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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 543 540 531
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 85 113 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 70 80 78
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
37787 40836 36901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.90% 83.77% 83.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31569 33673 30846
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 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +27 18 £45,000 -7.69% 1
Ealing - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £32,500 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 116 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (51.22%) QA
3 53 (32.32%) SQL
4 50 (30.49%) Java
5 49 (29.88%) Automated Testing
6 46 (28.05%) C#
6 46 (28.05%) Test Automation
7 43 (26.22%) Degree
7 43 (26.22%) Selenium
8 40 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (24.39%) .NET
9 39 (23.78%) Scrum
10 37 (22.56%) Finance
10 37 (22.56%) Oracle
10 37 (22.56%) WebDriver
11 36 (21.95%) JavaScript
11 36 (21.95%) TDD
12 34 (20.73%) JIRA
13 33 (20.12%) Mobile App
14 30 (18.29%) Retail
14 30 (18.29%) SQL Server
15 29 (17.68%) Jenkins
16 28 (17.07%) Manual Testing
17 27 (16.46%) Test Scripting
17 27 (16.46%) Security Testing
17 27 (16.46%) SOAP
17 27 (16.46%) ISEB
17 27 (16.46%) JMeter
18 25 (15.24%) E-Commerce
18 25 (15.24%) Computer Science

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 16 (9.76%) IIS
2 10 (6.10%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.27%) Apache Solr
3 7 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.66%) Node.js
5 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.61%) Jetty
6 1 (0.61%) Confluence
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.61%) Apache
6 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (7.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) SimCorp Dimension
1 4 (2.44%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.22%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.20%) Internet
2 3 (1.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) SSL
3 1 (0.61%) SAN
3 1 (0.61%) Broadband
3 1 (0.61%) SMTP
3 1 (0.61%) FTP
3 1 (0.61%) Firewall
3 1 (0.61%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.61%) Network Security
3 1 (0.61%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.98%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.10%) Siebel EIM
3 10 (6.10%) Oracle BI EE
3 10 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (6.10%) OLTP
3 10 (6.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 9 (5.49%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.88%) Redis
5 8 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.44%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.83%) MySQL
9 2 (1.22%) Big Data
9 2 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (26.22%) Selenium
2 37 (22.56%) WebDriver
3 34 (20.73%) JIRA
4 29 (17.68%) Jenkins
5 27 (16.46%) JMeter
6 24 (14.63%) NUnit
7 23 (14.02%) JUnit
8 20 (12.20%) FitNesse
9 18 (10.98%) Cucumber
10 17 (10.37%) Git (software)
10 17 (10.37%) SpecFlow
10 17 (10.37%) LoadRunner
11 14 (8.54%) SoapUI
12 13 (7.93%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (7.32%) Visual Studio
13 12 (7.32%) Bugzilla
14 10 (6.10%) TestNG
14 10 (6.10%) TeamCity
15 8 (4.88%) Hudson
16 7 (4.27%) Subversion
General
1 37 (22.56%) Finance
2 30 (18.29%) Retail
3 21 (12.80%) Back Office
4 14 (8.54%) Games
5 13 (7.93%) Banking
6 10 (6.10%) Financial Institution
7 9 (5.49%) Retail Banking
8 7 (4.27%) Multimedia
8 7 (4.27%) Telecoms
8 7 (4.27%) Legal
9 6 (3.66%) Marketing
10 4 (2.44%) Publishing
10 4 (2.44%) Front Office
11 1 (0.61%) Electronics
11 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.61%) Advertising
11 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (32.93%) Developer
2 38 (23.17%) Analyst
3 28 (17.07%) Java Developer
4 26 (15.85%) Test Analyst
5 20 (12.20%) Test Engineer
6 18 (10.98%) Tester
7 17 (10.37%) QA Analyst
8 13 (7.93%) QA Manager
9 12 (7.32%) QA Engineer
10 10 (6.10%) Senior Developer
11 9 (5.49%) QA Tester
12 8 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (4.88%) Test Leader
13 7 (4.27%) Automation Test Analyst
13 7 (4.27%) .NET Developer
13 7 (4.27%) C# Developer
13 7 (4.27%) QA Leader
13 7 (4.27%) Automation Analyst
13 7 (4.27%) Head of Development
14 6 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (24.39%) .NET
2 27 (16.46%) SOAP
3 20 (12.20%) Web Services
3 20 (12.20%) HTML
4 19 (11.59%) Spring
5 18 (10.98%) XML
6 17 (10.37%) CSS
6 17 (10.37%) RESTful
7 15 (9.15%) WCF
8 14 (8.54%) MSMQ
9 11 (6.71%) Hibernate
9 11 (6.71%) JSON
9 11 (6.71%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (6.71%) REST
10 9 (5.49%) Java EE
10 9 (5.49%) Struts
11 8 (4.88%) J2EE
12 7 (4.27%) ASP.NET
12 7 (4.27%) Lucene
12 7 (4.27%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.12%) Mobile App
2 25 (15.24%) Computer Science
3 20 (12.20%) Open Source
4 16 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (6.71%) Streaming Video
6 10 (6.10%) Online Games
7 9 (5.49%) Graphic Design
8 8 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (4.88%) Mobile Payment
9 7 (4.27%) Smartphone
10 6 (3.66%) Data Structures
11 5 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (2.44%) N-Tier
13 3 (1.83%) Bitcoin
13 3 (1.83%) Mathematics
14 2 (1.22%) Interactive TV
15 1 (0.61%) Web 2.0
15 1 (0.61%) Derivative
15 1 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
15 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.59%) Windows
2 10 (6.10%) Linux
2 10 (6.10%) UNIX
3 5 (3.05%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.05%) Android
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (29.88%) Automated Testing
3 46 (28.05%) Test Automation
4 40 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (23.78%) Scrum
6 36 (21.95%) TDD
7 28 (17.07%) Manual Testing
8 27 (16.46%) Security Testing
8 27 (16.46%) Test Scripting
9 25 (15.24%) E-Commerce
10 24 (14.63%) Regression Testing
11 23 (14.02%) Unit Testing
11 23 (14.02%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (13.41%) Software Testing
12 22 (13.41%) Project Management
13 20 (12.20%) Kanban
13 20 (12.20%) BDD
14 18 (10.98%) Mentoring
15 17 (10.37%) Test Strategy
15 17 (10.37%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (32.32%) SQL
2 50 (30.49%) Java
3 46 (28.05%) C#
4 36 (21.95%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.10%) Scala
6 8 (4.88%) Python
6 8 (4.88%) Ruby
7 4 (2.44%) PHP
8 3 (1.83%) C
9 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.61%) VBA
9 1 (0.61%) Perl
9 1 (0.61%) C++
9 1 (0.61%) XPath
9 1 (0.61%) Groovy
9 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.61%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 43 (26.22%) Degree
2 27 (16.46%) ISEB
3 13 (7.93%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.44%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (51.22%) QA
2 3 (1.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.61%) EMIR
3 1 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Nagios
1 1 (0.61%) SCOM
1 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.61%) Puppet
1 1 (0.61%) Oozie
Vendors
1 37 (22.56%) Oracle
2 15 (9.15%) Google
3 14 (8.54%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.10%) Siebel
5 4 (2.44%) Bloomberg
5 4 (2.44%) Charles River
5 4 (2.44%) SimCorp
6 2 (1.22%) F5
6 2 (1.22%) Cisco
7 1 (0.61%) SAP
7 1 (0.61%) VMware
7 1 (0.61%) HP
7 1 (0.61%) Reuters
7 1 (0.61%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.61%) WatchGuard
7 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.61%) Veeam
London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Salary: Compelling salary + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Salary: £29,935 - 42,626 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Central London / West End
Wilmington Group Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago