The first table below looks at the demand for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 24 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 Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 44 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.17% 0.81% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.02% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £23,500 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.98% +0.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
158 98 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 92.40% 79.67% 77.12%
Number of salaries quoted 152 74 89
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Load Testing
Manchester

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in Bolton

Load Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 9 (100.00%) ISEB
1 9 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 5 (55.56%) TestDirector
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Testing

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
2 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft