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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 391 410 398
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 50 25 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.14% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 50 24 32
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+27.14% -7.89%
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
17037 17861 17139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.79% 80.30% 78.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13607 14066 13977
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,670
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Surrey +34 36 £50,000 +24.22% 8
Buckinghamshire +4 12 £45,000 +5.88%
Berkshire +1 1 £50,000 -13.04% 2
East Sussex -20 1 £40,000 +25.00% 2
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 73 (70.87%) SQL
2 68 (66.02%) Java
3 60 (58.25%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (55.34%) JMeter
5 56 (54.37%) Test Automation
6 52 (50.49%) Selenium
6 52 (50.49%) Web Services
7 51 (49.51%) PHP
8 50 (48.54%) JavaScript
9 48 (46.60%) LAMP
10 45 (43.69%) QA
11 42 (40.78%) WebDriver
12 41 (39.81%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (39.81%) Jenkins
13 40 (38.83%) JIRA
14 36 (34.95%) Test Scripting
15 35 (33.98%) User Acceptance Testing
16 34 (33.01%) Open Source
17 33 (32.04%) Workflow
18 31 (30.10%) Ruby
19 30 (29.13%) Windows
20 28 (27.18%) Test Strategy
21 27 (26.21%) Python
21 27 (26.21%) MySQL
22 23 (22.33%) Software Testing
23 22 (21.36%) HTML
24 19 (18.45%) Mentoring
25 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
26 17 (16.50%) Linux
26 17 (16.50%) Performance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (6.80%) CMS
2 6 (5.83%) Apache
2 6 (5.83%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (3.88%) JBoss
3 4 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.88%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.88%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.91%) IIS
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.97%) Confluence
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) Internet
2 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.88%) LDAP
3 4 (3.88%) HTTP
4 2 (1.94%) DNS
4 2 (1.94%) SSL
5 1 (0.97%) VPN
5 1 (0.97%) LAN
5 1 (0.97%) VoIP
5 1 (0.97%) WAN
5 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.97%) MPLS
5 1 (0.97%) BGP
5 1 (0.97%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.97%) TACACS
5 1 (0.97%) VRRP
5 1 (0.97%) Firewall
5 1 (0.97%) IPsec
5 1 (0.97%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.21%) MySQL
2 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.74%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.83%) SSDT
4 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.88%) Big Data
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 57 (55.34%) JMeter
2 52 (50.49%) Selenium
3 42 (40.78%) WebDriver
4 41 (39.81%) Jenkins
5 40 (38.83%) JIRA
6 7 (6.80%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (5.83%) LoadRunner
7 6 (5.83%) Subversion
7 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
7 6 (5.83%) Trac
8 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio
8 5 (4.85%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (3.88%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.88%) WebLogic Workshop
9 4 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.88%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (1.94%) SilkTest
11 2 (1.94%) WATIR
12 1 (0.97%) MSTest
General
1 4 (3.88%) Banking
2 2 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (1.94%) Marketing
3 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.97%) Finance
3 1 (0.97%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (33.01%) Developer
2 25 (24.27%) Software Engineer
3 17 (16.50%) Test Engineer
4 16 (15.53%) Tester
5 15 (14.56%) AWS Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Web Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) QA Automation Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Performance Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) QA Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Senior QA Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Performance Test Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) SQL Database Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Database Developer
8 6 (5.83%) SQL Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (50.49%) Web Services
2 48 (46.60%) LAMP
3 22 (21.36%) HTML
4 12 (11.65%) CSS
5 11 (10.68%) jQuery
6 10 (9.71%) .NET
7 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET
7 7 (6.80%) Middleware
7 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (5.83%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (4.85%) JMS
10 4 (3.88%) SOAP
10 4 (3.88%) JSON
10 4 (3.88%) HTML5
10 4 (3.88%) CSS3
11 3 (2.91%) WPF
11 3 (2.91%) WinForms
12 2 (1.94%) XML
12 2 (1.94%) Ajax
13 1 (0.97%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 34 (33.01%) Open Source
2 13 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.88%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (3.88%) User Experience
4 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) Life Science
6 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.97%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.13%) Windows
2 17 (16.50%) Linux
3 7 (6.80%) Android
3 7 (6.80%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.88%) UNIX
4 4 (3.88%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.91%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (58.25%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (54.37%) Test Automation
3 41 (39.81%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (34.95%) Test Scripting
5 35 (33.98%) User Acceptance Testing
6 33 (32.04%) Workflow
7 28 (27.18%) Test Strategy
8 23 (22.33%) Software Testing
9 19 (18.45%) Mentoring
10 17 (16.50%) Performance Testing
11 16 (15.53%) Software Engineering
12 14 (13.59%) MVC
13 10 (9.71%) Web Development
14 9 (8.74%) E-Commerce
15 7 (6.80%) ERP
15 7 (6.80%) SEO
15 7 (6.80%) Automated Testing
15 7 (6.80%) Scrum
15 7 (6.80%) Unit Testing
15 7 (6.80%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 73 (70.87%) SQL
2 68 (66.02%) Java
3 51 (49.51%) PHP
4 50 (48.54%) JavaScript
5 31 (30.10%) Ruby
6 27 (26.21%) Python
7 9 (8.74%) C#
7 9 (8.74%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.91%) C++
9 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) ISTQB
2 8 (7.77%) ISEB
3 7 (6.80%) Degree
4 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
4 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.97%) CCIE
8 1 (0.97%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (43.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) vSphere
2 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.97%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Nagios
1 1 (0.97%) SCCM
1 1 (0.97%) SCOM
1 1 (0.97%) Munin
1 1 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.68%) Oracle
3 3 (2.91%) VMware
4 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco
5 1 (0.97%) IBM
5 1 (0.97%) Temenos
Wokingham, Berkshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum upto £50k plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Quindell Resourcing Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dover
People Source
Salary: excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Auto Integrate
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago