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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 522 514 533
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 119 86 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 79 79 104
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.98% +0.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39963 36781 43924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 81.89% 81.50% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 32744 30674 37745
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 23 £48,750 -2.50%
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 127 (60.77%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (47.37%) QA
3 73 (34.93%) SQL
4 71 (33.97%) .NET
4 71 (33.97%) E-Commerce
5 65 (31.10%) Selenium
6 63 (30.14%) TDD
6 63 (30.14%) Scrum
7 61 (29.19%) C#
8 59 (28.23%) Automated Testing
9 54 (25.84%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (24.88%) Test Automation
11 50 (23.92%) Oracle
12 48 (22.97%) Visual Studio
13 47 (22.49%) Java
14 46 (22.01%) IIS
15 44 (21.05%) FitNesse
16 40 (19.14%) NUnit
17 39 (18.66%) SQL Server
17 39 (18.66%) Performance Testing
18 38 (18.18%) Web Services
18 38 (18.18%) Retail
18 38 (18.18%) Marketing
19 36 (17.22%) Microsoft
20 35 (16.75%) Git (software)
21 33 (15.79%) Manual Testing
21 33 (15.79%) WebDriver
21 33 (15.79%) SOAP
22 31 (14.83%) Windows
22 31 (14.83%) Degree

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 46 (22.01%) IIS
2 16 (7.66%) Apache
3 14 (6.70%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.78%) Drupal
5 9 (4.31%) Apache Solr
6 8 (3.83%) CMS
7 7 (3.35%) WordPress
8 5 (2.39%) Node.js
8 5 (2.39%) nginx
8 5 (2.39%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.39%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.91%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.96%) Confluence
10 2 (0.96%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.48%) Moodle
11 1 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 14 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS Office
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.22%) SaaS
2 10 (4.78%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.91%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.91%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (1.91%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.18%) Internet
2 4 (1.91%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.91%) DNS
2 4 (1.91%) OpenVPN
3 3 (1.44%) Network Security
3 3 (1.44%) Wireshark
3 3 (1.44%) Intranet
4 2 (0.96%) FTP
4 2 (0.96%) HTTP
5 1 (0.48%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.48%) VLAN
5 1 (0.48%) VPN
5 1 (0.48%) ICMP
5 1 (0.48%) LAN
5 1 (0.48%) WAN
5 1 (0.48%) POP3
5 1 (0.48%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.66%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.05%) Relational Database
3 17 (8.13%) MySQL
4 13 (6.22%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.83%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (3.35%) NoSQL
6 7 (3.35%) Redis
7 6 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.87%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.96%) Jackrabbit
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.48%) Essbase
10 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 65 (31.10%) Selenium
2 48 (22.97%) Visual Studio
3 44 (21.05%) FitNesse
4 40 (19.14%) NUnit
5 35 (16.75%) Git (software)
6 33 (15.79%) WebDriver
7 30 (14.35%) SoapUI
8 26 (12.44%) SpecFlow
9 25 (11.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (11.00%) Subversion
11 18 (8.61%) CruiseControl
11 18 (8.61%) Jenkins
12 12 (5.74%) Hudson
13 8 (3.83%) MSBuild
13 8 (3.83%) Cucumber
14 7 (3.35%) JIRA
14 7 (3.35%) JMeter
14 7 (3.35%) LoadRunner
14 7 (3.35%) JUnit
15 6 (2.87%) Ant
General
1 38 (18.18%) Retail
1 38 (18.18%) Marketing
2 27 (12.92%) Finance
3 21 (10.05%) Games
4 19 (9.09%) Back Office
5 8 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.39%) Publishing
7 4 (1.91%) Advertising
7 4 (1.91%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.91%) Banking
8 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.96%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 61 (29.19%) Developer
2 29 (13.88%) Tester
3 28 (13.40%) Test Engineer
4 26 (12.44%) QA Engineer
5 16 (7.66%) Non-Functional Tester
6 15 (7.18%) Senior QA Engineer
7 14 (6.70%) Analyst
7 14 (6.70%) Senior Test Engineer
7 14 (6.70%) Test Leader
8 12 (5.74%) Test Manager
9 11 (5.26%) Java Developer
10 10 (4.78%) Test Specialist
10 10 (4.78%) Test Analyst
10 10 (4.78%) Architect
10 10 (4.78%) Microsoft Specialist
11 9 (4.31%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (3.83%) Administrator
12 8 (3.83%) Linux Engineer
13 7 (3.35%) Performance Test Leader
13 7 (3.35%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (33.97%) .NET
2 38 (18.18%) Web Services
3 33 (15.79%) SOAP
4 28 (13.40%) XML
5 21 (10.05%) .NET Framework
6 19 (9.09%) MSMQ
7 14 (6.70%) Spring
8 12 (5.74%) RESTful
9 11 (5.26%) JSON
10 10 (4.78%) ASP.NET
11 9 (4.31%) Gherkin
11 9 (4.31%) HTML
11 9 (4.31%) J2EE
12 8 (3.83%) JMS
12 8 (3.83%) REST
13 7 (3.35%) Hibernate
13 7 (3.35%) Struts
14 6 (2.87%) CSS
14 6 (2.87%) WCF
14 6 (2.87%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.61%) Statistics
2 11 (5.26%) Online Games
2 11 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.78%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.87%) Open Source
5 4 (1.91%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.44%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.44%) Spread Betting
6 3 (1.44%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.96%) Replication
7 2 (0.96%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (0.96%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.48%) Xbox
8 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.48%) Kinect
8 1 (0.48%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.48%) iPad
8 1 (0.48%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.48%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.83%) Windows
2 30 (14.35%) Linux
3 17 (8.13%) UNIX
4 8 (3.83%) CentOS
5 7 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.39%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.91%) Android
7 4 (1.91%) SELinux
8 2 (0.96%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.96%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.48%) Solaris
9 1 (0.48%) VMS
9 1 (0.48%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (60.77%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (33.97%) E-Commerce
3 63 (30.14%) TDD
3 63 (30.14%) Scrum
4 59 (28.23%) Automated Testing
5 54 (25.84%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (24.88%) Test Automation
7 39 (18.66%) Performance Testing
8 33 (15.79%) Manual Testing
9 28 (13.40%) Integration Testing
10 25 (11.96%) Capacity Planning
10 25 (11.96%) BDD
11 24 (11.48%) Release Management
11 24 (11.48%) Automation Testing
12 23 (11.00%) Regression Testing
13 22 (10.53%) Configuration Management
14 21 (10.05%) B2B
15 20 (9.57%) Analytics
15 20 (9.57%) System Testing
16 19 (9.09%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 73 (34.93%) SQL
2 61 (29.19%) C#
3 47 (22.49%) Java
4 20 (9.57%) PHP
5 18 (8.61%) VB
6 14 (6.70%) JavaScript
7 11 (5.26%) Ruby
8 10 (4.78%) C++
9 9 (4.31%) Python
9 9 (4.31%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.35%) C
11 5 (2.39%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.91%) Perl
12 4 (1.91%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.91%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.44%) Lua
14 1 (0.48%) Groovy
14 1 (0.48%) PHP5
14 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (14.83%) Degree
2 28 (13.40%) ISTQB
3 22 (10.53%) ISEB
4 2 (0.96%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.48%) CCEE
5 1 (0.48%) CCIA
5 1 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.48%) CCEA
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.48%) PMP
5 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.48%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (47.37%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.83%) Varnish
2 6 (2.87%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (2.87%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.91%) NFS
3 4 (1.91%) Postfix
3 4 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.91%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.96%) XenApp
4 2 (0.96%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.83%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (2.87%) Nagios
2 6 (2.87%) Data Guard
2 6 (2.87%) Cacti
2 6 (2.87%) Puppet
3 5 (2.39%) Capistrano
4 4 (1.91%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 50 (23.92%) Oracle
2 36 (17.22%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.78%) Endeca
4 10 (4.78%) ATG
4 10 (4.78%) Hitachi
5 9 (4.31%) JBoss
6 7 (3.35%) hybris
6 7 (3.35%) VMware
7 4 (1.91%) Splunk
8 3 (1.44%) Twitter
8 3 (1.44%) IBM
8 3 (1.44%) HP
9 2 (0.96%) Apple
9 2 (0.96%) Citrix
9 2 (0.96%) Adobe
9 2 (0.96%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.48%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.48%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.48%) BT
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Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum £90-£100k + EXECUTIVE BENS
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Gate Hampton Ltd
Salary: From £40 to £65,000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
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iKonnect
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50-60,000 + bonus + company benefits
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