The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 64 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.46% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £29,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
530 480 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.79% 80.13% 69.29%
Number of salaries quoted 443 415 437
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £50,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Load Testing
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Liverpool +3 3 £29,000 -27.50%
Load Testing
North West

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 5 (71.43%) Use Case
2 5 (71.43%) Change Control
2 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) DB2
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) EAI
2 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) TIBCO
2 5 (71.43%) Middleware
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (71.43%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) TestComplete
2 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Release Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Integration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Use Case
2 5 (71.43%) EAI
2 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
1 5 (71.43%) TIBCO