The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 47 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.58% 0.98% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £65,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £44,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +25.71%
Load Testing
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
305 343 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 88.41% 84.07% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 262 259 245
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £39,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
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 Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Luton region.

Load Testing Salary Trend in Luton

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Luton region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in Luton

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Architect
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) LINQ
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#