Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 108 118
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10 +16
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 8 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.48% 2.29% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 2.48% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7 32 37
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +36.36%
10th Percentile £34,500 £33,750 £36,050
90th Percentile £48,750 £49,650 £61,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +19.72%

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 1,554 1,531 1,895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 92.89% 92.06% 90.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,261 1,241 1,383
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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
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 14 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
Cheltenham +1 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Gloucester -10 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Cirencester +14 1 - -
Non-Functional Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 14 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 7 (87.50%) Cucumber
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) ISEB
4 4 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) C++
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (37.50%) User Stories
5 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (37.50%) JIRA
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) JDBC
6 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
7 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Cyber Defence

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:

Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Cucumber
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) JDBC
2 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Cyber Defence
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) People Management
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) ISEB
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP