The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 670 695 634
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -61
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 208 171 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 174 138 196
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,900 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
Load Testing
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87785 82919 84498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.14% 81.58% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 71606 68904 71839
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,000 £72,500
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 England

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Load Testing
Salary Trend in England

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in England

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in England

Load Testing
Job Locations in 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 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
(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
London +18 81 £47,500 -5.00% 7
South East +27 70 £50,000 +11.11% 10
North West -11 22 £40,000 +77.77% 3
South West -11 11 £31,500 - 3
East of England -22 9 £40,000 +9.58% 2
Yorkshire -60 8 £37,000 +13.84% 4
East Midlands +5 5 £47,000 +56.66% 1
North East - 2 £27,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £21,750 -
Load Testing
UK

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 242 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (48.69%) SQL
3 187 (44.63%) QA
4 151 (36.04%) Java
5 107 (25.54%) JavaScript
6 105 (25.06%) Selenium
7 100 (23.87%) Scrum
8 99 (23.63%) Test Automation
9 98 (23.39%) Test Scripting
10 95 (22.67%) SQL Server
11 93 (22.20%) XML
12 91 (21.72%) Automated Testing
13 90 (21.48%) Continuous Integration
14 88 (21.00%) Performance Testing
15 87 (20.76%) Microsoft
16 82 (19.57%) Web Services
17 81 (19.33%) .NET
18 80 (19.09%) Degree
19 74 (17.66%) MySQL
20 70 (16.71%) C#
21 66 (15.75%) JIRA
22 65 (15.51%) Open Source
23 64 (15.27%) User Acceptance Testing
24 61 (14.56%) WebDriver
25 60 (14.32%) PHP
25 60 (14.32%) Linux
25 60 (14.32%) JMeter
26 59 (14.08%) TDD
27 58 (13.84%) Software Testing
28 55 (13.13%) ISEB

