The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 London region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 577 489 492
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +3
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 74 112 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 62 74 120
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £70,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39741 36204 40945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.59% 81.56% 79.65%
Number of salaries quoted 32971 29817 35421
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Load Testing
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 -26 6 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Ealing +10 3 £54,000 -10.00% 1
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 92 (48.42%) QA
2 85 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (41.05%) SQL
4 71 (37.37%) Scrum
5 65 (34.21%) Selenium
6 63 (33.16%) TDD
7 62 (32.63%) Automated Testing
8 59 (31.05%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (27.89%) E-Commerce
10 49 (25.79%) .NET
11 44 (23.16%) Java
12 40 (21.05%) SoapUI
13 39 (20.53%) Integration Testing
13 39 (20.53%) SOAP
13 39 (20.53%) XML
14 38 (20.00%) Finance
15 36 (18.95%) FitNesse
15 36 (18.95%) Manual Testing
16 35 (18.42%) Degree
16 35 (18.42%) Retail
16 35 (18.42%) C#
17 34 (17.89%) Performance Testing
17 34 (17.89%) Test Scripting
18 32 (16.84%) Oracle
18 32 (16.84%) B2B
18 32 (16.84%) Microsoft
19 31 (16.32%) Web Services
20 30 (15.79%) SQL Server
20 30 (15.79%) Windows
20 30 (15.79%) Regression Testing

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 21 (11.05%) IIS
1 21 (11.05%) Apache
2 14 (7.37%) CMS
3 12 (6.32%) Apache Solr
3 12 (6.32%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.32%) Drupal
4 11 (5.79%) nginx
5 9 (4.74%) WordPress
6 8 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.63%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.63%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.11%) Lync
8 4 (2.11%) Node.js
8 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.11%) MS Exchange
8 4 (2.11%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (2.11%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.42%) SaaS
2 13 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.11%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.58%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.58%) CloudFront
4 3 (1.58%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.37%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.79%) Internet
3 4 (2.11%) OpenVPN
3 4 (2.11%) Network Security
3 4 (2.11%) ICMP
3 4 (2.11%) SAN
3 4 (2.11%) DNS
3 4 (2.11%) POP3
3 4 (2.11%) SMTP
4 2 (1.05%) Intranet
4 2 (1.05%) HTTP
5 1 (0.53%) VLAN
5 1 (0.53%) LAN
5 1 (0.53%) WAN
5 1 (0.53%) VPN
5 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.53%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.68%) Relational Database
3 19 (10.00%) MySQL
4 15 (7.89%) RDBMS
5 11 (5.79%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.68%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.63%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.11%) Redis
8 4 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.58%) DB2
10 2 (1.05%) Big Data
10 2 (1.05%) Essbase
10 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.53%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 65 (34.21%) Selenium
2 40 (21.05%) SoapUI
3 36 (18.95%) FitNesse
4 26 (13.68%) Visual Studio
5 23 (12.11%) Git (software)
5 23 (12.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (10.53%) Subversion
7 19 (10.00%) NUnit
7 19 (10.00%) Jenkins
8 17 (8.95%) WebDriver
9 16 (8.42%) JIRA
10 15 (7.89%) LoadRunner
11 12 (6.32%) JMeter
12 11 (5.79%) Hudson
13 9 (4.74%) JUnit
13 9 (4.74%) SpecFlow
14 8 (4.21%) MSBuild
15 7 (3.68%) Cucumber
16 6 (3.16%) Facilita Forecast
16 6 (3.16%) Ant
General
1 38 (20.00%) Finance
2 35 (18.42%) Retail
3 15 (7.89%) Marketing
3 15 (7.89%) Games
4 8 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.68%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.16%) Back Office
7 5 (2.63%) Publishing
8 4 (2.11%) Legal
8 4 (2.11%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.05%) Advertising
9 2 (1.05%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.53%) Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (17.89%) QA Engineer
1 34 (17.89%) Test Engineer
2 31 (16.32%) Tester
3 30 (15.79%) Developer
4 20 (10.53%) Analyst
5 17 (8.95%) Test Leader
5 17 (8.95%) Test Analyst
6 16 (8.42%) Senior QA Engineer
7 15 (7.89%) Senior Test Engineer
7 15 (7.89%) Architect
8 12 (6.32%) Administrator
9 10 (5.26%) Performance Test Leader
10 9 (4.74%) Software Tester
10 9 (4.74%) Test Manager
11 8 (4.21%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.68%) Non-Functional Tester
12 7 (3.68%) Software Test Analyst
12 7 (3.68%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (3.68%) Oracle DBA
12 7 (3.68%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (25.79%) .NET
2 39 (20.53%) SOAP
2 39 (20.53%) XML
3 31 (16.32%) Web Services
4 14 (7.37%) Spring
5 12 (6.32%) HTML
6 10 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 10 (5.26%) CSS
6 10 (5.26%) JSON
7 9 (4.74%) RESTful
8 8 (4.21%) JMS
9 7 (3.68%) WCF
9 7 (3.68%) MSMQ
9 7 (3.68%) J2EE
9 7 (3.68%) Struts
9 7 (3.68%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (3.68%) Memcached
10 6 (3.16%) REST
10 6 (3.16%) HTML5
10 6 (3.16%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.37%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.21%) Open Source
3 7 (3.68%) Online Games
4 6 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.16%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.16%) Statistics
5 4 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (2.11%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.11%) Replication
5 4 (2.11%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.11%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.58%) RIA
6 3 (1.58%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.05%) Social Media
7 2 (1.05%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.05%) Online Gambling
7 2 (1.05%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.53%) Derivative
8 1 (0.53%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.53%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.79%) Windows
2 28 (14.74%) Linux
3 7 (3.68%) CentOS
3 7 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.16%) UNIX
5 5 (2.63%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.11%) FreeBSD
7 3 (1.58%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.58%) SELinux
7 3 (1.58%) Android
7 3 (1.58%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.53%) VMS
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (37.37%) Scrum
3 63 (33.16%) TDD
4 62 (32.63%) Automated Testing
5 59 (31.05%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (27.89%) E-Commerce
7 39 (20.53%) Integration Testing
8 36 (18.95%) Manual Testing
9 34 (17.89%) Performance Testing
9 34 (17.89%) Test Scripting
10 32 (16.84%) B2B
11 30 (15.79%) Regression Testing
12 29 (15.26%) System Testing
13 28 (14.74%) E-business
14 24 (12.63%) Test Automation
15 23 (12.11%) BDD
16 21 (11.05%) Release Management
16 21 (11.05%) Software Testing
16 21 (11.05%) Test Strategy
17 17 (8.95%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (41.05%) SQL
2 44 (23.16%) Java
3 35 (18.42%) C#
4 22 (11.58%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.00%) Ruby
6 13 (6.84%) C++
6 13 (6.84%) PHP
7 10 (5.26%) Python
8 9 (4.74%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.16%) VB
10 4 (2.11%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.58%) C
11 3 (1.58%) Perl
11 3 (1.58%) Scala
12 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 35 (18.42%) Degree
2 19 (10.00%) ISEB
3 16 (8.42%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.53%) MCSE
6 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.53%) CCEA
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.53%) CCEE
6 1 (0.53%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (48.42%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (5.79%) Varnish
2 7 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (3.68%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (2.11%) VirtualBox
3 4 (2.11%) Postfix
3 4 (2.11%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.11%) NFS
4 3 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.05%) XenApp
5 2 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (5.79%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (4.21%) Capistrano
3 7 (3.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (3.68%) Data Guard
3 7 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.68%) Puppet
4 6 (3.16%) Cacti
4 6 (3.16%) Nagios
5 4 (2.11%) Vagrant
5 4 (2.11%) ZABBIX
5 4 (2.11%) HAProxy
6 3 (1.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (16.84%) Oracle
1 32 (16.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.79%) Red Hat
3 10 (5.26%) ATG
3 10 (5.26%) Endeca
4 9 (4.74%) JBoss
5 8 (4.21%) Cisco
5 8 (4.21%) VMware
6 7 (3.68%) HP
6 7 (3.68%) Rackspace
6 7 (3.68%) hybris
7 4 (2.11%) Twitter
7 4 (2.11%) Lotus
8 3 (1.58%) Splunk
9 2 (1.05%) Facebook
9 2 (1.05%) NetApp
9 2 (1.05%) Citrix
9 2 (1.05%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.53%) Juniper
10 1 (0.53%) Apple
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum (depending on experience)
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Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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