The table below looks at the statistics for OpenSTA skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenSTA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenSTA
Rank 880 - 852
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OpenSTA 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.004% - 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.022% - 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
Average salary £52,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary - - £38,750
OpenSTA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17912 17415 15204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.52% 16.25% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15370 14507 13045
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

OpenSTA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OpenSTA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

OpenSTA Jobs Demand Trend in England

OpenSTA
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenSTA across the England region.

OpenSTA Salary Trend in England

OpenSTA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenSTA within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 4 £52,500 -
OpenSTA
UK

OpenSTA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing OpenSTA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OpenSTA.

1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (71.43%) GSM
3 5 (71.43%) PSTN
3 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Use Case
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) Advertising
5 2 (28.57%) JMeter
6 1 (14.29%) BBC
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
6 1 (14.29%) Content Management
6 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
6 1 (14.29%) Automotive
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) RESTful
6 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) REST
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Load Testing

OpenSTA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing OpenSTA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OpenSTA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) GSM
1 5 (71.43%) PSTN
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) OAuth
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) BBC
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA