The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Neotys NeoLoad
Rank 859 856 866
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing NeoLoad 22 14 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.013% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.086% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 25
Average salary £60,000 £38,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.83% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,750 £40,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,340 £57,500 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -5.06%
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18956 16347 16914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.28% 15.08% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15933 13906 14645
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 1 August 2014 within the UK.

NeoLoad Salary Histogram in the UK

NeoLoad
Top 11 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 1 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 -51 22 £60,000 +54.83% 3
London -26 9 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Birmingham - 6 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £60,000 -
Yorkshire -29 5 £60,340 +60.90%
Leeds -34 5 £60,340 +60.90%
West Yorkshire -44 5 £60,340 +60.90%
Cambridge - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £37,500 -
East of England - 2 £37,500 -
City of London -9 1 £35,000 -39.13% 1

NeoLoad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 33 (82.50%) LoadRunner
1 33 (82.50%) Selenium
2 30 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 30 (75.00%) HP
3 27 (67.50%) SC Cleared
3 27 (67.50%) Security Cleared
4 26 (65.00%) Back Office
4 26 (65.00%) Retail
4 26 (65.00%) Finance
5 18 (45.00%) Business Development
6 12 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 12 (30.00%) Test Strategy
7 10 (25.00%) JMeter
7 10 (25.00%) Oracle
7 10 (25.00%) SOASTA, Inc
7 10 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (17.50%) WebLOAD
8 7 (17.50%) Open Source
9 5 (12.50%) Software Architecture
9 5 (12.50%) SoapUI
9 5 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
9 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 5 (12.50%) Quality Management
10 4 (10.00%) Benchmarking
11 3 (7.50%) JIRA
12 2 (5.00%) QA
12 2 (5.00%) Velocity
12 2 (5.00%) Release Management
12 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration

NeoLoad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) AMQP
1 2 (5.00%) DSL
Development Applications
1 33 (82.50%) LoadRunner
1 33 (82.50%) Selenium
2 10 (25.00%) JMeter
3 7 (17.50%) WebLOAD
4 5 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 3 (7.50%) JIRA
6 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.00%) LoadUI
6 2 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (5.00%) JUnit
6 2 (5.00%) Subversion
6 2 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 26 (65.00%) Back Office
1 26 (65.00%) Retail
1 26 (65.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Performance Manager
1 18 (45.00%) Test Manager
1 18 (45.00%) Performance Test Manager
2 12 (30.00%) Tester
2 12 (30.00%) Performance Tester
3 7 (17.50%) Test Leader
3 7 (17.50%) Performance Test Leader
4 2 (5.00%) Non-Functional Tester
4 2 (5.00%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Velocity
1 2 (5.00%) Middleware
1 2 (5.00%) JMS
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
1 2 (5.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 18 (45.00%) Business Development
3 12 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 12 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 10 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 5 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
5 5 (12.50%) Quality Management
6 4 (10.00%) Benchmarking
7 2 (5.00%) Release Management
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.00%) BDD
7 2 (5.00%) SOA
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.00%) TDD
7 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
7 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.50%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C++
1 2 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (67.50%) SC Cleared
1 27 (67.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) HP
2 10 (25.00%) Oracle
2 10 (25.00%) SOASTA, Inc
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Dunnhumby
Posted: 13 days ago
London
The Test People
Salary: 15% Bonus, flexible working, ongoing training and development budget &
Posted: 24 days ago