The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -13.75%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
413 556 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 83.77% 87.42% 74.74%
Number of salaries quoted 350 491 384
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Merseyside region.

Load Testing Salary Trend in Merseyside

Load Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA