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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 207 240 251
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +11
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 27 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 10
Median salary £33,750 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +8.23%
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
4600 5099 5625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.95% 88.74% 85.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3823 4289 4625
Median salary £43,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 5 December 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 5 December 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 - 19 £32,500 -
Devon - 4 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £60,000 - 1
Bristol +8 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (80.95%) ISEB
3 33 (78.57%) BDD
4 32 (76.19%) Cucumber
4 32 (76.19%) ISTQB
5 31 (73.81%) Microsoft
6 30 (71.43%) Software Testing
6 30 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
6 30 (71.43%) Waterfall
7 29 (69.05%) SpecFlow
7 29 (69.05%) Test Management
7 29 (69.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (69.05%) Test Automation
7 29 (69.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 25 (59.52%) Line Management
9 24 (57.14%) Performance Testing
10 22 (52.38%) Security Testing
11 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
12 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
13 9 (21.43%) SQL
14 6 (14.29%) Scrum
14 6 (14.29%) User Stories
15 5 (11.90%) QA
15 5 (11.90%) Selenium
16 4 (9.52%) C#
16 4 (9.52%) Java
16 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
16 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
16 4 (9.52%) Project Management
16 4 (9.52%) High Availability

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.38%) MS Access
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (76.19%) Cucumber
2 29 (69.05%) SpecFlow
2 29 (69.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.90%) Selenium
4 3 (7.14%) Appium
4 3 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (7.14%) Calabash
4 3 (7.14%) Gatling
4 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.14%) The Grinder
5 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.38%) FinalBuilder
6 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.38%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.38%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Analyst
1 27 (64.29%) Test Analyst
2 22 (52.38%) Senior Analyst
2 22 (52.38%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) DBA
3 4 (9.52%) SQL DBA
4 3 (7.14%) Senior DBA
4 3 (7.14%) Senior SQL DBA
4 3 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.38%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (2.38%) MFC
1 1 (2.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.38%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (78.57%) BDD
3 30 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
3 30 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 30 (71.43%) Waterfall
4 29 (69.05%) Test Automation
4 29 (69.05%) Test Management
5 25 (59.52%) Line Management
6 24 (57.14%) Performance Testing
7 22 (52.38%) Security Testing
8 6 (14.29%) Scrum
8 6 (14.29%) User Stories
9 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.52%) High Availability
9 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (9.52%) Project Management
9 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
9 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) C#
2 4 (9.52%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) C++
3 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.38%) VB
3 1 (2.38%) VB6
3 1 (2.38%) VC++
Qualifications
1 34 (80.95%) ISEB
2 32 (76.19%) ISTQB
3 29 (69.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
5 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Perfmon
2 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle
Swindon, Wiltshire
ProArch IT Solutions Ltd
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