The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank - 105 84
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.085% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.11% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £61,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +87.69%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1097 939 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.42% 80.19% 69.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1019 829 625
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Load Testing
East of England

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (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 Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
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%) Build and Release Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 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%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell