The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 24 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 8 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.80% 5.04% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.40% 6.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 0
Average salary £33,000 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Load Testing
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
125 113 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 90.58% 81.29% 81.54%
Number of salaries quoted 110 106 96
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
1 11 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 11 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 11 (100.00%) QA
1 11 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) Automation Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) TestDirector
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 11 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 11 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 11 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) Automation Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) ISEB
1 11 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle