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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 793 729 755
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +26
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 138 207 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 131 179 176
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +8.97%
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
84831 88940 95165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.67% 85.86% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 71295 72668 77384
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 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 -19 66 £65,000 +40.54% 7
South East -1 19 £38,750 -22.50% 3
Yorkshire +13 16 £60,000 +62.16% 2
East of England +6 15 £39,000 -8.23% 1
South West -1 12 £41,250 +17.02% 1
North East +1 5 £30,000 -4.00%
North West +15 3 £41,000 +37.81% 5
East Midlands -6 2 £39,000 -6.02%
Load Testing
UK

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 169 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (36.25%) QA
3 112 (35.00%) SQL
4 89 (27.81%) Performance Testing
5 88 (27.50%) Selenium
6 87 (27.19%) ISEB
7 81 (25.31%) Computer Science
8 69 (21.56%) Test Scripting
9 68 (21.25%) Java
9 68 (21.25%) JavaScript
10 67 (20.94%) Continuous Integration
10 67 (20.94%) Test Automation
11 64 (20.00%) Degree
12 63 (19.69%) E-Commerce
12 63 (19.69%) Finance
13 62 (19.38%) Automated Testing
14 61 (19.06%) C#
14 61 (19.06%) Test Strategy
15 60 (18.75%) XML
15 60 (18.75%) TDD
16 56 (17.50%) Scrum
16 56 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
17 54 (16.88%) .NET
18 53 (16.56%) Software Testing
18 53 (16.56%) ISTQB
19 50 (15.63%) JIRA
19 50 (15.63%) Linux
20 47 (14.69%) HTML
20 47 (14.69%) Oracle
20 47 (14.69%) CSS

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 40 (12.50%) Node.js
2 17 (5.31%) Apache Pig
3 12 (3.75%) Apache
4 11 (3.44%) CMS
5 7 (2.19%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.88%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.56%) IIS
8 4 (1.25%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.25%) Drupal
8 4 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.94%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.94%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.63%) JBoss
10 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.25%) MS Project
5 3 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.81%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.31%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.19%) SaaS
3 4 (1.25%) IaaS
4 3 (0.94%) DigitalOcean
4 3 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.94%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.13%) Internet
2 12 (3.75%) HTTP
3 11 (3.44%) DNS
4 6 (1.88%) Wireshark
5 5 (1.56%) BGP
5 5 (1.56%) Network Security
6 4 (1.25%) WinSCP
7 3 (0.94%) Intranet
7 3 (0.94%) SSL
8 2 (0.63%) Extranet
8 2 (0.63%) Firewall
8 2 (0.63%) FTP
8 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.63%) SMTP
9 1 (0.31%) ASN.1
9 1 (0.31%) IPsec
9 1 (0.31%) NetScreen
9 1 (0.31%) SMPP
9 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.69%) Big Data
3 22 (6.88%) Hadoop
4 19 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (5.63%) MySQL
6 17 (5.31%) Apache Hive
6 17 (5.31%) Data Mining
7 11 (3.44%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (3.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (3.44%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.19%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.56%) Informix
11 5 (1.56%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.56%) Redis
12 4 (1.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 88 (27.50%) Selenium
2 50 (15.63%) JIRA
3 45 (14.06%) Jenkins
4 40 (12.50%) JMeter
5 35 (10.94%) Visual Studio
6 34 (10.63%) LoadRunner
7 33 (10.31%) HP UFT
7 33 (10.31%) WebDriver
8 27 (8.44%) Git (software)
9 24 (7.50%) Cucumber
10 17 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (4.38%) Hudson
11 14 (4.38%) SoapUI
12 13 (4.06%) FitNesse
13 11 (3.44%) Bugzilla
13 11 (3.44%) TeamCity
14 10 (3.13%) NeoLoad
15 7 (2.19%) NUnit
16 6 (1.88%) Maven
16 6 (1.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 63 (19.69%) Finance
2 15 (4.69%) Retail
3 11 (3.44%) Marketing
4 10 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.81%) Law
6 7 (2.19%) Legal
7 6 (1.88%) Banking
7 6 (1.88%) Games
7 6 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.94%) Electronics
8 3 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.94%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.94%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (22.50%) Analyst
2 61 (19.06%) Test Analyst
3 49 (15.31%) Developer
4 48 (15.00%) Test Engineer
5 45 (14.06%) Tester
6 29 (9.06%) QA Engineer
7 23 (7.19%) Senior Analyst
7 23 (7.19%) Senior Test Analyst
8 22 (6.88%) QA Tester
9 21 (6.56%) Administrator
9 21 (6.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 21 (6.56%) Technical Engineer
10 18 (5.63%) Automation Tester
11 17 (5.31%) DBA
11 17 (5.31%) Software Test Engineer
12 15 (4.69%) Manual Test Analyst
13 14 (4.38%) Software Tester
13 14 (4.38%) Test Leader
14 13 (4.06%) Automation Test Analyst
15 11 (3.44%) Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (18.75%) XML
2 54 (16.88%) .NET
3 47 (14.69%) CSS
3 47 (14.69%) HTML
4 38 (11.88%) JSON
5 34 (10.63%) AngularJS
5 34 (10.63%) jQuery
6 31 (9.69%) Web Services
7 30 (9.38%) HTML5
8 28 (8.75%) Ajax
9 25 (7.81%) Backbone.js
10 22 (6.88%) React
11 19 (5.94%) .NET Framework
12 16 (5.00%) LAMP
13 15 (4.69%) Middleware
14 14 (4.38%) SOAP
15 13 (4.06%) ASP.NET
15 13 (4.06%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (2.19%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 81 (25.31%) Computer Science
2 30 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (8.13%) Data Structures
4 25 (7.81%) Algorithms
5 20 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
6 19 (5.94%) N-Tier
7 12 (3.75%) User Experience
8 11 (3.44%) Mathematics
9 9 (2.81%) Physics
10 8 (2.50%) Digital Media
10 8 (2.50%) Management Information System
11 7 (2.19%) Client/Server
11 7 (2.19%) Fintech
12 6 (1.88%) iPad
12 6 (1.88%) Mainframe
13 5 (1.56%) Clustering
13 5 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (1.56%) RIA
14 4 (1.25%) SWIFT
15 3 (0.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.63%) Linux
2 44 (13.75%) Windows
3 29 (9.06%) Unix
4 22 (6.88%) Android
4 22 (6.88%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.94%) CoreOS
5 3 (0.94%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.63%) AIX
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.63%) zOS
7 1 (0.31%) Debian
7 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (27.81%) Performance Testing
3 69 (21.56%) Test Scripting
4 67 (20.94%) Continuous Integration
4 67 (20.94%) Test Automation
5 63 (19.69%) E-Commerce
6 62 (19.38%) Automated Testing
7 61 (19.06%) Test Strategy
8 60 (18.75%) TDD
9 56 (17.50%) Scrum
9 56 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 53 (16.56%) Software Testing
11 45 (14.06%) OO
12 42 (13.13%) Functional Testing
13 41 (12.81%) BDD
14 38 (11.88%) SDLC
15 37 (11.56%) Performance Tuning
15 37 (11.56%) Regression Testing
16 33 (10.31%) Mentoring
16 33 (10.31%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 112 (35.00%) SQL
2 68 (21.25%) Java
2 68 (21.25%) JavaScript
3 61 (19.06%) C#
4 24 (7.50%) T-SQL
5 22 (6.88%) PL/SQL
6 18 (5.63%) PHP
6 18 (5.63%) Ruby
7 16 (5.00%) Python
8 11 (3.44%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.81%) C++
10 8 (2.50%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.88%) C
11 6 (1.88%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.88%) Scala
12 5 (1.56%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.25%) Go
14 3 (0.94%) Perl
14 3 (0.94%) VB
14 3 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 87 (27.19%) ISEB
2 64 (20.00%) Degree
3 53 (16.56%) ISTQB
4 37 (11.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (4.38%) SC Cleared
5 14 (4.38%) Security Cleared
6 11 (3.44%) OCP
6 11 (3.44%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (1.25%) HP ASE
8 1 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (36.25%) QA
2 9 (2.81%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.56%) ISO 14001
3 5 (1.56%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.25%) SDET
5 3 (0.94%) Section 508
6 1 (0.31%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 13 (4.06%) Docker
2 9 (2.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.94%) HDFS
4 3 (0.94%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.94%) Xen
5 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 34 (10.63%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (5.63%) Puppet
3 14 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (3.75%) Ansible
5 6 (1.88%) Perfmon
6 4 (1.25%) DameWare
6 4 (1.25%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (1.25%) Salt
6 4 (1.25%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (0.94%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.94%) Nagios
7 3 (0.94%) Packer
7 3 (0.94%) Terraform
7 3 (0.94%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.63%) Xymon
8 2 (0.63%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 47 (14.69%) Oracle
2 37 (11.56%) HP
3 28 (8.75%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.81%) VMware
5 8 (2.50%) Citrix
5 8 (2.50%) Dynatrace
6 6 (1.88%) IBM
7 5 (1.56%) AppDynamics
7 5 (1.56%) F5
7 5 (1.56%) Google
7 5 (1.56%) RedGate
8 4 (1.25%) LexisNexis
8 4 (1.25%) New Relic
9 3 (0.94%) Perforce
9 3 (0.94%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.94%) SaltStack
9 3 (0.94%) SAP
9 3 (0.94%) Splunk
9 3 (0.94%) Veeam
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Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30309 - £34157 per annum + Flexitime, Pension & More
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus and Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Interactive Software
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
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London
Talent Point
Salary: £85000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
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Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
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