The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 149 175 170
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -5
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 34 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.85% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 34 4 5
Average salary £39,500 £34,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.17% +51.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3258 3187 3010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.23% 78.59% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2627 2732 2632
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,550 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Load Testing
North West

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 £27,500 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £45,000 -
Load Testing
North West

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 38 (84.44%) SQL
2 29 (64.44%) QA
3 20 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 19 (42.22%) .NET
5 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 13 (28.89%) Scrum
7 12 (26.67%) JMeter
7 12 (26.67%) Internet
7 12 (26.67%) Firewall
7 12 (26.67%) SMTP
7 12 (26.67%) DNS
7 12 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (26.67%) SaaS
8 11 (24.44%) Performance Testing
8 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
8 11 (24.44%) ISEB
8 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
8 11 (24.44%) ISTQB
9 10 (22.22%) TDD
9 10 (22.22%) CSS
9 10 (22.22%) HTML
9 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (15.56%) DevOps
13 6 (13.33%) MVC

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.89%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (26.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) Internet
1 12 (26.67%) Firewall
1 12 (26.67%) SMTP
1 12 (26.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) MySQL
2 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.11%) Big Data
4 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) JMeter
2 6 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 6 (13.33%) Subversion
2 6 (13.33%) Hudson
2 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
1 5 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Electronics
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) .NET Software Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Software Test Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Analyst
6 7 (15.56%) QA Leader
6 7 (15.56%) Test Analyst
7 6 (13.33%) Lead Developer
7 6 (13.33%) Developer
7 6 (13.33%) Technical Leader
7 6 (13.33%) Lead Java Developer
7 6 (13.33%) Java Developer
7 6 (13.33%) Technical Developer
8 5 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
9 4 (8.89%) Applications Architect
9 4 (8.89%) Architect
9 4 (8.89%) Lead Architect
9 4 (8.89%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) .NET
2 10 (22.22%) CSS
2 10 (22.22%) HTML
3 6 (13.33%) JSP
3 6 (13.33%) SOAP
3 6 (13.33%) Web Services
3 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
3 6 (13.33%) Spring
3 6 (13.33%) MyBatis
3 6 (13.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 13 (28.89%) Scrum
3 11 (24.44%) Performance Testing
3 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
4 10 (22.22%) TDD
4 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (15.56%) DevOps
8 6 (13.33%) MVC
8 6 (13.33%) Project Planning
8 6 (13.33%) Security Testing
9 5 (11.11%) Integration Testing
9 5 (11.11%) Analytics
10 4 (8.89%) UML
10 4 (8.89%) Data Analytics
10 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
10 4 (8.89%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (84.44%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) VB
4 2 (4.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) ISEB
1 11 (24.44%) ISTQB
2 6 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (64.44%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) VMware
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capital Group
Posted: 4 days ago