The table below looks at the statistics for OpenSTA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenSTA over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenSTA
Rank 879 - 850
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OpenSTA 2 0 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.012% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £59,000
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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
17209 16914 16173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.08% 16.05% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14553 13752 13892
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,770 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

OpenSTA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OpenSTA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

OpenSTA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenSTA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenSTA within the UK.

OpenSTA Salary Trend in the UK

OpenSTA
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenSTA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
England - 2 - -

OpenSTA
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OpenSTA 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 OpenSTA.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Robot
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4

OpenSTA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OpenSTA 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 OpenSTA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Robot
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft