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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Neotys NeoLoad
Rank 901 923 924
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Permanent jobs citing NeoLoad 34 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.013% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.081% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 13
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,900 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 -
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -

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
18157 17267 16963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.93% 16.22% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15596 14649 13866
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016 within the UK.

NeoLoad Salary Histogram in the UK

NeoLoad
Top 15 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 10 February 2016. 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 +41 34 £42,500 -0.58%
West Yorkshire - 18 £41,500 -
Yorkshire - 18 £41,500 -
Leeds - 18 £41,500 -
West Midlands - 9 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 5 £42,500 -
London +5 3 £52,500 +31.25%
Solihull - 3 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire +1 2 - -
Gloucester -1 2 - -
South West -15 2 - -
East of England - 2 £24,500 -
Harrow - 2 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £24,500 -
Watford - 2 £24,500 -

NeoLoad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 56 (83.58%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (67.16%) QA
3 43 (64.18%) JMeter
4 33 (49.25%) Java
5 30 (44.78%) Mentoring
6 29 (43.28%) Web Services
6 29 (43.28%) Cucumber
7 27 (40.30%) Performance Testing
8 26 (38.81%) BDD
9 24 (35.82%) TDD
10 23 (34.33%) Linux
10 23 (34.33%) Stress Testing
11 19 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (26.87%) XML
13 17 (25.37%) Test Scripting
13 17 (25.37%) QA Automation
14 15 (22.39%) Load Testing
15 14 (20.90%) Scrum
15 14 (20.90%) Defect Management
16 13 (19.40%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (17.91%) ISTQB
17 12 (17.91%) LoadRunner
18 11 (16.42%) ISEB
18 11 (16.42%) SQL
18 11 (16.42%) Apache Flex
18 11 (16.42%) Selenium
19 10 (14.93%) Risk Analysis
19 10 (14.93%) Test Management
19 10 (14.93%) JUnit
19 10 (14.93%) Test Strategy

NeoLoad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (7.46%) IIS
1 5 (7.46%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.99%) Node.js
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.48%) DNS
3 1 (1.49%) AMQP
3 1 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (64.18%) JMeter
2 29 (43.28%) Cucumber
3 12 (17.91%) LoadRunner
4 11 (16.42%) Selenium
5 10 (14.93%) JUnit
6 8 (11.94%) JIRA
7 7 (10.45%) Appium
7 7 (10.45%) JBehave
7 7 (10.45%) SpecFlow
7 7 (10.45%) TestNG
7 7 (10.45%) WebDriver
8 6 (8.96%) WebLOAD
9 5 (7.46%) Gatling
9 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.49%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.49%) LoadUI
10 1 (1.49%) Subversion
10 1 (1.49%) The Grinder
10 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (13.43%) Games
2 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Tester
2 14 (20.90%) Test Leader
3 13 (19.40%) Analyst
4 12 (17.91%) Automation Engineer
4 12 (17.91%) Performance Tester
4 12 (17.91%) Test Analyst
5 8 (11.94%) Automation Tester
5 8 (11.94%) QA Automation Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) QA Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Performance Test Leader
6 7 (10.45%) QA Automation Tester
6 7 (10.45%) QA Leader
6 7 (10.45%) QA Tester
7 4 (5.97%) Agile Tester
7 4 (5.97%) Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Performance Consultant
7 4 (5.97%) Senior QA Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) SOA Tester
8 3 (4.48%) Senior QA Tester
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.28%) Web Services
2 18 (26.87%) XML
3 11 (16.42%) Apache Flex
4 5 (7.46%) .NET
4 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.46%) SOAP
4 5 (7.46%) WCF
4 5 (7.46%) WinForms
4 5 (7.46%) WPF
5 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.99%) CSS
5 2 (2.99%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.99%) HTML
5 2 (2.99%) J2EE
5 2 (2.99%) jQuery
5 2 (2.99%) JSON
5 2 (2.99%) REST
5 2 (2.99%) Spring
6 1 (1.49%) JMS
6 1 (1.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.99%) Cybercrime
3 2 (2.99%) NHS
3 2 (2.99%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.33%) Linux
2 6 (8.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (83.58%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.78%) Mentoring
3 27 (40.30%) Performance Testing
4 26 (38.81%) BDD
5 24 (35.82%) TDD
6 23 (34.33%) Stress Testing
7 17 (25.37%) QA Automation
7 17 (25.37%) Test Scripting
8 15 (22.39%) Load Testing
9 14 (20.90%) Defect Management
9 14 (20.90%) Scrum
10 13 (19.40%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (14.93%) Risk Analysis
11 10 (14.93%) Test Management
11 10 (14.93%) Test Planning
11 10 (14.93%) Test Strategy
12 9 (13.43%) Non-Functional Testing
12 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
13 8 (11.94%) Automated Testing
13 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) Java
2 11 (16.42%) SQL
3 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.45%) C#
5 6 (8.96%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.97%) Python
6 4 (5.97%) Scala
7 3 (4.48%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) ISTQB
2 11 (16.42%) ISEB
3 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
4 7 (10.45%) DV Cleared
4 7 (10.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.48%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (67.16%) QA
2 8 (11.94%) SDET
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.49%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.49%) Nagios
2 1 (1.49%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) Dynatrace
1 5 (7.46%) New Relic
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle
2 3 (4.48%) HP
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.99%) Telerik
4 1 (1.49%) Terracotta