The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 307 294 319
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +25
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 25 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 20
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10299 9379 10943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.36% 79.75% 78.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8594 8195 9932
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Load Testing
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 25 (65.79%) SQL
2 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (50.00%) QA
4 16 (42.11%) Selenium
4 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (39.47%) Degree
5 15 (39.47%) C#
5 15 (39.47%) E-Commerce
6 12 (31.58%) ISEB
7 11 (28.95%) Linux
7 11 (28.95%) Automated Testing
8 10 (26.32%) .NET
8 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 10 (26.32%) Web Services
8 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
9 9 (23.68%) SoapUI
9 9 (23.68%) Performance Testing
10 8 (21.05%) Oracle
10 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
11 7 (18.42%) hybris
11 7 (18.42%) Web Testing
11 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
11 7 (18.42%) IIS
11 7 (18.42%) Internet
11 7 (18.42%) Quality Management
11 7 (18.42%) Security Testing
11 7 (18.42%) Retail
11 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
11 7 (18.42%) Finance
12 6 (15.79%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (18.42%) IIS
2 4 (10.53%) Drupal
2 4 (10.53%) Apache
2 4 (10.53%) nginx
2 4 (10.53%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.26%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Internet
2 4 (10.53%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
1 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.53%) MySQL
3 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.26%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.63%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Selenium
2 9 (23.68%) SoapUI
3 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
4 6 (15.79%) WebDriver
5 5 (13.16%) Hudson
5 5 (13.16%) SpecFlow
5 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
6 4 (10.53%) JMeter
6 4 (10.53%) TeamCity
6 4 (10.53%) Mercurial
7 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (7.89%) MSBuild
7 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
7 3 (7.89%) NUnit
7 3 (7.89%) FitNesse
7 3 (7.89%) Subversion
8 2 (5.26%) CruiseControl
9 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
9 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 7 (18.42%) Retail
1 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Test Leader
2 5 (13.16%) Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Team Leader
3 4 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Lead Software Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) QA Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Tester
5 2 (5.26%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) .NET
1 10 (26.32%) Web Services
2 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.53%) SOAP
3 4 (10.53%) Gherkin
4 3 (7.89%) XML
4 3 (7.89%) WCF
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.89%) JSON
5 2 (5.26%) WPF
5 2 (5.26%) JAXB
5 2 (5.26%) REST
5 2 (5.26%) OSGi
5 2 (5.26%) RESTful
6 1 (2.63%) HTML5
6 1 (2.63%) HTML
6 1 (2.63%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.63%) XML Messaging
6 1 (2.63%) jQuery
6 1 (2.63%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Statistics
1 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
1 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.63%) Xbox
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.63%) Kinect
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) CentOS
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) UNIX
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (39.47%) E-Commerce
4 11 (28.95%) Automated Testing
5 9 (23.68%) Performance Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 7 (18.42%) Web Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Quality Management
7 7 (18.42%) Security Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
9 5 (13.16%) Automation Testing
9 5 (13.16%) OO
9 5 (13.16%) Scrum
10 4 (10.53%) TDD
10 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
10 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
11 3 (7.89%) Manual Testing
11 3 (7.89%) Product Management
11 3 (7.89%) Regression Testing
11 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) C#
3 5 (13.16%) PHP
4 4 (10.53%) Ruby
4 4 (10.53%) Python
4 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.26%) VB
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) Java
6 1 (2.63%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Degree
2 12 (31.58%) ISEB
3 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) NFS
1 4 (10.53%) VirtualBox
1 4 (10.53%) Varnish
1 4 (10.53%) Postfix
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Nagios
1 4 (10.53%) Vagrant
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
1 4 (10.53%) Capistrano
1 4 (10.53%) Cacti
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (5.26%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) hybris
3 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.53%) Endeca
5 4 (10.53%) ATG
6 2 (5.26%) Adobe
7 1 (2.63%) Apple
7 1 (2.63%) NetApp
7 1 (2.63%) BT
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