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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 205 225 217
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 10 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.017% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.022% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 10
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +22.85%
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
4127 4578 4230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.18% 78.18% 77.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3129 3072 3206
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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
Reading +7 8 £35,000 +40.00%
Load Testing
South East

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) Internet
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) SoapUI
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) SOAP
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) QA
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) XSL
5 3 (25.00%) JBoss
5 3 (25.00%) LDAP
5 3 (25.00%) WebLogic Workshop
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (25.00%) JMS
5 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (25.00%) JMeter
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (25.00%) Online Banking
5 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (25.00%) JSON

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (25.00%) JBoss
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Internet
2 3 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) OLAP
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) OLTP
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) SoapUI
2 3 (25.00%) WebLogic Workshop
2 3 (25.00%) JMeter
2 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (8.33%) Hudson
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 2 (16.67%) QA Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Web Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) SOAP
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) XSL
3 3 (25.00%) JMS
3 3 (25.00%) Ajax
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) JSON
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) REST
3 3 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Online Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (25.00%) API Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 2 (16.67%) CMMI
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Temenos
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago