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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 219 241 233
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 15 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.11% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.13% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 22
Median salary £41,000 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,350 £36,800 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,350 £42,750 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -12.22%
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
4875 5572 6034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.82% 88.33% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4124 4529 4828
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +13 15 £41,000 +9.33% 4
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 14 (87.50%) C#
1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 14 (87.50%) Selenium
2 11 (68.75%) Silverlight
2 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
2 11 (68.75%) Test Scripting
2 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (68.75%) TestNG
2 11 (68.75%) Gradle
2 11 (68.75%) Jenkins
2 11 (68.75%) Automation Testing
2 11 (68.75%) Performance Analysis
2 11 (68.75%) Continuous Delivery
2 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) Web Services
2 11 (68.75%) DOM
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) JMeter
2 11 (68.75%) NUnit
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Selenium
2 11 (68.75%) Gradle
2 11 (68.75%) Jenkins
2 11 (68.75%) JMeter
2 11 (68.75%) NUnit
2 11 (68.75%) TestNG
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Automation Tester
1 11 (68.75%) Tester
2 8 (50.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 8 (50.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 8 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Software Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration Lead
4 2 (12.50%) IT Project Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Project Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer in Test
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
1 11 (68.75%) DOM
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) Silverlight
1 11 (68.75%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Automation Testing
1 11 (68.75%) Continuous Delivery
1 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (68.75%) Performance Analysis
1 11 (68.75%) Test Scripting
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C#
1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 11 (68.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
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