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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank - 51 74
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.26% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.42% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £23,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -38.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
481 423 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 88.10% 88.49% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 384 366 468
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) Security Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) Sahi
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Line Management
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Sahi
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Software Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Line Management
1 4 (80.00%) Security Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA