The table below looks at the statistics for OpenSTA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenSTA over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenSTA
Rank 887 961 -
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -
Permanent jobs citing OpenSTA 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.002% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.017% 0.010% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £60,000 £51,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.07% -
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 - -

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
17670 19299 18341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.80% 17.74% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15285 16439 15121
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OpenSTA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing OpenSTA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OpenSTA over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 within the UK.

OpenSTA Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenSTA
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenSTA within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +57 3 £60,000 +17.07%
London +61 2 £60,000 +17.07%
Yorkshire - 1 £33,000 -
Bradford - 1 £33,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £33,000 -

OpenSTA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing OpenSTA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for OpenSTA.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) NeoLoad
2 2 (66.67%) LoadUI
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) WebLOAD
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services

OpenSTA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) LoadUI
2 2 (66.67%) NeoLoad
2 2 (66.67%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) WebLOAD
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) MSTest
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Robot
3 1 (33.33%) RIATest
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Financial Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Web Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Web Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft