The first table below looks at the demand for QARun skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QARun over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compuware QARun
Rank 908 870 898
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +28
Permanent jobs citing QARun 3 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.005% 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.016% 0.031% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.24%
UK excluding London average salary - £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19071 16369 16910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.31% 15.08% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16034 13923 14643
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

QARun
Jobs Demand Trend

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

QARun Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QARun
Salary Trend

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

QARun Salary Trend in the UK

QARun
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QARun within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
London -40 3 £37,500 +25.00%
England -42 3 £37,500 +25.00%

QARun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing QARun 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 QARun.

1 15 (100.00%) WinRunner
2 14 (93.33%) QA
3 10 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Retail
4 7 (46.67%) C#
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) VB
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
5 5 (33.33%) ISEB
6 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (26.67%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (26.67%) JIRA
6 4 (26.67%) Magento
6 4 (26.67%) hybris
6 4 (26.67%) Demandware
6 4 (26.67%) MS Office
6 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
6 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
7 3 (20.00%) CRM
7 3 (20.00%) EPoS
7 3 (20.00%) HND
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (13.33%) Selenium
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) ERP

QARun
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing QARun 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 QARun. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
1 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (26.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) WinRunner
2 4 (26.67%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
General
1 7 (46.67%) Retail
2 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
1 11 (73.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
2 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
1 7 (46.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) HND
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (93.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) hybris
1 4 (26.67%) Demandware