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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 67 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 8 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.21% 0.79% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £35,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+20.42% -2.06%
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
557 637 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 84.01% 72.30% 77.16%
Number of salaries quoted 493 509 495
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 September 2014.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 15 (83.33%) Java
3 13 (72.22%) Open Source
4 12 (66.67%) ISTQB
4 12 (66.67%) Performance Testing
4 12 (66.67%) Test Scripting
5 11 (61.11%) SQL
6 10 (55.56%) Degree
6 10 (55.56%) Computer Science
7 9 (50.00%) JMeter
7 9 (50.00%) ISEB
7 9 (50.00%) LoadRunner
8 8 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (44.44%) Python
8 8 (44.44%) Oracle
8 8 (44.44%) PL/SQL
8 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
9 7 (38.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (27.78%) JBoss
10 5 (27.78%) JUnit
10 5 (27.78%) Selenium
10 5 (27.78%) SoapUI
10 5 (27.78%) WebDriver
11 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
11 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
11 4 (22.22%) TestComplete
11 4 (22.22%) QA
11 4 (22.22%) Maven
11 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
1 1 (5.56%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 9 (50.00%) JMeter
2 8 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (27.78%) Selenium
3 5 (27.78%) JUnit
3 5 (27.78%) WebDriver
3 5 (27.78%) SoapUI
4 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (22.22%) TestComplete
4 4 (22.22%) Maven
5 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.56%) NUnit
General
1 7 (38.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (11.11%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Tester
2 8 (44.44%) Performance Tester
3 4 (22.22%) QA Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Performance Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.56%) QA Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Junior
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (11.11%) COM
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) Swing
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Open Source
2 10 (55.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Xbox
4 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 12 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.56%) User Stories
5 1 (5.56%) MapReduce
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Python
3 8 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 3 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 10 (55.56%) Degree
3 9 (50.00%) ISEB
4 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) JBoss
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat