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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 155 156 145
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.032% 0.092% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.11% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £23,000 £27,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.36% -32.51%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
2621 2645 2317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.85% 81.48% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1709 1542
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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
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 30 January 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
Renfrewshire - 1 £23,000 -
Load Testing
UK

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) Docker
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) C++

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
1 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Automated Test Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Automated Test Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Software Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware