Period
to 17 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Neotys NeoLoad
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1013 1142 1151
Rank change year-on-year +129 +9 +89
Permanent jobs citing NeoLoad 92 35 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.020% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.100% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 68 19 24
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +37.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £41,025 £30,650 £25,414
90th Percentile £68,750 £81,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% +14.29% -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 30,048 35,145 33,506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.88% 20.29% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 23,949 28,780 28,711
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 £72,500
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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for NeoLoad in the UK

NeoLoad
Top 10 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 January 2019. 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 +131 89 £55,000 - 19
UK excluding London +103 57 £52,500 +31.25% 13
London +63 35 £60,000 -22.58% 7
North of England +49 25 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Yorkshire +37 25 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Midlands +52 21 £42,500 -29.17% 4
East Midlands +27 15 £42,500 -15.00% 2
South East +36 8 £55,000 +7.32% 2
West Midlands +51 6 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Scotland - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 66 (71.74%) JMeter
2 64 (69.57%) LoadRunner
3 60 (65.22%) Performance Testing
3 60 (65.22%) Test Automation
4 54 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (47.83%) QA
6 43 (46.74%) Selenium
7 28 (30.43%) Software Testing
8 26 (28.26%) WebLOAD
9 22 (23.91%) Security Cleared
10 21 (22.83%) SC Cleared
11 20 (21.74%) Mentoring
12 19 (20.65%) HP
13 18 (19.57%) ISEB
13 18 (19.57%) Java
13 18 (19.57%) Finance
13 18 (19.57%) Regression Testing
13 18 (19.57%) Gatling
14 17 (18.48%) JIRA
14 17 (18.48%) ISTQB
14 17 (18.48%) Cucumber
15 16 (17.39%) TestComplete
15 16 (17.39%) Appium
15 16 (17.39%) LoadUI
16 15 (16.30%) Jenkins
16 15 (16.30%) SilkPerformer
16 15 (16.30%) DV Cleared
17 14 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (15.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 13 (14.13%) SoapUI

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 (5.43%) Confluence
2 3 (3.26%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.09%) Apache
3 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.09%) nginx
3 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.87%) G Suite
1 10 (10.87%) Office 365
2 3 (3.26%) BlazeMeter
2 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.09%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.26%) MySQL
1 3 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) Redis
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 66 (71.74%) JMeter
2 64 (69.57%) LoadRunner
3 43 (46.74%) Selenium
4 26 (28.26%) WebLOAD
5 18 (19.57%) Gatling
6 17 (18.48%) Cucumber
6 17 (18.48%) JIRA
7 16 (17.39%) Appium
7 16 (17.39%) LoadUI
7 16 (17.39%) TestComplete
8 15 (16.30%) Jenkins
8 15 (16.30%) SilkPerformer
9 13 (14.13%) SoapUI
10 10 (10.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (10.87%) Buildbot
10 10 (10.87%) Ranorex
10 10 (10.87%) WATIR
11 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
12 6 (6.52%) TestRail
12 6 (6.52%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (19.57%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Retail
3 3 (3.26%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Law
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (55.43%) Tester
2 33 (35.87%) Performance Tester
3 30 (32.61%) Automation Tester
4 20 (21.74%) Senior Tester
5 18 (19.57%) Test Engineer
6 17 (18.48%) Test Automation Engineer
7 16 (17.39%) Performance Engineer
7 16 (17.39%) Performance Test Engineer
8 15 (16.30%) Analyst
8 15 (16.30%) Senior Performance Tester
9 12 (13.04%) Test Analyst
10 10 (10.87%) Developer
10 10 (10.87%) Developer in Test
10 10 (10.87%) Software Developer
11 9 (9.78%) Lead Developer
11 9 (9.78%) Lead Software Developer
12 7 (7.61%) QA Analyst
12 7 (7.61%) QA Leader
13 6 (6.52%) Performance Analyst
13 6 (6.52%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) CSS
1 3 (3.26%) HTML
1 3 (3.26%) JSON
1 3 (3.26%) RESTful
1 3 (3.26%) SOAP
1 3 (3.26%) Web Services
1 3 (3.26%) XML
2 1 (1.09%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.09%) Node.js
2 1 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.09%) Redux
2 1 (1.09%) REST
2 1 (1.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.26%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (65.22%) Performance Testing
1 60 (65.22%) Test Automation
2 54 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (30.43%) Software Testing
4 20 (21.74%) Mentoring
5 18 (19.57%) Regression Testing
6 14 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (13.04%) ITIL
7 12 (13.04%) Load Testing
7 12 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 12 (13.04%) Stress Testing
7 12 (13.04%) Test Scripting
8 11 (11.96%) Manual Testing
8 11 (11.96%) Scrum
8 11 (11.96%) Test Planning
9 10 (10.87%) BDD
9 10 (10.87%) Kanban
9 10 (10.87%) SDET
9 10 (10.87%) TDD
9 10 (10.87%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.57%) Java
2 11 (11.96%) SQL
3 10 (10.87%) C
3 10 (10.87%) C#
3 10 (10.87%) C++
3 10 (10.87%) PHP
3 10 (10.87%) Python
3 10 (10.87%) Ruby
3 10 (10.87%) Scala
4 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (23.91%) Security Cleared
2 21 (22.83%) SC Cleared
3 18 (19.57%) ISEB
4 17 (18.48%) ISTQB
5 15 (16.30%) DV Cleared
6 14 (15.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (47.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.09%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Ansible
1 1 (1.09%) Consul
1 1 (1.09%) Packer
1 1 (1.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (20.65%) HP
2 10 (10.87%) Google
3 7 (7.61%) Oracle
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.09%) Splunk