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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 226 226 239
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 8 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.32% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.38% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 8
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £28,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,219 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-15.07% +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
5493 5767 6043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.72% 82.72% 80.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4452 4575 5171
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 7 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 5 £37,500 -5.06% 2
Merseyside +10 2 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Cheshire - 1 £36,500 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 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 11 (64.71%) Performance Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) C
5 5 (29.41%) ISEB
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) C++
6 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) VB
6 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
6 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
6 4 (23.53%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) UNIX
6 4 (23.53%) VLDB
6 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
6 4 (23.53%) Degree
6 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
7 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) Banking
7 3 (17.65%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 7 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 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) VLDB
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.88%) JMeter
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (5.88%) LoadUI
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Software Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) SOAP
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE
4 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
4 2 (11.76%) Spring
4 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX
3 3 (17.65%) Android
3 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Performance Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) Open Source
6 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (17.65%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) System Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Kanban
7 2 (11.76%) MVC
7 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 2 (11.76%) SOA
8 1 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C#
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) C
3 4 (23.53%) VB
3 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
3 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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