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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 384 426 426
Rank change year-on-year
+42 0
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 58 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.055% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.069% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 42 11 12
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £36,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £65,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -14.11%
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
17555 17275 18185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.09% 79.52% 77.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13975 13761 15653
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 £65,000 £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 17 December 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 17 December 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
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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 +27 36 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Buckinghamshire - 16 £41,500 -
Berkshire +8 4 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £55,000 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 79 (62.70%) SQL
2 69 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (50.79%) Java
4 55 (43.65%) JIRA
5 52 (41.27%) Test Automation
6 50 (39.68%) Selenium
7 43 (34.13%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (33.33%) QA
8 42 (33.33%) WebDriver
9 41 (32.54%) PHP
9 41 (32.54%) Test Scripting
10 40 (31.75%) MySQL
10 40 (31.75%) Web Services
11 38 (30.16%) LAMP
12 37 (29.37%) JavaScript
13 36 (28.57%) Workflow
14 35 (27.78%) Microsoft
14 35 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
14 35 (27.78%) Jenkins
15 33 (26.19%) JMeter
16 32 (25.40%) SQL Server
16 32 (25.40%) Software Testing
16 32 (25.40%) Test Strategy
17 28 (22.22%) Performance Testing
18 27 (21.43%) T-SQL
19 23 (18.25%) MS Excel
19 23 (18.25%) Performance Tuning
19 23 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (17.46%) Windows
21 21 (16.67%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 6 (4.76%) Confluence
2 5 (3.97%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.97%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.97%) JBoss
3 4 (3.17%) IIS
4 3 (2.38%) Apache
5 2 (1.59%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.79%) nginx
Applications
1 23 (18.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) SaaS
2 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.59%) Trello
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) Internet
2 6 (4.76%) HTTP
3 5 (3.97%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.17%) LDAP
5 3 (2.38%) SSL
5 3 (2.38%) DNS
6 1 (0.79%) Network Security
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.79%) Firewall
6 1 (0.79%) RTP
6 1 (0.79%) DHCP
6 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.75%) MySQL
2 32 (25.40%) SQL Server
3 18 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (11.90%) SSDT
5 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (5.56%) MarkLogic
5 7 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.17%) OLTP
7 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 55 (43.65%) JIRA
2 50 (39.68%) Selenium
3 42 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 35 (27.78%) Jenkins
5 33 (26.19%) JMeter
6 21 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 19 (15.08%) SoapUI
8 13 (10.32%) TeamCity
9 9 (7.14%) Git (software)
10 8 (6.35%) NeoLoad
11 7 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (5.56%) LoadRunner
12 5 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (3.17%) WebLogic Workshop
13 4 (3.17%) Eclipse
14 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
15 2 (1.59%) JUnit
15 2 (1.59%) Subversion
15 2 (1.59%) Trac
General
1 6 (4.76%) Banking
1 6 (4.76%) Marketing
2 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.17%) Finance
3 2 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.59%) Games
4 1 (0.79%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (16.67%) Developer
2 20 (15.87%) Tester
3 17 (13.49%) Software Engineer
4 16 (12.70%) Analyst
4 16 (12.70%) DBA
4 16 (12.70%) SQL DBA
5 15 (11.90%) SQL Developer
5 15 (11.90%) Test Analyst
6 14 (11.11%) Database Developer
6 14 (11.11%) QA Engineer
6 14 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
6 14 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
6 14 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
6 14 (11.11%) SQL Database Developer
6 14 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
7 13 (10.32%) Test Engineer
8 12 (9.52%) Performance Tester
8 12 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
8 12 (9.52%) Development DBA
8 12 (9.52%) SQL Server Development DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (31.75%) Web Services
2 38 (30.16%) LAMP
3 12 (9.52%) JMS
4 11 (8.73%) HTML
5 9 (7.14%) J2EE
6 8 (6.35%) Struts
6 8 (6.35%) XML
6 8 (6.35%) JSP
6 8 (6.35%) Hibernate
6 8 (6.35%) Spring
7 7 (5.56%) REST
8 6 (4.76%) .NET
9 5 (3.97%) CSS
10 4 (3.17%) SOAP
10 4 (3.17%) CSS3
10 4 (3.17%) HTML5
10 4 (3.17%) jQuery
10 4 (3.17%) JSON
11 3 (2.38%) Ajax
11 3 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (12.70%) Open Source
3 14 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.35%) User Experience
4 8 (6.35%) Replication
4 8 (6.35%) Statistics
5 5 (3.97%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.17%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (3.17%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.38%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.59%) Xbox
8 2 (1.59%) Life Science
9 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.46%) Windows
2 13 (10.32%) Linux
3 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.17%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.38%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.79%) CentOS
5 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.79%) Debian
5 1 (0.79%) OpenBSD
5 1 (0.79%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (41.27%) Test Automation
3 43 (34.13%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (32.54%) Test Scripting
5 36 (28.57%) Workflow
6 35 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 32 (25.40%) Test Strategy
7 32 (25.40%) Software Testing
8 28 (22.22%) Performance Testing
9 23 (18.25%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (14.29%) MVC
11 14 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (10.32%) Scrum
12 13 (10.32%) E-Commerce
12 13 (10.32%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (9.52%) Unit Testing
14 10 (7.94%) Automated Testing
15 9 (7.14%) Load Balancing
15 9 (7.14%) Mentoring
16 8 (6.35%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 79 (62.70%) SQL
2 64 (50.79%) Java
3 41 (32.54%) PHP
4 37 (29.37%) JavaScript
5 27 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 19 (15.08%) C#
7 11 (8.73%) Python
8 8 (6.35%) Ruby
9 5 (3.97%) C++
10 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.79%) Perl
11 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (12.70%) Degree
3 13 (10.32%) ISTQB
4 9 (7.14%) ISEB
5 5 (3.97%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.17%) MCDBA
6 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.17%) MCITP
6 4 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.76%) vSphere
2 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.79%) KVM
3 1 (0.79%) Dovecot
3 1 (0.79%) Kamailio
3 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Nagios
1 2 (1.59%) Puppet
2 1 (0.79%) Check_MK
2 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.56%) Oracle
3 4 (3.17%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.17%) VMware
4 3 (2.38%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.59%) Citrix
6 1 (0.79%) Percona
6 1 (0.79%) Temenos
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco
6 1 (0.79%) IBM
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