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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 765 762 748
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 143 172 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 129 140 183
Median salary £50,000 £44,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% -6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -6.66%
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
80860 86168 93866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.93% 86.26% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 68167 70784 76994
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Load Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 62 £66,250 +39.47% 8
South East -3 19 £35,000 -30.00% 5
East of England +28 18 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South West +6 16 £40,000 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire 0 16 £43,750 +25.00% 1
North West +15 7 £41,000 +12.32% 3
North East +5 3 £30,000 -
Load Testing
UK

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing Load Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 151 (51.19%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (36.95%) SQL
3 107 (36.27%) QA
4 85 (28.81%) Selenium
4 85 (28.81%) Performance Testing
5 70 (23.73%) Computer Science
6 69 (23.39%) ISEB
7 68 (23.05%) JavaScript
8 63 (21.36%) Test Automation
9 61 (20.68%) C#
10 60 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
11 59 (20.00%) Automated Testing
11 59 (20.00%) Finance
12 57 (19.32%) TDD
12 57 (19.32%) Java
13 56 (18.98%) E-Commerce
14 53 (17.97%) HTML
15 52 (17.63%) XML
15 52 (17.63%) Degree
16 51 (17.29%) Test Scripting
16 51 (17.29%) CSS
17 49 (16.61%) .NET
18 48 (16.27%) User Acceptance Testing
19 47 (15.93%) ISTQB
19 47 (15.93%) Oracle
20 46 (15.59%) Software Testing
21 45 (15.25%) OO
22 44 (14.92%) Scrum
22 44 (14.92%) JIRA
23 43 (14.58%) Test Strategy

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (12.88%) Node.js
2 17 (5.76%) Apache Pig
3 11 (3.73%) CMS
4 7 (2.37%) Apache
4 7 (2.37%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.36%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.36%) IIS
7 3 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.02%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.02%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.34%) Drupal
8 1 (0.34%) JBoss
8 1 (0.34%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.03%) MS Office
2 6 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.02%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.05%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.02%) Changepoint
2 3 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.03%) SaaS
3 4 (1.36%) IaaS
4 3 (1.02%) DigitalOcean
4 3 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.02%) Sumo Logic
5 2 (0.68%) GitHub
5 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.42%) Internet
2 12 (4.07%) HTTP
3 8 (2.71%) DNS
4 4 (1.36%) BGP
4 4 (1.36%) Network Security
5 3 (1.02%) WinSCP
6 2 (0.68%) Extranet
6 2 (0.68%) Firewall
6 2 (0.68%) Intranet
6 2 (0.68%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.34%) IPsec
7 1 (0.34%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.34%) SAN
7 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.34%) VLAN
7 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.49%) Big Data
3 21 (7.12%) Hadoop
4 18 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (5.76%) Apache Hive
5 17 (5.76%) Data Mining
6 10 (3.39%) MySQL
6 10 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.71%) MS Access
8 6 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.03%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.03%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.03%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.03%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (1.69%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.69%) Redis
9 5 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 85 (28.81%) Selenium
2 44 (14.92%) JIRA
3 39 (13.22%) JMeter
4 38 (12.88%) Jenkins
5 30 (10.17%) HP UFT
6 29 (9.83%) Cucumber
7 28 (9.49%) Visual Studio
8 27 (9.15%) WebDriver
9 26 (8.81%) Git (software)
10 25 (8.47%) LoadRunner
11 23 (7.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (5.08%) SoapUI
13 14 (4.75%) FitNesse
14 13 (4.41%) SpecFlow
15 11 (3.73%) Hudson
16 10 (3.39%) NUnit
17 8 (2.71%) Subversion
17 8 (2.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 7 (2.37%) TeamCity
18 7 (2.37%) TestNG
General
1 59 (20.00%) Finance
2 14 (4.75%) Retail
3 9 (3.05%) Marketing
4 8 (2.71%) Legal
5 7 (2.37%) Law
6 5 (1.69%) Games
7 4 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.02%) Electronics
8 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.02%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.02%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (24.41%) Analyst
2 63 (21.36%) Test Analyst
3 52 (17.63%) Developer
4 48 (16.27%) Tester
5 44 (14.92%) Test Engineer
6 27 (9.15%) Senior Analyst
6 27 (9.15%) Senior Test Analyst
7 26 (8.81%) QA Engineer
8 23 (7.80%) Automation Tester
9 22 (7.46%) QA Tester
10 18 (6.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 18 (6.10%) Software Tester
10 18 (6.10%) Technical Engineer
11 15 (5.08%) Automation Test Analyst
11 15 (5.08%) Manual Test Analyst
12 14 (4.75%) Administrator
12 14 (4.75%) Software Test Engineer
12 14 (4.75%) Test Automation Engineer
13 13 (4.41%) QA Analyst
14 12 (4.07%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (17.97%) HTML
2 52 (17.63%) XML
3 51 (17.29%) CSS
4 49 (16.61%) .NET
5 36 (12.20%) jQuery
5 36 (12.20%) Web Services
6 34 (11.53%) HTML5
7 33 (11.19%) AngularJS
8 32 (10.85%) JSON
9 26 (8.81%) Ajax
9 26 (8.81%) Backbone.js
10 24 (8.14%) React
11 18 (6.10%) .NET Framework
12 17 (5.76%) ASP.NET
13 15 (5.08%) SOAP
14 11 (3.73%) LAMP
15 10 (3.39%) Middleware
15 10 (3.39%) Silverlight
16 8 (2.71%) Hibernate
16 8 (2.71%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 70 (23.73%) Computer Science
2 30 (10.17%) Algorithms
3 26 (8.81%) Data Structures
4 19 (6.44%) Mobile Payment
5 18 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (6.10%) N-Tier
6 10 (3.39%) User Experience
7 8 (2.71%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.71%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.37%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.03%) iPad
10 5 (1.69%) Clustering
10 5 (1.69%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.69%) Fintech
11 4 (1.36%) Physics
11 4 (1.36%) RIA
11 4 (1.36%) SWIFT
12 3 (1.02%) Mainframe
12 3 (1.02%) Replication
12 3 (1.02%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (14.58%) Windows
2 41 (13.90%) Linux
3 21 (7.12%) Unix
4 18 (6.10%) Android
4 18 (6.10%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.02%) CoreOS
6 2 (0.68%) Solaris
7 1 (0.34%) Debian
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (51.19%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (28.81%) Performance Testing
3 63 (21.36%) Test Automation
4 60 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 57 (19.32%) TDD
7 56 (18.98%) E-Commerce
8 51 (17.29%) Test Scripting
9 48 (16.27%) User Acceptance Testing
10 46 (15.59%) Software Testing
11 45 (15.25%) OO
12 44 (14.92%) Scrum
13 43 (14.58%) Functional Testing
13 43 (14.58%) Test Strategy
14 38 (12.88%) BDD
15 34 (11.53%) Automation Testing
16 33 (11.19%) Mentoring
16 33 (11.19%) Regression Testing
17 31 (10.51%) Manual Testing
17 31 (10.51%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 109 (36.95%) SQL
2 68 (23.05%) JavaScript
3 61 (20.68%) C#
4 57 (19.32%) Java
5 26 (8.81%) T-SQL
6 20 (6.78%) Python
6 20 (6.78%) Ruby
7 17 (5.76%) PL/SQL
8 16 (5.42%) PHP
9 15 (5.08%) C++
10 11 (3.73%) VB.NET
11 10 (3.39%) VB
12 9 (3.05%) PowerShell
13 8 (2.71%) VB6
14 6 (2.03%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.69%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.69%) VC++
16 4 (1.36%) C
16 4 (1.36%) Go
16 4 (1.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 69 (23.39%) ISEB
2 52 (17.63%) Degree
3 47 (15.93%) ISTQB
4 31 (10.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (3.05%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.05%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.03%) OCP
6 6 (2.03%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (1.02%) HP ASE
7 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (36.27%) QA
2 5 (1.69%) ISO 14001
2 5 (1.69%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.69%) Section 508
3 4 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.02%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (3.39%) Docker
2 9 (3.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.02%) HDFS
4 3 (1.02%) VirtualBox
4 3 (1.02%) Xen
5 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (8.14%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (3.73%) Puppet
3 6 (2.03%) Ansible
3 6 (2.03%) Perfmon
4 4 (1.36%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (1.36%) Salt
5 3 (1.02%) DameWare
5 3 (1.02%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.02%) Nagios
5 3 (1.02%) Packer
5 3 (1.02%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (1.02%) Terraform
5 3 (1.02%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (15.93%) Oracle
2 41 (13.90%) Microsoft
3 29 (9.83%) HP
4 7 (2.37%) VMware
5 6 (2.03%) Google
6 5 (1.69%) RedGate
7 4 (1.36%) Dynatrace
7 4 (1.36%) F5
7 4 (1.36%) IBM
8 3 (1.02%) Citrix
8 3 (1.02%) DevExpress
8 3 (1.02%) LexisNexis
8 3 (1.02%) New Relic
8 3 (1.02%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.02%) SaltStack
8 3 (1.02%) SAP
8 3 (1.02%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.02%) Splunk
8 3 (1.02%) Telerik
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