The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compuware QALoad
Rank 876 853 887
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +34
Permanent jobs citing QALoad 26 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.003% 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.019% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 26 3 9
Average salary £55,000 £90,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +125.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £70,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +100.00%
Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18270 15621 17554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.17% 15.01% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15171 13483 15547
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
QALoad
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East - 14 £55,000 -
North West - 11 £55,000 -
London -52 1 £65,000 -27.77%
QALoad
UK

QALoad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (97.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 34 (97.14%) LoadRunner
2 33 (94.29%) TestPartner
2 33 (94.29%) SilkPerformer
2 33 (94.29%) Selenium
3 31 (88.57%) jMock
3 31 (88.57%) EasyMock
3 31 (88.57%) JUnit
4 21 (60.00%) QA
5 20 (57.14%) QMS
5 20 (57.14%) ISEB
6 18 (51.43%) SQL
7 17 (48.57%) Oracle
7 17 (48.57%) Oracle Database
8 16 (45.71%) Degree
9 15 (42.86%) CMMI
9 15 (42.86%) ISO 9001
10 14 (40.00%) Automation Testing
11 13 (37.14%) Performance Testing
12 12 (34.29%) Software Testing
13 11 (31.43%) Manual Testing
13 11 (31.43%) Automated Testing
14 8 (22.86%) ISTQB
15 6 (17.14%) ISEB Practitioner
16 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
17 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
17 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
18 3 (8.57%) ITIL
18 3 (8.57%) Service Management
19 2 (5.71%) Load Testing

QALoad
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (97.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 34 (97.14%) LoadRunner
2 33 (94.29%) TestPartner
2 33 (94.29%) SilkPerformer
2 33 (94.29%) Selenium
3 31 (88.57%) jMock
3 31 (88.57%) EasyMock
3 31 (88.57%) JUnit
General
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Test Leader
2 11 (31.43%) Head of Testing
3 10 (28.57%) Test Manager
4 4 (11.43%) QA Manager
5 3 (8.57%) QA Test Manager
6 2 (5.71%) QA Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior QA Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Project Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
1 2 (5.71%) J2EE
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) QMS
2 15 (42.86%) CMMI
3 14 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 13 (37.14%) Performance Testing
5 12 (34.29%) Software Testing
6 11 (31.43%) Manual Testing
6 11 (31.43%) Automated Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
7 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL
8 3 (8.57%) Service Management
9 2 (5.71%) Load Testing
10 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.86%) CRM
10 1 (2.86%) SOA
10 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.86%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) ISEB
2 16 (45.71%) Degree
3 8 (22.86%) ISTQB
4 6 (17.14%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (60.00%) QA
2 15 (42.86%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Oracle