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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 285 327 311
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -16
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 15 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 20
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £47,500 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,750 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
8747 10647 9556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 86.02% 83.72% 81.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7434 8914 8222
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 25 (73.53%) QA
2 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) Selenium
4 16 (47.06%) Finance
5 15 (44.12%) Automated Testing
6 13 (38.24%) Test Automation
7 11 (32.35%) JIRA
8 10 (29.41%) C#
9 9 (26.47%) WebDriver
10 8 (23.53%) Test Strategy
10 8 (23.53%) Banking
10 8 (23.53%) Security Testing
11 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
11 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
11 7 (20.59%) Retail
11 7 (20.59%) TDD
11 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
11 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
11 7 (20.59%) BDD
12 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
12 6 (17.65%) RESTful
12 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
13 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
13 5 (14.71%) WATIR
13 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
13 5 (14.71%) Degree
13 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
13 5 (14.71%) JMeter
13 5 (14.71%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) HTTP
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.94%) OLTP
1 1 (2.94%) Siebel EIM
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Selenium
2 11 (32.35%) JIRA
3 9 (26.47%) WebDriver
4 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
4 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
5 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
6 5 (14.71%) SpecFlow
6 5 (14.71%) Jasmine
6 5 (14.71%) Capybara
6 5 (14.71%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (14.71%) WATIR
6 5 (14.71%) JMeter
7 4 (11.76%) NUnit
8 2 (5.88%) Subversion
8 2 (5.88%) JUnit
8 2 (5.88%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.94%) TestNG
9 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
9 1 (2.94%) Ranorex
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 7 (20.59%) Retail
3 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
4 4 (11.76%) Retail Banking
5 3 (8.82%) Financial Institution
5 3 (8.82%) Games
6 1 (2.94%) Electronics
6 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.94%) Advertising
6 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) QA Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) QA Manager
4 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Tester
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Tester
6 4 (11.76%) QA Tester
6 4 (11.76%) Senior QA Tester
7 3 (8.82%) Test Leader
7 3 (8.82%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Senior QA Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) QA Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Senior QA Manager
8 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) RESTful
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) JSON
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) SOAP
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.94%) DTV
3 1 (2.94%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Automated Testing
3 13 (38.24%) Test Automation
4 8 (23.53%) Test Strategy
4 8 (23.53%) Security Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
5 7 (20.59%) TDD
5 7 (20.59%) BDD
6 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 5 (14.71%) Open Source
7 5 (14.71%) DevOps
7 5 (14.71%) Scrum
7 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
7 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.76%) Project Management
8 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) C#
2 3 (8.82%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Ruby
3 2 (5.88%) C
4 1 (2.94%) Scala
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.94%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (73.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) SAP
2 1 (2.94%) Siebel
2 1 (2.94%) Reuters
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago