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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 237 225 252
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +27
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 22 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.38% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 17
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-6.59% +9.63%
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
5614 5472 6510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.28% 87.82% 86.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4709 4504 5592
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -9 14 £40,000 -13.04% 2
Lancashire - 5 £37,500 -
Cheshire +16 3 £67,500 +74.19% 1
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 29 (69.05%) Linux
2 21 (50.00%) HTML
2 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (47.62%) Web Services
3 20 (47.62%) Windows
3 20 (47.62%) Performance Analysis
4 19 (45.24%) CSS
5 18 (42.86%) Java
6 15 (35.71%) C#
7 13 (30.95%) JMeter
7 13 (30.95%) ISTQB
7 13 (30.95%) Selenium
7 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (26.19%) Internet
8 11 (26.19%) DOM
8 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
8 11 (26.19%) Python
8 11 (26.19%) Silverlight
8 11 (26.19%) NUnit
8 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
8 11 (26.19%) TestNG
8 11 (26.19%) Automation Testing
8 11 (26.19%) Gradle
8 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
8 11 (26.19%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (23.81%) Perl
9 10 (23.81%) VMware
10 9 (21.43%) Firewall
10 9 (21.43%) Active Directory

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) Apache
1 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.76%) nginx
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
3 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (21.43%) Amazon S3
1 9 (21.43%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) Internet
2 9 (21.43%) Firewall
2 9 (21.43%) WAN
3 2 (4.76%) SSL
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.38%) DNS
4 1 (2.38%) HTTP
4 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.38%) Infinispan
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) JMeter
1 13 (30.95%) Selenium
2 11 (26.19%) Gradle
2 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
2 11 (26.19%) NUnit
2 11 (26.19%) TestNG
3 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.90%) Games
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Tester
2 11 (26.19%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Support Engineer
3 10 (23.81%) Automation Tester
4 9 (21.43%) Linux Support
4 9 (21.43%) Linux Support Engineer
4 9 (21.43%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 9 (21.43%) Senior Linux Support
4 9 (21.43%) Senior Support Engineer
4 9 (21.43%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Support Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Java Automation Tester
5 6 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 6 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (11.90%) Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Developer
6 5 (11.90%) QA Leader
6 5 (11.90%) Software Tester
7 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) HTML
2 20 (47.62%) Web Services
3 19 (45.24%) CSS
4 11 (26.19%) DOM
4 11 (26.19%) Silverlight
5 5 (11.90%) Node.js
6 4 (9.52%) Servlets
7 3 (7.14%) HTML5
7 3 (7.14%) JSON
8 2 (4.76%) .NET
9 1 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (2.38%) HornetQ
9 1 (2.38%) LAMP
9 1 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (2.38%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Linux
2 20 (47.62%) Windows
3 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.38%) CentOS
4 1 (2.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Performance Analysis
2 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (26.19%) Automation Testing
3 11 (26.19%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
4 9 (21.43%) Capacity Management
4 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.05%) DevOps
6 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (9.52%) Performance Management
9 3 (7.14%) Migration
9 3 (7.14%) SDLC
10 2 (4.76%) Data Reconciliation
10 2 (4.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (42.86%) Java
3 15 (35.71%) C#
4 11 (26.19%) Python
5 10 (23.81%) Perl
6 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
7 5 (11.90%) SQL
8 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.38%) Go
8 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) ISTQB
2 6 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.38%) LPIC
4 1 (2.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) Ceph
3 1 (2.38%) Gluster
3 1 (2.38%) iptables
3 1 (2.38%) KVM
3 1 (2.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Puppet
2 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Check_MK
3 1 (2.38%) Graylog
3 1 (2.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.38%) Nagios
3 1 (2.38%) Pacemaker
3 1 (2.38%) Pingdom
3 1 (2.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) VMware
2 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.52%) Zerto
5 2 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) New Relic
6 1 (2.38%) PagerDuty
6 1 (2.38%) Qualys
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) Splunk
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