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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 182 187 166
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 17 4 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 0.10% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.12% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 27
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £31,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £37,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -2.43%
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
3406 3466 3542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 89.80% 89.89% 87.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2887 2872 2920
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Load Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 4 £33,750 -
Rochdale - 3 £40,000 -
Load Testing
North West

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Load Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 26 (81.25%) Linux
2 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
3 22 (68.75%) HTML
4 21 (65.63%) Java
4 21 (65.63%) CSS
4 21 (65.63%) Web Services
4 21 (65.63%) C#
4 21 (65.63%) Windows
4 21 (65.63%) Performance Analysis
5 20 (62.50%) Selenium
6 19 (59.38%) JMeter
6 19 (59.38%) ISTQB
7 18 (56.25%) NUnit
7 18 (56.25%) DOM
7 18 (56.25%) Silverlight
7 18 (56.25%) Test Scripting
7 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (56.25%) TestNG
7 18 (56.25%) Automation Testing
7 18 (56.25%) Gradle
7 18 (56.25%) Jenkins
7 18 (56.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.63%) MySQL
9 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (12.50%) Puppet
10 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (12.50%) DevOps
10 4 (12.50%) Perl
10 4 (12.50%) Python

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) nginx
2 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon S3
1 3 (9.38%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
1 3 (9.38%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Infinispan
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) Selenium
2 19 (59.38%) JMeter
3 18 (56.25%) Gradle
3 18 (56.25%) Jenkins
3 18 (56.25%) NUnit
3 18 (56.25%) TestNG
4 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Tester
2 17 (53.13%) Automation Tester
3 10 (31.25%) Java Automation Tester
3 10 (31.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 10 (31.25%) Selenium Tester
4 8 (25.00%) Software Tester
5 5 (15.63%) Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Developer in Test
6 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Test Automation Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Linux Support
7 3 (9.38%) Linux Support Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Linux Support
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) HTML
2 21 (65.63%) CSS
2 21 (65.63%) Web Services
3 18 (56.25%) DOM
3 18 (56.25%) Silverlight
4 3 (9.38%) HTML5
4 3 (9.38%) JSON
4 3 (9.38%) Servlets
5 1 (3.13%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.13%) HornetQ
5 1 (3.13%) LAMP
5 1 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Linux
2 21 (65.63%) Windows
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) CentOS
4 1 (3.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Performance Analysis
2 18 (56.25%) Automation Testing
2 18 (56.25%) Continuous Delivery
2 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (56.25%) Test Scripting
3 4 (12.50%) DevOps
4 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
4 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Data Reconciliation
5 2 (6.25%) High Availability
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.25%) SDLC
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
2 21 (65.63%) C#
2 21 (65.63%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) Perl
3 4 (12.50%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) Go
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.13%) LPIC
2 1 (3.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) Ceph
3 1 (3.13%) Gluster
3 1 (3.13%) iptables
3 1 (3.13%) KVM
3 1 (3.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Check_MK
3 1 (3.13%) Graylog
3 1 (3.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.13%) Nagios
3 1 (3.13%) Pacemaker
3 1 (3.13%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 4 (12.50%) VMware
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Zerto
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) New Relic
4 1 (3.13%) PagerDuty
4 1 (3.13%) Qualys
4 1 (3.13%) Splunk