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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 170 152 159
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.027% 0.033% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.040% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £43,000 £30,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.33% -42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £36,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -0.68%
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
3009 2477 2367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.56% 81.29% 75.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1963 1608 1587
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 - 1 £43,000 - 1
Load Testing
UK

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Volume Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) ISO 9001
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 5 (71.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Volume Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO 9001
2 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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