The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 225 246 250
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 7 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.048% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.054% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 17
Median salary £41,000 £36,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.32% -10.97%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -5.55%
Load Testing
England

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4678 5542 5934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.90% 88.32% 85.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3963 4433 4761
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 West

Load Testing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in the North West

Load Testing
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester +5 7 £41,000 - 2
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) Silverlight
2 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (70.00%) NUnit
2 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (70.00%) TestNG
2 7 (70.00%) Gradle
2 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (70.00%) Automation Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Performance Analysis
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) DOM
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) JMeter
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) MS Access
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Toad
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
1 2 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) Gradle
2 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (70.00%) JMeter
2 7 (70.00%) NUnit
2 7 (70.00%) TestNG
3 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (20.00%) Toad
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Automation Tester
1 7 (70.00%) Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) OAT Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) OAT Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) DOM
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) Silverlight
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Automation Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (70.00%) Performance Analysis
1 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) DameWare
1 2 (20.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) LexisNexis
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
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