The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
UK
Rank 452 581 476
Rank change year-on-year +129 -105  
Permanent jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 469 405 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.39% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.44% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 352 336 484
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74757 91546 92626
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.05% 88.56% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61406 75741 74931
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Non-Functional Testing in the UK

Non-Functional Testing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Non-Functional Testing in the UK

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +142 456 £45,000 +5.88% 41
London +93 136 £52,500 +5.00% 17
South East +108 97 £40,000 +14.28% 10
South West +38 56 £37,500 -11.76% 3
East of England +30 48 £52,500 -7.89% 1
West Midlands +44 42 £40,000 +14.28% 3
North West +5 42 £40,000 +42.85% 1
Yorkshire 0 34 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Leeds +39 31 £46,000 +31.42% 4
West Yorkshire +17 31 £46,000 +15.00% 4
Gloucestershire +18 29 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey +35 28 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Manchester +1 27 £40,000 +15.94% 1
Hertfordshire +30 25 £53,750 -10.41%
Somerset +12 22 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Hampshire +44 21 £35,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +21 19 £36,250 +11.53% 2
Gloucester +15 19 £40,000 -20.00%
Watford +8 18 £52,500 -12.50%
Berkshire +49 17 £45,000 +2.27% 3
City of London +41 16 £52,500 -8.69% 6
Oxford +11 15 £36,250 +11.53% 2
Cheshire +8 12 £55,000 +96.42%
Norfolk - 12 £35,000 -
Norwich - 12 £35,000 -
Warwick +45 9 - -
Warwickshire +35 9 - -
Birmingham +2 9 £45,500 +39.93% 1
Wilmslow - 9 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire +19 7 £62,500 -0.39%

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 510 (60.21%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (45.81%) Functional Testing
3 331 (39.08%) Selenium
4 308 (36.36%) QA
5 283 (33.41%) ISTQB
6 268 (31.64%) Test Automation
6 268 (31.64%) ISEB
7 263 (31.05%) Test Strategy
8 259 (30.58%) Test Scripting
9 257 (30.34%) SQL
10 242 (28.57%) Java
11 236 (27.86%) Finance
12 201 (23.73%) C#
13 197 (23.26%) Cucumber
14 191 (22.55%) BDD
15 173 (20.43%) TDD
16 167 (19.72%) Scrum
17 166 (19.60%) Software Testing
18 159 (18.77%) Waterfall
19 158 (18.65%) User Acceptance Testing
20 157 (18.54%) Performance Testing
21 151 (17.83%) Automated Testing
22 141 (16.65%) Regression Testing
23 139 (16.41%) Manual Testing
24 134 (15.82%) LoadRunner
25 131 (15.47%) JIRA
26 127 (14.99%) SDLC
27 120 (14.17%) Windows
28 119 (14.05%) Microsoft
28 119 (14.05%) Test Management

