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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 562 595 519
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -76
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 63 65 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 58 56 71
Average salary £51,250 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,219 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-15.07% +18.42%
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
37708 41365 37406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.45% 84.78% 83.89%
Number of salaries quoted 31658 34388 31121
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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
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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 +69 31 £51,250 -10.86% 4
Wimbledon - 1 £37,500 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 93 (57.06%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (49.08%) QA
3 68 (41.72%) Selenium
4 62 (38.04%) Finance
5 58 (35.58%) WebDriver
6 54 (33.13%) Automated Testing
6 54 (33.13%) Java
7 41 (25.15%) C#
7 41 (25.15%) Test Automation
8 37 (22.70%) SQL
9 34 (20.86%) Oracle
9 34 (20.86%) JMeter
10 32 (19.63%) Scrum
11 30 (18.40%) BDD
12 27 (16.56%) JavaScript
12 27 (16.56%) Test Scripting
12 27 (16.56%) TDD
13 26 (15.95%) JIRA
13 26 (15.95%) Jenkins
14 25 (15.34%) Cucumber
15 24 (14.72%) Automation Testing
16 23 (14.11%) Mobile App
16 23 (14.11%) .NET
17 22 (13.50%) Degree
17 22 (13.50%) Manual Testing
17 22 (13.50%) Test Strategy
18 21 (12.88%) RESTful
18 21 (12.88%) Unit Testing
18 21 (12.88%) Retail
18 21 (12.88%) SQL Server

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 9 (5.52%) IIS
2 6 (3.68%) Node.js
3 4 (2.45%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.84%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.61%) Confluence
6 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.84%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) SimCorp Dimension
1 4 (2.45%) thinkFolio
2 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) GitHub
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.82%) Internet
2 7 (4.29%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) SSL
3 1 (0.61%) SAN
3 1 (0.61%) SMTP
3 1 (0.61%) FTP
3 1 (0.61%) Firewall
3 1 (0.61%) Network Security
3 1 (0.61%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.75%) MongoDB
2 11 (6.75%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.13%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.52%) MySQL
5 8 (4.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 8 (4.91%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.91%) OLTP
5 8 (4.91%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.91%) Siebel EIM
6 4 (2.45%) Redis
6 4 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.23%) Big Data
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 68 (41.72%) Selenium
2 58 (35.58%) WebDriver
3 34 (20.86%) JMeter
4 26 (15.95%) JIRA
4 26 (15.95%) Jenkins
5 25 (15.34%) Cucumber
6 20 (12.27%) FitNesse
7 19 (11.66%) LoadRunner
8 17 (10.43%) JUnit
9 15 (9.20%) SoapUI
9 15 (9.20%) SpecFlow
10 14 (8.59%) WinRunner
10 14 (8.59%) HP UFT
11 13 (7.98%) Git (software)
12 11 (6.75%) NUnit
13 10 (6.13%) TestNG
13 10 (6.13%) Appium
14 7 (4.29%) Calabash
14 7 (4.29%) Karma Test Runner
14 7 (4.29%) Jasmine
General
1 62 (38.04%) Finance
2 21 (12.88%) Telecoms
2 21 (12.88%) Retail
3 19 (11.66%) Banking
4 15 (9.20%) Back Office
5 11 (6.75%) Games
6 10 (6.13%) Financial Institution
7 9 (5.52%) Retail Banking
8 5 (3.07%) Marketing
8 5 (3.07%) Multimedia
9 4 (2.45%) Front Office
10 3 (1.84%) Publishing
11 2 (1.23%) Electronics
11 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.61%) Legal
12 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (25.15%) Analyst
2 33 (20.25%) Developer
3 28 (17.18%) Tester
4 26 (15.95%) Test Analyst
5 21 (12.88%) QA Analyst
6 19 (11.66%) Java Developer
7 16 (9.82%) Test Leader
8 14 (8.59%) QA Manager
9 11 (6.75%) QA Engineer
10 9 (5.52%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.91%) Test Engineer
11 8 (4.91%) QA Tester
12 7 (4.29%) Senior Tester
12 7 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (4.29%) Automation Test Analyst
12 7 (4.29%) QA Leader
12 7 (4.29%) Automation Analyst
13 6 (3.68%) QA Test Analyst
13 6 (3.68%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.11%) .NET
2 21 (12.88%) RESTful
3 18 (11.04%) XML
4 14 (8.59%) HTML
5 12 (7.36%) SOAP
6 11 (6.75%) CSS
6 11 (6.75%) Spring
7 10 (6.13%) Web Services
8 8 (4.91%) Hibernate
8 8 (4.91%) MSMQ
8 8 (4.91%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (4.91%) REST
9 7 (4.29%) Struts
10 5 (3.07%) JSON
11 4 (2.45%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (2.45%) Java EE
11 4 (2.45%) J2EE
12 3 (1.84%) Lucene
12 3 (1.84%) JAX-RS
13 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.11%) Mobile App
2 15 (9.20%) Computer Science
3 14 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.52%) Streaming Video
5 8 (4.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (4.91%) Mobile Payment
6 7 (4.29%) Graphic Design
7 6 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.84%) Bitcoin
8 3 (1.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.84%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.23%) Interactive TV
9 2 (1.23%) DTV
9 2 (1.23%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.23%) Wiki
10 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.61%) iPad
10 1 (0.61%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.98%) Windows
2 12 (7.36%) UNIX
3 7 (4.29%) Linux
4 5 (3.07%) Android
4 5 (3.07%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (57.06%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (33.13%) Automated Testing
3 41 (25.15%) Test Automation
4 32 (19.63%) Scrum
5 30 (18.40%) BDD
6 27 (16.56%) Test Scripting
6 27 (16.56%) TDD
7 24 (14.72%) Automation Testing
8 22 (13.50%) Manual Testing
8 22 (13.50%) Test Strategy
9 21 (12.88%) Unit Testing
10 20 (12.27%) Stress Testing
10 20 (12.27%) Test Management
10 20 (12.27%) Regression Testing
11 19 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (11.66%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (11.66%) Open Source
11 19 (11.66%) SDLC
12 18 (11.04%) Performance Testing
13 17 (10.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (33.13%) Java
2 41 (25.15%) C#
3 37 (22.70%) SQL
4 27 (16.56%) JavaScript
5 15 (9.20%) Ruby
6 9 (5.52%) Python
7 8 (4.91%) Scala
7 8 (4.91%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.91%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.29%) Groovy
9 4 (2.45%) PHP
10 3 (1.84%) C
11 1 (0.61%) VBA
11 1 (0.61%) C++
11 1 (0.61%) Go
Qualifications
1 22 (13.50%) Degree
2 17 (10.43%) ISEB
3 9 (5.52%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.45%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (49.08%) QA
2 3 (1.84%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.61%) EMIR
3 1 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.61%) Docker
2 1 (0.61%) HDFS
2 1 (0.61%) LXC
2 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.23%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.61%) SCOM
3 1 (0.61%) Oozie
Vendors
1 34 (20.86%) Oracle
2 13 (7.98%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.91%) Google
3 8 (4.91%) Siebel
4 4 (2.45%) Bloomberg
4 4 (2.45%) Charles River
4 4 (2.45%) SimCorp
5 2 (1.23%) SAP
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco
6 1 (0.61%) IBM
6 1 (0.61%) VMware
6 1 (0.61%) Sophis
6 1 (0.61%) HP
6 1 (0.61%) Reuters
6 1 (0.61%) WatchGuard
6 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.61%) Veeam
6 1 (0.61%) F5
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ABRS
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ULO Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Up to £80,000 per annum plus excelle
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Good Equity
Posted: 20 days ago