The table below looks at the statistics for Facilita Forecast skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Facilita Forecast 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
Facilita Forecast
Rank 882 868 872
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Permanent jobs citing Facilita Forecast 14 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.012% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.079% 0.078% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 6
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -36.93%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £38,750 £26,000
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +49.03%

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17819 16567 16345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.64% 15.23% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14803 14129 14160
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,515
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,100 £63,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

Facilita Forecast
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Facilita Forecast within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Facilita Forecast Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Facilita Forecast
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Facilita Forecast within the UK.

Facilita Forecast Salary Trend in the UK

Facilita Forecast
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Facilita Forecast over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 within the UK.

Facilita Forecast Salary Histogram in the UK

Facilita Forecast
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Facilita Forecast within the UK 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
England -10 13 £41,250 +17.85%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £41,250 -
North East - 10 £41,250 -
Tyne and Wear - 10 £41,250 -
London +14 2 £52,500 +50.00%
City of London +19 1 - -
North West -21 1 £37,500 -6.25%
County Londonderry - 1 £60,000 -
Preston - 1 £37,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £60,000 -

Facilita Forecast
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Facilita Forecast 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 Facilita Forecast.

1 35 (92.11%) LoadRunner
2 22 (57.89%) Java
3 19 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (47.37%) ISTQB
5 16 (42.11%) HP
6 15 (39.47%) Performance Testing
7 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (34.21%) Visual Studio
7 13 (34.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (31.58%) JMeter
8 12 (31.58%) Test Scripting
9 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
9 10 (26.32%) Open Source
10 9 (23.68%) Scrum
10 9 (23.68%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (23.68%) Load Testing
10 9 (23.68%) Selenium
10 9 (23.68%) ISEB
10 9 (23.68%) C#
10 9 (23.68%) C++
11 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
11 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
11 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
11 8 (21.05%) Automation Testing
12 7 (18.42%) JIRA
12 7 (18.42%) SQL
12 7 (18.42%) UNIX
13 6 (15.79%) Linux
13 6 (15.79%) VB
14 5 (13.16%) TDD

Facilita Forecast
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Facilita Forecast 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 Facilita Forecast. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (92.11%) LoadRunner
2 19 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (34.21%) Visual Studio
4 12 (31.58%) JMeter
5 9 (23.68%) Selenium
6 7 (18.42%) JIRA
7 5 (13.16%) LoadUI
8 4 (10.53%) eggPlant
9 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
9 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
10 2 (5.26%) Rational Performance Tester
10 2 (5.26%) SilkPerformer
11 1 (2.63%) WinRunner
11 1 (2.63%) Fiddler
11 1 (2.63%) Hudson
General
1 3 (7.89%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Tester
1 20 (52.63%) Performance Tester
2 10 (26.32%) Test Specialist
2 10 (26.32%) Performance Test Specialist
3 6 (15.79%) Performance Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Performance Test Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Test Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Test Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Test Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Open Source
2 1 (2.63%) Social Media
2 1 (2.63%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) UNIX
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Performance Testing
2 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (31.58%) Test Scripting
4 10 (26.32%) Test Automation
5 9 (23.68%) Load Testing
5 9 (23.68%) Scrum
6 8 (21.05%) Automation Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Test Planning
7 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
7 5 (13.16%) TDD
7 5 (13.16%) RUP
8 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.89%) Manual Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Project Management
10 1 (2.63%) Regression Testing
10 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.63%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.63%) Kanban
10 1 (2.63%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) Java
2 9 (23.68%) C#
2 9 (23.68%) C++
3 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.42%) SQL
5 6 (15.79%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) ISTQB
2 13 (34.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (23.68%) ISEB
4 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) HP
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix
3 1 (2.63%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Siebel
3 1 (2.63%) IBM