The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 84 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 14 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.32% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% - -
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 0
Average salary £32,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £43,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +15.13%
Load Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
886 701 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 83.66% 74.81% 76.77%
Number of salaries quoted 726 592 586
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Gloucestershire region.

Load Testing Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Load Testing
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Cheltenham - 12 £32,000 -
Cirencester - 1 £27,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £52,500 -
Load Testing
South West

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 22 (88.00%) Performance Testing
2 20 (80.00%) SQL
3 19 (76.00%) Finance
4 17 (68.00%) C#
4 17 (68.00%) .NET
4 17 (68.00%) Web Services
4 17 (68.00%) XML
4 17 (68.00%) WSDL
4 17 (68.00%) XML Schema
4 17 (68.00%) .NET Framework
5 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (56.00%) IIS
6 14 (56.00%) HTML
6 14 (56.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (56.00%) Changepoint
6 14 (56.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (56.00%) Mentoring
6 14 (56.00%) Coaching
7 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (52.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (52.00%) LINQ
7 13 (52.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (52.00%) VB6
7 13 (52.00%) MVC
7 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 13 (52.00%) C++
7 13 (52.00%) T-SQL
7 13 (52.00%) VB
7 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
7 13 (52.00%) PHP

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 14 (56.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) NAS
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
1 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (56.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (56.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) AppScan
General
1 19 (76.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Graduate
5 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Junior
6 3 (12.00%) Junior Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) IT Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) .NET
1 17 (68.00%) Web Services
1 17 (68.00%) XML
1 17 (68.00%) WSDL
1 17 (68.00%) XML Schema
1 17 (68.00%) .NET Framework
2 14 (56.00%) HTML
3 13 (52.00%) LINQ
3 13 (52.00%) XSL
3 13 (52.00%) XSLT
3 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (52.00%) COM+
3 13 (52.00%) XHTML
4 8 (32.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Performance Testing
2 14 (56.00%) Mentoring
2 14 (56.00%) Coaching
3 13 (52.00%) MVC
4 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.00%) System Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Straight-Through Processing
6 1 (4.00%) CMMI
6 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 17 (68.00%) C#
3 13 (52.00%) VB6
3 13 (52.00%) C++
3 13 (52.00%) T-SQL
3 13 (52.00%) VB
3 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (52.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.00%) MCTS
3 1 (4.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) F5
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee
2 1 (4.00%) VMware