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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 246 256 244
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 7 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.097% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 7
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £44,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +27.53%
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
5928 6275 5720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 82.22% 80.44% 79.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4988 5073 4822
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 £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Hertfordshire -1 4 £27,500 +22.22%
Bedfordshire +4 2 £65,000 +23.80%
Cambridgeshire +7 1 £40,000 -
Load Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (60.71%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) Linux
2 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (53.57%) Subversion
3 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
3 15 (53.57%) Configuration Management
4 11 (39.29%) SQL
4 11 (39.29%) ITIL
4 11 (39.29%) Puppet
4 11 (39.29%) JVM Tuning
4 11 (39.29%) DevOps
5 10 (35.71%) Application Performance Management
5 10 (35.71%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (35.71%) Performance Management
5 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
5 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
5 10 (35.71%) Web Services
6 9 (32.14%) IBM
6 9 (32.14%) Regression Testing
7 8 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (28.57%) MySQL
7 8 (28.57%) iSeries
7 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (28.57%) New Relic
8 7 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (21.43%) Scrum
9 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
9 6 (21.43%) Degree
9 6 (21.43%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (17.86%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) 3GPP
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (28.57%) MySQL
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Subversion
2 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (14.29%) MSBuild
4 4 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 3 (10.71%) Selenium
6 2 (7.14%) JMeter
6 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.57%) NUnit
7 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.57%) JUnit
General
1 4 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Development Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Release Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Quality Manager
4 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Web Services
2 5 (17.86%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 3 (10.71%) CSS
4 2 (7.14%) .NET
4 2 (7.14%) J2EE
5 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.57%) Spring
5 1 (3.57%) JSF
5 1 (3.57%) Ajax
5 1 (3.57%) NHibernate
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.57%) Java EE
5 1 (3.57%) LINQ
5 1 (3.57%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) JPA
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 8 (28.57%) iSeries
3 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Physics
4 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) UNIX
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Configuration Management
3 11 (39.29%) ITIL
3 11 (39.29%) JVM Tuning
3 11 (39.29%) DevOps
4 10 (35.71%) Application Performance Management
4 10 (35.71%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
4 10 (35.71%) Performance Management
4 10 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (32.14%) Regression Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (21.43%) TDD
7 6 (21.43%) Scrum
8 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
9 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (14.29%) Kanban
9 4 (14.29%) OO
9 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) Perl
4 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) Scala
6 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) IBM
2 8 (28.57%) New Relic
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft