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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 196 196
Rank change year-on-year +11 0  
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 51 44 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.98% 0.85% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.96% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 46 39 21
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 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 4722 4566 5212
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.30% 88.42% 86.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3889 3827 4363
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 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 25 June 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 25 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
Somerset +5 20 £39,250 +20.76%
Gloucestershire -2 13 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Bristol -8 12 £34,000 -20.00%
Wiltshire +10 6 £42,500 +21.42%
Dorset -9 1 £58,000 +74.43%
Non-Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 102 (95.33%) Test Automation
2 82 (76.64%) Cucumber
3 79 (73.83%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (62.62%) Java
5 61 (57.01%) ISEB
5 61 (57.01%) ISTQB
5 61 (57.01%) Selenium
6 55 (51.40%) C#
7 49 (45.79%) Scrum
8 43 (40.19%) Functional Testing
9 42 (39.25%) SQL
10 40 (37.38%) BDD
11 38 (35.51%) Security Cleared
12 36 (33.64%) Test Scripting
13 35 (32.71%) Test Strategy
14 34 (31.78%) Waterfall
14 34 (31.78%) User Stories
15 30 (28.04%) Windows
15 30 (28.04%) Test Management
16 29 (27.10%) Team Foundation Server
16 29 (27.10%) Microsoft
16 29 (27.10%) Finance
16 29 (27.10%) Software Testing
16 29 (27.10%) SpecFlow
17 27 (25.23%) JIRA
18 26 (24.30%) QA
19 25 (23.36%) SoapUI
19 25 (23.36%) DV Cleared
20 24 (22.43%) Performance Testing
20 24 (22.43%) LoadRunner

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.74%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.74%) BrowserStack
2 4 (3.74%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) SSH
2 1 (0.93%) FTP
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 82 (76.64%) Cucumber
2 61 (57.01%) Selenium
3 29 (27.10%) SpecFlow
3 29 (27.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (25.23%) JIRA
5 25 (23.36%) SoapUI
6 24 (22.43%) JUnit
6 24 (22.43%) LoadRunner
7 17 (15.89%) JMeter
8 14 (13.08%) WebDriver
9 13 (12.15%) JBehave
10 11 (10.28%) IntelliJ
10 11 (10.28%) TestNG
11 10 (9.35%) Git (software)
11 10 (9.35%) Visual Studio
12 9 (8.41%) Zephyr
13 7 (6.54%) Eclipse
14 6 (5.61%) Jenkins
15 5 (4.67%) LoadUI
15 5 (4.67%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (27.10%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Electronics
2 5 (4.67%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.67%) Marketing
2 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.74%) Banking
3 4 (3.74%) Private Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 43 (40.19%) Test Engineer
2 42 (39.25%) Test Automation Engineer
3 35 (32.71%) Analyst
3 35 (32.71%) Test Analyst
4 22 (20.56%) Tester
5 11 (10.28%) Software Analyst
5 11 (10.28%) Software Test Analyst
6 10 (9.35%) QA Tester
7 9 (8.41%) Automation Tester
8 8 (7.48%) Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (6.54%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (6.54%) Senior Test Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (5.61%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (4.67%) Java Engineer
11 5 (4.67%) Manual Test Analyst
11 5 (4.67%) QA Automation Tester
12 4 (3.74%) Agile Test Analyst
12 4 (3.74%) Java Automation Tester
13 3 (2.80%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.35%) Gherkin
1 10 (9.35%) REST
1 10 (9.35%) SOAP
2 8 (7.48%) .NET
2 8 (7.48%) JSON
3 7 (6.54%) Web Services
4 5 (4.67%) XML
5 1 (0.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (1.87%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (0.93%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.04%) Windows
2 18 (16.82%) Linux
3 17 (15.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (95.33%) Test Automation
2 79 (73.83%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (45.79%) Scrum
4 43 (40.19%) Functional Testing
5 40 (37.38%) BDD
6 36 (33.64%) Test Scripting
7 35 (32.71%) Test Strategy
8 34 (31.78%) User Stories
8 34 (31.78%) Waterfall
9 30 (28.04%) Test Management
10 29 (27.10%) Software Testing
11 24 (22.43%) Performance Testing
12 22 (20.56%) Load Testing
12 22 (20.56%) Security Testing
13 21 (19.63%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (18.69%) Exploratory Testing
15 17 (15.89%) Manual Testing
16 16 (14.95%) Scenario Testing
17 14 (13.08%) Project Planning
18 13 (12.15%) OO
Programming Languages
1 67 (62.62%) Java
2 55 (51.40%) C#
3 42 (39.25%) SQL
4 23 (21.50%) C++
5 21 (19.63%) Ruby
6 13 (12.15%) Python
7 8 (7.48%) C
8 6 (5.61%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.67%) Scala
9 5 (4.67%) XPath
10 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (57.01%) ISEB
1 61 (57.01%) ISTQB
2 38 (35.51%) Security Cleared
3 25 (23.36%) DV Cleared
4 24 (22.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (13.08%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (24.30%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (13.08%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (27.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.76%) HP
3 13 (12.15%) Oracle
4 5 (4.67%) SAP
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