The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 111 111 122
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 9 23 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.50% 1.00% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.15% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 1
Median salary £45,500 £32,515 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.93% -45.80%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1617 2008 1420
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.93% 86.96% 82.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1552 1186
Median salary £45,000 £43,974 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% -2.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Non-Functional Testing in Birmingham

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 15 (88.24%) QA
2 14 (82.35%) Selenium
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) Manual Testing
4 11 (64.71%) Scrum
5 9 (52.94%) JMeter
6 8 (47.06%) Load Testing
6 8 (47.06%) Functional Testing
7 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
7 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (41.18%) JSON
7 7 (41.18%) SOAP
7 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
8 6 (35.29%) DSDM
8 6 (35.29%) Java
8 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
8 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
8 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
8 6 (35.29%) Kanban
8 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
8 6 (35.29%) Open Source
8 6 (35.29%) REST
8 6 (35.29%) Automation Testing
8 6 (35.29%) Software Delivery
9 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
9 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
10 4 (23.53%) Cognizant
10 4 (23.53%) Web Services
10 4 (23.53%) C#

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Selenium
2 9 (52.94%) JMeter
3 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
4 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
5 2 (11.76%) JIRA
5 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Automation Test Lead
1 6 (35.29%) Test Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Test Leader
2 5 (29.41%) QA Leader
3 4 (23.53%) Development Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Development Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Test Development Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
5 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Manager
6 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) JSON
1 7 (41.18%) SOAP
2 6 (35.29%) REST
3 4 (23.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Manual Testing
3 11 (64.71%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) Functional Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Load Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (35.29%) Automation Testing
6 6 (35.29%) DSDM
6 6 (35.29%) Kanban
6 6 (35.29%) Open Source
6 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Software Delivery
7 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
7 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
8 4 (23.53%) API Testing
8 4 (23.53%) BDD
8 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (23.53%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
8 4 (23.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (88.24%) QA
2 4 (23.53%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Cognizant
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 16 days ago