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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 390 401 406
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 45 9 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.045% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.056% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35 8 26
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
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
16799 15977 17115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.99% 80.26% 77.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13572 12611 14606
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 +20 28 £50,000 +31.57% 4
Buckinghamshire +13 13 £41,250 -2.94% 2
Berkshire -13 3 - -
West Sussex -4 1 £37,500 -25.00%
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 71 (63.39%) SQL
2 67 (59.82%) Java
3 61 (54.46%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (49.11%) JIRA
5 50 (44.64%) Test Automation
6 47 (41.96%) Selenium
7 44 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (38.39%) PHP
9 42 (37.50%) JMeter
10 41 (36.61%) LAMP
10 41 (36.61%) Web Services
10 41 (36.61%) QA
11 40 (35.71%) WebDriver
12 39 (34.82%) JavaScript
13 38 (33.93%) Test Scripting
14 34 (30.36%) Jenkins
14 34 (30.36%) MySQL
15 33 (29.46%) User Acceptance Testing
16 30 (26.79%) Workflow
17 28 (25.00%) Software Testing
18 26 (23.21%) Test Strategy
19 25 (22.32%) Windows
20 23 (20.54%) SQL Server
21 22 (19.64%) Microsoft
21 22 (19.64%) Performance Testing
22 20 (17.86%) Open Source
23 17 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
23 17 (15.18%) Visual Studio
23 17 (15.18%) C#
23 17 (15.18%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (5.36%) Confluence
2 5 (4.46%) Apache
2 5 (4.46%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (3.57%) JBoss
3 4 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.57%) IIS
3 4 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.68%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (13.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) Internet
2 4 (3.57%) HTTP
2 4 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.57%) LDAP
3 2 (1.79%) DNS
3 2 (1.79%) SSL
4 1 (0.89%) Firewall
4 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.89%) RTP
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.36%) MySQL
2 23 (20.54%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.71%) SSDT
3 12 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.25%) MarkLogic
5 7 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 55 (49.11%) JIRA
2 47 (41.96%) Selenium
3 42 (37.50%) JMeter
4 40 (35.71%) WebDriver
5 34 (30.36%) Jenkins
6 17 (15.18%) Visual Studio
7 16 (14.29%) SoapUI
8 12 (10.71%) Git (software)
8 12 (10.71%) TeamCity
9 8 (7.14%) NeoLoad
10 6 (5.36%) LoadRunner
10 6 (5.36%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (4.46%) Subversion
11 5 (4.46%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (4.46%) Trac
12 4 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (3.57%) WebLogic Workshop
12 4 (3.57%) Eclipse
13 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (1.79%) WATIR
General
1 6 (5.36%) Banking
2 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.68%) Finance
4 2 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.89%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (21.43%) Developer
2 22 (19.64%) Software Engineer
3 16 (14.29%) Tester
3 16 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 13 (11.61%) Analyst
4 13 (11.61%) Test Analyst
4 13 (11.61%) Agile Test Analyst
5 12 (10.71%) QA Automation Engineer
5 12 (10.71%) Automation Engineer
5 12 (10.71%) Database Developer
5 12 (10.71%) SQL Developer
5 12 (10.71%) QA Engineer
5 12 (10.71%) SQL Database Developer
5 12 (10.71%) Senior QA Engineer
6 10 (8.93%) Development DBA
6 10 (8.93%) SQL Server Development DBA
6 10 (8.93%) DBA
6 10 (8.93%) Performance Engineer
6 10 (8.93%) SQL DBA
6 10 (8.93%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (36.61%) LAMP
1 41 (36.61%) Web Services
2 17 (15.18%) HTML
3 12 (10.71%) JMS
4 8 (7.14%) XML
4 8 (7.14%) CSS
4 8 (7.14%) JSP
4 8 (7.14%) J2EE
4 8 (7.14%) Struts
4 8 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 8 (7.14%) Spring
5 7 (6.25%) jQuery
5 7 (6.25%) REST
6 6 (5.36%) .NET
7 5 (4.46%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (3.57%) HTML5
8 4 (3.57%) CSS3
8 4 (3.57%) JSON
8 4 (3.57%) SOAP
9 3 (2.68%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.86%) Open Source
2 17 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.14%) Statistics
4 5 (4.46%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (3.57%) User Experience
6 2 (1.79%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.32%) Windows
2 13 (11.61%) Linux
3 3 (2.68%) Android
3 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.68%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (54.46%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (44.64%) Test Automation
3 44 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (33.93%) Test Scripting
5 33 (29.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 30 (26.79%) Workflow
7 28 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 26 (23.21%) Test Strategy
9 22 (19.64%) Performance Testing
10 16 (14.29%) MVC
11 13 (11.61%) Scrum
12 12 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (10.71%) Software Engineering
12 12 (10.71%) E-Commerce
13 11 (9.82%) Mentoring
14 10 (8.93%) Performance Monitoring
15 9 (8.04%) Load Balancing
16 8 (7.14%) Unit Testing
16 8 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 71 (63.39%) SQL
2 67 (59.82%) Java
3 43 (38.39%) PHP
4 39 (34.82%) JavaScript
5 17 (15.18%) C#
6 15 (13.39%) Ruby
6 15 (13.39%) T-SQL
7 13 (11.61%) Python
8 3 (2.68%) C++
9 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.89%) C
10 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.93%) Degree
2 10 (8.93%) ISTQB
3 9 (8.04%) ISEB
4 4 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (36.61%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) vSphere
2 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.68%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.89%) Dovecot
3 1 (0.89%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.04%) Oracle
3 3 (2.68%) VMware
4 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco
5 1 (0.89%) IBM
5 1 (0.89%) Citrix
5 1 (0.89%) Temenos
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