The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 132 - 108
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.042% - 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% - 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £21,750 - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
Load Testing
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1921 1711 1212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.50% 82.10% 70.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1707 1557 1007
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
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 Birmingham

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in Birmingham

Load Testing
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA