Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for NeoLoad skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NeoLoad over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Neotys NeoLoad
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1069 1168 1179
Rank change year-on-year +99 +11 +65
Permanent jobs citing NeoLoad 86 36 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.020% 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.27% 0.098% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 65 24 36
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +71.43% -26.32%
10th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £23,716
90th Percentile £68,750 £80,125 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +57.14% -17.65%

NeoLoad is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 32,391 36,558 35,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.01% 20.27% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 26,142 29,694 30,409
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

NeoLoad
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing NeoLoad as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for NeoLoad in the UK

NeoLoad
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for NeoLoad in the UK

NeoLoad
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NeoLoad over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for NeoLoad in the UK

NeoLoad
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NeoLoad within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +70 83 £52,500 -12.50% 9
UK excluding London +70 54 £55,000 - 6
London +61 32 £51,250 -18.00% 3
North of England - 29 £55,000 - 3
Yorkshire - 27 £55,000 - 3
Midlands +24 14 £50,000 -16.67% 1
East Midlands +18 12 £42,500 -15.00% 1
South East +30 10 £55,000 +7.32% 2
Scotland - 3 - -
West Midlands +34 2 £82,500 +37.50%
North East - 2 £82,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing NeoLoad also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for NeoLoad.

1 64 (74.42%) Test Automation
2 57 (66.28%) Performance Testing
3 56 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (63.95%) Selenium
5 53 (61.63%) LoadRunner
6 52 (60.47%) JMeter
6 52 (60.47%) QA
7 29 (33.72%) Java
8 27 (31.40%) WebLOAD
9 25 (29.07%) JIRA
9 25 (29.07%) Cucumber
10 24 (27.91%) Appium
10 24 (27.91%) Software Testing
11 22 (25.58%) ISEB
12 21 (24.42%) Gatling
13 19 (22.09%) Manual Testing
13 19 (22.09%) Regression Testing
14 18 (20.93%) Test Management
14 18 (20.93%) ISTQB
15 17 (19.77%) HP
15 17 (19.77%) Open Source
16 16 (18.60%) Jenkins
16 16 (18.60%) TestComplete
16 16 (18.60%) Mentoring
16 16 (18.60%) LoadUI
16 16 (18.60%) Finance
17 15 (17.44%) SQL
17 15 (17.44%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (16.28%) Software Engineering
18 14 (16.28%) Line Management

NeoLoad
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.81%) Confluence
2 3 (3.49%) Alfresco
3 2 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.16%) nginx
4 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.63%) G Suite
1 10 (11.63%) Office 365
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.49%) BlazeMeter
4 3 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.49%) IaaS
5 2 (2.33%) PaaS
6 1 (1.16%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.16%) Loggly
6 1 (1.16%) npm
6 1 (1.16%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) DNS
2 2 (2.33%) Internet
2 2 (2.33%) NAS
2 2 (2.33%) Network Security
2 2 (2.33%) SAN
2 2 (2.33%) VSAN
3 1 (1.16%) Firewall
3 1 (1.16%) HTTP
3 1 (1.16%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.98%) MySQL
2 6 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.33%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.33%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.33%) Redis
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.16%) HBase
6 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 55 (63.95%) Selenium
2 53 (61.63%) LoadRunner
3 52 (60.47%) JMeter
4 27 (31.40%) WebLOAD
5 25 (29.07%) Cucumber
5 25 (29.07%) JIRA
6 24 (27.91%) Appium
7 21 (24.42%) Gatling
8 16 (18.60%) Jenkins
8 16 (18.60%) LoadUI
8 16 (18.60%) TestComplete
9 14 (16.28%) TestRail
9 14 (16.28%) WebDriver
10 13 (15.12%) SoapUI
11 11 (12.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (11.63%) Buildbot
12 10 (11.63%) Ranorex
12 10 (11.63%) WATIR
13 8 (9.30%) SilkPerformer
14 5 (5.81%) JUnit
General
1 16 (18.60%) Finance
2 10 (11.63%) Retail
3 5 (5.81%) Games
4 4 (4.65%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (40.70%) Tester
2 24 (27.91%) Performance Tester
3 23 (26.74%) Automation Tester
4 22 (25.58%) Analyst
5 20 (23.26%) Test Engineer
6 17 (19.77%) Performance Engineer
6 17 (19.77%) Performance Test Engineer
6 17 (19.77%) Test Analyst
6 17 (19.77%) Test Automation Engineer
7 12 (13.95%) QA Analyst
8 10 (11.63%) Developer
8 10 (11.63%) Developer in Test
8 10 (11.63%) Lead Developer
8 10 (11.63%) Lead Software Developer
8 10 (11.63%) Senior Tester
8 10 (11.63%) Software Developer
9 9 (10.47%) Automation Test Analyst
10 8 (9.30%) Senior Performance Tester
11 7 (8.14%) Performance Analyst
11 7 (8.14%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) Web Services
2 3 (3.49%) CSS
2 3 (3.49%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (3.49%) HTML
2 3 (3.49%) JSON
2 3 (3.49%) RESTful
2 3 (3.49%) SOAP
2 3 (3.49%) XML
3 2 (2.33%) Node.js
4 1 (1.16%) .NET
4 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.16%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.16%) LAMP
4 1 (1.16%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.16%) Redux
4 1 (1.16%) REST
4 1 (1.16%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.16%) Taurus
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.49%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.16%) Replication
4 1 (1.16%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.16%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (74.42%) Test Automation
2 57 (66.28%) Performance Testing
3 56 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (27.91%) Software Testing
5 19 (22.09%) Manual Testing
5 19 (22.09%) Regression Testing
6 18 (20.93%) Test Management
7 17 (19.77%) Open Source
8 16 (18.60%) Mentoring
9 15 (17.44%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (16.28%) Line Management
10 14 (16.28%) Software Engineering
11 11 (12.79%) Scrum
11 11 (12.79%) SDET
12 10 (11.63%) BDD
12 10 (11.63%) DSDM
12 10 (11.63%) Kanban
12 10 (11.63%) TDD
13 7 (8.14%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (8.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.72%) Java
2 15 (17.44%) SQL
3 12 (13.95%) Python
4 11 (12.79%) C#
4 11 (12.79%) C++
4 11 (12.79%) PHP
4 11 (12.79%) Ruby
4 11 (12.79%) Scala
5 10 (11.63%) C
6 6 (6.98%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.33%) Perl
9 1 (1.16%) Go
Qualifications
1 22 (25.58%) ISEB
2 18 (20.93%) ISTQB
3 11 (12.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
4 9 (10.47%) SC Cleared
5 8 (9.30%) DV Cleared
6 6 (6.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (60.47%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Docker
2 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.16%) HDFS
3 1 (1.16%) Squid
3 1 (1.16%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Ansible
1 4 (4.65%) Consul
1 4 (4.65%) Puppet
2 3 (3.49%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.49%) Rancher
2 3 (3.49%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.33%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (2.33%) Grafana
3 2 (2.33%) Kibana
3 2 (2.33%) logstash
3 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.33%) Packer
3 2 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.33%) Terraform
3 2 (2.33%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.16%) Nagios
4 1 (1.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (19.77%) HP
2 11 (12.79%) Google
3 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle
4 3 (3.49%) Dynatrace
4 3 (3.49%) VMware
5 2 (2.33%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.33%) Riverbed
5 2 (2.33%) Splunk
6 1 (1.16%) IBM
6 1 (1.16%) New Relic
6 1 (1.16%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.16%) SaltStack