Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 606 558 575
Rank change year-on-year -48 +17 -78
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 637 803 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.48% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.53% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 506 570 699
England median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 144,110 152,183 169,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.16% 91.51% 90.83%
Number of salaries quoted 115,603 121,947 143,028
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 2018. 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 -57 249 £55,000 - 35
North of England +69 144 £42,500 +13.33% 14
South East -34 120 £48,000 +14.97% 10
North West +31 72 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Yorkshire +46 54 £47,500 +26.67% 5
East of England +53 53 £45,000 -14.29% 11
Midlands -16 36 £57,500 +43.75% 5
South West -65 34 £40,000 -1.23% 11
East Midlands -5 22 £57,500 +40.24% 1
North East -16 18 £35,000 -3.45% 1
West Midlands +2 14 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Non-Functional Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 479 (75.20%) Test Automation
2 435 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
3 317 (49.76%) Functional Testing
4 283 (44.43%) Selenium
5 282 (44.27%) QA
6 212 (33.28%) Java
7 180 (28.26%) Test Strategy
8 174 (27.32%) Finance
9 167 (26.22%) C#
10 166 (26.06%) BDD
11 156 (24.49%) Performance Testing
12 138 (21.66%) SQL
13 136 (21.35%) Test Scripting
14 134 (21.04%) Cucumber
15 133 (20.88%) Scrum
16 125 (19.62%) JIRA
17 124 (19.47%) Software Testing
18 117 (18.37%) WebDriver
19 111 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
20 105 (16.48%) TDD
21 101 (15.86%) JMeter
22 97 (15.23%) ISTQB
23 92 (14.44%) JavaScript
23 92 (14.44%) .NET
24 91 (14.29%) Jenkins
25 90 (14.13%) Waterfall
26 89 (13.97%) SDLC
27 83 (13.03%) SoapUI
27 83 (13.03%) Test Management
28 80 (12.56%) User Acceptance Testing

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 49 (7.69%) Confluence
2 10 (1.57%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.41%) WebSphere
4 6 (0.94%) IIS
5 5 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.63%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.47%) CMS
8 2 (0.31%) Mendix
8 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.31%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.16%) Apache
9 1 (0.16%) nginx
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.10%) Mingle
3 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.47%) S-PLUS
4 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.16%) Endur
3 1 (0.16%) Findur
3 1 (0.16%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.16%) SAP FI-AR
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.04%) BlazeMeter
4 12 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.57%) IaaS
6 8 (1.26%) SaaS
7 7 (1.10%) GitHub
8 5 (0.78%) npm
9 3 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.47%) Tricentis Tosca
10 2 (0.31%) Slack
11 1 (0.16%) G Suite
11 1 (0.16%) Office 365
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.51%) HTTP
2 10 (1.57%) Internet
3 6 (0.94%) ATM
4 4 (0.63%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.47%) SMS
6 2 (0.31%) FTP
7 1 (0.16%) DHCP
7 1 (0.16%) DNS
7 1 (0.16%) Firewall
7 1 (0.16%) Network Security
7 1 (0.16%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.16%) SAN
7 1 (0.16%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.35%) Relational Database
3 11 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.57%) Big Data
5 6 (0.94%) Blockchain
6 5 (0.78%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.63%) MySQL
7 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.31%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.31%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.16%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 283 (44.43%) Selenium
2 134 (21.04%) Cucumber
3 125 (19.62%) JIRA
4 117 (18.37%) WebDriver
5 101 (15.86%) JMeter
6 91 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 83 (13.03%) SoapUI
8 63 (9.89%) SpecFlow
9 49 (7.69%) Git (software)
10 48 (7.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 44 (6.91%) Gatling
12 43 (6.75%) LoadRunner
13 42 (6.59%) Appium
14 33 (5.18%) HP UFT
14 33 (5.18%) JUnit
15 31 (4.87%) Visual Studio
16 29 (4.55%) MSTest
17 27 (4.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 27 (4.24%) NUnit
17 27 (4.24%) Ranorex
General
1 174 (27.32%) Finance
2 61 (9.58%) Banking
3 28 (4.40%) Retail
4 25 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.83%) Marketing
6 15 (2.35%) Publishing
7 12 (1.88%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.10%) Military
9 6 (0.94%) Electronics
9 6 (0.94%) Law
9 6 (0.94%) Polish Language
10 3 (0.47%) Games
10 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.47%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.31%) Advertising
11 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.31%) Automotive
11 2 (0.31%) Front Office
11 2 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 173 (27.16%) Analyst
2 147 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 125 (19.62%) Test Engineer
4 107 (16.80%) Tester
5 66 (10.36%) Developer
6 60 (9.42%) QA Engineer
7 57 (8.95%) Test Manager
8 56 (8.79%) Test Automation Engineer
9 55 (8.63%) Developer in Test
10 51 (8.01%) Automation Tester
11 47 (7.38%) Test Leader
12 38 (5.97%) QA Analyst
13 36 (5.65%) Software Developer
14 32 (5.02%) Automation Test Analyst
15 31 (4.87%) Software Test Engineer
16 29 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
17 26 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
18 25 (3.92%) QA Tester
19 24 (3.77%) QA Leader
20 22 (3.45%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (14.44%) .NET
2 64 (10.05%) SOAP
3 62 (9.73%) RESTful
4 51 (8.01%) Web Services
5 50 (7.85%) Gherkin
6 47 (7.38%) AngularJS
7 45 (7.06%) HTML
8 43 (6.75%) CSS
9 27 (4.24%) HTML5
10 23 (3.61%) REST
11 19 (2.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (2.83%) XML
13 14 (2.20%) Sass
14 12 (1.88%) Velocity
15 11 (1.73%) .NET Framework
15 11 (1.73%) Spring
16 9 (1.41%) Middleware
17 8 (1.26%) JSON
18 6 (0.94%) ASP.NET
18 6 (0.94%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.28%) Computer Science
3 33 (5.18%) Fintech
4 26 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (3.61%) Mobile App
6 18 (2.83%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.35%) Virtual Team
8 14 (2.20%) Hedge funds
9 13 (2.04%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.88%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.73%) Reinsurance
12 10 (1.57%) Smart Meter
13 8 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.26%) User Experience
14 6 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
14 6 (0.94%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.63%) Cloud Native
15 4 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 4 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
16 3 (0.47%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 53 (8.32%) Unix
2 47 (7.38%) Linux
3 46 (7.22%) Windows
4 7 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.94%) AIX
6 5 (0.78%) Android
6 5 (0.78%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.47%) Solaris
8 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (75.20%) Test Automation
2 435 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
3 317 (49.76%) Functional Testing
4 180 (28.26%) Test Strategy
5 166 (26.06%) BDD
6 156 (24.49%) Performance Testing
7 136 (21.35%) Test Scripting
8 133 (20.88%) Scrum
9 124 (19.47%) Software Testing
10 111 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
11 105 (16.48%) TDD
12 90 (14.13%) Waterfall
13 89 (13.97%) SDLC
14 83 (13.03%) Test Management
15 80 (12.56%) SDET
15 80 (12.56%) User Acceptance Testing
16 78 (12.24%) Acceptance Criteria
17 77 (12.09%) Manual Testing
18 74 (11.62%) Scenario Testing
19 70 (10.99%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 212 (33.28%) Java
2 167 (26.22%) C#
3 138 (21.66%) SQL
4 92 (14.44%) JavaScript
5 61 (9.58%) Python
6 35 (5.49%) Ruby
7 26 (4.08%) C++
8 17 (2.67%) C
9 15 (2.35%) Apple Swift
9 15 (2.35%) Groovy
9 15 (2.35%) Objective-C
10 13 (2.04%) Perl
11 12 (1.88%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.26%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.10%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.94%) VB
15 4 (0.63%) Lua
15 4 (0.63%) Scala
16 3 (0.47%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 97 (15.23%) ISTQB
2 78 (12.24%) Degree
3 65 (10.20%) ISEB
4 35 (5.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 32 (5.02%) Security Cleared
6 20 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (3.14%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.10%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.31%) CEH
10 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.31%) MCSA
10 2 (0.31%) MCSE
10 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (44.27%) QA
2 7 (1.10%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.47%) WCAG
4 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.31%) PMO
5 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.16%) MiFID
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (2.35%) Docker
2 8 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (4.40%) HP ALM
2 25 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.10%) HP Fortify
5 4 (0.63%) Grafana
5 4 (0.63%) Prometheus
5 4 (0.63%) Rancher
6 2 (0.31%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.31%) Puppet
7 1 (0.16%) Ansible
7 1 (0.16%) OpenView
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 49 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 44 (6.91%) HP
3 40 (6.28%) Oracle
4 29 (4.55%) SAP
5 21 (3.30%) TIBCO
6 17 (2.67%) Capita
7 12 (1.88%) WorldPay
8 9 (1.41%) IBM
8 9 (1.41%) Splunk
8 9 (1.41%) VMware
9 7 (1.10%) Telerik
10 4 (0.63%) Cognizant
10 4 (0.63%) Perforce
11 3 (0.47%) Google
11 3 (0.47%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.31%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.31%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.31%) Remedy
12 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.31%) Sybase