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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 282 329 310
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -19
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 36 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.048% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.058% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 35 4 22
Average salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.42%
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
8938 10415 9939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.09% 83.57% 82.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7627 8600 8686
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 36 (63.16%) Finance
2 34 (59.65%) Selenium
3 33 (57.89%) Automated Testing
4 27 (47.37%) QA
4 27 (47.37%) WebDriver
5 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (40.35%) JMeter
7 17 (29.82%) Telecoms
8 15 (26.32%) WinRunner
8 15 (26.32%) HP UFT
8 15 (26.32%) LoadRunner
9 14 (24.56%) Test Management
9 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
10 13 (22.81%) JIRA
10 13 (22.81%) Banking
11 12 (21.05%) Java
11 12 (21.05%) Jenkins
12 11 (19.30%) Git (software)
13 10 (17.54%) RESTful
13 10 (17.54%) C#
14 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
14 9 (15.79%) Test Strategy
14 9 (15.79%) Functional Testing
15 8 (14.04%) Security Testing
15 8 (14.04%) Unit Testing
15 8 (14.04%) Cucumber
15 8 (14.04%) BDD
15 8 (14.04%) TDD
16 7 (12.28%) Test Scripting
16 7 (12.28%) Stress Testing

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.75%) Big Data
2 1 (1.75%) MySQL
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (59.65%) Selenium
2 27 (47.37%) WebDriver
3 23 (40.35%) JMeter
4 15 (26.32%) WinRunner
4 15 (26.32%) HP UFT
4 15 (26.32%) LoadRunner
5 13 (22.81%) JIRA
6 12 (21.05%) Jenkins
7 11 (19.30%) Git (software)
8 8 (14.04%) Cucumber
9 6 (10.53%) WATIR
9 6 (10.53%) Jasmine
9 6 (10.53%) SpecFlow
9 6 (10.53%) Capybara
9 6 (10.53%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (8.77%) SoapUI
11 3 (5.26%) NUnit
12 2 (3.51%) FitNesse
12 2 (3.51%) Subversion
13 1 (1.75%) Ranorex
General
1 36 (63.16%) Finance
2 17 (29.82%) Telecoms
3 13 (22.81%) Banking
4 6 (10.53%) Retail
5 4 (7.02%) Retail Banking
6 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
6 3 (5.26%) Games
7 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.75%) Electronics
7 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Analyst
2 13 (22.81%) Test Leader
3 10 (17.54%) Test Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) QA Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Tester
5 7 (12.28%) QA Manager
6 5 (8.77%) QA Tester
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Senior QA Tester
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Tester
7 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) QA Leader
9 2 (3.51%) Senior QA Manager
9 2 (3.51%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) RESTful
2 3 (5.26%) HATEOAS
2 3 (5.26%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) CSS
4 1 (1.75%) SOAP
4 1 (1.75%) XML
4 1 (1.75%) .NET
4 1 (1.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.26%) Streaming Video
2 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.75%) DTV
4 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.75%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) UNIX
2 3 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) Automated Testing
2 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (24.56%) Test Management
3 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
4 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 9 (15.79%) Test Strategy
4 9 (15.79%) Functional Testing
5 8 (14.04%) Security Testing
5 8 (14.04%) Unit Testing
5 8 (14.04%) BDD
5 8 (14.04%) TDD
6 7 (12.28%) Test Scripting
6 7 (12.28%) Stress Testing
7 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (10.53%) Performance Testing
7 6 (10.53%) Open Source
7 6 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 6 (10.53%) Automation Testing
7 6 (10.53%) DevOps
8 5 (8.77%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) Java
2 10 (17.54%) C#
3 4 (7.02%) Scala
3 4 (7.02%) Python
4 3 (5.26%) Go
4 3 (5.26%) SQL
5 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.51%) Ruby
5 2 (3.51%) C
5 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) ISEB
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (47.37%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Docker
1 3 (5.26%) LXC
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.51%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) SAP
2 1 (1.75%) Reuters
2 1 (1.75%) IBM
2 1 (1.75%) Sophis
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