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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 413 422 438
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 19 46 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 34 30
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £31,900 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £38,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -13.88%
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
15603 18103 19606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.56% 85.20% 83.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13129 14486 15650
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Load Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +8 5 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Surrey +4 5 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Oxfordshire -9 5 £26,500 +17.77%
Kent +19 3 £50,000 -
West Sussex -3 2 £35,000 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £33,500 - 1
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Load Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 18 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (38.10%) Finance
5 14 (33.33%) QA
5 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 13 (30.95%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (30.95%) Selenium
6 13 (30.95%) ISEB
6 13 (30.95%) Oracle
6 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
7 12 (28.57%) HP
7 12 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 12 (28.57%) JIRA
7 12 (28.57%) Manual Testing
7 12 (28.57%) Test Strategy
7 12 (28.57%) Mentoring
8 11 (26.19%) Functional Testing
9 10 (23.81%) Waterfall
9 10 (23.81%) V-Model
9 10 (23.81%) Degree
9 10 (23.81%) SOA
10 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
11 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
11 8 (19.05%) Regression Testing
11 8 (19.05%) HP UFT
12 7 (16.67%) Web Services
12 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) InfoPath
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) DNS
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
1 1 (2.38%) NetScreen
1 1 (2.38%) SAN
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Selenium
2 12 (28.57%) JIRA
3 8 (19.05%) HP UFT
4 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.52%) JMeter
4 4 (9.52%) LoadRunner
4 4 (9.52%) Subversion
4 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (9.52%) TestDirector
4 4 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (7.14%) Protractor
5 3 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.76%) QARun
6 2 (4.76%) WinRunner
7 1 (2.38%) AQtime
7 1 (2.38%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.38%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.38%) NeoLoad
7 1 (2.38%) WebLOAD
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Electronics
2 3 (7.14%) Legal
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Analyst
1 19 (45.24%) Test Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Test Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Senior Test Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Software Test Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
5 6 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Consultant
6 5 (11.90%) Software Tester
6 5 (11.90%) Test Leader
6 5 (11.90%) Tester
7 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Developer
7 4 (9.52%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Software Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (9.52%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Web Services
2 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) Middleware
2 6 (14.29%) XML
3 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (9.52%) CSS
3 4 (9.52%) Entity Framework
3 4 (9.52%) HTML
3 4 (9.52%) HTML5
3 4 (9.52%) jQuery
3 4 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (9.52%) LINQ
3 4 (9.52%) LINQ to SQL
3 4 (9.52%) Silverlight
3 4 (9.52%) WCF
4 3 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 4 (9.52%) Algorithms
3 4 (9.52%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) User Experience
5 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 18 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 12 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 12 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 12 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 12 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 11 (26.19%) Functional Testing
6 10 (23.81%) SOA
6 10 (23.81%) V-Model
6 10 (23.81%) Waterfall
7 8 (19.05%) Regression Testing
8 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 7 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 7 (16.67%) Workflow
9 6 (14.29%) Automation Testing
10 5 (11.90%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (11.90%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (9.52%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 6 (14.29%) C#
3 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 5 (11.90%) Java
5 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.52%) Python
5 4 (9.52%) Ruby
5 4 (9.52%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.14%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) Go
7 1 (2.38%) VB
7 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) ISEB
2 10 (23.81%) Degree
3 7 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Oracle
2 12 (28.57%) HP
3 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.52%) DevExpress
4 4 (9.52%) Telerik
5 3 (7.14%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper
6 1 (2.38%) VMware
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