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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 176 184 158
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -26
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 13 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.096% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.12% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 17
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,400 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,800 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3367 3278 2845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.32% 78.61% 75.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2777 2796 2538
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,950 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bolton -5 5 £23,500 -
Stockport - 1 £28,000 -
Load Testing
North West

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 17 (73.91%) ISEB
2 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 16 (69.57%) QA
3 13 (56.52%) ISTQB
4 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
5 11 (47.83%) .NET
6 10 (43.48%) Software Testing
6 10 (43.48%) Agile Testing
7 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
8 8 (34.78%) Manual Testing
8 8 (34.78%) VB
8 8 (34.78%) C#
9 7 (30.43%) Web Testing
9 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
11 5 (21.74%) TDD
11 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
11 5 (21.74%) HTML
11 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
11 5 (21.74%) CSS
11 5 (21.74%) TestDirector
11 5 (21.74%) UNIX
11 5 (21.74%) Scrum
11 5 (21.74%) VMware
11 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (17.39%) Java
12 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
13 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
13 3 (13.04%) Spring MVC
13 3 (13.04%) Security Testing

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) TestDirector
2 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
2 3 (13.04%) Hudson
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
1 10 (43.48%) Test Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Test Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Test Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Leader
5 3 (13.04%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) HTML
2 5 (21.74%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) Spring MVC
3 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
3 3 (13.04%) Spring
3 3 (13.04%) JSP
3 3 (13.04%) SOAP
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Software Testing
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
3 8 (34.78%) Manual Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Web Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
6 5 (21.74%) TDD
6 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
8 3 (13.04%) Security Testing
8 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 3 (13.04%) MVC
9 2 (8.70%) UML
9 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
10 1 (4.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) VB
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) ISEB
2 13 (56.52%) ISTQB
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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