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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 325 307 277
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -30
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 6 19 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.049% 0.16% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.20% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 44
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -6.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10043 9659 10251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.33% 80.86% 78.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8263 8454 9331
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 14 (48.28%) QA
3 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (41.38%) E-Commerce
3 12 (41.38%) DevOps
4 11 (37.93%) Linux
5 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (34.48%) Performance Testing
5 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
6 9 (31.03%) Selenium
6 9 (31.03%) Oracle
7 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
7 8 (27.59%) ISEB
7 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Security Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Web Testing
8 7 (24.14%) hybris
8 7 (24.14%) Web Services
8 7 (24.14%) C#
8 7 (24.14%) Retail
8 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
8 7 (24.14%) Internet
8 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
8 7 (24.14%) Quality Management
8 7 (24.14%) SoapUI
9 6 (20.69%) .NET
10 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
10 5 (17.24%) Hudson
10 5 (17.24%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (13.79%) IIS
1 4 (13.79%) Apache
1 4 (13.79%) Drupal
1 4 (13.79%) nginx
1 4 (13.79%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Internet
2 4 (13.79%) OpenVPN
3 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) Relational Database
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.79%) MySQL
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.90%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Selenium
2 7 (24.14%) SoapUI
3 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (17.24%) Hudson
3 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
4 4 (13.79%) Mercurial
5 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
5 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (10.34%) MSBuild
5 3 (10.34%) LoadRunner
5 3 (10.34%) JMeter
6 2 (6.90%) JIRA
6 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
6 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
6 2 (6.90%) Facilita Forecast
6 2 (6.90%) LoadUI
7 1 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
7 1 (3.45%) Capybara
General
1 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
1 7 (24.14%) Retail
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Publishing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Test Leader
2 6 (20.69%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Team Leader
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Lead Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Team Leader
4 3 (10.34%) DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Web Services
2 6 (20.69%) .NET
3 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) MSMQ
4 1 (3.45%) WCF
4 1 (3.45%) WPF
4 1 (3.45%) RESTful
4 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Thin Client
1 3 (10.34%) Fat Client
1 3 (10.34%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) CentOS
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Windows
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) E-Commerce
1 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (41.38%) DevOps
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Performance Testing
3 8 (27.59%) Security Testing
3 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Quality Management
4 7 (24.14%) Web Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.34%) TDD
7 3 (10.34%) Release Management
7 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.34%) Product Management
7 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (6.90%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) C#
3 5 (17.24%) Ruby
4 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
4 4 (13.79%) Python
4 4 (13.79%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) PHP
4 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.90%) C++
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 8 (27.59%) ISEB
3 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (48.28%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) NFS
1 4 (13.79%) Postfix
1 4 (13.79%) Varnish
1 4 (13.79%) VirtualBox
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Nagios
1 4 (13.79%) Cacti
1 4 (13.79%) Capistrano
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
1 4 (13.79%) Vagrant
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (10.34%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
2 7 (24.14%) hybris
3 4 (13.79%) ATG
3 4 (13.79%) Endeca
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) NetApp
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