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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 398 420 423
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +3
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 45 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.16% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 34 29 16
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +18.42%
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
17569 18419 16955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.77% 80.19% 76.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14075 14646 13887
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 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +21 27 £50,000 - 4
Hampshire -1 10 £60,000 +33.33%
Berkshire - 5 £35,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +9 2 £22,500 -55.00%
West Sussex - 1 £31,500 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 70 (69.31%) Java
2 62 (61.39%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (58.42%) SQL
4 57 (56.44%) Selenium
5 52 (51.49%) JMeter
6 48 (47.52%) JavaScript
7 45 (44.55%) Web Services
8 41 (40.59%) Test Automation
9 40 (39.60%) QA
9 40 (39.60%) PHP
10 38 (37.62%) LAMP
11 37 (36.63%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (34.65%) WebDriver
12 35 (34.65%) Test Scripting
12 35 (34.65%) Jenkins
13 31 (30.69%) JIRA
14 30 (29.70%) Software Testing
15 29 (28.71%) User Acceptance Testing
16 28 (27.72%) Workflow
17 27 (26.73%) Test Strategy
18 26 (25.74%) Software Engineering
19 24 (23.76%) Ruby
19 24 (23.76%) Open Source
19 24 (23.76%) Windows
19 24 (23.76%) Linux
20 21 (20.79%) HTML
20 21 (20.79%) Python
20 21 (20.79%) ISTQB
21 20 (19.80%) MySQL
22 16 (15.84%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (6.93%) CMS
1 7 (6.93%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.96%) Apache ServiceMix
2 4 (3.96%) Apache
3 3 (2.97%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.97%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.97%) JBoss
4 2 (1.98%) SAS
4 2 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.98%) IIS
5 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.89%) SaaS
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) Firewall
2 4 (3.96%) Internet
3 3 (2.97%) LAN
3 3 (2.97%) VoIP
3 3 (2.97%) WAN
3 3 (2.97%) VPN
4 2 (1.98%) DNS
4 2 (1.98%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.98%) VLAN
4 2 (1.98%) SMTP
4 2 (1.98%) DHCP
4 2 (1.98%) Network Security
4 2 (1.98%) LDAP
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.99%) HSRP
5 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.99%) MPLS
5 1 (0.99%) BGP
5 1 (0.99%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.80%) MySQL
2 14 (13.86%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.93%) Big Data
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.99%) OLAP
6 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.99%) OLTP
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 57 (56.44%) Selenium
2 52 (51.49%) JMeter
3 35 (34.65%) WebDriver
3 35 (34.65%) Jenkins
4 31 (30.69%) JIRA
5 5 (4.95%) Subversion
5 5 (4.95%) Zephyr
6 4 (3.96%) Trac
6 4 (3.96%) SoapUI
6 4 (3.96%) LoadRunner
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.97%) Robot Framework
7 3 (2.97%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.98%) WATIR
8 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.98%) WebLogic Workshop
9 1 (0.99%) JUnit
9 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (3.96%) Finance
2 2 (1.98%) Banking
3 1 (0.99%) Marketing
3 1 (0.99%) Legal
3 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.99%) Electronics
3 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (27.72%) Developer
2 20 (19.80%) Software Engineer
3 19 (18.81%) Analyst
4 16 (15.84%) Test Analyst
5 15 (14.85%) Senior Software Engineer
6 12 (11.88%) Tester
6 12 (11.88%) AWS Developer
7 10 (9.90%) Test Engineer
8 8 (7.92%) Consultant
9 7 (6.93%) Web Developer
9 7 (6.93%) Performance Engineer
9 7 (6.93%) Performance Test Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Software Consultant
11 4 (3.96%) Agile Test Analyst
11 4 (3.96%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (2.97%) Support Engineer
12 3 (2.97%) Test Manager
12 3 (2.97%) Technical Engineer
13 2 (1.98%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (44.55%) Web Services
2 38 (37.62%) LAMP
3 21 (20.79%) HTML
4 14 (13.86%) .NET
5 12 (11.88%) XML
6 11 (10.89%) CSS
7 9 (8.91%) jQuery
8 7 (6.93%) Middleware
8 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET
8 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (6.93%) HTML5
9 6 (5.94%) REST
10 4 (3.96%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (2.97%) SOAP
12 2 (1.98%) XSLT
12 2 (1.98%) JMS
12 2 (1.98%) CSS3
12 2 (1.98%) JSON
13 1 (0.99%) XSL
13 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.97%) Clustering
4 2 (1.98%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.98%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.98%) User Experience
5 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.99%) DTV
5 1 (0.99%) Replication
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.76%) Windows
1 24 (23.76%) Linux
2 12 (11.88%) UNIX
3 9 (8.91%) Apple iOS
3 9 (8.91%) Android
4 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.98%) webOS
7 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (61.39%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (40.59%) Test Automation
3 37 (36.63%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (34.65%) Test Scripting
5 30 (29.70%) Software Testing
6 29 (28.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 28 (27.72%) Workflow
8 27 (26.73%) Test Strategy
9 26 (25.74%) Software Engineering
10 24 (23.76%) Open Source
11 15 (14.85%) Performance Testing
12 13 (12.87%) Mentoring
13 12 (11.88%) Cyber Security
14 11 (10.89%) Web Development
15 10 (9.90%) System Testing
16 9 (8.91%) Integration Testing
16 9 (8.91%) Automated Testing
17 8 (7.92%) User Stories
18 7 (6.93%) Responsive Web Design
18 7 (6.93%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (69.31%) Java
2 59 (58.42%) SQL
3 48 (47.52%) JavaScript
4 40 (39.60%) PHP
5 24 (23.76%) Ruby
6 21 (20.79%) Python
7 14 (13.86%) C#
8 7 (6.93%) C++
9 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.99%) C
11 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (20.79%) ISTQB
2 16 (15.84%) Degree
3 14 (13.86%) Security Cleared
4 12 (11.88%) SC Cleared
4 12 (11.88%) ISEB
5 11 (10.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.97%) CCNP
7 2 (1.98%) CCNA
7 2 (1.98%) MCSE
7 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.99%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (39.60%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.97%) Firmware
2 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.98%) vSphere
2 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.97%) Puppet
3 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.98%) Ansible
3 2 (1.98%) WSUS
4 1 (0.99%) SCCM
4 1 (0.99%) SCOM
4 1 (0.99%) Munin
4 1 (0.99%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.93%) VMware
3 5 (4.95%) Oracle
4 3 (2.97%) HP
5 2 (1.98%) CommVault
5 2 (1.98%) Cisco
6 1 (0.99%) Telerik
6 1 (0.99%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.99%) Dell
6 1 (0.99%) EMC
6 1 (0.99%) SAP
6 1 (0.99%) Temenos
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