The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 50 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 1 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.25% 0.98% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 1.13% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £43,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +15.13%
Load Testing
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
332 442 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 83.42% 86.50% 85.03%
Number of salaries quoted 222 388 274
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Liverpool region.

Load Testing Salary Trend in Liverpool

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) C
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) VLDB
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) VB
3 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (14.29%) JMeter
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
1 1 (14.29%) Facilita Forecast
1 1 (14.29%) LoadUI
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Tester
2 5 (71.43%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) C
2 5 (71.43%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) VB
3 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) SAP