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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 382 400 384
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 60 22 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.10% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.14% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 42 18 59
Average salary £49,250 £44,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.93% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £36,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -0.68%
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
17719 16206 17322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.53% 76.26% 76.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13707 13145 14666
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 35 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 9 £41,250 +65.00% 1
Hampshire - 5 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £45,000 -
Kent - 4 £51,250 -
East Sussex - 2 £32,000 -
Berkshire -14 1 £25,000 -23.07%
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 54 (53.47%) SQL
2 44 (43.56%) Java
3 41 (40.59%) Test Automation
4 32 (31.68%) Selenium
5 30 (29.70%) Computer Science
5 30 (29.70%) Degree
5 30 (29.70%) JIRA
6 27 (26.73%) Open Source
7 26 (25.74%) Performance Testing
7 26 (25.74%) Test Scripting
7 26 (25.74%) MySQL
8 25 (24.75%) Python
8 25 (24.75%) WebDriver
9 23 (22.77%) Jenkins
9 23 (22.77%) Workflow
10 22 (21.78%) Linux
11 21 (20.79%) Web Services
11 21 (20.79%) Test Strategy
11 21 (20.79%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (20.79%) QA
12 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
12 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (18.81%) Configuration Management
13 19 (18.81%) PHP
13 19 (18.81%) ISTQB
13 19 (18.81%) Capacity Planning
14 18 (17.82%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
14 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
14 18 (17.82%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (3.96%) WebLogic
1 4 (3.96%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.97%) Apache
3 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.98%) IIS
3 2 (1.98%) Confluence
4 1 (0.99%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) SaaS
2 4 (3.96%) Trello
3 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.98%) CloudFront
4 2 (1.98%) Route 53
4 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.98%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) HTTP
2 3 (2.97%) DNS
3 2 (1.98%) RTP
3 2 (1.98%) Firewall
3 2 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.99%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.99%) SSL
4 1 (0.99%) Internet
4 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.99%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.74%) MySQL
2 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (7.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (7.92%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.93%) SSDT
6 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.96%) OLTP
7 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.97%) MarkLogic
8 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.99%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (31.68%) Selenium
2 30 (29.70%) JIRA
3 25 (24.75%) WebDriver
4 23 (22.77%) Jenkins
5 14 (13.86%) JMeter
6 13 (12.87%) SoapUI
7 11 (10.89%) Visual Studio
8 10 (9.90%) LoadRunner
9 9 (8.91%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (7.92%) TeamCity
11 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
11 5 (4.95%) JUnit
12 4 (3.96%) Maven
12 4 (3.96%) TestComplete
13 2 (1.98%) NeoLoad
14 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.99%) NUnit
General
1 7 (6.93%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (4.95%) Marketing
3 2 (1.98%) Games
4 1 (0.99%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.99%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (18.81%) Tester
2 18 (17.82%) Administrator
3 17 (16.83%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (14.85%) Performance Tester
5 14 (13.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 14 (13.86%) Linux Administrator
6 13 (12.87%) Analyst
7 12 (11.88%) Test Analyst
8 11 (10.89%) DBA
8 11 (10.89%) SQL DBA
9 9 (8.91%) Test Manager
9 9 (8.91%) Developer
10 8 (7.92%) QA Manager
10 8 (7.92%) QA Engineer
10 8 (7.92%) Agile Test Analyst
11 7 (6.93%) SQL Developer
12 6 (5.94%) SQL Database Developer
12 6 (5.94%) Automation Engineer
12 6 (5.94%) Database Developer
12 6 (5.94%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.79%) Web Services
2 18 (17.82%) LAMP
3 12 (11.88%) .NET
4 6 (5.94%) J2EE
5 3 (2.97%) HTML
5 3 (2.97%) REST
6 2 (1.98%) JMS
6 2 (1.98%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.98%) FreeSWITCH
6 2 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.98%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.98%) Spring
6 2 (1.98%) XML
6 2 (1.98%) COM
6 2 (1.98%) CSS
6 2 (1.98%) JSP
6 2 (1.98%) Struts
7 1 (0.99%) Swing
7 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.99%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 30 (29.70%) Computer Science
2 27 (26.73%) Open Source
3 9 (8.91%) Replication
4 5 (4.95%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.97%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.98%) Xbox
6 2 (1.98%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.98%) Statistics
7 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.78%) Linux
2 14 (13.86%) Debian
2 14 (13.86%) OpenBSD
3 6 (5.94%) Windows
4 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.99%) Android
6 1 (0.99%) CentOS
6 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.99%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.59%) Test Automation
2 26 (25.74%) Test Scripting
2 26 (25.74%) Performance Testing
3 23 (22.77%) Workflow
4 21 (20.79%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (20.79%) Test Strategy
5 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (18.81%) Configuration Management
6 19 (18.81%) Capacity Planning
7 18 (17.82%) Software Testing
7 18 (17.82%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (14.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (13.86%) Build Automation
10 12 (11.88%) E-Commerce
11 10 (9.90%) Automated Testing
12 9 (8.91%) MVC
12 9 (8.91%) Migration
12 9 (8.91%) Data Migration
13 8 (7.92%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (6.93%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 54 (53.47%) SQL
2 44 (43.56%) Java
3 25 (24.75%) Python
4 19 (18.81%) PHP
5 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
6 17 (16.83%) T-SQL
6 17 (16.83%) Bash Shell
7 14 (13.86%) Ruby
8 13 (12.87%) C#
9 8 (7.92%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.97%) Perl
10 3 (2.97%) C
11 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.98%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (29.70%) Degree
2 19 (18.81%) ISTQB
3 10 (9.90%) ISEB
4 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.96%) MCITP
6 4 (3.96%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.79%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.98%) Postfix
2 2 (1.98%) Sendmail
2 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.98%) Dovecot
2 2 (1.98%) Kamailio
3 1 (0.99%) KVM
3 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (16.83%) Puppet
2 3 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.97%) Nagios
3 2 (1.98%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.99%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.92%) Oracle
3 5 (4.95%) JBoss
4 3 (2.97%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.97%) Citrix
5 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.98%) Cisco
6 1 (0.99%) VMware
6 1 (0.99%) Telerik
6 1 (0.99%) Percona
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