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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 395 422 411
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 54 33 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 49 28 27
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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 18774 17637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.35% 79.87% 77.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13600 14917 14298
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +53 42 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Berkshire -4 2 £47,500 -17.39%
East Sussex -9 1 £40,000 +25.00% 2
Hampshire - 1 £37,500 -
Kent - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £31,500 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 67 (67.68%) SQL
2 65 (65.66%) Java
2 65 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (57.58%) JMeter
4 56 (56.57%) Selenium
5 48 (48.48%) JavaScript
6 47 (47.47%) Web Services
6 47 (47.47%) Test Automation
7 46 (46.46%) PHP
8 43 (43.43%) LAMP
9 40 (40.40%) QA
10 38 (38.38%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (37.37%) Test Scripting
11 37 (37.37%) WebDriver
12 36 (36.36%) Jenkins
12 36 (36.36%) JIRA
13 31 (31.31%) Open Source
14 29 (29.29%) Workflow
15 28 (28.28%) Ruby
15 28 (28.28%) User Acceptance Testing
16 26 (26.26%) Software Testing
16 26 (26.26%) Windows
17 25 (25.25%) Test Strategy
18 24 (24.24%) Python
18 24 (24.24%) MySQL
19 21 (21.21%) HTML
20 20 (20.20%) Linux
21 18 (18.18%) Mentoring
21 18 (18.18%) ISTQB
22 17 (17.17%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (7.07%) CMS
2 6 (6.06%) Apache ServiceMix
2 6 (6.06%) Apache
3 4 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.03%) JBoss
4 3 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.03%) IIS
4 3 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) Internet
2 5 (5.05%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.04%) HTTP
4 3 (3.03%) LDAP
5 2 (2.02%) DNS
5 2 (2.02%) SSL
6 1 (1.01%) MPLS
6 1 (1.01%) BGP
6 1 (1.01%) VPN
6 1 (1.01%) LAN
6 1 (1.01%) VoIP
6 1 (1.01%) WAN
6 1 (1.01%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.01%) Firewall
6 1 (1.01%) IPsec
6 1 (1.01%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.01%) TACACS
6 1 (1.01%) VRRP
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.01%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.24%) MySQL
2 16 (16.16%) SQL Server
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.06%) Big Data
5 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.03%) SSDT
6 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 57 (57.58%) JMeter
2 56 (56.57%) Selenium
3 37 (37.37%) WebDriver
4 36 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 36 (36.36%) JIRA
5 7 (7.07%) LoadRunner
5 7 (7.07%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (7.07%) Subversion
6 6 (6.06%) Trac
6 6 (6.06%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (4.04%) SoapUI
7 4 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.03%) WebLogic Workshop
8 3 (3.03%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.03%) WATIR
8 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (2.02%) Robot Framework
9 2 (2.02%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (3.03%) Banking
1 3 (3.03%) Marketing
2 2 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.02%) Finance
3 1 (1.01%) Legal
3 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.01%) Electronics
3 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (30.30%) Developer
2 24 (24.24%) Software Engineer
3 17 (17.17%) Test Engineer
4 15 (15.15%) Tester
5 13 (13.13%) AWS Developer
6 12 (12.12%) Analyst
6 12 (12.12%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (10.10%) Test Analyst
8 9 (9.09%) Performance Engineer
8 9 (9.09%) Performance Test Engineer
9 8 (8.08%) Web Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Software Test Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) Agile Test Analyst
11 4 (4.04%) Technical Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (4.04%) Senior Test Analyst
12 3 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
12 3 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
12 3 (3.03%) Consultant
12 3 (3.03%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (47.47%) Web Services
2 43 (43.43%) LAMP
3 21 (21.21%) HTML
4 12 (12.12%) CSS
5 11 (11.11%) .NET
6 10 (10.10%) jQuery
7 7 (7.07%) Middleware
7 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET
7 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (4.04%) XML
10 3 (3.03%) SOAP
10 3 (3.03%) JMS
10 3 (3.03%) WinForms
10 3 (3.03%) WPF
10 3 (3.03%) JSON
10 3 (3.03%) CSS3
10 3 (3.03%) HTML5
11 2 (2.02%) Ajax
12 1 (1.01%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 31 (31.31%) Open Source
2 11 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.05%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (3.03%) User Experience
6 2 (2.02%) Life Science
7 1 (1.01%) DTV
7 1 (1.01%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.26%) Windows
2 20 (20.20%) Linux
3 8 (8.08%) UNIX
4 7 (7.07%) Android
4 7 (7.07%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (47.47%) Test Automation
3 38 (38.38%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (37.37%) Test Scripting
5 29 (29.29%) Workflow
6 28 (28.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 26 (26.26%) Software Testing
8 25 (25.25%) Test Strategy
9 18 (18.18%) Mentoring
10 17 (17.17%) Software Engineering
11 15 (15.15%) Performance Testing
12 11 (11.11%) MVC
12 11 (11.11%) Web Development
13 9 (9.09%) Cyber Security
14 8 (8.08%) Automated Testing
14 8 (8.08%) E-Commerce
15 7 (7.07%) ERP
15 7 (7.07%) SEO
15 7 (7.07%) Scrum
15 7 (7.07%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (67.68%) SQL
2 65 (65.66%) Java
3 48 (48.48%) JavaScript
4 46 (46.46%) PHP
5 28 (28.28%) Ruby
6 24 (24.24%) Python
7 9 (9.09%) C#
8 6 (6.06%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.03%) C++
10 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.01%) C
11 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 14 (14.14%) Degree
3 11 (11.11%) ISEB
3 11 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.01%) CCIE
8 1 (1.01%) CCNP
8 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (40.40%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) vSphere
2 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.01%) Firmware
3 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.01%) Nagios
2 1 (1.01%) Munin
2 1 (1.01%) SCCM
2 1 (1.01%) SCOM
2 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (11.11%) Oracle
2 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.05%) VMware
4 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.01%) SAP
5 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.01%) Temenos
5 1 (1.01%) HP
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco
5 1 (1.01%) IBM
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago