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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 420 409 435
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +26
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 21 47 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.26% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 15 36 37
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
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
15928 17760 18969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.23% 85.46% 83.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13386 14413 14931
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Load Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +15 9 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Berkshire -5 5 - -
Oxfordshire -14 3 £28,250 +25.55%
Kent - 3 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex -1 2 £35,000 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £33,500 - 1
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Load Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 19 (47.50%) SQL
2 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (32.50%) QA
4 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
5 12 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 12 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 12 (30.00%) Functional Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Finance
6 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
7 10 (25.00%) Web Services
7 10 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 10 (25.00%) Degree
7 10 (25.00%) Selenium
7 10 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (22.50%) Test Strategy
8 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
8 9 (22.50%) JIRA
8 9 (22.50%) Oracle
9 8 (20.00%) HP UFT
9 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
9 8 (20.00%) Workflow
10 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
10 7 (17.50%) HP
10 7 (17.50%) Java
10 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
11 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
11 6 (15.00%) SharePoint

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) InfoPath
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) AMQP
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) NetScreen
1 1 (2.50%) SAN
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.50%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Selenium
2 9 (22.50%) JIRA
3 8 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (12.50%) LoadRunner
6 4 (10.00%) JMeter
6 4 (10.00%) Protractor
6 4 (10.00%) Subversion
6 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (10.00%) TestDirector
6 4 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (10.00%) WebDriver
7 2 (5.00%) QARun
7 2 (5.00%) WinRunner
8 1 (2.50%) AQtime
8 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.50%) Gatling
8 1 (2.50%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.50%) JUnit
8 1 (2.50%) WebLOAD
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Electronics
2 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.00%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
1 13 (32.50%) Test Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 5 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 5 (12.50%) Tester
6 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Automation Tester
6 4 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Software Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) CSS
2 5 (12.50%) HTML
3 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (10.00%) HTML5
3 4 (10.00%) jQuery
3 4 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (10.00%) LAMP
3 4 (10.00%) LINQ
3 4 (10.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 4 (10.00%) Silverlight
3 4 (10.00%) WCF
4 2 (5.00%) Middleware
5 1 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (10.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 12 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 12 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 10 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 10 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
5 9 (22.50%) Test Strategy
6 8 (20.00%) Workflow
7 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
8 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (12.50%) MVC
9 5 (12.50%) Open Source
9 5 (12.50%) Project Management
9 5 (12.50%) SOA
9 5 (12.50%) TDD
9 5 (12.50%) V-Model
9 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.50%) Java
4 5 (12.50%) C#
4 5 (12.50%) PHP
4 5 (12.50%) Python
4 5 (12.50%) Ruby
5 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) Go
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (15.00%) ISEB
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) Perfmon
2 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) HP
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.00%) DevExpress
4 4 (10.00%) SAP
4 4 (10.00%) Telerik
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) Juniper
5 1 (2.50%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Zend
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