The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 222 240 205
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -35
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 32 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.46% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 6
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,930 £57,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-24.68% +34.11%
Non-Functional Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6048 5844 4431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.74% 82.74% 83.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4945 4586 3412
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Non-Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the Yorkshire region.

Non-Functional Testing Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Non-Functional Testing
Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(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
West Yorkshire +17 28 £40,000 -27.27%
North Yorkshire - 3 £46,000 -
Non-Functional Testing
England

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region 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 (65.79%) ISEB
2 37 (48.68%) QA
3 25 (32.89%) Automation Testing
3 25 (32.89%) Test Planning
4 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (28.95%) ISEB Practitioner
6 19 (25.00%) HP
6 19 (25.00%) IBM
6 19 (25.00%) Java
6 19 (25.00%) Selenium
6 19 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
6 19 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 19 (25.00%) Test Management
6 19 (25.00%) WebDriver
7 18 (23.68%) Supplier Management
8 17 (22.37%) LoadRunner
9 16 (21.05%) ITIL
10 15 (19.74%) Apache Flex
10 15 (19.74%) System Integration Testing
11 14 (18.42%) SDLC
11 14 (18.42%) Line Management
12 13 (17.11%) HP UFT
12 13 (17.11%) Finance
13 11 (14.47%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (13.16%) Performance Testing
15 9 (11.84%) Project Planning
15 9 (11.84%) N-Tier
15 9 (11.84%) SOA
15 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
15 9 (11.84%) Software Architecture

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region 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 1 (1.32%) IIS
1 1 (1.32%) Apache
1 1 (1.32%) MTS
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (25.00%) Selenium
1 19 (25.00%) WebDriver
1 19 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 19 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
2 17 (22.37%) LoadRunner
3 13 (17.11%) HP UFT
4 8 (10.53%) JUnit
4 8 (10.53%) NUnit
5 5 (6.58%) JMeter
6 1 (1.32%) eggPlant
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Banking
2 4 (5.26%) Retail
2 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (35.53%) Tester
2 20 (26.32%) Test Manager
3 15 (19.74%) Automation Tester
3 15 (19.74%) Selenium Tester
4 11 (14.47%) Test Analyst
4 11 (14.47%) Analyst
5 8 (10.53%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Test Leader
8 4 (5.26%) Non-Functional Tester
9 3 (3.95%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Test Team Leader
10 2 (2.63%) Systems Tester
10 2 (2.63%) Team Leader
11 1 (1.32%) Senior Tester
11 1 (1.32%) QA Manager
11 1 (1.32%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.74%) Apache Flex
2 5 (6.58%) SOAP
2 5 (6.58%) Web Services
2 5 (6.58%) XML
2 5 (6.58%) XSD
2 5 (6.58%) WSDL
3 4 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.26%) GIS
2 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.32%) Replication
3 1 (1.32%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Windows
1 5 (6.58%) Android
1 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) Automation Testing
1 25 (32.89%) Test Planning
2 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.00%) Test Management
4 18 (23.68%) Supplier Management
5 16 (21.05%) ITIL
6 15 (19.74%) System Integration Testing
7 14 (18.42%) SDLC
7 14 (18.42%) Line Management
8 11 (14.47%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (13.16%) Performance Testing
10 9 (11.84%) Project Planning
10 9 (11.84%) SOA
10 9 (11.84%) Software Architecture
11 8 (10.53%) Agile Testing
11 8 (10.53%) Configuration Management
11 8 (10.53%) Unit Testing
11 8 (10.53%) Software Testing
12 7 (9.21%) People Management
13 5 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.00%) Java
2 8 (10.53%) SQL
3 4 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 50 (65.79%) ISEB
2 22 (28.95%) ISEB Practitioner
3 6 (7.89%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.26%) Degree
4 4 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (48.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) IBM
1 19 (25.00%) HP
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) Citrix
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft