North West - 3 £37,500 -
Brighton - 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 £28,500 -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 - -
York - 2 £28,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
East Midlands +3 1 - -
Luton -2 1 £86,000 +164.61%
Glasgow -4 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Hertfordshire -23 1 £70,000 +64.70%
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £37,500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £70,000 -
Swansea - 1 - -

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 52 (46.43%) QA
2 51 (45.54%) Finance
3 50 (44.64%) SQL
4 46 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (36.61%) ISEB
6 40 (35.71%) Test Strategy
7 34 (30.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 34 (30.36%) LoadRunner
8 31 (27.68%) Performance Testing
9 28 (25.00%) HP
9 28 (25.00%) Regression Testing
10 26 (23.21%) Test Scripting
11 25 (22.32%) Oracle
12 24 (21.43%) Test Management
13 22 (19.64%) Retail
14 19 (16.96%) UNIX
15 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
15 17 (15.18%) Banking
15 17 (15.18%) Automated Testing
15 17 (15.18%) Test Automation
16 16 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
16 16 (14.29%) ISTQB
16 16 (14.29%) Software Testing
16 16 (14.29%) Scrum
16 16 (14.29%) Java
17 15 (13.39%) Windows
17 15 (13.39%) Security Cleared
18 14 (12.50%) Linux
18 14 (12.50%) C#
18 14 (12.50%) Migration

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 11 (9.82%) Apache
2 8 (7.14%) IIS
3 6 (5.36%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (7.14%) Mingle
2 3 (2.68%) MS Project
3 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) LAN
2 6 (5.36%) WAN
3 1 (0.89%) HTTP
3 1 (0.89%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.61%) Oracle Database
3 9 (8.04%) Hadoop
4 8 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (7.14%) MySQL
5 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.89%) Big Data
7 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (30.36%) LoadRunner
2 12 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (9.82%) SilkPerformer
3 11 (9.82%) JIRA
4 8 (7.14%) Selenium
4 8 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 8 (7.14%) Bugzilla
5 5 (4.46%) WinRunner
5 5 (4.46%) JUnit
6 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.57%) NUnit
7 3 (2.68%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.79%) JMeter
9 1 (0.89%) Maven
9 1 (0.89%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.89%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.89%) Facilita Forecast
9 1 (0.89%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (45.54%) Finance
2 22 (19.64%) Retail
3 17 (15.18%) Banking
4 11 (9.82%) Telecoms
5 8 (7.14%) Advertising
6 6 (5.36%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.68%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.79%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (18.75%) Analyst
1 21 (18.75%) Test Manager
2 19 (16.96%) Architect
3 18 (16.07%) Tester
4 17 (15.18%) Test Analyst
5 15 (13.39%) Test Architect
6 13 (11.61%) Consultant
7 12 (10.71%) Test Consultant
8 10 (8.93%) Senior Test Analyst
8 10 (8.93%) QA Tester
8 10 (8.93%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (8.04%) QA Analyst
10 8 (7.14%) Technical Manager
10 8 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
10 8 (7.14%) Project Manager
11 7 (6.25%) Head of Testing
12 6 (5.36%) Test Leader
12 6 (5.36%) Senior Manager
13 5 (4.46%) Testing Manager
14 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.61%) HTML
1 13 (11.61%) .NET
2 10 (8.93%) ASP.NET
3 8 (7.14%) XML
3 8 (7.14%) SAML
3 8 (7.14%) Lucene
3 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (7.14%) HTML5
4 3 (2.68%) SOAP
4 3 (2.68%) Web Services
5 2 (1.79%) XSD
5 2 (1.79%) WSDL
5 2 (1.79%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.89%) J2EE
6 1 (0.89%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (3.57%) Fixed Income
3 3 (2.68%) Equities
4 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.96%) UNIX
2 15 (13.39%) Windows
3 14 (12.50%) Linux
4 12 (10.71%) Solaris
5 11 (9.82%) Windows XP
5 11 (9.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (9.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (35.71%) Test Strategy
3 31 (27.68%) Performance Testing
4 28 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 26 (23.21%) Test Scripting
6 24 (21.43%) Test Management
7 17 (15.18%) Test Automation
7 17 (15.18%) Automated Testing
8 16 (14.29%) Scrum
8 16 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 14 (12.50%) Migration
9 14 (12.50%) Risk Management
10 13 (11.61%) Line Management
11 12 (10.71%) Service Delivery
11 12 (10.71%) TDD
12 11 (9.82%) Validation
13 10 (8.93%) Automation Testing
13 10 (8.93%) Manual Testing
14 9 (8.04%) V-Model
14 9 (8.04%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (44.64%) SQL
2 16 (14.29%) Java
3 14 (12.50%) C#
4 13 (11.61%) Shell Script
4 13 (11.61%) PL/SQL
5 11 (9.82%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.93%) PHP
7 8 (7.14%) Perl
7 8 (7.14%) Ruby
7 8 (7.14%) Groovy
8 3 (2.68%) Scala
8 3 (2.68%) C++
9 1 (0.89%) C
9 1 (0.89%) VB
9 1 (0.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (36.61%) ISEB
2 34 (30.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 15 (13.39%) Security Cleared
5 11 (9.82%) Degree
6 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.89%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (46.43%) QA
2 13 (11.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (9.82%) VMware ESX
1 11 (9.82%) VMware Workstation
1 11 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.89%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 28 (25.00%) HP
2 25 (22.32%) Oracle
3 11 (9.82%) NetApp
3 11 (9.82%) VMware
3 11 (9.82%) Fujitsu
4 8 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.89%) Sun
5 1 (0.89%) SAP
5 1 (0.89%) VocaLink
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £260 - £270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £260.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 23 days ago