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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Zephyr skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Zephyr over the 6 months to 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

D Software Zephyr
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 781 640 304
Rank change year-on-year -141 -336 +46
Permanent jobs citing Zephyr 78 23 9
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.10% 0.055% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 0.24% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 7
10th Percentile - £30,250 £42,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £43,125 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £60,125 £60,625
90th Percentile £70,750 £73,400 £65,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £53,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.98% +18.33% +5.88%

Zephyr 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 WFH option and a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18,198 9,773 1,906
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 24.42% 23.55% 21.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8,452 7,046 1,679
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

Zephyr
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Zephyr as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Zephyr trend for jobs with a WFH option

Zephyr
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Zephyr.

Zephyr salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Zephyr
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Zephyr over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Zephyr salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, Zephyr job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Zephyr.

1 78 (100.00%) JIRA
2 55 (70.51%) Test Automation
3 46 (58.97%) Software Testing
3 46 (58.97%) Social Skills
4 43 (55.13%) Finance
5 37 (47.44%) Big Data
6 36 (46.15%) Test Strategy
6 36 (46.15%) Test Management
7 35 (44.87%) ISTQB
8 33 (42.31%) Test Scripting
8 33 (42.31%) Atlassian
8 33 (42.31%) Confluence
8 33 (42.31%) Linux
9 32 (41.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 29 (37.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 29 (37.18%) Agile
11 28 (35.90%) HP
12 27 (34.62%) Python
13 26 (33.33%) Software Engineering
13 26 (33.33%) QA
13 26 (33.33%) HP ALM
14 25 (32.05%) Customer Requirements
14 25 (32.05%) Threat Intelligence
14 25 (32.05%) CI/CD
14 25 (32.05%) Product Requirements
14 25 (32.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 25 (32.05%) Defect Tracking
14 25 (32.05%) Cyberthreat
14 25 (32.05%) Cyberattack
14 25 (32.05%) Cyber Threat Intelligence

Zephyr
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 33 (42.31%) Confluence
2 2 (2.56%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) GitHub
2 8 (10.26%) AWS
3 7 (8.97%) Azure
3 7 (8.97%) Azure DevOps
3 7 (8.97%) GitHub Actions
3 7 (8.97%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 7 (8.97%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 3 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (32.05%) DHCP
1 25 (32.05%) HTTP
1 25 (32.05%) IMAP
1 25 (32.05%) SSL
1 25 (32.05%) TCP/IP
1 25 (32.05%) tcpdump
1 25 (32.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (47.44%) Big Data
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 78 (100.00%) JIRA
2 22 (28.21%) Selenium
3 17 (21.79%) Jenkins
4 12 (15.38%) JMeter
5 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
6 8 (10.26%) Cucumber
7 7 (8.97%) Cypress.io
7 7 (8.97%) IntelliJ
7 7 (8.97%) Postman
8 5 (6.41%) Maven
8 5 (6.41%) TestRail
9 4 (5.13%) JUnit
9 4 (5.13%) REST Assured
9 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (5.13%) TestNG
10 2 (2.56%) Mocha
10 2 (2.56%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.28%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.28%) GoogleTest
General
1 46 (58.97%) Social Skills
2 43 (55.13%) Finance
3 32 (41.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (15.38%) Retail
6 7 (8.97%) Games
7 5 (6.41%) iGaming
8 1 (1.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Test Engineer
2 16 (20.51%) Test Leader
3 15 (19.23%) Test Manager
4 14 (17.95%) Analyst
4 14 (17.95%) Test Analyst
5 12 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Consultant
6 7 (8.97%) Performance Test Leader
6 7 (8.97%) Test Automation Consultant
6 7 (8.97%) Test Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Agile Test Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Automation Test Lead
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) QA Leader
10 2 (2.56%) ERP Manager
10 2 (2.56%) QA Tester
10 2 (2.56%) Software QA Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) REST
2 7 (8.97%) Web Services
3 6 (7.69%) JSON
4 5 (6.41%) Middleware
4 5 (6.41%) Nightwatchjs
5 2 (2.56%) .NET
5 2 (2.56%) Jest
5 2 (2.56%) XML
6 1 (1.28%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.28%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.05%) Cyberattack
1 25 (32.05%) Cyberthreat
2 23 (29.49%) Cyber Defence
3 8 (10.26%) Cybercrime
3 8 (10.26%) Mobile App
4 7 (8.97%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (8.97%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (6.41%) NHS
5 5 (6.41%) Sports Betting
6 1 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (42.31%) Linux
2 8 (10.26%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Alpine Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Android
3 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.28%) CentOS
3 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (70.51%) Test Automation
2 46 (58.97%) Software Testing
3 36 (46.15%) Test Management
3 36 (46.15%) Test Strategy
4 33 (42.31%) Test Scripting
5 29 (37.18%) Agile
6 26 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 25 (32.05%) CI/CD
7 25 (32.05%) Customer Requirements
7 25 (32.05%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 25 (32.05%) Defect Tracking
7 25 (32.05%) Knowledge Management
7 25 (32.05%) Product Requirements
7 25 (32.05%) System Testing
7 25 (32.05%) Threat Intelligence
7 25 (32.05%) Use Case
8 23 (29.49%) Non-Functional Testing
9 21 (26.92%) Keyword-Driven Testing
10 16 (20.51%) Scrum
11 14 (17.95%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.62%) Python
2 25 (32.05%) Shell Script
3 16 (20.51%) Java
4 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.41%) C
5 5 (6.41%) SQL
6 1 (1.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (44.87%) ISTQB
2 29 (37.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 25 (32.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 11 (14.10%) ISEB
7 3 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.28%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (33.33%) HP ALM
2 3 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.28%) Ansible
3 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 33 (42.31%) Atlassian
2 28 (35.90%) HP
3 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.97%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.56%) Citrix
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle
5 2 (2.56%) SAP
5 2 (2.56%) Workday
6 1 (1.28%) Google