The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 102 106 114
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 11 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.68% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.17% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 4
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -1.84%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
Load Testing
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1313 1190 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.71% 82.75% 72.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 990 1062
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 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,900 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in Cambridge

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (73.33%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) QA
2 10 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) ISEB
3 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (60.00%) JIRA
3 9 (60.00%) Python
4 6 (40.00%) HTTP
4 6 (40.00%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 5 (33.33%) J2EE
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) OOP
5 5 (33.33%) OO
5 5 (33.33%) Scala
5 5 (33.33%) REST
5 5 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
7 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.67%) Games
7 1 (6.67%) Web Services
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (6.67%) Apache
7 1 (6.67%) Tomcat

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Test Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) Automation Engineer
1 9 (60.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Junior Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Junior
5 2 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) J2EE
1 5 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) OOP
3 5 (33.33%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Python
3 6 (40.00%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) ISEB
1 9 (60.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft