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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Neotys NeoLoad
Rank 880 874 844
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -30
Permanent jobs citing NeoLoad 16 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.018% 0.029%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.089% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 32
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,340 £60,000 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £34,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +23.63%

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
17891 16711 16772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.72% 15.08% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15027 14103 14687
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 24 November 2014 within the UK.

NeoLoad Salary Histogram in the UK

NeoLoad
Top 8 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 24 November 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 -12 15 £45,000 -10.00%
South East +11 7 £42,000 +47.36%
High Wycombe - 7 £42,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £42,000 -
London -1 4 £47,500 -19.14%
Leeds -16 3 £60,340 +77.47%
West Yorkshire -18 3 £60,340 +77.47%
Yorkshire -32 3 £60,340 +77.47%

NeoLoad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 22 (62.86%) Performance Testing
2 17 (48.57%) LoadRunner
3 15 (42.86%) JMeter
3 15 (42.86%) Selenium
4 13 (37.14%) Java
5 12 (34.29%) JMS
5 12 (34.29%) HP
5 12 (34.29%) JIRA
6 10 (28.57%) WebLOAD
6 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (28.57%) Open Source
7 9 (25.71%) SoapUI
7 9 (25.71%) Finance
7 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce
8 8 (22.86%) J2EE
8 8 (22.86%) JSP
8 8 (22.86%) Struts
8 8 (22.86%) XML
8 8 (22.86%) Spring
8 8 (22.86%) Statistics
8 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
8 8 (22.86%) Hibernate
8 8 (22.86%) Load Testing
8 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
8 8 (22.86%) Performance Analysis
8 8 (22.86%) Performance Engineering
8 8 (22.86%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (20.00%) Retail

NeoLoad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) DSL
1 4 (11.43%) AMQP
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) LoadRunner
2 15 (42.86%) JMeter
2 15 (42.86%) Selenium
3 12 (34.29%) JIRA
4 10 (28.57%) WebLOAD
5 9 (25.71%) SoapUI
6 4 (11.43%) JUnit
6 4 (11.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
6 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
6 4 (11.43%) Subversion
6 4 (11.43%) Maven
7 2 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (5.71%) LoadUI
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Retail
3 6 (17.14%) Back Office
4 3 (8.57%) Publishing
4 3 (8.57%) Banking
5 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Test Leader
2 9 (25.71%) Performance Test Leader
2 9 (25.71%) Performance Test Manager
2 9 (25.71%) Tester
2 9 (25.71%) Test Manager
2 9 (25.71%) Performance Tester
2 9 (25.71%) Performance Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Non-Functional Tester
4 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) JMS
2 8 (22.86%) J2EE
2 8 (22.86%) JSP
2 8 (22.86%) Struts
2 8 (22.86%) XML
2 8 (22.86%) Hibernate
2 8 (22.86%) Spring
3 4 (11.43%) XMPP
3 4 (11.43%) Velocity
3 4 (11.43%) Middleware
3 4 (11.43%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Open Source
2 8 (22.86%) Statistics
3 5 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Performance Testing
2 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) E-Commerce
4 8 (22.86%) Load Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Load Balancing
4 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
4 8 (22.86%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (22.86%) Performance Engineering
4 8 (22.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (20.00%) Business Development
5 7 (20.00%) Benchmarking
6 6 (17.14%) Quality Management
6 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Software Architecture
7 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 5 (14.29%) Time Management
8 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.43%) BDD
8 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.43%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) C++
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) VB
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) HP
2 5 (14.29%) SOASTA, Inc
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) SAP