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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 299 323 300
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 15 11 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.090% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.11% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 29
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
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
9069 9979 9645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.57% 82.02% 80.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7756 8614 8791
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 15 (71.43%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) QA
3 10 (47.62%) Selenium
4 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 8 (38.10%) Performance Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
5 8 (38.10%) Open Source
6 7 (33.33%) TDD
6 7 (33.33%) HTTP
6 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 6 (28.57%) RUP
7 6 (28.57%) SQL
7 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
7 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
8 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Ruby
8 5 (23.81%) DevOps
9 4 (19.05%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
9 4 (19.05%) Marketing
9 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
9 4 (19.05%) WATIR
9 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
9 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
9 4 (19.05%) RESTful
9 4 (19.05%) Scala
9 4 (19.05%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.76%) JBoss
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) HTTP
2 4 (19.05%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.76%) Essbase
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Selenium
2 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 4 (19.05%) Jasmine
3 4 (19.05%) Capybara
3 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 4 (19.05%) LoadRunner
3 4 (19.05%) JMeter
3 4 (19.05%) WATIR
3 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (19.05%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (14.29%) Facilita Forecast
4 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 3 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (9.52%) JUnit
5 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (9.52%) LoadUI
6 1 (4.76%) Appium
6 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
1 4 (19.05%) Banking
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Test Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Test Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Senior QA Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Manual Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
1 4 (19.05%) RESTful
2 3 (14.29%) JDBC
2 3 (14.29%) JSP
2 3 (14.29%) Servlets
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) JMS
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
3 1 (4.76%) WPF
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Open Source
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) iPad
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) Social Media
4 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.76%) Derivative
4 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
3 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Performance Testing
4 7 (33.33%) TDD
4 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 6 (28.57%) RUP
6 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (23.81%) DevOps
7 4 (19.05%) BDD
7 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
7 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Stress Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (14.29%) Scrum
8 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) Ruby
4 4 (19.05%) Scala
4 4 (19.05%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
3 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Temenos
3 1 (4.76%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago