The table below looks at the statistics for VectorCAST skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VectorCAST over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Vector Software VectorCAST
Rank 874 861 874
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Permanent jobs citing VectorCAST 5 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.011% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.030% 0.066% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 4
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -

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
16946 16543 16928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.08% 15.95% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14360 13567 14783
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

VectorCAST
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VectorCAST Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VectorCAST
Salary Trend

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

VectorCAST Salary Trend in the UK

VectorCAST
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VectorCAST within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 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 -4 5 £40,000 -8.57% 1
West Midlands - 4 £40,000 - 1
Redditch - 3 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £40,000 -
South East - 1 £37,500 -
Worthing - 1 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £35,000 -

VectorCAST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VectorCAST 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 VectorCAST.

1 12 (92.31%) C
2 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
3 10 (76.92%) Automotive
3 10 (76.92%) Embedded C
4 9 (69.23%) C++
4 9 (69.23%) MKS
4 9 (69.23%) Subversion
4 9 (69.23%) Fujitsu
5 6 (46.15%) Embedded C++
6 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
7 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) Validation
7 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
7 3 (23.08%) ISEB
8 2 (15.38%) IBM
8 2 (15.38%) C#
8 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
8 2 (15.38%) Windows
8 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 2 (15.38%) LabVIEW
8 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Degree
8 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
9 1 (7.69%) MSTest
9 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server

VectorCAST
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VectorCAST 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 VectorCAST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) LabVIEW
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) MSTest
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 10 (76.92%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Software Engineer
2 9 (69.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Test Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Stress Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C
2 10 (76.92%) Embedded C
3 9 (69.23%) C++
4 6 (46.15%) Embedded C++
5 2 (15.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) MKS
1 9 (69.23%) Fujitsu
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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