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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 740 709 753
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +44
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 165 204 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 150 163 118
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £29,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £64,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
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
82564 83454 82191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 86.87% 85.24% 84.95%
Number of salaries quoted 69342 69187 66079
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 73 £52,500 +9.37% 13
South East -8 33 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Yorkshire +18 20 £60,000 +71.42% 1
South West -16 14 £32,500 +1.56%
East Midlands +2 9 £40,500 -13.82% 1
North West +18 7 £44,250 +35.11% 2
East of England -14 4 £35,000 +6.06% 2
North East +1 2 £30,000 -4.00%
Load Testing
UK

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 236 (60.82%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (37.89%) SQL
3 142 (36.60%) QA
4 117 (30.15%) Performance Testing
5 116 (29.90%) ISEB
6 114 (29.38%) Selenium
7 103 (26.55%) C#
8 99 (25.52%) JavaScript
8 99 (25.52%) .NET
8 99 (25.52%) Computer Science
9 96 (24.74%) Test Automation
10 94 (24.23%) Test Scripting
11 92 (23.71%) Scrum
12 89 (22.94%) Java
13 86 (22.16%) Software Testing
14 85 (21.91%) Continuous Integration
15 83 (21.39%) SQL Server
16 81 (20.88%) HTML
17 79 (20.36%) Degree
18 78 (20.10%) Test Strategy
19 74 (19.07%) Finance
20 71 (18.30%) E-Commerce
21 70 (18.04%) Automated Testing
22 69 (17.78%) XML
23 64 (16.49%) CSS
23 64 (16.49%) TDD
23 64 (16.49%) User Acceptance Testing
24 62 (15.98%) JIRA
25 61 (15.72%) Windows
25 61 (15.72%) Jenkins

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 33 (8.51%) Node.js
2 19 (4.90%) IIS
3 17 (4.38%) Apache
4 14 (3.61%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.84%) WebLogic
6 9 (2.32%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.80%) CMS
8 7 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.80%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.29%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.29%) Drupal
10 5 (1.29%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.03%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.77%) JBoss
12 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.52%) Apache ServiceMix
14 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 30 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.55%) MS Office
5 5 (1.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.32%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (1.80%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.77%) Magento
3 3 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.80%) SaaS
3 4 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.03%) GitHub
4 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.26%) IaaS
5 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.02%) Internet
2 13 (3.35%) DNS
3 8 (2.06%) HTTP
3 8 (2.06%) SSL
4 7 (1.80%) FTP
4 7 (1.80%) SMTP
5 6 (1.55%) ASN.1
5 6 (1.55%) Intranet
5 6 (1.55%) Network Security
6 5 (1.29%) BGP
6 5 (1.29%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.03%) WinSCP
8 2 (0.52%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.52%) LAN
8 2 (0.52%) WAN
9 1 (0.26%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.26%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.26%) DHCP
9 1 (0.26%) Extranet
9 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (21.39%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.99%) MySQL
3 17 (4.38%) Oracle Database
4 16 (4.12%) Big Data
5 15 (3.87%) Oracle Database 10g
5 15 (3.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (3.87%) Relational Database
6 14 (3.61%) Oracle Database 12c
6 14 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.55%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.29%) Informix
10 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.29%) PerformancePoint
10 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 114 (29.38%) Selenium
2 62 (15.98%) JIRA
3 61 (15.72%) Jenkins
4 51 (13.14%) Visual Studio
4 51 (13.14%) WebDriver
5 45 (11.60%) HP UFT
5 45 (11.60%) JMeter
6 44 (11.34%) LoadRunner
7 34 (8.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 30 (7.73%) Git (software)
9 25 (6.44%) Cucumber
10 22 (5.67%) NUnit
10 22 (5.67%) TeamCity
11 20 (5.15%) Hudson
12 19 (4.90%) SoapUI
13 16 (4.12%) Maven
14 15 (3.87%) FitNesse
14 15 (3.87%) Moq
15 14 (3.61%) NeoLoad
16 13 (3.35%) Bugzilla
General
1 74 (19.07%) Finance
2 33 (8.51%) Retail
3 20 (5.15%) Banking
4 15 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (2.32%) Games
7 8 (2.06%) Marketing
8 5 (1.29%) Law
8 5 (1.29%) Legal
9 4 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.77%) Electronics
10 3 (0.77%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.52%) Automotive
11 2 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.26%) Back Office
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Front Office
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (18.81%) Analyst
2 64 (16.49%) Test Analyst
3 61 (15.72%) Developer
4 60 (15.46%) Test Engineer
5 48 (12.37%) Tester
6 31 (7.99%) QA Engineer
7 29 (7.47%) Software Engineer
8 28 (7.22%) Software Test Engineer
9 25 (6.44%) Administrator
10 23 (5.93%) Technical Engineer
11 20 (5.15%) Test Leader
11 20 (5.15%) Test Manager
12 19 (4.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 18 (4.64%) DBA
13 18 (4.64%) Senior Software Engineer
13 18 (4.64%) Software Developer
14 16 (4.12%) Consultant
14 16 (4.12%) Manual Test Analyst
14 16 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
14 16 (4.12%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (25.52%) .NET
2 81 (20.88%) HTML
3 69 (17.78%) XML
4 64 (16.49%) CSS
5 50 (12.89%) Web Services
6 46 (11.86%) jQuery
7 40 (10.31%) ASP.NET
7 40 (10.31%) JSON
8 35 (9.02%) AngularJS
9 34 (8.76%) Ajax
10 32 (8.25%) HTML5
11 31 (7.99%) LAMP
12 29 (7.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (7.22%) .NET Framework
14 24 (6.19%) Backbone.js
15 21 (5.41%) React
16 19 (4.90%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (3.87%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 15 (3.87%) Middleware
18 13 (3.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 99 (25.52%) Computer Science
2 41 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (7.47%) Data Structures
4 24 (6.19%) Algorithms
5 22 (5.67%) Mobile Payment
5 22 (5.67%) N-Tier
6 15 (3.87%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.35%) Mathematics
8 12 (3.09%) User Experience
9 11 (2.84%) Digital Media
9 11 (2.84%) Physics
10 10 (2.58%) Client/Server
11 9 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (2.06%) Fintech
12 8 (2.06%) Mainframe
13 7 (1.80%) NHS
14 6 (1.55%) Cryptography
14 6 (1.55%) EMV
14 6 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (1.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 61 (15.72%) Windows
2 58 (14.95%) Linux
3 43 (11.08%) Unix
4 24 (6.19%) Android
4 24 (6.19%) Apple iOS
5 19 (4.90%) Windows Server
6 11 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.03%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.52%) AIX
9 2 (0.52%) zOS
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (60.82%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (30.15%) Performance Testing
3 96 (24.74%) Test Automation
4 94 (24.23%) Test Scripting
5 92 (23.71%) Scrum
6 86 (22.16%) Software Testing
7 85 (21.91%) Continuous Integration
8 78 (20.10%) Test Strategy
9 71 (18.30%) E-Commerce
10 70 (18.04%) Automated Testing
11 64 (16.49%) TDD
11 64 (16.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 52 (13.40%) Software Engineering
13 51 (13.14%) Functional Testing
13 51 (13.14%) SDLC
14 49 (12.63%) OO
15 46 (11.86%) BDD
16 43 (11.08%) Test Management
17 39 (10.05%) Integration Testing
18 38 (9.79%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 147 (37.89%) SQL
2 103 (26.55%) C#
3 99 (25.52%) JavaScript
4 89 (22.94%) Java
5 30 (7.73%) PHP
6 27 (6.96%) PL/SQL
7 18 (4.64%) Shell Script
8 14 (3.61%) C
9 13 (3.35%) T-SQL
10 12 (3.09%) Ruby
11 10 (2.58%) C++
12 8 (2.06%) Groovy
12 8 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.06%) Python
12 8 (2.06%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.03%) Scala
13 4 (1.03%) VBA
13 4 (1.03%) VBScript
14 3 (0.77%) VB
15 2 (0.52%) JCL
Qualifications
1 116 (29.90%) ISEB
2 79 (20.36%) Degree
3 59 (15.21%) ISTQB
4 55 (14.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (4.12%) SC Cleared
5 16 (4.12%) Security Cleared
6 14 (3.61%) OCP
6 14 (3.61%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (2.32%) HP ASE
8 2 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.26%) CCEA
9 1 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (36.60%) QA
2 11 (2.84%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.55%) PA-DSS
4 4 (1.03%) SDET
5 3 (0.77%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.84%) Docker
3 4 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (0.77%) Varnish
5 2 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.52%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.26%) vSphere
6 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 51 (13.14%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (4.38%) Puppet
3 15 (3.87%) Ansible
4 11 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.80%) Zenoss
6 4 (1.03%) DameWare
6 4 (1.03%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (1.03%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (0.77%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.52%) Xymon
9 1 (0.26%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.26%) Salt
9 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (14.43%) Oracle
2 50 (12.89%) Microsoft
3 47 (12.11%) HP
4 16 (4.12%) Citrix
5 10 (2.58%) VMware
6 7 (1.80%) F5
6 7 (1.80%) Veeam
7 6 (1.55%) IBM
8 5 (1.29%) AppDynamics
8 5 (1.29%) Dynatrace
9 4 (1.03%) LexisNexis
10 3 (0.77%) Perforce
10 3 (0.77%) Red Gate
10 3 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.77%) SAP
10 3 (0.77%) Zend
11 2 (0.52%) Siebel
11 2 (0.52%) Telerik
12 1 (0.26%) NetApp
12 1 (0.26%) Sage
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Nakama
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Graham Matthews
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum 20% - 30% Bonus and other corporate
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + package including bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year + Excellent package
Posted: 11 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Marine Information Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 16 days ago
Holborn, Central London
Reed Business Information
Salary: To £46,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £94,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Sega Europe
Posted: 26 days ago
Cambridge
OCC Computer Personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago