The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 88 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 7 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.64% 0.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 0
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +18.42%
Load Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
949 938 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 86.19% 80.17% 78.21%
Number of salaries quoted 812 821 766
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Load Testing
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +1 3 £55,000 +4.76%
Load Testing
East of England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (85.71%) Scrum
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) Release Management
3 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) MSBuild
3 4 (57.14%) Web Application Development
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Server Monitoring
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
2 4 (57.14%) MSBuild
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Quality Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Release Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Architect
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) LINQ
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
1 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Kanban
2 4 (57.14%) Release Management
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Web Application Development
2 4 (57.14%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree