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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 679 685 700
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 171 222 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 139 184 137
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £33,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
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
83632 91284 81559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.95% 82.72% 80.94%
Number of salaries quoted 68760 74899 67823
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -14 62 £47,500 - 8
South East +20 46 £50,000 +11.11% 6
East of England +37 19 £42,500 -43.33% 4
Yorkshire -23 19 £35,000 -39.13% 2
South West +8 15 £32,000 -14.66% 3
West Midlands - 5 £33,750 -
East Midlands - 4 £41,500 -
North West -14 3 £36,500 -10.97% 3
North East - 1 - -
Load Testing
UK

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (60.10%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (45.41%) SQL
3 146 (38.32%) QA
4 141 (37.01%) Java
5 111 (29.13%) Selenium
6 100 (26.25%) Test Automation
6 100 (26.25%) JavaScript
7 96 (25.20%) C#
8 93 (24.41%) .NET
9 86 (22.57%) Test Scripting
10 85 (22.31%) Software Testing
11 82 (21.52%) SQL Server
12 81 (21.26%) Web Services
13 80 (21.00%) Automated Testing
13 80 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
14 77 (20.21%) WebDriver
15 75 (19.69%) Performance Testing
15 75 (19.69%) JMeter
16 72 (18.90%) Finance
16 72 (18.90%) Degree
17 71 (18.64%) JIRA
18 70 (18.37%) HTML
19 64 (16.80%) User Acceptance Testing
20 62 (16.27%) PHP
21 60 (15.75%) Windows
21 60 (15.75%) ISTQB
22 58 (15.22%) Oracle
22 58 (15.22%) ISEB
22 58 (15.22%) Jenkins
23 51 (13.39%) XML

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 37 (9.71%) IIS
2 11 (2.89%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.10%) CMS
5 7 (1.84%) Apache
6 6 (1.57%) Node.js
7 5 (1.31%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.31%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.31%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (0.79%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.52%) JBoss
9 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.26%) Drupal
10 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.26%) Confluence
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (3.67%) Changepoint
2 4 (1.05%) thinkFolio
2 4 (1.05%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.79%) Agresso
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.62%) SaaS
3 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.05%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.79%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.79%) CloudFront
5 3 (0.79%) PaaS
6 2 (0.52%) Heroku
6 2 (0.52%) IaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.26%) GitHub
7 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.56%) Internet
2 12 (3.15%) HTTP
3 8 (2.10%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.31%) DNS
5 4 (1.05%) Firewall
6 3 (0.79%) WAN
6 3 (0.79%) LAN
6 3 (0.79%) SSL
7 2 (0.52%) SAN
7 2 (0.52%) Network Security
8 1 (0.26%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.26%) NAS
8 1 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.26%) HSRP
8 1 (0.26%) VoIP
8 1 (0.26%) LDAP
8 1 (0.26%) Broadband
8 1 (0.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (21.52%) SQL Server
2 41 (10.76%) MySQL
3 20 (5.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (5.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (4.46%) MongoDB
6 15 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (3.41%) SQL Server 2000
7 13 (3.41%) Big Data
8 11 (2.89%) Oracle Database
8 11 (2.89%) NoSQL
9 10 (2.62%) Relational Database
10 9 (2.36%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (2.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 9 (2.36%) Siebel EIM
10 9 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.36%) OLTP
11 7 (1.84%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 111 (29.13%) Selenium
2 77 (20.21%) WebDriver
3 75 (19.69%) JMeter
4 71 (18.64%) JIRA
5 58 (15.22%) Jenkins
6 28 (7.35%) FitNesse
7 26 (6.82%) JUnit
8 25 (6.56%) Subversion
9 24 (6.30%) LoadRunner
9 24 (6.30%) Cucumber
10 23 (6.04%) NUnit
10 23 (6.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (5.51%) Visual Studio
12 18 (4.72%) SoapUI
12 18 (4.72%) SpecFlow
13 16 (4.20%) Git (software)
14 13 (3.41%) QuickTest Pro
15 10 (2.62%) TestNG
15 10 (2.62%) Hudson
16 8 (2.10%) Appium
General
1 72 (18.90%) Finance
2 47 (12.34%) Retail
3 25 (6.56%) Banking
4 20 (5.25%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 19 (4.99%) Back Office
6 12 (3.15%) Games
7 10 (2.62%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.36%) Retail Banking
8 9 (2.36%) Marketing
9 8 (2.10%) Legal
10 7 (1.84%) Publishing
10 7 (1.84%) Aerospace
11 6 (1.57%) Multimedia
12 4 (1.05%) Front Office
13 3 (0.79%) Electronics
13 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.26%) Advertising
14 1 (0.26%) Local Government
14 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 95 (24.93%) Developer
2 73 (19.16%) Analyst
3 63 (16.54%) Tester
4 53 (13.91%) Test Analyst
5 51 (13.39%) Software Engineer
6 37 (9.71%) Test Engineer
