The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 228 229 244
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 24 14 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 0.21% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.27% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 27
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -24.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £40,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Load Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5913 5280 6536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.24% 80.50% 76.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4703 4254 5633
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Load Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the East of England region.

Load Testing Salary Trend in the East of England

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in the East of England

Load Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +11 13 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £28,000 -
Essex -13 5 £80,000 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 14 (42.42%) SQL
1 14 (42.42%) QA
2 13 (39.39%) JIRA
3 12 (36.36%) ISEB
3 12 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 12 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
5 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
5 10 (30.30%) Degree
6 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (27.27%) Python
6 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
6 9 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Java
8 7 (21.21%) OOP
8 7 (21.21%) OO
8 7 (21.21%) HP
8 7 (21.21%) REST
8 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
9 6 (18.18%) HTTP
10 5 (15.15%) J2EE
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
10 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
10 5 (15.15%) Scala
10 5 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (15.15%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 3 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.06%) IaaS
1 2 (6.06%) PaaS
1 2 (6.06%) Heroku
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Maven
3 2 (6.06%) Rational Rose
3 2 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (6.06%) Ant
3 2 (6.06%) JUnit
3 2 (6.06%) JMeter
3 2 (6.06%) Cactus
3 2 (6.06%) NUnit
3 2 (6.06%) ArgoUML
3 2 (6.06%) FitNesse
3 2 (6.06%) Rational Functional Tester
3 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.06%) Redmine
3 2 (6.06%) Hudson
3 2 (6.06%) DbUnit
3 2 (6.06%) JProfiler
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.06%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 11 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 11 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Automation Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Tester
4 6 (18.18%) Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Junior
5 5 (15.15%) Performance Manager
5 5 (15.15%) Software Tester
5 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Test Manager
5 5 (15.15%) Performance Test Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Junior Java Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Junior Developer
7 2 (6.06%) QA Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Junior Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior Software Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) REST
2 5 (15.15%) J2EE
3 3 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (6.06%) Swing
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) CSS
4 2 (6.06%) JSON
4 2 (6.06%) Java EE
5 1 (3.03%) WCF
5 1 (3.03%) Spring
5 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.15%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.06%) Open Source
5 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (3.03%) Online Games
5 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
2 2 (6.06%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Automated Testing
1 12 (36.36%) Software Testing
2 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
4 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (21.21%) OOP
5 7 (21.21%) OO
5 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.09%) Market Research
7 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
8 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.06%) Scrum
8 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Use Case
8 2 (6.06%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) Python
3 8 (24.24%) Java
4 5 (15.15%) Scala
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) ISEB
2 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 10 (30.30%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
TRG
Salary: 60000-70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago