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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 161 186 116
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -70
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 15 7 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.43% 0.19% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.22% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 30
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +69.01%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
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
3188 3197 2267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.39% 86.17% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2520 2426 1755
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (79.31%) Agile Testing
2 23 (79.31%) C#
2 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 23 (79.31%) .NET
2 23 (79.31%) Software Engineering
2 23 (79.31%) Software Testing
3 22 (75.86%) NHS
3 22 (75.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 22 (75.86%) HTML
3 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
3 22 (75.86%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (75.86%) HTML5
3 22 (75.86%) Retail
3 22 (75.86%) Apache Flex
3 22 (75.86%) WPF
3 22 (75.86%) Integration Testing
4 11 (37.93%) Automated Testing
4 11 (37.93%) Mentoring
4 11 (37.93%) Coaching
4 11 (37.93%) People Management
5 6 (20.69%) JMeter
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Open Source
7 4 (13.79%) Puppet
7 4 (13.79%) Vagrant
7 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (13.79%) Performance Engineering
7 4 (13.79%) CentOS

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.45%) CMS
1 1 (3.45%) Drupal
1 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) JMeter
2 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.90%) LoadUI
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.45%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 22 (75.86%) Pharmaceutical
1 22 (75.86%) Retail
2 4 (13.79%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Software Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 1 (3.45%) Test Specialist
3 1 (3.45%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (3.45%) Performance Test Specialist
3 1 (3.45%) Analyst
3 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (3.45%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (3.45%) Programmer
3 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (3.45%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
2 22 (75.86%) HTML
2 22 (75.86%) Apache Flex
2 22 (75.86%) WPF
2 22 (75.86%) HTML5
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (75.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
1 4 (13.79%) Debian
1 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
1 4 (13.79%) CentOS
1 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (79.31%) Software Engineering
2 23 (79.31%) Software Testing
2 23 (79.31%) Agile Testing
3 22 (75.86%) Integration Testing
3 22 (75.86%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (37.93%) Automated Testing
4 11 (37.93%) Mentoring
4 11 (37.93%) Coaching
4 11 (37.93%) People Management
5 5 (17.24%) Open Source
5 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Web Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) C#
1 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
1 4 (13.79%) Vagrant
1 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) HP