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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Non-Functional Testing
Rank 858 813 797
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -16
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 46 48 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.046% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.056% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 81
Average salary £36,250 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £42,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,250 £91,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -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
93666 85404 91608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.22% 79.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74832 70100 77443
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014 within the UK.

Non-Functional Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Non-Functional Testing
Top 28 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 18 September 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 -45 43 £36,250 -34.09% 1
London -38 14 £35,000 -41.66%
South East -5 10 - -
Leeds -21 8 £33,500 -16.25%
Yorkshire -30 8 £33,500 -10.66%
West Yorkshire -33 8 £33,500 -10.66%
Berkshire 0 7 - -
East of England -21 7 £67,500 +58.82% 1
Bedfordshire - 7 £67,500 -
Bracknell - 7 - -
City of London -3 6 £35,000 -41.66%
Dunstable - 5 £67,500 -
North West -17 3 £37,500 -60.52%
Brighton - 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 - -
Scotland -17 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £47,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 - -
Wales +1 1 - -
East Midlands -13 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £37,500 -
Swansea - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (53.06%) QA
2 48 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (44.90%) SQL
4 42 (42.86%) ISEB
5 40 (40.82%) Finance
6 38 (38.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 31 (31.63%) Test Strategy
8 29 (29.59%) Test Scripting
8 29 (29.59%) Regression Testing
9 24 (24.49%) Automated Testing
9 24 (24.49%) LoadRunner
10 22 (22.45%) Test Automation
11 19 (19.39%) Test Management
12 18 (18.37%) Scrum
13 17 (17.35%) Oracle
13 17 (17.35%) UNIX
13 17 (17.35%) Performance Testing
14 16 (16.33%) HP
14 16 (16.33%) Retail
15 15 (15.31%) SQL Server
15 15 (15.31%) C#
15 15 (15.31%) Manual Testing
15 15 (15.31%) ISTQB
16 14 (14.29%) Security Cleared
16 14 (14.29%) HTML
16 14 (14.29%) Windows
16 14 (14.29%) Risk Management
17 13 (13.27%) Banking
17 13 (13.27%) HP Quality Center
17 13 (13.27%) Software Testing

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (10.20%) Apache
2 6 (6.12%) IIS
3 4 (4.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Mingle
2 3 (3.06%) MS Project
3 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) LAN
2 6 (6.12%) WAN
3 2 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.18%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.16%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (8.16%) MySQL
4 7 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (24.49%) LoadRunner
2 11 (11.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (11.22%) JIRA
3 9 (9.18%) Bugzilla
3 9 (9.18%) SilkPerformer
4 8 (8.16%) WebDriver
4 8 (8.16%) Selenium
5 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.06%) WinRunner
6 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.04%) JUnit
7 2 (2.04%) JMeter
8 1 (1.02%) Maven
8 1 (1.02%) NUnit
8 1 (1.02%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.02%) FogBugz
8 1 (1.02%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.02%) eggPlant
8 1 (1.02%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 40 (40.82%) Finance
2 16 (16.33%) Retail
3 13 (13.27%) Banking
4 10 (10.20%) Telecoms
5 8 (8.16%) Advertising
6 6 (6.12%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.06%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.04%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (21.43%) Analyst
1 21 (21.43%) Test Manager
2 18 (18.37%) Tester
3 17 (17.35%) Test Analyst
4 14 (14.29%) Consultant
5 13 (13.27%) Test Consultant
6 11 (11.22%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (11.22%) Senior Test Analyst
7 10 (10.20%) QA Tester
8 8 (8.16%) Test Architect
8 8 (8.16%) Technical Manager
8 8 (8.16%) QA Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) Architect
8 8 (8.16%) Project Manager
8 8 (8.16%) Technical Project Manager
9 7 (7.14%) Head of Testing
10 6 (6.12%) Senior Manager
11 5 (5.10%) Testing Manager
11 5 (5.10%) Test Leader
12 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.29%) HTML
2 11 (11.22%) .NET
3 10 (10.20%) ASP.NET
4 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (8.16%) HTML5
4 8 (8.16%) SAML
4 8 (8.16%) Lucene
5 6 (6.12%) XML
6 3 (3.06%) Web Services
7 2 (2.04%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.02%) J2EE
8 1 (1.02%) SOAP
8 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.02%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (4.08%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.06%) Equities
3 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.02%) IVR
5 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.35%) UNIX
2 14 (14.29%) Windows
3 12 (12.24%) Linux
4 10 (10.20%) Solaris
5 9 (9.18%) Windows XP
5 9 (9.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (9.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.63%) Test Strategy
3 29 (29.59%) Test Scripting
3 29 (29.59%) Regression Testing
4 24 (24.49%) Automated Testing
5 22 (22.45%) Test Automation
6 19 (19.39%) Test Management
7 18 (18.37%) Scrum
8 17 (17.35%) Performance Testing
9 15 (15.31%) Manual Testing
10 14 (14.29%) Risk Management
11 13 (13.27%) Software Testing
12 12 (12.24%) TDD
12 12 (12.24%) Business Analysis
12 12 (12.24%) Integration Acceptance Testing
12 12 (12.24%) Migration
13 11 (11.22%) Project Planning
14 10 (10.20%) Line Management
15 9 (9.18%) Validation
15 9 (9.18%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (44.90%) SQL
2 15 (15.31%) C#
3 12 (12.24%) Java
3 12 (12.24%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.20%) PHP
5 8 (8.16%) Groovy
5 8 (8.16%) Ruby
5 8 (8.16%) Perl
6 7 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.08%) C++
8 3 (3.06%) Scala
9 1 (1.02%) C
9 1 (1.02%) VB
9 1 (1.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (42.86%) ISEB
2 38 (38.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (15.31%) ISTQB
4 14 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 13 (13.27%) Degree
6 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (53.06%) QA
2 6 (6.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (9.18%) VMware ESX
1 9 (9.18%) VMware Workstation
1 9 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.02%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (17.35%) Oracle
2 16 (16.33%) HP
3 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.18%) NetApp
4 9 (9.18%) VMware
4 9 (9.18%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.02%) Sun
5 1 (1.02%) SAP
5 1 (1.02%) VocaLink
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