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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 230 219 214
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 11 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.019% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.023% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 5
Average salary £31,500 - £27,826
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 - £26,430
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 - £29,130
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
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
5183 4377 4125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.57% 82.17% 75.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4257 3804 3595
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 October 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Somerset - 5 £31,000 - 2
Gloucestershire - 4 £51,250 - 1
Wiltshire -6 2 £37,500 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
3 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 6 (37.50%) ISEB
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
4 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Test Management
4 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (31.25%) Line Management
5 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (25.00%) Spring
5 4 (25.00%) JSF
5 4 (25.00%) IBM
5 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (25.00%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) Ajax
5 4 (25.00%) Spring Web Flow
5 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (25.00%) XML
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) JMeter
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
1 4 (25.00%) XML
1 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (25.00%) Spring
1 4 (25.00%) JSF
1 4 (25.00%) Ajax
1 4 (25.00%) Spring Web Flow
1 4 (25.00%) JPA
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Test Management
3 5 (31.25%) Waterfall
3 5 (31.25%) Line Management
3 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) Coaching
7 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) AspectJ
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISEB
1 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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