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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 392 401 418
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 46 41 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38 36 18
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £43,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +15.13%
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
16858 18135 17065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.82% 79.47% 76.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13369 14487 13886
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 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 22 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 +43 37 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Berkshire +3 2 £47,500 -17.39%
Buckinghamshire -14 2 £38,500 -12.00%
Hampshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
East Sussex -3 1 £40,000 +25.00% 3
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 22 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 62 (69.66%) SQL
2 61 (68.54%) Java
2 61 (68.54%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (61.80%) Selenium
4 54 (60.67%) JMeter
5 47 (52.81%) JavaScript
6 43 (48.31%) PHP
6 43 (48.31%) Web Services
7 42 (47.19%) Test Automation
8 41 (46.07%) LAMP
9 36 (40.45%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (40.45%) QA
10 35 (39.33%) WebDriver
11 34 (38.20%) JIRA
11 34 (38.20%) Test Scripting
11 34 (38.20%) Jenkins
12 27 (30.34%) Open Source
12 27 (30.34%) Workflow
13 26 (29.21%) Ruby
13 26 (29.21%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (28.09%) Software Testing
15 24 (26.97%) Test Strategy
16 23 (25.84%) MySQL
17 22 (24.72%) Python
18 20 (22.47%) Windows
19 19 (21.35%) Linux
20 18 (20.22%) ISTQB
21 17 (19.10%) HTML
21 17 (19.10%) Software Engineering
22 16 (17.98%) Performance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 (7.87%) CMS
2 6 (6.74%) Apache
2 6 (6.74%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.12%) IIS
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.49%) HTTP
2 4 (4.49%) Internet
3 2 (2.25%) DNS
3 2 (2.25%) SSL
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.12%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.12%) HSRP
4 1 (1.12%) VPN
4 1 (1.12%) LAN
4 1 (1.12%) VoIP
4 1 (1.12%) WAN
4 1 (1.12%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.12%) TACACS
4 1 (1.12%) VRRP
4 1 (1.12%) MPLS
4 1 (1.12%) BGP
4 1 (1.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.84%) MySQL
2 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.11%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.74%) Big Data
5 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.12%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 55 (61.80%) Selenium
2 54 (60.67%) JMeter
3 35 (39.33%) WebDriver
4 34 (38.20%) JIRA
4 34 (38.20%) Jenkins
5 8 (8.99%) LoadRunner
6 7 (7.87%) Subversion
6 7 (7.87%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (6.74%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (6.74%) Trac
7 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.37%) WATIR
8 3 (3.37%) Zephyr
8 3 (3.37%) Robot Framework
9 2 (2.25%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.25%) SilkTest
10 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (1.12%) Hudson
10 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (2.25%) Finance
1 2 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (2.25%) Marketing
2 1 (1.12%) Electronics
2 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.12%) Legal
2 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (29.21%) Developer
2 21 (23.60%) Software Engineer
3 14 (15.73%) Test Engineer
3 14 (15.73%) Senior Software Engineer
3 14 (15.73%) Tester
4 12 (13.48%) Analyst
4 12 (13.48%) AWS Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Test Analyst
5 10 (11.24%) Performance Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) Performance Test Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (2.25%) Software Tester
8 2 (2.25%) QA Analyst
8 2 (2.25%) Software Development Engineer
8 2 (2.25%) Performance Tester
8 2 (2.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (48.31%) Web Services
2 41 (46.07%) LAMP
3 17 (19.10%) HTML
4 9 (10.11%) .NET
4 9 (10.11%) CSS
5 8 (8.99%) jQuery
6 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET
6 7 (7.87%) Middleware
7 6 (6.74%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (4.49%) XML
9 2 (2.25%) Ajax
10 1 (1.12%) WPF
10 1 (1.12%) JSON
10 1 (1.12%) RESTful
10 1 (1.12%) HTML5
10 1 (1.12%) CSS3
10 1 (1.12%) JMS
10 1 (1.12%) X-Windows
10 1 (1.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.34%) Open Source
2 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.62%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.25%) Life Science
6 1 (1.12%) Social Media
6 1 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
6 1 (1.12%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.47%) Windows
2 19 (21.35%) Linux
3 9 (10.11%) UNIX
4 7 (7.87%) Android
4 7 (7.87%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.37%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (68.54%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (47.19%) Test Automation
3 36 (40.45%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (38.20%) Test Scripting
5 27 (30.34%) Workflow
6 26 (29.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (28.09%) Software Testing
8 24 (26.97%) Test Strategy
9 17 (19.10%) Software Engineering
10 16 (17.98%) Performance Testing
10 16 (17.98%) Mentoring
11 11 (12.36%) Web Development
12 9 (10.11%) Cyber Security
13 8 (8.99%) MVC
14 7 (7.87%) Android Development
14 7 (7.87%) iOS Development
14 7 (7.87%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (7.87%) Software Delivery
14 7 (7.87%) Scrum
14 7 (7.87%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 62 (69.66%) SQL
2 61 (68.54%) Java
3 47 (52.81%) JavaScript
4 43 (48.31%) PHP
5 26 (29.21%) Ruby
6 22 (24.72%) Python
7 8 (8.99%) C#
8 2 (2.25%) C++
8 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (20.22%) ISTQB
2 15 (16.85%) Degree
3 10 (11.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (10.11%) Security Cleared
4 9 (10.11%) ISEB
5 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.12%) CCIE
7 1 (1.12%) CCNP
7 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (40.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) vSphere
1 3 (3.37%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.12%) Munin
2 1 (1.12%) SCCM
2 1 (1.12%) SCOM
2 1 (1.12%) Puppet
2 1 (1.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Oracle
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) VMware
3 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco
4 1 (1.12%) HP
4 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.12%) SAP
Farnborough, Hampshire
The F10 Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 13 days ago