Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 204 181
Rank change year-on-year +24 -23 +11
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 11 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.28% 0.38% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.43% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 9
Birmingham median annual salary £42,750 £37,614 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.65% -24.77% -28.57%
10th Percentile £38,875 £33,137 £27,376
90th Percentile £55,000 £66,750 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,750 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +22.14% +7.69% -45.83%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3504 4202 3421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.17% 89.01% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2749 3074 2860
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,625 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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

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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) ISTQB
2 9 (81.82%) QA
3 7 (63.64%) JMeter
4 6 (54.55%) Java
4 6 (54.55%) JUnit
4 6 (54.55%) JIRA
4 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
4 6 (54.55%) TestNG
4 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
4 6 (54.55%) DevOps
4 6 (54.55%) RESTful
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
5 5 (45.45%) Banking
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) ISEB
6 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
6 4 (36.36%) XML
6 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
7 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
8 2 (18.18%) SOAP
8 2 (18.18%) Finance
9 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 1 (9.09%) QA Automation
9 1 (9.09%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (9.09%) Ranorex
9 1 (9.09%) eggPlant

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring 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 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) JMeter
3 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
3 6 (54.55%) JIRA
3 6 (54.55%) JUnit
3 6 (54.55%) TestNG
4 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
5 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
6 1 (9.09%) eggPlant
6 1 (9.09%) JBehave
6 1 (9.09%) Ranorex
6 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
6 1 (9.09%) Subversion
6 1 (9.09%) WATIR
6 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) QA Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) QA Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
3 2 (18.18%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
4 1 (9.09%) Java Analyst Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) RESTful
2 4 (36.36%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) QA Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ISTQB
2 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) CA Agile Central