Period
to 19 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 516 626 547
Rank change year-on-year +110 -79 +30
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 747 619 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.38% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.41% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 597 487 619
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,850 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,250 £71,250 £67,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%

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 128,420 149,627 152,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.69% 91.81% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 102,342 121,370 127,073
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 19 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +20 271 £60,000 +4.35% 34
North of England +79 139 £40,000 +3.90% 16
South East +63 127 £50,000 +11.11% 20
South West +30 77 £50,000 +11.11% 11
North West +49 71 £40,000 +6.67% 5
Midlands +69 67 £50,000 +19.05% 14
East of England +55 65 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Yorkshire +36 54 £45,000 -2.70% 9
East Midlands +48 40 £52,500 +10.53% 8
West Midlands +50 27 £45,000 +10.43% 6
North East +24 14 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Non-Functional Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 562 (75.23%) Test Automation
2 526 (70.41%) Agile Software Development
3 351 (46.99%) Functional Testing
4 303 (40.56%) QA
5 301 (40.29%) Selenium
6 263 (35.21%) C#
7 244 (32.66%) Java
8 199 (26.64%) Finance
9 194 (25.97%) Software Testing
10 190 (25.44%) ISTQB
11 180 (24.10%) JIRA
12 174 (23.29%) BDD
13 171 (22.89%) Test Strategy
13 171 (22.89%) SQL
14 157 (21.02%) Scrum
15 151 (20.21%) Test Scripting
16 134 (17.94%) Continuous Integration
17 132 (17.67%) JavaScript
18 127 (17.00%) Cucumber
19 122 (16.33%) .NET
20 121 (16.20%) TDD
21 120 (16.06%) ISEB
22 118 (15.80%) User Stories
23 109 (14.59%) SoapUI
23 109 (14.59%) Performance Testing
24 108 (14.46%) Regression Testing
25 107 (14.32%) Scenario Testing
26 106 (14.19%) SDLC
26 106 (14.19%) Python
26 106 (14.19%) Waterfall

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 69 (9.24%) Confluence
2 32 (4.28%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.61%) CMS
3 12 (1.61%) WebSphere
4 7 (0.94%) Liferay
5 6 (0.80%) Drupal
6 3 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.40%) IIS
6 3 (0.40%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.40%) WordPress
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.13%) Apache
7 1 (0.13%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.13%) JBoss
7 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
1 13 (1.74%) Mingle
2 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.13%) SAP FI-AR
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 53 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.54%) SaaS
4 16 (2.14%) BlazeMeter
5 15 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (2.01%) G Suite
5 15 (2.01%) Office 365
6 13 (1.74%) GitHub
7 12 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (1.20%) npm
10 4 (0.54%) BrowserStack
10 4 (0.54%) PaaS
11 2 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.13%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.47%) HTTP
2 8 (1.07%) Internet
2 8 (1.07%) Wireless
3 7 (0.94%) Firewall
4 6 (0.80%) SSL
5 3 (0.40%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.27%) ATM
6 2 (0.27%) LTE
7 1 (0.13%) FTP
7 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.13%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.75%) Relational Database
3 16 (2.14%) MySQL
4 9 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (0.94%) Big Data
5 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (0.80%) Blockchain
6 6 (0.80%) Power BI
7 5 (0.67%) Data Lake
7 5 (0.67%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.40%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (0.40%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 301 (40.29%) Selenium
2 180 (24.10%) JIRA
3 127 (17.00%) Cucumber
4 109 (14.59%) SoapUI
5 102 (13.65%) Git (software)
6 94 (12.58%) SpecFlow
7 89 (11.91%) JMeter
8 86 (11.51%) Jenkins
8 86 (11.51%) WebDriver
9 69 (9.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 66 (8.84%) Visual Studio
11 49 (6.56%) MSTest
12 46 (6.16%) NUnit
13 41 (5.49%) JUnit
14 40 (5.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 39 (5.22%) Visual Studio Coded UI
16 37 (4.95%) LoadRunner
17 34 (4.55%) Ranorex
18 31 (4.15%) Moq
19 30 (4.02%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 199 (26.64%) Finance
2 56 (7.50%) Retail
3 45 (6.02%) Banking
4 33 (4.42%) Marketing
5 21 (2.81%) Publishing
6 17 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.74%) Electronics
7 13 (1.74%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.94%) Law
9 7 (0.94%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.54%) Back Office
10 4 (0.54%) Military
11 3 (0.40%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.27%) Advertising
12 2 (0.27%) Billing
12 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.27%) Games
12 2 (0.27%) Legal
13 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 224 (29.99%) Analyst
2 206 (27.58%) Test Analyst
3 166 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 139 (18.61%) Tester
5 119 (15.93%) QA Engineer
6 86 (11.51%) Automation Test Analyst
7 79 (10.58%) Automation Tester
8 76 (10.17%) Developer
9 64 (8.57%) Test Automation Engineer
10 58 (7.76%) Developer in Test
10 58 (7.76%) Software Test Engineer
11 57 (7.63%) QA Test Engineer
12 50 (6.69%) Test Manager
13 40 (5.35%) Software Developer
13 40 (5.35%) Test Leader
14 35 (4.69%) C# Developer
15 33 (4.42%) QA Tester
15 33 (4.42%) Software Tester
16 31 (4.15%) Senior Tester
17 28 (3.75%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (16.33%) .NET
2 80 (10.71%) HTML
3 78 (10.44%) SOAP
4 65 (8.70%) Gherkin
5 63 (8.43%) Web Services
6 62 (8.30%) AngularJS
7 59 (7.90%) CSS
8 53 (7.10%) RESTful
9 47 (6.29%) XML
10 44 (5.89%) HTML5
11 32 (4.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 31 (4.15%) REST
13 30 (4.02%) Velocity
14 16 (2.14%) Spring
15 15 (2.01%) Middleware
16 13 (1.74%) JDBC
17 12 (1.61%) .NET Framework
17 12 (1.61%) JSON
18 10 (1.34%) J2EE
19 9 (1.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.35%) Fintech
3 36 (4.82%) Mobile App
4 31 (4.15%) Reinsurance
5 27 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
6 22 (2.95%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.61%) Life Science
8 11 (1.47%) Hedge funds
9 10 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.07%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (1.07%) Smart Meter
10 8 (1.07%) Virtual Team
11 7 (0.94%) APACS
11 7 (0.94%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.94%) NHS
11 7 (0.94%) Social Network
11 7 (0.94%) User Experience
12 5 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (7.50%) Linux
2 49 (6.56%) Windows
3 41 (5.49%) Unix
4 27 (3.61%) Android
5 26 (3.48%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.40%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.13%) AIX
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 562 (75.23%) Test Automation
2 526 (70.41%) Agile Software Development
3 351 (46.99%) Functional Testing
4 194 (25.97%) Software Testing
5 174 (23.29%) BDD
6 171 (22.89%) Test Strategy
7 157 (21.02%) Scrum
8 151 (20.21%) Test Scripting
9 134 (17.94%) Continuous Integration
10 121 (16.20%) TDD
11 118 (15.80%) User Stories
12 109 (14.59%) Performance Testing
13 108 (14.46%) Regression Testing
14 107 (14.32%) Scenario Testing
15 106 (14.19%) SDLC
15 106 (14.19%) Waterfall
16 105 (14.06%) User Acceptance Testing
17 104 (13.92%) Test Management
18 102 (13.65%) Manual Testing
19 99 (13.25%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 263 (35.21%) C#
2 244 (32.66%) Java
3 171 (22.89%) SQL
4 132 (17.67%) JavaScript
5 106 (14.19%) Python
6 58 (7.76%) Ruby
7 24 (3.21%) C++
8 21 (2.81%) PowerShell
8 21 (2.81%) Scala
8 21 (2.81%) VB
9 20 (2.68%) C
10 13 (1.74%) Groovy
11 11 (1.47%) Go
12 10 (1.34%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.20%) TypeScript
14 8 (1.07%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.07%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.94%) PHP
15 7 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 190 (25.44%) ISTQB
2 120 (16.06%) ISEB
3 69 (9.24%) Degree
4 48 (6.43%) Security Cleared
5 41 (5.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 31 (4.15%) SC Cleared
7 29 (3.88%) DV Cleared
8 20 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (1.34%) MCSA
9 10 (1.34%) MCSE
9 10 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (0.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 6 (0.80%) CEH
12 4 (0.54%) HNC
12 4 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.54%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.40%) CIPFA
13 3 (0.40%) HND
13 3 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 303 (40.56%) QA
2 12 (1.61%) ISO 9000
3 4 (0.54%) PMO
4 1 (0.13%) GDPR
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (1.74%) Docker
2 11 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (0.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 53 (7.10%) HP Quality Center
2 44 (5.89%) HP ALM
3 12 (1.61%) Ansible
4 7 (0.94%) Netcool
5 6 (0.80%) Terraform
6 5 (0.67%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.54%) BladeLogic
7 4 (0.54%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.40%) Grafana
8 3 (0.40%) Rancher
9 2 (0.27%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.27%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.27%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.27%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 87 (11.65%) Microsoft
2 48 (6.43%) HP
3 26 (3.48%) WorldPay
4 23 (3.08%) Google
5 21 (2.81%) Oracle
6 20 (2.68%) SAP
7 16 (2.14%) Remedy
8 12 (1.61%) Telerik
9 8 (1.07%) VMware
10 7 (0.94%) SolarWinds
10 7 (0.94%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.80%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.67%) Cognizant
12 5 (0.67%) IBM
13 4 (0.54%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.54%) Cypress Semiconductor
14 3 (0.40%) Samsung
14 3 (0.40%) Sitecore
14 3 (0.40%) Splunk
14 3 (0.40%) Sybase