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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 731 803 785
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -18
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 169 107 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.093% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 115 78 72
Average salary £45,000 £47,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.75% +6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £35,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £87,500 £80,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,715 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.01% +12.94%

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
94267 95114 86807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.15% 82.79% 81.72%
Number of salaries quoted 77668 75899 71027
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015 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 31 August 2015. 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 +76 153 £45,000 -10.00% 5
London +3 45 £70,000 +47.36% 2
South West +26 33 £32,500 -13.33%
City of London +35 30 £77,500 +47.61%
Yorkshire +19 27 £41,250 +23.13%
West Yorkshire +21 26 £40,000 +19.40%
Dorset - 25 - -
Bournemouth - 25 - -
North West +28 22 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Manchester - 21 £45,000 - 1
Leeds +18 16 £42,500 +26.86%
Scotland -7 14 £36,000 -20.00% 4
East of England +2 13 £55,000 -18.51%
Hertfordshire +3 12 £55,000 -29.03%
Glasgow +5 11 £34,500 -25.80% 1
Edinburgh -3 7 £48,750 +4.83% 2
Watford - 7 £55,000 -
South East +11 6 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Wiltshire - 5 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £38,750 -
Chippenham - 4 £32,500 -
Bradford - 3 £52,500 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £27,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £44,379 -
Hampshire +24 1 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Berkshire +6 1 £52,500 -
Southampton +5 1 £50,000 -16.66%
Bedfordshire +4 1 £45,000 -33.33%
Lancashire +2 1 £38,500 +2.66%

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 145 (46.18%) Finance
2 108 (34.39%) QA
3 104 (33.12%) ISEB
4 101 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (31.21%) Java
6 86 (27.39%) SQL
7 83 (26.43%) Performance Testing
8 78 (24.84%) Test Automation
9 69 (21.97%) Test Management
10 68 (21.66%) ISTQB
11 67 (21.34%) Oracle
12 66 (21.02%) Selenium
13 64 (20.38%) Banking
13 64 (20.38%) Test Strategy
14 62 (19.75%) LoadRunner
15 61 (19.43%) Test Scripting
16 59 (18.79%) User Acceptance Testing
17 52 (16.56%) IBM
18 51 (16.24%) HP
19 49 (15.61%) System Integration Testing
20 48 (15.29%) Middleware
21 44 (14.01%) Line Management
22 43 (13.69%) JMeter
22 43 (13.69%) XML
23 42 (13.38%) WebDriver
23 42 (13.38%) Coaching
24 39 (12.42%) Mentoring
25 38 (12.10%) Test Planning
25 38 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
25 38 (12.10%) HP Quality Center

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 25 (7.96%) WebLogic
2 5 (1.59%) Tuxedo
3 4 (1.27%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.64%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.64%) IIS
6 1 (0.32%) MTS
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 11 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 32 (10.19%) Temenos T24
1 32 (10.19%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) BASE24
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.23%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.96%) HTTP
3 2 (0.64%) Network Security
3 2 (0.64%) Internet
3 2 (0.64%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.64%) DNS
4 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.32%) ATM
4 1 (0.32%) LAN
4 1 (0.32%) VoIP
4 1 (0.32%) WAN
4 1 (0.32%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.32%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.19%) OLTP
2 30 (9.55%) Relational Database
3 22 (7.01%) Oracle Database
4 14 (4.46%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.64%) DB2
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.32%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 66 (21.02%) Selenium
2 62 (19.75%) LoadRunner
3 43 (13.69%) JMeter
4 42 (13.38%) WebDriver
5 30 (9.55%) HP UFT
6 25 (7.96%) SoapUI
7 20 (6.37%) Cucumber
8 18 (5.73%) Selenium IDE
9 17 (5.41%) JUnit
10 15 (4.78%) JIRA
11 10 (3.18%) Visual Studio
12 9 (2.87%) Jenkins
13 7 (2.23%) NeoLoad
13 7 (2.23%) ClearQuest
13 7 (2.23%) NUnit
13 7 (2.23%) Subversion
13 7 (2.23%) Git (software)
14 6 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (1.91%) TeamCity
15 5 (1.59%) WinRunner
General
1 145 (46.18%) Finance
2 64 (20.38%) Banking
3 33 (10.51%) Financial Institution
4 13 (4.14%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.87%) Retail
6 5 (1.59%) Legal
7 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.64%) Billing
8 2 (0.64%) Marketing
8 2 (0.64%) Electronics
8 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Law
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 85 (27.07%) Test Manager
2 61 (19.43%) Analyst
3 60 (19.11%) Test Analyst
4 45 (14.33%) Tester
5 36 (11.46%) Architect
6 30 (9.55%) Test Leader
7 18 (5.73%) Senior Analyst
7 18 (5.73%) Senior Test Analyst
7 18 (5.73%) Test Architect
8 17 (5.41%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 17 (5.41%) Test Engineer
9 16 (5.10%) Performance Test Leader
10 15 (4.78%) Automation Tester
10 15 (4.78%) Consultant
11 14 (4.46%) Selenium Tester
12 12 (3.82%) Technical Engineer
12 12 (3.82%) Test Consultant
13 11 (3.50%) Programme Manager
13 11 (3.50%) Programme Test Manager
14 10 (3.18%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (15.29%) Middleware
2 43 (13.69%) XML
3 21 (6.69%) .NET
4 15 (4.78%) Apache Flex
5 11 (3.50%) Web Services
6 8 (2.55%) SOAP
7 7 (2.23%) Gherkin
8 5 (1.59%) RESTful
9 4 (1.27%) REST
10 3 (0.96%) JMS
10 3 (0.96%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.64%) WCF
11 2 (0.64%) WPF
11 2 (0.64%) Spring
11 2 (0.64%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.64%) WinForms
11 2 (0.64%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.32%) Flash
12 1 (0.32%) XMPP
12 1 (0.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.46%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.18%) N-Tier
4 8 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.91%) Statistics
5 6 (1.91%) GIS
6 4 (1.27%) Derivative
6 4 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.96%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.64%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.64%) CMDB
8 2 (0.64%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.64%) DTV
8 2 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.64%) Equities
8 2 (0.64%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.64%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.64%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.32%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.32%) Linux
2 21 (6.69%) UNIX
3 19 (6.05%) Windows
4 10 (3.18%) Android
4 10 (3.18%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.59%) Solaris
6 2 (0.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (26.43%) Performance Testing
3 78 (24.84%) Test Automation
4 69 (21.97%) Test Management
5 64 (20.38%) Test Strategy
6 61 (19.43%) Test Scripting
7 59 (18.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 49 (15.61%) System Integration Testing
9 44 (14.01%) Line Management
10 42 (13.38%) Coaching
11 39 (12.42%) Mentoring
12 38 (12.10%) Test Planning
12 38 (12.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 37 (11.78%) OO
14 36 (11.46%) Configuration Management
15 32 (10.19%) Cash Management
16 30 (9.55%) ITIL
17 29 (9.24%) Data Management
18 28 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (8.60%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (31.21%) Java
2 86 (27.39%) SQL
3 25 (7.96%) Python
4 19 (6.05%) C#
5 17 (5.41%) Ruby
6 11 (3.50%) Shell Script
6 11 (3.50%) Perl
6 11 (3.50%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.87%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.23%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.91%) Groovy
10 5 (1.59%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.27%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.64%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.64%) C
13 1 (0.32%) PHP
13 1 (0.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 104 (33.12%) ISEB
2 68 (21.66%) ISTQB
3 28 (8.92%) ISEB Practitioner
4 20 (6.37%) Degree
5 18 (5.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (2.87%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.64%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.64%) IBM Certification
8 2 (0.64%) CISSP
9 1 (0.32%) MCSD
9 1 (0.32%) MCSA
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.32%) CISA
9 1 (0.32%) CISM
9 1 (0.32%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (34.39%) QA
2 4 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.64%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 38 (12.10%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.32%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 67 (21.34%) Oracle
2 52 (16.56%) IBM
3 51 (16.24%) HP
4 32 (10.19%) Green Hat
5 16 (5.10%) Microsoft
6 10 (3.18%) SAP
7 9 (2.87%) Capita
8 5 (1.59%) Cognos
9 4 (1.27%) WorldPay
10 3 (0.96%) SOASTA, Inc
11 2 (0.64%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.32%) Terracotta
12 1 (0.32%) Temenos
12 1 (0.32%) Citrix
12 1 (0.32%) Fundtech
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