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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenSTA
Rank 896 - 881
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OpenSTA 4 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.022% - 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £55,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary - - £37,500

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
18070 19415 16567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.24% 16.03% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15180 15997 14093
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 5 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 21 April 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
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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 - 4 £55,000 - 1
London - 2 £55,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £55,000 - 1

OpenSTA
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) GSM
2 2 (50.00%) PSTN
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (50.00%) Rational Robot
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) V-Model
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management

OpenSTA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) GSM
1 2 (50.00%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (50.00%) Rational Robot
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) V-Model
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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