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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 188 173 187
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 8 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.19% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.36% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 8
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £22,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £33,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +12.30%
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
3456 3038 3330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 83.18% 79.61% 79.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2951 2570 2990
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 November 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 26 November 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 +8 4 £33,000 +46.66% 3
Load Testing
North West

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (90.24%) SQL
2 29 (70.73%) QA
3 25 (60.98%) Automated Testing
4 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
4 15 (36.59%) Software Testing
5 14 (34.15%) ISTQB
5 14 (34.15%) ISEB
6 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
6 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (31.71%) Unit Testing
6 13 (31.71%) Test Automation
6 13 (31.71%) SaaS
7 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (29.27%) .NET
8 11 (26.83%) DNS
8 11 (26.83%) Internet
8 11 (26.83%) SMTP
8 11 (26.83%) JMeter
8 11 (26.83%) Firewall
8 11 (26.83%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (26.83%) Performance Testing
9 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
10 8 (19.51%) Oracle
11 6 (14.63%) Project Planning
12 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
12 5 (12.20%) Big Data
12 5 (12.20%) Analytics
12 5 (12.20%) Automation Testing
13 4 (9.76%) Data Analytics

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (9.76%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (31.71%) SaaS
2 11 (26.83%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (26.83%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) SMTP
1 11 (26.83%) DNS
1 11 (26.83%) Internet
1 11 (26.83%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) Big Data
3 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) JMeter
2 4 (9.76%) TestDirector
3 3 (7.32%) Subversion
4 2 (4.88%) Maven
4 2 (4.88%) JIRA
4 2 (4.88%) Ant
5 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
5 1 (2.44%) Sahi
5 1 (2.44%) RSpec
5 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) Hudson
5 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.44%) Electronics
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.44%) Retail
1 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Software Engineer
2 13 (31.71%) Test Engineer
2 13 (31.71%) Software Test Engineer
3 11 (26.83%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) QA Leader
4 7 (17.07%) .NET Software Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Test Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Lead Test Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) Test Leader
8 3 (7.32%) Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Technical Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Tester
10 1 (2.44%) Junior
10 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Software Tester
10 1 (2.44%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) CSS
2 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
2 3 (7.32%) SOAP
2 3 (7.32%) Web Services
2 3 (7.32%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) XML
3 2 (4.88%) XSLT
3 2 (4.88%) EDI
3 2 (4.88%) JMS
3 2 (4.88%) UDDI
3 2 (4.88%) WSDL
3 2 (4.88%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (4.88%) J2EE
3 2 (4.88%) ADO
4 1 (2.44%) JSP
4 1 (2.44%) Spring
4 1 (2.44%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.44%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) DTV
1 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
1 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Automated Testing
2 15 (36.59%) Software Testing
3 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (31.71%) Unit Testing
3 13 (31.71%) Test Automation
4 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (26.83%) Performance Testing
6 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
7 6 (14.63%) Project Planning
8 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Analytics
8 5 (12.20%) Automation Testing
9 4 (9.76%) BDD
9 4 (9.76%) Data Analytics
9 4 (9.76%) Scrum
10 3 (7.32%) DevOps
10 3 (7.32%) Manual Testing
11 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.88%) Coaching
11 2 (4.88%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (90.24%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) XQuery
3 2 (4.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) ISEB
1 14 (34.15%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (70.73%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) SAP
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