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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Non-Functional Testing
Rank 853 838 793
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -45
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 38 51 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.048% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.058% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 40 83
Average salary £41,250 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £42,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £95,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-21.17% -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
92294 87311 92008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.99% 81.33% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 73847 71644 77513
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,580
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £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 1 October 2014 within the UK.

Non-Functional Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Non-Functional Testing
Top 27 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 1 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 -35 35 £41,250 -25.00% 4
South East +13 12 - - 1
Berkshire +15 9 - -
London -18 9 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Bracknell - 9 - -
Leeds -16 7 £33,500 -16.25%
West Yorkshire -21 7 £33,500 -10.66%
Yorkshire -35 7 £33,500 -10.66%
City of London +1 3 £80,000 +39.13% 2
North West -8 3 £37,500 -60.52%
East of England -15 3 £67,500 +58.82% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £67,500 -
East Sussex - 3 - -
Brighton - 3 - -
Dunstable - 3 £67,500 -
Scotland -5 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £47,500 -
Wales +7 1 - -
East Midlands -10 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £37,500 -
Swansea - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 50 (52.08%) QA
2 46 (47.92%) SQL
2 46 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (42.71%) ISEB
4 40 (41.67%) Finance
5 39 (40.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 29 (30.21%) Test Scripting
6 29 (30.21%) Regression Testing
7 27 (28.13%) Test Strategy
8 26 (27.08%) LoadRunner
9 22 (22.92%) Test Management
10 21 (21.88%) Test Automation
10 21 (21.88%) Automated Testing
11 19 (19.79%) HP
11 19 (19.79%) Oracle
11 19 (19.79%) UNIX
12 18 (18.75%) Retail
12 18 (18.75%) Scrum
12 18 (18.75%) Performance Testing
13 17 (17.71%) SQL Server
14 16 (16.67%) Windows
15 15 (15.63%) C#
15 15 (15.63%) ISTQB
15 15 (15.63%) Security Cleared
16 14 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
16 14 (14.58%) Risk Management
16 14 (14.58%) Migration
16 14 (14.58%) Linux
17 13 (13.54%) HTML
17 13 (13.54%) Banking

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (10.42%) Apache
2 8 (8.33%) IIS
3 6 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Mingle
2 3 (3.13%) MS Project
3 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) LAN
2 6 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (8.33%) MySQL
4 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.04%) Big Data
6 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (27.08%) LoadRunner
2 12 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (11.46%) JIRA
3 11 (11.46%) SilkPerformer
4 9 (9.38%) Bugzilla
5 8 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 8 (8.33%) Selenium
6 5 (5.21%) WinRunner
7 4 (4.17%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.13%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.08%) JUnit
10 1 (1.04%) Maven
10 1 (1.04%) NUnit
10 1 (1.04%) JMeter
10 1 (1.04%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.04%) FogBugz
10 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.04%) eggPlant
10 1 (1.04%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 40 (41.67%) Finance
2 18 (18.75%) Retail
3 13 (13.54%) Banking
4 11 (11.46%) Telecoms
5 8 (8.33%) Advertising
6 6 (6.25%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.13%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.08%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (20.83%) Test Manager
2 19 (19.79%) Analyst
3 18 (18.75%) Tester
4 15 (15.63%) Test Analyst
4 15 (15.63%) Consultant
5 14 (14.58%) Test Consultant
6 11 (11.46%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (11.46%) Senior Test Analyst
7 10 (10.42%) QA Tester
8 8 (8.33%) Test Architect
8 8 (8.33%) QA Analyst
8 8 (8.33%) Technical Manager
8 8 (8.33%) Architect
8 8 (8.33%) Project Manager
8 8 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
9 7 (7.29%) Head of Testing
10 6 (6.25%) Senior Manager
11 5 (5.21%) Testing Manager
11 5 (5.21%) Test Leader
12 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.54%) HTML
2 11 (11.46%) .NET
3 10 (10.42%) ASP.NET
4 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (8.33%) HTML5
4 8 (8.33%) Lucene
4 8 (8.33%) SAML
5 6 (6.25%) XML
6 2 (2.08%) Web Services
6 2 (2.08%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.04%) J2EE
7 1 (1.04%) SOAP
7 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.04%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (4.17%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.13%) Equities
3 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) UNIX
2 16 (16.67%) Windows
3 14 (14.58%) Linux
4 12 (12.50%) Solaris
5 11 (11.46%) Windows XP
5 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (11.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (30.21%) Test Scripting
2 29 (30.21%) Regression Testing
3 27 (28.13%) Test Strategy
4 22 (22.92%) Test Management
5 21 (21.88%) Test Automation
5 21 (21.88%) Automated Testing
6 18 (18.75%) Scrum
6 18 (18.75%) Performance Testing
7 14 (14.58%) Risk Management
7 14 (14.58%) Migration
8 13 (13.54%) Software Testing
8 13 (13.54%) Manual Testing
9 12 (12.50%) TDD
10 11 (11.46%) Validation
11 10 (10.42%) Project Planning
11 10 (10.42%) Line Management
11 10 (10.42%) Integration Acceptance Testing
11 10 (10.42%) Business Analysis
12 9 (9.38%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 46 (47.92%) SQL
2 15 (15.63%) C#
3 12 (12.50%) Java
4 11 (11.46%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.42%) PHP
6 8 (8.33%) Groovy
6 8 (8.33%) Ruby
6 8 (8.33%) Perl
7 7 (7.29%) PL/SQL
7 7 (7.29%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.17%) C++
9 3 (3.13%) Scala
10 1 (1.04%) C
10 1 (1.04%) VB
10 1 (1.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (42.71%) ISEB
2 39 (40.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (15.63%) ISTQB
3 15 (15.63%) Security Cleared
4 13 (13.54%) Degree
5 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (52.08%) QA
2 6 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) VMware ESX
1 11 (11.46%) VMware Workstation
1 11 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) HP
1 19 (19.79%) Oracle
2 11 (11.46%) NetApp
2 11 (11.46%) VMware
2 11 (11.46%) Fujitsu
3 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.04%) SAP
4 1 (1.04%) Sun
4 1 (1.04%) VocaLink
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
East Anglia
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago