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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 402 401 419
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 45 52 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.23% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.28% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 36 40 16
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,250 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
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
17336 18354 17093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.92% 80.54% 76.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14116 14344 13906
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +4 17 £50,000 - 3
Hampshire +17 15 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Berkshire +16 10 £35,000 +40.00%
Oxfordshire +3 2 £22,500 -50.00%
Middlesex - 1 £60,000 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (63.27%) Java
2 60 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (52.04%) Selenium
4 44 (44.90%) JavaScript
4 44 (44.90%) SQL
5 43 (43.88%) JMeter
6 38 (38.78%) QA
7 34 (34.69%) Test Scripting
8 33 (33.67%) Web Services
9 31 (31.63%) Test Automation
9 31 (31.63%) Software Testing
10 30 (30.61%) PHP
11 29 (29.59%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (29.59%) Jenkins
12 28 (28.57%) LAMP
13 27 (27.55%) User Acceptance Testing
13 27 (27.55%) WebDriver
14 26 (26.53%) Test Strategy
15 25 (25.51%) Software Engineering
16 24 (24.49%) ISTQB
16 24 (24.49%) Workflow
16 24 (24.49%) Linux
17 23 (23.47%) Windows
17 23 (23.47%) JIRA
18 22 (22.45%) HTML
19 20 (20.41%) SQL Server
20 17 (17.35%) Degree
20 17 (17.35%) Open Source
21 16 (16.33%) Security Cleared
21 16 (16.33%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 9 (9.18%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.08%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.08%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.08%) JBoss
2 4 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.06%) SAS
3 3 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.06%) IIS
3 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (1.02%) Apache
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.02%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) SaaS
2 6 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) Internet
2 6 (6.12%) Firewall
3 4 (4.08%) VPN
3 4 (4.08%) LDAP
3 4 (4.08%) LAN
3 4 (4.08%) VoIP
3 4 (4.08%) WAN
4 3 (3.06%) SMTP
4 3 (3.06%) DHCP
4 3 (3.06%) DNS
4 3 (3.06%) IP Telephony
4 3 (3.06%) VLAN
4 3 (3.06%) Network Security
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.02%) HSRP
5 1 (1.02%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.02%) IPsec
5 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.29%) MySQL
3 8 (8.16%) Big Data
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.02%) OLAP
6 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.02%) OLTP
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 51 (52.04%) Selenium
2 43 (43.88%) JMeter
3 29 (29.59%) Jenkins
4 27 (27.55%) WebDriver
5 23 (23.47%) JIRA
6 7 (7.14%) SoapUI
7 6 (6.12%) Zephyr
8 5 (5.10%) Moq
8 5 (5.10%) NUnit
8 5 (5.10%) LoadRunner
9 4 (4.08%) HP UFT
10 3 (3.06%) Eclipse
10 3 (3.06%) WebLogic Workshop
10 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.06%) Robot Framework
11 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
11 2 (2.04%) Hudson
11 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.04%) Subversion
11 2 (2.04%) WATIR
General
1 5 (5.10%) Retail
2 4 (4.08%) Finance
3 3 (3.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Marketing
4 1 (1.02%) Legal
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Electronics
4 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (24.49%) Analyst
2 21 (21.43%) Test Analyst
2 21 (21.43%) Developer
3 18 (18.37%) Software Engineer
4 17 (17.35%) Senior Software Engineer
5 13 (13.27%) Tester
6 9 (9.18%) Consultant
6 9 (9.18%) AWS Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Test Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Software Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) Performance Test Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Performance Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (3.06%) Test Manager
10 3 (3.06%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (33.67%) Web Services
2 28 (28.57%) LAMP
3 22 (22.45%) HTML
4 15 (15.31%) .NET
4 15 (15.31%) CSS
5 14 (14.29%) XML
6 10 (10.20%) jQuery
7 8 (8.16%) HTML5
7 8 (8.16%) REST
8 6 (6.12%) SOAP
9 3 (3.06%) XSL
9 3 (3.06%) JSON
9 3 (3.06%) Ajax
9 3 (3.06%) JMS
9 3 (3.06%) CSS3
10 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.04%) Middleware
10 2 (2.04%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.04%) XSLT
10 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.08%) Clustering
4 3 (3.06%) Online Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.06%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (3.06%) User Experience
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) DTV
5 1 (1.02%) Replication
5 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.49%) Linux
2 23 (23.47%) Windows
3 15 (15.31%) UNIX
4 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.08%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.08%) Android
5 4 (4.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.04%) webOS
7 1 (1.02%) Solaris
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.69%) Test Scripting
3 31 (31.63%) Software Testing
3 31 (31.63%) Test Automation
4 29 (29.59%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (27.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (26.53%) Test Strategy
7 25 (25.51%) Software Engineering
8 24 (24.49%) Workflow
9 17 (17.35%) Open Source
10 14 (14.29%) Cyber Security
11 13 (13.27%) Performance Testing
12 11 (11.22%) Integration Testing
12 11 (11.22%) System Testing
12 11 (11.22%) Automated Testing
13 9 (9.18%) User Stories
13 9 (9.18%) System Integration Testing
14 8 (8.16%) Mentoring
14 8 (8.16%) Manual Testing
15 7 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (63.27%) Java
2 44 (44.90%) JavaScript
2 44 (44.90%) SQL
3 30 (30.61%) PHP
4 16 (16.33%) Python
4 16 (16.33%) Ruby
5 15 (15.31%) C#
6 7 (7.14%) C++
7 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.02%) Perl
8 1 (1.02%) C
8 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (24.49%) ISTQB
2 17 (17.35%) Degree
3 16 (16.33%) Security Cleared
4 15 (15.31%) ISEB
5 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 12 (12.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.06%) MCSE
7 3 (3.06%) CCNP
8 2 (2.04%) CCNA
8 2 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.02%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (38.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.08%) Firmware
2 3 (3.06%) vSphere
2 3 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.08%) Puppet
2 4 (4.08%) Ansible
3 3 (3.06%) WSUS
4 2 (2.04%) Nagios
4 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.02%) SCCM
5 1 (1.02%) SCOM
5 1 (1.02%) Munin
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) VMware
3 4 (4.08%) HP
4 3 (3.06%) CommVault
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle
4 3 (3.06%) Cisco
5 2 (2.04%) Dell
5 2 (2.04%) EMC
6 1 (1.02%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.02%) Perforce
6 1 (1.02%) SAP
6 1 (1.02%) Temenos
6 1 (1.02%) Telerik
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