Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 440 457 478
Rank change year-on-year +17 +21 +60
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 107 145 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.47% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 106 130 159
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,475 £29,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £53,750
England 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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26524 30586 37174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.46% 87.44% 86.93%
Number of salaries quoted 21839 25381 30726
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Non-Functional Testing in the South East

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Non-Functional Testing in the South East

Non-Functional Testing
Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 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
Thames Valley +51 53 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Surrey +21 43 £42,500 -10.53%
Berkshire +38 25 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Oxfordshire +18 19 £45,000 +6.51% 1
Buckinghamshire - 11 £70,000 -
Hampshire -36 7 £32,500 -28.96%
West Sussex +8 3 £45,000 +12.50%
East Sussex +1 2 £40,000 +33.33%
Non-Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South East region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 104 (97.20%) Test Automation
2 78 (72.90%) Functional Testing
3 71 (66.36%) QA
4 62 (57.94%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (42.06%) ISTQB
6 42 (39.25%) Selenium
6 42 (39.25%) Test Strategy
7 40 (37.38%) Test Scripting
7 40 (37.38%) Software Testing
8 35 (32.71%) Finance
9 34 (31.78%) Regression Testing
10 32 (29.91%) Scrum
10 32 (29.91%) Windows
11 31 (28.97%) BDD
12 30 (28.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 30 (28.04%) Java
13 25 (23.36%) SQL
13 25 (23.36%) LoadRunner
13 25 (23.36%) Software Engineering
14 23 (21.50%) Degree
15 21 (19.63%) Manual Testing
15 21 (19.63%) C
16 20 (18.69%) Linux
16 20 (18.69%) TDD
16 20 (18.69%) Mentoring
16 20 (18.69%) Exploratory Testing
17 19 (17.76%) Acceptance Criteria
17 19 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (17.76%) Test Management
17 19 (17.76%) ISEB

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.74%) Apache
1 4 (3.74%) nginx
1 4 (3.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.93%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.67%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.48%) VoIP
2 2 (1.87%) DHCP
2 2 (1.87%) DNS
2 2 (1.87%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.08%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.67%) GIS
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (39.25%) Selenium
2 25 (23.36%) LoadRunner
3 18 (16.82%) Jenkins
4 17 (15.89%) WebDriver
5 16 (14.95%) Cucumber
6 14 (13.08%) HP UFT
7 9 (8.41%) Git (software)
8 8 (7.48%) InstallShield
8 8 (7.48%) JMeter
9 7 (6.54%) JIRA
10 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.80%) Appium
11 3 (2.80%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (1.87%) GoogleTest
12 2 (1.87%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.87%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (1.87%) Robot Framework
12 2 (1.87%) Subversion
12 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.87%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (32.71%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.48%) Aerospace
3 8 (7.48%) Automotive
3 8 (7.48%) Legal
4 4 (3.74%) Digital Economy
5 3 (2.80%) Electronics
5 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.80%) Marketing
6 2 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (36.45%) Test Engineer
2 23 (21.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 19 (17.76%) Tester
4 18 (16.82%) Analyst
5 16 (14.95%) QA Analyst
6 15 (14.02%) Senior Tester
7 14 (13.08%) QA Engineer
8 11 (10.28%) Software Test Engineer
9 10 (9.35%) Senior Test Engineer
9 10 (9.35%) Test Manager
10 9 (8.41%) Team Leader
11 8 (7.48%) Applications Engineer
11 8 (7.48%) Automation Tester
11 8 (7.48%) QA Automation Analyst
11 8 (7.48%) QA Automation Engineer
12 7 (6.54%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (6.54%) Support Engineer
12 7 (6.54%) Test Analyst
12 7 (6.54%) Test Leader
13 6 (5.61%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.41%) XML
2 6 (5.61%) .NET
3 5 (4.67%) Web Services
4 4 (3.74%) EJB
4 4 (3.74%) Middleware
5 3 (2.80%) Gherkin
5 3 (2.80%) J2EE
6 2 (1.87%) Qt
7 1 (0.93%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.28%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.48%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.74%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.74%) Life Science
5 4 (3.74%) Replication
6 3 (2.80%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.93%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.93%) EFT
8 1 (0.93%) EFTPOS
8 1 (0.93%) iSeries
8 1 (0.93%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.91%) Windows
2 20 (18.69%) Linux
3 16 (14.95%) Unix
4 9 (8.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (7.48%) Solaris
6 4 (3.74%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.80%) Android
7 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.80%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (97.20%) Test Automation
2 78 (72.90%) Functional Testing
3 62 (57.94%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (39.25%) Test Strategy
5 40 (37.38%) Software Testing
5 40 (37.38%) Test Scripting
6 34 (31.78%) Regression Testing
7 32 (29.91%) Scrum
8 31 (28.97%) BDD
9 30 (28.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (23.36%) Software Engineering
11 21 (19.63%) Manual Testing
12 20 (18.69%) Exploratory Testing
12 20 (18.69%) Mentoring
12 20 (18.69%) TDD
13 19 (17.76%) Acceptance Criteria
13 19 (17.76%) Test Management
14 18 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (14.02%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (13.08%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.04%) Java
2 25 (23.36%) SQL
3 21 (19.63%) C
4 17 (15.89%) C++
4 17 (15.89%) Python
5 14 (13.08%) C#
5 14 (13.08%) Ruby
6 12 (11.21%) PL/SQL
7 10 (9.35%) Perl
8 8 (7.48%) VB
9 5 (4.67%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.74%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.80%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 2 (1.87%) PHP
12 2 (1.87%) VBScript
13 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.93%) Korn
Qualifications
1 45 (42.06%) ISTQB
2 23 (21.50%) Degree
3 19 (17.76%) ISEB
4 12 (11.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (10.28%) Security Cleared
6 10 (9.35%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.93%) MCP
9 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.93%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (66.36%) QA
2 4 (3.74%) PMO
3 1 (0.93%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.80%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (9.35%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.74%) Puppet
3 3 (2.80%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.93%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.93%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.21%) Oracle
3 11 (10.28%) HP
3 11 (10.28%) Red Hat
4 9 (8.41%) SAP
5 5 (4.67%) Ariba
5 5 (4.67%) Concur
5 5 (4.67%) Sophos
6 3 (2.80%) Dynatrace
7 2 (1.87%) Google
7 2 (1.87%) IBM
8 1 (0.93%) Elavon
8 1 (0.93%) FIS
8 1 (0.93%) Infor
8 1 (0.93%) Ingenico
8 1 (0.93%) JDA
8 1 (0.93%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.93%) VeriFone
8 1 (0.93%) VMware
8 1 (0.93%) WorldPay