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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Facilita Forecast
Rank 901 931 870
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -61
Permanent jobs citing Facilita Forecast 1 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.006% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.005% 0.037% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +46.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +46.42%

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
18608 18977 16133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.81% 16.07% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15662 16072 13855
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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
Top 4 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 3 July 2015. 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 +17 1 £45,000 -12.19% 2
North West -4 1 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Chester - 1 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -

Facilita Forecast
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) HP
1 9 (81.82%) LoadRunner
1 9 (81.82%) Open Source
2 8 (72.73%) Performance Testing
2 8 (72.73%) JMeter
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
5 4 (36.36%) LoadUI
5 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
5 4 (36.36%) C++
6 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) IIS
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) OOP
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) RUP
6 3 (27.27%) QA
6 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Rational Performance Tester

Facilita Forecast
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (27.27%) IIS
1 3 (27.27%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) LoadRunner
2 8 (72.73%) JMeter
3 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 4 (36.36%) LoadUI
4 3 (27.27%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) WinRunner
5 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
5 2 (18.18%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (18.18%) JUnit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Back Office
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Test Specialist
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Test Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner Tester
2 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
2 3 (27.27%) QA Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Test Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Test Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) GIS
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Open Source
2 8 (72.73%) Performance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) OOP
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) RUP
4 3 (27.27%) Database Tuning
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) API Testing
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Kanban
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Siebel