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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 99 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 4 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.34% - 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% - 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 17
Average salary £40,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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
956 689 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 80.34% 73.93% 77.58%
Number of salaries quoted 797 577 601
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £56,595
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Gloucester - 3 £50,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £30,000 -
Load Testing
South West

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (33.33%) IBM
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (33.33%) JSF
4 3 (33.33%) Ajax
4 3 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
4 3 (33.33%) JPA
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
5 2 (22.22%) AspectJ
6 1 (11.11%) PowerShell

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
1 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (11.11%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) XML
1 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
1 3 (33.33%) JSF
1 3 (33.33%) Ajax
1 3 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
1 3 (33.33%) JPA
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Straight-Through Processing
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) AspectJ
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (11.11%) MCTS
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (11.11%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) F5