The first table below looks at the demand for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank - - 38
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - - 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
401 218 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 80.04% 82.58% 84.86%
Number of salaries quoted 384 212 175
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Load Testing
Bedfordshire

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Bedford region.

Load Testing Salary Trend in Bedford

Load Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Load 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 Load Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Load 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 Load Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Release Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell