The first table below looks at the demand for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 44 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.37% 0.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £60,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 362 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 74.35% 87.86% 75.71%
Number of salaries quoted 145 212 103
Average salary £37,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.12% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Load Testing
Cheshire

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in Chester

Load Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center