The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 275 261 259
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 6 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.069% 0.082% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.11% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 19
Average salary £75,000 £47,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% +30.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £52,900 £41,300
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6700 6499 6826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 77.32% 75.80% 73.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5497 5595 5669
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Load Testing
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
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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
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Vacancies
Essex - 5 £75,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £30,000 - 1
Load Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (52.38%) ISEB
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
1 11 (52.38%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (47.62%) Performance Testing
2 10 (47.62%) HP
3 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 8 (38.10%) Finance
5 7 (33.33%) .NET
5 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (28.57%) C#
6 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
7 5 (23.81%) LoadRunner
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
9 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 3 (14.29%) Selenium
9 3 (14.29%) Release Management
9 3 (14.29%) Scrum
9 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (14.29%) MSBuild
9 3 (14.29%) Build Automation
10 2 (9.52%) Subversion
10 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
10 2 (9.52%) iSeries
10 2 (9.52%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (9.52%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (23.81%) LoadRunner
3 3 (14.29%) Selenium
3 3 (14.29%) MSBuild
4 2 (9.52%) Subversion
4 2 (9.52%) HttpUnit
4 2 (9.52%) JUnit
5 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (4.76%) QALoad
5 1 (4.76%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Performance Manager
1 10 (47.62%) Test Manager
2 9 (42.86%) Testing Manager
3 8 (38.10%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Release Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Build and Release Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Spring
2 2 (9.52%) jQuery
2 2 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) iSeries
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.76%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Performance Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 3 (14.29%) Release Management
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 3 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.76%) System Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.76%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) ISEB
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
Ipswich
Polkadotfrog
Salary: £15,000 - £20,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage
Jagger Talent Commercial Recruiters
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £46k
Posted: 30+ days ago