Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 579 568 521
Rank change year-on-year -11 -47 +54
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 701 790 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.44% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.49% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 501 645 821
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,250 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 150884 159712 182329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.42% 88.76%
Number of salaries quoted 120010 133901 151895
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,456 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in England

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Non-Functional Testing in England

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing in England over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Non-Functional Testing in England

Non-Functional Testing
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 25 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
London +90 348 £55,000 - 17
South East 0 104 £45,000 - 7
North of England -31 99 £38,500 - 7
South West -10 79 £45,000 +28.57% 4
North West +9 49 £37,500 - 3
Midlands +18 47 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Yorkshire -30 43 £40,000 - 3
East Midlands +47 35 £47,500 +10.47% 5
East of England -55 28 £37,500 -25.00% 4
West Midlands -16 12 £42,500 +21.43% 2
North East - 7 £37,500 - 1
Non-Functional Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 486 (69.33%) Test Automation
2 395 (56.35%) Agile Software Development
3 365 (52.07%) Functional Testing
4 329 (46.93%) QA
5 258 (36.80%) Finance
6 224 (31.95%) Selenium
7 209 (29.81%) Java
8 199 (28.39%) Test Scripting
9 169 (24.11%) Test Strategy
10 153 (21.83%) SQL
11 141 (20.11%) Scrum
12 137 (19.54%) ISTQB
13 136 (19.40%) User Acceptance Testing
14 123 (17.55%) BDD
15 117 (16.69%) Performance Testing
16 113 (16.12%) Software Testing
17 110 (15.69%) Cucumber
18 108 (15.41%) TDD
19 107 (15.26%) Acceptance Criteria
20 102 (14.55%) Banking
20 102 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
21 100 (14.27%) SDLC
22 97 (13.84%) WebDriver
23 96 (13.69%) Regression Testing
24 95 (13.55%) ISEB
25 94 (13.41%) C#
26 93 (13.27%) Asset Management
27 90 (12.84%) Microsoft
27 90 (12.84%) JIRA
28 87 (12.41%) Degree

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 24 (3.42%) Confluence
2 10 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.14%) JBoss
5 6 (0.86%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.71%) SAS
6 5 (0.71%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.57%) Apache
7 4 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.57%) nginx
8 3 (0.43%) Tuxedo
8 3 (0.43%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.14%) CMS
10 1 (0.14%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.14%) Liferay
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.14%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 14 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 27 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.14%) Endur
3 5 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.43%) Findur
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.14%) FastStats
6 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.28%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.14%) GitHub
4 10 (1.43%) BrowserStack
5 5 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.57%) BlazeMeter
6 4 (0.57%) SaaS
7 3 (0.43%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.43%) Sauce Labs
8 2 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (0.29%) Office 365
8 2 (0.29%) Slack
9 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.28%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.14%) VoIP
3 7 (1.00%) HTTP
3 7 (1.00%) Internet
4 4 (0.57%) Firewall
4 4 (0.57%) PuTTY
4 4 (0.57%) SSH
4 4 (0.57%) WinSCP
5 2 (0.29%) DHCP
5 2 (0.29%) DNS
5 2 (0.29%) FIX Connectivity
5 2 (0.29%) SMS
5 2 (0.29%) WebEx
6 1 (0.14%) ATM
6 1 (0.14%) Broadband
6 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.14%) NAS
6 1 (0.14%) RTP
6 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (7.42%) Relational Database
2 36 (5.14%) SQL Server
3 29 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
5 18 (2.57%) Oracle Database
6 16 (2.28%) MySQL
7 12 (1.71%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.86%) Big Data
9 6 (0.86%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.71%) GIS
11 4 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.29%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.29%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.29%) Power BI
12 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 224 (31.95%) Selenium
2 110 (15.69%) Cucumber
3 97 (13.84%) WebDriver
4 90 (12.84%) JIRA
5 71 (10.13%) Jenkins
6 69 (9.84%) LoadRunner
6 69 (9.84%) SoapUI
7 65 (9.27%) JMeter
8 62 (8.84%) HP UFT
9 48 (6.85%) Git (software)
10 46 (6.56%) SpecFlow
11 37 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
12 35 (4.99%) JUnit
13 33 (4.71%) TeamCity
14 30 (4.28%) Visual Studio
15 23 (3.28%) Subversion
16 21 (3.00%) TestNG
17 18 (2.57%) Rational Functional Tester
18 17 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 17 (2.43%) NUnit
General
1 258 (36.80%) Finance
2 102 (14.55%) Banking
3 69 (9.84%) Investment Banking
4 64 (9.13%) Retail Banking
5 25 (3.57%) Law
6 24 (3.42%) Retail
7 20 (2.85%) Games
8 19 (2.71%) Telecoms
9 17 (2.43%) Marketing
9 17 (2.43%) Polish Language
10 14 (2.00%) Legal
11 11 (1.57%) Automotive
12 10 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (1.28%) Electronics
14 8 (1.14%) Aerospace
15 7 (1.00%) Back Office
15 7 (1.00%) Financial Institution
15 7 (1.00%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.57%) Digital Economy
17 3 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 147 (20.97%) Analyst
2 110 (15.69%) Tester
3 98 (13.98%) Test Engineer
4 92 (13.12%) Test Analyst
5 60 (8.56%) Murex Specialist
6 58 (8.27%) Test Leader
7 56 (7.99%) QA Engineer
8 49 (6.99%) Automation Tester
9 42 (5.99%) Developer
10 40 (5.71%) Test Manager
11 39 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
12 38 (5.42%) Software Test Engineer
13 37 (5.28%) QA Analyst
14 33 (4.71%) QA Leader
15 32 (4.56%) Business Analyst
16 31 (4.42%) QA Tester
17 30 (4.28%) Senior Tester
18 28 (3.99%) Financial Analyst
19 25 (3.57%) Software Engineer
20 24 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (9.42%) Web Services
2 65 (9.27%) .NET
3 53 (7.56%) SOAP
4 45 (6.42%) RESTful
5 37 (5.28%) XML
6 30 (4.28%) Gherkin
7 29 (4.14%) REST
8 25 (3.57%) HTML
8 25 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 23 (3.28%) CSS
10 17 (2.43%) Node.js
11 14 (2.00%) JSON
11 14 (2.00%) WSDL
12 10 (1.43%) ASP.NET
13 9 (1.28%) Middleware
14 8 (1.14%) WCF
15 7 (1.00%) J2EE
15 7 (1.00%) SAML
16 6 (0.86%) FIX Protocol
16 6 (0.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 60 (8.56%) Fixed Income
3 59 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (6.13%) Greenfield Project
5 40 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 32 (4.56%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.85%) Mobile App
8 16 (2.28%) User Experience
9 12 (1.71%) Fintech
10 11 (1.57%) Online Gambling
11 10 (1.43%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.86%) Blog
13 6 (0.86%) Data Centre
14 5 (0.71%) iPhone
15 4 (0.57%) Life Science
15 4 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
15 4 (0.57%) Replication
16 3 (0.43%) Algorithms
16 3 (0.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 68 (9.70%) Linux
2 65 (9.27%) Windows
3 51 (7.28%) Unix
4 17 (2.43%) Android
5 15 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.14%) Solaris
8 7 (1.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.57%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.57%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 486 (69.33%) Test Automation
2 395 (56.35%) Agile Software Development
3 365 (52.07%) Functional Testing
4 199 (28.39%) Test Scripting
5 169 (24.11%) Test Strategy
6 141 (20.11%) Scrum
7 136 (19.40%) User Acceptance Testing
8 123 (17.55%) BDD
9 117 (16.69%) Performance Testing
10 113 (16.12%) Software Testing
11 108 (15.41%) TDD
12 107 (15.26%) Acceptance Criteria
13 102 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
14 100 (14.27%) SDLC
15 96 (13.69%) Regression Testing
16 93 (13.27%) Asset Management
17 80 (11.41%) Test Management
18 78 (11.13%) Manual Testing
19 76 (10.84%) Scenario Testing
20 75 (10.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 209 (29.81%) Java
2 153 (21.83%) SQL
3 94 (13.41%) C#
4 56 (7.99%) JavaScript
5 54 (7.70%) Ruby
6 44 (6.28%) Python
7 27 (3.85%) C++
8 26 (3.71%) C
9 20 (2.85%) VBScript
10 19 (2.71%) Perl
11 13 (1.85%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.71%) VB
13 11 (1.57%) PHP
14 10 (1.43%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.14%) Scala
16 6 (0.86%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.86%) Groovy
17 5 (0.71%) Lua
18 4 (0.57%) PowerShell
18 4 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 137 (19.54%) ISTQB
2 95 (13.55%) ISEB
3 87 (12.41%) Degree
4 40 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 28 (3.99%) Security Cleared
6 16 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (1.71%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.43%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (1.28%) Master's Degree
9 9 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.00%) CEH
10 7 (1.00%) MCSA
10 7 (1.00%) MCSE
11 4 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (0.29%) HND
13 2 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.29%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 329 (46.93%) QA
2 13 (1.85%) PMO
3 3 (0.43%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.43%) WAI
4 2 (0.29%) HL7
4 2 (0.29%) SLA
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.14%) MiFID
5 1 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (1.43%) Docker
2 5 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (0.57%) vSphere
4 3 (0.43%) Firmware
5 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (3.71%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.57%) Puppet
3 8 (1.14%) Kibana
4 7 (1.00%) Ansible
5 6 (0.86%) logstash
6 4 (0.57%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.43%) CA Service Virtualization
7 3 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.14%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 90 (12.84%) Microsoft
2 75 (10.70%) Oracle
3 62 (8.84%) Murex
4 38 (5.42%) HP
5 15 (2.14%) SAP
6 14 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 12 (1.71%) Dynatrace
7 12 (1.71%) IBM
8 10 (1.43%) Cognizant
9 8 (1.14%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.14%) OpenLink
10 7 (1.00%) Bloomberg
10 7 (1.00%) Reuters
11 6 (0.86%) AppDynamics
12 5 (0.71%) Ariba
12 5 (0.71%) Capita
12 5 (0.71%) Caplin
12 5 (0.71%) Concur
12 5 (0.71%) Sophos
12 5 (0.71%) VMware