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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 231 238 227
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 17 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.10% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.12% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 14
Median salary £32,500 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £55,000 £48,750
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4991 5141 5179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.72% 87.31% 84.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4180 4326 4261
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,000
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 27 September 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 27 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
Somerset +8 15 £32,367 -0.41%
Gloucestershire -9 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Bristol - 1 £45,000 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
2 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (70.59%) Performance Testing
4 23 (67.65%) ISEB
5 22 (64.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (64.71%) Software Testing
5 22 (64.71%) BDD
5 22 (64.71%) Waterfall
5 22 (64.71%) Non-Functional Testing
6 21 (61.76%) SpecFlow
6 21 (61.76%) Cucumber
6 21 (61.76%) Line Management
6 21 (61.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 21 (61.76%) ISTQB
6 21 (61.76%) Test Automation
6 21 (61.76%) Test Management
7 17 (50.00%) Security Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Process Management
8 6 (17.65%) VB6
8 6 (17.65%) C++
8 6 (17.65%) SQL
8 6 (17.65%) VB
8 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
8 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
9 5 (14.71%) Software Delivery
9 5 (14.71%) FinalBuilder
9 5 (14.71%) MFC
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle
9 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
9 5 (14.71%) VSS/SourceSafe

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 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) MS Access
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (64.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (61.76%) Cucumber
2 21 (61.76%) SpecFlow
3 5 (14.71%) FinalBuilder
3 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
3 5 (14.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (11.76%) Selenium
5 2 (5.88%) Babel
5 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.88%) Grunt
5 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 2 (5.88%) JSUnit
5 2 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (5.88%) webpack
6 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Analyst
1 23 (67.65%) Test Analyst
2 19 (55.88%) Senior Analyst
2 19 (55.88%) Senior Test Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Developer
4 5 (14.71%) C++ Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (5.88%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.94%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) MFC
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.88%) Aurelia
3 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
3 2 (5.88%) Chai
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) CSS3
3 2 (5.88%) HTML5
3 2 (5.88%) J2EE
3 2 (5.88%) jQuery
3 2 (5.88%) JSON
3 2 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (5.88%) LESS
3 2 (5.88%) REST
3 2 (5.88%) RESTful
3 2 (5.88%) Sass
3 2 (5.88%) WebSockets
4 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (70.59%) Performance Testing
3 22 (64.71%) BDD
3 22 (64.71%) Non-Functional Testing
3 22 (64.71%) Software Testing
3 22 (64.71%) Waterfall
4 21 (61.76%) Line Management
4 21 (61.76%) Test Automation
4 21 (61.76%) Test Management
5 17 (50.00%) Security Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Process Management
7 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
7 5 (14.71%) Software Delivery
8 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.82%) Analytics
9 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
9 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
10 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
10 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) C++
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
1 6 (17.65%) VB
1 6 (17.65%) VB6
2 5 (14.71%) VC++
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) PHP
3 2 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) ISEB
2 21 (61.76%) ISTQB
2 21 (61.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Google