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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 177 167 193
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +26
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 1 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.030% 0.31% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.37% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 2
Average salary - £55,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.80%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +18.42%
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
2818 3230 3351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.96% 83.57% 81.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2317 2645 2898
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) ISEB
3 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (60.00%) QA
4 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle
5 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (40.00%) Degree
6 4 (40.00%) BDD
6 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
6 4 (40.00%) SDLC
6 4 (40.00%) TestDirector
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 4 (40.00%) VMware
7 3 (30.00%) Banking
7 3 (30.00%) Retail
7 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) Windows
7 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (30.00%) Android

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 1 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Tester
3 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (40.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) ISEB
2 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday