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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 428 420 448
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +28
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 18 53 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.094% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16 47 29
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £38,200 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
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
16336 17947 19870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.49% 84.50% 83.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13716 14135 15836
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -35 8 £35,000 -30.00%
Oxfordshire - 6 £26,500 - 1
Berkshire 0 2 £57,500 +21.05%
Hampshire +5 1 £37,500 -
Kent -2 1 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex -7 1 £35,000 +11.11%
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 31 (56.36%) SQL
2 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (43.64%) Oracle
4 22 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 22 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (38.18%) Finance
6 19 (34.55%) PL/SQL
6 19 (34.55%) HP
7 18 (32.73%) HP Quality Center
7 18 (32.73%) Test Automation
7 18 (32.73%) Selenium
8 17 (30.91%) Test Strategy
8 17 (30.91%) ISEB
8 17 (30.91%) Software Testing
9 16 (29.09%) QA
10 14 (25.45%) JIRA
10 14 (25.45%) Waterfall
10 14 (25.45%) Performance Testing
10 14 (25.45%) Manual Testing
10 14 (25.45%) V-Model
11 13 (23.64%) Functional Testing
12 12 (21.82%) Automation Testing
12 12 (21.82%) Mentoring
13 11 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
13 11 (20.00%) Regression Testing
13 11 (20.00%) HP UFT
13 11 (20.00%) Unix
14 10 (18.18%) E-Commerce
14 10 (18.18%) Java

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 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) JBoss
2 1 (1.82%) Node.js
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (5.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) DNS
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
1 1 (1.82%) NetScreen
1 1 (1.82%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.82%) SAN
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) Selenium
2 14 (25.45%) JIRA
3 11 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
5 5 (9.09%) JMeter
5 5 (9.09%) LoadRunner
5 5 (9.09%) TestDirector
6 4 (7.27%) Protractor
6 4 (7.27%) QARun
6 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
6 4 (7.27%) WinRunner
7 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.82%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.82%) JUnit
8 1 (1.82%) Subversion
8 1 (1.82%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.82%) WATIR
8 1 (1.82%) WebLOAD
General
1 21 (38.18%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Electronics
2 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.45%) Marketing
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Analyst
1 22 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 14 (25.45%) Senior Analyst
2 14 (25.45%) Senior Test Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Administrator
4 10 (18.18%) DBA
4 10 (18.18%) Development DBA
4 10 (18.18%) Manual Test Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
4 10 (18.18%) Oracle Development DBA
4 10 (18.18%) Test Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) Automation Test Analyst
5 9 (16.36%) Automation Test Lead
5 9 (16.36%) Lead Test Analyst
5 9 (16.36%) Software Test Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Test Leader
7 7 (12.73%) Tester
8 5 (9.09%) Consultant
9 4 (7.27%) QA Tester
9 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) Middleware
1 9 (16.36%) XML
2 6 (10.91%) .NET
2 6 (10.91%) Web Services
3 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.27%) LAMP
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.82%) HTML
4 1 (1.82%) HTML5
4 1 (1.82%) jQuery
4 1 (1.82%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.82%) LINQ
4 1 (1.82%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (1.82%) PostGIS
4 1 (1.82%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.82%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.27%) User Experience
3 3 (5.45%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Unix
2 6 (10.91%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 22 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (32.73%) Test Automation
4 17 (30.91%) Software Testing
4 17 (30.91%) Test Strategy
5 14 (25.45%) Manual Testing
5 14 (25.45%) Performance Testing
5 14 (25.45%) V-Model
5 14 (25.45%) Waterfall
6 13 (23.64%) Functional Testing
7 12 (21.82%) Automation Testing
7 12 (21.82%) Mentoring
8 11 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 10 (18.18%) E-Commerce
9 10 (18.18%) SOA
10 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (10.91%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) SQL
2 19 (34.55%) PL/SQL
3 10 (18.18%) Java
3 10 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 6 (10.91%) C#
4 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.27%) PHP
6 3 (5.45%) Python
6 3 (5.45%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.82%) C
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) Go
7 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.82%) VB
7 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) ISEB
2 10 (18.18%) OCP
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
3 7 (12.73%) Degree
3 7 (12.73%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 18 (32.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Oracle
2 19 (34.55%) HP
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) SAP
4 2 (3.64%) Telerik
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.82%) Juniper
5 1 (1.82%) VMware
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