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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 628 685 633
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -52
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 218 169 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 177 123 186
Average salary £43,500 £38,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.47% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,925 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £56,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
79957 79988 79087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.89% 82.38% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 65729 64406 66358
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +18 96 £45,000 -5.26% 16
South East +15 43 £50,000 +17.64% 6
East of England +20 20 £40,000 +14.28% 1
South West -10 19 £33,750 -
Yorkshire -6 15 £35,000 - 7
North West -16 12 £32,500 +14.03% 3
West Midlands -21 6 £33,750 -4.92%
East Midlands +17 5 £27,500 -3.50%
North East - 3 £31,250 -
Load Testing
UK

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 251 (59.06%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (48.00%) SQL
3 169 (39.76%) QA
4 146 (34.35%) Java
5 138 (32.47%) Test Automation
6 108 (25.41%) JavaScript
7 107 (25.18%) Selenium
8 101 (23.76%) Continuous Integration
9 100 (23.53%) C#
10 98 (23.06%) JIRA
11 95 (22.35%) .NET
12 88 (20.71%) SQL Server
13 87 (20.47%) Web Services
13 87 (20.47%) WebDriver
14 86 (20.24%) Automated Testing
15 83 (19.53%) Test Scripting
16 82 (19.29%) Software Testing
17 81 (19.06%) JMeter
18 77 (18.12%) HTML
19 75 (17.65%) Windows
19 75 (17.65%) Performance Testing
20 72 (16.94%) ISEB
21 71 (16.71%) Degree
22 67 (15.76%) Jenkins
23 65 (15.29%) User Acceptance Testing
24 63 (14.82%) Finance
25 62 (14.59%) Microsoft
25 62 (14.59%) TDD
26 61 (14.35%) Oracle
26 61 (14.35%) Scrum

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 35 (8.24%) IIS
2 19 (4.47%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.82%) CMS
4 9 (2.12%) Apache
4 9 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.88%) Apache Solr
5 8 (1.88%) JBoss
6 7 (1.65%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.65%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.41%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.41%) Confluence
7 6 (1.41%) Node.js
8 5 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.18%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.24%) Jetty
Applications
1 26 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.88%) Changepoint
2 3 (0.71%) Agresso
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.35%) SaaS
2 6 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.94%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (0.94%) CloudFront
4 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.71%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (0.47%) GitHub
5 2 (0.47%) IaaS
5 2 (0.47%) PaaS
5 2 (0.47%) Heroku
6 1 (0.24%) Route 53
6 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.06%) Internet
2 15 (3.53%) HTTP
3 9 (2.12%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.65%) DNS
5 4 (0.94%) LDAP
6 3 (0.71%) LAN
6 3 (0.71%) WAN
6 3 (0.71%) SSL
6 3 (0.71%) Firewall
6 3 (0.71%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.47%) Network Security
7 2 (0.47%) AMQP
7 2 (0.47%) FTP
7 2 (0.47%) SMTP
8 1 (0.24%) DHCP
8 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.24%) VoIP
8 1 (0.24%) Broadband
8 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (20.71%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (7.76%) MySQL
4 24 (5.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (4.94%) MongoDB
6 20 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (3.53%) Oracle Database
8 14 (3.29%) NoSQL
9 13 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (2.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 10 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (2.12%) Redis
13 8 (1.88%) SSDT
13 8 (1.88%) OLTP
14 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (1.65%) Siebel EIM
14 7 (1.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 107 (25.18%) Selenium
2 98 (23.06%) JIRA
3 87 (20.47%) WebDriver
4 81 (19.06%) JMeter
5 67 (15.76%) Jenkins
6 41 (9.65%) SoapUI
7 35 (8.24%) LoadRunner
8 32 (7.53%) NUnit
8 32 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 31 (7.29%) FitNesse
10 30 (7.06%) JUnit
10 30 (7.06%) Visual Studio
11 28 (6.59%) Git (software)
12 25 (5.88%) Cucumber
13 23 (5.41%) SpecFlow
14 22 (5.18%) Subversion
15 20 (4.71%) TeamCity
16 18 (4.24%) QuickTest Pro
17 15 (3.53%) Hudson
18 13 (3.06%) Bugzilla
General
1 63 (14.82%) Finance
2 53 (12.47%) Retail
3 25 (5.88%) Banking
4 20 (4.71%) Games
5 19 (4.47%) Back Office
5 19 (4.47%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.82%) Marketing
7 9 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.88%) Multimedia
9 7 (1.65%) Publishing
9 7 (1.65%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.65%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.65%) Legal
10 6 (1.41%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.94%) Law
12 2 (0.47%) Advertising
13 1 (0.24%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (28.71%) Developer
2 71 (16.71%) Test Engineer
3 65 (15.29%) Analyst
4 58 (13.65%) Tester
5 54 (12.71%) Test Analyst
