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 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 280 290 277
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 23 12 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.12% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.14% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 27
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
8321 8486 8572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 83.23% 82.75% 80.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7020 7136 7645
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,637 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015, 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 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (70.00%) QA
2 15 (50.00%) Selenium
3 12 (40.00%) Finance
4 11 (36.67%) Automated Testing
5 10 (33.33%) JIRA
6 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (26.67%) WebDriver
7 8 (26.67%) C#
7 8 (26.67%) Java
8 7 (23.33%) Banking
9 6 (20.00%) Retail
9 6 (20.00%) Security Testing
9 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 6 (20.00%) TDD
10 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 5 (16.67%) BDD
10 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
10 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
10 5 (16.67%) Degree
11 4 (13.33%) Retail Banking
11 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
11 4 (13.33%) VCP4
11 4 (13.33%) Project Management
11 4 (13.33%) JUnit
11 4 (13.33%) Scrum
11 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 1 (3.33%) Confluence
1 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) OLTP
1 1 (3.33%) Siebel EIM
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 15 (50.00%) Selenium
2 10 (33.33%) JIRA
3 8 (26.67%) WebDriver
4 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
5 4 (13.33%) NUnit
5 4 (13.33%) JUnit
6 3 (10.00%) JMeter
6 3 (10.00%) WATIR
6 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (10.00%) Jasmine
6 3 (10.00%) Capybara
6 3 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
8 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
8 1 (3.33%) TestNG
8 1 (3.33%) Calabash
8 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 6 (20.00%) Retail
4 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (13.33%) Retail Banking
5 4 (13.33%) Games
6 3 (10.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) QA Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) QA Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Tester
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Senior QA Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Senior QA Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) QA Leader
6 3 (10.00%) Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) QA Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Test Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Senior QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
1 3 (10.00%) RESTful
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Open Source
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.33%) Social Media
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Automated Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (20.00%) TDD
4 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (16.67%) BDD
5 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
6 4 (13.33%) DevOps
7 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) C#
1 8 (26.67%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) Ruby
3 2 (6.67%) C
4 1 (3.33%) Scala
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) VCP4
3 2 (6.67%) ISEB
3 2 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (70.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle
1 1 (3.33%) Siebel
1 1 (3.33%) HP
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