The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Testing
UK
Rank 599 726 741
Rank change year-on-year
+127 +15
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 247 202 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 186 176 166
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,629 £37,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £71,200 £67,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £46,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +29.57%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74108 87810 88690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.15% 87.70% 86.04%
Number of salaries quoted 61013 73052 73139
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 UK

Load Testing
Salary Trend

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in the UK

Load Testing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Testing over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 within the UK.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Load Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
England +117 238 £47,500 -5.00% 24
London +56 94 £57,500 +9.52% 11
South East +66 57 £45,000 -5.26% 7
South West +38 27 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Kent - 24 £45,000 -
Chatham - 18 - -
East Midlands +23 16 £42,500 -5.55%
Yorkshire +16 14 £40,000 -33.33%
North West -12 14 £40,000 -13.04% 1
Northamptonshire - 14 £42,500 -
Leeds +21 13 £40,000 -33.33%
West Yorkshire +15 13 £40,000 -33.33%
East of England +35 11 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Surrey +15 11 £40,000 -15.78%
Somerset - 11 £32,500 -
Manchester -25 10 £40,000 -27.92% 1
Wiltshire +32 8 £60,000 +84.61%
Hampshire +16 7 - - 1
Rochdale - 7 £40,000 - 1
Woking - 7 £52,500 -
Fareham - 7 - - 1
St Albans - 6 £52,500 - 1
Malmesbury - 6 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £52,500 - 2
City of London +22 5 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Devon - 5 £43,750 -
Exeter - 5 £43,750 -
Berkshire +36 4 £70,000 +75.00% 3
Cheshire +19 4 £67,500 +125.00%
South Wales +16 4 £33,173 -12.70%

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 215 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (33.02%) Selenium
3 133 (25.38%) QA
4 131 (25.00%) SQL
5 130 (24.81%) ISTQB
6 125 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
7 119 (22.71%) Test Automation
8 114 (21.76%) JavaScript
9 113 (21.56%) JIRA
10 110 (20.99%) Linux
10 110 (20.99%) Regression Testing
11 109 (20.80%) Java
12 108 (20.61%) Performance Testing
13 107 (20.42%) Finance
13 107 (20.42%) AngularJS
14 106 (20.23%) C#
15 104 (19.85%) Web Services
16 102 (19.47%) BDD
17 97 (18.51%) ISEB
18 96 (18.32%) Cucumber
19 94 (17.94%) DevOps
20 91 (17.37%) HTML
21 87 (16.60%) CSS
22 85 (16.22%) Python
23 77 (14.69%) Git (software)
24 76 (14.50%) Software Testing
25 73 (13.93%) XML
26 72 (13.74%) Jenkins
27 71 (13.55%) .NET
28 69 (13.17%) Ajax

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 46 (8.78%) CMS
2 31 (5.92%) Umbraco
3 24 (4.58%) Confluence
4 18 (3.44%) WordPress
5 14 (2.67%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.48%) Apache
7 8 (1.53%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.15%) IIS
8 6 (1.15%) nginx
8 6 (1.15%) NServiceBus
8 6 (1.15%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.95%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.57%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (1.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) SAP hybris
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 61 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (6.68%) Amazon EC2
2 35 (6.68%) Amazon S3
3 25 (4.77%) SaaS
4 21 (4.01%) Route 53
5 19 (3.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 17 (3.24%) Amazon ELB
6 17 (3.24%) Amazon EMR
6 17 (3.24%) Amazon Kinesis
6 17 (3.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 17 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (1.72%) Google App Engine
8 9 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (0.95%) GitHub
10 3 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.57%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.38%) Akamai
11 2 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.53%) Firewall
2 28 (5.34%) Internet
3 16 (3.05%) HTTP
4 14 (2.67%) WAN
5 13 (2.48%) ATM
6 6 (1.15%) DNS
6 6 (1.15%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.95%) SSL
8 2 (0.38%) BGP
8 2 (0.38%) FTP
8 2 (0.38%) Network Security
8 2 (0.38%) SMTP
8 2 (0.38%) VPN
9 1 (0.19%) AMQP
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.19%) LAN
9 1 (0.19%) LTE
9 1 (0.19%) VoIP
9 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.59%) MySQL
2 41 (7.82%) SQL Server
3 40 (7.63%) Big Data
4 22 (4.20%) NoSQL
5 14 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
6 9 (1.72%) BigQuery
6 9 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.53%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.34%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 173 (33.02%) Selenium
2 113 (21.56%) JIRA
3 96 (18.32%) Cucumber
4 77 (14.69%) Git (software)
5 72 (13.74%) Jenkins
6 65 (12.40%) JMeter
7 52 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 45 (8.59%) SpecFlow
9 39 (7.44%) Grunt
10 35 (6.68%) HP UFT
11 33 (6.30%) Appium
12 29 (5.53%) LoadRunner
13 22 (4.20%) WebDriver
14 21 (4.01%) JUnit
15 20 (3.82%) SoapUI
15 20 (3.82%) WATIR
16 19 (3.63%) Visual Studio
17 18 (3.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 17 (3.24%) Rational DOORS
19 16 (3.05%) TestRail
General
1 107 (20.42%) Finance
2 41 (7.82%) Games
3 25 (4.77%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.01%) Legal
5 13 (2.48%) Banking
6 10 (1.91%) Back Office
7 7 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.15%) Publishing
9 5 (0.95%) Law
9 5 (0.95%) Marketing
9 5 (0.95%) Retail
10 2 (0.38%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (20.23%) Developer
2 100 (19.08%) Analyst
3 80 (15.27%) Test Analyst
4 64 (12.21%) DevOps Engineer
5 62 (11.83%) Tester
6 51 (9.73%) JavaScript Developer
7 40 (7.63%) Senior Analyst
8 38 (7.25%) Linux Engineer
9 37 (7.06%) Test Manager
10 34 (6.49%) Senior Test Analyst
11 32 (6.11%) C# Developer
12 27 (5.15%) Test Leader
13 26 (4.96%) Angular Developer
14 25 (4.77%) Automation Tester
14 25 (4.77%) Full Stack Developer
14 25 (4.77%) Support Engineer
14 25 (4.77%) Test Engineer
15 24 (4.58%) QA Engineer
16 21 (4.01%) Linux Support
16 21 (4.01%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (20.42%) AngularJS
2 104 (19.85%) Web Services
3 91 (17.37%) HTML
4 87 (16.60%) CSS
5 73 (13.93%) XML
6 71 (13.55%) .NET
7 69 (13.17%) Ajax
8 62 (11.83%) JSON
9 59 (11.26%) HTML5
10 55 (10.50%) Node.js
11 54 (10.31%) jQuery
12 49 (9.35%) React
13 48 (9.16%) Backbone.js
14 44 (8.40%) ASP.NET
15 36 (6.87%) ASP.NET MVC
16 33 (6.30%) REST
17 31 (5.92%) SOAP
18 30 (5.73%) Sass
18 30 (5.73%) SignalR
18 30 (5.73%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.98%) Computer Science
2 58 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (11.07%) Data Structures
3 49 (9.35%) Algorithms
4 40 (7.63%) User Experience
5 34 (6.49%) Mobile App
6 20 (3.82%) Mobile Payment
7 19 (3.63%) Fintech
8 11 (2.10%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.10%) Xbox
9 10 (1.91%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.72%) Spread Betting
11 6 (1.15%) iPad
12 5 (0.95%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.95%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.76%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.57%) RIA
14 3 (0.57%) Virtual Team
15 2 (0.38%) Credit Risk
15 2 (0.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 110 (20.99%) Linux
2 57 (10.88%) Windows
3 23 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (3.24%) Unix
5 11 (2.10%) CentOS
6 8 (1.53%) Android
6 8 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.53%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.15%) Kali Linux
7 6 (1.15%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.38%) Solaris
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.19%) AIX
9 1 (0.19%) Debian
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
3 119 (22.71%) Test Automation
4 110 (20.99%) Regression Testing
5 108 (20.61%) Performance Testing
6 102 (19.47%) BDD
7 94 (17.94%) DevOps
8 76 (14.50%) Software Testing
9 69 (13.17%) Non-Functional Testing
10 63 (12.02%) Functional Testing
11 58 (11.07%) MVC
11 58 (11.07%) Web Development
12 56 (10.69%) Scrum
12 56 (10.69%) TDD
13 54 (10.31%) Test Scripting
14 52 (9.92%) User Acceptance Testing
15 51 (9.73%) OO
15 51 (9.73%) Performance Tuning
16 50 (9.54%) Test Management
17 49 (9.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 131 (25.00%) SQL
2 114 (21.76%) JavaScript
3 109 (20.80%) Java
4 106 (20.23%) C#
5 85 (16.22%) Python
6 40 (7.63%) Ruby
7 32 (6.11%) Perl
8 30 (5.73%) TypeScript
9 25 (4.77%) PowerShell
10 17 (3.24%) PHP
11 16 (3.05%) C++
12 13 (2.48%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.48%) Go
13 12 (2.29%) Scala
13 12 (2.29%) Shell Script
13 12 (2.29%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.15%) C
15 5 (0.95%) Groovy
16 3 (0.57%) Erlang
17 2 (0.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 130 (24.81%) ISTQB
2 97 (18.51%) ISEB
3 64 (12.21%) Degree
4 39 (7.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 28 (5.34%) Security Cleared
6 16 (3.05%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.19%) LPIC
8 1 (0.19%) MCSE
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (25.38%) QA
2 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.57%) SEPA
3 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.38%) SDET
3 2 (0.38%) Section 508
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.19%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (3.24%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.24%) Docker
3 13 (2.48%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.57%) iptables
6 2 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.38%) vSphere
7 1 (0.19%) Ceph
7 1 (0.19%) Gluster
7 1 (0.19%) KVM
7 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 48 (9.16%) Puppet
2 38 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (4.96%) HP Quality Center
4 21 (4.01%) Ansible
5 14 (2.67%) Nagios
6 11 (2.10%) Salt
7 5 (0.95%) Mesos
7 5 (0.95%) Perfmon
8 4 (0.76%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.76%) Kibana
8 4 (0.76%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.76%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.76%) Terraform
9 2 (0.38%) Marathon
9 2 (0.38%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.19%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (0.19%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 52 (9.92%) Microsoft
2 43 (8.21%) HP
3 32 (6.11%) Oracle
4 22 (4.20%) IBM
4 22 (4.20%) VMware
5 21 (4.01%) Red Hat
6 18 (3.44%) Perforce
7 15 (2.86%) SAP
8 14 (2.67%) Telerik
9 13 (2.48%) Atlassian
10 12 (2.29%) Google
11 9 (1.72%) New Relic
11 9 (1.72%) Tableau
12 4 (0.76%) ATG
12 4 (0.76%) hybris
12 4 (0.76%) SaltStack
12 4 (0.76%) Veritas
12 4 (0.76%) Zerto
13 3 (0.57%) Citrix
13 3 (0.57%) RedGate
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & equity
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £150 - £200 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 70k + bonus, 9% pension, 25 days holiday and more!
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Flit Technologies
Salary: From £60 to £80,000 per annum depending on experience + Stock
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £27000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £350.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Sega Europe
Salary: Salary + competitive bonus + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, HC MK14 6FG
White Clarke Group
Salary: £25,000 - £44,000 per year plus Stakeholder pension scheme
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,500 per annum bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago