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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Neotys NeoLoad
Rank 878 849 869
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +20
Permanent jobs citing NeoLoad 21 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.023% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 19
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £46,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,340 £57,500 £51,600
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £37,500 -
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -

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
18734 16222 17027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.10% 15.25% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15523 13820 14720
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 £62,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -38 21 £60,000 +33.33%
London -7 9 £35,000 -30.00%
Birmingham - 5 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £60,000 -
Leeds -31 3 £60,340 +60.90%
West Yorkshire -41 3 £60,340 +60.90%
Yorkshire -48 3 £60,340 +60.90%
City of London -3 2 £35,000 -39.13%
South East -19 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £37,500 -
High Wycombe - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £37,500 -
East of England - 2 £37,500 -

NeoLoad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 26 (66.67%) Selenium
1 26 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 23 (58.97%) HP
3 19 (48.72%) SC Cleared
3 19 (48.72%) Security Cleared
4 18 (46.15%) Retail
4 18 (46.15%) Back Office
4 18 (46.15%) Finance
5 14 (35.90%) JMeter
5 14 (35.90%) Business Development
6 12 (30.77%) Test Strategy
7 11 (28.21%) WebLOAD
8 10 (25.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (25.64%) Open Source
8 10 (25.64%) Oracle
8 10 (25.64%) SOASTA, Inc
9 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
10 8 (20.51%) Software Architecture
10 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
10 8 (20.51%) Quality Management
10 8 (20.51%) Performance Engineering
11 7 (17.95%) SoapUI
12 6 (15.38%) JIRA
13 5 (12.82%) Java
13 5 (12.82%) JMS
13 5 (12.82%) Benchmarking
14 4 (10.26%) QA
15 3 (7.69%) Velocity
15 3 (7.69%) Release Management

NeoLoad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) DSL
1 3 (7.69%) AMQP
Development Applications
1 26 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 26 (66.67%) Selenium
2 14 (35.90%) JMeter
3 11 (28.21%) WebLOAD
4 7 (17.95%) SoapUI
5 6 (15.38%) JIRA
6 3 (7.69%) JUnit
6 3 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.69%) Subversion
6 3 (7.69%) Maven
7 2 (5.13%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (5.13%) LoadUI
General
1 18 (46.15%) Back Office
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
1 18 (46.15%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Test Manager
1 14 (35.90%) Performance Manager
1 14 (35.90%) Performance Test Manager
2 10 (25.64%) Test Leader
2 10 (25.64%) Performance Test Leader
2 10 (25.64%) Performance Tester
2 10 (25.64%) Tester
3 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Non-Functional Tester
3 2 (5.13%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Analyst
4 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) JMS
2 3 (7.69%) Middleware
2 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) XMPP
2 3 (7.69%) Velocity
3 2 (5.13%) J2EE
3 2 (5.13%) JSP
3 2 (5.13%) Struts
3 2 (5.13%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Open Source
2 2 (5.13%) Statistics
2 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 14 (35.90%) Business Development
3 12 (30.77%) Test Strategy
4 10 (25.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 8 (20.51%) Quality Management
6 8 (20.51%) Performance Engineering
6 8 (20.51%) Software Architecture
7 5 (12.82%) Benchmarking
8 3 (7.69%) Release Management
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.69%) SOA
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.69%) TDD
8 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 3 (7.69%) BDD
9 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (5.13%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) Java
2 3 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) SC Cleared
1 19 (48.72%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) HP
2 10 (25.64%) SOASTA, Inc
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) SAP