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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compuware TestPartner
Rank 901 841 856
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +15
Permanent jobs citing TestPartner 2 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.021% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.011% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 22 22
Average salary £60,000 £30,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -48.93%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +9.09%

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
18611 16606 17190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.13% 15.22% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15454 14163 14875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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
Top 3 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 20 August 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
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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
Manchester -14 2 £60,000 +114.28% 1
North West -20 2 £60,000 +114.28% 1
England -35 2 £60,000 +100.00% 2

TestPartner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 29 (87.88%) QuickTest Pro
2 25 (75.76%) LoadRunner
2 25 (75.76%) JUnit
2 25 (75.76%) SilkPerformer
2 25 (75.76%) QALoad
2 25 (75.76%) Selenium
2 25 (75.76%) jMock
2 25 (75.76%) EasyMock
3 19 (57.58%) QA
4 18 (54.55%) ISEB
5 15 (45.45%) QMS
5 15 (45.45%) SQL
6 12 (36.36%) Oracle
6 12 (36.36%) ISO 9001
6 12 (36.36%) CMMI
6 12 (36.36%) Oracle Database
6 12 (36.36%) Software Testing
6 12 (36.36%) Automated Testing
7 10 (30.30%) Degree
8 9 (27.27%) Performance Testing
9 8 (24.24%) Automation Testing
9 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
10 5 (15.15%) System Testing
10 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
10 5 (15.15%) Compuware
11 4 (12.12%) HNC
11 4 (12.12%) HND
11 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
11 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (9.09%) Windows 7

TestPartner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (87.88%) QuickTest Pro
2 25 (75.76%) LoadRunner
2 25 (75.76%) JUnit
2 25 (75.76%) EasyMock
2 25 (75.76%) SilkPerformer
2 25 (75.76%) QALoad
2 25 (75.76%) Selenium
2 25 (75.76%) jMock
3 1 (3.03%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (3.03%) Rational Robot
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Test Leader
2 8 (24.24%) Head of Testing
3 4 (12.12%) Tester
3 4 (12.12%) Test Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Software Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) QA Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) QA Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
1 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
1 3 (9.09%) Windows Vista
1 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) QMS
2 12 (36.36%) CMMI
2 12 (36.36%) Automated Testing
2 12 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 9 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Automation Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
5 5 (15.15%) System Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.09%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Project Management
9 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) VBScript
3 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) ISEB
2 10 (30.30%) Degree
3 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (12.12%) HNC
3 4 (12.12%) HND
4 3 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (57.58%) QA
2 12 (36.36%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) Compuware
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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