6 53 (12.47%) Software Engineer
7 30 (7.06%) Java Developer
7 30 (7.06%) Software Test Engineer
8 26 (6.12%) QA Engineer
9 25 (5.88%) Test Manager
10 21 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
11 20 (4.71%) C# Developer
12 18 (4.24%) Automation Engineer
13 17 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
14 16 (3.76%) .NET Developer
15 15 (3.53%) QA Tester
16 14 (3.29%) QA Manager
16 14 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
16 14 (3.29%) QA Analyst
17 12 (2.82%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (22.35%) .NET
2 87 (20.47%) Web Services
3 77 (18.12%) HTML
4 56 (13.18%) XML
5 47 (11.06%) CSS
5 47 (11.06%) SOAP
6 42 (9.88%) LAMP
7 37 (8.71%) ASP.NET
8 28 (6.59%) jQuery
9 27 (6.35%) WCF
9 27 (6.35%) Spring
10 26 (6.12%) .NET Framework
11 20 (4.71%) J2EE
12 19 (4.47%) Hibernate
12 19 (4.47%) JSON
12 19 (4.47%) REST
13 17 (4.00%) MSMQ
14 16 (3.76%) RESTful
15 15 (3.53%) Struts
16 14 (3.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.00%) Open Source
2 46 (10.82%) Computer Science
3 36 (8.47%) Mobile App
4 35 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.29%) Statistics
6 13 (3.06%) Data Structures
7 12 (2.82%) Mathematics
8 11 (2.59%) Online Games
8 11 (2.59%) Streaming Video
9 9 (2.12%) Graphic Design
9 9 (2.12%) Mobile Payment
10 8 (1.88%) User Experience
10 8 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.88%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.65%) N-Tier
12 6 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (1.18%) EPoS
14 4 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
15 3 (0.71%) Fat Client
15 3 (0.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 75 (17.65%) Windows
2 45 (10.59%) Linux
3 24 (5.65%) Apple iOS
4 19 (4.47%) Android
5 16 (3.76%) UNIX
6 6 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.18%) CentOS
7 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.94%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.47%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.47%) Solaris
10 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (59.06%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (32.47%) Test Automation
3 101 (23.76%) Continuous Integration
4 86 (20.24%) Automated Testing
5 83 (19.53%) Test Scripting
6 82 (19.29%) Software Testing
7 75 (17.65%) Performance Testing
8 65 (15.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 62 (14.59%) TDD
10 61 (14.35%) Scrum
11 52 (12.24%) E-Commerce
12 51 (12.00%) Mentoring
13 48 (11.29%) Unit Testing
14 46 (10.82%) Security Testing
15 43 (10.12%) Manual Testing
15 43 (10.12%) Test Strategy
16 40 (9.41%) MVC
17 35 (8.24%) Regression Testing
18 32 (7.53%) System Testing
19 31 (7.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 204 (48.00%) SQL
2 146 (34.35%) Java
3 108 (25.41%) JavaScript
4 100 (23.53%) C#
5 57 (13.41%) PHP
6 39 (9.18%) Python
7 37 (8.71%) Ruby
8 23 (5.41%) T-SQL
9 21 (4.94%) C
10 18 (4.24%) C++
11 12 (2.82%) Scala
12 11 (2.59%) VB
13 7 (1.65%) VB6
14 6 (1.41%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.41%) Perl
15 4 (0.94%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.94%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.71%) XPath
16 3 (0.71%) XQuery
17 2 (0.47%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 72 (16.94%) ISEB
2 71 (16.71%) Degree
3 60 (14.12%) ISTQB
4 19 (4.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (3.76%) VCP4
6 14 (3.29%) Security Cleared
7 13 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (2.35%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.94%) MCSE
10 3 (0.71%) CCNA
10 3 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.24%) MCTS
12 1 (0.24%) MCITP
12 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.24%) MCSA
12 1 (0.24%) PhD
12 1 (0.24%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (39.76%) QA
2 4 (0.94%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.88%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.41%) vSphere
3 5 (1.18%) Firmware
3 5 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.94%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.71%) Varnish
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.47%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.41%) Puppet
3 3 (0.71%) SELinux
3 3 (0.71%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.71%) Nagios
4 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.24%) Ansible
5 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.24%) SCCM
5 1 (0.24%) SCOM
5 1 (0.24%) Munin
5 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.24%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 62 (14.59%) Microsoft
2 61 (14.35%) Oracle
3 18 (4.24%) VMware
4 15 (3.53%) IBM
5 14 (3.29%) Google
6 13 (3.06%) HP
7 11 (2.59%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.65%) Siebel
9 5 (1.18%) Cisco
9 5 (1.18%) Apple
9 5 (1.18%) F5
10 4 (0.94%) Splunk
11 3 (0.71%) NetApp
12 2 (0.47%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.47%) EMC
12 2 (0.47%) Citrix
13 1 (0.24%) Temenos
13 1 (0.24%) SAP
13 1 (0.24%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.24%) McAfee
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Salary: Corporate Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
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Posted: Yesterday
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