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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 58 79 78
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 17 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.51% 1.10% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 1.34% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 5
Average salary £40,000 £48,750 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% +5.97%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +18.42%
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
534 749 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 78.76% 82.76% 77.80%
Number of salaries quoted 475 631 553
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,533 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,300 £65,000 £65,000
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 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 2 June 2015.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 18 (69.23%) Test Scripting
2 16 (61.54%) Java
3 15 (57.69%) ISTQB
4 13 (50.00%) Selenium
4 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (46.15%) QA
6 11 (42.31%) Degree
6 11 (42.31%) JMeter
6 11 (42.31%) Linux
7 10 (38.46%) SQL
8 9 (34.62%) UNIX
8 9 (34.62%) Cyber Security
9 8 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
9 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
9 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
10 7 (26.92%) Open Source
10 7 (26.92%) ISEB
11 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
11 6 (23.08%) Performance Testing
11 6 (23.08%) Big Data
12 5 (19.23%) User Stories
12 5 (19.23%) Data Management
12 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
13 4 (15.38%) Workflow
13 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
13 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
13 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (15.38%) System Testing
13 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Selenium
2 11 (42.31%) JMeter
3 3 (11.54%) Robot Framework
3 3 (11.54%) JIRA
3 3 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
4 2 (7.69%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Tester
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Test Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) AWS Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Performance Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) UNIX
3 3 (11.54%) Windows
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Test Scripting
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) Cyber Security
4 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 7 (26.92%) Open Source
6 6 (23.08%) Performance Testing
7 5 (19.23%) User Stories
7 5 (19.23%) Data Management
8 4 (15.38%) Workflow
8 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
8 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
8 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (15.38%) System Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
8 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
8 4 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (11.54%) SDLC
9 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
9 3 (11.54%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) ISTQB
2 11 (42.31%) Degree
3 8 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 7 (26.92%) ISEB
5 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) vSphere
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) VMware
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat