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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 547 509 484
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -25
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 76 100 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.27% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 62 63 134
Average salary £50,750 £50,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
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
38396 36997 41308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.65% 83.57% 81.42%
Number of salaries quoted 31591 30644 35537
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -6 15 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Ealing - 3 £54,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £30,000 - 1
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 97 (62.58%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (49.68%) QA
3 60 (38.71%) SQL
4 54 (34.84%) Selenium
4 54 (34.84%) Scrum
5 51 (32.90%) Automated Testing
6 49 (31.61%) Test Scripting
7 46 (29.68%) TDD
8 43 (27.74%) .NET
9 40 (25.81%) Java
9 40 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (24.52%) Finance
11 31 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 31 (20.00%) E-Commerce
12 30 (19.35%) Manual Testing
12 30 (19.35%) Performance Testing
13 29 (18.71%) Retail
13 29 (18.71%) C#
14 28 (18.06%) XML
14 28 (18.06%) Windows
15 27 (17.42%) Integration Testing
15 27 (17.42%) Degree
16 26 (16.77%) SOAP
16 26 (16.77%) SoapUI
17 24 (15.48%) Regression Testing
17 24 (15.48%) User Acceptance Testing
18 23 (14.84%) FitNesse
19 22 (14.19%) B2B
19 22 (14.19%) SQL Server
20 21 (13.55%) Web Services

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 13 (8.39%) IIS
2 12 (7.74%) CMS
3 11 (7.10%) Apache
4 8 (5.16%) Apache Solr
4 8 (5.16%) nginx
5 7 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (3.87%) Drupal
7 5 (3.23%) WordPress
8 4 (2.58%) MS Exchange
8 4 (2.58%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.58%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (2.58%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.58%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.58%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.58%) Lync
8 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.58%) Node.js
9 3 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.32%) SaaS
2 8 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.58%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.74%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.10%) Internet
3 9 (5.81%) HTTP
4 4 (2.58%) POP3
4 4 (2.58%) SMTP
4 4 (2.58%) ICMP
4 4 (2.58%) SAN
4 4 (2.58%) Network Security
5 1 (0.65%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.65%) DNS
5 1 (0.65%) LDAP
5 1 (0.65%) FTP
5 1 (0.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.19%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.32%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.10%) MongoDB
3 11 (7.10%) MySQL
4 8 (5.16%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.58%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.94%) Redis
6 3 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.94%) DB2
7 2 (1.29%) Big Data
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.65%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.65%) Essbase
8 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 54 (34.84%) Selenium
2 26 (16.77%) SoapUI
3 23 (14.84%) FitNesse
4 18 (11.61%) JIRA
4 18 (11.61%) Visual Studio
5 17 (10.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (10.32%) Jenkins
6 16 (10.32%) Git (software)
6 16 (10.32%) LoadRunner
6 16 (10.32%) Subversion
7 15 (9.68%) JMeter
7 15 (9.68%) WebDriver
8 12 (7.74%) NUnit
9 10 (6.45%) Cucumber
10 9 (5.81%) JUnit
11 8 (5.16%) MSBuild
12 7 (4.52%) SpecFlow
13 6 (3.87%) Facilita Forecast
14 5 (3.23%) Hudson
15 4 (2.58%) Ant
General
1 38 (24.52%) Finance
2 29 (18.71%) Retail
3 9 (5.81%) Marketing
4 7 (4.52%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.87%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.87%) Games
6 5 (3.23%) Banking
6 5 (3.23%) Legal
7 4 (2.58%) Back Office
8 3 (1.94%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.94%) Advertising
9 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (17.42%) Tester
1 27 (17.42%) Test Engineer
1 27 (17.42%) QA Engineer
2 26 (16.77%) Analyst
3 21 (13.55%) Test Analyst
4 20 (12.90%) Test Leader
5 17 (10.97%) Developer
6 12 (7.74%) Test Manager
6 12 (7.74%) Performance Test Leader
7 9 (5.81%) Architect
8 8 (5.16%) Senior QA Engineer
8 8 (5.16%) Software Tester
8 8 (5.16%) Senior Test Engineer
9 7 (4.52%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.52%) Technical Tester
10 6 (3.87%) Administrator
10 6 (3.87%) Software Test Analyst
11 5 (3.23%) Performance Test Specialist
11 5 (3.23%) Performance Tester
11 5 (3.23%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (27.74%) .NET
2 28 (18.06%) XML
3 26 (16.77%) SOAP
4 21 (13.55%) Web Services
5 15 (9.68%) HTML
5 15 (9.68%) RESTful
6 11 (7.10%) ASP.NET
7 9 (5.81%) JSON
7 9 (5.81%) Spring
7 9 (5.81%) CSS
8 8 (5.16%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (4.52%) WCF
10 6 (3.87%) JDBC
10 6 (3.87%) JSP
10 6 (3.87%) Servlets
11 5 (3.23%) HTML5
11 5 (3.23%) JMS
12 4 (2.58%) MSMQ
12 4 (2.58%) Memcached
12 4 (2.58%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.74%) Open Source
3 10 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.58%) Replication
4 4 (2.58%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (2.58%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.94%) Web 2.0
5 3 (1.94%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.94%) RIA
5 3 (1.94%) Online Games
6 2 (1.29%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (1.29%) iPad
6 2 (1.29%) Social Media
6 2 (1.29%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.65%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Derivative
7 1 (0.65%) Statistics
7 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.65%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.06%) Windows
2 13 (8.39%) Linux
3 9 (5.81%) UNIX
4 5 (3.23%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.58%) FreeBSD
5 4 (2.58%) Android
5 4 (2.58%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.94%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.94%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.65%) CentOS
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.65%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (62.58%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (34.84%) Scrum
3 51 (32.90%) Automated Testing
4 49 (31.61%) Test Scripting
5 46 (29.68%) TDD
6 40 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 30 (19.35%) Manual Testing
8 30 (19.35%) Performance Testing
9 27 (17.42%) Integration Testing
10 24 (15.48%) Regression Testing
10 24 (15.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (14.19%) B2B
12 21 (13.55%) BDD
12 21 (13.55%) Test Strategy
13 20 (12.90%) System Testing
14 19 (12.26%) Software Testing
14 19 (12.26%) Test Automation
15 18 (11.61%) E-business
16 17 (10.97%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 60 (38.71%) SQL
2 40 (25.81%) Java
3 29 (18.71%) C#
4 21 (13.55%) Ruby
5 18 (11.61%) JavaScript
6 16 (10.32%) C++
7 9 (5.81%) Python
7 9 (5.81%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.87%) Scala
9 5 (3.23%) PHP
10 2 (1.29%) C
11 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.65%) Groovy
11 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (17.42%) Degree
2 19 (12.26%) ISTQB
3 16 (10.32%) ISEB
4 3 (1.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (49.68%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.23%) Varnish
2 4 (2.58%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.65%) Postfix
3 1 (0.65%) XenApp
3 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.65%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (4.52%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.23%) Capistrano
3 4 (2.58%) Puppet
3 4 (2.58%) ZABBIX
3 4 (2.58%) HAProxy
4 3 (1.94%) Salt
5 2 (1.29%) Nagios
5 2 (1.29%) Cacti
6 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.65%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.32%) Oracle
3 8 (5.16%) Cisco
4 7 (4.52%) Rackspace
4 7 (4.52%) HP
5 5 (3.23%) hybris
5 5 (3.23%) VMware
6 4 (2.58%) JBoss
6 4 (2.58%) Lotus
6 4 (2.58%) ATG
6 4 (2.58%) Endeca
7 3 (1.94%) Canoo
8 2 (1.29%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.29%) Orchard
8 2 (1.29%) TOWER Software
8 2 (1.29%) Facebook
8 2 (1.29%) Twitter
9 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.65%) Temenos
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days holiday + more
Posted: 14 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
BEConsultancy
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 25 days ago