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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 332 378 409
Rank change year-on-year +46 +31  
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 64 64 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.40% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 55 58 59
Median salary £42,500 £43,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.73% +1.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £47,550 £45,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

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 South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12557 16019 18460
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.81% 86.69% 86.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10374 13429 14775
Median salary £47,500 £46,796 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.50% +3.99%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire +39 25 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Surrey +21 17 £36,000 +2.85% 1
Oxfordshire +25 11 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Hampshire +12 8 £32,500 -26.13% 3
Buckinghamshire - 5 £92,500 - 1
West Sussex +8 2 £43,750 -14.63%
Non-Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 130 (80.25%) Test Automation
2 84 (51.85%) Functional Testing
3 82 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (46.30%) QA
5 70 (43.21%) Test Scripting
6 68 (41.98%) Selenium
7 64 (39.51%) Software Testing
7 64 (39.51%) Test Strategy
8 54 (33.33%) ISTQB
8 54 (33.33%) SQL
9 50 (30.86%) Regression Testing
10 49 (30.25%) Java
10 49 (30.25%) Windows
11 41 (25.31%) ISEB
12 40 (24.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 37 (22.84%) Finance
14 34 (20.99%) C#
15 32 (19.75%) Linux
16 31 (19.14%) C
17 30 (18.52%) Performance Testing
17 30 (18.52%) Manual Testing
18 29 (17.90%) Software Engineering
19 28 (17.28%) C++
20 27 (16.67%) Scrum
20 27 (16.67%) Degree
21 26 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
21 26 (16.05%) HP UFT
21 26 (16.05%) Jenkins
22 25 (15.43%) BDD
22 25 (15.43%) Python

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 5 (3.09%) Confluence
2 3 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (8.02%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (6.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.23%) GitHub
2 2 (1.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.64%) VoIP
2 2 (1.23%) DNS
2 2 (1.23%) Firewall
3 1 (0.62%) HTTP
3 1 (0.62%) LAN
3 1 (0.62%) Network Security
3 1 (0.62%) SSL
3 1 (0.62%) WAN
3 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.49%) Relational Database
2 15 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.85%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.62%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.62%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 68 (41.98%) Selenium
2 26 (16.05%) HP UFT
2 26 (16.05%) Jenkins
3 21 (12.96%) LoadRunner
4 19 (11.73%) JIRA
5 16 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (8.64%) Cucumber
6 14 (8.64%) InstallShield
7 13 (8.02%) JMeter
7 13 (8.02%) WebDriver
8 10 (6.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (4.94%) SoapUI
10 7 (4.32%) SpecFlow
10 7 (4.32%) TeamCity
11 6 (3.70%) Git (software)
12 5 (3.09%) Gatling
12 5 (3.09%) Visual Studio
13 4 (2.47%) Ant
13 4 (2.47%) Codeception
13 4 (2.47%) Gradle
General
1 37 (22.84%) Finance
2 16 (9.88%) Automotive
3 14 (8.64%) Aerospace
3 14 (8.64%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.94%) Retail
5 5 (3.09%) Back Office
6 4 (2.47%) Publishing
7 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.23%) Military
8 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.62%) Electronics
9 1 (0.62%) German Language
Job Titles
1 43 (26.54%) Test Engineer
2 34 (20.99%) Analyst
2 34 (20.99%) Tester
3 30 (18.52%) Test Analyst
4 21 (12.96%) QA Engineer
4 21 (12.96%) Software Test Engineer
4 21 (12.96%) Test Automation Engineer
5 16 (9.88%) Automation Test Analyst
5 16 (9.88%) Automation Tester
5 16 (9.88%) Test Manager
6 15 (9.26%) QA Automation Engineer
7 13 (8.02%) Linux Engineer
7 13 (8.02%) QA Test Engineer
8 12 (7.41%) QA Tester
8 12 (7.41%) Senior Tester
9 10 (6.17%) Developer
10 9 (5.56%) Head of Testing
10 9 (5.56%) Test Leader
10 9 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
11 8 (4.94%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.35%) XML
2 9 (5.56%) .NET
3 7 (4.32%) Web Services
4 4 (2.47%) Middleware
5 3 (1.85%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.85%) J2EE
6 2 (1.23%) HTML
6 2 (1.23%) REST
6 2 (1.23%) SOAP
6 2 (1.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (1.23%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (1.23%) Unreal Engine
7 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.62%) JMS
7 1 (0.62%) ODBC
7 1 (0.62%) POSIX
7 1 (0.62%) RESTful
7 1 (0.62%) SAML
7 1 (0.62%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (0.62%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.94%) Replication
4 6 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.70%) Life Science
4 6 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (3.09%) User Experience
6 4 (2.47%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.62%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.62%) iSeries
8 1 (0.62%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 49 (30.25%) Windows
2 32 (19.75%) Linux
3 19 (11.73%) Unix
4 14 (8.64%) Solaris
5 13 (8.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.47%) Android
6 4 (2.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.62%) AIX
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (80.25%) Test Automation
2 84 (51.85%) Functional Testing
3 82 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (43.21%) Test Scripting
5 64 (39.51%) Software Testing
5 64 (39.51%) Test Strategy
6 50 (30.86%) Regression Testing
7 40 (24.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (18.52%) Manual Testing
8 30 (18.52%) Performance Testing
9 29 (17.90%) Software Engineering
10 27 (16.67%) Scrum
11 26 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (15.43%) BDD
12 25 (15.43%) Load Testing
13 23 (14.20%) System Testing
14 22 (13.58%) SDLC
14 22 (13.58%) Time Management
15 20 (12.35%) Scenario Testing
15 20 (12.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 54 (33.33%) SQL
2 49 (30.25%) Java
3 34 (20.99%) C#
4 31 (19.14%) C
5 28 (17.28%) C++
6 25 (15.43%) Python
6 25 (15.43%) Ruby
7 18 (11.11%) Perl
8 17 (10.49%) JavaScript
8 17 (10.49%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.56%) VB
10 7 (4.32%) Bash Shell
10 7 (4.32%) PHP
11 4 (2.47%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.62%) ABAP
12 1 (0.62%) Korn
12 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 41 (25.31%) ISEB
3 27 (16.67%) Degree
4 22 (13.58%) Security Cleared
5 20 (12.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (8.02%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.23%) MCP
8 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.62%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (46.30%) QA
2 7 (4.32%) PMO
3 3 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.62%) Docker
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (11.73%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.85%) Puppet
2 3 (1.85%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.62%) Ansible
3 1 (0.62%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.62%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (14.20%) HP
2 18 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.26%) Red Hat
4 12 (7.41%) Oracle
5 6 (3.70%) SAP
6 3 (1.85%) VMware
7 2 (1.23%) IBM
8 1 (0.62%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.62%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.62%) Capita
8 1 (0.62%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.62%) Sage
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