The table below looks at the statistics for QALoad skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QALoad over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compuware QALoad
Rank - - 442
Permanent jobs citing QALoad 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £36,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+63.26% -18.33%
QALoad
England

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

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3415 2872 3340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.36% 13.26% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2803 2487 2946
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

QALoad
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

QALoad Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

QALoad
Salary Trend in the South East

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

QALoad Salary Trend in the South East

QALoad
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 14 (100.00%) JUnit
1 14 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 14 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 14 (100.00%) TestPartner
1 14 (100.00%) SilkPerformer
1 14 (100.00%) Selenium
1 14 (100.00%) jMock
1 14 (100.00%) EasyMock
2 9 (64.29%) Oracle Database
2 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 9 (64.29%) CMMI
2 9 (64.29%) ISO 9001
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) QA
4 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
6 4 (28.57%) QMS
7 2 (14.29%) ISEB
7 2 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 1 (7.14%) Java

QALoad
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 9 (64.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) JUnit
1 14 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 14 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 14 (100.00%) TestPartner
1 14 (100.00%) SilkPerformer
1 14 (100.00%) Selenium
1 14 (100.00%) jMock
1 14 (100.00%) EasyMock
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Test Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) QA Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) CMMI
2 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) ISO 9001
2 7 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle