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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 251 234 261
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +27
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 16 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.26% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 22
Average salary £33,000 £36,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.58% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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
6413 5473 6930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.70% 79.91% 76.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5133 4367 5964
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 -10 7 £33,000 -9.58% 1
Hertfordshire - 6 £28,000 - 1
Essex -11 2 £40,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £30,000 -
Load Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (46.43%) QA
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (35.71%) Automated Testing
3 10 (35.71%) Software Testing
3 10 (35.71%) Java
3 10 (35.71%) ISEB
3 10 (35.71%) JIRA
4 9 (32.14%) OOP
4 9 (32.14%) OO
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 8 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.00%) HTTP
6 7 (25.00%) J2EE
6 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 6 (21.43%) Degree
7 6 (21.43%) Python
7 6 (21.43%) Scala
7 6 (21.43%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (21.43%) REST
7 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
8 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (14.29%) Use Case
9 4 (14.29%) HP
9 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 4 (14.29%) TeamCity

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (10.71%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.57%) SimpleDB
3 1 (3.57%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) Maven
2 4 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (14.29%) JMeter
2 4 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 3 (10.71%) DbUnit
3 3 (10.71%) JProfiler
3 3 (10.71%) Hudson
3 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
3 3 (10.71%) Redmine
3 3 (10.71%) NUnit
3 3 (10.71%) Ant
3 3 (10.71%) JUnit
3 3 (10.71%) Cactus
3 3 (10.71%) Rational Rose
3 3 (10.71%) ArgoUML
3 3 (10.71%) FitNesse
3 3 (10.71%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (3.57%) TestNG
4 1 (3.57%) QALoad
General
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Tester
2 8 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Junior
4 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Software Tester
6 4 (14.29%) Junior Developer
6 4 (14.29%) QA Tester
6 4 (14.29%) Junior Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Junior Tester
7 2 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Junior Software Tester
8 1 (3.57%) Software Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.57%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) J2EE
2 6 (21.43%) REST
3 3 (10.71%) Java EE
3 3 (10.71%) Swing
4 2 (7.14%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) .NET
4 2 (7.14%) CSS
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) XML
5 1 (3.57%) Spring
5 1 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Mobile Payment
2 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.71%) Open Source
5 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.57%) Online Games
6 1 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Automated Testing
2 10 (35.71%) Software Testing
3 9 (32.14%) OOP
3 9 (32.14%) OO
4 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 4 (14.29%) Use Case
9 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
9 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
9 3 (10.71%) Security Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Market Research
10 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
10 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Analytics
10 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
11 1 (3.57%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) Python
3 6 (21.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) ISEB
2 8 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 6 (21.43%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (46.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
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