Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 580 580 552
Rank change year-on-year 0 -28 -37
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 666 712 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.48% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 549 492 670
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £31,650 £32,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 139,685 149,404 163,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.07% 91.57% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 112,106 118,704 137,397
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,650 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -51 252 £57,500 +4.55% 35
North of England +69 136 £39,000 +4.00% 29
South East +23 132 £48,500 +14.12% 16
East of England +64 66 £45,000 - 8
Yorkshire +58 65 £47,500 +18.75% 17
North West +17 56 £32,500 -13.33% 7
South West -43 45 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Midlands +13 33 £51,250 +2.50% 9
East Midlands -12 22 £56,250 +25.00% 2
North East +3 15 £35,000 -17.65% 5
West Midlands +29 11 £32,000 -36.00% 7
Non-Functional Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 519 (77.93%) Test Automation
2 477 (71.62%) Agile Software Development
3 322 (48.35%) Functional Testing
4 306 (45.95%) QA
5 296 (44.44%) Selenium
6 224 (33.63%) C#
7 212 (31.83%) Java
8 210 (31.53%) Finance
9 206 (30.93%) Test Strategy
10 176 (26.43%) BDD
11 161 (24.17%) Scrum
12 143 (21.47%) SQL
13 141 (21.17%) Performance Testing
14 140 (21.02%) JIRA
15 139 (20.87%) Test Scripting
16 134 (20.12%) Continuous Integration
16 134 (20.12%) Software Testing
17 133 (19.97%) .NET
18 128 (19.22%) Cucumber
19 124 (18.62%) JavaScript
20 113 (16.97%) Acceptance Criteria
21 112 (16.82%) TDD
22 107 (16.07%) WebDriver
23 106 (15.92%) ISTQB
24 99 (14.86%) JMeter
25 95 (14.26%) Jenkins
26 94 (14.11%) SpecFlow
27 93 (13.96%) SDLC
28 91 (13.66%) Waterfall
29 86 (12.91%) SDET

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 64 (9.61%) Confluence
2 16 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.25%) CMS
4 12 (1.80%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.75%) Liferay
6 4 (0.60%) IIS
7 2 (0.30%) Mendix
7 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Apache
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.15%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (1.50%) Mingle
2 7 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.15%) SAP FI-AR
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.85%) BlazeMeter
4 16 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.95%) SaaS
6 11 (1.65%) Slack
7 10 (1.50%) G Suite
7 10 (1.50%) Office 365
8 9 (1.35%) GitHub
9 6 (0.90%) npm
10 4 (0.60%) Tricentis Tosca
11 2 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.15%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.55%) HTTP
2 7 (1.05%) Internet
3 5 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.60%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.45%) Firewall
5 3 (0.45%) SMS
6 2 (0.30%) Wireless
7 1 (0.15%) ATM
7 1 (0.15%) FTP
7 1 (0.15%) LTE
7 1 (0.15%) Network Security
7 1 (0.15%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.15%) SAN
7 1 (0.15%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.15%) Relational Database
3 13 (1.95%) Big Data
4 9 (1.35%) MySQL
5 8 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.90%) Blockchain
6 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (0.75%) Data Lake
7 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.45%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.30%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 296 (44.44%) Selenium
2 140 (21.02%) JIRA
3 128 (19.22%) Cucumber
4 107 (16.07%) WebDriver
5 99 (14.86%) JMeter
6 95 (14.26%) Jenkins
7 94 (14.11%) SpecFlow
8 85 (12.76%) SoapUI
9 62 (9.31%) Git (software)
10 61 (9.16%) Visual Studio
11 51 (7.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 48 (7.21%) Gatling
13 44 (6.61%) MSTest
14 42 (6.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 42 (6.31%) LoadRunner
15 40 (6.01%) NUnit
16 39 (5.86%) Ranorex
17 37 (5.56%) Appium
18 34 (5.11%) JUnit
19 30 (4.50%) Moq
General
1 210 (31.53%) Finance
2 56 (8.41%) Banking
3 37 (5.56%) Retail
4 29 (4.35%) Marketing
5 24 (3.60%) Publishing
6 20 (3.00%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.65%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.50%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.20%) Electronics
10 5 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.75%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.60%) Law
11 4 (0.60%) Military
12 3 (0.45%) Back Office
12 3 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.45%) Polish Language
13 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.30%) Games
