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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 125 - 142
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 7 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.34% - 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% - 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 7
Average salary £35,250 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+27.14% -7.89%
Load Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1704 1937 1977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.92% 81.49% 73.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1400 1626 1669
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Load Testing
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Cambridge - 5 £33,000 -
Peterborough - 2 £65,000 -
Load Testing
East of England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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
3 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (60.00%) JIRA
3 9 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Python
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) ISEB
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) REST
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) OOP
6 2 (13.33%) Apache
6 2 (13.33%) HTTP
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) C++
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) J2EE
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Ruby
6 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 2 (13.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
1 2 (13.33%) Heroku
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.67%) JMeter
3 1 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Test Engineer
2 10 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 10 (66.67%) Software Engineer
3 9 (60.00%) Automation Engineer
3 9 (60.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Junior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Junior Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) J2EE
2 2 (13.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (13.33%) CoreOS
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (60.00%) Unit Testing
1 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (26.67%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) ISEB
1 9 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft