The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Testing
England / South West
Rank 192 238 224
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -14
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 36 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.26% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 11
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +13.10%

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4507 5089 5198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 89.09% 88.70% 87.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3684 4198 4356
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,100 £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 West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 West

Load Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the South West region.

Load Testing Salary Trend in the South West

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in the South West

Load Testing
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Somerset +11 14 £32,500 +15.04%
Wiltshire +28 9 £60,000 +84.61%
Bristol - 7 £42,500 - 1
Devon +4 6 £43,750 +2.94%
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 47 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (77.59%) ISTQB
2 45 (77.59%) ISEB
2 45 (77.59%) BDD
3 44 (75.86%) Cucumber
4 32 (55.17%) Test Automation
4 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 32 (55.17%) Software Testing
5 31 (53.45%) Test Management
5 31 (53.45%) Waterfall
5 31 (53.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (53.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 31 (53.45%) SpecFlow
5 31 (53.45%) Non-Functional Testing
6 27 (46.55%) Security Testing
7 26 (44.83%) Performance Testing
8 19 (32.76%) SQL
9 18 (31.03%) Scrum
9 18 (31.03%) Line Management
10 17 (29.31%) QA
10 17 (29.31%) Selenium
11 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (27.59%) C#
12 15 (25.86%) Regression Testing
12 15 (25.86%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (24.14%) Exploratory Testing
13 14 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (22.41%) Java
14 13 (22.41%) Gatling
14 13 (22.41%) The Grinder

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (75.86%) Cucumber
2 31 (53.45%) SpecFlow
2 31 (53.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (29.31%) Selenium
4 13 (22.41%) Appium
4 13 (22.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (22.41%) Calabash
4 13 (22.41%) Gatling
4 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
4 13 (22.41%) The Grinder
5 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.17%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.45%) JIRA
7 2 (3.45%) NUnit
8 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Advertising
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Analyst
2 19 (32.76%) Test Analyst
3 15 (25.86%) Senior Analyst
3 15 (25.86%) Senior Test Analyst
4 13 (22.41%) Test Manager
5 11 (18.97%) Test Engineer
6 10 (17.24%) Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (15.52%) DBA
7 9 (15.52%) SQL DBA
8 6 (10.34%) SQL Server DBA
9 5 (8.62%) Administrator
9 5 (8.62%) Applications Manager
10 3 (5.17%) Senior DBA
10 3 (5.17%) Senior SQL DBA
10 3 (5.17%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Systems Test Analyst
11 2 (3.45%) QA Leader
11 2 (3.45%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (1.72%) RESTful
1 1 (1.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (77.59%) BDD
3 32 (55.17%) Software Testing
3 32 (55.17%) Test Automation
4 31 (53.45%) Non-Functional Testing
4 31 (53.45%) Test Management
4 31 (53.45%) Waterfall
5 27 (46.55%) Security Testing
6 26 (44.83%) Performance Testing
7 18 (31.03%) Line Management
7 18 (31.03%) Scrum
8 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (25.86%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (25.86%) Regression Testing
10 14 (24.14%) Exploratory Testing
10 14 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (22.41%) User Stories
12 11 (18.97%) Business Analysis
12 11 (18.97%) Problem Management
12 11 (18.97%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) SQL
2 16 (27.59%) C#
3 13 (22.41%) Java
4 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.45%) C
6 1 (1.72%) Perl
6 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (77.59%) ISEB
1 45 (77.59%) ISTQB
2 31 (53.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (17.24%) Security Cleared
4 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.31%) QA
2 6 (10.34%) ISO 9001
3 5 (8.62%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.72%) RedGate
Bristol, Avon
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