The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 48 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 26 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.67% - 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% - 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 25 0 3
Average salary £32,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £44,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +25.71%
Load Testing
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
613 548 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 86.58% 74.86% 84.20%
Number of salaries quoted 551 443 388
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,120 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Sheffield region.

Load Testing Salary Trend in Sheffield

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) Test Management
3 14 (48.28%) Performance Testing
4 13 (44.83%) Banking
4 13 (44.83%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (44.83%) JIRA
4 13 (44.83%) Finance
4 13 (44.83%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (44.83%) Test Planning
5 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
6 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
6 6 (20.69%) BDD
6 6 (20.69%) Gherkin
6 6 (20.69%) TDD
6 6 (20.69%) Security Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Integration Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
7 5 (17.24%) HP UFT
7 5 (17.24%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (10.34%) C#
8 3 (10.34%) .NET
8 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
8 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
8 3 (10.34%) Web Services
8 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Retail

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) JIRA
2 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
3 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
3 5 (17.24%) HP UFT
4 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
1 13 (44.83%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Test Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Test Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Test Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Automated Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Gherkin
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) Test Management
3 14 (48.28%) Performance Testing
4 13 (44.83%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (44.83%) Test Planning
5 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
6 6 (20.69%) BDD
6 6 (20.69%) TDD
6 6 (20.69%) Security Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Integration Testing
7 5 (17.24%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Web Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
10 1 (3.45%) Web Application Development
10 1 (3.45%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C#
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Google
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago