Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 619 528 583
Rank change year-on-year -91 +55 -95
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 628 810 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.50% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.55% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 503 616 721
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -2.22%

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 146,128 146,790 169,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.70% 90.59% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 118,326 120,372 142,246
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -50 237 £55,000 +4.76% 42
North of England +24 139 £42,000 +5.00% 18
South East -44 124 £42,500 - 16
North West -2 65 £38,750 -3.13% 10
Yorkshire +35 62 £47,500 +11.76% 8
South West -46 54 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Midlands -9 46 £57,500 +43.75% 6
East of England -21 32 £45,000 -14.29% 6
East Midlands +17 27 £57,500 +59.72% 4
West Midlands -21 19 £55,000 +37.50% 2
North East -13 12 £37,500 +7.14%
Non-Functional Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 441 (70.22%) Test Automation
2 406 (64.65%) Agile Software Development
3 327 (52.07%) Functional Testing
4 284 (45.22%) QA
5 236 (37.58%) Selenium
6 196 (31.21%) Java
7 159 (25.32%) Test Strategy
8 149 (23.73%) BDD
8 149 (23.73%) Finance
9 143 (22.77%) SQL
10 142 (22.61%) Test Scripting
11 134 (21.34%) Performance Testing
12 128 (20.38%) Cucumber
13 123 (19.59%) JIRA
14 122 (19.43%) C#
14 122 (19.43%) Scrum
15 117 (18.63%) Software Testing
16 102 (16.24%) ISTQB
16 102 (16.24%) WebDriver
17 100 (15.92%) Test Management
18 91 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
19 90 (14.33%) Continuous Integration
20 89 (14.17%) Waterfall
21 87 (13.85%) TDD
22 83 (13.22%) JMeter
23 82 (13.06%) Jenkins
23 82 (13.06%) SDLC
24 75 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
25 74 (11.78%) JavaScript
26 73 (11.62%) Regression 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 25 (3.98%) Confluence
2 12 (1.91%) Apache
2 12 (1.91%) WebSphere
3 10 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.59%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.43%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.11%) IIS
5 7 (1.11%) nginx
6 5 (0.80%) SAS
7 4 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.48%) CMS
9 2 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 17 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.80%) Mingle
4 3 (0.48%) S-PLUS
4 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.64%) Endur
2 4 (0.64%) Findur
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.16%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.59%) IaaS
4 6 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.96%) SaaS
5 4 (0.64%) BlazeMeter
5 4 (0.64%) GitHub
6 3 (0.48%) Slack
7 2 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.16%) Datadog
8 1 (0.16%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.16%) npm
8 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.16%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.59%) Internet
2 8 (1.27%) HTTP
3 7 (1.11%) ATM
4 5 (0.80%) DHCP
4 5 (0.80%) DNS
4 5 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.48%) SMS
6 2 (0.32%) FTP
7 1 (0.16%) Broadband
7 1 (0.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (1.91%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.27%) Big Data
6 6 (0.96%) Blockchain
6 6 (0.96%) MongoDB
6 6 (0.96%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.32%) MySQL
9 1 (0.16%) OLTP
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.16%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 236 (37.58%) Selenium
2 128 (20.38%) Cucumber
3 123 (19.59%) JIRA
4 102 (16.24%) WebDriver
5 83 (13.22%) JMeter
6 82 (13.06%) Jenkins
7 71 (11.31%) SoapUI
8 57 (9.08%) Git (software)
9 51 (8.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 39 (6.21%) SpecFlow
11 36 (5.73%) Appium
11 36 (5.73%) HP UFT
12 31 (4.94%) Gatling
13 27 (4.30%) JUnit
14 26 (4.14%) Subversion
15 25 (3.98%) LoadRunner
15 25 (3.98%) Protractor
16 23 (3.66%) Jasmine
17 19 (3.03%) Bugzilla
17 19 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 149 (23.73%) Finance
2 60 (9.55%) Banking
3 35 (5.57%) Retail
4 27 (4.30%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.59%) Polish Language
6 9 (1.43%) Publishing
7 8 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.27%) Law
7 8 (1.27%) Legal
8 7 (1.11%) Marketing
9 5 (0.80%) Japanese Language
10 4 (0.64%) Automotive
10 4 (0.64%) Electronics
10 4 (0.64%) Games
10 4 (0.64%) Military
11 3 (0.48%) Advertising
12 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.32%) Billing
12 2 (0.32%) Front Office
12 2 (0.32%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 176 (28.03%) Analyst
2 134 (21.34%) Test Analyst
3 109 (17.36%) Tester
4 99 (15.76%) Test Engineer
5 64 (10.19%) Test Manager
6 53 (8.44%) Developer
7 48 (7.64%) QA Engineer
8 43 (6.85%) QA Analyst
9 42 (6.69%) Automation Tester
10 41 (6.53%) Senior Analyst
10 41 (6.53%) Test Leader
11 39 (6.21%) Developer in Test
12 38 (6.05%) Test Automation Engineer
13 37 (5.89%) Senior Test Analyst
14 31 (4.94%) QA Tester
15 29 (4.62%) Automation Test Analyst
16 28 (4.46%) Software Test Engineer
17 25 (3.98%) Java Developer
17 25 (3.98%) Software Tester
18 24 (3.82%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (10.19%) .NET
2 63 (10.03%) Web Services
3 45 (7.17%) SOAP
4 42 (6.69%) RESTful
5 34 (5.41%) Gherkin
6 29 (4.62%) XML
7 28 (4.46%) AngularJS
8 25 (3.98%) CSS
9 22 (3.50%) HTML
10 20 (3.18%) REST
11 15 (2.39%) J2EE
12 14 (2.23%) Sass
12 14 (2.23%) Spring
13 13 (2.07%) Middleware
14 11 (1.75%) .NET Framework
15 8 (1.27%) Hibernate
15 8 (1.27%) JSP
15 8 (1.27%) SAML
16 7 (1.11%) EJB
16 7 (1.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 34 (5.41%) Fintech
4 23 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.03%) Virtual Team
6 15 (2.39%) User Experience
7 13 (2.07%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.59%) Fixed Income
8 10 (1.59%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.27%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.27%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.27%) Smart Meter
10 6 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (0.96%) Taxonomies
10 6 (0.96%) W3C
11 4 (0.64%) CMDB
11 4 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 59 (9.39%) Unix
2 49 (7.80%) Windows
3 42 (6.69%) Linux
4 9 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.27%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.96%) Android
7 4 (0.64%) AIX
8 2 (0.32%) Solaris
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (70.22%) Test Automation
2 406 (64.65%) Agile Software Development
3 327 (52.07%) Functional Testing
4 159 (25.32%) Test Strategy
5 149 (23.73%) BDD
6 142 (22.61%) Test Scripting
7 134 (21.34%) Performance Testing
8 122 (19.43%) Scrum
9 117 (18.63%) Software Testing
10 100 (15.92%) Test Management
11 91 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 90 (14.33%) Continuous Integration
13 89 (14.17%) Waterfall
14 87 (13.85%) TDD
15 82 (13.06%) SDLC
16 75 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
17 73 (11.62%) Regression Testing
18 67 (10.67%) Manual Testing
19 65 (10.35%) Continuous Improvement
19 65 (10.35%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 196 (31.21%) Java
2 143 (22.77%) SQL
3 122 (19.43%) C#
4 74 (11.78%) JavaScript
5 45 (7.17%) Python
6 40 (6.37%) Ruby
7 24 (3.82%) C++
8 19 (3.03%) Groovy
9 18 (2.87%) Apple Swift
9 18 (2.87%) C
10 15 (2.39%) Objective-C
11 13 (2.07%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.59%) Perl
13 8 (1.27%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.27%) Scala
14 7 (1.11%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.96%) VBA
15 6 (0.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 5 (0.80%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 102 (16.24%) ISTQB
2 69 (10.99%) ISEB
3 60 (9.55%) Degree
4 38 (6.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 36 (5.73%) Security Cleared
6 18 (2.87%) SC Cleared
7 16 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.80%) CEH
9 5 (0.80%) MCSA
9 5 (0.80%) MCSE
10 4 (0.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.16%) MCPD
12 1 (0.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 284 (45.22%) QA
2 6 (0.96%) PCI DSS
2 6 (0.96%) Solvency II
3 5 (0.80%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.48%) WCAG
5 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.32%) SLA
6 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) GCP
6 1 (0.16%) MiFID
6 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (2.55%) Docker
2 6 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.16%) Firmware
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 27 (4.30%) HP ALM
2 14 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.43%) Puppet
4 7 (1.11%) HP Fortify
5 5 (0.80%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.32%) Ansible
6 2 (0.32%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.32%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.16%) OpenView
7 1 (0.16%) Packer
7 1 (0.16%) Terraform
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (8.60%) Microsoft
2 45 (7.17%) HP
3 44 (7.01%) Oracle
4 15 (2.39%) Perforce
5 14 (2.23%) SAP
6 12 (1.91%) Capita
7 11 (1.75%) TIBCO
8 10 (1.59%) IBM
8 10 (1.59%) WorldPay
9 7 (1.11%) Dynatrace
10 6 (0.96%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.80%) CA
11 5 (0.80%) FIS
11 5 (0.80%) Google
11 5 (0.80%) Splunk
11 5 (0.80%) Telerik
11 5 (0.80%) VMware
12 4 (0.64%) Cognizant
12 4 (0.64%) OpenLink
13 3 (0.48%) Sybase