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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 414 417 437
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +20
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 34 47 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.23% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.27% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 34 38 8
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +24.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £60,750 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
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
16458 17569 17093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.52% 84.16% 83.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13939 14185 13396
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average 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 £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +9 27 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Oxfordshire - 3 £41,000 - 3
Berkshire -10 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £50,000 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 59 (64.84%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (59.34%) SQL
3 44 (48.35%) Selenium
4 37 (40.66%) Test Automation
5 30 (32.97%) Test Scripting
5 30 (32.97%) QA
6 28 (30.77%) Java
6 28 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 27 (29.67%) C#
7 27 (29.67%) .NET
8 26 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 26 (28.57%) Software Testing
8 26 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 25 (27.47%) JIRA
9 25 (27.47%) Test Strategy
9 25 (27.47%) Oracle
10 24 (26.37%) E-Commerce
11 23 (25.27%) PL/SQL
11 23 (25.27%) Automated Testing
11 23 (25.27%) Scrum
11 23 (25.27%) Performance Testing
12 22 (24.18%) ISEB
13 21 (23.08%) HP
14 20 (21.98%) SQL Server
14 20 (21.98%) Unix
15 19 (20.88%) HP UFT
15 19 (20.88%) MVC
15 19 (20.88%) LAMP
15 19 (20.88%) Jenkins
16 18 (19.78%) HP Quality Center

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (5.49%) Apache
2 3 (3.30%) IIS
2 3 (3.30%) JBoss
3 2 (2.20%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (3.30%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (3.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.19%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.98%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.58%) Oracle Database
3 15 (16.48%) MySQL
4 14 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (4.40%) Big Data
6 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.20%) Redis
8 1 (1.10%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 44 (48.35%) Selenium
2 25 (27.47%) JIRA
3 19 (20.88%) HP UFT
3 19 (20.88%) Jenkins
4 17 (18.68%) JMeter
5 13 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 12 (13.19%) Protractor
6 12 (13.19%) Visual Studio
7 11 (12.09%) Moq
7 11 (12.09%) NUnit
8 6 (6.59%) LoadRunner
9 5 (5.49%) TestComplete
10 4 (4.40%) Git (software)
11 3 (3.30%) Rational Robot
12 2 (2.20%) JUnit
12 2 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (2.20%) QARun
12 2 (2.20%) Subversion
12 2 (2.20%) TestDirector
12 2 (2.20%) WinRunner
General
1 18 (19.78%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Retail
3 5 (5.49%) Marketing
4 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.30%) Electronics
6 2 (2.20%) Automotive
6 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.10%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 30 (32.97%) Analyst
1 30 (32.97%) Test Analyst
2 21 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 19 (20.88%) Senior Software Engineer
4 17 (18.68%) Test Engineer
5 14 (15.38%) Administrator
5 14 (15.38%) DBA
5 14 (15.38%) Development DBA
5 14 (15.38%) Oracle DBA
5 14 (15.38%) Oracle Development DBA
5 14 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
6 12 (13.19%) Lead Test Analyst
6 12 (13.19%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (13.19%) Senior Test Analyst
7 11 (12.09%) Senior Test Engineer
7 11 (12.09%) Software Analyst
7 11 (12.09%) Software Test Analyst
8 10 (10.99%) Manual Test Analyst
8 10 (10.99%) Senior Software Test Engineer
9 9 (9.89%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.67%) .NET
2 19 (20.88%) LAMP
3 18 (19.78%) HTML
3 18 (19.78%) Web Services
4 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET
4 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (15.38%) CSS
5 14 (15.38%) XML
6 13 (14.29%) jQuery
7 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 9 (9.89%) Middleware
8 6 (6.59%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.20%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.20%) Swing
9 2 (2.20%) Symfony
9 2 (2.20%) XML Messaging
9 2 (2.20%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.40%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.20%) Copywriting
4 2 (2.20%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.20%) Social Media
4 2 (2.20%) User Experience
5 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.98%) Unix
2 15 (16.48%) Linux
3 12 (13.19%) Windows
4 3 (3.30%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (64.84%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (40.66%) Test Automation
3 30 (32.97%) Test Scripting
4 26 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 26 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 26 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (27.47%) Test Strategy
6 24 (26.37%) E-Commerce
7 23 (25.27%) Automated Testing
7 23 (25.27%) Performance Testing
7 23 (25.27%) Scrum
8 19 (20.88%) MVC
9 17 (18.68%) Functional Testing
10 16 (17.58%) Automation Testing
10 16 (17.58%) Manual Testing
11 14 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (14.29%) Workflow
13 12 (13.19%) SDLC
14 11 (12.09%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 54 (59.34%) SQL
2 28 (30.77%) Java
2 28 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 27 (29.67%) C#
4 23 (25.27%) PL/SQL
5 18 (19.78%) PHP
6 14 (15.38%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.40%) Ruby
8 2 (2.20%) Python
9 1 (1.10%) C
9 1 (1.10%) VB
9 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (24.18%) ISEB
2 14 (15.38%) OCP
2 14 (15.38%) Oracle Certification
3 9 (9.89%) Degree
4 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.49%) ISTQB
6 4 (4.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (32.97%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (19.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (27.47%) Oracle
2 21 (23.08%) HP
3 18 (19.78%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.30%) SAP
5 2 (2.20%) Telerik
5 2 (2.20%) Zend
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