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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Neotys NeoLoad
Rank 901 856 871
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +15
Permanent jobs citing NeoLoad 18 18 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.016% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.093% 0.11% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 36
Average salary £53,750 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £34,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £35,750 £46,750
% change year-on-year
+67.83% -23.52%
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19452 16521 18371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.06% 14.86% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16014 14038 16207
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 17 April 2014 within the UK.

NeoLoad Salary Histogram in the UK

NeoLoad
Top 5 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -30 18 £53,750 +26.47%
London -44 15 £47,500 +5.55%
Birmingham - 3 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £60,000 -
City of London -16 2 £42,500 -17.07%

NeoLoad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (91.18%) Selenium
2 29 (85.29%) LoadRunner
3 25 (73.53%) Performance Testing
4 18 (52.94%) QA
5 16 (47.06%) Finance
5 16 (47.06%) Test Scripting
6 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
6 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
6 15 (44.12%) TestNG
6 15 (44.12%) Back Office
6 15 (44.12%) Java
6 15 (44.12%) JUnit
6 15 (44.12%) HP
6 15 (44.12%) WebLOAD
6 15 (44.12%) Retail
7 11 (32.35%) Automation Testing
8 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
8 10 (29.41%) .NET
8 10 (29.41%) HTML
8 10 (29.41%) JMeter
9 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 8 (23.53%) Business Development
9 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
10 7 (20.59%) WebDriver
10 7 (20.59%) Concordion
10 7 (20.59%) SoapUI
10 7 (20.59%) Games
10 7 (20.59%) Cactus
10 7 (20.59%) Perl

NeoLoad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (91.18%) Selenium
2 29 (85.29%) LoadRunner
3 15 (44.12%) JUnit
3 15 (44.12%) WebLOAD
3 15 (44.12%) TestNG
4 10 (29.41%) JMeter
5 7 (20.59%) Cactus
5 7 (20.59%) WebDriver
5 7 (20.59%) SoapUI
5 7 (20.59%) Concordion
6 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
7 4 (11.76%) Subversion
7 4 (11.76%) JIRA
7 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
7 4 (11.76%) Bugzilla
8 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
8 3 (8.82%) EasyMock
8 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
8 3 (8.82%) jMock
8 3 (8.82%) JBehave
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 15 (44.12%) Back Office
2 15 (44.12%) Retail
3 7 (20.59%) Games
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) QA Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Senior QA Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Performance Manager
2 8 (23.53%) Performance Test Manager
2 8 (23.53%) Tester
2 8 (23.53%) Test Manager
3 7 (20.59%) Performance Tester
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.94%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) HTML
1 10 (29.41%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) Spring
2 4 (11.76%) iBATIS
2 4 (11.76%) Spring MVC
3 3 (8.82%) PowerMock
3 3 (8.82%) Gherkin
3 3 (8.82%) XHTML
4 2 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Android
1 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
2 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Performance Testing
2 16 (47.06%) Test Scripting
3 11 (32.35%) Automation Testing
4 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
5 8 (23.53%) Business Development
5 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.76%) TDD
7 4 (11.76%) Pair Programming
7 4 (11.76%) MVC
7 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.82%) Compatibility Testing
8 3 (8.82%) BDD
9 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.94%) Information Security Management
10 1 (2.94%) Security Management
10 1 (2.94%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.59%) Perl
3 7 (20.59%) C++
3 7 (20.59%) Python
4 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
5 3 (8.82%) Ruby
5 3 (8.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
1 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (52.94%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) HP
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Xamarin
3 3 (8.82%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Telerik