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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 377 407 397
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -10
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 69 30 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.18% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 46 29 54
Average salary £50,000 £40,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.45% -1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.32% +4.28%
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
17517 16491 17758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.84% 78.19% 77.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13542 13509 15025
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 +19 41 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +15 16 £42,500 +70.00% 2
Oxfordshire +6 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Kent - 4 £51,250 -
Hampshire - 2 £46,250 -
Berkshire -14 1 £25,000 -51.45%
M4 Corridor - 1 £55,000 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 55 (50.00%) SQL
2 54 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (43.64%) Java
4 41 (37.27%) Test Automation
5 36 (32.73%) JIRA
5 36 (32.73%) Selenium
6 31 (28.18%) Computer Science
6 31 (28.18%) Degree
6 31 (28.18%) WebDriver
7 30 (27.27%) Test Scripting
8 29 (26.36%) MySQL
9 28 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (24.55%) Performance Testing
10 27 (24.55%) Open Source
11 26 (23.64%) QA
12 25 (22.73%) Jenkins
13 23 (20.91%) Web Services
13 23 (20.91%) Microsoft
13 23 (20.91%) Workflow
14 22 (20.00%) Python
14 22 (20.00%) PHP
15 21 (19.09%) JavaScript
15 21 (19.09%) LAMP
15 21 (19.09%) Software Testing
16 20 (18.18%) SQL Server
16 20 (18.18%) Test Strategy
17 19 (17.27%) Performance Tuning
17 19 (17.27%) T-SQL
17 19 (17.27%) Linux
18 18 (16.36%) Capacity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 5 (4.55%) Confluence
2 4 (3.64%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.64%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.82%) IIS
3 2 (1.82%) Apache
4 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.91%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) SaaS
2 4 (3.64%) Trello
3 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.91%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.91%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) HTTP
2 2 (1.82%) DNS
2 2 (1.82%) RTP
2 2 (1.82%) Firewall
2 2 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.91%) DHCP
3 1 (0.91%) SSL
3 1 (0.91%) Internet
3 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (26.36%) MySQL
2 20 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 13 (11.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (8.18%) SSDT
5 7 (6.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (6.36%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.45%) MarkLogic
6 6 (5.45%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.64%) OLTP
8 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 36 (32.73%) JIRA
1 36 (32.73%) Selenium
2 31 (28.18%) WebDriver
3 25 (22.73%) Jenkins
4 17 (15.45%) SoapUI
5 15 (13.64%) JMeter
5 15 (13.64%) Visual Studio
6 12 (10.91%) TeamCity
7 9 (8.18%) LoadRunner
8 8 (7.27%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (6.36%) Git (software)
10 6 (5.45%) NeoLoad
11 5 (4.55%) JUnit
12 4 (3.64%) TestComplete
12 4 (3.64%) Maven
13 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.91%) NUnit
General
1 6 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (3.64%) Marketing
3 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.82%) Finance
3 2 (1.82%) Games
4 1 (0.91%) Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 20 (18.18%) Tester
2 16 (14.55%) Analyst
2 16 (14.55%) Administrator
2 16 (14.55%) Performance Tester
3 15 (13.64%) Test Analyst
3 15 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (11.82%) DBA
4 13 (11.82%) SQL DBA
4 13 (11.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 13 (11.82%) Linux Administrator
5 12 (10.91%) Agile Test Analyst
5 12 (10.91%) Developer
6 10 (9.09%) QA Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) SQL Server DBA
7 9 (8.18%) QA Manager
7 9 (8.18%) SQL Developer
8 8 (7.27%) SQL Database Developer
8 8 (7.27%) Development DBA
8 8 (7.27%) SQL Server Development DBA
8 8 (7.27%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.91%) Web Services
2 21 (19.09%) LAMP
3 10 (9.09%) J2EE
4 6 (5.45%) .NET
4 6 (5.45%) JSP
4 6 (5.45%) Struts
4 6 (5.45%) Hibernate
4 6 (5.45%) Spring
4 6 (5.45%) XML
4 6 (5.45%) JMS
4 6 (5.45%) REST
5 3 (2.73%) HTML
6 2 (1.82%) COM
6 2 (1.82%) CSS
6 2 (1.82%) FreeSWITCH
6 2 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.91%) Ajax
7 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.18%) Computer Science
2 27 (24.55%) Open Source
3 13 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.18%) Replication
5 6 (5.45%) Statistics
5 6 (5.45%) User Experience
6 5 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (4.55%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.73%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.82%) Xbox
9 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.27%) Linux
2 13 (11.82%) Debian
2 13 (11.82%) OpenBSD
3 6 (5.45%) Windows
4 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.82%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.91%) Android
6 1 (0.91%) CentOS
6 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.91%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (37.27%) Test Automation
3 30 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 28 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (24.55%) Performance Testing
6 23 (20.91%) Workflow
7 21 (19.09%) Software Testing
8 20 (18.18%) Test Strategy
9 19 (17.27%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (16.36%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (15.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (15.45%) Configuration Management
12 16 (14.55%) E-Commerce
13 13 (11.82%) Build Automation
14 12 (10.91%) Performance Monitoring
15 11 (10.00%) MVC
16 10 (9.09%) Scrum
17 9 (8.18%) Migration
17 9 (8.18%) Data Migration
18 8 (7.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (50.00%) SQL
2 48 (43.64%) Java
3 22 (20.00%) PHP
3 22 (20.00%) Python
4 21 (19.09%) JavaScript
5 19 (17.27%) T-SQL
6 17 (15.45%) C#
7 16 (14.55%) Bash Shell
8 13 (11.82%) Ruby
9 7 (6.36%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.82%) C++
10 2 (1.82%) Perl
10 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (28.18%) Degree
2 14 (12.73%) ISTQB
3 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.27%) ISEB
5 7 (6.36%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.36%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.64%) MCDBA
6 4 (3.64%) MCITP
7 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (23.64%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.82%) Dovecot
2 2 (1.82%) Kamailio
3 1 (0.91%) KVM
3 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.91%) Postfix
3 1 (0.91%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (13.64%) Puppet
2 3 (2.73%) Nagios
3 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.91%) Check_MK
4 1 (0.91%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (20.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.36%) Oracle
3 4 (3.64%) JBoss
4 3 (2.73%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.73%) Citrix
5 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.82%) Cisco
6 1 (0.91%) VMware
6 1 (0.91%) Telerik
6 1 (0.91%) Percona
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