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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 251 229 268
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +39
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 9 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 14
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -5.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
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
6263 5568 6938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.98% 78.84% 76.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4951 4608 5905
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 0 4 £45,000 +22.86% 2
Essex -2 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Hertfordshire - 2 £22,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £30,000 -
Load Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (45.00%) TeamCity
3 9 (45.00%) Java
3 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (40.00%) OOP
4 8 (40.00%) OO
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) HTTP
6 6 (30.00%) J2EE
6 6 (30.00%) IIS
6 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (30.00%) XML
6 6 (30.00%) Web Development
6 6 (30.00%) Subversion
6 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (30.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (30.00%) Degree
6 6 (30.00%) QA
6 6 (30.00%) Release Management
6 6 (30.00%) Server Monitoring
6 6 (30.00%) Web Application Development
7 5 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (25.00%) REST
7 5 (25.00%) Scala
7 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (30.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (5.00%) SimpleDB
3 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) TeamCity
2 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (30.00%) Subversion
3 4 (20.00%) Maven
3 4 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (20.00%) JMeter
4 3 (15.00%) Rational Rose
4 3 (15.00%) Ant
4 3 (15.00%) JUnit
4 3 (15.00%) Cactus
4 3 (15.00%) ArgoUML
4 3 (15.00%) FitNesse
4 3 (15.00%) Rational Functional Tester
4 3 (15.00%) DbUnit
4 3 (15.00%) JProfiler
4 3 (15.00%) Hudson
4 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (15.00%) Redmine
4 3 (15.00%) NUnit
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Tester
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
1 6 (30.00%) Release Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Junior
2 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) QA Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Junior Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Junior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Software Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior QA Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) J2EE
1 6 (30.00%) XML
2 5 (25.00%) REST
3 3 (15.00%) Java EE
3 3 (15.00%) Swing
4 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (5.00%) Online Games
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (40.00%) OOP
4 8 (40.00%) OO
5 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (30.00%) Regression Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (30.00%) Release Management
5 6 (30.00%) Web Development
5 6 (30.00%) Web Application Development
5 6 (30.00%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (20.00%) Use Case
7 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k DoE + excellent benefits
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago