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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Non-Functional Testing
Rank 828 857 807
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -50
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 65 54 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.049% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.069% 0.060% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 50 42 52
Average salary £45,000 £52,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.69% +11.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,500 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £65,000 £58,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.11% -11.00%

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
93682 90341 87311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.22% 81.64% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 76768 73683 73829
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 £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 November 2014 within the UK.

Non-Functional Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Non-Functional Testing
Top 23 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 21 November 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 -2 61 £45,000 -18.18% 9
London -13 26 £52,500 -8.69% 3
Yorkshire -14 22 £35,500 -11.25% 4
West Yorkshire -2 19 £40,000 - 4
Leeds +2 18 £40,000 - 3
East of England -17 7 £68,750 +61.76%
Bedfordshire +2 6 £67,500 +107.69%
Berkshire +20 5 - -
South East -15 5 - -
Bracknell - 5 - -
City of London +22 4 £77,500 +34.78% 1
Scotland 0 4 £35,000 -30.69%
Dunstable - 4 £67,500 -
Glasgow +9 3 £35,000 -17.64%
York - 3 £28,500 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £28,500 -
Luton +3 1 £86,000 +164.61%
Edinburgh -6 1 - -
Hertfordshire -17 1 £70,000 +64.70%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £26,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £26,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £26,500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £70,000 -

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 64 (52.89%) QA
2 61 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (49.59%) SQL
4 55 (45.45%) ISEB
5 46 (38.02%) Finance
6 44 (36.36%) Test Strategy
7 41 (33.88%) LoadRunner
8 34 (28.10%) Regression Testing
8 34 (28.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 32 (26.45%) Performance Testing
10 28 (23.14%) Test Scripting
11 27 (22.31%) Migration
12 26 (21.49%) Automated Testing
13 25 (20.66%) HP
13 25 (20.66%) Oracle
14 23 (19.01%) Test Management
15 22 (18.18%) Mentoring
16 21 (17.36%) Degree
16 21 (17.36%) UNIX
17 20 (16.53%) Test Automation
18 18 (14.88%) Java
18 18 (14.88%) Retail
18 18 (14.88%) JIRA
19 17 (14.05%) Manual Testing
19 17 (14.05%) C#
19 17 (14.05%) SQL Server
20 16 (13.22%) Linux
20 16 (13.22%) Web Services
20 16 (13.22%) NUnit
20 16 (13.22%) Scrum

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (6.61%) IIS
2 6 (4.96%) Apache
2 6 (4.96%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Mingle
2 1 (0.83%) MS Project
2 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.61%) LAN
2 6 (4.96%) WAN
3 1 (0.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.05%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.74%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.31%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.48%) MySQL
5 1 (0.83%) Big Data
5 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 41 (33.88%) LoadRunner
2 18 (14.88%) JIRA
3 16 (13.22%) NUnit
4 15 (12.40%) Bugzilla
5 14 (11.57%) JMeter
6 12 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
7 11 (9.09%) SilkPerformer
7 11 (9.09%) Selenium
8 10 (8.26%) TeamCity
8 10 (8.26%) Git (software)
8 10 (8.26%) JUnit
9 7 (5.79%) Visual Studio
9 7 (5.79%) SoapUI
9 7 (5.79%) WebDriver
10 5 (4.13%) WinRunner
11 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
12 3 (2.48%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.83%) eggPlant
13 1 (0.83%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 46 (38.02%) Finance
2 18 (14.88%) Retail
3 14 (11.57%) Banking
4 13 (10.74%) Games
4 13 (10.74%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.48%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.48%) Advertising
6 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.65%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 28 (23.14%) Analyst
2 24 (19.83%) Test Analyst
3 20 (16.53%) Architect
4 19 (15.70%) Test Manager
5 17 (14.05%) Tester
6 15 (12.40%) Test Architect
7 13 (10.74%) Consultant
7 13 (10.74%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (10.74%) Test Engineer
7 13 (10.74%) Senior Test Analyst
8 12 (9.92%) Test Consultant
9 10 (8.26%) QA Tester
9 10 (8.26%) Test Leader
10 9 (7.44%) QA Analyst
11 6 (4.96%) Senior Test Engineer
12 5 (4.13%) Lead Architect
13 4 (3.31%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
13 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Test Manager
13 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Manager
13 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.22%) Web Services
2 14 (11.57%) SOAP
3 12 (9.92%) .NET
4 10 (8.26%) REST
4 10 (8.26%) WCF
5 9 (7.44%) XML
6 8 (6.61%) HTML
7 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.48%) XSD
8 3 (2.48%) WSDL
8 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.48%) HTML5
8 3 (2.48%) SAML
8 3 (2.48%) Lucene
9 2 (1.65%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.83%) J2EE
10 1 (0.83%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) Mobile App
2 12 (9.92%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.92%) Online Games
3 11 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.79%) Open Source
5 4 (3.31%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.31%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.48%) Equities
6 3 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.65%) IPTV
7 2 (1.65%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.36%) UNIX
2 16 (13.22%) Linux
3 14 (11.57%) Windows
4 12 (9.92%) Solaris
5 11 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.36%) Test Strategy
3 34 (28.10%) Regression Testing
4 32 (26.45%) Performance Testing
5 28 (23.14%) Test Scripting
6 27 (22.31%) Migration
7 26 (21.49%) Automated Testing
8 23 (19.01%) Test Management
9 22 (18.18%) Mentoring
10 20 (16.53%) Test Automation
11 17 (14.05%) Manual Testing
12 16 (13.22%) Scrum
12 16 (13.22%) Software Testing
12 16 (13.22%) Line Management
13 15 (12.40%) Security Testing
13 15 (12.40%) Kanban
14 14 (11.57%) Agile Testing
15 12 (9.92%) Load Testing
15 12 (9.92%) E-Commerce
16 11 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 60 (49.59%) SQL
2 18 (14.88%) Java
3 17 (14.05%) C#
4 13 (10.74%) Shell Script
4 13 (10.74%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.96%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.13%) PHP
7 4 (3.31%) Perl
7 4 (3.31%) Ruby
8 3 (2.48%) Groovy
8 3 (2.48%) Scala
9 2 (1.65%) Python
9 2 (1.65%) C++
10 1 (0.83%) C
10 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (45.45%) ISEB
2 34 (28.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 21 (17.36%) Degree
4 16 (13.22%) ISTQB
5 15 (12.40%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.83%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (52.89%) QA
2 13 (10.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 11 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
1 11 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (13.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (20.66%) Oracle
1 25 (20.66%) HP
2 11 (9.09%) NetApp
2 11 (9.09%) VMware
2 11 (9.09%) Fujitsu
3 7 (5.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.83%) Sun
4 1 (0.83%) SAP
4 1 (0.83%) VocaLink
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: Good salary, 28.5 days hols + bens
Posted: 5 days ago