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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 161 170 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 9 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,625 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
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
3042 2730 2440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.82% 82.65% 82.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2426 2104 2084
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 January 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (70.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Apple
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) Moq
3 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 5 (50.00%) Big Data
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 5 (50.00%) WPF
3 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (50.00%) ReSharper
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Solaris

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) ReSharper
1 5 (50.00%) Moq
1 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Web Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) WPF
2 5 (50.00%) HTML5
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Symmetrix
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) RIA
2 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 2 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Content Management
3 2 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (20.00%) F5
2 2 (20.00%) EMC
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco