Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Neotys NeoLoad
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1078 1142 1190
Rank change year-on-year +64 +48 +94
Permanent jobs citing NeoLoad 88 46 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.026% 0.039%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 0.13% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 65 33 55
UK median annual salary £48,000 £60,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +66.67% -34.55%
10th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,400 £77,250 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.89% +28.57% -22.22%

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 33,784 36,323 35,608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.17% 20.56% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27,352 29,502 30,870
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 £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +76 83 £48,000 -20.00% 11
UK excluding London +71 51 £51,250 +13.89% 7
London +55 35 £44,250 -26.25% 4
North of England - 27 £55,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 25 £55,000 - 2
Midlands +25 12 £50,000 -16.67%
South East +8 11 £55,000 +57.14% 5
East Midlands -3 10 £50,000 -
Scotland - 3 - -
West Midlands +19 2 £82,500 +37.50%
North East - 2 £82,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 76 (86.36%) Test Automation
2 65 (73.86%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (73.86%) Performance Testing
3 63 (71.59%) Selenium
4 61 (69.32%) QA
5 58 (65.91%) LoadRunner
6 46 (52.27%) Java
7 44 (50.00%) JMeter
8 40 (45.45%) Cucumber
9 38 (43.18%) Appium
10 37 (42.05%) JIRA
11 33 (37.50%) Test Management
12 32 (36.36%) Manual Testing
13 31 (35.23%) Open Source
14 28 (31.82%) WebDriver
15 27 (30.68%) Regression Testing
15 27 (30.68%) TestRail
15 27 (30.68%) Mobile App
15 27 (30.68%) Line Management
16 26 (29.55%) WebLOAD
17 25 (28.41%) Gatling
18 23 (26.14%) ISEB
18 23 (26.14%) Software Testing
19 18 (20.45%) ISTQB
20 17 (19.32%) Jenkins
21 16 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
21 16 (18.18%) Mentoring
22 15 (17.05%) Software Engineering
22 15 (17.05%) Python
23 14 (15.91%) HP

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 4 (4.55%) Confluence
2 2 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (1.14%) Apache
3 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.50%) G Suite
1 11 (12.50%) Office 365
1 11 (12.50%) Slack
2 6 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.55%) BlazeMeter
5 3 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.41%) IaaS
6 2 (2.27%) PaaS
6 2 (2.27%) SaaS
7 1 (1.14%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (1.14%) Loggly
7 1 (1.14%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) DNS
1 3 (3.41%) HTTP
2 2 (2.27%) Internet
2 2 (2.27%) NAS
2 2 (2.27%) Network Security
2 2 (2.27%) SAN
2 2 (2.27%) VSAN
3 1 (1.14%) Firewall
3 1 (1.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.41%) MySQL
2 3 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.41%) Redis
2 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.27%) MariaDB
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.14%) HBase
4 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 63 (71.59%) Selenium
2 58 (65.91%) LoadRunner
3 44 (50.00%) JMeter
4 40 (45.45%) Cucumber
5 38 (43.18%) Appium
6 37 (42.05%) JIRA
7 28 (31.82%) WebDriver
8 27 (30.68%) TestRail
9 26 (29.55%) WebLOAD
10 25 (28.41%) Gatling
11 17 (19.32%) Jenkins
12 14 (15.91%) LoadUI
12 14 (15.91%) TestComplete
13 12 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (12.50%) Buildbot
14 11 (12.50%) Ranorex
14 11 (12.50%) SoapUI
15 9 (10.23%) WATIR
16 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
17 4 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 12 (13.64%) Finance
2 11 (12.50%) Retail
3 8 (9.09%) Games
4 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Analyst
2 24 (27.27%) Tester
3 20 (22.73%) Test Analyst
3 20 (22.73%) Test Engineer
4 18 (20.45%) Performance Engineer
4 18 (20.45%) Performance Test Engineer
4 18 (20.45%) Performance Tester
4 18 (20.45%) QA Analyst
5 16 (18.18%) Automation Tester
6 14 (15.91%) Test Automation Engineer
7 12 (13.64%) Automation Test Analyst
7 12 (13.64%) Developer
7 12 (13.64%) Developer in Test
8 11 (12.50%) Software Developer
9 10 (11.36%) Lead Developer
9 10 (11.36%) QA Test Analyst
10 9 (10.23%) Lead Software Developer
10 9 (10.23%) QA Automation Analyst
11 7 (7.95%) Performance Analyst
11 7 (7.95%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) XML
2 3 (3.41%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (3.41%) Web Services
3 2 (2.27%) Akka
3 2 (2.27%) HTML
3 2 (2.27%) JSON
3 2 (2.27%) React
3 2 (2.27%) REST
4 1 (1.14%) .NET
4 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.14%) LAMP
4 1 (1.14%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.14%) Node.js
4 1 (1.14%) SOAP
4 1 (1.14%) Taurus
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.68%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.41%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) PKI
5 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.14%) Replication
5 1 (1.14%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.27%) Linux
1 2 (2.27%) Unix
2 1 (1.14%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (86.36%) Test Automation
2 65 (73.86%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (73.86%) Performance Testing
3 33 (37.50%) Test Management
4 32 (36.36%) Manual Testing
5 31 (35.23%) Open Source
6 27 (30.68%) Line Management
6 27 (30.68%) Regression Testing
7 23 (26.14%) Software Testing
8 16 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (18.18%) Mentoring
9 15 (17.05%) Software Engineering
10 13 (14.77%) BDD
10 13 (14.77%) Scrum
10 13 (14.77%) TDD
11 12 (13.64%) SDET
12 11 (12.50%) DSDM
12 11 (12.50%) Kanban
13 10 (11.36%) Non-Functional Testing
14 9 (10.23%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (52.27%) Java
2 15 (17.05%) Python
3 14 (15.91%) Ruby
4 13 (14.77%) SQL
5 12 (13.64%) C#
5 12 (13.64%) C++
5 12 (13.64%) PHP
5 12 (13.64%) Scala
6 11 (12.50%) C
7 10 (11.36%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.55%) Perl
9 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.27%) Groovy
9 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.14%) Go
Qualifications
1 23 (26.14%) ISEB
2 18 (20.45%) ISTQB
3 9 (10.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (9.09%) Degree
5 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (69.32%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.82%) Docker
2 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.14%) HDFS
4 1 (1.14%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Puppet
2 3 (3.41%) Ansible
2 3 (3.41%) Consul
2 3 (3.41%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.41%) Rancher
2 3 (3.41%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.27%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (2.27%) Grafana
3 2 (2.27%) Kibana
3 2 (2.27%) logstash
3 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.14%) Nagios
4 1 (1.14%) Packer
4 1 (1.14%) Salt
4 1 (1.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) Google
1 14 (15.91%) HP
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.41%) Dynatrace
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle
3 3 (3.41%) VMware
4 2 (2.27%) AppDynamics
4 2 (2.27%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.14%) IBM
5 1 (1.14%) New Relic
5 1 (1.14%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.14%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.14%) Splunk