The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Compuware TestPartner
Rank 879 838 872
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +34
Permanent jobs citing TestPartner 2 32 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.030% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.011% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 32 21
Average salary £70,000 £30,000 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+133.33% -49.15%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £30,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -11.11%
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18956 16347 16914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.28% 15.08% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15933 13906 14645
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £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% -

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 8 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 1 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
England -89 2 £70,000 +133.33%
Altrincham +2 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Surrey -8 1 £70,000 +133.33%
North West -14 1 £60,000 +114.28%
Manchester -14 1 £60,000 +114.28%
Redhill -15 1 £70,000 +60.00%
South East -15 1 £70,000 +133.33%
Guildford - 1 £70,000 -

TestPartner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 35 (89.74%) QuickTest Pro
2 29 (74.36%) LoadRunner
2 29 (74.36%) JUnit
2 29 (74.36%) SilkPerformer
2 29 (74.36%) QALoad
2 29 (74.36%) Selenium
2 29 (74.36%) jMock
2 29 (74.36%) EasyMock
3 21 (53.85%) SQL
3 21 (53.85%) ISEB
4 20 (51.28%) QA
5 19 (48.72%) QMS
6 16 (41.03%) Oracle Database
6 16 (41.03%) CMMI
6 16 (41.03%) Oracle
6 16 (41.03%) ISO 9001
7 14 (35.90%) Degree
8 13 (33.33%) Performance Testing
9 12 (30.77%) Software Testing
9 12 (30.77%) Automated Testing
10 8 (20.51%) Automation Testing
10 8 (20.51%) Manual Testing
11 7 (17.95%) System Testing
12 6 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
12 6 (15.38%) ISTQB
13 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
13 5 (12.82%) Compuware
13 5 (12.82%) Windows
14 4 (10.26%) HNC
14 4 (10.26%) HND

TestPartner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 16 (41.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (89.74%) QuickTest Pro
2 29 (74.36%) LoadRunner
2 29 (74.36%) JUnit
2 29 (74.36%) SilkPerformer
2 29 (74.36%) QALoad
2 29 (74.36%) Selenium
2 29 (74.36%) jMock
2 29 (74.36%) EasyMock
3 1 (2.56%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (2.56%) Rational Robot
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Test Leader
2 8 (20.51%) Head of Testing
2 8 (20.51%) Test Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Tester
4 4 (10.26%) Software Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) QA Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Vista
2 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) QMS
2 16 (41.03%) CMMI
3 13 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 12 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 12 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 8 (20.51%) Automation Testing
5 8 (20.51%) Manual Testing
6 7 (17.95%) System Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
8 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
9 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Project Management
9 2 (5.13%) Load Testing
10 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) VBScript
3 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) ISEB
2 14 (35.90%) Degree
3 6 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
3 6 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 4 (10.26%) HNC
4 4 (10.26%) HND
4 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (51.28%) QA
2 16 (41.03%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) Compuware
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft