The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 398 419 384
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -35
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 50 20 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.091% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.12% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 39 16 58
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £51,250 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17483 16358 17452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.71% 74.64% 75.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13669 13271 14808
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 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Load Testing
England

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 1 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 1 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 +8 25 £50,000 +8.69% 4
Oxfordshire - 6 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 6 £32,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 4 £48,750 +95.00% 1
Kent - 4 £51,250 -
Berkshire -3 1 £25,000 +2.04%
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 47 (55.95%) SQL
2 35 (41.67%) Java
3 34 (40.48%) Test Automation
4 28 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 28 (33.33%) Degree
5 27 (32.14%) Open Source
6 25 (29.76%) Python
7 24 (28.57%) Selenium
8 23 (27.38%) Performance Testing
9 20 (23.81%) Test Scripting
9 20 (23.81%) Linux
9 20 (23.81%) JIRA
9 20 (23.81%) ISTQB
10 19 (22.62%) Capacity Planning
11 18 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (21.43%) Configuration Management
12 17 (20.24%) T-SQL
12 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
12 17 (20.24%) Puppet
13 16 (19.05%) Bash Shell
13 16 (19.05%) Test Strategy
13 16 (19.05%) MySQL
13 16 (19.05%) .NET
13 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
14 15 (17.86%) Workflow
14 15 (17.86%) Jenkins
14 15 (17.86%) WebDriver
15 14 (16.67%) QA
15 14 (16.67%) Build Automation
15 14 (16.67%) Debian

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.19%) nginx
4 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) SaaS
2 4 (4.76%) Trello
3 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.38%) CloudFront
4 2 (2.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) HTTP
2 3 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (1.19%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.19%) Firewall
3 1 (1.19%) RTP
3 1 (1.19%) Internet
3 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.19%) SSL
3 1 (1.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.05%) MySQL
3 8 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 7 (8.33%) SSDT
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.76%) OLTP
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.19%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (1.19%) MarkLogic
9 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 24 (28.57%) Selenium
2 20 (23.81%) JIRA
3 15 (17.86%) Jenkins
3 15 (17.86%) WebDriver
4 10 (11.90%) JMeter
5 9 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (10.71%) LoadRunner
6 7 (8.33%) SoapUI
7 5 (5.95%) JUnit
7 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.76%) Maven
8 4 (4.76%) TestComplete
9 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
10 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.19%) NUnit
General
1 7 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (5.95%) Marketing
3 2 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Administrator
2 17 (20.24%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (19.05%) Tester
4 14 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 14 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
5 12 (14.29%) Performance Tester
6 9 (10.71%) Developer
6 9 (10.71%) SQL DBA
6 9 (10.71%) DBA
7 8 (9.52%) Analyst
7 8 (9.52%) Test Manager
8 7 (8.33%) Test Analyst
8 7 (8.33%) SQL Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Senior Sales Consultant
9 5 (5.95%) Technical Sales Consultant
9 5 (5.95%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (5.95%) Sales Consultant
9 5 (5.95%) QA Manager
9 5 (5.95%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 5 (5.95%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.05%) .NET
2 13 (15.48%) Web Services
3 9 (10.71%) LAMP
4 4 (4.76%) J2EE
5 2 (2.38%) COM
5 2 (2.38%) CSS
5 2 (2.38%) HTML
5 2 (2.38%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.19%) REST
6 1 (1.19%) MapReduce
6 1 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.19%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (1.19%) Ajax
6 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.19%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 27 (32.14%) Open Source
3 9 (10.71%) Replication
4 5 (5.95%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.57%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.38%) Xbox
7 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.81%) Linux
2 14 (16.67%) Debian
2 14 (16.67%) OpenBSD
3 4 (4.76%) Windows
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.19%) Android
5 1 (1.19%) CentOS
5 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.19%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.48%) Test Automation
2 23 (27.38%) Performance Testing
3 20 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 19 (22.62%) Capacity Planning
5 18 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 16 (19.05%) Test Strategy
7 15 (17.86%) Workflow
8 14 (16.67%) Build Automation
9 12 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (13.10%) Software Testing
11 10 (11.90%) E-Commerce
12 9 (10.71%) Migration
12 9 (10.71%) Automated Testing
12 9 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (10.71%) Data Migration
13 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (9.52%) MVC
14 7 (8.33%) Security Testing
14 7 (8.33%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 47 (55.95%) SQL
2 35 (41.67%) Java
3 25 (29.76%) Python
4 17 (20.24%) T-SQL
5 16 (19.05%) Bash Shell
6 14 (16.67%) Ruby
7 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
7 10 (11.90%) PHP
8 8 (9.52%) PL/SQL
9 7 (8.33%) C#
10 3 (3.57%) Perl
10 3 (3.57%) C
11 2 (2.38%) C++
12 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (33.33%) Degree
2 20 (23.81%) ISTQB
3 9 (10.71%) ISEB
4 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.76%) MCDBA
6 4 (4.76%) MCITP
7 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Postfix
1 2 (2.38%) Sendmail
1 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.19%) KVM
2 1 (1.19%) Dovecot
2 1 (1.19%) Kamailio
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) vSphere
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (20.24%) Puppet
2 3 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.38%) Nagios
3 2 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.52%) Oracle
3 5 (5.95%) JBoss
4 3 (3.57%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.38%) Citrix
5 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.19%) Percona
6 1 (1.19%) Telerik
6 1 (1.19%) VMware
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco
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