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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compuware QALoad
Rank - 895 873
Permanent jobs citing QALoad 0 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.060% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 5
Average salary - £42,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.81%
UK excluding London average salary - £42,500 -

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
17699 16771 17337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.92% 15.39% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14972 13961 15242
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (83.33%) LoadRunner
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (83.33%) QA
1 5 (83.33%) Automation Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) jMock
2 4 (66.67%) TestPartner
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) SilkPerformer
2 4 (66.67%) EasyMock
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) QMS
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) JUnit
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) SAP HANA
4 1 (16.67%) V-Model
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE

QALoad
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (83.33%) LoadRunner
2 4 (66.67%) TestPartner
2 4 (66.67%) SilkPerformer
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) jMock
2 4 (66.67%) EasyMock
2 4 (66.67%) JUnit
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Head of Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Automation Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) QMS
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) V-Model
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) HP