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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 223 236 231
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 8 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.37% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 16
Average salary £42,500 £32,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.77% +19.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,600 £42,750 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
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
4812 6019 5619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.41% 85.66% 84.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3985 5083 4676
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average 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 £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +12 6 £46,000 +39.39% 2
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (56.52%) QA
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 9 (39.13%) ISEB
4 9 (39.13%) Automation Testing
4 9 (39.13%) Line Management
5 8 (34.78%) HP UFT
5 8 (34.78%) Mainframe
6 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
6 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
6 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Security Testing
6 7 (30.43%) TDD
7 6 (26.09%) Banking
7 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
7 6 (26.09%) Citrix
7 6 (26.09%) Toad
7 6 (26.09%) IBM
7 6 (26.09%) Java
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle
7 6 (26.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Defect Management
8 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (21.74%) Sahi
8 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
8 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Test Management
8 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) WinSCP
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
2 4 (17.39%) DB2
2 4 (17.39%) MS Access
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) HP UFT
2 6 (26.09%) Toad
3 5 (21.74%) Sahi
4 4 (17.39%) JIRA
4 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner
5 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
5 2 (8.70%) Subversion
5 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.35%) Hudson
6 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.35%) Selenium
6 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Law
3 4 (17.39%) Legal
4 2 (8.70%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Test Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Automation Tester
2 5 (21.74%) Software Tester
2 5 (21.74%) Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) OAT Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) OAT Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Developer in Test
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) JSP
3 2 (8.70%) MyBatis
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 2 (8.70%) Spring
3 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Mainframe
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.70%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) AIX
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Automation Testing
1 9 (39.13%) Line Management
2 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Security Testing
2 7 (30.43%) TDD
2 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
3 6 (26.09%) Defect Management
3 6 (26.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
4 5 (21.74%) Test Management
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
5 4 (17.39%) Validation
6 3 (13.04%) MVC
6 3 (13.04%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) C
4 2 (8.70%) JCL
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.70%) VBScript
5 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) ISEB
2 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (8.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) DameWare
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (17.39%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (8.70%) Xymon
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Citrix
1 6 (26.09%) IBM
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) HP
2 4 (17.39%) LexisNexis
3 2 (8.70%) F5
3 2 (8.70%) Siebel
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
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