The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 144 146 133
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.040% 0.083% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.11% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.98%
Load Testing
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2006 1811 1481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.08% 75.21% 68.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1326 1142
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,850 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 27 April 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 3 (75.00%) WebLogic Workshop
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
2 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Social Media
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (75.00%) JBoss
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (75.00%) WebLogic Workshop
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile Banking
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) BDD
1 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Temenos