The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 111 98 90
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.26% 0.14% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.17% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +4.28%
Load Testing
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1295 1156 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.70% 82.16% 81.09%
Number of salaries quoted 855 740 700
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
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 Edinburgh

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) nginx
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Hudson
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Quality Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Software Configuration Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Automated Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware