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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 109 122 128
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 13 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.67% 0.053% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.069% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £42,500 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.38% +4.28%
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
1539 1443 1430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.84% 77.17% 76.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1207 1168
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 17 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -5 9 £41,250 +65.00%
High Wycombe - 4 £43,750 -
Load Testing
South East

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 9 (47.37%) JIRA
4 8 (42.11%) T-SQL
4 8 (42.11%) MVC
4 8 (42.11%) SSDT
4 8 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) Selenium
7 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
7 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
8 4 (21.05%) J2EE
8 4 (21.05%) JSP
8 4 (21.05%) Struts
8 4 (21.05%) XML
8 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
8 4 (21.05%) JMS
8 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
8 4 (21.05%) Spring
8 4 (21.05%) Statistics
8 4 (21.05%) Degree
8 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) SSDT
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) JIRA
2 6 (31.58%) Selenium
3 4 (21.05%) NeoLoad
4 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.26%) JMeter
General
1 1 (5.26%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Developer
2 7 (36.84%) SQL DBA
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Database Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Development DBA
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server Development DBA
2 7 (36.84%) DBA
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server DBA
2 7 (36.84%) Database Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Tester
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
7 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) J2EE
2 4 (21.05%) JSP
2 4 (21.05%) Struts
2 4 (21.05%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) JMS
2 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
2 4 (21.05%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Statistics
2 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) MVC
1 8 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
4 4 (21.05%) Time Management
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) Java
3 8 (42.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Telerik