Period
to 23 June 2018

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

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 77 97
Rank change year-on-year -8 +20 +3
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 9 42 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.89% 3.15% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 3.37% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 44 9
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £35,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.76% +9.23% -4.41%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,000 £30,831
90th Percentile £48,700 £43,750 £38,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +21.43%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 913 1,245 1,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.49% 93.47% 89.95%
Number of salaries quoted 789 952 1,014
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% +1.27% +9.72%
10th Percentile £27,050 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,377 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% -

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in Somerset

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Non-Functional Testing in Somerset

Non-Functional Testing
Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 23 June 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
Bath +1 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Non-Functional Testing
South West

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

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Functional Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Team Leader
1 5 (55.56%) Test Leader
1 5 (55.56%) Test Team Leader
2 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Functional Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) System Testing
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft