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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank - 164 151
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.059% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.071% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
2539 2801 2278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 83.80% 82.09% 79.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1834 1396
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Development Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Quality Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
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