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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 732 754 783
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +29
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 170 188 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 150 142 161
Median salary £53,000 £44,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.10% -6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
79872 89595 96471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.94% 86.67% 85.52%
Number of salaries quoted 67651 74112 78795
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Load Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +51 71 £65,000 +30.00% 8
East of England +42 24 £52,500 +23.52% 2
South East +8 19 £35,000 -26.31% 2
South West +13 17 £41,250 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire +11 16 £42,500 +21.42%
North West +31 15 £41,000 +9.33% 3
West Midlands -18 4 £47,500 +171.42% 2
North East +7 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Load Testing
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Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Load Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 152 (50.50%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (37.54%) SQL
3 101 (33.55%) QA
4 87 (28.90%) Selenium
4 87 (28.90%) JavaScript
5 76 (25.25%) Computer Science
6 73 (24.25%) C#
7 72 (23.92%) Performance Testing
8 71 (23.59%) Test Automation
9 67 (22.26%) Java
10 64 (21.26%) HTML
11 61 (20.27%) CSS
12 60 (19.93%) ISEB
12 60 (19.93%) Finance
12 60 (19.93%) Continuous Integration
13 59 (19.60%) TDD
13 59 (19.60%) XML
14 56 (18.60%) E-Commerce
14 56 (18.60%) Automated Testing
15 54 (17.94%) OO
16 50 (16.61%) JIRA
16 50 (16.61%) Test Scripting
16 50 (16.61%) Node.js
17 47 (15.61%) Linux
18 46 (15.28%) .NET
18 46 (15.28%) Software Testing
19 45 (14.95%) ISTQB
19 45 (14.95%) jQuery
20 44 (14.62%) Oracle
20 44 (14.62%) Microsoft

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (5.65%) Apache Pig
2 15 (4.98%) CMS
3 8 (2.66%) Apache
4 6 (1.99%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.33%) IIS
5 4 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.00%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.33%) Drupal
8 1 (0.33%) JBoss
8 1 (0.33%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.33%) InfoPath
2 4 (1.33%) MS Office
3 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.99%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.00%) Changepoint
3 3 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.99%) GitHub
3 5 (1.66%) SaaS
4 3 (1.00%) DigitalOcean
4 3 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.00%) IaaS
4 3 (1.00%) Sumo Logic
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.98%) HTTP
2 12 (3.99%) Internet
3 9 (2.99%) DNS
4 5 (1.66%) BGP
4 5 (1.66%) Network Security
5 2 (0.66%) Extranet
5 2 (0.66%) Firewall
5 2 (0.66%) Intranet
5 2 (0.66%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.33%) IPsec
6 1 (0.33%) NetScreen
6 1 (0.33%) SAN
6 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.33%) TETRA
6 1 (0.33%) VLAN
6 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.30%) Big Data
3 23 (7.64%) Hadoop
4 17 (5.65%) Apache Hive
4 17 (5.65%) Data Mining
4 17 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (3.32%) MySQL
7 9 (2.99%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.99%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.99%) MS Access
10 5 (1.66%) Informix
10 5 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.66%) Redis
10 5 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.00%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.00%) OrientDB
12 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 87 (28.90%) Selenium
2 50 (16.61%) JIRA
3 42 (13.95%) Jenkins
4 38 (12.62%) JMeter
5 30 (9.97%) Cucumber
6 28 (9.30%) Git (software)
7 27 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (8.97%) Visual Studio
8 25 (8.31%) HP UFT
9 21 (6.98%) WebDriver
10 17 (5.65%) SpecFlow
11 16 (5.32%) LoadRunner
11 16 (5.32%) Subversion
12 15 (4.98%) SoapUI
13 14 (4.65%) FitNesse
13 14 (4.65%) NUnit
14 11 (3.65%) Gradle
14 11 (3.65%) TestNG
15 10 (3.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 7 (2.33%) eggPlant
General
1 60 (19.93%) Finance
2 10 (3.32%) Legal
2 10 (3.32%) Retail
3 9 (2.99%) Marketing
4 8 (2.66%) Law
5 7 (2.33%) Publishing
6 6 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.00%) Electronics
7 3 (1.00%) Games
7 3 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (22.26%) Analyst
2 63 (20.93%) Developer
3 59 (19.60%) Test Analyst
4 51 (16.94%) Tester
5 50 (16.61%) Test Engineer
6 29 (9.63%) Automation Tester
7 25 (8.31%) Senior Analyst
7 25 (8.31%) Senior Test Analyst
8 21 (6.98%) QA Tester
8 21 (6.98%) Test Automation Engineer
9 19 (6.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 19 (6.31%) JavaScript Developer
9 19 (6.31%) QA Engineer
9 19 (6.31%) Software Tester
10 16 (5.32%) Technical Engineer
11 15 (4.98%) Manual Test Analyst
11 15 (4.98%) Software Test Engineer
12 14 (4.65%) Automation Test Analyst
12 14 (4.65%) Selenium Tester
13 12 (3.99%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (21.26%) HTML
2 61 (20.27%) CSS
3 59 (19.60%) XML
4 50 (16.61%) Node.js
5 46 (15.28%) .NET
6 45 (14.95%) jQuery
7 43 (14.29%) HTML5
8 40 (13.29%) Web Services
9 39 (12.96%) AngularJS
10 38 (12.62%) Ajax
11 37 (12.29%) JSON
12 34 (11.30%) Backbone.js
12 34 (11.30%) React
13 21 (6.98%) ASP.NET
14 17 (5.65%) SOAP
15 15 (4.98%) Silverlight
16 12 (3.99%) .NET Framework
16 12 (3.99%) Hibernate
16 12 (3.99%) Spring
17 11 (3.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (25.25%) Computer Science
2 41 (13.62%) Algorithms
3 34 (11.30%) Data Structures
4 19 (6.31%) Mobile Payment
5 15 (4.98%) N-Tier
6 12 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.32%) Mathematics
7 10 (3.32%) User Experience
8 8 (2.66%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.66%) Clustering
8 8 (2.66%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
9 7 (2.33%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.99%) iPad
11 5 (1.66%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.66%) RIA
12 4 (1.33%) SWIFT
13 3 (1.00%) Physics
13 3 (1.00%) Replication
14 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (15.61%) Linux
2 41 (13.62%) Windows
3 16 (5.32%) Unix
4 13 (4.32%) Android
4 13 (4.32%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.99%) Solaris
6 3 (1.00%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.33%) Debian
7 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (50.50%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (23.92%) Performance Testing
3 71 (23.59%) Test Automation
4 60 (19.93%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (19.60%) TDD
6 56 (18.60%) Automated Testing
6 56 (18.60%) E-Commerce
7 54 (17.94%) OO
8 50 (16.61%) Test Scripting
9 46 (15.28%) Software Testing
10 41 (13.62%) BDD
10 41 (13.62%) User Acceptance Testing
11 38 (12.62%) Automation Testing
11 38 (12.62%) Regression Testing
12 37 (12.29%) Test Strategy
13 36 (11.96%) OOD
14 35 (11.63%) Front End Development
14 35 (11.63%) Functional Testing
15 33 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
15 33 (10.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 113 (37.54%) SQL
2 87 (28.90%) JavaScript
3 73 (24.25%) C#
4 67 (22.26%) Java
5 30 (9.97%) T-SQL
6 27 (8.97%) Python
7 23 (7.64%) Ruby
8 16 (5.32%) PHP
9 15 (4.98%) C++
10 11 (3.65%) PL/SQL
10 11 (3.65%) VB
11 9 (2.99%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.99%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.99%) VB6
12 6 (1.99%) VC++
13 4 (1.33%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.33%) Go
14 3 (1.00%) Perl
14 3 (1.00%) Scala
14 3 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (19.93%) ISEB
2 45 (14.95%) ISTQB
3 42 (13.95%) Degree
4 22 (7.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (3.65%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.65%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.66%) HP ASE
8 1 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (33.55%) QA
2 7 (2.33%) Section 508
3 5 (1.66%) ISO 14001
3 5 (1.66%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.66%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (2.66%) Docker
3 4 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.00%) HDFS
4 3 (1.00%) VirtualBox
4 3 (1.00%) Xen
5 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (6.64%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.66%) Puppet
4 6 (1.99%) Perfmon
5 4 (1.33%) Ansible
5 4 (1.33%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (1.00%) Consul
6 3 (1.00%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.00%) Nagios
6 3 (1.00%) Packer
6 3 (1.00%) Rancher
6 3 (1.00%) Salt
6 3 (1.00%) Terraform
6 3 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (14.62%) Microsoft
1 44 (14.62%) Oracle
2 26 (8.64%) HP
3 7 (2.33%) VMware
4 6 (1.99%) Google
5 5 (1.66%) F5
5 5 (1.66%) RedGate
6 4 (1.33%) DevExpress
6 4 (1.33%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.33%) Telerik
7 3 (1.00%) Citrix
7 3 (1.00%) Dynatrace
7 3 (1.00%) New Relic
7 3 (1.00%) Rackspace
7 3 (1.00%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.00%) SAP
7 3 (1.00%) Splunk
8 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.33%) Juniper
9 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
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