The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank - 108 123
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 0 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.79% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.96% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 2
Average salary - £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1470 1459 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 84.00% 82.01% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1117 1179
Average salary £45,000 £42,977 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,567 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 4 (100.00%) JMeter
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Trac
2 2 (50.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Automotive
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) XML Messaging
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Trac
General
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XML Messaging
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle