The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 45 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 8 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.01% - 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% - 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 3
Average salary £33,750 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Load Testing
Gloucestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
331 229 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 82.96% 84.19% 71.71%
Number of salaries quoted 275 202 136
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 10 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (90.00%) Coaching
3 8 (80.00%) .NET
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (80.00%) IIS
3 8 (80.00%) Web Services
3 8 (80.00%) XML
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) WSDL
3 8 (80.00%) XML Schema
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (80.00%) Changepoint
3 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (70.00%) LINQ
4 7 (70.00%) VB6
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (70.00%) VB
4 7 (70.00%) ADO.NET
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (70.00%) COM+
4 7 (70.00%) XHTML
4 7 (70.00%) XSL
4 7 (70.00%) XSLT
4 7 (70.00%) C++

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 8 (80.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) IT Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
1 8 (80.00%) XML
1 8 (80.00%) WSDL
1 8 (80.00%) XML Schema
1 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (70.00%) LINQ
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) XSL
2 7 (70.00%) XSLT
2 7 (70.00%) XHTML
2 7 (70.00%) ADO.NET
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (70.00%) COM+
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 9 (90.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (90.00%) Coaching
3 7 (70.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Straight-Through Processing
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (70.00%) VB
3 7 (70.00%) VB6
3 7 (70.00%) C++
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (10.00%) MCTS
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) McAfee
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
1 1 (10.00%) F5