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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 167 167 159
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 2 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.063% 0.13% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.071% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 3
Average salary £47,500 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.79% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +18.42%
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
2799 3134 2604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.80% 84.29% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1776 2101 1694
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015. 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 - 1 £52,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £42,500 -
Load Testing
UK

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter