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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 669 667 665
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 216 224 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 180 192 135
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,267 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +22.85%
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
86980 88764 81227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 85.08% 82.85% 81.69%
Number of salaries quoted 72449 71450 67160
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 August 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 August 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 +8 70 £52,500 +7.69% 14
South East +4 49 £50,000 +3.09% 7
Yorkshire +38 42 £44,500 -25.83% 3
West Midlands +11 20 £32,500 +49.42%
East Midlands +6 9 £47,500 +46.15%
South West -20 9 £37,500 -6.25%
North West -33 9 £37,500 -6.25% 6
East of England -9 7 £40,000 - 1
North East -7 1 £35,000 +27.27%
Load Testing
UK

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 229 (59.33%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (34.97%) QA
3 130 (33.68%) SQL
4 129 (33.42%) Selenium
5 128 (33.16%) Java
6 116 (30.05%) C#
7 101 (26.17%) Finance
8 95 (24.61%) Test Scripting
9 90 (23.32%) Software Testing
10 88 (22.80%) .NET
10 88 (22.80%) SQL Server
11 82 (21.24%) Automated Testing
12 80 (20.73%) HTML
12 80 (20.73%) JavaScript
13 79 (20.47%) Performance Testing
14 78 (20.21%) JMeter
15 75 (19.43%) Test Automation
16 68 (17.62%) WebDriver
17 67 (17.36%) Web Services
18 65 (16.84%) Software Engineering
19 64 (16.58%) User Acceptance Testing
20 63 (16.32%) Continuous Integration
21 60 (15.54%) ISEB
22 58 (15.03%) JIRA
23 57 (14.77%) Microsoft
24 54 (13.99%) XML
24 54 (13.99%) Linux
24 54 (13.99%) Test Management
25 53 (13.73%) Degree
26 52 (13.47%) Test Strategy

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (6.48%) IIS
2 13 (3.37%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.85%) WebSphere
4 10 (2.59%) WebLogic
4 10 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.30%) JBoss
5 5 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.04%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.04%) Node.js
7 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.78%) SAS
8 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.26%) Apache
8 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.26%) CMS
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.26%) Drupal
8 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.59%) MS Office
3 5 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.85%) Changepoint
2 4 (1.04%) thinkFolio
2 4 (1.04%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (2.85%) SaaS
4 8 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.04%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.52%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.26%) GitHub
7 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.63%) Internet
2 10 (2.59%) HTTP
3 7 (1.81%) Firewall
4 6 (1.55%) DNS
5 4 (1.04%) Network Security
5 4 (1.04%) SMTP
5 4 (1.04%) LDAP
6 3 (0.78%) LAN
6 3 (0.78%) VoIP
6 3 (0.78%) WAN
6 3 (0.78%) DHCP
6 3 (0.78%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.78%) VLAN
6 3 (0.78%) VPN
7 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.26%) FTP
8 1 (0.26%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.26%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (22.80%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.07%) MySQL
3 19 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (4.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (3.89%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.85%) SQL Server 2000
7 11 (2.85%) Big Data
8 10 (2.59%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.59%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.55%) OLTP
11 5 (1.30%) Siebel EIM
11 5 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (1.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 129 (33.42%) Selenium
2 78 (20.21%) JMeter
3 68 (17.62%) WebDriver
4 58 (15.03%) JIRA
5 43 (11.14%) Jenkins
6 41 (10.62%) HP UFT
6 41 (10.62%) LoadRunner
7 33 (8.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 30 (7.77%) Cucumber
9 28 (7.25%) Visual Studio
10 25 (6.48%) FitNesse
11 23 (5.96%) SoapUI
12 21 (5.44%) Subversion
13 20 (5.18%) NUnit
14 18 (4.66%) Git (software)
15 15 (3.89%) WinRunner
16 14 (3.63%) SpecFlow
17 12 (3.11%) Ranorex
18 11 (2.85%) WATIR
19 10 (2.59%) JUnit
General
1 101 (26.17%) Finance
2 46 (11.92%) Retail
3 30 (7.77%) Banking
4 26 (6.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 23 (5.96%) Telecoms
6 16 (4.15%) Games
7 12 (3.11%) Marketing
8 9 (2.33%) Back Office
9 7 (1.81%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.30%) Front Office
10 5 (1.30%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.78%) Publishing
12 3 (0.78%) Electronics
12 3 (0.78%) Automotive
13 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.26%) Local Government
14 1 (0.26%) Legal
14 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 78 (20.21%) Analyst
2 65 (16.84%) Tester
3 54 (13.99%) Test Analyst
4 48 (12.44%) Software Engineer
5 47 (12.18%) Developer
6 31 (8.03%) Test Engineer
7 30 (7.77%) Senior Software Engineer
8 27 (6.99%) Test Leader
9 25 (6.48%) QA Analyst
10 24 (6.22%) Test Manager
11 17 (4.40%) Software Developer
12 14 (3.63%) QA Engineer
13 13 (3.37%) Consultant
14 12 (3.11%) Technical Tester
14 12 (3.11%) Systems Tester
15 11 (2.85%) Agile Test Analyst
16 10 (2.59%) QA Tester
16 10 (2.59%) Senior Analyst
17 9 (2.33%) Java Developer
17 9 (2.33%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (22.80%) .NET
2 80 (20.73%) HTML
3 67 (17.36%) Web Services
4 54 (13.99%) XML
5 44 (11.40%) ASP.NET
6 34 (8.81%) CSS
7 32 (8.29%) HTML5
8 24 (6.22%) RESTful
9 22 (5.70%) LAMP
9 22 (5.70%) Apache Flex
9 22 (5.70%) WPF
10 21 (5.44%) REST
11 17 (4.40%) .NET Framework
12 16 (4.15%) jQuery
13 14 (3.63%) XSL
13 14 (3.63%) WSDL
13 14 (3.63%) XML Schema
14 13 (3.37%) XSLT
15 12 (3.11%) SOAP
15 12 (3.11%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.51%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.48%) Mobile App
3 23 (5.96%) NHS
4 19 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.59%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.07%) iSeries
8 7 (1.81%) User Experience
9 6 (1.55%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.55%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.04%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.04%) Clustering
10 4 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.78%) DTV
11 3 (0.78%) Streaming Video
11 3 (0.78%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 54 (13.99%) Linux
2 40 (10.36%) Windows
3 37 (9.59%) UNIX
4 6 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.55%) CentOS
4 6 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.04%) Debian
5 4 (1.04%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.04%) Android
5 4 (1.04%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.78%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.52%) webOS
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (59.33%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (24.61%) Test Scripting
3 90 (23.32%) Software Testing
4 82 (21.24%) Automated Testing
5 79 (20.47%) Performance Testing
6 75 (19.43%) Test Automation
7 65 (16.84%) Software Engineering
8 64 (16.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 63 (16.32%) Continuous Integration
10 54 (13.99%) Test Management
11 52 (13.47%) Test Strategy
12 49 (12.69%) Integration Testing
13 40 (10.36%) Automation Testing
14 39 (10.10%) E-Commerce
14 39 (10.10%) Scrum
15 38 (9.84%) BDD
16 37 (9.59%) Regression Testing
17 36 (9.33%) Mentoring
18 35 (9.07%) Open Source
19 34 (8.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 130 (33.68%) SQL
2 128 (33.16%) Java
3 116 (30.05%) C#
4 80 (20.73%) JavaScript
5 42 (10.88%) PHP
6 27 (6.99%) Ruby
7 25 (6.48%) C++
8 22 (5.70%) Python
9 13 (3.37%) T-SQL
9 13 (3.37%) Bash Shell
10 12 (3.11%) C
11 11 (2.85%) VB
11 11 (2.85%) VB6
11 11 (2.85%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.59%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.07%) Scala
13 8 (2.07%) Groovy
13 8 (2.07%) Perl
14 3 (0.78%) Go
15 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (15.54%) ISEB
2 53 (13.73%) Degree
3 48 (12.44%) ISTQB
4 28 (7.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (5.96%) Security Cleared
6 21 (5.44%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.55%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.78%) MCSE
8 3 (0.78%) HP ASE
8 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.52%) CCNP
9 2 (0.52%) CCNA
9 2 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.26%) PhD
10 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (34.97%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.26%) EMIR
2 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.78%) Firmware
2 3 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.78%) vSphere
2 3 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (0.78%) Docker
2 3 (0.78%) LXC
3 2 (0.52%) Varnish
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 31 (8.03%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (4.92%) Puppet
3 6 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.04%) Ansible
4 4 (1.04%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.78%) WSUS
6 2 (0.52%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.52%) SELinux
6 2 (0.52%) Nagios
7 1 (0.26%) Munin
7 1 (0.26%) SCOM
7 1 (0.26%) Oozie
Vendors
1 57 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.10%) Oracle
3 12 (3.11%) HP
4 11 (2.85%) VMware
4 11 (2.85%) IBM
5 8 (2.07%) New Relic
6 5 (1.30%) Siebel
7 4 (1.04%) Cisco
7 4 (1.04%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.04%) Charles River
7 4 (1.04%) Google
7 4 (1.04%) SimCorp
8 3 (0.78%) CommVault
8 3 (0.78%) SAP
9 2 (0.52%) Dell
9 2 (0.52%) EMC
9 2 (0.52%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.52%) Telerik
9 2 (0.52%) Splunk
10 1 (0.26%) SOASTA, Inc
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 6 hours ago
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ISL
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Newton Blue
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Newton Blue
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
ABRS
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £9,000 Flexible Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Milton Keynes, South East, United Kingdom
White Clarke Group
Salary: £25-£37,815 depending on experience
Posted: 24 days ago