7 27 (7.09%) Java Developer
8 24 (6.30%) QA Analyst
9 19 (4.99%) Senior Software Engineer
10 18 (4.72%) Test Manager
11 17 (4.46%) Senior Analyst
12 16 (4.20%) QA Manager
13 15 (3.94%) Software Test Engineer
14 14 (3.67%) Software Tester
14 14 (3.67%) QA Tester
14 14 (3.67%) AWS Developer
15 13 (3.41%) QA Engineer
15 13 (3.41%) Senior Test Analyst
16 12 (3.15%) Senior Tester
17 11 (2.89%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (24.41%) .NET
2 81 (21.26%) Web Services
3 70 (18.37%) HTML
4 51 (13.39%) XML
5 41 (10.76%) ASP.NET
6 40 (10.50%) LAMP
7 25 (6.56%) CSS
8 19 (4.99%) .NET Framework
8 19 (4.99%) RESTful
8 19 (4.99%) HTML5
9 17 (4.46%) Spring
9 17 (4.46%) WSDL
9 17 (4.46%) XML Schema
10 16 (4.20%) SOAP
10 16 (4.20%) WPF
11 13 (3.41%) LINQ
11 13 (3.41%) XHTML
11 13 (3.41%) XSL
11 13 (3.41%) XSLT
11 13 (3.41%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.76%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.56%) Mobile App
3 22 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.89%) NHS
4 11 (2.89%) Streaming Video
5 10 (2.62%) Mobile Payment
6 9 (2.36%) Graphic Design
7 8 (2.10%) Statistics
7 8 (2.10%) iSeries
7 8 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.84%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.31%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.31%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.31%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.05%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.79%) DTV
12 3 (0.79%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.79%) User Experience
12 3 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 60 (15.75%) Windows
2 48 (12.60%) Linux
3 29 (7.61%) UNIX
4 21 (5.51%) Apple iOS
5 16 (4.20%) Android
6 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.79%) CentOS
8 3 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.79%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.52%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (60.10%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (26.25%) Test Automation
3 86 (22.57%) Test Scripting
4 85 (22.31%) Software Testing
5 80 (21.00%) Automated Testing
5 80 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
6 75 (19.69%) Performance Testing
7 64 (16.80%) User Acceptance Testing
8 46 (12.07%) Open Source
9 45 (11.81%) Scrum
10 43 (11.29%) Mentoring
11 42 (11.02%) Unit Testing
12 41 (10.76%) Test Strategy
12 41 (10.76%) Software Engineering
13 40 (10.50%) TDD
14 38 (9.97%) SDLC
15 35 (9.19%) BDD
16 34 (8.92%) E-Commerce
17 30 (7.87%) Regression Testing
18 28 (7.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 173 (45.41%) SQL
2 141 (37.01%) Java
3 100 (26.25%) JavaScript
4 96 (25.20%) C#
5 62 (16.27%) PHP
6 42 (11.02%) Ruby
7 35 (9.19%) Python
8 23 (6.04%) C++
9 22 (5.77%) C
10 17 (4.46%) VB
11 16 (4.20%) T-SQL
12 13 (3.41%) VB6
13 10 (2.62%) PowerShell
14 9 (2.36%) Scala
15 7 (1.84%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.84%) Perl
16 6 (1.57%) VB.NET
17 5 (1.31%) Groovy
17 5 (1.31%) Bash Shell
18 4 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (18.90%) Degree
2 60 (15.75%) ISTQB
3 58 (15.22%) ISEB
4 22 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (4.99%) Security Cleared
6 15 (3.94%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.05%) MCSE
9 3 (0.79%) CCNA
9 3 (0.79%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.52%) PhD
11 1 (0.26%) CCIE
11 1 (0.26%) CCNP
11 1 (0.26%) MCSA
11 1 (0.26%) MCP
11 1 (0.26%) MCSD
11 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (38.32%) QA
2 3 (0.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.26%) EMIR
3 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (2.10%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.31%) Firmware
3 4 (1.05%) vSphere
3 4 (1.05%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.79%) Varnish
5 2 (0.52%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (5.25%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (3.67%) Puppet
3 3 (0.79%) SELinux
4 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.52%) SCOM
5 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.26%) Munin
5 1 (0.26%) Nagios
5 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.26%) SCCM
5 1 (0.26%) Oozie
5 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.26%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 58 (15.22%) Oracle
2 48 (12.60%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.94%) VMware
4 13 (3.41%) Google
5 12 (3.15%) IBM
5 12 (3.15%) HP
6 9 (2.36%) Siebel
7 8 (2.10%) New Relic
8 5 (1.31%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.31%) Apple
9 4 (1.05%) SAP
9 4 (1.05%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.05%) Charles River
9 4 (1.05%) SimCorp
10 3 (0.79%) Splunk
11 2 (0.52%) F5
11 2 (0.52%) Citrix
11 2 (0.52%) Cisco
12 1 (0.26%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.26%) Reuters
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £70000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum with excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Test-Direct
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Tessella Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago