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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 560 564 513
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -51
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 71 76 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.19% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 63 64 67
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,719 £42,750 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +20.42%
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
38080 39730 37673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.68% 84.63% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32190 32726 31226
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +44 33 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Harrow - 1 £57,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £37,500 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 64 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (48.36%) QA
2 59 (48.36%) Selenium
2 59 (48.36%) Finance
3 43 (35.25%) WebDriver
4 39 (31.97%) Test Automation
5 38 (31.15%) Java
6 37 (30.33%) C#
6 37 (30.33%) Automated Testing
7 32 (26.23%) Automation Testing
8 31 (25.41%) JMeter
9 30 (24.59%) Oracle
10 28 (22.95%) SQL
11 26 (21.31%) Test Management
12 25 (20.49%) Test Scripting
13 24 (19.67%) BDD
14 22 (18.03%) RESTful
14 22 (18.03%) Performance Testing
15 21 (17.21%) Cucumber
15 21 (17.21%) LoadRunner
16 20 (16.39%) FitNesse
16 20 (16.39%) Jenkins
16 20 (16.39%) Test Strategy
17 19 (15.57%) SQL Server
17 19 (15.57%) XML
17 19 (15.57%) HP UFT
17 19 (15.57%) Telecoms
18 17 (13.93%) JIRA
18 17 (13.93%) User Acceptance Testing
18 17 (13.93%) Mobile App

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (4.92%) IIS
2 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.64%) Node.js
3 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.46%) MS Office
4 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) SimCorp Dimension
1 4 (3.28%) thinkFolio
2 2 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.82%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) HTTP
2 5 (4.10%) Internet
3 1 (0.82%) Firewall
3 1 (0.82%) Network Security
3 1 (0.82%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.82%) DNS
3 1 (0.82%) SSL
3 1 (0.82%) SAN
3 1 (0.82%) SMTP
3 1 (0.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.84%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.02%) MySQL
4 9 (7.38%) RDBMS
4 9 (7.38%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.92%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.28%) OLTP
6 4 (3.28%) Siebel EIM
6 4 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (3.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.64%) Big Data
8 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.82%) Redis
9 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.82%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 59 (48.36%) Selenium
2 43 (35.25%) WebDriver
3 31 (25.41%) JMeter
4 21 (17.21%) LoadRunner
4 21 (17.21%) Cucumber
5 20 (16.39%) Jenkins
5 20 (16.39%) FitNesse
6 19 (15.57%) HP UFT
7 17 (13.93%) JIRA
8 16 (13.11%) Git (software)
9 15 (12.30%) WinRunner
10 13 (10.66%) SoapUI
10 13 (10.66%) SpecFlow
11 12 (9.84%) Visual Studio
12 9 (7.38%) Appium
13 8 (6.56%) WATIR
13 8 (6.56%) Calabash
13 8 (6.56%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (6.56%) Jasmine
13 8 (6.56%) Capybara
General
1 59 (48.36%) Finance
2 19 (15.57%) Telecoms
3 12 (9.84%) Banking
4 10 (8.20%) Games
5 9 (7.38%) Retail
6 8 (6.56%) Back Office
7 6 (4.92%) Financial Institution
8 4 (3.28%) Front Office
8 4 (3.28%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.64%) Marketing
9 2 (1.64%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.64%) Electronics
9 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.82%) Publishing
10 1 (0.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (19.67%) Analyst
2 23 (18.85%) Tester
3 20 (16.39%) Test Leader
4 13 (10.66%) QA Analyst
5 12 (9.84%) Test Analyst
6 11 (9.02%) Developer
7 8 (6.56%) Technical Tester
7 8 (6.56%) QA Engineer
8 7 (5.74%) QA Manager
9 6 (4.92%) Test Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) Senior Tester
10 5 (4.10%) Performance Analyst
10 5 (4.10%) Performance Test Analyst
11 4 (3.28%) Performance Test Consultant
11 4 (3.28%) Test Consultant
11 4 (3.28%) Performance Consultant
11 4 (3.28%) QA Tester
11 4 (3.28%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.28%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.03%) RESTful
2 19 (15.57%) XML
3 12 (9.84%) .NET
4 11 (9.02%) REST
5 9 (7.38%) Web Services
6 6 (4.92%) HTML
6 6 (4.92%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (4.10%) MSMQ
8 4 (3.28%) CSS
9 3 (2.46%) JSON
9 3 (2.46%) HATEOAS
10 2 (1.64%) Finagle
10 2 (1.64%) Gherkin
10 2 (1.64%) Java EE
10 2 (1.64%) SOAP
10 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.82%) J2EE
11 1 (0.82%) JSP
11 1 (0.82%) Servlets
11 1 (0.82%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.93%) Mobile App
2 12 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.20%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.28%) User Experience
5 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.46%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.64%) DTV
6 2 (1.64%) Interactive TV
6 2 (1.64%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.64%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.64%) Wiki
6 2 (1.64%) Bitcoin
7 1 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.82%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.82%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.82%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.11%) UNIX
2 7 (5.74%) Windows
3 6 (4.92%) Linux
4 2 (1.64%) Android
4 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (31.97%) Test Automation
3 37 (30.33%) Automated Testing
4 32 (26.23%) Automation Testing
5 26 (21.31%) Test Management
6 25 (20.49%) Test Scripting
7 24 (19.67%) BDD
8 22 (18.03%) Performance Testing
9 20 (16.39%) Test Strategy
10 17 (13.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (13.11%) TDD
11 16 (13.11%) Open Source
12 15 (12.30%) Scrum
12 15 (12.30%) E-Commerce
13 14 (11.48%) Regression Testing
13 14 (11.48%) Manual Testing
14 12 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (9.84%) OO
15 11 (9.02%) Software Engineering
15 11 (9.02%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.15%) Java
2 37 (30.33%) C#
3 28 (22.95%) SQL
4 14 (11.48%) Ruby
5 11 (9.02%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.20%) PL/SQL
6 10 (8.20%) Bash Shell
7 8 (6.56%) Groovy
8 6 (4.92%) Scala
9 5 (4.10%) Python
9 5 (4.10%) C
9 5 (4.10%) C++
10 4 (3.28%) PHP
11 3 (2.46%) Go
12 1 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (12.30%) Degree
2 13 (10.66%) ISEB
3 9 (7.38%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.28%) HP ASE
5 3 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (48.36%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.82%) EMIR
2 1 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) Docker
1 3 (2.46%) LXC
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.82%) HDFS
3 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.20%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.64%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.82%) SCOM
3 1 (0.82%) Oozie
Vendors
1 30 (24.59%) Oracle
2 12 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.10%) HP
4 4 (3.28%) SimCorp
4 4 (3.28%) Siebel
4 4 (3.28%) Bloomberg
4 4 (3.28%) Charles River
5 2 (1.64%) Cisco
5 2 (1.64%) SAP
5 2 (1.64%) Google
6 1 (0.82%) WatchGuard
6 1 (0.82%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.82%) Veeam
6 1 (0.82%) F5
6 1 (0.82%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (0.82%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.82%) Reuters
6 1 (0.82%) IBM
6 1 (0.82%) VMware
6 1 (0.82%) Sophis
London
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Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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London
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Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Posted: 5 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ABRS
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 9 days ago
London
ABRS
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £9,000 Flexible Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago