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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 383 416 389
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -27
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 43 53 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 31 49 46
Median salary £41,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -2.43%
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
15047 17996 18124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.17% 85.39% 83.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12469 14956 14002
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Hampshire +4 14 £35,500 -38.26% 1
Surrey +23 12 £47,500 +18.75%
East Sussex - 8 £37,500 - 1
Kent - 7 £50,000 -
Berkshire +22 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 25 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.10%) Regression Testing
2 24 (38.10%) JIRA
3 21 (33.33%) Selenium
4 19 (30.16%) SQL
5 18 (28.57%) Web Services
5 18 (28.57%) HP
5 18 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 18 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (26.98%) QA
7 16 (25.40%) Test Automation
7 16 (25.40%) HP UFT
8 15 (23.81%) Oracle
8 15 (23.81%) Mentoring
9 14 (22.22%) Performance Testing
10 13 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (20.63%) Test Strategy
10 13 (20.63%) C#
10 13 (20.63%) Ruby
10 13 (20.63%) Telecoms
11 12 (19.05%) Functional Testing
11 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (19.05%) ISTQB
12 11 (17.46%) Puppet
12 11 (17.46%) Project Management
12 11 (17.46%) SOA
12 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
12 11 (17.46%) Linux
13 10 (15.87%) .NET
13 10 (15.87%) JavaScript

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 (6.35%) OpenStack
1 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.35%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (6.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.17%) Confluence
2 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.59%) CMS
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) InfoPath
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (6.35%) SaaS
3 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) Firewall
2 6 (9.52%) ATM
3 1 (1.59%) AMQP
3 1 (1.59%) SAN
3 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.59%) Hazelcast
2 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (38.10%) JIRA
2 21 (33.33%) Selenium
3 16 (25.40%) HP UFT
4 10 (15.87%) LoadRunner
5 7 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (9.52%) JUnit
7 5 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (7.94%) WATIR
7 5 (7.94%) WebDriver
8 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
8 4 (6.35%) Subversion
8 4 (6.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (4.76%) eggPlant
9 3 (4.76%) Robot Framework
9 3 (4.76%) SpecFlow
10 2 (3.17%) JMeter
10 2 (3.17%) Protractor
10 2 (3.17%) TestDirector
10 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.59%) WebLOAD
General
1 13 (20.63%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.35%) Finance
3 4 (6.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Law
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Analyst
1 12 (19.05%) Test Analyst
2 11 (17.46%) Test Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Test Manager
4 9 (14.29%) Developer
4 9 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Administrator
5 8 (12.70%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (12.70%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (12.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Linux Support
6 7 (11.11%) Linux Support Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Verification Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Verification Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) Web Services
2 10 (15.87%) .NET
3 7 (11.11%) CSS
3 7 (11.11%) HTML
4 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (6.35%) .NET Framework
5 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (6.35%) Entity Framework
5 4 (6.35%) HTML5
5 4 (6.35%) jQuery
5 4 (6.35%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (6.35%) LINQ
5 4 (6.35%) LINQ to SQL
5 4 (6.35%) REST
5 4 (6.35%) Silverlight
5 4 (6.35%) WCF
6 3 (4.76%) Phalcon
6 3 (4.76%) Silex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.35%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.35%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.59%) Life Science
6 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Linux
2 8 (12.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.10%) Regression Testing
3 18 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 16 (25.40%) Test Automation
5 15 (23.81%) Mentoring
6 14 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 13 (20.63%) Test Strategy
7 13 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (19.05%) Functional Testing
9 11 (17.46%) Project Management
9 11 (17.46%) SOA
10 10 (15.87%) Manual Testing
10 10 (15.87%) Test Planning
11 9 (14.29%) People Management
11 9 (14.29%) Quality Management
11 9 (14.29%) Supplier Management
12 8 (12.70%) MVC
12 8 (12.70%) TDD
12 8 (12.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.16%) SQL
2 13 (20.63%) C#
2 13 (20.63%) Ruby
3 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.70%) Java
5 7 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 6 (9.52%) Python
7 4 (6.35%) C++
7 4 (6.35%) PHP
7 4 (6.35%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.76%) Perl
9 2 (3.17%) C
10 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 10 (15.87%) Degree
3 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.35%) ISEB
5 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.98%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 18 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (17.46%) Puppet
3 7 (11.11%) Nagios
4 1 (1.59%) Ansible
4 1 (1.59%) Perfmon
4 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) HP
2 15 (23.81%) Oracle
3 9 (14.29%) Telerik
4 8 (12.70%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.94%) Atlassian
5 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.35%) DevExpress
7 3 (4.76%) VMware
7 3 (4.76%) Zend
8 2 (3.17%) SAP
9 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £50k + potential equity stake
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 20 days ago