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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 109 117 119
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.072% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.42%
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
1181 1505 1308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.03% 83.84% 79.32%
Number of salaries quoted 992 1195 1123
Average salary £44,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA