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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 63 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 18 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.45% 0.53% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 0.65% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 2
Average salary £41,500 £47,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.63% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £43,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £56,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
570 764 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 77.66% 81.36% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 525 647 586
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +17.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 19 (76.00%) Test Scripting
2 16 (64.00%) Java
3 13 (52.00%) QA
4 12 (48.00%) ISTQB
4 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (44.00%) Selenium
6 10 (40.00%) Linux
6 10 (40.00%) SQL
7 9 (36.00%) JMeter
7 9 (36.00%) Degree
7 9 (36.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (36.00%) Cyber Security
8 8 (32.00%) Open Source
8 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (32.00%) UNIX
9 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (24.00%) Big Data
9 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (24.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (20.00%) Test Planning
10 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
10 5 (20.00%) ISEB
11 4 (16.00%) Data Management
11 4 (16.00%) Workflow
11 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
11 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
11 4 (16.00%) System Testing
11 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Selenium
2 9 (36.00%) JMeter
3 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 3 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (12.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (8.00%) Robot Framework
5 1 (4.00%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
1 8 (32.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) AWS Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Test Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Performance Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Open Source
2 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) Life Science
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) UNIX
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Test Scripting
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (36.00%) Cyber Security
4 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Data Management
6 4 (16.00%) Workflow
6 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.00%) System Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (16.00%) User Stories
7 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.00%) Process Management
8 2 (8.00%) Agile Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Analytics
9 1 (4.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (36.00%) Degree
3 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.00%) VMware