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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 299 320 303
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 15 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.091% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.11% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 30
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,500
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
8956 9957 9834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.60% 81.99% 80.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7651 8588 8961
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £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 22 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 22 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 22 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%) JBoss
1 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.76%) Node.js
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
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%) Essbase
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
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%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (19.05%) WATIR
3 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
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
4 3 (14.29%) JIRA
4 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 3 (14.29%) Facilita Forecast
5 2 (9.52%) LoadUI
5 2 (9.52%) JUnit
5 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.76%) Subversion
6 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
1 4 (19.05%) Banking
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Test Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Test Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior QA Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
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%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) RESTful
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) JDBC
2 3 (14.29%) JSP
2 3 (14.29%) Servlets
3 1 (4.76%) JMS
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
3 1 (4.76%) WPF
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
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%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) Social Media
4 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.76%) Derivative
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 8 (38.10%) Performance Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
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%) Software Engineering
7 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
7 4 (19.05%) BDD
8 3 (14.29%) Scrum
8 3 (14.29%) Stress Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.52%) Project 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%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
1 1 (4.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) Temenos
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £260 - £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £260.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago