Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 117 123
Rank change year-on-year +12 +6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 22 45 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.54% 2.11% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 2.31% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 51 35 18
Gloucestershire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £34,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £52,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -3.41%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,286 1,944 1,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 90.12% 91.31% 90.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,039 1,594 1,323
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in Gloucestershire

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Non-Functional Testing in Gloucestershire

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Non-Functional Testing in Gloucestershire

Non-Functional Testing
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 19 February 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
Cirencester -5 14 £52,500 +50.00%
Gloucester +16 8 £52,500 +31.25%
Cheltenham +8 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Non-Functional Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 22 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (86.36%) Functional Testing
3 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (68.18%) Test Strategy
6 12 (54.55%) Selenium
7 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
7 11 (50.00%) ISTQB
8 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
8 10 (45.45%) Acceptance Criteria
9 9 (40.91%) SQL
10 8 (36.36%) ISEB
10 8 (36.36%) Scrum
10 8 (36.36%) QA
10 8 (36.36%) Coaching
11 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
11 7 (31.82%) Test Management
12 6 (27.27%) C#
12 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
12 6 (27.27%) BDD
12 6 (27.27%) Agile Testing
13 5 (22.73%) Virtual Team
13 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (22.73%) SoapUI
13 5 (22.73%) People Management
13 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
13 5 (22.73%) SOAP
13 5 (22.73%) Maven
14 4 (18.18%) NUnit
14 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Google App Engine
2 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Selenium
2 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
3 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
4 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
4 5 (22.73%) Maven
4 5 (22.73%) SoapUI
5 4 (18.18%) JMeter
5 4 (18.18%) LoadRunner
5 4 (18.18%) NUnit
5 4 (18.18%) SpecFlow
5 4 (18.18%) TeamCity
5 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (13.64%) GitLab
6 3 (13.64%) Gradle
6 3 (13.64%) JIRA
7 2 (9.09%) Ant
7 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
7 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
7 2 (9.09%) JUnit
7 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
1 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Test Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Programme Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Programme Test Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Test Programme Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 4 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 4 (18.18%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) SOAP
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
3 2 (9.09%) J2EE
3 2 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (86.36%) Functional Testing
3 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (68.18%) Test Strategy
6 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
7 10 (45.45%) Acceptance Criteria
7 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
8 8 (36.36%) Coaching
8 8 (36.36%) Scrum
9 7 (31.82%) Test Management
10 6 (27.27%) Agile Testing
10 6 (27.27%) BDD
11 5 (22.73%) People Management
11 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
12 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (18.18%) Test Planning
12 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
12 4 (18.18%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) Groovy
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Jython
4 2 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (36.36%) ISEB
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) CA
1 2 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Google