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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 77 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.91% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £36,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
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
671 489 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 87.60% 84.90% 80.42%
Number of salaries quoted 578 403 496
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 2014.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) Usability Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) MFC
4 1 (14.29%) COM
4 1 (14.29%) STL
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) OLTP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Replication

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) OLTP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Development DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Gherkin
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) STL
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) MFC
3 1 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Usability Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft