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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compuware QALoad
Rank 872 851 859
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Permanent jobs citing QALoad 4 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.015% 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.024% 0.096% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 8
Average salary £60,000 £36,750 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.26% -30.66%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £36,750 -
% change year-on-year
+63.26% -
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
16795 15553 15709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.71% 15.30% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 14041 13370 13718
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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
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 24 October 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
(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
North West -22 4 £60,000 +33.33%
QALoad
UK

QALoad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 11 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 10 (90.91%) JUnit
2 10 (90.91%) TestPartner
2 10 (90.91%) SilkPerformer
2 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 10 (90.91%) jMock
2 10 (90.91%) QMS
2 10 (90.91%) EasyMock
3 9 (81.82%) QA
4 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) ISEB
4 6 (54.55%) Coaching
4 6 (54.55%) Automation Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) CMMI
5 5 (45.45%) ISO 9001
5 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
8 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Test Management
8 1 (9.09%) V-Model
8 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA

QALoad
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
2 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 11 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 10 (90.91%) TestPartner
2 10 (90.91%) SilkPerformer
2 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 10 (90.91%) jMock
2 10 (90.91%) EasyMock
2 10 (90.91%) JUnit
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Test Leader
2 5 (45.45%) Head of Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) QMS
2 6 (54.55%) Automation Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Coaching
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) CMMI
3 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) V-Model
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) QA
2 5 (45.45%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) HP