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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 216 220 212
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 20 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.074% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.091% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 23
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
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
5041 4401 4420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.45% 81.74% 78.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4244 3715 3901
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
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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
Gloucestershire - 10 £32,000 - 1
Devon +7 7 - - 1
Somerset - 2 £31,000 -
Bristol - 1 £40,000 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 19 (61.29%) Performance Testing
2 15 (48.39%) Security Testing
2 15 (48.39%) ISTQB
3 14 (45.16%) Software Testing
3 14 (45.16%) ISEB
4 13 (41.94%) SQL
5 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
6 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
6 10 (32.26%) Mentoring
7 9 (29.03%) Coaching
7 9 (29.03%) .NET
7 9 (29.03%) T-SQL
7 9 (29.03%) C#
7 9 (29.03%) Finance
7 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (25.81%) Changepoint
8 8 (25.81%) IIS
8 8 (25.81%) Web Services
8 8 (25.81%) XML
8 8 (25.81%) WSDL
8 8 (25.81%) XML Schema
8 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
8 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (25.81%) .NET Framework
9 7 (22.58%) MVC
9 7 (22.58%) Statistics
9 7 (22.58%) LINQ

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (25.81%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) PuTTY
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
1 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (3.23%) NAS
1 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (22.58%) LoadRunner
3 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
1 15 (48.39%) Test Analyst
2 14 (45.16%) Senior Analyst
2 14 (45.16%) Senior Test Analyst
3 12 (38.71%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
4 5 (16.13%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Tester
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Tester
8 1 (3.23%) IT Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
2 8 (25.81%) Web Services
2 8 (25.81%) XML
2 8 (25.81%) WSDL
2 8 (25.81%) XML Schema
2 8 (25.81%) .NET Framework
3 7 (22.58%) LINQ
3 7 (22.58%) ADO.NET
3 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
3 7 (22.58%) COM+
3 7 (22.58%) XHTML
3 7 (22.58%) XSL
3 7 (22.58%) XSLT
3 7 (22.58%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Statistics
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Performance Testing
2 15 (48.39%) Security Testing
3 14 (45.16%) Software Testing
4 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
5 10 (32.26%) Mentoring
6 9 (29.03%) Coaching
7 7 (22.58%) MVC
7 7 (22.58%) Test Management
7 7 (22.58%) Line Management
7 7 (22.58%) People Management
7 7 (22.58%) Waterfall
8 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.45%) ETL
9 2 (6.45%) Cyber Security
10 1 (3.23%) Automation Testing
10 1 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
10 1 (3.23%) System Testing
10 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) T-SQL
2 9 (29.03%) C#
3 7 (22.58%) C
3 7 (22.58%) C++
3 7 (22.58%) VB
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) PHP
3 7 (22.58%) VB6
4 3 (9.68%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) ISTQB
2 14 (45.16%) ISEB
3 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
4 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
4 7 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.23%) MCITP
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.23%) MCTS
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP SIM
1 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) F5
2 1 (3.23%) VMware
2 1 (3.23%) McAfee
2 1 (3.23%) HP
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