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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 540 522 504
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -18
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 90 99 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 73 71 103
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £40,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,050 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
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
36338 37283 38695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.08% 83.63% 82.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30719 30330 33012
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 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 December 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 +7 9 £56,500 +13.00% 1
Sidcup -7 4 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Ealing - 3 £51,500 - 1
Croydon +8 2 £51,250 -2.38%
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 107 (66.88%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (51.88%) QA
3 59 (36.88%) SQL
4 56 (35.00%) TDD
5 50 (31.25%) .NET
6 48 (30.00%) C#
6 48 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 47 (29.38%) Java
8 45 (28.13%) Selenium
8 45 (28.13%) Test Scripting
9 42 (26.25%) Scrum
10 37 (23.13%) Automated Testing
11 35 (21.88%) E-Commerce
11 35 (21.88%) Degree
12 33 (20.63%) Finance
13 32 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 32 (20.00%) Web Services
14 30 (18.75%) JavaScript
14 30 (18.75%) XML
14 30 (18.75%) JIRA
15 29 (18.13%) SOAP
15 29 (18.13%) Regression Testing
16 28 (17.50%) HTML
16 28 (17.50%) Retail
17 27 (16.88%) Windows
17 27 (16.88%) LoadRunner
17 27 (16.88%) JMeter
17 27 (16.88%) WebDriver
17 27 (16.88%) SoapUI

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (8.75%) IIS
2 11 (6.88%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.25%) CMS
4 9 (5.63%) Apache Solr
4 9 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (3.75%) Apache
6 5 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.13%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.50%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (2.50%) Drupal
7 4 (2.50%) WordPress
7 4 (2.50%) nginx
8 2 (1.25%) Confluence
9 1 (0.63%) Node.js
9 1 (0.63%) Jetty
9 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.63%) JBoss
9 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.50%) SaaS
2 4 (2.50%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.63%) Route 53
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.63%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.88%) TCP/IP
2 10 (6.25%) Internet
2 10 (6.25%) HTTP
3 6 (3.75%) SMTP
4 4 (2.50%) Network Security
4 4 (2.50%) ICMP
4 4 (2.50%) POP3
5 3 (1.88%) DNS
6 2 (1.25%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.25%) FTP
6 2 (1.25%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.63%) Firewall
7 1 (0.63%) SSL
7 1 (0.63%) DHCP
7 1 (0.63%) LDAP
7 1 (0.63%) Broadband
7 1 (0.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (7.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 12 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.38%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.38%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.13%) Redis
7 5 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.50%) MySQL
8 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (1.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.88%) OLTP
9 3 (1.88%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.88%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 45 (28.13%) Selenium
2 30 (18.75%) JIRA
3 27 (16.88%) LoadRunner
3 27 (16.88%) JMeter
3 27 (16.88%) WebDriver
3 27 (16.88%) SoapUI
4 24 (15.00%) NUnit
5 20 (12.50%) FitNesse
6 18 (11.25%) Git (software)
7 17 (10.63%) Subversion
8 16 (10.00%) SpecFlow
8 16 (10.00%) Jenkins
9 15 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (8.75%) Visual Studio
11 13 (8.13%) TeamCity
11 13 (8.13%) Cucumber
12 12 (7.50%) JUnit
12 12 (7.50%) Bugzilla
13 6 (3.75%) IntelliJ
13 6 (3.75%) Hudson
General
1 33 (20.63%) Finance
2 28 (17.50%) Retail
3 12 (7.50%) Back Office
3 12 (7.50%) Games
4 11 (6.88%) Marketing
5 9 (5.63%) Legal
6 6 (3.75%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.13%) Multimedia
8 4 (2.50%) Banking
9 2 (1.25%) Advertising
9 2 (1.25%) Publishing
10 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (23.75%) Test Engineer
2 37 (23.13%) Developer
3 24 (15.00%) QA Engineer
4 23 (14.38%) Analyst
5 20 (12.50%) Tester
6 18 (11.25%) Test Leader
7 16 (10.00%) Test Analyst
8 12 (7.50%) C# Developer
9 11 (6.88%) Performance Test Leader
10 10 (6.25%) Test Manager
11 8 (5.00%) Java Developer
11 8 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
12 7 (4.38%) .NET Developer
12 7 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (3.75%) Junior
14 5 (3.13%) Test Specialist
14 5 (3.13%) QA Leader
14 5 (3.13%) Performance Test Specialist
14 5 (3.13%) Technical Tester
14 5 (3.13%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (31.25%) .NET
2 32 (20.00%) Web Services
3 30 (18.75%) XML
4 29 (18.13%) SOAP
5 28 (17.50%) HTML
6 22 (13.75%) CSS
6 22 (13.75%) WCF
7 18 (11.25%) RESTful
8 15 (9.38%) ASP.NET
9 13 (8.13%) jQuery
9 13 (8.13%) .NET Framework
10 12 (7.50%) REST
11 11 (6.88%) JSON
11 11 (6.88%) MSMQ
12 7 (4.38%) Spring
12 7 (4.38%) Java EE
13 6 (3.75%) Ajax
14 5 (3.13%) J2EE
14 5 (3.13%) Lucene
14 5 (3.13%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.75%) Mobile App
2 17 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (10.00%) Open Source
4 13 (8.13%) Computer Science
5 12 (7.50%) Data Structures
6 10 (6.25%) Online Games
7 5 (3.13%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.13%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.50%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.50%) Replication
9 3 (1.88%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.88%) Spread Betting
9 3 (1.88%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.88%) User Experience
10 2 (1.25%) iPad
10 2 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.63%) Social Media
11 1 (0.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.88%) Windows
2 20 (12.50%) Linux
3 11 (6.88%) UNIX
4 7 (4.38%) Android
4 7 (4.38%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.50%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.50%) FreeBSD
6 3 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.25%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.63%) CentOS
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (66.88%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (35.00%) TDD
3 48 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 45 (28.13%) Test Scripting
5 42 (26.25%) Scrum
6 37 (23.13%) Automated Testing
7 35 (21.88%) E-Commerce
8 29 (18.13%) Regression Testing
9 26 (16.25%) Performance Testing
9 26 (16.25%) Integration Testing
10 24 (15.00%) Manual Testing
10 24 (15.00%) System Testing
11 23 (14.38%) Security Testing
12 21 (13.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (13.13%) B2B
13 20 (12.50%) Test Strategy
14 19 (11.88%) Mentoring
14 19 (11.88%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (11.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (36.88%) SQL
2 48 (30.00%) C#
3 47 (29.38%) Java
4 30 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.13%) Ruby
6 10 (6.25%) C++
7 7 (4.38%) Python
7 7 (4.38%) Scala
8 4 (2.50%) PHP
9 3 (1.88%) Perl
10 2 (1.25%) C
10 2 (1.25%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.25%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.63%) XQuery
11 1 (0.63%) XPath
11 1 (0.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 35 (21.88%) Degree
2 22 (13.75%) ISEB
3 18 (11.25%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.63%) PhD
5 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (51.88%) QA
2 2 (1.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) Varnish
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.50%) Capistrano
2 4 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.50%) HAProxy
2 4 (2.50%) ZABBIX
3 3 (1.88%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.25%) Nagios
4 2 (1.25%) Puppet
5 1 (0.63%) Ansible
5 1 (0.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 23 (14.38%) Oracle
2 21 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.38%) HP
4 6 (3.75%) Google
4 6 (3.75%) Cisco
5 5 (3.13%) Rackspace
5 5 (3.13%) VMware
6 4 (2.50%) Lotus
6 4 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.88%) NetApp
7 3 (1.88%) Siebel
7 3 (1.88%) Canoo
8 2 (1.25%) F5
8 2 (1.25%) Orchard
8 2 (1.25%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.63%) Splunk
9 1 (0.63%) hybris
9 1 (0.63%) Temenos
9 1 (0.63%) Green Hat
9 1 (0.63%) AppDynamics
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £48,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £48,000 to £55,000 per annum +12.5% annual bonus, 10% DB pension,
Posted: 9 days ago
Sidcup
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 (depending on experience)
Posted: 10 days ago
Ealing
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary Package + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
London
ITV
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 18 days ago