The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 118 144 137
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 25 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.14% 0.47% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.54% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 12
Median salary £53,750 £60,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.41% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,200 £101,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

Non-Functional Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1933 2219 1885
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 87.90% 86.28% 81.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1602 1783 1471
Median salary £50,000 £52,135 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.09% +4.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Non-Functional Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in Hertfordshire

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Non-Functional Testing in Hertfordshire

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Non-Functional Testing in Hertfordshire

Non-Functional Testing
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +2 18 £52,500 -12.50%
Non-Functional Testing
East of England

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (67.65%) Java
3 22 (64.71%) Finance
4 19 (55.88%) Test Strategy
5 18 (52.94%) JIRA
6 17 (50.00%) Integration Testing
7 15 (44.12%) Automation Testing
7 15 (44.12%) QA
7 15 (44.12%) Software Testing
8 14 (41.18%) Selenium
8 14 (41.18%) SQL
9 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
9 13 (38.24%) System Integration Testing
10 12 (35.29%) WebDriver
10 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (35.29%) Gherkin
10 12 (35.29%) Cucumber
10 12 (35.29%) BDD
10 12 (35.29%) JUnit
10 12 (35.29%) Tomcat
10 12 (35.29%) Spring
10 12 (35.29%) Maven
10 12 (35.29%) Hibernate
10 12 (35.29%) Scrum
11 11 (32.35%) LoadRunner
11 11 (32.35%) SoapUI
11 11 (32.35%) Waterfall
11 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
11 11 (32.35%) RESTful
11 11 (32.35%) Kanban

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 12 (35.29%) Tomcat
2 10 (29.41%) Confluence
3 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Drupal
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) DB2
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) JIRA
2 14 (41.18%) Selenium
3 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
4 12 (35.29%) Cucumber
4 12 (35.29%) JUnit
4 12 (35.29%) Maven
4 12 (35.29%) WebDriver
5 11 (32.35%) LoadRunner
5 11 (32.35%) SoapUI
6 10 (29.41%) JBehave
7 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
8 6 (17.65%) Robot Framework
8 6 (17.65%) TeamCity
9 5 (14.71%) ClearQuest
10 4 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (11.76%) FitNesse
10 4 (11.76%) Mockito
10 4 (11.76%) Moq
11 2 (5.88%) Appium
11 2 (5.88%) Calabash
General
1 22 (64.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Analyst
1 18 (52.94%) Test Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) Test Manager
3 8 (23.53%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) QA Leader
5 3 (8.82%) QA Manager
5 3 (8.82%) QA Test Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Test Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) Gherkin
1 12 (35.29%) Hibernate
1 12 (35.29%) Spring
2 11 (32.35%) RESTful
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) AIX
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) Test Strategy
3 17 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 15 (44.12%) Automation Testing
4 15 (44.12%) Software Testing
5 13 (38.24%) System Integration Testing
6 12 (35.29%) BDD
6 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (35.29%) Scrum
7 11 (32.35%) Kanban
7 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
7 11 (32.35%) Waterfall
8 10 (29.41%) ATDD
8 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
8 10 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (29.41%) Open Source
9 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
9 9 (26.47%) Regression Testing
10 8 (23.53%) Functional Testing
10 8 (23.53%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) AWK
3 3 (8.82%) Perl
3 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.82%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (44.12%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Atlassian
1 10 (29.41%) HP
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft