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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Neotys NeoLoad
Rank 866 880 878
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Permanent jobs citing NeoLoad 12 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.013% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.070% 0.080% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 7
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 - £42,500

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
17100 16352 16726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.15% 15.94% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14503 13422 14587
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £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 30 January 2015 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 30 January 2015. 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 -6 11 £42,750 -14.50% 4
London -7 6 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Gloucestershire - 5 £42,750 -
South West - 5 £42,750 -
City of London +1 1 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Edinburgh - 1 £65,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £41,500 -
Scotland - 1 £65,000 -

NeoLoad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 24 (70.59%) Performance Testing
2 22 (64.71%) Java
3 19 (55.88%) JMeter
3 19 (55.88%) JIRA
4 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (41.18%) JMS
6 12 (35.29%) .NET
7 11 (32.35%) SQL
7 11 (32.35%) WebLOAD
8 10 (29.41%) Mentoring
8 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
9 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
9 9 (26.47%) SoapUI
9 9 (26.47%) Selenium
10 8 (23.53%) QA
10 8 (23.53%) Load Balancing
10 8 (23.53%) Statistics
10 8 (23.53%) Load Testing
10 8 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (23.53%) JSP
10 8 (23.53%) Struts
10 8 (23.53%) XML
10 8 (23.53%) J2EE
10 8 (23.53%) C#
10 8 (23.53%) Hibernate
10 8 (23.53%) Spring
10 8 (23.53%) LoadRunner
11 7 (20.59%) Benchmarking
11 7 (20.59%) Oracle

NeoLoad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
2 6 (17.65%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) AMQP
1 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
1 6 (17.65%) DSL
2 5 (14.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (55.88%) JMeter
1 19 (55.88%) JIRA
2 11 (32.35%) WebLOAD
3 9 (26.47%) SoapUI
3 9 (26.47%) Selenium
4 8 (23.53%) LoadRunner
5 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
6 6 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (17.65%) Subversion
6 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
6 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
6 6 (17.65%) JUnit
6 6 (17.65%) Maven
7 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.94%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (2.94%) LoadUI
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Publishing
4 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Tester
2 10 (29.41%) Performance Tester
3 8 (23.53%) Test Leader
4 7 (20.59%) Performance Test Leader
5 6 (17.65%) Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Test Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Performance Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) Test Manager
9 2 (5.88%) Performance Test Manager
9 2 (5.88%) Performance Manager
10 1 (2.94%) Software Tester
10 1 (2.94%) Test Engineer
10 1 (2.94%) Junior Tester
10 1 (2.94%) Junior
10 1 (2.94%) Performance Analyst
10 1 (2.94%) Non-Functional Tester
10 1 (2.94%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) JMS
2 12 (35.29%) .NET
3 8 (23.53%) JSP
3 8 (23.53%) Struts
3 8 (23.53%) XML
3 8 (23.53%) J2EE
3 8 (23.53%) Hibernate
3 8 (23.53%) Spring
4 6 (17.65%) WCF
4 6 (17.65%) WPF
4 6 (17.65%) XMPP
4 6 (17.65%) Velocity
4 6 (17.65%) Web Services
4 6 (17.65%) SOAP
4 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 6 (17.65%) Middleware
4 6 (17.65%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Statistics
2 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.59%) Open Source
3 5 (14.71%) Visualisation
3 5 (14.71%) Mathematics
3 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Performance Testing
2 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (29.41%) Mentoring
4 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
5 8 (23.53%) Load Balancing
5 8 (23.53%) Load Testing
5 8 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
5 8 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (20.59%) Benchmarking
6 7 (20.59%) Performance Engineering
7 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (17.65%) Release Management
7 6 (17.65%) Project Planning
7 6 (17.65%) BDD
7 6 (17.65%) SOA
7 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 6 (17.65%) TDD
7 6 (17.65%) Scrum
8 5 (14.71%) Quality Management
8 5 (14.71%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) C#
4 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
5 6 (17.65%) C++
5 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.82%) C
7 1 (2.94%) VB
7 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) Degree
3 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.94%) ISEB
6 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
1 7 (20.59%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) SAP
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