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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 164 145 122
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -23
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 6 37 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.17% 1.00% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 1.16% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 37 32
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -3.94%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
3029 3182 2270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.64% 86.33% 82.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2344 2547 1820
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 May 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 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Retail
3 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 10 (66.67%) C#
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) .NET
4 9 (60.00%) HTML
4 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (60.00%) WPF
4 9 (60.00%) HTML5
4 9 (60.00%) Agile Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
5 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
5 7 (46.67%) XML
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (33.33%) SoapUI
7 5 (33.33%) Moq
7 5 (33.33%) ReSharper
7 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 5 (33.33%) Analytics
7 5 (33.33%) Big Data
7 5 (33.33%) Private Cloud
7 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) Apple
8 4 (26.67%) NHS

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Drupal
2 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
1 2 (13.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 5 (33.33%) Moq
1 5 (33.33%) ReSharper
2 1 (6.67%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (6.67%) LoadUI
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (73.33%) Retail
2 9 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) AWS Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Functional Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (60.00%) WPF
2 9 (60.00%) HTML5
3 7 (46.67%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) Apache Flex
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) J2EE
6 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (6.67%) WCF
7 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 4 (26.67%) NHS
3 2 (13.33%) Symmetrix
3 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) RIA
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (33.33%) Analytics
6 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
9 2 (13.33%) UML
9 2 (13.33%) Project Management
9 2 (13.33%) Content Management
9 2 (13.33%) TDD
9 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
9 2 (13.33%) Scrum
9 2 (13.33%) BDD
9 2 (13.33%) High Availability
9 2 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) EMC
2 2 (13.33%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) HP