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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 544 503 526
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +23
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 99 127 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 75 80 90
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 £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £35,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+26.24% -7.23%
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
37225 39543 37419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.26% 83.77% 82.58%
Number of salaries quoted 31052 32351 31290
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 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +12 23 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Ealing - 2 - -
Sidcup - 2 £30,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £32,500 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 134 (72.04%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (50.00%) QA
3 66 (35.48%) SQL
4 58 (31.18%) Java
5 56 (30.11%) C#
6 54 (29.03%) TDD
7 53 (28.49%) Test Automation
8 51 (27.42%) .NET
9 49 (26.34%) Selenium
10 48 (25.81%) Scrum
10 48 (25.81%) Automated Testing
11 47 (25.27%) JavaScript
11 47 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (23.12%) Degree
13 42 (22.58%) WebDriver
14 41 (22.04%) Oracle
15 39 (20.97%) Finance
16 37 (19.89%) SQL Server
16 37 (19.89%) JIRA
17 36 (19.35%) Retail
18 34 (18.28%) Mobile App
19 33 (17.74%) SOAP
20 31 (16.67%) E-Commerce
21 30 (16.13%) Manual Testing
21 30 (16.13%) Jenkins
22 29 (15.59%) HTML
23 28 (15.05%) Regression Testing
24 27 (14.52%) JUnit
24 27 (14.52%) CSS
24 27 (14.52%) JMeter

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 20 (10.75%) IIS
2 14 (7.53%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.30%) Apache Solr
3 8 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.23%) Node.js
5 5 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.69%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.15%) CMS
7 2 (1.08%) Confluence
7 2 (1.08%) Apache
8 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.54%) Jetty
8 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (5.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SimCorp Dimension
1 1 (0.54%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.54%) CloudFront
2 1 (0.54%) Route 53
2 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.29%) Internet
2 4 (2.15%) HTTP
3 2 (1.08%) SMTP
3 2 (1.08%) FTP
3 2 (1.08%) SSL
3 2 (1.08%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.54%) Network Security
4 1 (0.54%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.54%) Broadband
4 1 (0.54%) SAN
4 1 (0.54%) Firewall
4 1 (0.54%) DNS
4 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.89%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.22%) MongoDB
3 13 (6.99%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (6.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (6.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 12 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (5.91%) Oracle BI EE
5 11 (5.91%) OLTP
5 11 (5.91%) Siebel EIM
5 11 (5.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 9 (4.84%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.30%) Redis
7 8 (4.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.69%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.61%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.61%) MySQL
9 3 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (26.34%) Selenium
2 42 (22.58%) WebDriver
3 37 (19.89%) JIRA
4 30 (16.13%) Jenkins
5 27 (14.52%) JUnit
5 27 (14.52%) JMeter
6 26 (13.98%) NUnit
7 25 (13.44%) FitNesse
8 21 (11.29%) SoapUI
9 20 (10.75%) SpecFlow
10 19 (10.22%) Cucumber
10 19 (10.22%) LoadRunner
11 17 (9.14%) Git (software)
12 15 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (7.53%) Subversion
14 12 (6.45%) Bugzilla
15 11 (5.91%) Visual Studio
16 10 (5.38%) TestNG
16 10 (5.38%) TeamCity
17 9 (4.84%) IntelliJ
General
1 39 (20.97%) Finance
2 36 (19.35%) Retail
3 20 (10.75%) Back Office
4 14 (7.53%) Games
5 13 (6.99%) Banking
6 9 (4.84%) Retail Banking
7 8 (4.30%) Multimedia
7 8 (4.30%) Financial Institution
