The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 78 71
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 6 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.92% 1.08% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.17% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 20
Median salary - £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.70%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Non-Functional Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 591 858 1027
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 90.37% 92.86% 88.38%
Number of salaries quoted 425 697 758
Median salary £47,500 £51,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.76% +11.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Non-Functional Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in Bedfordshire

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Non-Functional Testing in Bedfordshire

Non-Functional Testing
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +15 6 - -
Non-Functional Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 11 (91.67%) Test Strategy
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (75.00%) QA
4 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
4 7 (58.33%) Functional Testing
4 7 (58.33%) SDLC
4 7 (58.33%) Test Planning
5 6 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 6 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Virtual Team
5 6 (50.00%) Contract Management
5 6 (50.00%) Scorecard
5 6 (50.00%) Defect Management
5 6 (50.00%) CA Agile Central
5 6 (50.00%) Testopia
5 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
5 6 (50.00%) DevOps
5 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 6 (50.00%) JIRA
5 6 (50.00%) Resource Management
5 6 (50.00%) Selenium
5 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (50.00%) Test Management
5 6 (50.00%) Retail
5 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (50.00%) Bugzilla

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 6 (50.00%) JIRA
1 6 (50.00%) JMeter
1 6 (50.00%) Selenium
1 6 (50.00%) Testopia
2 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 6 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 5 (41.67%) Test Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Test Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Assurance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Test Strategy
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (58.33%) Functional Testing
4 7 (58.33%) SDLC
4 7 (58.33%) Test Planning
5 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (50.00%) Contract Management
5 6 (50.00%) Defect Management
5 6 (50.00%) DevOps
5 6 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Resource Management
5 6 (50.00%) Scorecard
5 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Test Management
5 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) ISEB
2 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Sun