The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Testing
England / North East
Rank 68 72 75
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.32% 0.49% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.55% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Median salary £33,000 £30,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £30,000 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £30,000 £32,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,750 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +16.78%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
549 543 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 86.73% 88.73% 88.26%
Number of salaries quoted 487 469 545
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,158
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £61,215 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing Load Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Load Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in the North East

Load Testing
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +4 2 £33,000 +10.00%
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing Load Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Server
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) ERP Support
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Web Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Web Applications Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Web Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Server
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SmoothWall
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) VMware