8 7 (3.76%) Legal
8 7 (3.76%) Marketing
9 6 (3.23%) Telecoms
10 5 (2.69%) Publishing
11 1 (0.54%) Front Office
11 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (34.95%) Developer
2 38 (20.43%) Analyst
3 29 (15.59%) Java Developer
4 27 (14.52%) Test Analyst
5 25 (13.44%) Test Engineer
6 18 (9.68%) Tester
7 17 (9.14%) QA Engineer
8 14 (7.53%) QA Analyst
8 14 (7.53%) QA Manager
8 14 (7.53%) C# Developer
9 10 (5.38%) .NET Developer
9 10 (5.38%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.38%) QA Leader
10 9 (4.84%) Test Leader
10 9 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (4.84%) QA Tester
11 8 (4.30%) Senior Test Engineer
11 8 (4.30%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (4.30%) Head of Development
12 7 (3.76%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (27.42%) .NET
2 33 (17.74%) SOAP
3 29 (15.59%) HTML
4 27 (14.52%) CSS
5 24 (12.90%) XML
6 23 (12.37%) Web Services
7 22 (11.83%) WCF
8 21 (11.29%) Spring
9 16 (8.60%) RESTful
9 16 (8.60%) MSMQ
10 14 (7.53%) ASP.NET
11 13 (6.99%) .NET Framework
11 13 (6.99%) jQuery
12 12 (6.45%) JSON
13 11 (5.91%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (5.91%) Hibernate
14 10 (5.38%) REST
14 10 (5.38%) Java EE
15 9 (4.84%) Struts
16 8 (4.30%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.28%) Mobile App
2 25 (13.44%) Computer Science
3 22 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (10.22%) Open Source
5 13 (6.99%) Data Structures
6 11 (5.91%) Streaming Video
7 10 (5.38%) Online Games
8 9 (4.84%) Graphic Design
9 8 (4.30%) Smartphone
9 8 (4.30%) Mobile Payment
10 7 (3.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (2.15%) N-Tier
12 4 (2.15%) Mathematics
13 3 (1.61%) Bitcoin
14 2 (1.08%) User Experience
14 2 (1.08%) Fat Client
14 2 (1.08%) Spread Betting
14 2 (1.08%) Thin Client
15 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.37%) Windows
2 17 (9.14%) Linux
3 9 (4.84%) UNIX
4 7 (3.76%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.76%) Android
5 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (72.04%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (29.03%) TDD
3 53 (28.49%) Test Automation
4 48 (25.81%) Automated Testing
4 48 (25.81%) Scrum
5 47 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 30 (16.13%) Manual Testing
8 28 (15.05%) Regression Testing
9 26 (13.98%) Security Testing
10 25 (13.44%) Test Scripting
10 25 (13.44%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (12.90%) Project Management
11 24 (12.90%) System Testing
11 24 (12.90%) Unit Testing
12 20 (10.75%) Software Testing
12 20 (10.75%) Kanban
12 20 (10.75%) BDD
13 18 (9.68%) Mentoring
13 18 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (35.48%) SQL
2 58 (31.18%) Java
3 56 (30.11%) C#
4 47 (25.27%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.91%) Scala
6 9 (4.84%) Python
6 9 (4.84%) Ruby
7 4 (2.15%) PHP
8 3 (1.61%) Perl
9 2 (1.08%) C
9 2 (1.08%) Groovy
9 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.54%) XPath
10 1 (0.54%) XQuery
10 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 43 (23.12%) Degree
2 22 (11.83%) ISEB
3 12 (6.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.54%) PhD
5 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (1.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (1.08%) Nagios
1 2 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (1.08%) Data Guard
1 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.08%) Puppet
2 1 (0.54%) Ansible
2 1 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (22.04%) Oracle
2 15 (8.06%) Google
3 11 (5.91%) Siebel
3 11 (5.91%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.61%) Cisco
4 3 (1.61%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.61%) F5
5 2 (1.08%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.08%) NetApp
6 1 (0.54%) Veeam
6 1 (0.54%) WatchGuard
6 1 (0.54%) Splunk
6 1 (0.54%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.54%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.54%) Reuters
6 1 (0.54%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.54%) Charles River
6 1 (0.54%) VMware
6 1 (0.54%) SimCorp
6 1 (0.54%) HP
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IBS Consulting
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago