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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 109 105 115
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 7 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.38% 0.25% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.32% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 10
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +43.39%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £36,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -0.68%
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
1483 1232 1474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 80.95% 78.22% 76.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1144 1067 1282
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £31,500 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) J2EE
1 6 (85.71%) HTTP
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) REST
2 5 (71.43%) Mobile Payment
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Scala
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) QALoad
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) V-Model
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) Maven
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SimpleDB
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (14.29%) Linux

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
2 1 (14.29%) SimpleDB
2 1 (14.29%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) QALoad
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Junior Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Junior Java Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Junior
4 2 (28.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) J2EE
2 5 (71.43%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) OOP
1 5 (71.43%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
2 1 (14.29%) V-Model
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Scala
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) HP