The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank - - 65
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
Load Testing
North East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
489 364 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 83.02% 84.45% 78.62%
Number of salaries quoted 413 305 338
Average salary £39,250 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 Tyne and Wear

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Load Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Flash
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) TestNG
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) TestNG
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Flash
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA