The first table below looks at the demand for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 137 134 139
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 2 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.080% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.35% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1825 1441 1725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.12% 67.49% 72.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1103 1472
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Load Testing
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Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Reading region.

Load Testing Salary Trend in Reading

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Route 53
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) CloudFront
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Benchmarking
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) ZABBIX
2 2 (66.67%) Postfix
2 2 (66.67%) Sendmail
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Route 53
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
1 2 (66.67%) CloudFront
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Benchmarking
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) RHCE
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Postfix
1 2 (66.67%) Sendmail
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) ZABBIX
2 1 (33.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Altiris
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) BMC
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat