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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Neotys NeoLoad
Rank 892 890 856
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -34
Permanent jobs citing NeoLoad 7 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.014% 0.019%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.040% 0.089% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 21
Average salary £41,500 £53,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.79% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £47,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 - £27,500

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
17699 16771 17337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.92% 15.39% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14972 13961 15242
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

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 22 December 2014 within the UK.

NeoLoad Salary Histogram in the UK

NeoLoad
Top 7 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 22 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 -12 7 £41,500 -22.79% 1
London -14 4 £55,000 +2.32%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £40,750 -
South East - 2 £40,750 -
High Wycombe - 2 £40,750 -
South West - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -

NeoLoad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 20 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 16 (50.00%) Java
3 15 (46.88%) JMeter
3 15 (46.88%) JIRA
4 14 (43.75%) JMS
5 12 (37.50%) LoadRunner
5 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (37.50%) Selenium
6 11 (34.38%) WebLOAD
6 11 (34.38%) SoapUI
7 9 (28.13%) Open Source
7 9 (28.13%) Benchmarking
7 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
7 9 (28.13%) HP
8 8 (25.00%) JSP
8 8 (25.00%) Struts
8 8 (25.00%) XML
8 8 (25.00%) J2EE
8 8 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 8 (25.00%) Spring
8 8 (25.00%) Load Testing
8 8 (25.00%) QA
8 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
8 8 (25.00%) Statistics
8 8 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
8 8 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
9 7 (21.88%) Performance Engineering
9 7 (21.88%) .NET
10 6 (18.75%) C++

NeoLoad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) DSL
1 6 (18.75%) AMQP
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) JIRA
1 15 (46.88%) JMeter
2 12 (37.50%) Selenium
2 12 (37.50%) LoadRunner
3 11 (34.38%) WebLOAD
3 11 (34.38%) SoapUI
4 6 (18.75%) Subversion
4 6 (18.75%) Maven
4 6 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
4 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
4 6 (18.75%) JUnit
5 2 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (6.25%) LoadUI
6 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Publishing
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Back Office
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Tester
1 9 (28.13%) Performance Tester
1 9 (28.13%) Test Leader
2 8 (25.00%) Performance Test Leader
3 4 (12.50%) Performance Test Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Performance Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Non-Functional Tester
4 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) JMS
2 8 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 8 (25.00%) Spring
2 8 (25.00%) J2EE
2 8 (25.00%) JSP
2 8 (25.00%) Struts
2 8 (25.00%) XML
3 7 (21.88%) .NET
4 6 (18.75%) XMPP
4 6 (18.75%) Velocity
4 6 (18.75%) Middleware
5 2 (6.25%) SOAP
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.13%) Web Services
6 1 (3.13%) WinForms
6 1 (3.13%) WCF
6 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Open Source
2 8 (25.00%) Statistics
3 5 (15.63%) Mathematics
3 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
4 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) Benchmarking
3 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
4 8 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 8 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (21.88%) Performance Engineering
5 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
6 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (18.75%) BDD
6 6 (18.75%) Release Management
6 6 (18.75%) SOA
6 6 (18.75%) Project Planning
6 6 (18.75%) TDD
6 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 5 (15.63%) Quality Management
7 5 (15.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) C++
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) VB
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) HP
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) SOASTA, Inc
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