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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 216 244 228
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -16
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 18 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.19% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.22% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 4
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4665 5070 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 86.65% 85.96% 85.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3892 4277 4233
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 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
Gloucestershire 0 8 £42,500 +13.33%
Somerset -3 8 £32,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £43,750 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 West region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Performance Testing
3 14 (43.75%) SQL
4 12 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (34.38%) ISEB
6 9 (28.13%) Test Management
6 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
6 9 (28.13%) Cucumber
6 9 (28.13%) SpecFlow
6 9 (28.13%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Line Management
7 8 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (25.00%) BDD
7 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
8 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
8 7 (21.88%) Security Testing
9 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
9 6 (18.75%) VB6
9 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
9 6 (18.75%) VB
9 6 (18.75%) C++
9 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
9 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.13%) Drupal
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) IPsec
1 1 (3.13%) TETRA
1 1 (3.13%) VLAN
1 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) MS Access
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (28.13%) Cucumber
2 9 (28.13%) SpecFlow
3 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
4 5 (15.63%) FinalBuilder
4 5 (15.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (6.25%) Babel
5 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.25%) Grunt
5 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
5 2 (6.25%) JSUnit
5 2 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (6.25%) NUnit
5 2 (6.25%) Selenium
5 2 (6.25%) webpack
6 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.13%) GitLab
6 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
1 12 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Senior Test Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) C++ Developer
4 5 (15.63%) DBA
4 5 (15.63%) SQL DBA
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (12.50%) IT Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (6.25%) HTML Developer
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) MFC
2 4 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.25%) Aurelia
4 2 (6.25%) Backbone.js
4 2 (6.25%) Chai
4 2 (6.25%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) CSS3
4 2 (6.25%) HTML5
4 2 (6.25%) J2EE
4 2 (6.25%) jQuery
4 2 (6.25%) JSON
4 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (6.25%) LESS
4 2 (6.25%) REST
4 2 (6.25%) RESTful
4 2 (6.25%) Sass
4 2 (6.25%) WebSockets
5 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.25%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Debian
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Performance Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Line Management
3 9 (28.13%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Test Management
3 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
4 8 (25.00%) BDD
4 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (21.88%) Security Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (15.63%) ETL
7 5 (15.63%) High Availability
7 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (15.63%) Process Management
7 5 (15.63%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) C++
2 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
2 6 (18.75%) VB
2 6 (18.75%) VB6
3 5 (15.63%) C#
3 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
3 5 (15.63%) VC++
4 3 (9.38%) PHP
4 3 (9.38%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
5 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) ISEB
2 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO 14001
1 5 (15.63%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) RedGate
3 2 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) Veeam
4 1 (3.13%) VMware