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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 655 643 624
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 229 191 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 187 143 236
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £36,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.56% +5.00%
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
87621 79888 86640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.09% 81.22% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 70650 66239 73920
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -51 77 £50,000 - 5
South East +27 68 £50,000 +11.11% 6
North West +20 44 £40,000 +58.41% 1
South West 0 13 £37,500 +70.45% 3
East of England -18 12 £38,600 +3.97% 2
Yorkshire -62 9 £47,500 +39.70%
West Midlands -22 4 £21,750 -27.50%
North East - 2 £27,500 -
Load Testing
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Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 240 (57.55%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (47.24%) SQL
3 181 (43.41%) QA
4 144 (34.53%) Java
5 120 (28.78%) Scrum
6 105 (25.18%) JavaScript
7 103 (24.70%) Degree
8 97 (23.26%) Automated Testing
9 96 (23.02%) Selenium
10 94 (22.54%) XML
11 92 (22.06%) .NET
12 91 (21.82%) Test Scripting
13 90 (21.58%) SQL Server
14 87 (20.86%) Web Services
14 87 (20.86%) Microsoft
15 86 (20.62%) Performance Testing
16 84 (20.14%) Continuous Integration
16 84 (20.14%) Test Automation
17 78 (18.71%) MySQL
18 74 (17.75%) Open Source
19 70 (16.79%) C#
19 70 (16.79%) Linux
20 64 (15.35%) ISEB
21 62 (14.87%) Software Testing
22 60 (14.39%) ISTQB
22 60 (14.39%) PHP
22 60 (14.39%) TDD
23 57 (13.67%) Internet
24 55 (13.19%) User Acceptance Testing
25 54 (12.95%) Ruby

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 49 (11.75%) Apache
2 47 (11.27%) Tomcat
3 45 (10.79%) WebSphere
4 41 (9.83%) WebLogic
5 31 (7.43%) WebLogic Portal
6 20 (4.80%) IIS
7 12 (2.88%) CMS
8 9 (2.16%) nginx
9 8 (1.92%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.44%) Confluence
12 5 (1.20%) Node.js
12 5 (1.20%) Drupal
12 5 (1.20%) CICS
13 4 (0.96%) SAS
13 4 (0.96%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.96%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.96%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (9.83%) SaaS
2 25 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.84%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.96%) Rackspace Cloud
4 4 (0.96%) Trello
5 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) Route 53
6 1 (0.24%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 57 (13.67%) Internet
2 51 (12.23%) HTTP
3 33 (7.91%) AMQP
4 18 (4.32%) SMTP
5 17 (4.08%) DNS
6 16 (3.84%) Firewall
7 14 (3.36%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.44%) Network Security
9 4 (0.96%) SAN
9 4 (0.96%) ICMP
9 4 (0.96%) POP3
10 2 (0.48%) RTP
10 2 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.24%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.24%) LDAP
11 1 (0.24%) DHCP
11 1 (0.24%) FTP
11 1 (0.24%) SMS
11 1 (0.24%) SSL
11 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (21.58%) SQL Server
2 78 (18.71%) MySQL
3 29 (6.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (6.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (6.24%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.64%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.64%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.64%) DB2
6 9 (2.16%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (1.92%) SSDT
8 7 (1.68%) MarkLogic
8 7 (1.68%) Big Data
8 7 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.68%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.20%) OLTP
11 3 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 96 (23.02%) Selenium
2 52 (12.47%) JIRA
3 49 (11.75%) Jenkins
3 49 (11.75%) JMeter
4 45 (10.79%) Visual Studio
4 45 (10.79%) WebDriver
5 43 (10.31%) SoapUI
6 31 (7.43%) Subversion
6 31 (7.43%) LoadRunner
7 28 (6.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (5.76%) FitNesse
9 22 (5.28%) TeamCity
9 22 (5.28%) Git (software)
10 18 (4.32%) JUnit
11 15 (3.60%) NUnit
12 13 (3.12%) QuickTest Pro
13 12 (2.88%) Hudson
14 11 (2.64%) Eclipse
15 10 (2.40%) Cucumber
16 8 (1.92%) Maven
General
1 49 (11.75%) Finance
2 32 (7.67%) Retail
3 14 (3.36%) Marketing
4 13 (3.12%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.40%) Banking
5 10 (2.40%) Games
6 9 (2.16%) Back Office
7 8 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.44%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.20%) Legal
10 4 (0.96%) Advertising
11 3 (0.72%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.24%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 94 (22.54%) Developer
2 60 (14.39%) Analyst
3 58 (13.91%) Tester
4 51 (12.23%) Test Analyst
5 45 (10.79%) Architect
6 40 (9.59%) Test Engineer
7 38 (9.11%) QA Engineer
8 33 (7.91%) Solutions Architect
9 31 (7.43%) Software Engineer
9 31 (7.43%) Test Manager
10 28 (6.71%) Test Leader
11 24 (5.76%) Performance Tester
12 21 (5.04%) Administrator
12 21 (5.04%) Java Developer
13 20 (4.80%) Lead Developer
14 18 (4.32%) Systems Administrator
14 18 (4.32%) Software Developer
15 16 (3.84%) Senior Developer
16 15 (3.60%) Senior Architect
16 15 (3.60%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (22.54%) XML
2 92 (22.06%) .NET
3 87 (20.86%) Web Services
4 52 (12.47%) HTML
4 52 (12.47%) LAMP
5 49 (11.75%) SOAP
6 48 (11.51%) J2EE
7 44 (10.55%) CSS
8 35 (8.39%) RabbitMQ
9 33 (7.91%) ActiveMQ
9 33 (7.91%) ASP.NET
10 23 (5.52%) WCF
11 21 (5.04%) .NET Framework
11 21 (5.04%) Spring
12 20 (4.80%) jQuery
12 20 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (3.84%) JSP
13 16 (3.84%) ADO.NET
13 16 (3.84%) XSL
14 15 (3.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 74 (17.75%) Open Source
2 50 (11.99%) Computer Science
3 37 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (8.15%) RIA
5 31 (7.43%) Clustering
5 31 (7.43%) Symmetrix
6 26 (6.24%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (3.12%) Replication
8 9 (2.16%) User Experience
9 5 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.20%) Statistics
9 5 (1.20%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.20%) DTV
10 4 (0.96%) NHS
10 4 (0.96%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.96%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.72%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 70 (16.79%) Linux
2 45 (10.79%) Windows
3 33 (7.91%) Solaris
4 16 (3.84%) UNIX
5 13 (3.12%) Debian
5 13 (3.12%) OpenBSD
6 11 (2.64%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.92%) Android
8 5 (1.20%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.20%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.20%) FreeBSD
9 4 (0.96%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.48%) CentOS
11 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (57.55%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (28.78%) Scrum
3 97 (23.26%) Automated Testing
4 91 (21.82%) Test Scripting
5 86 (20.62%) Performance Testing
6 84 (20.14%) Continuous Integration
6 84 (20.14%) Test Automation
7 62 (14.87%) Software Testing
8 60 (14.39%) TDD
9 55 (13.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 51 (12.23%) Project Management
11 50 (11.99%) Test Strategy
11 50 (11.99%) Test Planning
12 47 (11.27%) E-Commerce
13 41 (9.83%) Mentoring
14 39 (9.35%) Manual Testing
15 37 (8.87%) UML
16 36 (8.63%) Regression Testing
16 36 (8.63%) Integration Testing
17 35 (8.39%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 197 (47.24%) SQL
2 144 (34.53%) Java
3 105 (25.18%) JavaScript
4 70 (16.79%) C#
5 60 (14.39%) PHP
6 54 (12.95%) Ruby
7 45 (10.79%) T-SQL
8 40 (9.59%) Python
9 31 (7.43%) C++
10 23 (5.52%) Perl
11 17 (4.08%) Bash Shell
12 11 (2.64%) Scala
12 11 (2.64%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.72%) AspectJ
13 3 (0.72%) C
14 2 (0.48%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.24%) Groovy
15 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 103 (24.70%) Degree
2 64 (15.35%) ISEB
3 60 (14.39%) ISTQB
4 11 (2.64%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.16%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (0.96%) MCDBA
7 4 (0.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (43.41%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (1.68%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.20%) Varnish
3 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.48%) Postfix
3 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.48%) Kamailio
3 2 (0.48%) Dovecot
4 1 (0.24%) KVM
4 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.24%) vSphere
4 1 (0.24%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.24%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (4.56%) Puppet
2 12 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.20%) Capistrano
4 5 (1.20%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.96%) Nagios
5 4 (0.96%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.72%) Salt
7 1 (0.24%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.24%) Cacti
7 1 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 87 (20.86%) Microsoft
2 41 (9.83%) Cisco
3 35 (8.39%) Oracle
4 31 (7.43%) EMC
4 31 (7.43%) F5
5 14 (3.36%) IBM
6 13 (3.12%) HP
7 11 (2.64%) JBoss
8 7 (1.68%) Rackspace
8 7 (1.68%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.44%) VMware
10 5 (1.20%) hybris
10 5 (1.20%) ATG
11 4 (0.96%) Lotus
11 4 (0.96%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.72%) Canoo
12 3 (0.72%) Endeca
12 3 (0.72%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.72%) Citrix
13 2 (0.48%) SAP
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