The table below looks at the statistics for TestPartner skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TestPartner over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compuware TestPartner
Rank 899 842 871
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +29
Permanent jobs citing TestPartner 5 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.018% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.027% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 11
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £30,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -11.11%

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
18390 15971 16857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.10% 15.19% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15178 13572 14543
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

TestPartner
Jobs Demand Trend

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

TestPartner Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TestPartner
Salary Trend

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

TestPartner Salary Trend in the UK

TestPartner
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TestPartner over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 within the UK.

TestPartner Salary Histogram in the UK

TestPartner
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TestPartner within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 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
England -59 5 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Manchester -12 4 £60,000 +114.28%
North West -18 4 £60,000 +114.28% 1
City of London -5 1 £39,000 -35.00%
London -39 1 £39,000 -35.00%

TestPartner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing TestPartner 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 TestPartner.

1 20 (83.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 18 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 18 (75.00%) JUnit
2 18 (75.00%) SilkPerformer
2 18 (75.00%) QALoad
2 18 (75.00%) Selenium
2 18 (75.00%) jMock
2 18 (75.00%) EasyMock
3 17 (70.83%) QA
4 14 (58.33%) QMS
5 13 (54.17%) ISEB
6 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
6 11 (45.83%) Software Testing
7 9 (37.50%) SQL
8 8 (33.33%) Oracle
8 8 (33.33%) ISO 9001
8 8 (33.33%) CMMI
8 8 (33.33%) Automation Testing
8 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
8 8 (33.33%) Manual Testing
9 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
9 6 (25.00%) Coaching
10 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 4 (16.67%) Degree
10 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (16.67%) Finance
10 4 (16.67%) Compuware
11 3 (12.50%) HNC
11 3 (12.50%) HND
11 3 (12.50%) Line Management

TestPartner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing TestPartner 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 TestPartner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (83.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 18 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 18 (75.00%) JUnit
2 18 (75.00%) SilkPerformer
2 18 (75.00%) QALoad
2 18 (75.00%) Selenium
2 18 (75.00%) jMock
2 18 (75.00%) EasyMock
3 1 (4.17%) Rational Robot
3 1 (4.17%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Test Leader
2 8 (33.33%) Head of Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Tester
4 2 (8.33%) QA Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) QMS
2 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
2 11 (45.83%) Software Testing
3 8 (33.33%) CMMI
3 8 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Coaching
5 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.50%) Line Management
6 3 (12.50%) System Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.17%) Migration
8 1 (4.17%) Scrum
8 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VBScript
2 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) ISEB
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (12.50%) HNC
3 3 (12.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (70.83%) QA
2 8 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Compuware
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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