The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank - 125 120
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.11% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.12% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Load Testing
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1070 1624 1332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.33% 88.12% 83.25%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1326 992
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Product Management
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Siebel

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Corporate Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Product Management
2 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) F5
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Siebel
1 2 (50.00%) VMware