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 37 (8.83%) Apache
2 36 (8.59%) WebSphere
3 35 (8.35%) Tomcat
4 32 (7.64%) WebLogic
5 23 (5.49%) WebLogic Portal
6 14 (3.34%) CMS
7 13 (3.10%) IIS
7 13 (3.10%) JBoss
8 8 (1.91%) nginx
9 7 (1.67%) Confluence
10 6 (1.43%) SharePoint
11 5 (1.19%) CICS
11 5 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.95%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.95%) SAS
12 4 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
12 4 (0.95%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.95%) Drupal
12 4 (0.95%) WordPress
12 4 (0.95%) Lync
Applications
1 32 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.49%) SaaS
3 16 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.95%) Rackspace Cloud
4 4 (0.95%) Trello
5 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.24%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.24%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 46 (10.98%) Internet
2 43 (10.26%) HTTP
3 25 (5.97%) AMQP
4 20 (4.77%) SMTP
5 18 (4.30%) DNS
6 17 (4.06%) Firewall
7 15 (3.58%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.67%) Network Security
9 4 (0.95%) ICMP
9 4 (0.95%) POP3
9 4 (0.95%) SAN
10 2 (0.48%) RTP
10 2 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.48%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.48%) SSL
10 2 (0.48%) DHCP
10 2 (0.48%) FTP
10 2 (0.48%) LDAP
11 1 (0.24%) SMS
11 1 (0.24%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 74 (17.66%) MySQL
3 37 (8.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (5.49%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.58%) Oracle Database
7 12 (2.86%) SSDT
8 11 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (2.15%) DB2
10 9 (2.15%) NoSQL
11 8 (1.91%) MarkLogic
11 8 (1.91%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.91%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.67%) Big Data
13 6 (1.43%) OLTP
14 4 (0.95%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 105 (25.06%) Selenium
2 66 (15.75%) JIRA
3 61 (14.56%) WebDriver
4 60 (14.32%) JMeter
5 52 (12.41%) Jenkins
6 50 (11.93%) SoapUI
7 45 (10.74%) Visual Studio
8 30 (7.16%) LoadRunner
9 27 (6.44%) TeamCity
10 26 (6.21%) FitNesse
10 26 (6.21%) Subversion
11 19 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (4.30%) Git (software)
12 18 (4.30%) JUnit
12 18 (4.30%) QuickTest Pro
13 16 (3.82%) NUnit
14 15 (3.58%) Cucumber
15 10 (2.39%) Eclipse
15 10 (2.39%) Maven
16 9 (2.15%) SpecFlow
General
1 51 (12.17%) Finance
2 32 (7.64%) Retail
3 14 (3.34%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.10%) Marketing
4 13 (3.10%) Banking
5 10 (2.39%) Back Office
6 6 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.43%) Games
7 5 (1.19%) Legal
7 5 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.48%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.24%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (21.96%) Developer
2 65 (15.51%) Tester
3 58 (13.84%) Analyst
4 50 (11.93%) Test Analyst
5 48 (11.46%) Test Engineer
6 46 (10.98%) QA Engineer
7 35 (8.35%) Software Engineer
8 33 (7.88%) Architect
9 29 (6.92%) Test Manager
10 28 (6.68%) Test Leader
11 26 (6.21%) Performance Tester
12 25 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (5.01%) Software Developer
14 20 (4.77%) DBA
15 17 (4.06%) Senior QA Engineer
16 16 (3.82%) Agile Test Analyst
16 16 (3.82%) Administrator
16 16 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
16 16 (3.82%) SQL DBA
17 15 (3.58%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (22.20%) XML
2 82 (19.57%) Web Services
3 81 (19.33%) .NET
4 53 (12.65%) HTML
5 52 (12.41%) LAMP
6 51 (12.17%) SOAP
7 45 (10.74%) CSS
8 41 (9.79%) J2EE
9 28 (6.68%) ASP.NET
10 27 (6.44%) RabbitMQ
11 25 (5.97%) ActiveMQ
12 24 (5.73%) WCF
12 24 (5.73%) jQuery
13 22 (5.25%) .NET Framework
14 19 (4.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (4.06%) Spring
15 17 (4.06%) ADO.NET
15 17 (4.06%) XSL
16 16 (3.82%) JSP
16 16 (3.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 65 (15.51%) Open Source
2 40 (9.55%) Computer Science
3 37 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (6.21%) RIA
5 23 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (5.49%) Symmetrix
5 23 (5.49%) Clustering
6 13 (3.10%) Replication
7 12 (2.86%) User Experience
8 8 (1.91%) Statistics
9 7 (1.67%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.43%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.19%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (0.95%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.95%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.72%) DTV
13 3 (0.72%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 60 (14.32%) Linux
2 43 (10.26%) Windows
3 25 (5.97%) Solaris
4 13 (3.10%) UNIX
5 8 (1.91%) Debian
5 8 (1.91%) OpenBSD
6 7 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.67%) Android
7 6 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.19%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.19%) FreeBSD
9 4 (0.95%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.72%) CentOS
10 3 (0.72%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (23.87%) Scrum
3 99 (23.63%) Test Automation
4 98 (23.39%) Test Scripting
5 91 (21.72%) Automated Testing
6 90 (21.48%) Continuous Integration
7 88 (21.00%) Performance Testing
8 64 (15.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 59 (14.08%) TDD
10 58 (13.84%) Software Testing
11 51 (12.17%) Test Strategy
12 46 (10.98%) Test Planning
13 44 (10.50%) Integration Testing
13 44 (10.50%) E-Commerce
14 43 (10.26%) Project Management
15 42 (10.02%) Manual Testing
16 41 (9.79%) Regression Testing
17 38 (9.07%) MVC
18 37 (8.83%) Mentoring
19 34 (8.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 204 (48.69%) SQL
2 151 (36.04%) Java
3 107 (25.54%) JavaScript
4 70 (16.71%) C#
5 60 (14.32%) PHP
6 47 (11.22%) Ruby
7 42 (10.02%) T-SQL
8 36 (8.59%) Python
9 31 (7.40%) C++
10 20 (4.77%) Perl
11 12 (2.86%) Scala
11 12 (2.86%) Bash Shell
12 11 (2.63%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.72%) C
13 3 (0.72%) AspectJ
14 2 (0.48%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.24%) Groovy
15 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 80 (19.09%) Degree
2 55 (13.13%) ISEB
3 51 (12.17%) ISTQB
4 15 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 9 (2.15%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (0.95%) MCITP
9 4 (0.95%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.24%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (44.63%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (1.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.95%) Varnish
3 3 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.48%) Dovecot
4 2 (0.48%) Kamailio
4 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.24%) vSphere
5 1 (0.24%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (3.10%) Puppet
2 9 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.95%) HAProxy
4 4 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.95%) Nagios
4 4 (0.95%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.95%) ZABBIX
4 4 (0.95%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.72%) Salt
6 1 (0.24%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.24%) Ansible
Vendors
1 87 (20.76%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.59%) Oracle
3 33 (7.88%) Cisco
4 23 (5.49%) EMC
4 23 (5.49%) F5
5 19 (4.53%) IBM
6 14 (3.34%) HP
7 8 (1.91%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.67%) Rackspace
9 6 (1.43%) VMware
10 4 (0.95%) NetApp
10 4 (0.95%) Lotus
11 3 (0.72%) Citrix
11 3 (0.72%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.72%) Canoo
11 3 (0.72%) hybris
12 2 (0.48%) Orchard
12 2 (0.48%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.48%) Facebook
12 2 (0.48%) Twitter
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £45000 per annum + parking ,pension, health, life
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
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Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum Benefits
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London
TRG
Salary: 30000-40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ealing
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
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