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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facilita Forecast
Rank 876 859 884
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +25
Permanent jobs citing Facilita Forecast 26 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.016% 0.015%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 14
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -36.93%
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
18414 16196 16856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.09% 15.18% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15174 13782 14539
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +14.28% 4
Tyne and Wear - 11 £35,750 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £35,750 - 2
North East - 11 £35,750 - 2
London -24 9 £50,000 +48.14%
City of London +7 3 £42,500 +30.76%
North West -18 2 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Preston - 2 £37,500 -
Lancashire - 2 £37,500 -
County Londonderry - 1 £60,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £60,000 -

Facilita Forecast
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 14 (46.67%) Visual Studio
4 14 (46.67%) HP
5 13 (43.33%) JMeter
6 12 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 12 (40.00%) Test Scripting
7 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (36.67%) ISTQB
7 11 (36.67%) Open Source
8 10 (33.33%) Selenium
9 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
9 9 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (30.00%) C#
9 9 (30.00%) C++
10 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
10 8 (26.67%) SQL
10 8 (26.67%) UNIX
10 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
10 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
10 8 (26.67%) Load Testing
10 8 (26.67%) Automation Testing
11 7 (23.33%) Scrum
11 7 (23.33%) JIRA
12 6 (20.00%) Linux
12 6 (20.00%) VB
12 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (16.67%) LoadUI
13 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy

Facilita Forecast
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) SoapUI
9 3 (10.00%) Rational Performance Tester
9 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
10 2 (6.67%) Hudson
10 2 (6.67%) Fiddler
10 2 (6.67%) SilkPerformer
11 1 (3.33%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Tester
1 13 (43.33%) Performance Tester
2 8 (26.67%) Test Specialist
2 8 (26.67%) Performance Test Specialist
3 6 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Performance Test 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%) Technical Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Test Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Test Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
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 15 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 12 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (26.67%) Load Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Automation Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Scrum
7 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 5 (16.67%) Test Planning
8 4 (13.33%) TDD
8 4 (13.33%) RUP
9 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (10.00%) Project Management
9 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
11 1 (3.33%) DevOps
11 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
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%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) ISTQB
2 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (13.33%) ISEB
5 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) 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%) Siebel
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
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