The table below looks at the statistics for QALoad skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QALoad over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compuware QALoad
Rank - 905 853
Permanent jobs citing QALoad 0 5 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.026%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.027% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 27
Average salary - £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London average salary - £60,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
- +63.26%

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
19258 18753 16238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.35% 16.11% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16382 15541 13831
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

QALoad
Jobs Demand Trend

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

QALoad Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QALoad
Salary Trend

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

QALoad Salary Trend in the UK

QALoad
Top 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing QALoad 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 QALoad.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing

QALoad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing QALoad 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 QALoad. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft