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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 245 209 232
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +23
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 8 40 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.56% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.67% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 40 4
Average salary £37,500 £39,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +16.91%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.42%
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
5612 5961 5807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.07% 83.34% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 4753 4939
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Manchester -20 6 £37,500 -5.06% 1
Merseyside +15 2 £45,000 +55.17%
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
4 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Selenium
4 3 (27.27%) Open Source
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (9.09%) JMeter
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) VLDB
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 1 (9.09%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (9.09%) LoadUI
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
2 3 (27.27%) Spring
2 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Open Source
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) System Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Management
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
6 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PhD
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) HP
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