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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Non-Functional Testing
Rank 848 819 819
Rank change year-on-year
-29 0
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 56 52 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.048% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.060% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 37 42 71
Average salary £47,500 £56,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,800 £89,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -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
94474 86317 91123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.65% 79.42% 77.76%
Number of salaries quoted 75344 70549 77369
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 22 August 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 53 £47,500 -13.63% 1
London -8 24 £47,500 -26.92%
East of England +5 11 £67,500 +58.82%
City of London -11 8 £35,000 -41.66%
Bedfordshire - 8 £67,500 -
South East - 7 - -
Leeds -22 6 £33,500 -18.29%
West Yorkshire -34 6 £33,500 -16.25%
Yorkshire -35 6 £33,500 -16.25%
Dunstable - 5 £67,500 -
North West -19 4 £55,000 -42.10%
Bracknell - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
Hertfordshire -11 3 £45,000 +5.88%
East Sussex - 3 - -
Brighton - 3 - -
Docklands, London - 3 £50,000 -
Scotland -17 2 £57,000 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Wales +1 1 - - 1
Manchester -5 1 £72,500 -23.68%
East Midlands -11 1 - -
Glasgow -22 1 £57,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £37,500 -
Swansea - 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 56 (50.45%) QA
2 44 (39.64%) SQL
2 44 (39.64%) ISEB
3 41 (36.94%) Finance
4 40 (36.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 36 (32.43%) Test Strategy
6 32 (28.83%) Test Scripting
6 32 (28.83%) Regression Testing
7 31 (27.93%) Automated Testing
8 28 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (20.72%) Test Automation
10 22 (19.82%) LoadRunner
11 20 (18.02%) Scrum
11 20 (18.02%) Test Management
11 20 (18.02%) Performance Testing
12 17 (15.32%) Degree
12 17 (15.32%) Banking
12 17 (15.32%) C#
13 16 (14.41%) HP
13 16 (14.41%) Risk Management
14 15 (13.51%) Integration Acceptance Testing
14 15 (13.51%) HTML
14 15 (13.51%) UNIX
14 15 (13.51%) ISTQB
14 15 (13.51%) Business Analysis
15 14 (12.61%) Project Planning
15 14 (12.61%) Oracle
16 13 (11.71%) SQL Server
16 13 (11.71%) JavaScript
16 13 (11.71%) Retail

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (9.91%) Apache
2 4 (3.60%) IIS
3 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.90%) WorkSite
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Mingle
2 5 (4.50%) MS Project
3 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) LAN
2 5 (4.50%) WAN
3 3 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.90%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.01%) Hadoop
3 9 (8.11%) MySQL
3 9 (8.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (6.31%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.90%) Big Data
6 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (19.82%) LoadRunner
2 12 (10.81%) JIRA
2 12 (10.81%) Bugzilla
3 9 (8.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (8.11%) Selenium
4 8 (7.21%) WebDriver
5 6 (5.41%) SilkPerformer
6 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.70%) JMeter
7 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.70%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.80%) FogBugz
9 1 (0.90%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.90%) JUnit
9 1 (0.90%) WatiN
9 1 (0.90%) Maven
9 1 (0.90%) WATIR
9 1 (0.90%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.90%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.90%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 41 (36.94%) Finance
2 17 (15.32%) Banking
3 13 (11.71%) Retail
4 9 (8.11%) Advertising
5 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
6 6 (5.41%) Financial Institution
7 4 (3.60%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.80%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.90%) Law
9 1 (0.90%) Legal
9 1 (0.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (27.03%) Analyst
2 26 (23.42%) Test Analyst
3 24 (21.62%) Test Manager
4 21 (18.92%) Tester
5 15 (13.51%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (13.51%) Senior Test Analyst
6 12 (10.81%) Consultant
7 11 (9.91%) Test Consultant
8 10 (9.01%) QA Tester
9 9 (8.11%) Technical Manager
9 9 (8.11%) Technical Project Manager
9 9 (8.11%) Project Manager
10 8 (7.21%) Test Architect
10 8 (7.21%) QA Analyst
10 8 (7.21%) Architect
11 7 (6.31%) Head of Testing
12 6 (5.41%) Senior Manager
13 5 (4.50%) Software Tester
13 5 (4.50%) Test Leader
13 5 (4.50%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.51%) HTML
2 12 (10.81%) .NET
3 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET
4 9 (8.11%) SAML
4 9 (8.11%) Lucene
4 9 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (8.11%) HTML5
5 7 (6.31%) XML
6 4 (3.60%) Web Services
7 2 (1.80%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.90%) J2EE
8 1 (0.90%) SOAP
8 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.90%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.60%) Fixed Income
1 4 (3.60%) IVR
1 4 (3.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.70%) Equities
3 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.90%) PMI
4 1 (0.90%) Open Source
4 1 (0.90%) Economics
4 1 (0.90%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.51%) UNIX
2 12 (10.81%) Windows
3 10 (9.01%) Linux
4 7 (6.31%) Solaris
5 6 (5.41%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.41%) Windows XP
5 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.43%) Test Strategy
2 32 (28.83%) Test Scripting
2 32 (28.83%) Regression Testing
3 31 (27.93%) Automated Testing
4 28 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (20.72%) Test Automation
6 20 (18.02%) Scrum
6 20 (18.02%) Test Management
6 20 (18.02%) Performance Testing
7 16 (14.41%) Risk Management
8 15 (13.51%) Integration Acceptance Testing
8 15 (13.51%) Business Analysis
9 14 (12.61%) Project Planning
10 13 (11.71%) TDD
10 13 (11.71%) Software Testing
10 13 (11.71%) Integration Testing
11 12 (10.81%) Migration
12 10 (9.01%) V-Model
12 10 (9.01%) Automation Testing
12 10 (9.01%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (39.64%) SQL
2 17 (15.32%) C#
3 13 (11.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.81%) PHP
4 12 (10.81%) Java
5 10 (9.01%) Ruby
5 10 (9.01%) Perl
6 9 (8.11%) Groovy
7 7 (6.31%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.31%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.60%) C++
9 3 (2.70%) Scala
10 2 (1.80%) Python
11 1 (0.90%) C
11 1 (0.90%) VBScript
11 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (39.64%) ISEB
2 40 (36.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (15.32%) Degree
4 15 (13.51%) ISTQB
5 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (50.45%) QA
2 6 (5.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (5.41%) VMware ESX
1 6 (5.41%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.90%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) HP
2 14 (12.61%) Oracle
3 12 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.41%) Fujitsu
4 6 (5.41%) VMware
4 6 (5.41%) NetApp
5 4 (3.60%) Citrix
6 1 (0.90%) IBM
6 1 (0.90%) Sun
6 1 (0.90%) Compuware
6 1 (0.90%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.90%) Empirix
6 1 (0.90%) SAP
6 1 (0.90%) VocaLink
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago