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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 660 717 649
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -68
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 212 161 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.19% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 174 126 179
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%
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
86698 83726 86947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.30% 81.77% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 71999 67940 74673
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +20 92 £47,500 -5.00% 8
South East +51 58 £45,000 -5.26% 1
North West -16 16 £33,000 +15.78% 1
East of England -20 16 £33,000 -9.58% 1
Yorkshire -29 13 £35,000 +2.94% 3
East Midlands - 11 £47,500 - 1
South West -4 7 £31,000 -11.42% 3
Load Testing
UK

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 256 (58.05%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (52.15%) SQL
3 192 (43.54%) QA
4 143 (32.43%) Java
5 140 (31.75%) Test Automation
6 116 (26.30%) SQL Server
7 105 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 105 (23.81%) Selenium
8 104 (23.58%) Test Scripting
8 104 (23.58%) Microsoft
9 101 (22.90%) Continuous Integration
10 99 (22.45%) JIRA
11 96 (21.77%) Automated Testing
12 95 (21.54%) .NET
13 92 (20.86%) C#
14 87 (19.73%) Performance Testing
15 86 (19.50%) Web Services
16 79 (17.91%) Software Testing
17 77 (17.46%) User Acceptance Testing
17 77 (17.46%) Scrum
17 77 (17.46%) JMeter
18 72 (16.33%) XML
19 71 (16.10%) HTML
19 71 (16.10%) ISEB
19 71 (16.10%) WebDriver
20 66 (14.97%) TDD
21 65 (14.74%) Degree
22 63 (14.29%) ISTQB
23 61 (13.83%) Windows
24 60 (13.61%) Test Strategy

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 24 (5.44%) Tomcat
2 20 (4.54%) IIS
3 19 (4.31%) WebSphere
4 16 (3.63%) Apache
5 15 (3.40%) WebLogic
6 13 (2.95%) JBoss
7 11 (2.49%) CMS
8 9 (2.04%) Apache Solr
8 9 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.81%) Confluence
9 8 (1.81%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.36%) WebLogic Portal
11 5 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.13%) nginx
12 4 (0.91%) WordPress
12 4 (0.91%) Lotus Domino
12 4 (0.91%) SAS
12 4 (0.91%) Drupal
13 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 40 (9.07%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.76%) SaaS
2 15 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.91%) Rackspace Cloud
5 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.45%) GitHub
6 2 (0.45%) Trello
7 1 (0.23%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.23%) Route 53
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.71%) HTTP
2 33 (7.48%) Internet
3 17 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 14 (3.17%) DNS
4 14 (3.17%) SMTP
5 11 (2.49%) Firewall
6 6 (1.36%) Network Security
6 6 (1.36%) AMQP
7 5 (1.13%) LDAP
8 4 (0.91%) POP3
8 4 (0.91%) ICMP
8 4 (0.91%) SSL
9 3 (0.68%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.45%) FTP
10 2 (0.45%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.45%) WAN
10 2 (0.45%) DHCP
10 2 (0.45%) LAN
11 1 (0.23%) SMS
11 1 (0.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (26.30%) SQL Server
2 52 (11.79%) MySQL
3 51 (11.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (4.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (4.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (4.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (4.08%) Relational Database
8 15 (3.40%) SSDT
8 15 (3.40%) NoSQL
9 14 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (2.95%) Oracle Database
11 12 (2.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 12 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (2.27%) MongoDB
13 9 (2.04%) MarkLogic
13 9 (2.04%) OLTP
14 8 (1.81%) Big Data
15 6 (1.36%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 105 (23.81%) Selenium
2 99 (22.45%) JIRA
3 77 (17.46%) JMeter
4 71 (16.10%) WebDriver
5 58 (13.15%) Jenkins
6 56 (12.70%) SoapUI
7 45 (10.20%) Visual Studio
8 42 (9.52%) LoadRunner
9 32 (7.26%) TeamCity
10 30 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 28 (6.35%) Git (software)
11 28 (6.35%) NUnit
12 27 (6.12%) Subversion
13 24 (5.44%) FitNesse
14 21 (4.76%) JUnit
15 20 (4.54%) Cucumber
16 18 (4.08%) SpecFlow
16 18 (4.08%) QuickTest Pro
17 13 (2.95%) Bugzilla
18 11 (2.49%) Eclipse
General
1 45 (10.20%) Finance
2 42 (9.52%) Retail
3 18 (4.08%) Marketing
4 16 (3.63%) Games
5 14 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.72%) Back Office
7 10 (2.27%) Banking
8 8 (1.81%) Legal
9 7 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.36%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.13%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.91%) Law
13 3 (0.68%) Advertising
14 2 (0.45%) Publishing
15 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.23%) International Banking
15 1 (0.23%) Automotive
15 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 100 (22.68%) Developer
2 79 (17.91%) Test Engineer
3 59 (13.38%) Analyst
4 58 (13.15%) Tester
5 53 (12.02%) Software Engineer
6 49 (11.11%) Test Analyst
7 40 (9.07%) QA Engineer
8 33 (7.48%) Software Test Engineer
9 28 (6.35%) Test Leader
10 27 (6.12%) Test Manager
11 23 (5.22%) Software Developer
12 22 (4.99%) Automation Engineer
13 20 (4.54%) DBA
13 20 (4.54%) Senior Analyst
13 20 (4.54%) Java Developer
14 18 (4.08%) SQL Developer
14 18 (4.08%) Performance Tester
15 16 (3.63%) SQL DBA
15 16 (3.63%) Senior Test Analyst
15 16 (3.63%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (21.54%) .NET
2 86 (19.50%) Web Services
3 72 (16.33%) XML
4 71 (16.10%) HTML
5 57 (12.93%) SOAP
6 56 (12.70%) CSS
7 43 (9.75%) WCF
8 42 (9.52%) LAMP
9 37 (8.39%) ASP.NET
10 36 (8.16%) jQuery
11 30 (6.80%) .NET Framework
12 29 (6.58%) J2EE
13 27 (6.12%) REST
14 21 (4.76%) Spring
15 19 (4.31%) RESTful
16 17 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (3.85%) Ajax
16 17 (3.85%) ADO.NET
16 17 (3.85%) XSL
17 16 (3.63%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (10.20%) Open Source
3 32 (7.26%) Computer Science
4 26 (5.90%) Mobile App
5 21 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.95%) Replication
6 13 (2.95%) User Experience
7 12 (2.72%) Mathematics
7 12 (2.72%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.49%) Online Games
9 9 (2.04%) RIA
10 8 (1.81%) Statistics
11 6 (1.36%) Symmetrix
11 6 (1.36%) Clustering
11 6 (1.36%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (1.36%) Mobile Payment
12 5 (1.13%) EPoS
12 5 (1.13%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.13%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.91%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 61 (13.83%) Windows
2 48 (10.88%) Linux
3 14 (3.17%) UNIX
4 10 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.59%) Android
5 7 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.36%) Solaris
7 5 (1.13%) FreeBSD
7 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.91%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.91%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.68%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.68%) CentOS
10 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.23%) Debian
11 1 (0.23%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (58.05%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (31.75%) Test Automation
3 104 (23.58%) Test Scripting
4 101 (22.90%) Continuous Integration
5 96 (21.77%) Automated Testing
6 87 (19.73%) Performance Testing
7 79 (17.91%) Software Testing
8 77 (17.46%) User Acceptance Testing
8 77 (17.46%) Scrum
9 66 (14.97%) TDD
10 60 (13.61%) Test Strategy
11 56 (12.70%) Mentoring
12 54 (12.24%) E-Commerce
13 47 (10.66%) MVC
14 42 (9.52%) Manual Testing
15 41 (9.30%) Security Testing
15 41 (9.30%) Unit Testing
16 40 (9.07%) Workflow
17 39 (8.84%) Integration Testing
18 35 (7.94%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 230 (52.15%) SQL
2 143 (32.43%) Java
3 105 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 92 (20.86%) C#
5 49 (11.11%) PHP
6 48 (10.88%) T-SQL
7 26 (5.90%) Python
7 26 (5.90%) Ruby
8 24 (5.44%) C++
9 14 (3.17%) Scala
10 10 (2.27%) Perl
11 7 (1.59%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.13%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.91%) C
13 4 (0.91%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.68%) XPath
14 3 (0.68%) XQuery
14 3 (0.68%) AspectJ
15 1 (0.23%) Groovy
15 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (16.10%) ISEB
2 65 (14.74%) Degree
3 63 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 19 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (2.72%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 8 (1.81%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.13%) MCITP
9 4 (0.91%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.23%) PhD
10 1 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.23%) MCTS
10 1 (0.23%) MCP
10 1 (0.23%) HND
10 1 (0.23%) MCSE
10 1 (0.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (43.54%) QA
2 6 (1.36%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (1.59%) Hyper-V
1 7 (1.59%) vSphere
2 6 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.91%) Varnish
3 4 (0.91%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.45%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.23%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.23%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.91%) HAProxy
3 4 (0.91%) ZABBIX
3 4 (0.91%) Puppet
3 4 (0.91%) Capistrano
3 4 (0.91%) Nagios
4 3 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.68%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.23%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.23%) Ansible
5 1 (0.23%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 104 (23.58%) Microsoft
2 52 (11.79%) Oracle
3 19 (4.31%) IBM
3 19 (4.31%) VMware
4 15 (3.40%) HP
5 13 (2.95%) Cisco
6 10 (2.27%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.04%) F5
8 6 (1.36%) Google
8 6 (1.36%) EMC
9 5 (1.13%) Rackspace
10 4 (0.91%) Citrix
10 4 (0.91%) Lotus
11 3 (0.68%) Apple
11 3 (0.68%) NetApp
11 3 (0.68%) Siebel
11 3 (0.68%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.68%) Canoo
11 3 (0.68%) hybris
12 2 (0.45%) Atlassian
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Met Office
Salary: £26,988 per annum and up to £30,194 for exceptional candidates
Posted: 21 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: Yesterday
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RecruitmentRevolution.com
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sidcup
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Salary: Up to £30,000 (depending on experience)
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Isleworth, Middlesex
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + bens
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Salary: up to £35K depending on level of experience + excellent benefits
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Leeds, Rawdon
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Salary: up to £35K depending on level of experience + excellent benefits
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Northamptonshire
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