The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 528 525 515
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 80 90 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 60 61 91
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Load Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34384 35861 37522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.22% 83.89% 82.40%
Number of salaries quoted 28937 28996 31872
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Load Testing
Salary Trend in London

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in London

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in London

Load Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -9 9 £56,500 +13.00% 1
Sidcup - 7 £30,000 -
Croydon +13 2 £51,250 -2.38%
Ealing - 2 £51,500 - 1
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 112 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (54.66%) QA
3 62 (38.51%) SQL
4 54 (33.54%) TDD
5 52 (32.30%) Test Automation
6 49 (30.43%) C#
7 48 (29.81%) Java
8 46 (28.57%) Selenium
8 46 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (26.71%) .NET
10 41 (25.47%) Scrum
11 38 (23.60%) Test Scripting
12 36 (22.36%) Degree
12 36 (22.36%) Automated Testing
13 34 (21.12%) Finance
14 32 (19.88%) WebDriver
15 31 (19.25%) SQL Server
15 31 (19.25%) SOAP
16 30 (18.63%) HTML
17 29 (18.01%) Web Services
17 29 (18.01%) Oracle
17 29 (18.01%) E-Commerce
18 28 (17.39%) XML
18 28 (17.39%) JavaScript
18 28 (17.39%) Security Testing
19 27 (16.77%) Retail
19 27 (16.77%) Regression Testing
20 25 (15.53%) CSS
20 25 (15.53%) System Testing
20 25 (15.53%) Mobile App

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 17 (10.56%) IIS
2 14 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.59%) Apache Solr
3 9 (5.59%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (4.97%) CMS
5 5 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.11%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.86%) Apache
7 2 (1.24%) Confluence
8 1 (0.62%) Node.js
8 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.62%) JBoss
8 1 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.62%) Drupal
8 1 (0.62%) Jetty
8 1 (0.62%) WordPress
8 1 (0.62%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.62%) SaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.62%) CloudFront
2 1 (0.62%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.62%) Route 53
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.56%) Internet
2 11 (6.83%) HTTP
3 4 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.86%) SMTP
5 2 (1.24%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.24%) FTP
5 2 (1.24%) DNS
6 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.62%) SSL
6 1 (0.62%) LDAP
6 1 (0.62%) Broadband
6 1 (0.62%) SMS
6 1 (0.62%) POP3
6 1 (0.62%) Network Security
6 1 (0.62%) DHCP
6 1 (0.62%) ICMP
6 1 (0.62%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.94%) MongoDB
3 13 (8.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (7.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (7.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 12 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (7.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (6.21%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.97%) Redis
6 8 (4.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.48%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (1.86%) OLTP
9 3 (1.86%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.86%) Siebel EIM
9 3 (1.86%) Essbase
9 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 46 (28.57%) Selenium
2 32 (19.88%) WebDriver
3 24 (14.91%) SoapUI
3 24 (14.91%) NUnit
4 23 (14.29%) JIRA
5 22 (13.66%) FitNesse
6 21 (13.04%) SpecFlow
6 21 (13.04%) Jenkins
7 20 (12.42%) Git (software)
7 20 (12.42%) JMeter
8 18 (11.18%) LoadRunner
8 18 (11.18%) Cucumber
9 15 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (9.32%) JUnit
10 14 (8.70%) Visual Studio
10 14 (8.70%) Subversion
11 13 (8.07%) TeamCity
12 12 (7.45%) Bugzilla
13 9 (5.59%) IntelliJ
13 9 (5.59%) Hudson
General
1 34 (21.12%) Finance
2 27 (16.77%) Retail
3 15 (9.32%) Back Office
4 12 (7.45%) Games
5 11 (6.83%) Marketing
6 9 (5.59%) Legal
7 8 (4.97%) Multimedia
8 7 (4.35%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.48%) Banking
10 2 (1.24%) Advertising
10 2 (1.24%) Publishing
11 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (30.43%) Developer
2 36 (22.36%) Test Engineer
3 27 (16.77%) Analyst
4 22 (13.66%) QA Engineer
5 17 (10.56%) Test Analyst
5 17 (10.56%) Java Developer
6 14 (8.70%) Tester
6 14 (8.70%) Test Leader
7 12 (7.45%) C# Developer
8 10 (6.21%) Test Manager
9 9 (5.59%) QA Analyst
10 8 (4.97%) Senior Test Engineer
11 7 (4.35%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.35%) Performance Test Leader
11 7 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.73%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (3.73%) Junior
13 5 (3.11%) QA Leader
13 5 (3.11%) Senior QA Analyst
14 4 (2.48%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (26.71%) .NET
2 31 (19.25%) SOAP
3 30 (18.63%) HTML
4 29 (18.01%) Web Services
5 28 (17.39%) XML
6 25 (15.53%) CSS
7 24 (14.91%) RESTful
8 22 (13.66%) WCF
9 16 (9.94%) Spring
10 15 (9.32%) ASP.NET
11 14 (8.70%) MSMQ
11 14 (8.70%) JSON
12 13 (8.07%) jQuery
12 13 (8.07%) .NET Framework
13 12 (7.45%) REST
14 10 (6.21%) Java EE
15 8 (4.97%) Lucene
15 8 (4.97%) J2EE
15 8 (4.97%) JAX-RS
16 6 (3.73%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.53%) Mobile App
2 18 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.70%) Open Source
3 14 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 12 (7.45%) Data Structures
5 10 (6.21%) Online Games
6 8 (4.97%) Smartphone
7 6 (3.73%) Streaming Video
8 5 (3.11%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.48%) N-Tier
9 4 (2.48%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.86%) Spread Betting
10 3 (1.86%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.86%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.86%) User Experience
11 2 (1.24%) iPad
11 2 (1.24%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.62%) Social Media
12 1 (0.62%) Replication
12 1 (0.62%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.29%) Windows
2 19 (11.80%) Linux
3 14 (8.70%) UNIX
4 7 (4.35%) Android
4 7 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.24%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.62%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.62%) CentOS
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (33.54%) TDD
3 52 (32.30%) Test Automation
4 46 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (25.47%) Scrum
6 38 (23.60%) Test Scripting
7 36 (22.36%) Automated Testing
8 29 (18.01%) E-Commerce
9 28 (17.39%) Security Testing
10 27 (16.77%) Regression Testing
11 25 (15.53%) System Testing
12 23 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (13.04%) Integration Testing
13 21 (13.04%) Manual Testing
14 20 (12.42%) Performance Testing
14 20 (12.42%) Project Management
15 19 (11.80%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (11.80%) Mentoring
16 18 (11.18%) Test Strategy
17 16 (9.94%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 62 (38.51%) SQL
2 49 (30.43%) C#
3 48 (29.81%) Java
4 28 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.21%) Ruby
6 7 (4.35%) Scala
7 5 (3.11%) C++
8 4 (2.48%) Python
9 3 (1.86%) Perl
10 2 (1.24%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.24%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.62%) C
11 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.62%) XQuery
11 1 (0.62%) XPath
11 1 (0.62%) Groovy
11 1 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (22.36%) Degree
2 19 (11.80%) ISEB
3 17 (10.56%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.86%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.62%) PhD
6 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (54.66%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.86%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.62%) Varnish
2 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (1.86%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.24%) Nagios
2 2 (1.24%) Puppet
2 2 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.62%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.62%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.62%) Ansible
3 1 (0.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.62%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (18.01%) Oracle
2 15 (9.32%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.59%) Google
4 4 (2.48%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.86%) NetApp
5 3 (1.86%) Siebel
5 3 (1.86%) Cisco
5 3 (1.86%) Canoo
6 2 (1.24%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.24%) F5
6 2 (1.24%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.24%) VMware
6 2 (1.24%) Orchard
6 2 (1.24%) HP
7 1 (0.62%) Lotus
7 1 (0.62%) Temenos
7 1 (0.62%) Green Hat
7 1 (0.62%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.62%) Splunk
7 1 (0.62%) hybris
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: bonus, bupa, shares,
Posted: Yesterday
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: £29,935 - 42,626 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Ealing
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Broadmargins
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £29000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago