The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 163 159 160
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.096% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.12% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
Load Testing
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2937 2548 2463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.55% 81.15% 76.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1870 1625 1640
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in Scotland

Load Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
Edinburgh -16 4 £37,500 - 1
Load Testing
UK

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (66.67%) ISEB
3 5 (55.56%) Retail
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) ISO 9001
3 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Volume Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
4 3 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Docker
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) Puppet
5 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (22.22%) Ruby
6 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) Release Management
6 1 (11.11%) GlassFish
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
6 1 (11.11%) Git (software)

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (11.11%) GlassFish
1 1 (11.11%) nginx
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Configuration Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Volume Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware