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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 221 254 219
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -35
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 19 8 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.12% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.14% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 38
Median salary £41,750 £37,500 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.33% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
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
5114 5807 6130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 87.17% 88.94% 85.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4260 4706 4846
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Testing across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Load Testing Salary Histogram 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 30 July 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 18 £41,000 +9.33% 2
Lancashire - 1 £45,000 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 19 (86.36%) C#
2 18 (81.82%) HTML
2 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 17 (77.27%) JMeter
3 17 (77.27%) Selenium
3 17 (77.27%) ISTQB
4 16 (72.73%) Java
4 16 (72.73%) CSS
4 16 (72.73%) Linux
5 15 (68.18%) Web Services
5 15 (68.18%) DOM
5 15 (68.18%) Windows
5 15 (68.18%) NUnit
5 15 (68.18%) TestNG
5 15 (68.18%) Silverlight
5 15 (68.18%) Test Scripting
5 15 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (68.18%) Gradle
5 15 (68.18%) Jenkins
5 15 (68.18%) Automation Testing
5 15 (68.18%) Performance Analysis
5 15 (68.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
7 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
7 2 (9.09%) .NET
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle
7 2 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (9.09%) LoadRunner
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (9.09%) Migration

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (77.27%) JMeter
1 17 (77.27%) Selenium
2 15 (68.18%) Gradle
2 15 (68.18%) Jenkins
2 15 (68.18%) NUnit
2 15 (68.18%) TestNG
3 2 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Tester
2 14 (63.64%) Automation Tester
3 10 (45.45%) Java Automation Tester
3 10 (45.45%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 10 (45.45%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (22.73%) Software Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Data Migration Lead
6 2 (9.09%) IT Project Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Lead Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Project Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Automation Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Developer in Test
7 1 (4.55%) Junior DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) HTML
2 16 (72.73%) CSS
3 15 (68.18%) DOM
3 15 (68.18%) Silverlight
3 15 (68.18%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Automation Testing
1 15 (68.18%) Continuous Delivery
1 15 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (68.18%) Performance Analysis
1 15 (68.18%) Test Scripting
2 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
2 2 (9.09%) Data Reconciliation
2 2 (9.09%) Migration
2 2 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (9.09%) SDLC
2 2 (9.09%) Security Testing
2 2 (9.09%) Usability Testing
3 1 (4.55%) DevOps
3 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) C#
2 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 16 (72.73%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) HP
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
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