The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 384 389 404
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 55 60 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.33% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 48 41 22
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,969 £41,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-4.95% +10.81%
Load Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17300 17913 16494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.13% 80.88% 78.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14284 13861 13444
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 the South East

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Load Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in the South East

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in the South East

Load Testing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Hampshire +34 21 £57,500 +27.77%
Surrey -12 17 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Berkshire +28 11 £35,000 +40.00%
Oxfordshire -1 3 £22,500 -50.00%
Buckinghamshire -16 2 £31,954 -22.53%
Middlesex - 1 £60,000 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 63 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (56.12%) Java
3 48 (48.98%) Selenium
4 43 (43.88%) JavaScript
5 38 (38.78%) SQL
5 38 (38.78%) JMeter
6 35 (35.71%) QA
7 33 (33.67%) Software Testing
7 33 (33.67%) Test Scripting
8 32 (32.65%) Software Engineering
9 30 (30.61%) HTML
10 28 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 27 (27.55%) Web Services
12 26 (26.53%) ISTQB
12 26 (26.53%) Test Automation
13 25 (25.51%) Test Strategy
13 25 (25.51%) User Acceptance Testing
14 24 (24.49%) Linux
14 24 (24.49%) PHP
15 23 (23.47%) .NET
15 23 (23.47%) C#
15 23 (23.47%) Microsoft
15 23 (23.47%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (23.47%) Jenkins
16 22 (22.45%) JIRA
17 21 (21.43%) LAMP
17 21 (21.43%) Windows
17 21 (21.43%) CSS
18 20 (20.41%) Workflow
18 20 (20.41%) WebDriver

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 8 (8.16%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.10%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.10%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.10%) JBoss
3 4 (4.08%) IIS
4 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.06%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.06%) SAS
4 3 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.04%) Apache
6 1 (1.02%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.27%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (9.18%) SaaS
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.18%) Internet
2 5 (5.10%) Firewall
3 4 (4.08%) LDAP
4 3 (3.06%) LAN
4 3 (3.06%) VoIP
4 3 (3.06%) WAN
4 3 (3.06%) SMTP
4 3 (3.06%) DHCP
4 3 (3.06%) VPN
4 3 (3.06%) DNS
4 3 (3.06%) IP Telephony
4 3 (3.06%) VLAN
4 3 (3.06%) Network Security
5 1 (1.02%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.31%) MySQL
3 8 (8.16%) Big Data
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.02%) OLAP
6 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.02%) OLTP
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (48.98%) Selenium
2 38 (38.78%) JMeter
3 23 (23.47%) Jenkins
4 22 (22.45%) JIRA
5 20 (20.41%) WebDriver
6 12 (12.24%) Moq
6 12 (12.24%) NUnit
7 10 (10.20%) HP UFT
8 9 (9.18%) SoapUI
9 6 (6.12%) Zephyr
9 6 (6.12%) LoadRunner
10 5 (5.10%) Visual Studio
11 3 (3.06%) WebLogic Workshop
11 3 (3.06%) WATIR
11 3 (3.06%) TestComplete
11 3 (3.06%) Robot Framework
11 3 (3.06%) Eclipse
11 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.04%) Hudson
12 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (12.24%) Retail
2 6 (6.12%) Finance
3 3 (3.06%) Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Automotive
4 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.02%) Front Office
5 1 (1.02%) Electronics
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Analyst
2 25 (25.51%) Test Analyst
3 22 (22.45%) Software Engineer
3 22 (22.45%) Senior Software Engineer
4 14 (14.29%) Developer
5 12 (12.24%) Tester
6 9 (9.18%) Consultant
7 7 (7.14%) Test Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Software Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) Performance Test Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Performance Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Test Manager
10 3 (3.06%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (3.06%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.06%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.61%) HTML
2 27 (27.55%) Web Services
3 23 (23.47%) .NET
4 21 (21.43%) CSS
4 21 (21.43%) LAMP
5 17 (17.35%) XML
6 15 (15.31%) jQuery
7 8 (8.16%) HTML5
7 8 (8.16%) REST
8 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET
9 6 (6.12%) SOAP
10 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (3.06%) JMS
11 3 (3.06%) CSS3
11 3 (3.06%) XSL
11 3 (3.06%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.06%) JSON
11 3 (3.06%) Ajax
12 2 (2.04%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.08%) Clustering
4 3 (3.06%) Online Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.06%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (3.06%) User Experience
5 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.02%) Social Media
6 1 (1.02%) DTV
6 1 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.49%) Linux
2 21 (21.43%) Windows
3 14 (14.29%) UNIX
4 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.04%) webOS
6 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.04%) Android
7 1 (1.02%) Solaris
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.67%) Software Testing
2 33 (33.67%) Test Scripting
3 32 (32.65%) Software Engineering
4 26 (26.53%) Test Automation
5 25 (25.51%) Test Strategy
5 25 (25.51%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (23.47%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (20.41%) Workflow
8 15 (15.31%) Performance Testing
9 14 (14.29%) MVC
10 13 (13.27%) Automated Testing
10 13 (13.27%) OO
10 13 (13.27%) E-Commerce
11 12 (12.24%) OOD
11 12 (12.24%) Migration
11 12 (12.24%) Dependency Injection
11 12 (12.24%) Cyber Security
12 11 (11.22%) System Testing
13 10 (10.20%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (56.12%) Java
2 43 (43.88%) JavaScript
3 38 (38.78%) SQL
4 24 (24.49%) PHP
5 23 (23.47%) C#
6 9 (9.18%) Python
6 9 (9.18%) Ruby
7 7 (7.14%) C++
8 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.02%) PHP5
9 1 (1.02%) Perl
9 1 (1.02%) C
9 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (26.53%) ISTQB
2 18 (18.37%) Degree
2 18 (18.37%) ISEB
3 15 (15.31%) Security Cleared
4 14 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.06%) MCSE
5 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.04%) CCNP
6 2 (2.04%) CCNA
6 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.06%) Firmware
1 3 (3.06%) vSphere
1 3 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.08%) Puppet
2 4 (4.08%) Ansible
3 3 (3.06%) WSUS
4 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.04%) Nagios
5 1 (1.02%) Munin
Vendors
1 23 (23.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) VMware
3 6 (6.12%) HP
4 3 (3.06%) CommVault
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle
5 2 (2.04%) Dell
5 2 (2.04%) EMC
5 2 (2.04%) Telerik
5 2 (2.04%) Cisco
6 1 (1.02%) Perforce
6 1 (1.02%) SAP
6 1 (1.02%) Temenos
Dorking, Surrey
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Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
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