The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 217 220 212
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 7 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.075% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.096% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 5
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £31,503
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.64%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4639 4186 4361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 79.91% 77.98% 77.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3856 3678 3713
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Load Testing
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 4 £32,500 -
Somerset - 2 £36,250 - 1
Dorset -8 1 £52,500 +110.00% 1
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (81.82%) ISEB
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Selenium
3 7 (63.64%) FitNesse
4 6 (54.55%) Automation Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
5 5 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (45.45%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) XML
6 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (36.36%) SilkTest
7 3 (27.27%) Degree
7 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
7 3 (27.27%) QA
7 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
7 3 (27.27%) JMeter
8 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
8 2 (18.18%) TDD
8 2 (18.18%) Scrum
8 2 (18.18%) Retail
8 2 (18.18%) SOAP
8 2 (18.18%) Web Services
8 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
8 2 (18.18%) OO
8 2 (18.18%) SOA
8 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
8 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 2 (18.18%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
1 7 (63.64%) FitNesse
2 5 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (36.36%) SilkTest
4 3 (27.27%) JMeter
4 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
5 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
5 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
5 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (9.09%) JIRA
6 1 (9.09%) Subversion
6 1 (9.09%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Automation Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) SOA
6 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) BDD
7 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
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