Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 200 217
Rank change year-on-year +8 +17 -34
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 33 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.58% 0.31% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.34% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 16
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £33,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5127 4738 5824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.84% 91.34% 90.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3274 2875 3684
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,575
90th Percentile £65,875 £65,000 £63,925
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in Scotland

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Non-Functional Testing in Scotland

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Non-Functional Testing in Scotland

Non-Functional Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Glasgow -2 17 £55,000 +40.13% 1
Edinburgh -15 15 £55,000 +22.22% 3
South Lanarkshire - 1 £26,000 -
Non-Functional Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) Test Automation
3 16 (48.48%) Java
4 15 (45.45%) Scrum
5 14 (42.42%) Performance Testing
5 14 (42.42%) Selenium
6 13 (39.39%) SQL
7 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
8 10 (30.30%) JIRA
8 10 (30.30%) Test Management
8 10 (30.30%) Finance
9 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
9 8 (24.24%) Cognizant
9 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (24.24%) ETL
9 8 (24.24%) PL/SQL
9 8 (24.24%) Oracle
9 8 (24.24%) Functional Testing
10 7 (21.21%) HP
11 6 (18.18%) ISEB
11 6 (18.18%) LoadRunner
11 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
11 6 (18.18%) SDET
12 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
12 5 (15.15%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
12 5 (15.15%) QA
12 5 (15.15%) .NET

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (6.06%) Confluence
1 2 (6.06%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Selenium
2 10 (30.30%) JIRA
3 6 (18.18%) LoadRunner
4 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.06%) JBehave
5 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.06%) JMeter
5 2 (6.06%) JUnit
5 2 (6.06%) Maven
5 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.03%) Appium
6 1 (3.03%) Calabash
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Test Leader
2 8 (24.24%) ETL Tester
2 8 (24.24%) Test Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Tester
3 7 (21.21%) Software Test Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Team Leader
3 7 (21.21%) Test Team Leader
4 6 (18.18%) Performance Test Leader
5 5 (15.15%) Development Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Software Development Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Software Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Test Development Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Test Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (6.06%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Head of QA
8 1 (3.03%) Head of Test
8 1 (3.03%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.15%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) Fintech
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) Test Automation
3 15 (45.45%) Scrum
4 14 (42.42%) Performance Testing
5 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 10 (30.30%) Test Management
7 8 (24.24%) ETL
7 8 (24.24%) Functional Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (18.18%) SDET
8 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
9 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
9 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Coaching
10 4 (12.12%) Defect Management
10 4 (12.12%) Prototyping
11 3 (9.09%) BDD
11 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
11 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
11 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.12%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ISEB
2 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) vSphere
2 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Cognizant
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) VMware