The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 228 215 208
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 1 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.017% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% 0.22% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 12
Average salary - £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
Load Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4691 4611 4140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.62% 77.65% 77.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3130 3463 3332
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in Berkshire

Load Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Reading -2 1 - -
Load Testing
South East

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Java Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL