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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Vector Software VectorCAST
Rank 879 885 892
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing VectorCAST 7 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.015% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.040% 0.10% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 5
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

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
17679 16693 17177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.75% 15.07% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14880 14087 15072
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 £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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 7 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 26 November 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 -6 7 £38,750 -11.42%
West Midlands - 4 £36,250 -
Redditch - 4 £36,250 -
Worcestershire - 4 £36,250 -
South East - 2 £38,750 -
Worthing - 2 £38,750 -
West Sussex - 2 £38,750 -

VectorCAST
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 (80.00%) C
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (73.33%) C++
3 8 (53.33%) Automotive
4 7 (46.67%) Validation
4 7 (46.67%) MKS
4 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Embedded C
4 7 (46.67%) Subversion
4 7 (46.67%) Fujitsu
5 6 (40.00%) ISEB
6 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 5 (33.33%) LabVIEW
6 5 (33.33%) IBM
6 5 (33.33%) C#
6 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) Embedded C++
8 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (13.33%) QA
9 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Stress Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems

VectorCAST
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 (6.67%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Subversion
2 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (33.33%) LabVIEW
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) MSTest
4 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (53.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (60.00%) Test Engineer
4 8 (53.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Validation
3 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Stress Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
6 1 (6.67%) DMAIC
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C
2 11 (73.33%) C++
3 7 (46.67%) Embedded C
4 5 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) MKS
1 7 (46.67%) Fujitsu
2 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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