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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank - 176 197
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 0 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.28% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.33% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 2
Average salary - £55,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +44.73%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
2938 3292 3390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.81% 83.41% 80.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2422 2698 2892
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) ISEB
3 11 (73.33%) ISTQB
3 11 (73.33%) QA
4 10 (66.67%) SQL
5 9 (60.00%) Oracle
5 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
5 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (53.33%) Unit Testing
7 7 (46.67%) Automation Testing
7 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (46.67%) VMware
7 7 (46.67%) TestDirector
7 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (33.33%) Windows
9 4 (26.67%) SOA
9 4 (26.67%) TDD
9 4 (26.67%) Degree
9 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (26.67%) BDD
10 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
10 3 (20.00%) Android
10 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
10 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (20.00%) Banking
10 3 (20.00%) Retail
10 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
10 3 (20.00%) Telecoms

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) TestDirector
2 2 (13.33%) Ant
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) Sahi
3 1 (6.67%) RSpec
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Test Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Software Test Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Tester
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) XSLT
2 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (13.33%) UDDI
2 2 (13.33%) WSDL
2 2 (13.33%) EDI
2 2 (13.33%) JMS
2 2 (13.33%) ADO
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (20.00%) Android
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (53.33%) Unit Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Automation Testing
4 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) SOA
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 4 (26.67%) BDD
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) OOD
7 2 (13.33%) Logistics
7 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Dependency Management
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) XQuery
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) ISEB
2 11 (73.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
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