Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 254 313
Rank change year-on-year +24 +59 -12
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 25 42 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% 0.48% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.55% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 39 40 25
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +7.83%
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,175 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £48,750 £61,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5490 7657 9550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.33% 88.31% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4280 5845 7458
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,872
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Non-Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in Berkshire

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Non-Functional Testing in Berkshire

Non-Functional Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +53 20 £52,500 +16.67%
Newbury -14 8 £52,500 +16.67%
Bracknell -2 2 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Non-Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 25 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 22 (88.00%) Test Strategy
3 20 (80.00%) LoadRunner
4 19 (76.00%) Software Testing
4 19 (76.00%) Functional Testing
5 18 (72.00%) ISTQB
6 15 (60.00%) Test Scripting
7 14 (56.00%) Test Management
7 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (52.00%) QA
9 12 (48.00%) Java
9 12 (48.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (48.00%) Scenario Testing
10 11 (44.00%) SQL
10 11 (44.00%) Selenium
11 10 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (40.00%) HP
11 10 (40.00%) DV Cleared
11 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
12 9 (36.00%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (36.00%) Cucumber
12 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
12 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (36.00%) Defect Management
12 9 (36.00%) HP UFT
12 9 (36.00%) C
12 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Excel
12 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
13 8 (32.00%) Degree

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.00%) GIS
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (80.00%) LoadRunner
2 11 (44.00%) Selenium
3 9 (36.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (36.00%) HP UFT
4 8 (32.00%) WebDriver
5 6 (24.00%) JMeter
6 3 (12.00%) Appium
6 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (8.00%) JIRA
7 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Digital Economy
3 3 (12.00%) Electronics
3 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.00%) Marketing
3 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Tester
2 9 (36.00%) Senior Tester
3 5 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) QA Manager
3 5 (20.00%) QA Test Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 5 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Test Team Leader
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Test Manager
4 4 (16.00%) QC Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Quality Manager
4 4 (16.00%) SAP Manager
4 4 (16.00%) SAP Test Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Test Leader
5 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) QA Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.00%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Android
2 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 22 (88.00%) Test Strategy
3 19 (76.00%) Functional Testing
3 19 (76.00%) Software Testing
4 15 (60.00%) Test Scripting
5 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (56.00%) Test Management
6 12 (48.00%) Scenario Testing
7 10 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (36.00%) Defect Management
8 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
10 7 (28.00%) Integration Testing
10 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
10 7 (28.00%) Scrum
11 5 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (20.00%) ERP
11 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
11 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) C
4 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (32.00%) VB
5 3 (12.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) ISTQB
2 12 (48.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (32.00%) Degree
5 4 (16.00%) ISEB
6 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (4.00%) MCP
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) HP
2 8 (32.00%) SAP
3 5 (20.00%) Ariba
3 5 (20.00%) Concur
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft