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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 69 88 97
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +9
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 8 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.00% 0.66% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.76% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 6
Median salary £53,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.83% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
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
734 923 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.29% 87.57% 82.87%
Number of salaries quoted 655 810 810
Median salary £50,000 £45,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.49% -4.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Load Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +21 6 £54,000 -1.81%
Load Testing
East of England

Load Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Load Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 14 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) BDD
2 13 (92.86%) SpecFlow
3 9 (64.29%) Regression Testing
3 9 (64.29%) Test Strategy
3 9 (64.29%) JMeter
4 5 (35.71%) Selenium
4 5 (35.71%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) Sitecore
5 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 4 (28.57%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) API Testing
7 2 (14.29%) QA

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) SpecFlow
2 9 (64.29%) JMeter
3 5 (35.71%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Automation Tester
1 10 (71.43%) Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Developer in Test
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Web Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Web Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Web Automation Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) BDD
3 9 (64.29%) Regression Testing
3 9 (64.29%) Test Strategy
4 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 4 (28.57%) MVC
4 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 3 (21.43%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) Sitecore