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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 516 534 495
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -39
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 96 90 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 68 48 91
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 £30,000 £39,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
34047 35501 35625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.62% 83.79% 82.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28416 28815 29877
Average salary £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
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 6 March 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 March 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 +10 23 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Sidcup - 7 £30,000 -
Ealing - 4 £51,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £32,500 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 129 (70.49%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (48.09%) QA
3 65 (35.52%) SQL
4 57 (31.15%) C#
5 55 (30.05%) Java
5 55 (30.05%) TDD
5 55 (30.05%) Test Automation
6 50 (27.32%) Selenium
6 50 (27.32%) .NET
7 48 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (25.68%) Scrum
9 46 (25.14%) WebDriver
10 44 (24.04%) Automated Testing
11 42 (22.95%) Degree
11 42 (22.95%) JavaScript
12 37 (20.22%) Oracle
13 36 (19.67%) SQL Server
13 36 (19.67%) Finance
14 35 (19.13%) SOAP
14 35 (19.13%) E-Commerce
15 34 (18.58%) Retail
16 32 (17.49%) Manual Testing
16 32 (17.49%) Mobile App
17 31 (16.94%) JIRA
18 30 (16.39%) HTML
19 29 (15.85%) Jenkins
20 28 (15.30%) CSS
20 28 (15.30%) NUnit
21 27 (14.75%) Security Testing
21 27 (14.75%) Regression Testing

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (10.93%) IIS
2 14 (7.65%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.37%) Apache Solr
3 8 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.28%) Node.js
5 5 (2.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.73%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.73%) CMS
6 2 (1.09%) Confluence
6 2 (1.09%) Apache
7 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.55%) Jetty
7 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (4.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
1 1 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.55%) CloudFront
1 1 (0.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.93%) Internet
2 4 (2.19%) HTTP
3 2 (1.09%) DNS
3 2 (1.09%) SMTP
3 2 (1.09%) FTP
3 2 (1.09%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.55%) Firewall
4 1 (0.55%) Broadband
4 1 (0.55%) DHCP
4 1 (0.55%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.55%) SSL
4 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.93%) MongoDB
3 13 (7.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (6.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 12 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (4.92%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.37%) Redis
7 8 (4.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (3.83%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (3.83%) OLTP
8 7 (3.83%) Siebel EIM
8 7 (3.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (2.73%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.19%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.64%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 50 (27.32%) Selenium
2 46 (25.14%) WebDriver
3 31 (16.94%) JIRA
4 29 (15.85%) Jenkins
5 28 (15.30%) NUnit
6 27 (14.75%) JMeter
6 27 (14.75%) JUnit
7 25 (13.66%) FitNesse
8 22 (12.02%) SoapUI
9 21 (11.48%) SpecFlow
10 20 (10.93%) LoadRunner
11 18 (9.84%) Cucumber
12 17 (9.29%) Git (software)
13 15 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (7.65%) Subversion
15 12 (6.56%) Bugzilla
16 11 (6.01%) Visual Studio
16 11 (6.01%) TeamCity
17 10 (5.46%) TestNG
18 9 (4.92%) IntelliJ
General
1 36 (19.67%) Finance
2 34 (18.58%) Retail
3 19 (10.38%) Back Office
4 16 (8.74%) Games
5 10 (5.46%) Marketing
6 9 (4.92%) Banking
7 8 (4.37%) Multimedia
8 7 (3.83%) Financial Institution
8 7 (3.83%) Legal
9 6 (3.28%) Retail Banking
10 5 (2.73%) Telecoms
11 4 (2.19%) Publishing
12 2 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 69 (37.70%) Developer
2 34 (18.58%) Analyst
3 28 (15.30%) Java Developer
3 28 (15.30%) Test Engineer
4 26 (14.21%) Test Analyst
5 19 (10.38%) Tester
6 17 (9.29%) QA Engineer
7 14 (7.65%) C# Developer
8 11 (6.01%) QA Manager
8 11 (6.01%) QA Analyst
9 10 (5.46%) Test Leader
9 10 (5.46%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.92%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.92%) QA Leader
10 9 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (4.37%) Senior Test Engineer
12 7 (3.83%) QA Tester
12 7 (3.83%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (3.83%) Head of Development
13 6 (3.28%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (27.32%) .NET
2 35 (19.13%) SOAP
3 30 (16.39%) HTML
4 28 (15.30%) CSS
5 25 (13.66%) Web Services
5 25 (13.66%) XML
6 22 (12.02%) WCF
7 21 (11.48%) Spring
8 17 (9.29%) MSMQ
9 16 (8.74%) RESTful
10 14 (7.65%) ASP.NET
11 13 (7.10%) jQuery
11 13 (7.10%) .NET Framework
11 13 (7.10%) JSON
12 11 (6.01%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (6.01%) REST
12 11 (6.01%) Hibernate
13 10 (5.46%) Java EE
14 9 (4.92%) Struts
15 8 (4.37%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.49%) Mobile App
2 22 (12.02%) Computer Science
3 17 (9.29%) Open Source
3 17 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.10%) Data Structures
5 11 (6.01%) Streaming Video
6 10 (5.46%) Online Games
7 9 (4.92%) Graphic Design
8 8 (4.37%) Smartphone
9 7 (3.83%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (2.73%) Mathematics
12 4 (2.19%) N-Tier
13 3 (1.64%) Spread Betting
13 3 (1.64%) Thin Client
13 3 (1.64%) Fat Client
13 3 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.64%) User Experience
14 2 (1.09%) Bitcoin
15 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.11%) Windows
2 18 (9.84%) Linux
3 10 (5.46%) UNIX
4 7 (3.83%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.83%) Android
5 3 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.55%) CentOS
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (70.49%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (30.05%) TDD
2 55 (30.05%) Test Automation
3 48 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (25.68%) Scrum
5 44 (24.04%) Automated Testing
6 35 (19.13%) E-Commerce
7 32 (17.49%) Manual Testing
8 27 (14.75%) Security Testing
8 27 (14.75%) Regression Testing
9 25 (13.66%) System Testing
10 24 (13.11%) Test Scripting
11 22 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (11.48%) Project Management
12 21 (11.48%) Unit Testing
13 19 (10.38%) Software Testing
13 19 (10.38%) Kanban
14 18 (9.84%) Test Strategy
15 17 (9.29%) BDD
15 17 (9.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 65 (35.52%) SQL
2 57 (31.15%) C#
3 55 (30.05%) Java
4 42 (22.95%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.46%) Scala
6 9 (4.92%) Python
7 8 (4.37%) Ruby
8 3 (1.64%) Perl
8 3 (1.64%) PHP
9 2 (1.09%) C++
9 2 (1.09%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.09%) Groovy
9 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.09%) C
10 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.55%) XPath
10 1 (0.55%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 42 (22.95%) Degree
2 20 (10.93%) ISEB
3 12 (6.56%) ISTQB
3 12 (6.56%) VCP4
4 2 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.55%) PhD
5 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (48.09%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (1.64%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.09%) Nagios
2 2 (1.09%) Puppet
3 1 (0.55%) Ansible
3 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (20.22%) Oracle
2 13 (7.10%) Google
3 9 (4.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.83%) Siebel
5 4 (2.19%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.64%) NetApp
7 2 (1.09%) Cisco
7 2 (1.09%) HP
7 2 (1.09%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.09%) F5
8 1 (0.55%) Splunk
8 1 (0.55%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.55%) Green Hat
8 1 (0.55%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.55%) VMware
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