The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 85 - 90
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.12% - 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £47,500 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £36,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -0.68%
Load Testing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
690 666 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 80.51% 75.34% 83.60%
Number of salaries quoted 612 631 681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Southampton region.

Load Testing Salary Trend in Southampton

Load Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft