The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 315 303 282
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 11 17 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.091% 0.14% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.17% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 52
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+21.62% +1.36%
Load Testing
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
9776 9807 10158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.18% 80.92% 79.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8086 8640 9280
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Load Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in the City of London

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in the City of London

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 20 (60.61%) QA
2 19 (57.58%) SQL
3 15 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 15 (45.45%) DevOps
4 14 (42.42%) Degree
4 14 (42.42%) Selenium
5 13 (39.39%) Performance Testing
6 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (36.36%) E-Commerce
7 11 (33.33%) Security Testing
8 10 (30.30%) Java
8 10 (30.30%) Internet
9 9 (27.27%) C#
9 9 (27.27%) Linux
9 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (24.24%) Ruby
10 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
10 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
10 8 (24.24%) ISEB
10 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
10 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
10 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
11 7 (21.21%) SoapUI
11 7 (21.21%) Quality Management
11 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
11 7 (21.21%) Web Services
11 7 (21.21%) HTTP
11 7 (21.21%) Oracle
11 7 (21.21%) Web Testing
11 7 (21.21%) Test Automation

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 4 (12.12%) Apache Solr
1 4 (12.12%) nginx
1 4 (12.12%) Drupal
1 4 (12.12%) IIS
1 4 (12.12%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Internet
2 7 (21.21%) HTTP
3 4 (12.12%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
1 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) Essbase
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Selenium
2 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
3 7 (21.21%) SoapUI
4 5 (15.15%) Hudson
4 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
4 5 (15.15%) WebDriver
5 4 (12.12%) Mercurial
5 4 (12.12%) WATIR
5 4 (12.12%) SpecFlow
5 4 (12.12%) Jasmine
5 4 (12.12%) Capybara
5 4 (12.12%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (9.09%) MSBuild
6 3 (9.09%) LoadRunner
6 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (6.06%) JIRA
7 2 (6.06%) JMeter
7 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
7 2 (6.06%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
1 7 (21.21%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Marketing
2 4 (12.12%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Test Leader
2 5 (15.15%) Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Team Leader
3 4 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Lead Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
4 3 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Web Services
2 6 (18.18%) .NET
3 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.12%) RESTful
5 3 (9.09%) HTML
5 3 (9.09%) JDBC
5 3 (9.09%) JSP
5 3 (9.09%) Servlets
6 1 (3.03%) MSMQ
6 1 (3.03%) WCF
6 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Open Source
2 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.03%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) CentOS
3 3 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Automated Testing
1 15 (45.45%) DevOps
2 13 (39.39%) Performance Testing
3 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 11 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
7 7 (21.21%) Quality Management
7 7 (21.21%) Web Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
7 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
8 6 (18.18%) TDD
8 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
9 5 (15.15%) RUP
10 4 (12.12%) BDD
10 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
11 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) Java
3 9 (27.27%) C#
4 8 (24.24%) Ruby
5 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
5 4 (12.12%) Scala
5 4 (12.12%) Python
5 4 (12.12%) PHP
5 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.06%) C++
8 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Degree
2 8 (24.24%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (60.61%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VirtualBox
1 4 (12.12%) Varnish
1 4 (12.12%) Postfix
1 4 (12.12%) NFS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Puppet
1 4 (12.12%) Capistrano
1 4 (12.12%) Cacti
1 4 (12.12%) Nagios
1 4 (12.12%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
1 7 (21.21%) hybris
2 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.12%) Endeca
3 4 (12.12%) ATG
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
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