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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank - 101 80
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.17% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
1108 1190 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.13% 84.04% 81.45%
Number of salaries quoted 675 775 567
Average salary £44,000 £40,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware