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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compuware QARun
Rank 906 879 914
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +35
Permanent jobs citing QARun 11 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.057% 0.024% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Average salary £39,000 £21,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.71% -20.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £26,200 £30,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £21,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -20.75%
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19458 16579 18370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.04% 14.93% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16031 14110 16206
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 12 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -39 11 £39,000 +85.71% 2
London - 7 £41,500 - 2
South East -13 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £36,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
East Midlands -23 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £35,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Chesterfield - 1 - -

QARun
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (96.43%) QA
2 24 (85.71%) Automated Testing
3 22 (78.57%) WinRunner
4 18 (64.29%) C#
4 18 (64.29%) VB
4 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 18 (64.29%) Windows
4 18 (64.29%) ISEB
5 16 (57.14%) Test Scripting
6 9 (32.14%) ISTQB
6 9 (32.14%) SQL
6 9 (32.14%) Logistics
7 8 (28.57%) Finance
8 6 (21.43%) ISEB Practitioner
8 6 (21.43%) TestDirector
8 6 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (21.43%) SOA
8 6 (21.43%) Toad
8 6 (21.43%) XML
8 6 (21.43%) Client/Server
8 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Web Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Test Management
8 6 (21.43%) System Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
9 3 (10.71%) Magento
9 3 (10.71%) hybris
9 3 (10.71%) Demandware

QARun
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Magento
1 3 (10.71%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (78.57%) WinRunner
2 6 (21.43%) TestDirector
2 6 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (21.43%) Toad
3 3 (10.71%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Analyst
1 27 (96.43%) Test Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Senior Test Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Systems Test Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 16 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 9 (32.14%) Logistics
4 6 (21.43%) SOA
4 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Web Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Test Management
4 6 (21.43%) System Testing
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) ERP
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) C#
1 18 (64.29%) VB
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) ISEB
2 9 (32.14%) ISTQB
3 6 (21.43%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (96.43%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) hybris
2 3 (10.71%) Demandware
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