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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Compuware TestPartner
Rank 886 860 877
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +17
Permanent jobs citing TestPartner 6 36 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.032% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.035% 0.20% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 6 36 9
Average salary £28,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.09% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £36,700
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-49.09% +57.14%

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
17377 18136 16257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.15% 16.20% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14595 14832 13860
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

TestPartner Salary Histogram in the UK

TestPartner
Top 10 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 27 March 2015. 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 -19 6 £28,000 -49.09%
East Midlands +15 3 £25,000 -9.09%
Leicester +14 3 £25,000 -9.09%
Leicestershire +12 3 £25,000 -9.09%
Wiltshire - 2 £57,500 -
Swindon - 2 £57,500 -
South West - 2 £57,500 -
South East -19 1 £30,000 -47.82%
Berkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Reading - 1 £30,000 -

TestPartner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Vista
3 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) System Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Test Management
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) Line Management
6 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Toad
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) XML

TestPartner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Vista
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
1 4 (57.14%) System Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle