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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 168 179 174
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 6 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.45% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 12
Average salary £46,000 £33,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.39% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £31,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,400 £44,000 £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
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
2942 3350 3162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.02% 84.79% 84.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2394 2874 2758
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Stockport - 1 £42,500 - 1
Load Testing
North West

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) QA
3 5 (41.67%) ISEB
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Line Management
4 4 (33.33%) LexisNexis
4 4 (33.33%) WinSCP
4 4 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 4 (33.33%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) Toad
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) MS Access
4 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 4 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) DB2
4 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (33.33%) Degree

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) DB2
1 4 (33.33%) MS Access
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 4 (33.33%) Toad
3 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) Hudson
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) Sahi
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Law
2 4 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) OAT Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) OAT Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) JSP
2 2 (16.67%) MyBatis
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
1 5 (41.67%) Line Management
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) DameWare
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (33.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix
1 4 (33.33%) HP
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
1 4 (33.33%) LexisNexis
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago