The table below looks at the statistics for QALoad skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QALoad over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compuware QALoad
Rank 867 833 875
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +42
Permanent jobs citing QALoad 5 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.020% 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.029% 0.13% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 6
Average salary £60,000 £36,750 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.26% -37.71%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £36,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+63.26% -18.33%
QALoad
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
17305 15213 16185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.18% 15.24% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14351 13051 14072
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

QALoad
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

QALoad Jobs Demand Trend in England

QALoad
Salary Trend in England

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

QALoad Salary Trend in England

QALoad
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QALoad across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

QALoad Salary Histogram in England

QALoad
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QALoad within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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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
North West -18 4 £60,000 +114.28%
East of England -29 1 £37,200 +1.22%
QALoad
UK

QALoad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing QALoad 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 QALoad.

1 19 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 19 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 18 (94.74%) JUnit
2 18 (94.74%) SilkPerformer
2 18 (94.74%) TestPartner
2 18 (94.74%) Selenium
2 18 (94.74%) jMock
2 18 (94.74%) EasyMock
3 14 (73.68%) QMS
3 14 (73.68%) QA
4 9 (47.37%) Automation Testing
4 9 (47.37%) ISEB
4 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
4 9 (47.37%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) Oracle
5 8 (42.11%) ISO 9001
5 8 (42.11%) CMMI
5 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
5 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database
5 8 (42.11%) Manual Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Coaching
7 6 (31.58%) Performance Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
9 4 (21.05%) Degree
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
10 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
11 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
11 1 (5.26%) Test Management
11 1 (5.26%) V-Model
11 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center

QALoad
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing QALoad 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 QALoad. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.26%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 19 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 18 (94.74%) TestPartner
2 18 (94.74%) SilkPerformer
2 18 (94.74%) Selenium
2 18 (94.74%) jMock
2 18 (94.74%) EasyMock
2 18 (94.74%) JUnit
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Test Leader
2 8 (42.11%) Head of Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.53%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) QMS
2 9 (47.37%) Automation Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
3 8 (42.11%) CMMI
3 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Manual Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Coaching
5 6 (31.58%) Performance Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Line Management
7 1 (5.26%) V-Model
7 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Test Management
7 1 (5.26%) SOA
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (73.68%) QA
2 8 (42.11%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) HP