Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 248 253
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +25
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 82 93 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.80% 0.86% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.97% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 88 74 51
South West median annual salary £45,000 £34,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% -18.82% -20.56%
10th Percentile £31,025 £29,275 £31,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9209 9564 10559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.54% 88.84% 88.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7585 7966 8870
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
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 West

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Gloucestershire +20 29 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Bristol -2 26 £45,000 +35.34%
Wiltshire +17 17 £52,500 +59.09%
Somerset -22 13 £42,500 +30.77%
Dorset -7 4 £32,500 -
Non-Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 69 (84.15%) Test Automation
2 63 (76.83%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (62.20%) Functional Testing
4 47 (57.32%) Test Scripting
5 43 (52.44%) Selenium
6 37 (45.12%) ISTQB
7 35 (42.68%) Scrum
7 35 (42.68%) Cucumber
8 34 (41.46%) Java
9 31 (37.80%) User Acceptance Testing
10 28 (34.15%) Test Strategy
11 27 (32.93%) Manual Testing
12 26 (31.71%) Finance
12 26 (31.71%) SoapUI
13 25 (30.49%) SQL
14 24 (29.27%) ISEB
14 24 (29.27%) JIRA
15 23 (28.05%) QA
15 23 (28.05%) Waterfall
16 22 (26.83%) Test Management
17 21 (25.61%) Defect Management
18 20 (24.39%) C#
19 18 (21.95%) SOAP
19 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
19 18 (21.95%) Scenario Testing
20 17 (20.73%) JMeter
21 16 (19.51%) BDD
22 15 (18.29%) Traceability Matrix
22 15 (18.29%) Regression Testing
22 15 (18.29%) Linux

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 8 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.32%) Confluence
3 1 (1.22%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) BrowserStack
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.88%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.22%) GitHub
3 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.22%) Office 365
3 1 (1.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) SSH
2 1 (1.22%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.22%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
1 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
1 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 43 (52.44%) Selenium
2 35 (42.68%) Cucumber
3 26 (31.71%) SoapUI
4 24 (29.27%) JIRA
5 17 (20.73%) JMeter
6 13 (15.85%) WebDriver
7 12 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (13.41%) SpecFlow
9 10 (12.20%) LoadRunner
10 8 (9.76%) Git (software)
10 8 (9.76%) Zephyr
11 7 (8.54%) Jenkins
12 6 (7.32%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (6.10%) HP UFT
13 5 (6.10%) Maven
13 5 (6.10%) NUnit
14 4 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (4.88%) IntelliJ
14 4 (4.88%) TeamCity
14 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (31.71%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Banking
3 6 (7.32%) Law
4 4 (4.88%) Electronics
4 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.88%) Marketing
4 4 (4.88%) Private Banking
4 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (37.80%) Analyst
1 31 (37.80%) Test Analyst
2 17 (20.73%) Test Engineer
3 16 (19.51%) Tester
4 12 (14.63%) Test Leader
5 11 (13.41%) Automation Test Analyst
5 11 (13.41%) Test Automation Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) QA Tester
6 9 (10.98%) Team Leader
7 7 (8.54%) Automation Tester
7 7 (8.54%) Lead Tester
7 7 (8.54%) QA Automation Tester
7 7 (8.54%) Technical Leader
7 7 (8.54%) Technical Tester
7 7 (8.54%) Test Team Leader
8 6 (7.32%) Development Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Java Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Software Development Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Software Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.95%) SOAP
2 14 (17.07%) .NET
3 7 (8.54%) Web Services
4 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.32%) REST
5 5 (6.10%) Gherkin
5 5 (6.10%) XML
6 2 (2.44%) jQuery
7 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.22%) CSS
7 1 (1.22%) CSS3
7 1 (1.22%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.22%) HTML
7 1 (1.22%) HTML5
7 1 (1.22%) LINQ
7 1 (1.22%) RESTful
7 1 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.88%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.44%) Fintech
4 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.29%) Linux
2 5 (6.10%) Unix
3 4 (4.88%) Windows
4 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (84.15%) Test Automation
2 63 (76.83%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (62.20%) Functional Testing
4 47 (57.32%) Test Scripting
5 35 (42.68%) Scrum
6 31 (37.80%) User Acceptance Testing
7 28 (34.15%) Test Strategy
8 27 (32.93%) Manual Testing
9 23 (28.05%) Waterfall
10 22 (26.83%) Test Management
11 21 (25.61%) Defect Management
12 18 (21.95%) Scenario Testing
13 16 (19.51%) BDD
14 15 (18.29%) Regression Testing
14 15 (18.29%) Traceability Matrix
15 14 (17.07%) Software Testing
16 13 (15.85%) Risk Management
16 13 (15.85%) SDET
16 13 (15.85%) SDLC
16 13 (15.85%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.46%) Java
2 25 (30.49%) SQL
3 20 (24.39%) C#
4 7 (8.54%) Ruby
5 4 (4.88%) XPath
6 3 (3.66%) C++
6 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.44%) Python
8 1 (1.22%) F#
8 1 (1.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (45.12%) ISTQB
2 24 (29.27%) ISEB
3 13 (15.85%) Security Cleared
4 12 (14.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (13.41%) Degree
6 7 (8.54%) CEH
6 7 (8.54%) MCSA
6 7 (8.54%) MCSE
6 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (6.10%) DV Cleared
7 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (28.05%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Docker
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) HP
3 4 (4.88%) SAP
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle
5 1 (1.22%) Google
5 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.22%) Software AG
5 1 (1.22%) VMware
5 1 (1.22%) webMethods