The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 177 116 148
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +32
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 13 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 1.27% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 1.50% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13 31 10
Average salary £60,000 £36,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +18.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £20,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+21.62% +1.36%
Load Testing
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3180 2196 2224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.35% 84.23% 81.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2430 1669 1837
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 Leeds

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in Leeds

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 40 (72.73%) Scrum
1 40 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (69.09%) XML
2 38 (69.09%) Degree
3 35 (63.64%) QA
4 34 (61.82%) PHP
4 34 (61.82%) MySQL
4 34 (61.82%) Solaris
4 34 (61.82%) Linux
4 34 (61.82%) Apache
4 34 (61.82%) Internet
4 34 (61.82%) Project Management
4 34 (61.82%) ActiveMQ
4 34 (61.82%) AMQP
4 34 (61.82%) RabbitMQ
5 32 (58.18%) Java
5 32 (58.18%) JavaScript
5 32 (58.18%) J2EE
5 32 (58.18%) WebLogic
5 32 (58.18%) Web Services
5 32 (58.18%) UML
5 32 (58.18%) Tomcat
5 32 (58.18%) HTTP
5 32 (58.18%) Cisco
5 32 (58.18%) EMC
5 32 (58.18%) WebLogic Portal
5 32 (58.18%) LAMP
5 32 (58.18%) Symmetrix
5 32 (58.18%) Clustering
5 32 (58.18%) Content Management

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 34 (61.82%) Apache
2 32 (58.18%) Tomcat
2 32 (58.18%) WebLogic Portal
2 32 (58.18%) WebSphere
2 32 (58.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (61.82%) Internet
1 34 (61.82%) AMQP
2 32 (58.18%) HTTP
3 2 (3.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (61.82%) MySQL
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.27%) Selenium
3 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 34 (61.82%) Architect
1 34 (61.82%) Solutions Architect
2 32 (58.18%) Developer
3 17 (30.91%) Lead Developer
4 15 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 15 (27.27%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 15 (27.27%) Senior Architect
5 11 (20.00%) Analyst
5 11 (20.00%) Test Analyst
6 8 (14.55%) Tester
7 7 (12.73%) Lead Test Analyst
8 6 (10.91%) Performance Tester
9 4 (7.27%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (7.27%) LAMP Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (5.45%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
10 3 (5.45%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (3.64%) Team Leader
11 2 (3.64%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (69.09%) XML
2 34 (61.82%) ActiveMQ
2 34 (61.82%) RabbitMQ
3 32 (58.18%) LAMP
3 32 (58.18%) J2EE
3 32 (58.18%) Web Services
4 6 (10.91%) .NET
4 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
4 6 (10.91%) WinForms
4 6 (10.91%) .NET Framework
4 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (58.18%) Symmetrix
1 32 (58.18%) Clustering
1 32 (58.18%) RIA
1 32 (58.18%) Open Source
2 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.91%) NHS
2 6 (10.91%) DTV
2 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.45%) IVR
3 3 (5.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 34 (61.82%) Solaris
1 34 (61.82%) Linux
2 10 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 6 (10.91%) Windows 8
3 6 (10.91%) Android
3 6 (10.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (72.73%) Scrum
1 40 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (61.82%) Project Management
3 32 (58.18%) UML
3 32 (58.18%) Content Management
3 32 (58.18%) Technical Architecture
3 32 (58.18%) Network Load Balancing
3 32 (58.18%) High Availability
4 12 (21.82%) Test Strategy
5 9 (16.36%) Performance Testing
6 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
6 7 (12.73%) System Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Kanban
7 6 (10.91%) Agile Testing
7 6 (10.91%) DevOps
7 6 (10.91%) OO
7 6 (10.91%) DSDM
7 6 (10.91%) MVC
8 5 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 5 (9.09%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (61.82%) PHP
2 32 (58.18%) Java
2 32 (58.18%) JavaScript
3 19 (34.55%) Perl
3 19 (34.55%) Ruby
4 15 (27.27%) SQL
5 11 (20.00%) C++
6 8 (14.55%) C#
7 7 (12.73%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (69.09%) Degree
2 13 (23.64%) ISEB
3 6 (10.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (63.64%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) Cisco
1 32 (58.18%) EMC
1 32 (58.18%) F5
2 3 (5.45%) Citrix
2 3 (5.45%) IBM