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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 86 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.61% 0.11% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.14% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £41,250 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+21.62% +1.36%
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
931 698 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 81.31% 74.33% 77.22%
Number of salaries quoted 664 601 551
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 8 (66.67%) MVC
3 8 (66.67%) SSDT
3 8 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (50.00%) .NET
5 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) Java
7 3 (25.00%) C
7 3 (25.00%) Workflow
7 3 (25.00%) JIRA
7 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (25.00%) User Stories
8 2 (16.67%) Windows
8 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
8 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 1 (8.33%) HTML
9 1 (8.33%) PHP
9 1 (8.33%) MySQL
9 1 (8.33%) Linux
9 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
9 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
9 1 (8.33%) JMeter

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SSDT
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (8.33%) JMeter
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Developer
2 6 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 6 (50.00%) DBA
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Database Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Database Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Development DBA
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Development DBA
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Packager
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
1 8 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) User Stories
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) System Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) C
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
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