The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
England > North East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 85 88
Rank change year-on-year +20 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.54% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
North East median annual salary £37,500 £33,750 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +35.00%  
10th Percentile £32,750 £33,125 £22,500
90th Percentile £49,250 £34,375 £27,500
England median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% -  

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 the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 508 693 664
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 90.71% 84.93% 84.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1707 2403 2287
North East median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
10th Percentile £23,250 £26,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in the North East

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Non-Functional Testing in the North East

Non-Functional Testing
Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Tyne and Wear +28 3 £37,500 +11.11%
Non-Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 North East region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5 Canvas
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (40.00%) PhantomJS
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) RSpec
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SMS
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) PhantomJS
2 2 (40.00%) RSpec
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft