The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 144 - 154
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 6 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.26% - 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% - 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 11
Average salary £28,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.97% -15.00%
Load Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1814 1431 2326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 78.02% 75.55% 77.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1422 1079 1958
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Load Testing
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
St Albans - 3 £28,000 -
Stevenage - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £32,500 -
Load Testing
East of England

Load Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Market Research
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Windows

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
1 5 (62.50%) Software Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Junior Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Junior Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Market Research
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA