The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 168 174
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 4 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.14% 0.032% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.036% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Median salary £36,000 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.61% +36.84%  
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2572 2783 2903
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 87.45% 88.01% 85.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2008 2180 2335
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Non-Functional Testing in the East Midlands

Non-Functional Testing
Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Nottinghamshire - 3 £36,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 1
Non-Functional Testing
England

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) ISEB
4 4 (50.00%) Selenium
4 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (50.00%) SDLC
5 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 3 (37.50%) Gherkin
5 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 3 (37.50%) System Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
5 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) QA
6 2 (25.00%) JIRA
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (12.50%) LoadUI
7 1 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) DTS
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
4 1 (12.50%) LoadUI
4 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 4 (50.00%) Software Tester
3 3 (37.50%) Software Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) QA Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Software QA Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Gherkin
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) System Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) RUP
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP