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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 647 692 681
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -11
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 214 211 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 162 180 140
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.42%
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
86870 91057 82564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.76% 82.78% 81.02%
Number of salaries quoted 71897 74104 68287
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £73,150
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 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
London +27 75 £52,500 +10.52% 16
South East +29 47 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Yorkshire +6 40 £44,500 -25.83% 5
East of England +13 13 £52,500 +16.66% 1
West Midlands -4 13 £32,500 -
South West -10 9 £37,500 -6.25% 2
East Midlands +8 8 £41,500 +27.69% 1
North West -34 8 £37,500 -5.66% 2
North East - 1 £35,000 - 1
Load Testing
UK

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

1 249 (58.45%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (36.15%) QA
3 152 (35.68%) Java
4 148 (34.74%) SQL
5 147 (34.51%) Selenium
6 114 (26.76%) C#
7 110 (25.82%) Finance
8 100 (23.47%) JavaScript
8 100 (23.47%) Test Scripting
9 96 (22.54%) Automated Testing
10 93 (21.83%) JMeter
10 93 (21.83%) WebDriver
11 92 (21.60%) .NET
12 91 (21.36%) Software Testing
13 85 (19.95%) Test Automation
14 82 (19.25%) Continuous Integration
15 81 (19.01%) Web Services
16 79 (18.54%) HTML
17 78 (18.31%) SQL Server
18 76 (17.84%) Performance Testing
19 69 (16.20%) JIRA
20 64 (15.02%) Degree
21 62 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
22 58 (13.62%) Software Engineering
23 57 (13.38%) ISEB
23 57 (13.38%) Jenkins
24 55 (12.91%) PHP
24 55 (12.91%) XML
25 53 (12.44%) Linux
25 53 (12.44%) Test Strategy

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 26 (6.10%) IIS
2 10 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.35%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.88%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.64%) WebLogic
4 7 (1.64%) Node.js
5 6 (1.41%) CMS
5 6 (1.41%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.17%) JBoss
6 5 (1.17%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.70%) SAS
7 3 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.47%) Apache
9 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.23%) Drupal
9 1 (0.23%) Confluence
9 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.35%) MS Office
3 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.58%) Changepoint
2 4 (0.94%) SimCorp Dimension
2 4 (0.94%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.70%) Agresso
3 3 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.58%) SaaS
3 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.94%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.70%) CloudFront
5 3 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (0.47%) PaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.23%) Heroku
7 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.23%) IaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.69%) Internet
2 8 (1.88%) Firewall
3 7 (1.64%) HTTP
4 6 (1.41%) DNS
5 4 (0.94%) Network Security
5 4 (0.94%) LAN
5 4 (0.94%) VoIP
5 4 (0.94%) WAN
5 4 (0.94%) SMTP
5 4 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.94%) VPN
5 4 (0.94%) LDAP
6 3 (0.70%) DHCP
6 3 (0.70%) VLAN
6 3 (0.70%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.23%) SSL
7 1 (0.23%) FTP
7 1 (0.23%) SAN
7 1 (0.23%) MPLS
7 1 (0.23%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.15%) MySQL
3 19 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (3.99%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.58%) RDBMS
8 11 (2.58%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (2.58%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.58%) Big Data
9 9 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.11%) OLTP
9 9 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 8 (1.88%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (1.88%) Siebel EIM
11 6 (1.41%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.17%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 147 (34.51%) Selenium
2 93 (21.83%) JMeter
2 93 (21.83%) WebDriver
3 69 (16.20%) JIRA
4 57 (13.38%) Jenkins
5 38 (8.92%) LoadRunner
6 29 (6.81%) HP UFT
6 29 (6.81%) FitNesse
7 27 (6.34%) Cucumber
8 25 (5.87%) SoapUI
8 25 (5.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (5.16%) Subversion
10 21 (4.93%) JUnit
10 21 (4.93%) Visual Studio
11 18 (4.23%) Git (software)
11 18 (4.23%) NUnit
12 15 (3.52%) WinRunner
13 13 (3.05%) SpecFlow
14 12 (2.82%) Appium
15 10 (2.35%) TestNG
General
1 110 (25.82%) Finance
2 47 (11.03%) Retail
3 37 (8.69%) Banking
4 30 (7.04%) Telecoms
5 26 (6.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 20 (4.69%) Games
7 15 (3.52%) Marketing
8 13 (3.05%) Back Office
9 10 (2.35%) Financial Institution
10 9 (2.11%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.41%) Publishing
12 4 (0.94%) Front Office
13 3 (0.70%) Electronics
13 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.23%) Automotive
15 1 (0.23%) Legal
15 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 95 (22.30%) Analyst
2 74 (17.37%) Developer
3 70 (16.43%) Tester
4 68 (15.96%) Test Analyst
5 48 (11.27%) Software Engineer
6 31 (7.28%) QA Analyst
7 27 (6.34%) Senior Software Engineer
8 25 (5.87%) Test Manager
8 25 (5.87%) Test Engineer
9 22 (5.16%) Test Leader
10 18 (4.23%) Java Developer
10 18 (4.23%) QA Tester
11 17 (3.99%) Software Developer
11 17 (3.99%) Agile Test Analyst
12 15 (3.52%) QA Manager
12 15 (3.52%) QA Engineer
13 13 (3.05%) Senior Analyst
14 12 (2.82%) AWS Developer
14 12 (2.82%) Technical Tester
14 12 (2.82%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (21.60%) .NET
2 81 (19.01%) Web Services
3 79 (18.54%) HTML
4 55 (12.91%) XML
5 43 (10.09%) ASP.NET
6 33 (7.75%) LAMP
6 33 (7.75%) HTML5
7 32 (7.51%) CSS
8 22 (5.16%) RESTful
8 22 (5.16%) Apache Flex
8 22 (5.16%) WPF
8 22 (5.16%) REST
9 20 (4.69%) SOAP
10 18 (4.23%) .NET Framework
11 15 (3.52%) jQuery
12 14 (3.29%) XML Schema
12 14 (3.29%) WSDL
12 14 (3.29%) XSL
13 13 (3.05%) XSLT
14 12 (2.82%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.22%) Computer Science
2 28 (6.57%) Mobile App
3 23 (5.40%) NHS
4 21 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.35%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.11%) Mobile Payment
8 8 (1.88%) iSeries
8 8 (1.88%) Streaming Video
8 8 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.64%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.17%) Graphic Design
10 5 (1.17%) User Experience
11 4 (0.94%) Clustering
11 4 (0.94%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.94%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.70%) DTV
12 3 (0.70%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.70%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 53 (12.44%) Linux
2 50 (11.74%) Windows
3 34 (7.98%) UNIX
4 13 (3.05%) Apple iOS
4 13 (3.05%) Android
5 6 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.41%) CentOS
5 6 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.94%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.94%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.70%) Debian
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.47%) webOS
9 1 (0.23%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.23%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (58.45%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (23.47%) Test Scripting
3 96 (22.54%) Automated Testing
4 91 (21.36%) Software Testing
5 85 (19.95%) Test Automation
6 82 (19.25%) Continuous Integration
7 76 (17.84%) Performance Testing
8 62 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 58 (13.62%) Software Engineering
10 53 (12.44%) Test Strategy
11 51 (11.97%) Integration Testing
12 50 (11.74%) Scrum
13 48 (11.27%) Open Source
14 46 (10.80%) Test Management
15 43 (10.09%) Mentoring
16 42 (9.86%) BDD
17 41 (9.62%) TDD
17 41 (9.62%) E-Commerce
17 41 (9.62%) Regression Testing
18 36 (8.45%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 152 (35.68%) Java
2 148 (34.74%) SQL
3 114 (26.76%) C#
4 100 (23.47%) JavaScript
5 55 (12.91%) PHP
6 41 (9.62%) Ruby
7 34 (7.98%) Python
8 23 (5.40%) C++
9 16 (3.76%) C
10 13 (3.05%) T-SQL
10 13 (3.05%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.82%) Scala
11 12 (2.82%) VB
12 11 (2.58%) VB6
12 11 (2.58%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.35%) PL/SQL
14 9 (2.11%) Groovy
15 8 (1.88%) Perl
16 3 (0.70%) Go
17 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (15.02%) Degree
2 57 (13.38%) ISEB
3 44 (10.33%) ISTQB
4 29 (6.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (5.40%) Security Cleared
6 20 (4.69%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.41%) MCSE
9 5 (1.17%) CCNA
10 4 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.70%) CCNP
11 3 (0.70%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.23%) PhD
13 1 (0.23%) MCSD
13 1 (0.23%) CCIE
13 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (36.15%) QA
2 3 (0.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.23%) EMIR
3 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.94%) Firmware
3 3 (0.70%) vSphere
3 3 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.70%) Varnish
3 3 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.70%) Docker
3 3 (0.70%) LXC
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 29 (6.81%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (4.46%) Puppet
3 6 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.94%) Ansible
5 3 (0.70%) WSUS
5 3 (0.70%) SELinux
5 3 (0.70%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.47%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.47%) SCOM
6 2 (0.47%) Nagios
7 1 (0.23%) SCCM
7 1 (0.23%) Munin
7 1 (0.23%) Oozie
Vendors
1 46 (10.80%) Microsoft
2 42 (9.86%) Oracle
3 12 (2.82%) VMware
3 12 (2.82%) IBM
4 9 (2.11%) HP
5 8 (1.88%) New Relic
5 8 (1.88%) Google
5 8 (1.88%) Siebel
6 4 (0.94%) SimCorp
6 4 (0.94%) Cisco
6 4 (0.94%) Bloomberg
6 4 (0.94%) Charles River
7 3 (0.70%) SAP
7 3 (0.70%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.70%) CommVault
7 3 (0.70%) Splunk
8 2 (0.47%) Dell
8 2 (0.47%) EMC
9 1 (0.23%) Temenos
9 1 (0.23%) CheckPoint
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Discount, Life, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Posted: 6 days ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Casmaco Limited
Salary: Competitive depending on experience, knowledge and skills
Posted: 8 days ago
East London
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Pension, Bonus, Holidays
Posted: 18 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 18 days ago