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills 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 35 (4.13%) Confluence
2 27 (3.19%) Tomcat
3 24 (2.83%) WebLogic
4 10 (1.18%) Apache
5 7 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.59%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.47%) JBoss
8 4 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (0.35%) CMS
9 3 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.12%) Drupal
10 1 (0.12%) Mule
10 1 (0.12%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (3.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.71%) MS Office
3 3 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.35%) MS Project
3 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.37%) SaaS
2 19 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.83%) GitHub
5 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.90%) HTTP
2 13 (1.53%) Internet
2 13 (1.53%) SSH
3 7 (0.83%) VoIP
4 3 (0.35%) Firewall
5 2 (0.24%) DNS
5 2 (0.24%) FTP
5 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.12%) LAN
6 1 (0.12%) Network Security
6 1 (0.12%) SSL
6 1 (0.12%) WAN
6 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.60%) Relational Database
3 24 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (2.60%) RDBMS
5 19 (2.24%) MySQL
6 15 (1.77%) Oracle ODI
7 10 (1.18%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (0.83%) DB2
10 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.47%) Big Data
11 4 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.47%) GIS
11 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 3 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.35%) OLTP
12 3 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.35%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 331 (39.08%) Selenium
2 197 (23.26%) Cucumber
3 134 (15.82%) LoadRunner
4 131 (15.47%) JIRA
5 114 (13.46%) JMeter
6 98 (11.57%) SoapUI
7 92 (10.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 81 (9.56%) HP UFT
9 71 (8.38%) WebDriver
10 69 (8.15%) SpecFlow
11 65 (7.67%) Jenkins
12 49 (5.79%) JUnit
13 47 (5.55%) Visual Studio
14 43 (5.08%) Git (software)
15 29 (3.42%) Maven
16 28 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 28 (3.31%) TestNG
17 26 (3.07%) Gatling
18 24 (2.83%) Zephyr
19 23 (2.72%) TeamCity
General
1 236 (27.86%) Finance
2 88 (10.39%) Retail
3 55 (6.49%) Legal
4 43 (5.08%) Banking
5 27 (3.19%) Law
6 26 (3.07%) Marketing
7 22 (2.60%) Back Office
8 21 (2.48%) Automotive
9 17 (2.01%) Telecoms
10 15 (1.77%) Games
11 13 (1.53%) Electronics
12 12 (1.42%) Manufacturing
12 12 (1.42%) Polish Language
13 9 (1.06%) Advertising
13 9 (1.06%) Publishing
14 7 (0.83%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.35%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 233 (27.51%) Analyst
2 216 (25.50%) Test Analyst
3 185 (21.84%) Test Engineer
4 126 (14.88%) Tester
5 104 (12.28%) Test Automation Engineer
6 88 (10.39%) Test Leader
6 88 (10.39%) Test Manager
7 71 (8.38%) QA Engineer
8 47 (5.55%) Developer
9 42 (4.96%) Automation Test Analyst
10 41 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
10 41 (4.84%) Senior Test Analyst
11 40 (4.72%) QA Test Engineer
12 33 (3.90%) Senior Test Engineer
13 31 (3.66%) QA Analyst
14 30 (3.54%) Automation Test Lead
14 30 (3.54%) Automation Tester
14 30 (3.54%) Web Engineer
15 29 (3.42%) Software Analyst
16 28 (3.31%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (11.33%) .NET
2 80 (9.45%) Web Services
3 65 (7.67%) XML
4 59 (6.97%) SOAP
5 52 (6.14%) RESTful
6 43 (5.08%) Gherkin
7 41 (4.84%) HTML
8 39 (4.60%) REST
9 29 (3.42%) ASP.NET
10 24 (2.83%) CSS
11 23 (2.72%) JSON
12 16 (1.89%) Hibernate
12 16 (1.89%) Spring
13 14 (1.65%) J2EE
13 14 (1.65%) Oracle Fusion
14 13 (1.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 10 (1.18%) Ruby on Rails
16 8 (0.94%) Middleware
16 8 (0.94%) XML Messaging
17 6 (0.71%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (7.44%) Computer Science
3 31 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.95%) Mobile App
5 24 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (2.36%) Virtual Team
7 19 (2.24%) User Experience
8 16 (1.89%) N-Tier
9 15 (1.77%) Fintech
10 11 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (1.06%) Online Gambling
12 8 (0.94%) NHS
13 7 (0.83%) Replication
14 6 (0.71%) Data Centre
14 6 (0.71%) Derivative
14 6 (0.71%) Life Science
15 5 (0.59%) Credit Derivative
15 5 (0.59%) Driving Licence
16 4 (0.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 120 (14.17%) Windows
2 95 (11.22%) Linux
3 55 (6.49%) Unix
4 36 (4.25%) Apple iOS
5 33 (3.90%) Android
6 31 (3.66%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.18%) Solaris
8 6 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.35%) AIX
9 3 (0.35%) CentOS
9 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (60.21%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (45.81%) Functional Testing
3 268 (31.64%) Test Automation
4 263 (31.05%) Test Strategy
5 259 (30.58%) Test Scripting
6 191 (22.55%) BDD
7 173 (20.43%) TDD
8 167 (19.72%) Scrum
9 166 (19.60%) Software Testing
10 159 (18.77%) Waterfall
11 158 (18.65%) User Acceptance Testing
12 157 (18.54%) Performance Testing
13 151 (17.83%) Automated Testing
14 141 (16.65%) Regression Testing
15 139 (16.41%) Manual Testing
16 127 (14.99%) SDLC
17 119 (14.05%) Test Management
18 106 (12.51%) Continuous Integration
19 104 (12.28%) Automation Testing
20 91 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 257 (30.34%) SQL
2 242 (28.57%) Java
3 201 (23.73%) C#
4 70 (8.26%) C++
4 70 (8.26%) Ruby
5 67 (7.91%) JavaScript
6 50 (5.90%) Python
7 26 (3.07%) C
8 18 (2.13%) VBScript
9 16 (1.89%) Perl
10 10 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.18%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.06%) XPath
12 8 (0.94%) PHP
13 7 (0.83%) Groovy
13 7 (0.83%) Objective-C
13 7 (0.83%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.83%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.47%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 283 (33.41%) ISTQB
2 268 (31.64%) ISEB
3 99 (11.69%) Degree
4 85 (10.04%) Security Cleared
5 60 (7.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 59 (6.97%) DV Cleared
7 26 (3.07%) SC Cleared
8 11 (1.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.24%) MCITP
12 2 (0.24%) MCTS
12 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 308 (36.36%) QA
2 18 (2.13%) SDET
3 15 (1.77%) WAI
4 12 (1.42%) PMO
5 8 (0.94%) SLA
6 7 (0.83%) HL7
7 2 (0.24%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 23 (2.72%) Docker
2 7 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.71%) vSphere
4 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 58 (6.85%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.06%) Rancher
3 8 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.71%) CA Wily
5 5 (0.59%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.35%) Kibana
7 3 (0.35%) logstash
7 3 (0.35%) SCCM
7 3 (0.35%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.24%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.24%) Puppet
9 1 (0.12%) Control-M
9 1 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.12%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 119 (14.05%) Microsoft
2 97 (11.45%) HP
3 65 (7.67%) Oracle
4 44 (5.19%) SAP
5 22 (2.60%) Atlassian
6 12 (1.42%) VMware
7 11 (1.30%) Cognizant
7 11 (1.30%) Red Hat
8 8 (0.94%) CA
8 8 (0.94%) Citrix
9 7 (0.83%) IBM
10 6 (0.71%) CA Agile Central
10 6 (0.71%) Compuware
11 5 (0.59%) Apple
12 3 (0.35%) AppDynamics
12 3 (0.35%) BMC
12 3 (0.35%) Capita
12 3 (0.35%) Sybase
13 2 (0.24%) Hitachi
13 2 (0.24%) Sun
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Great Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29800 per annum + Pen, DIS, 5w hols
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology Leeds
Salary: Highly competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £30,507 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 5 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: 10 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Very Competitive Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Leidos
Posted: 16 days ago