13 2 (0.30%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 178 (26.73%) Analyst
2 155 (23.27%) Test Analyst
2 155 (23.27%) Test Engineer
3 124 (18.62%) Tester
4 88 (13.21%) QA Engineer
5 77 (11.56%) Developer
6 66 (9.91%) Automation Tester
7 63 (9.46%) Developer in Test
7 63 (9.46%) Test Automation Engineer
8 52 (7.81%) Test Leader
9 51 (7.66%) Automation Test Analyst
10 45 (6.76%) QA Test Engineer
11 43 (6.46%) Software Developer
11 43 (6.46%) Software Test Engineer
12 40 (6.01%) Test Manager
13 33 (4.95%) QA Analyst
13 33 (4.95%) QA Tester
14 30 (4.50%) C# Developer
15 27 (4.05%) Senior Tester
16 25 (3.75%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (19.97%) .NET
2 79 (11.86%) Gherkin
3 76 (11.41%) SOAP
4 68 (10.21%) HTML
5 65 (9.76%) RESTful
6 55 (8.26%) CSS
7 54 (8.11%) AngularJS
8 43 (6.46%) Web Services
9 41 (6.16%) HTML5
10 30 (4.50%) Velocity
10 30 (4.50%) XML
11 29 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 27 (4.05%) REST
13 11 (1.65%) .NET Framework
13 11 (1.65%) JSON
13 11 (1.65%) Spring
14 8 (1.20%) ASP.NET
14 8 (1.20%) Middleware
15 7 (1.05%) J2EE
15 7 (1.05%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 30 (4.50%) Mobile App
4 29 (4.35%) Reinsurance
5 24 (3.60%) Fintech
6 17 (2.55%) Algorithms
7 14 (2.10%) Virtual Team
8 13 (1.95%) Fixed Income
9 12 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (1.65%) Hedge funds
11 10 (1.50%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
14 6 (0.90%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.90%) User Experience
15 5 (0.75%) APACS
15 5 (0.75%) Equities
16 4 (0.60%) Cloud Native
16 4 (0.60%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 60 (9.01%) Windows
2 59 (8.86%) Linux
2 59 (8.86%) Unix
3 18 (2.70%) Android
4 17 (2.55%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.90%) AIX
5 6 (0.90%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.30%) Solaris
7 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (77.93%) Test Automation
2 477 (71.62%) Agile Software Development
3 322 (48.35%) Functional Testing
4 206 (30.93%) Test Strategy
5 176 (26.43%) BDD
6 161 (24.17%) Scrum
7 141 (21.17%) Performance Testing
8 139 (20.87%) Test Scripting
9 134 (20.12%) Continuous Integration
9 134 (20.12%) Software Testing
10 113 (16.97%) Acceptance Criteria
11 112 (16.82%) TDD
12 93 (13.96%) SDLC
13 91 (13.66%) Waterfall
14 86 (12.91%) SDET
15 83 (12.46%) Manual Testing
16 82 (12.31%) Defect Management
17 77 (11.56%) User Acceptance Testing
18 75 (11.26%) API Testing
19 73 (10.96%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 224 (33.63%) C#
2 212 (31.83%) Java
3 143 (21.47%) SQL
4 124 (18.62%) JavaScript
5 85 (12.76%) Python
6 43 (6.46%) Ruby
7 28 (4.20%) C++
8 19 (2.85%) Scala
9 18 (2.70%) Groovy
10 13 (1.95%) C
11 12 (1.80%) VB
12 9 (1.35%) Apple Swift
12 9 (1.35%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.35%) Objective-C
13 8 (1.20%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.05%) Perl
14 7 (1.05%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.05%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.90%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 106 (15.92%) ISTQB
2 79 (11.86%) Degree
3 71 (10.66%) ISEB
4 37 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 30 (4.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 25 (3.75%) SC Cleared
7 23 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 15 (2.25%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.60%) CEH
9 4 (0.60%) MCSA
9 4 (0.60%) MCSE
9 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.15%) HNC
11 1 (0.15%) HND
11 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 306 (45.95%) QA
2 10 (1.50%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.45%) PMO
3 3 (0.45%) WCAG
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (2.55%) Docker
2 8 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 43 (6.46%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (2.25%) HP ALM
3 6 (0.90%) HP Fortify
4 5 (0.75%) Prometheus
5 4 (0.60%) Ansible
5 4 (0.60%) Grafana
5 4 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.60%) Rancher
6 3 (0.45%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.30%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.30%) Netcool
7 2 (0.30%) Terraform
8 1 (0.15%) OpenView
Vendors
1 77 (11.56%) Microsoft
2 38 (5.71%) Oracle
3 32 (4.80%) SAP
4 23 (3.45%) TIBCO
5 21 (3.15%) HP
6 11 (1.65%) Google
7 10 (1.50%) Telerik
8 8 (1.20%) IBM
8 8 (1.20%) VMware
9 5 (0.75%) Cognizant
9 5 (0.75%) Remedy
9 5 (0.75%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.60%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.60%) Splunk
10 4 (0.60%) WorldPay
11 3 (0.45%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.45%) Samsung
12 2 (0.30%) hybris
12 2 (0.30%) SolarWinds