The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
England / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 219 187
Rank change year-on-year +46 -32  
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 56 39 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.11% 0.66% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.75% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 46 36 49
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £32,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £50,000 £50,500
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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4554 5202 5326
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.05% 88.67% 87.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3753 4250 4437
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Non-Functional Testing in the South West

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing in the South West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Non-Functional Testing in the South West

Non-Functional Testing
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Gloucestershire +16 29 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Somerset +5 22 £32,500 -13.33%
Bristol -5 3 £37,500 +2.73%
Wiltshire +21 2 £34,000 -9.33% 1
Non-Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 77 (76.24%) ISTQB
2 74 (73.27%) ISEB
2 74 (73.27%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (67.33%) Cucumber
4 59 (58.42%) Test Automation
5 54 (53.47%) Java
6 50 (49.50%) C#
7 48 (47.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 47 (46.53%) Microsoft
9 46 (45.54%) SQL
9 46 (45.54%) Scrum
10 44 (43.56%) BDD
11 43 (42.57%) Test Management
12 39 (38.61%) Selenium
13 38 (37.62%) Security Cleared
14 36 (35.64%) Software Testing
15 35 (34.65%) SpecFlow
16 33 (32.67%) Waterfall
17 32 (31.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 31 (30.69%) Test Strategy
19 30 (29.70%) User Stories
19 30 (29.70%) Load Testing
20 29 (28.71%) Functional Testing
21 28 (27.72%) Test Scripting
21 28 (27.72%) Linux
22 27 (26.73%) Performance Testing
22 27 (26.73%) JIRA
23 26 (25.74%) Security Testing
23 26 (25.74%) HP
24 25 (24.75%) Ruby

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

Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.87%) SSH
2 2 (1.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.92%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 68 (67.33%) Cucumber
2 48 (47.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (38.61%) Selenium
4 35 (34.65%) SpecFlow
5 27 (26.73%) JIRA
6 22 (21.78%) LoadRunner
7 14 (13.86%) JUnit
8 13 (12.87%) Git (software)
8 13 (12.87%) Zephyr
9 12 (11.88%) JMeter
10 11 (10.89%) Jenkins
10 11 (10.89%) SoapUI
11 10 (9.90%) TestNG
12 8 (7.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (7.92%) Bitbucket
12 8 (7.92%) Maven
12 8 (7.92%) Vagrant
12 8 (7.92%) Visual Studio
13 6 (5.94%) Eclipse
13 6 (5.94%) IntelliJ
General
1 19 (18.81%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Electronics
2 8 (7.92%) Manufacturing
2 8 (7.92%) Marketing
2 8 (7.92%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.95%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Advertising
4 1 (0.99%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (37.62%) Test Engineer
2 35 (34.65%) Analyst
2 35 (34.65%) Test Analyst
3 34 (33.66%) Test Automation Engineer
4 22 (21.78%) Tester
5 13 (12.87%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (12.87%) Senior Test Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) Software Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) Software Test Analyst
7 6 (5.94%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Automation Test Lead
8 5 (4.95%) Automation Tester
8 5 (4.95%) Manual Tester
9 4 (3.96%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) QA Tester
10 3 (2.97%) Junior
10 3 (2.97%) Manual Test Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Security Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.86%) Gherkin
1 14 (13.86%) REST
1 14 (13.86%) Web Services
2 13 (12.87%) SOAP
3 9 (8.91%) XML
4 8 (7.92%) JSON
5 3 (2.97%) .NET
6 1 (0.99%) CSS
6 1 (0.99%) HTML
6 1 (0.99%) RESTful
6 1 (0.99%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.99%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.72%) Linux
2 24 (23.76%) Windows
3 4 (3.96%) Unix
4 3 (2.97%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (73.27%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (58.42%) Test Automation
3 46 (45.54%) Scrum
4 44 (43.56%) BDD
5 43 (42.57%) Test Management
6 36 (35.64%) Software Testing
7 33 (32.67%) Waterfall
8 31 (30.69%) Test Strategy
9 30 (29.70%) Load Testing
9 30 (29.70%) User Stories
10 29 (28.71%) Functional Testing
11 28 (27.72%) Test Scripting
12 27 (26.73%) Performance Testing
13 26 (25.74%) Security Testing
14 21 (20.79%) Manual Testing
15 18 (17.82%) Automated Testing
15 18 (17.82%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (14.85%) Cybersecurity
16 15 (14.85%) Defect Management
17 13 (12.87%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 54 (53.47%) Java
2 50 (49.50%) C#
3 46 (45.54%) SQL
4 25 (24.75%) Ruby
5 22 (21.78%) C++
6 15 (14.85%) Python
7 8 (7.92%) XPath
8 5 (4.95%) C
9 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 77 (76.24%) ISTQB
2 74 (73.27%) ISEB
3 38 (37.62%) Security Cleared
4 32 (31.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (22.77%) DV Cleared
6 13 (12.87%) Degree
7 12 (11.88%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.89%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (12.87%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (46.53%) Microsoft
2 26 (25.74%) HP
3 8 (7.92%) SAP
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle
5 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
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