The table below looks at the statistics for Volume Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Volume Testing over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Volume Testing
Rank 882 909 879
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -30
Permanent jobs citing Volume Testing 11 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.012% 0.002% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -40.90%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93682 90341 87311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.22% 81.64% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 76768 73683 73829
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Volume Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Volume Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Volume Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Volume Testing
Salary Trend

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

Volume Testing Salary Trend in the UK

Volume Testing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Volume Testing over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 within the UK.

Volume Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Volume Testing
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Volume Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 21 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 -7 11 £31,250 -3.84%
London -5 8 £30,500 -6.15%
City of London +31 4 £30,500 -6.15%
Docklands, London - 4 - -
West Midlands +1 1 £36,000 -
North West - 1 £21,000 -
South West - 1 £35,000 -
Swindon - 1 £35,000 -
Warrington - 1 £21,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £21,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £35,000 -

Volume Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Volume Testing 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 Volume Testing.

1 20 (60.61%) Manual Testing
2 16 (48.48%) ISTQB
3 15 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 15 (45.45%) Regression Testing
4 14 (42.42%) Altiris
5 13 (39.39%) LAN
5 13 (39.39%) Citrix
6 11 (33.33%) Law
7 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
7 9 (27.27%) HTML
8 8 (24.24%) .NET
8 8 (24.24%) XML
8 8 (24.24%) Degree
9 7 (21.21%) Finance
9 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
9 7 (21.21%) Windows
9 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
9 7 (21.21%) Oracle
10 6 (18.18%) ODBC
10 6 (18.18%) ADO.NET
10 6 (18.18%) Web Services
10 6 (18.18%) JDBC
10 6 (18.18%) Servlets
10 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
10 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
10 6 (18.18%) Data Integration
10 6 (18.18%) Data Architecture
10 6 (18.18%) Big Data

Volume Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Volume Testing 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 Volume Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (18.18%) Big Data
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) MS Access
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.03%) ProC
2 1 (3.03%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (33.33%) Law
2 7 (21.21%) Finance
3 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Analyst
1 21 (63.64%) Test Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Data Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Graduate
5 2 (6.06%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Junior
5 2 (6.06%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Lead Data Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) HTML
2 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) XML
3 6 (18.18%) ODBC
3 6 (18.18%) WCF
3 6 (18.18%) ADO.NET
3 6 (18.18%) JDBC
3 6 (18.18%) Servlets
3 6 (18.18%) Web Services
4 3 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (6.06%) jQuery
5 2 (6.06%) HTML5
6 1 (3.03%) Struts2
6 1 (3.03%) Flash
6 1 (3.03%) SVG
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Flex
6 1 (3.03%) Struts
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.03%) ASIC
3 1 (3.03%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
1 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Manual Testing
2 15 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 15 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
4 6 (18.18%) Inmon Methodology
4 6 (18.18%) Migration
4 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.18%) Data Management
4 6 (18.18%) Information Management
4 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 6 (18.18%) Data Architecture
5 4 (12.12%) Analytics
5 4 (12.12%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (6.06%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.06%) Data Governance
6 2 (6.06%) Web Design
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) C++
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.03%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.03%) ActionScript
3 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) ISTQB
2 8 (24.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Altiris
2 13 (39.39%) Citrix
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Teradata
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft