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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 222 209 211
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 6 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.097% 0.020% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.024% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Average salary £40,000 £22,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+21.62% +1.36%
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
4962 4101 4247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 79.98% 80.46% 75.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4003 3491 3749
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 21 August 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
Gloucestershire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Somerset -19 1 £31,000 +40.90% 3
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 -
Devon - 1 - -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
4 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
4 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 4 (44.44%) ISEB
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
4 4 (44.44%) Spring
4 4 (44.44%) JSF
4 4 (44.44%) Ajax
4 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
4 4 (44.44%) Spring Web Flow
4 4 (44.44%) JPA
4 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) AspectJ
6 2 (22.22%) JMeter
6 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) JMeter
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) CSS
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
1 4 (44.44%) XML
1 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
1 4 (44.44%) Spring
1 4 (44.44%) JSF
1 4 (44.44%) Ajax
1 4 (44.44%) Spring Web Flow
1 4 (44.44%) JPA
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) AspectJ
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
CPS Group
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago