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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 689 716 693
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -23
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 196 180 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 149 154 135
Average salary £44,750 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +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
86935 92744 83185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.38% 82.73% 80.94%
Number of salaries quoted 71876 75732 69236
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,000
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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +43 61 £50,000 +5.26% 13
South East +21 44 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Yorkshire -1 36 £35,000 -41.66% 4
East of England +16 18 £42,500 -19.04% 1
South West -2 15 £34,750 +6.92%
East Midlands +17 8 £41,500 +27.69%
North West -14 7 £37,500 -5.06% 3
West Midlands - 6 £30,000 - 1
North East - 1 £35,000 -
Load Testing
UK

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 231 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (40.10%) SQL
3 156 (37.23%) Java
4 147 (35.08%) QA
5 137 (32.70%) Selenium
6 109 (26.01%) C#
7 104 (24.82%) JavaScript
7 104 (24.82%) Finance
8 96 (22.91%) Test Scripting
9 95 (22.67%) .NET
10 94 (22.43%) WebDriver
11 93 (22.20%) JMeter
12 91 (21.72%) Test Automation
13 90 (21.48%) Automated Testing
14 89 (21.24%) Web Services
14 89 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
15 88 (21.00%) Software Testing
16 85 (20.29%) Performance Testing
17 83 (19.81%) SQL Server
18 81 (19.33%) HTML
19 70 (16.71%) JIRA
20 69 (16.47%) Degree
21 64 (15.27%) PHP
22 61 (14.56%) Windows
22 61 (14.56%) ISEB
23 60 (14.32%) User Acceptance Testing
24 59 (14.08%) Jenkins
25 56 (13.37%) XML
26 54 (12.89%) Linux
27 53 (12.65%) ISTQB

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 36 (8.59%) IIS
2 10 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.15%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.91%) CMS
5 7 (1.67%) Node.js
6 6 (1.43%) Apache
7 5 (1.19%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.19%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.95%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.95%) JBoss
8 4 (0.95%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.95%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (0.72%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.48%) SAS
10 2 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.24%) Drupal
11 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.24%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (4.53%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.39%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (3.82%) Changepoint
2 4 (0.95%) thinkFolio
2 4 (0.95%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.72%) Agresso
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.10%) SaaS
3 6 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.95%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.72%) CloudFront
5 3 (0.72%) PaaS
6 2 (0.48%) Heroku
6 2 (0.48%) IaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.24%) GitHub
7 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.25%) Internet
2 8 (1.91%) HTTP
3 7 (1.67%) Firewall
4 5 (1.19%) DNS
5 4 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.72%) VPN
6 3 (0.72%) LAN
6 3 (0.72%) VoIP
6 3 (0.72%) WAN
6 3 (0.72%) SMTP
6 3 (0.72%) Network Security
7 2 (0.48%) LDAP
7 2 (0.48%) DHCP
7 2 (0.48%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.48%) VLAN
8 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.24%) MPLS
8 1 (0.24%) BGP
8 1 (0.24%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (19.81%) SQL Server
2 42 (10.02%) MySQL
3 23 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (5.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (4.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (3.82%) SQL Server 2000
8 13 (3.10%) MongoDB
8 13 (3.10%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.86%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.15%) Big Data
10 9 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.15%) OLTP
10 9 (2.15%) RDBMS
10 9 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.91%) Siebel EIM
11 8 (1.91%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 8 (1.91%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 137 (32.70%) Selenium
2 94 (22.43%) WebDriver
3 93 (22.20%) JMeter
4 70 (16.71%) JIRA
5 59 (14.08%) Jenkins
6 36 (8.59%) LoadRunner
7 27 (6.44%) FitNesse
7 27 (6.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (6.44%) Cucumber
8 24 (5.73%) Subversion
8 24 (5.73%) JUnit
9 22 (5.25%) HP UFT
10 20 (4.77%) SoapUI
11 18 (4.30%) Git (software)
12 17 (4.06%) Visual Studio
12 17 (4.06%) NUnit
13 15 (3.58%) SpecFlow
14 13 (3.10%) WinRunner
15 10 (2.39%) TestNG
15 10 (2.39%) Appium
General
1 104 (24.82%) Finance
2 45 (10.74%) Retail
3 36 (8.59%) Banking
4 31 (7.40%) Telecoms
5 22 (5.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (3.82%) Games
7 15 (3.58%) Marketing
7 15 (3.58%) Back Office
8 10 (2.39%) Financial Institution
9 9 (2.15%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.43%) Publishing
11 5 (1.19%) Multimedia
11 5 (1.19%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.95%) Front Office
13 3 (0.72%) Electronics
13 3 (0.72%) Legal
13 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.24%) Automotive
14 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 90 (21.48%) Analyst
2 88 (21.00%) Developer
3 65 (15.51%) Tester
4 62 (14.80%) Test Analyst
5 47 (11.22%) Software Engineer
6 32 (7.64%) Test Engineer
6 32 (7.64%) QA Analyst
7 24 (5.73%) Senior Software Engineer
7 24 (5.73%) Test Manager
8 23 (5.49%) Java Developer
9 19 (4.53%) Senior Analyst
10 16 (3.82%) Test Leader
11 15 (3.58%) Agile Test Analyst
11 15 (3.58%) Senior Test Analyst
11 15 (3.58%) Software Developer
11 15 (3.58%) QA Manager
12 14 (3.34%) QA Tester
13 13 (3.10%) AWS Developer
14 12 (2.86%) QA Engineer
14 12 (2.86%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (22.67%) .NET
2 89 (21.24%) Web Services
3 81 (19.33%) HTML
4 56 (13.37%) XML
5 45 (10.74%) ASP.NET
6 38 (9.07%) LAMP
7 28 (6.68%) CSS
8 27 (6.44%) HTML5
9 21 (5.01%) RESTful
10 20 (4.77%) .NET Framework
11 19 (4.53%) WSDL
11 19 (4.53%) XML Schema
11 19 (4.53%) SOAP
12 18 (4.30%) XSLT
12 18 (4.30%) Apache Flex
12 18 (4.30%) WPF
13 17 (4.06%) REST
13 17 (4.06%) XSL
14 16 (3.82%) XHTML
14 16 (3.82%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.55%) Computer Science
2 26 (6.21%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.53%) NHS
4 17 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.39%) Streaming Video
6 9 (2.15%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.15%) Mobile Payment
7 8 (1.91%) iSeries
7 8 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.91%) Graphic Design
8 6 (1.43%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.43%) Statistics
9 3 (0.72%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.72%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.72%) DTV
9 3 (0.72%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.72%) Clustering
9 3 (0.72%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (14.56%) Windows
2 54 (12.89%) Linux
3 32 (7.64%) UNIX
4 19 (4.53%) Apple iOS
4 19 (4.53%) Android
5 5 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.19%) CentOS
5 5 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.95%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.48%) webOS
8 2 (0.48%) Debian
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.48%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (22.91%) Test Scripting
3 91 (21.72%) Test Automation
4 90 (21.48%) Automated Testing
5 89 (21.24%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (21.00%) Software Testing
7 85 (20.29%) Performance Testing
8 60 (14.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 52 (12.41%) Software Engineering
10 50 (11.93%) Scrum
11 48 (11.46%) Open Source
12 46 (10.98%) Test Strategy
13 45 (10.74%) Mentoring
14 44 (10.50%) TDD
15 42 (10.02%) Integration Testing
16 41 (9.79%) BDD
17 39 (9.31%) Regression Testing
17 39 (9.31%) SDLC
18 36 (8.59%) E-Commerce
19 35 (8.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 168 (40.10%) SQL
2 156 (37.23%) Java
3 109 (26.01%) C#
4 104 (24.82%) JavaScript
5 64 (15.27%) PHP
6 44 (10.50%) Ruby
7 36 (8.59%) Python
8 30 (7.16%) C++
9 23 (5.49%) C
10 20 (4.77%) VB
11 18 (4.30%) T-SQL
12 16 (3.82%) VB6
13 10 (2.39%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.39%) Bash Shell
14 9 (2.15%) Scala
15 8 (1.91%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.67%) Perl
16 7 (1.67%) Groovy
17 5 (1.19%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (16.47%) Degree
2 61 (14.56%) ISEB
3 53 (12.65%) ISTQB
4 31 (7.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (5.73%) Security Cleared
6 21 (5.01%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.19%) MCSE
8 5 (1.19%) CCNA
9 4 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.72%) CCNP
10 3 (0.72%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.24%) MCSD
12 1 (0.24%) PhD
12 1 (0.24%) CCIE
12 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (35.08%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.24%) EMIR
3 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (1.67%) Firmware
2 4 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.72%) Varnish
4 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.48%) vSphere
5 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.24%) Docker
5 1 (0.24%) HDFS
5 1 (0.24%) LXC
Systems Management
1 26 (6.21%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (4.30%) Puppet
3 6 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.72%) SELinux
5 2 (0.48%) Ansible
5 2 (0.48%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.48%) WSUS
5 2 (0.48%) SCOM
5 2 (0.48%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.24%) Munin
6 1 (0.24%) SCCM
6 1 (0.24%) Oozie
6 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (10.98%) Oracle
1 46 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.86%) HP
2 12 (2.86%) IBM
3 11 (2.63%) VMware
4 10 (2.39%) Google
5 8 (1.91%) New Relic
5 8 (1.91%) Siebel
6 4 (0.95%) Bloomberg
6 4 (0.95%) Charles River
6 4 (0.95%) SimCorp
7 3 (0.72%) Splunk
7 3 (0.72%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.72%) Cisco
7 3 (0.72%) SAP
8 2 (0.48%) CommVault
9 1 (0.24%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.24%) Reuters
9 1 (0.24%) Sophis
9 1 (0.24%) Telerik
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 2 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £70000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Godalming, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago