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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 660 669 681
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 207 224 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 179 176 156
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +3.31%
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
86149 91458 83328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.20% 82.09% 80.34%
Number of salaries quoted 70404 74312 69214
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 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 April 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 +5 92 £46,250 -2.63% 18
South East +26 54 £50,000 +17.64% 5
East of England +31 18 £42,500 -43.33% 6
Yorkshire -14 17 £37,000 +1.36% 4
South West -2 12 £35,250 +8.46% 4
West Midlands - 7 £33,750 -
East Midlands +16 4 £41,500 +50.90% 1
North East - 4 £31,250 -
North West -4 3 £29,750 -26.54% 3
Load Testing
UK

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 255 (61.00%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (47.85%) SQL
3 173 (41.39%) QA
4 152 (36.36%) Java
5 125 (29.90%) Test Automation
6 110 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 110 (26.32%) Selenium
7 99 (23.68%) C#
7 99 (23.68%) .NET
8 98 (23.44%) Web Services
9 95 (22.73%) SQL Server
10 92 (22.01%) Automated Testing
11 91 (21.77%) JIRA
11 91 (21.77%) Continuous Integration
12 89 (21.29%) JMeter
13 88 (21.05%) Test Scripting
13 88 (21.05%) Software Testing
14 83 (19.86%) ISEB
15 78 (18.66%) WebDriver
16 76 (18.18%) Degree
16 76 (18.18%) Performance Testing
17 73 (17.46%) HTML
18 71 (16.99%) Finance
19 70 (16.75%) User Acceptance Testing
20 69 (16.51%) ISTQB
20 69 (16.51%) Windows
21 67 (16.03%) Jenkins
22 65 (15.55%) Oracle
23 62 (14.83%) PHP
24 59 (14.11%) Microsoft

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (8.61%) IIS
2 17 (4.07%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.15%) Apache
5 8 (1.91%) Apache Solr
5 8 (1.91%) CMS
6 7 (1.67%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.44%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.44%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.44%) Apache ServiceMix
7 6 (1.44%) Node.js
8 4 (0.96%) JBoss
9 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.48%) Confluence
10 2 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.24%) Drupal
11 1 (0.24%) Jetty
11 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (6.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (2.63%) Changepoint
2 4 (0.96%) thinkFolio
2 4 (0.96%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (0.72%) Agresso
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.11%) SaaS
3 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.96%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (0.72%) PaaS
5 3 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.72%) CloudFront
5 3 (0.72%) GitHub
6 2 (0.48%) IaaS
6 2 (0.48%) Heroku
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.42%) Internet
2 15 (3.59%) HTTP
3 8 (1.91%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.20%) DNS
5 3 (0.72%) SSL
5 3 (0.72%) LDAP
5 3 (0.72%) LAN
5 3 (0.72%) WAN
5 3 (0.72%) Firewall
5 3 (0.72%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.48%) Network Security
6 2 (0.48%) AMQP
6 2 (0.48%) SAN
7 1 (0.24%) VPN
7 1 (0.24%) MPLS
7 1 (0.24%) BGP
7 1 (0.24%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.24%) TACACS
7 1 (0.24%) VRRP
7 1 (0.24%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 39 (9.33%) MySQL
3 25 (5.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (5.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (4.78%) MongoDB
6 13 (3.11%) Big Data
7 12 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (2.63%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.63%) OLTP
9 10 (2.39%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (2.39%) Siebel EIM
9 10 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.39%) Oracle BI EE
9 10 (2.39%) Redis
9 10 (2.39%) Oracle Database
9 10 (2.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 110 (26.32%) Selenium
2 91 (21.77%) JIRA
3 89 (21.29%) JMeter
4 78 (18.66%) WebDriver
5 67 (16.03%) Jenkins
6 36 (8.61%) LoadRunner
7 33 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (7.42%) NUnit
8 31 (7.42%) Subversion
9 30 (7.18%) JUnit
10 26 (6.22%) SoapUI
10 26 (6.22%) Git (software)
11 25 (5.98%) FitNesse
12 23 (5.50%) Visual Studio
12 23 (5.50%) Cucumber
13 21 (5.02%) SpecFlow
14 14 (3.35%) Hudson
15 13 (3.11%) QuickTest Pro
16 12 (2.87%) Bugzilla
17 11 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 71 (16.99%) Finance
2 50 (11.96%) Retail
3 27 (6.46%) Banking
4 22 (5.26%) Back Office
5 18 (4.31%) Telecoms
6 17 (4.07%) Games
7 11 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (2.39%) Financial Institution
8 10 (2.39%) Marketing
9 9 (2.15%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.91%) Multimedia
10 8 (1.91%) Legal
11 7 (1.67%) Aerospace
11 7 (1.67%) Publishing
12 4 (0.96%) Front Office
13 3 (0.72%) Law
14 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.24%) Advertising
14 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 113 (27.03%) Developer
2 78 (18.66%) Analyst
3 63 (15.07%) Test Engineer
4 58 (13.88%) Tester
4 58 (13.88%) Test Analyst
5 55 (13.16%) Software Engineer
6 31 (7.42%) Java Developer
7 28 (6.70%) Software Test Engineer
8 22 (5.26%) QA Analyst
9 21 (5.02%) Test Manager
9 21 (5.02%) Senior Analyst
10 17 (4.07%) C# Developer
11 16 (3.83%) .NET Developer
11 16 (3.83%) Senior Test Analyst
11 16 (3.83%) QA Engineer
11 16 (3.83%) QA Manager
12 15 (3.59%) AWS Developer
13 14 (3.35%) QA Tester
14 13 (3.11%) Senior Software Engineer
14 13 (3.11%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (23.68%) .NET
2 98 (23.44%) Web Services
3 73 (17.46%) HTML
4 49 (11.72%) XML
5 43 (10.29%) LAMP
6 38 (9.09%) CSS
7 37 (8.85%) ASP.NET
8 33 (7.89%) SOAP
9 25 (5.98%) .NET Framework
10 22 (5.26%) jQuery
11 21 (5.02%) WCF
11 21 (5.02%) Spring
12 20 (4.78%) RESTful
13 16 (3.83%) JSON
13 16 (3.83%) WSDL
13 16 (3.83%) J2EE
14 15 (3.59%) MSMQ
14 15 (3.59%) REST
15 14 (3.35%) XML Schema
15 14 (3.35%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.16%) Open Source
2 46 (11.00%) Computer Science
3 37 (8.85%) Mobile App
4 33 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.63%) Streaming Video
6 10 (2.39%) Online Games
6 10 (2.39%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.39%) Mobile Payment
7 9 (2.15%) Graphic Design
8 8 (1.91%) Smartphone
8 8 (1.91%) iSeries
8 8 (1.91%) Statistics
8 8 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.67%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.67%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.67%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.20%) User Experience
11 5 (1.20%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.72%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 69 (16.51%) Windows
2 54 (12.92%) Linux
3 24 (5.74%) UNIX
4 23 (5.50%) Apple iOS
5 18 (4.31%) Android
6 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.72%) CentOS
8 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.72%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.48%) CoreOS
9 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.48%) Solaris
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (61.00%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (29.90%) Test Automation
3 92 (22.01%) Automated Testing
4 91 (21.77%) Continuous Integration
5 88 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 88 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 76 (18.18%) Performance Testing
7 70 (16.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 54 (12.92%) Scrum
9 53 (12.68%) Unit Testing
10 52 (12.44%) Mentoring
11 50 (11.96%) TDD
12 45 (10.77%) Test Strategy
13 42 (10.05%) E-Commerce
14 40 (9.57%) Security Testing
15 36 (8.61%) Software Engineering
16 35 (8.37%) Manual Testing
17 32 (7.66%) MVC
18 30 (7.18%) Workflow
18 30 (7.18%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 200 (47.85%) SQL
2 152 (36.36%) Java
3 110 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 99 (23.68%) C#
5 62 (14.83%) PHP
6 41 (9.81%) Python
6 41 (9.81%) Ruby
7 22 (5.26%) C
8 21 (5.02%) C++
9 17 (4.07%) T-SQL
10 14 (3.35%) VB
11 12 (2.87%) Scala
12 10 (2.39%) VB6
13 8 (1.91%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.44%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.20%) Perl
16 4 (0.96%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.72%) XPath
17 3 (0.72%) XQuery
18 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (19.86%) ISEB
2 76 (18.18%) Degree
3 69 (16.51%) ISTQB
4 22 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 15 (3.59%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.96%) MCSE
9 3 (0.72%) CCNA
9 3 (0.72%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.48%) PhD
11 1 (0.24%) CCIE
11 1 (0.24%) CCNP
11 1 (0.24%) MCSA
11 1 (0.24%) MCP
11 1 (0.24%) MCSD
11 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (41.39%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) ISO 9001
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 8 (1.91%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.44%) vSphere
3 5 (1.20%) Firmware
3 5 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.96%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.72%) Varnish
6 2 (0.48%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (3.59%) HP Quality Center
1 15 (3.59%) Puppet
2 3 (0.72%) SELinux
3 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.48%) Nagios
3 2 (0.48%) SCOM
4 1 (0.24%) Munin
4 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.24%) SCCM
4 1 (0.24%) Oozie
4 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.24%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 65 (15.55%) Oracle
2 59 (14.11%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.55%) VMware
4 18 (4.31%) IBM
5 16 (3.83%) Google
6 12 (2.87%) HP
7 10 (2.39%) Siebel
8 8 (1.91%) New Relic
9 7 (1.67%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.44%) Cisco
10 6 (1.44%) F5
11 5 (1.20%) Apple
12 4 (0.96%) Charles River
12 4 (0.96%) Bloomberg
12 4 (0.96%) SimCorp
13 3 (0.72%) Splunk
14 2 (0.48%) SAP
14 2 (0.48%) EMC
14 2 (0.48%) Citrix
15 1 (0.24%) Temenos
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: Compelling salary + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: Compelling salary + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 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
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
C&M Travel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Wilmington Group Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago