The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 158 170 182
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +12
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 27 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 0.21% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.27% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 3
Average salary £45,000 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £36,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.56% +5.00%
Load Testing
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3433 2960 3122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.85% 78.43% 81.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2815 2527 2728
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 Manchester

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in Manchester

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Load Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 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
Bolton +11 7 £27,500 +22.22%
Altrincham - 2 £45,000 -
Load Testing
North West

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 37 (86.05%) SQL
2 26 (60.47%) QA
3 21 (48.84%) Automated Testing
4 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
5 18 (41.86%) .NET
6 14 (32.56%) Firewall
6 14 (32.56%) JMeter
6 14 (32.56%) SMTP
6 14 (32.56%) DNS
6 14 (32.56%) Internet
6 14 (32.56%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (32.56%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (32.56%) SaaS
7 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
8 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (25.58%) Performance Testing
9 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
9 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
9 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
9 10 (23.26%) Scrum
9 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
9 10 (23.26%) ISEB
9 10 (23.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
10 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (16.28%) HTML
10 7 (16.28%) CSS
10 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
10 7 (16.28%) TDD
11 6 (13.95%) Project Planning

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (9.30%) SAS
1 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (32.56%) Amazon EC2
1 14 (32.56%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (32.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) Firewall
1 14 (32.56%) SMTP
1 14 (32.56%) DNS
1 14 (32.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) Big Data
3 4 (9.30%) MySQL
3 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) JMeter
2 4 (9.30%) Subversion
2 4 (9.30%) Eclipse
2 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.30%) Hudson
General
1 4 (9.30%) Retail
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Electronics
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Software Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Cloud Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) .NET Software Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Test Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Software Test Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) QA Leader
5 6 (13.95%) Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Test Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Lead Test Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Leader
7 4 (9.30%) Java Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Lead Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Test Leader
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Applications Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) HTML
2 7 (16.28%) CSS
3 4 (9.30%) Spring MVC
3 4 (9.30%) Spring
3 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
3 4 (9.30%) JSP
3 4 (9.30%) SOAP
3 4 (9.30%) Web Services
3 4 (9.30%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.33%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Automated Testing
2 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) Performance Testing
4 10 (23.26%) Unit Testing
4 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
4 10 (23.26%) Scrum
4 10 (23.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
5 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (16.28%) TDD
6 6 (13.95%) Project Planning
6 6 (13.95%) DevOps
7 5 (11.63%) Analytics
7 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Security Testing
8 4 (9.30%) MVC
8 4 (9.30%) BDD
8 4 (9.30%) Data Analytics
9 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (86.05%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
1 10 (23.26%) ISEB
2 5 (11.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (60.47%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
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