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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facilita Forecast
Rank 867 866 875
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Facilita Forecast 26 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.068% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 19
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £36,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £40,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%

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
18505 16174 17031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.11% 15.23% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15328 13778 14724
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 28 August 2014 within the UK.

Facilita Forecast Salary Histogram in the UK

Facilita Forecast
Top 13 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 28 August 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 -11 25 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Tyne and Wear - 10 £34,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £34,500 - 1
North East - 10 £34,500 - 1
London +3 9 £50,000 -
North West -26 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Preston - 3 £37,500 -
Lancashire - 3 £37,500 -
City of London - 3 £42,500 -
County Londonderry - 1 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £60,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 - 1

Facilita Forecast
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (90.00%) LoadRunner
2 22 (73.33%) Java
3 16 (53.33%) Performance Testing
4 14 (46.67%) Visual Studio
4 14 (46.67%) HP
5 13 (43.33%) JMeter
5 13 (43.33%) Test Scripting
6 12 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 11 (36.67%) Open Source
8 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
8 10 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (33.33%) Selenium
9 9 (30.00%) C#
9 9 (30.00%) C++
9 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
10 8 (26.67%) Automation Testing
10 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
10 8 (26.67%) SQL
10 8 (26.67%) UNIX
10 8 (26.67%) Load Testing
10 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
10 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
11 7 (23.33%) Scrum
11 7 (23.33%) JIRA
12 6 (20.00%) Linux
12 6 (20.00%) VB
12 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
13 5 (16.67%) LoadUI
13 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (16.67%) Windows

Facilita Forecast
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (90.00%) LoadRunner
2 14 (46.67%) Visual Studio
3 13 (43.33%) JMeter
4 12 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (33.33%) Selenium
6 7 (23.33%) JIRA
7 5 (16.67%) LoadUI
8 4 (13.33%) eggPlant
9 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
9 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
9 3 (10.00%) Rational Performance Tester
10 2 (6.67%) Fiddler
10 2 (6.67%) SilkPerformer
10 2 (6.67%) Hudson
11 1 (3.33%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Performance Tester
1 12 (40.00%) Tester
2 8 (26.67%) Performance Test Specialist
2 8 (26.67%) Test Specialist
3 6 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Test Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Test Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) UNIX
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Performance Testing
2 13 (43.33%) Test Scripting
3 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (26.67%) Automation Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Load Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Scrum
6 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (13.33%) RUP
7 4 (13.33%) TDD
8 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Project Management
8 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (3.33%) DevOps
10 1 (3.33%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
10 1 (3.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) C#
2 9 (30.00%) C++
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) HP
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Siebel
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