The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 118 127 127
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 16 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.68% 0.050% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.064% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 5
Average salary £42,500 £67,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.03% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1809 1566 1469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.72% 79.05% 74.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1395 1408 1232
Average salary £41,500 £40,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.84% -4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Load Testing
South East

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
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Load Testing
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +19 9 £42,500 -37.03%
Marlow - 7 £34,000 -
High Wycombe - 3 £34,000 -
Load Testing
South East

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (87.50%) .NET
3 10 (62.50%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) JIRA
4 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
5 8 (50.00%) ISTQB
6 7 (43.75%) Selenium
7 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 6 (37.50%) Test Strategy
7 6 (37.50%) SSDT
7 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (25.00%) MVC
8 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Workflow
9 3 (18.75%) C
9 3 (18.75%) User Stories
10 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
10 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 1 (6.25%) System Testing
11 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
11 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
11 1 (6.25%) Marketing

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (37.50%) SSDT
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) JIRA
2 7 (43.75%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) DBA
3 3 (18.75%) SQL DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Database Developer
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Database Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Development DBA
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Development DBA
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Test Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Packager
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
2 6 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Workflow
4 3 (18.75%) User Stories
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (18.75%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft