The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 73 68 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 3 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.46% 1.22% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.44% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +22.85%
Load Testing
Surrey

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
531 556 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 82.20% 84.76% 74.03%
Number of salaries quoted 478 488 518
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in Guildford

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 14 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 13 (61.90%) Selenium
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (52.38%) UNIX
3 11 (52.38%) Linux
3 11 (52.38%) Test Scripting
4 10 (47.62%) Cyber Security
5 9 (42.86%) Java
5 9 (42.86%) Degree
5 9 (42.86%) QA
5 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
6 8 (38.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
6 8 (38.10%) ISEB
6 8 (38.10%) JMeter
7 7 (33.33%) SQL
7 7 (33.33%) Integration Testing
7 7 (33.33%) Big Data
8 6 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (28.57%) User Stories
8 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (28.57%) Client/Server
9 5 (23.81%) Workflow
9 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
9 5 (23.81%) System Testing
10 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
10 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
11 3 (14.29%) JIRA

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 6 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Selenium
2 8 (38.10%) JMeter
3 3 (14.29%) JIRA
3 3 (14.29%) Robot Framework
4 2 (9.52%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
1 10 (47.62%) Test Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) UNIX
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Test Scripting
3 10 (47.62%) Cyber Security
4 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (28.57%) User Stories
6 6 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (23.81%) System Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
7 5 (23.81%) Workflow
8 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
9 3 (14.29%) Agile Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Process Management
9 3 (14.29%) Data Management
9 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 3 (14.29%) SDLC
10 2 (9.52%) Test Management
10 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 9 (42.86%) Degree
2 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 8 (38.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (38.10%) ISEB
3 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) VMware
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