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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 570 478 500
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +22
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 422 607 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.55% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.64% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 340 486 442
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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
90545 95411 102003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.61% 85.93% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 75257 77107 82195
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016 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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -100 398 £42,500 -5.55% 51
London -61 130 £55,500 +5.71% 14
Yorkshire -50 63 £40,000 +8.10% 9
South East +10 59 £35,000 -17.64% 4
West Yorkshire -33 47 £40,000 - 6
West Midlands +5 44 £35,000 -15.15% 6
East of England -9 40 £57,500 +15.00% 2
South West -5 39 £42,500 +19.71% 7
Surrey -9 35 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Birmingham +13 29 £42,500 -29.16% 4
Bradford +13 28 £40,000 -21.56% 1
Gloucestershire +6 20 £45,000 +28.57% 2
City of London +11 18 £60,000 +16.50% 4
Wales +20 16 £31,500 -10.00% 1
North Yorkshire +12 16 £32,500 -19.75% 3
North West +10 16 £37,500 -14.28% 4
York 0 14 £32,500 -7.14% 2
South Wales +20 13 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Leeds -43 13 £31,000 -22.50% 4
Cardiff - 13 £30,000 - 1
Walton-on-Thames -14 11 £31,500 +3.27% 1
Cambridge +17 10 £39,500 -22.92%
Hampshire +8 10 £35,000 -6.66%
Berkshire +7 10 £45,000 -35.71% 2
Cambridgeshire -4 10 £39,500 -20.20%
Bedfordshire -14 10 £60,500 +0.83% 2
Suffolk +1 9 £42,500 +6.25%
Cheshire +34 8 £30,000 -45.45%
Ipswich +7 8 £44,250 +10.62%
Hertfordshire +2 8 £65,000 +4.00%

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 507 (60.21%) Agile Software Development
2 452 (53.68%) Functional Testing
3 299 (35.51%) Test Automation
4 288 (34.20%) QA
5 284 (33.73%) Finance
5 284 (33.73%) SQL
6 270 (32.07%) ISEB
7 263 (31.24%) Selenium
8 251 (29.81%) ISTQB
9 242 (28.74%) Java
10 220 (26.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 218 (25.89%) Test Scripting
12 206 (24.47%) Test Strategy
13 199 (23.63%) Software Testing
14 154 (18.29%) Scrum
15 147 (17.46%) SDLC
16 146 (17.34%) Test Management
17 138 (16.39%) Automated Testing
18 135 (16.03%) Waterfall
19 129 (15.32%) Performance Testing
20 127 (15.08%) Degree
21 115 (13.66%) LoadRunner
22 111 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
23 109 (12.95%) JIRA
24 108 (12.83%) Manual Testing
25 107 (12.71%) C#
26 105 (12.47%) Automation Testing
27 101 (12.00%) BDD
28 99 (11.76%) Unix
29 96 (11.40%) .NET

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (1.19%) CMS
1 10 (1.19%) Node.js
1 10 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 8 (0.95%) Apache
2 8 (0.95%) Confluence
3 5 (0.59%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.48%) Mule
4 4 (0.48%) Mule ESB
5 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.36%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.36%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.24%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.24%) JBoss
6 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.24%) WordPress
7 1 (0.12%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.12%) MTS
Applications
1 51 (6.06%) MS Office
2 48 (5.70%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.83%) Mingle
5 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.24%) MS Project
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.24%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.36%) SaaS
3 2 (0.24%) GitHub
4 1 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.85%) Internet
2 13 (1.54%) VoIP
3 12 (1.43%) LAN
3 12 (1.43%) WAN
4 11 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.19%) HTTP
6 7 (0.83%) Firewall
7 6 (0.71%) DNS
8 5 (0.59%) Network Security
9 4 (0.48%) ATM
10 3 (0.36%) Extranet
10 3 (0.36%) Intranet
10 3 (0.36%) SSH
11 2 (0.24%) GSM
11 2 (0.24%) LDAP
11 2 (0.24%) LTE
11 2 (0.24%) UMTS
12 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.12%) SNMP
12 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.85%) MySQL
3 23 (2.73%) Relational Database
4 20 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (2.14%) Oracle Database
6 14 (1.66%) Oracle ODI
7 12 (1.43%) Big Data
8 8 (0.95%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.59%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.24%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.24%) HBase
12 2 (0.24%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.24%) OLTP
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 263 (31.24%) Selenium
2 115 (13.66%) LoadRunner
3 109 (12.95%) JIRA
4 95 (11.28%) Cucumber
5 88 (10.45%) HP UFT
6 80 (9.50%) JMeter
7 73 (8.67%) WebDriver
8 61 (7.24%) Jenkins
9 52 (6.18%) SoapUI
10 50 (5.94%) JUnit
11 49 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 37 (4.39%) Git (software)
13 30 (3.56%) TestNG
14 25 (2.97%) Subversion
15 24 (2.85%) Visual Studio
16 21 (2.49%) ClearQuest
16 21 (2.49%) JBehave
16 21 (2.49%) TeamCity
17 19 (2.26%) SpecFlow
18 18 (2.14%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 284 (33.73%) Finance
2 50 (5.94%) Retail
3 48 (5.70%) Banking
4 44 (5.23%) Legal
5 29 (3.44%) Games
6 26 (3.09%) Law
7 25 (2.97%) Telecoms
8 22 (2.61%) Back Office
9 19 (2.26%) Marketing
10 16 (1.90%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.54%) Investment Banking
11 13 (1.54%) Polish Language
12 7 (0.83%) Electronics
12 7 (0.83%) Front Office
12 7 (0.83%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.48%) Local Government
14 3 (0.36%) Advertising
14 3 (0.36%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 281 (33.37%) Analyst
2 261 (31.00%) Test Analyst
3 176 (20.90%) Tester
4 120 (14.25%) Test Manager
5 117 (13.90%) Test Engineer
6 80 (9.50%) Test Leader
7 56 (6.65%) QA Engineer
8 54 (6.41%) Automation Test Analyst
9 49 (5.82%) Automation Tester
10 47 (5.58%) Senior Analyst
11 45 (5.34%) Test Automation Engineer
12 43 (5.11%) Senior Test Analyst
13 35 (4.16%) Software Tester
14 31 (3.68%) Java Engineer
15 30 (3.56%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
16 29 (3.44%) Developer
17 27 (3.21%) SQL Analyst
18 26 (3.09%) Senior Tester
18 26 (3.09%) Software Test Engineer
19 25 (2.97%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (11.40%) .NET
2 59 (7.01%) XML
3 47 (5.58%) HTML
4 44 (5.23%) Web Services
5 42 (4.99%) SOAP
6 38 (4.51%) CSS
7 22 (2.61%) JSON
8 16 (1.90%) Gherkin
8 16 (1.90%) RESTful
9 15 (1.78%) ASP.NET
10 14 (1.66%) Middleware
10 14 (1.66%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 13 (1.54%) REST
12 11 (1.31%) Ajax
12 11 (1.31%) JDBC
13 9 (1.07%) Spring
14 6 (0.71%) HTML5
15 5 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
15 5 (0.59%) JMS
15 5 (0.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 111 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (7.13%) Computer Science
3 43 (5.11%) Mobile App
4 32 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 26 (3.09%) Data Centre
6 23 (2.73%) Client/Server
7 20 (2.38%) Mathematics
8 19 (2.26%) Credit Risk
9 18 (2.14%) Market Risk
9 18 (2.14%) User Experience
10 17 (2.02%) Fintech
11 16 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.66%) N-Tier
13 12 (1.43%) iPad
13 12 (1.43%) Online Gambling
14 10 (1.19%) Online Games
15 8 (0.95%) Internet of Things
15 8 (0.95%) Life Science
15 8 (0.95%) Statistics
16 5 (0.59%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 99 (11.76%) Unix
2 84 (9.98%) Windows
3 69 (8.19%) Linux
4 16 (1.90%) Solaris
5 10 (1.19%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.59%) Android
7 5 (0.59%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.59%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.48%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.48%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.12%) AIX
9 1 (0.12%) CentOS
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (60.21%) Agile Software Development
2 452 (53.68%) Functional Testing
3 299 (35.51%) Test Automation
4 220 (26.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 218 (25.89%) Test Scripting
6 206 (24.47%) Test Strategy
7 199 (23.63%) Software Testing
8 154 (18.29%) Scrum
9 147 (17.46%) SDLC
10 146 (17.34%) Test Management
11 138 (16.39%) Automated Testing
12 135 (16.03%) Waterfall
13 129 (15.32%) Performance Testing
14 108 (12.83%) Manual Testing
15 105 (12.47%) Automation Testing
16 101 (12.00%) BDD
17 96 (11.40%) TDD
18 95 (11.28%) Regression Testing
19 94 (11.16%) E-Commerce
20 82 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 284 (33.73%) SQL
2 242 (28.74%) Java
3 107 (12.71%) C#
4 76 (9.03%) JavaScript
5 62 (7.36%) Ruby
6 48 (5.70%) Python
7 45 (5.34%) Shell Script
8 32 (3.80%) C++
9 24 (2.85%) C
9 24 (2.85%) Perl
9 24 (2.85%) PHP
10 23 (2.73%) VBScript
11 22 (2.61%) VB
12 18 (2.14%) PL/SQL
13 17 (2.02%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.31%) Delphi
15 8 (0.95%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.83%) Groovy
16 7 (0.83%) XPath
17 6 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 270 (32.07%) ISEB
2 251 (29.81%) ISTQB
3 127 (15.08%) Degree
4 75 (8.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 51 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 32 (3.80%) SC Cleared
7 23 (2.73%) PMI Certification
7 23 (2.73%) PMP
8 18 (2.14%) DV Cleared
9 16 (1.90%) ISEB Practitioner
10 14 (1.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (0.48%) HP ASE
12 3 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 288 (34.20%) QA
2 9 (1.07%) SDET
3 6 (0.71%) SLA
3 6 (0.71%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.59%) ISO 8583
4 5 (0.59%) ISO20022
5 3 (0.36%) WAI
6 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.24%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.12%) Docker
3 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 61 (7.24%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.83%) CA Service Virtualization
2 7 (0.83%) CA Wily
3 5 (0.59%) nmon
3 5 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.36%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (0.24%) OpenView
5 2 (0.24%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.12%) Ansible
6 1 (0.12%) Grafana
6 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 96 (11.40%) Microsoft
2 80 (9.50%) Oracle
3 71 (8.43%) HP
4 31 (3.68%) SAP
5 17 (2.02%) IBM
6 15 (1.78%) WorldPay
7 14 (1.66%) Red Hat
8 12 (1.43%) Dynatrace
8 12 (1.43%) Rally
9 7 (0.83%) AppDynamics
9 7 (0.83%) CA
10 6 (0.71%) Capita
11 5 (0.59%) Citrix
11 5 (0.59%) Sun
12 4 (0.48%) Hitachi
12 4 (0.48%) Intalio
12 4 (0.48%) Perforce
12 4 (0.48%) Telerik
13 3 (0.36%) Alterian
13 3 (0.36%) Sitecore
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30309 - £34157 per annum + Flexitime, Pension & More
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
UK
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 10% allowance and bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
UK
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + allowance & bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,500 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + training and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £37,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000 - £62,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £300/Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Loyal Retainers Ltd
Salary: From £43,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - 60000
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £29000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago