The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 112 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 2 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.14% 0.61% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.74% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £31,954 £41,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.53% +65.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,719 £42,750 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +20.42%
Load Testing
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1189 941 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.75% 82.62% 76.76%
Number of salaries quoted 961 671 613
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Automotive
3 2 (50.00%) XML Messaging
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Trac
4 1 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) LAMP

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (25.00%) Trac
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XML Messaging
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle