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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 262 305 311
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +6
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 3 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.045% 0.13% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 7
Average salary £53,750 £43,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £29,800 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £64,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
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
5881 8832 9057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 88.10% 85.04% 85.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5254 7581 7664
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) XML
3 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
3 8 (47.06%) QA
4 7 (41.18%) Selenium
4 7 (41.18%) OO
4 7 (41.18%) CSS
5 6 (35.29%) OOD
5 6 (35.29%) jQuery
5 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
5 6 (35.29%) Ajax
5 6 (35.29%) JSON
5 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
5 6 (35.29%) HTML5
5 6 (35.29%) Node.js
5 6 (35.29%) Backbone.js
5 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
5 6 (35.29%) Data Structures
5 6 (35.29%) Algorithms
5 6 (35.29%) React
5 6 (35.29%) Mobile Payment
5 6 (35.29%) Front End Development
6 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
6 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
6 5 (29.41%) TDD
7 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (35.29%) Node.js
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Selenium
2 6 (35.29%) WebDriver
3 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
4 3 (17.65%) FitNesse
4 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 3 (17.65%) JMeter
4 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
5 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.76%) JIRA
5 2 (11.76%) NeoLoad
6 1 (5.88%) Capybara
6 1 (5.88%) Geb
6 1 (5.88%) Gradle
6 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
6 1 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
6 1 (5.88%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.88%) Spock
6 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (23.53%) QA Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Software QA Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Test Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior QA Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Quality Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Operations Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
1 9 (52.94%) XML
2 7 (41.18%) CSS
3 6 (35.29%) Ajax
3 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
3 6 (35.29%) Backbone.js
3 6 (35.29%) HTML5
3 6 (35.29%) jQuery
3 6 (35.29%) JSON
3 6 (35.29%) React
4 2 (11.76%) SOAP
5 1 (5.88%) Behat
5 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
5 1 (5.88%) LAMP
5 1 (5.88%) REST
5 1 (5.88%) RESTful
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Algorithms
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
1 6 (35.29%) Data Structures
1 6 (35.29%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.88%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
3 7 (41.18%) OO
4 6 (35.29%) Front End Development
4 6 (35.29%) OOD
5 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
7 3 (17.65%) B2B
7 3 (17.65%) BDD
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 3 (17.65%) Test Management
7 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.76%) E-business
8 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Groovy
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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