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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 179 123 149
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +26
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 4 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.11% 1.24% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 1.43% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 31 12
Average salary £60,000 £34,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.47% +7.93%
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.38% +4.28%
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
3165 2307 2391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.97% 86.47% 83.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2375 1815 1970
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 39 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (84.09%) Scrum
3 35 (79.55%) XML
3 35 (79.55%) Degree
4 33 (75.00%) PHP
4 33 (75.00%) MySQL
4 33 (75.00%) Solaris
4 33 (75.00%) Linux
4 33 (75.00%) Apache
4 33 (75.00%) Internet
4 33 (75.00%) Project Management
4 33 (75.00%) ActiveMQ
4 33 (75.00%) AMQP
4 33 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
5 31 (70.45%) Java
5 31 (70.45%) JavaScript
5 31 (70.45%) J2EE
5 31 (70.45%) WebLogic
5 31 (70.45%) Web Services
5 31 (70.45%) UML
5 31 (70.45%) Tomcat
5 31 (70.45%) HTTP
5 31 (70.45%) Cisco
5 31 (70.45%) EMC
5 31 (70.45%) WebLogic Portal
5 31 (70.45%) LAMP
5 31 (70.45%) Symmetrix
5 31 (70.45%) Clustering
5 31 (70.45%) Content Management
5 31 (70.45%) WebSphere

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 33 (75.00%) Apache
2 31 (70.45%) Tomcat
2 31 (70.45%) WebLogic Portal
2 31 (70.45%) WebSphere
2 31 (70.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (75.00%) Internet
1 33 (75.00%) AMQP
2 31 (70.45%) HTTP
3 2 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (75.00%) MySQL
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.82%) Selenium
3 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Architect
1 33 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
2 31 (70.45%) Developer
3 16 (36.36%) Lead Developer
4 15 (34.09%) Senior Developer
4 15 (34.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 15 (34.09%) Senior Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Tester
6 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Performance Tester
6 4 (9.09%) LAMP Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.55%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (79.55%) XML
2 33 (75.00%) ActiveMQ
2 33 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
3 31 (70.45%) LAMP
3 31 (70.45%) J2EE
3 31 (70.45%) Web Services
4 4 (9.09%) .NET
4 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 4 (9.09%) WinForms
4 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (70.45%) Symmetrix
1 31 (70.45%) Clustering
1 31 (70.45%) RIA
1 31 (70.45%) Open Source
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) NHS
2 4 (9.09%) DTV
2 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 33 (75.00%) Solaris
1 33 (75.00%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 4 (9.09%) Android
3 4 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (84.09%) Scrum
3 33 (75.00%) Project Management
4 31 (70.45%) UML
4 31 (70.45%) Content Management
4 31 (70.45%) Technical Architecture
4 31 (70.45%) Network Load Balancing
4 31 (70.45%) High Availability
4 31 (70.45%) Test Planning
5 6 (13.64%) Line Management
5 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 6 (13.64%) Test Strategy
6 5 (11.36%) Test Scripting
6 5 (11.36%) System Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Kanban
7 4 (9.09%) Agile Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Coaching
7 4 (9.09%) MVC
7 4 (9.09%) DevOps
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (75.00%) PHP
2 31 (70.45%) Java
2 31 (70.45%) JavaScript
3 19 (43.18%) Perl
3 19 (43.18%) Ruby
4 11 (25.00%) SQL
4 11 (25.00%) C++
5 7 (15.91%) Python
6 6 (13.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 35 (79.55%) Degree
2 9 (20.45%) ISEB
3 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (70.45%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) Cisco
1 31 (70.45%) EMC
1 31 (70.45%) F5
2 2 (4.55%) IBM