The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Compuware QARun
Rank 949 937 933
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing QARun 2 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.011% 0.024% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 14
Average salary £42,000 £35,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.30% -8.97%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £35,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+18.30% -8.97%

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
18161 16965 16576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.89% 16.23% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15618 14382 13600
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 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 5 February 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
(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
England +6 2 £42,000 +18.30%
South East -7 2 £42,000 +16.66%
Oxfordshire - 2 £42,000 -

QARun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (60.00%) TestDirector
3 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (60.00%) VB
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) Test Management
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) V-Model
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB

QARun
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) WinRunner
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (60.00%) TestDirector
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (20.00%) TestPartner
4 1 (20.00%) Toad
4 1 (20.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Product Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) V-Model
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle