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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 67 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.20% 0.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £44,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +25.71%
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
422 499 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 84.06% 77.73% 82.20%
Number of salaries quoted 349 335 343
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 1 £35,000 +27.27%
Load Testing
North East

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Gearman
2 1 (50.00%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (50.00%) LoadUI
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Facilita Forecast
1 1 (50.00%) LoadUI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gearman
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP