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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 162 166 159
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.091% 0.027% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.033% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +43.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +22.85%
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
2928 3074 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.54% 83.56% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1832 1990 1631
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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
Glasgow - 3 £42,500 -
Load Testing
UK

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter