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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Facilita Forecast
Rank 861 870 873
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Facilita Forecast 19 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.008% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.054% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 16
Average salary £43,750 £57,500 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.91% +2.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,900 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 - £57,500

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
17600 16623 17221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.93% 15.42% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14890 13822 15154
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 2014 within the UK.

Facilita Forecast Salary Histogram in the UK

Facilita Forecast
Top 8 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 December 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 +7 18 £45,000 -21.73% 1
London 0 12 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £42,500 -
North East - 6 £42,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £42,500 -
City of London +15 5 £41,250 -28.26%
Scotland - 1 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £40,000 -

Facilita Forecast
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 45 (95.74%) LoadRunner
2 26 (55.32%) QuickTest Pro
3 25 (53.19%) HP
4 22 (46.81%) Performance Testing
5 20 (42.55%) Java
6 19 (40.43%) ISTQB
7 17 (36.17%) Open Source
8 16 (34.04%) Test Scripting
9 15 (31.91%) JMeter
10 14 (29.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
11 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (23.40%) SQL
12 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
13 10 (21.28%) Windows
13 10 (21.28%) ISEB
14 9 (19.15%) Scrum
15 8 (17.02%) C#
15 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
15 8 (17.02%) Finance
15 8 (17.02%) Load Testing
15 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
15 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
15 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
15 8 (17.02%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (17.02%) Test Strategy
16 7 (14.89%) C++
16 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
16 7 (14.89%) UNIX
16 7 (14.89%) Linux

Facilita Forecast
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) IIS
1 4 (8.51%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 45 (95.74%) LoadRunner
2 26 (55.32%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (31.91%) JMeter
4 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
5 7 (14.89%) SilkPerformer
5 7 (14.89%) Selenium
6 6 (12.77%) JIRA
6 6 (12.77%) WinRunner
7 5 (10.64%) Rational Performance Tester
8 4 (8.51%) LoadUI
9 3 (6.38%) eggPlant
10 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
10 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Tester
2 25 (53.19%) Performance Tester
3 10 (21.28%) Test Specialist
3 10 (21.28%) Performance Test Specialist
4 9 (19.15%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 6 (12.77%) Performance Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Performance Test Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Test Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Performance Test Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Test Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Performance Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) LoadRunner Tester
7 4 (8.51%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.13%) Technical Tester
8 1 (2.13%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.13%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.13%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Ajax
2 4 (8.51%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Open Source
2 6 (12.77%) GIS
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.13%) DTV
4 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) UNIX
3 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Vista
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.51%) Windows 8
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Performance Testing
2 16 (34.04%) Test Scripting
3 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (19.15%) Scrum
5 8 (17.02%) Load Testing
5 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
5 8 (17.02%) Test Strategy
6 7 (14.89%) Automation Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Automated Testing
8 4 (8.51%) TDD
8 4 (8.51%) OOP
8 4 (8.51%) OO
8 4 (8.51%) RUP
8 4 (8.51%) Test Planning
8 4 (8.51%) Database Tuning
9 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.26%) Manual Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Regression Testing
11 1 (2.13%) Non-Functional Testing
11 1 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) Java
2 11 (23.40%) SQL
3 8 (17.02%) C#
4 7 (14.89%) C++
4 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.77%) VB
6 1 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) ISTQB
2 14 (29.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (21.28%) ISEB
4 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
4 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) HP
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.77%) Citrix
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) Siebel
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
Ealing, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago