The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 155 115 140
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +25
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 29 30 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.79% 1.18% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.42% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 7
Average salary £60,000 £38,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% +24.59%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3105 2115 2021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.49% 83.27% 80.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2431 1579 1675
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £50,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Load Testing
West Yorkshire

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 28 July 2014.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (60.61%) Scrum
1 40 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (59.09%) QA
3 38 (57.58%) Degree
3 38 (57.58%) XML
4 34 (51.52%) Apache
4 34 (51.52%) Internet
4 34 (51.52%) Project Management
4 34 (51.52%) PHP
4 34 (51.52%) MySQL
4 34 (51.52%) Solaris
4 34 (51.52%) Linux
4 34 (51.52%) ActiveMQ
4 34 (51.52%) AMQP
4 34 (51.52%) RabbitMQ
5 32 (48.48%) F5
5 32 (48.48%) High Availability
5 32 (48.48%) Open Source
5 32 (48.48%) Network Load Balancing
5 32 (48.48%) RIA
5 32 (48.48%) Web Services
5 32 (48.48%) Symmetrix
5 32 (48.48%) Clustering
5 32 (48.48%) Content Management
5 32 (48.48%) LAMP
5 32 (48.48%) WebSphere
5 32 (48.48%) Technical Architecture
5 32 (48.48%) UML
5 32 (48.48%) WebLogic
5 32 (48.48%) J2EE

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (51.52%) Apache
2 32 (48.48%) WebSphere
2 32 (48.48%) WebLogic
2 32 (48.48%) WebLogic Portal
2 32 (48.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (51.52%) Internet
1 34 (51.52%) AMQP
2 32 (48.48%) HTTP
3 2 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (51.52%) MySQL
2 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Selenium
2 6 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 34 (51.52%) Architect
1 34 (51.52%) Solutions Architect
2 32 (48.48%) Developer
3 22 (33.33%) Analyst
3 22 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 17 (25.76%) Lead Developer
5 15 (22.73%) Senior Architect
5 15 (22.73%) Senior Developer
5 15 (22.73%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 14 (21.21%) Lead Test Analyst
7 8 (12.12%) Tester
8 7 (10.61%) Automation Analyst
8 7 (10.61%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 7 (10.61%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (10.61%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (10.61%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (9.09%) Performance Tester
10 4 (6.06%) LAMP Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Test Team Leader
11 2 (3.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (57.58%) XML
2 34 (51.52%) ActiveMQ
2 34 (51.52%) RabbitMQ
3 32 (48.48%) Web Services
3 32 (48.48%) LAMP
3 32 (48.48%) J2EE
4 6 (9.09%) WinForms
4 6 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 6 (9.09%) .NET
4 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (48.48%) Open Source
1 32 (48.48%) RIA
1 32 (48.48%) Symmetrix
1 32 (48.48%) Clustering
2 7 (10.61%) IVR
3 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.09%) NHS
3 6 (9.09%) DTV
3 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 34 (51.52%) Solaris
1 34 (51.52%) Linux
2 13 (19.70%) Apple iOS
3 6 (9.09%) Windows
3 6 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 6 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (60.61%) Scrum
1 40 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (51.52%) Project Management
3 32 (48.48%) High Availability
3 32 (48.48%) Network Load Balancing
3 32 (48.48%) Content Management
3 32 (48.48%) Technical Architecture
3 32 (48.48%) UML
4 16 (24.24%) Test Strategy
5 13 (19.70%) Performance Testing
6 10 (15.15%) Test Scripting
6 10 (15.15%) System Testing
7 9 (13.64%) Automated Testing
8 8 (12.12%) Automation Testing
9 7 (10.61%) Stress Testing
9 7 (10.61%) Web Testing
9 7 (10.61%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (10.61%) Migration
10 6 (9.09%) MVC
10 6 (9.09%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) PHP
2 32 (48.48%) Java
2 32 (48.48%) JavaScript
3 19 (28.79%) Ruby
3 19 (28.79%) Perl
4 18 (27.27%) SQL
5 11 (16.67%) C++
6 8 (12.12%) C#
7 7 (10.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (57.58%) Degree
2 16 (24.24%) ISEB
3 6 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (59.09%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (48.48%) F5
1 32 (48.48%) EMC
1 32 (48.48%) Cisco
2 7 (10.61%) Citrix
3 3 (4.55%) IBM