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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 292 409 367
Rank change year-on-year +117 -42  
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 97 49 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.65% 0.25% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.29% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 63 47 78
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £59,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

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 12834 16793 17945
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.09% 87.12% 85.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10540 14147 14276
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Surrey +37 28 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Hampshire +35 21 £35,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +24 19 £36,250 +11.53% 2
Berkshire +54 17 £45,000 +2.27% 5
Buckinghamshire +23 7 £50,000 +2.04%
Kent +30 4 £57,500 +81.10%
West Sussex - 2 £52,500 -
Non-Functional Testing
England

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 91 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (46.25%) Functional Testing
3 67 (41.88%) QA
4 62 (38.75%) Selenium
5 60 (37.50%) Regression Testing
6 59 (36.88%) Test Scripting
7 48 (30.00%) Test Automation
8 47 (29.38%) Software Testing
9 44 (27.50%) Test Strategy
10 41 (25.63%) SQL
11 38 (23.75%) Waterfall
12 37 (23.13%) ISEB
12 37 (23.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 37 (23.13%) Performance Testing
13 36 (22.50%) ISTQB
14 35 (21.88%) Java
15 34 (21.25%) Windows
16 33 (20.63%) BDD
17 31 (19.38%) Automated Testing
18 29 (18.13%) TDD
18 29 (18.13%) SDLC
19 28 (17.50%) JIRA
19 28 (17.50%) Manual Testing
20 26 (16.25%) C#
20 26 (16.25%) Finance
20 26 (16.25%) Automation Testing
21 25 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
21 25 (15.63%) Degree
22 23 (14.38%) HP UFT
23 22 (13.75%) Scrum

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 13 (8.13%) Confluence
2 3 (1.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.25%) MS Office
2 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.38%) VoIP
2 2 (1.25%) DNS
3 1 (0.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.63%) LAN
3 1 (0.63%) Network Security
3 1 (0.63%) SSL
3 1 (0.63%) WAN
3 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.88%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.63%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.63%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 62 (38.75%) Selenium
2 28 (17.50%) JIRA
3 23 (14.38%) HP UFT
4 21 (13.13%) Cucumber
5 18 (11.25%) Jenkins
6 16 (10.00%) JMeter
7 15 (9.38%) WebDriver
8 12 (7.50%) SpecFlow
9 10 (6.25%) LoadRunner
9 10 (6.25%) SoapUI
9 10 (6.25%) Visual Studio
10 8 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (5.00%) Zephyr
11 7 (4.38%) InstallShield
12 6 (3.75%) LoadUI
12 6 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (3.13%) FitNesse
13 5 (3.13%) Maven
13 5 (3.13%) Mocha
13 5 (3.13%) TestNG
General
1 26 (16.25%) Finance
2 12 (7.50%) Back Office
3 11 (6.88%) Automotive
4 8 (5.00%) Publishing
4 8 (5.00%) Retail
4 8 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.38%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) German Language
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (34.38%) Analyst
2 47 (29.38%) Test Analyst
3 30 (18.75%) Test Engineer
4 26 (16.25%) Tester
5 24 (15.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 22 (13.75%) Test Manager
7 13 (8.13%) Automation Tester
7 13 (8.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 13 (8.13%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (8.13%) Senior Test Analyst
8 12 (7.50%) Developer
8 12 (7.50%) Head of Testing
8 12 (7.50%) QA Tester
9 11 (6.88%) Head of QA
9 11 (6.88%) QA Engineer
9 11 (6.88%) Software Test Engineer
10 10 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
10 10 (6.25%) QA Analyst
10 10 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
10 10 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.50%) .NET
2 15 (9.38%) XML
3 9 (5.63%) HTML
4 5 (3.13%) J2EE
4 5 (3.13%) Web Services
5 4 (2.50%) Middleware
6 3 (1.88%) XML Messaging
7 2 (1.25%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.25%) RESTful
7 2 (1.25%) SAPUI5
7 2 (1.25%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.63%) JMS
8 1 (0.63%) ODBC
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.63%) REST
8 1 (0.63%) SAML
8 1 (0.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (0.63%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (0.63%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.88%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.63%) Virtual Team
4 7 (4.38%) Replication
5 6 (3.75%) Life Science
6 5 (3.13%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.50%) User Experience
8 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.25%) Windows
2 19 (11.88%) Unix
3 18 (11.25%) Linux
4 10 (6.25%) Solaris
5 8 (5.00%) Android
5 8 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.75%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.25%) AIX
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (46.25%) Functional Testing
3 60 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 59 (36.88%) Test Scripting
5 48 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 47 (29.38%) Software Testing
7 44 (27.50%) Test Strategy
8 38 (23.75%) Waterfall
9 37 (23.13%) Performance Testing
9 37 (23.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 33 (20.63%) BDD
11 31 (19.38%) Automated Testing
12 29 (18.13%) SDLC
12 29 (18.13%) TDD
13 28 (17.50%) Manual Testing
14 26 (16.25%) Automation Testing
15 25 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (13.75%) Load Testing
16 22 (13.75%) Scrum
17 16 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (25.63%) SQL
2 35 (21.88%) Java
3 26 (16.25%) C#
4 19 (11.88%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.13%) C++
6 11 (6.88%) C
6 11 (6.88%) Python
6 11 (6.88%) Ruby
7 9 (5.63%) Perl
8 6 (3.75%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.13%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.13%) VBScript
10 4 (2.50%) VB
11 2 (1.25%) ABAP
11 2 (1.25%) PHP
12 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.63%) Korn
12 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (23.13%) ISEB
2 36 (22.50%) ISTQB
3 25 (15.63%) Degree
4 8 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.25%) MCITP
7 2 (1.25%) MCTS
7 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (41.88%) QA
2 6 (3.75%) PMO
3 5 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.75%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (3.75%) vSphere
2 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.63%) Docker
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (11.88%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.88%) SCCM
3 2 (1.25%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.25%) Puppet
4 1 (0.63%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.63%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 21 (13.13%) HP
2 15 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.88%) Oracle
4 7 (4.38%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.38%) SAP
4 7 (4.38%) VMware
5 5 (3.13%) Citrix
6 4 (2.50%) Apple
7 3 (1.88%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.88%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.88%) IBM
8 2 (1.25%) Altiris
8 2 (1.25%) Capita
8 2 (1.25%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.63%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.63%) Sage
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Great Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £42 to £52k + 7.5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Very Competitive Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago