The table below looks at the statistics for NeoLoad skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NeoLoad over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Neotys NeoLoad
Rank 864 847 878
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +31
Permanent jobs citing NeoLoad 23 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.024% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 22
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,340 £58,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £36,250 -
% change year-on-year
+65.51% -

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
18353 16174 17058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.09% 15.21% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15118 13753 14729
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 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

NeoLoad
Jobs Demand Trend

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

NeoLoad Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NeoLoad
Salary Trend

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

NeoLoad Salary Trend in the UK

NeoLoad
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NeoLoad over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 within the UK.

NeoLoad Salary Histogram in the UK

NeoLoad
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NeoLoad within the UK over the 3 months to 16 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 -23 23 £45,000 - 1
London -21 9 £35,000 -30.00%
West Yorkshire -31 5 £60,340 +66.45%
Leeds -32 5 £60,340 +66.45%
Yorkshire -40 5 £60,340 +66.45%
South East -19 4 £43,750 +15.13%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £43,750 -
High Wycombe - 4 £43,750 -
City of London -2 2 £35,000 -39.13%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £37,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £60,000 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £60,000 - 1
East of England - 2 £37,500 -

NeoLoad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing NeoLoad 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 NeoLoad.

1 28 (62.22%) LoadRunner
1 28 (62.22%) Performance Testing
2 26 (57.78%) Selenium
3 23 (51.11%) HP
4 19 (42.22%) Finance
4 19 (42.22%) SC Cleared
4 19 (42.22%) Security Cleared
4 19 (42.22%) Retail
5 18 (40.00%) Back Office
5 18 (40.00%) JMeter
6 14 (31.11%) Business Development
7 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (28.89%) WebLOAD
7 13 (28.89%) Open Source
8 12 (26.67%) Test Strategy
9 11 (24.44%) Performance Engineering
10 10 (22.22%) SOASTA, Inc
10 10 (22.22%) Software Architecture
10 10 (22.22%) Quality Management
10 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 10 (22.22%) Oracle
10 10 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
11 8 (17.78%) JIRA
11 8 (17.78%) Java
11 8 (17.78%) SoapUI
12 7 (15.56%) JMS
13 6 (13.33%) Benchmarking
14 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
14 5 (11.11%) QA

NeoLoad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing NeoLoad 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 NeoLoad. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) DSL
1 3 (6.67%) AMQP
Development Applications
1 28 (62.22%) LoadRunner
2 26 (57.78%) Selenium
3 18 (40.00%) JMeter
4 13 (28.89%) WebLOAD
5 8 (17.78%) JIRA
5 8 (17.78%) SoapUI
6 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.67%) JUnit
6 3 (6.67%) Maven
6 3 (6.67%) Subversion
6 3 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (4.44%) LoadUI
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
1 19 (42.22%) Retail
2 18 (40.00%) Back Office
3 3 (6.67%) Publishing
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 15 (33.33%) Performance Manager
1 15 (33.33%) Performance Test Manager
2 13 (28.89%) Test Leader
2 13 (28.89%) Performance Test Leader
3 12 (26.67%) Performance Tester
3 12 (26.67%) Tester
4 3 (6.67%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (2.22%) Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) JMS
2 4 (8.89%) Spring
2 4 (8.89%) JSP
2 4 (8.89%) Struts
2 4 (8.89%) XML
2 4 (8.89%) J2EE
2 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
3 3 (6.67%) .NET
3 3 (6.67%) Middleware
3 3 (6.67%) XMPP
3 3 (6.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Open Source
2 4 (8.89%) Mathematics
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Statistics
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Performance Testing
2 14 (31.11%) Business Development
3 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (26.67%) Test Strategy
5 11 (24.44%) Performance Engineering
6 10 (22.22%) Software Architecture
6 10 (22.22%) Quality Management
6 10 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 6 (13.33%) Benchmarking
8 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 4 (8.89%) Load Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
9 4 (8.89%) Time Management
9 4 (8.89%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.67%) BDD
10 3 (6.67%) Scrum
10 3 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) SC Cleared
1 19 (42.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) HP
2 10 (22.22%) SOASTA, Inc
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
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