The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 776 721 784
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +63
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 175 222 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 161 178 123
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,250 £61,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -

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
88106 89047 87460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.81% 85.16% 84.87%
Number of salaries quoted 73200 73150 69679
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
England -34 171 £47,500 +11.76% 37
London -1 76 £52,500 +8.24% 20
South East -15 37 £44,000 -7.36% 9
Surrey +4 27 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Yorkshire +22 20 £60,000 +71.42% 3
West Yorkshire +15 20 £60,000 +71.42% 3
Leeds +6 20 £60,000 +71.42% 3
South West -15 14 £32,500 +3.17%
North West -9 8 £42,500 +28.78% 2
East Midlands -2 7 £42,750 -9.04%
Manchester +11 6 £46,000 +39.39% 2
Leatherhead -9 5 £50,000 - 3
Nottingham - 5 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £39,250 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 5 £47,500 -
Wiltshire - 5 £32,500 -
Somerset -5 4 £28,250 -8.87%
East of England -16 4 £35,000 +6.06% 1
City of London +49 3 £53,750 +5.91% 5
Wales +7 3 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Berkshire +2 3 £40,000 -
Newbury - 3 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear +5 2 £30,000 -4.00% 1
North East +4 2 £30,000 -4.00% 1
Bristol -1 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 2 £30,000 -3.22% 1
Devon -5 2 £42,500 -
Exeter -6 2 £42,500 -
Essex -6 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 £35,000 -

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 245 (59.61%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (38.20%) SQL
3 143 (34.79%) QA
4 124 (30.17%) Performance Testing
5 120 (29.20%) ISEB
6 118 (28.71%) Selenium
7 110 (26.76%) C#
8 107 (26.03%) JavaScript
9 102 (24.82%) .NET
10 100 (24.33%) Test Automation
11 99 (24.09%) Computer Science
12 98 (23.84%) Java
13 97 (23.60%) Test Scripting
14 90 (21.90%) Scrum
15 88 (21.41%) HTML
15 88 (21.41%) Software Testing
16 86 (20.92%) SQL Server
17 84 (20.44%) Degree
17 84 (20.44%) Continuous Integration
18 76 (18.49%) Test Strategy
19 73 (17.76%) Finance
19 73 (17.76%) XML
20 72 (17.52%) Automated Testing
21 71 (17.27%) CSS
22 70 (17.03%) E-Commerce
23 66 (16.06%) Oracle
23 66 (16.06%) JIRA
24 65 (15.82%) ISTQB
24 65 (15.82%) User Acceptance Testing
25 63 (15.33%) Jenkins

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 32 (7.79%) Node.js
2 19 (4.62%) IIS
2 19 (4.62%) WebSphere
3 17 (4.14%) Apache
4 12 (2.92%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.43%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.19%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.70%) CMS
8 7 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.70%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.22%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.22%) Drupal
11 4 (0.97%) JBoss
11 4 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.49%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.49%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 31 (7.54%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.46%) MS Office
5 5 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.19%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (1.70%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.73%) Magento
4 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.24%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.70%) SaaS
3 6 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.46%) GitHub
4 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.24%) IaaS
5 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.52%) Internet
2 13 (3.16%) DNS
3 9 (2.19%) HTTP
4 8 (1.95%) SSL
5 7 (1.70%) FTP
5 7 (1.70%) SMTP
6 6 (1.46%) ASN.1
6 6 (1.46%) Network Security
7 5 (1.22%) BGP
7 5 (1.22%) Intranet
7 5 (1.22%) Wireshark
8 4 (0.97%) WinSCP
9 2 (0.49%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.49%) LAN
9 2 (0.49%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.49%) WAN
10 1 (0.24%) 3GPP
10 1 (0.24%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.24%) SAN
10 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (20.92%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.54%) MySQL
3 21 (5.11%) Oracle Database
4 19 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (4.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 17 (4.14%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.89%) Oracle Database 12c
7 15 (3.65%) Big Data
8 12 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.22%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.22%) Informix
13 5 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (1.22%) PerformancePoint
13 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 118 (28.71%) Selenium
2 66 (16.06%) JIRA
3 63 (15.33%) Jenkins
4 54 (13.14%) JMeter
4 54 (13.14%) Visual Studio
5 51 (12.41%) WebDriver
6 48 (11.68%) HP UFT
7 47 (11.44%) LoadRunner
8 37 (9.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 29 (7.06%) Git (software)
10 26 (6.33%) Cucumber
11 23 (5.60%) NUnit
12 21 (5.11%) Hudson
12 21 (5.11%) TeamCity
13 19 (4.62%) SoapUI
14 16 (3.89%) FitNesse
14 16 (3.89%) Maven
14 16 (3.89%) Moq
15 15 (3.65%) NeoLoad
16 13 (3.16%) Subversion
General
1 73 (17.76%) Finance
2 35 (8.52%) Retail
3 25 (6.08%) Banking
4 18 (4.38%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (2.19%) Games
7 7 (1.70%) Marketing
8 5 (1.22%) Law
8 5 (1.22%) Legal
9 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.73%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.49%) Automotive
10 2 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.49%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.24%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (18.98%) Analyst
2 66 (16.06%) Test Analyst
3 62 (15.09%) Developer
4 61 (14.84%) Test Engineer
5 48 (11.68%) Tester
6 32 (7.79%) QA Engineer
7 30 (7.30%) Software Engineer
8 29 (7.06%) Software Test Engineer
9 26 (6.33%) Administrator
9 26 (6.33%) DBA
9 26 (6.33%) Test Leader
10 23 (5.60%) Development DBA
10 23 (5.60%) Oracle DBA
10 23 (5.60%) Oracle Development DBA
11 22 (5.35%) Technical Engineer
11 22 (5.35%) Test Manager
12 20 (4.87%) Senior Analyst
13 19 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
13 19 (4.62%) Software Developer
14 18 (4.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (24.82%) .NET
2 88 (21.41%) HTML
3 73 (17.76%) XML
4 71 (17.27%) CSS
5 55 (13.38%) Web Services
6 47 (11.44%) jQuery
7 40 (9.73%) JSON
8 39 (9.49%) ASP.NET
9 36 (8.76%) Ajax
10 33 (8.03%) AngularJS
11 32 (7.79%) HTML5
12 31 (7.54%) LAMP
13 28 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (6.33%) .NET Framework
15 23 (5.60%) Backbone.js
16 20 (4.87%) React
17 18 (4.38%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (3.89%) Middleware
19 14 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 14 (3.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 99 (24.09%) Computer Science
2 41 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.81%) Data Structures
4 23 (5.60%) Algorithms
5 22 (5.35%) N-Tier
6 21 (5.11%) Mobile Payment
7 15 (3.65%) Management Information System
8 13 (3.16%) Mathematics
8 13 (3.16%) User Experience
9 11 (2.68%) Digital Media
9 11 (2.68%) Physics
10 10 (2.43%) Client/Server
11 9 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (1.95%) Fintech
12 8 (1.95%) Mainframe
13 7 (1.70%) NHS
14 6 (1.46%) Cryptography
14 6 (1.46%) EMV
14 6 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 60 (14.60%) Linux
1 60 (14.60%) Windows
2 53 (12.90%) Unix
3 23 (5.60%) Android
3 23 (5.60%) Apple iOS
4 19 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.97%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.49%) AIX
8 2 (0.49%) zOS
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (59.61%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (30.17%) Performance Testing
3 100 (24.33%) Test Automation
4 97 (23.60%) Test Scripting
5 90 (21.90%) Scrum
6 88 (21.41%) Software Testing
7 84 (20.44%) Continuous Integration
8 76 (18.49%) Test Strategy
9 72 (17.52%) Automated Testing
10 70 (17.03%) E-Commerce
11 65 (15.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 61 (14.84%) TDD
13 54 (13.14%) Functional Testing
14 53 (12.90%) Software Engineering
15 50 (12.17%) OO
15 50 (12.17%) SDLC
16 47 (11.44%) BDD
17 46 (11.19%) Test Management
18 40 (9.73%) Integration Testing
18 40 (9.73%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 157 (38.20%) SQL
2 110 (26.76%) C#
3 107 (26.03%) JavaScript
4 98 (23.84%) Java
5 35 (8.52%) PL/SQL
6 31 (7.54%) PHP
7 27 (6.57%) Shell Script
8 15 (3.65%) C
9 11 (2.68%) C++
9 11 (2.68%) Ruby
10 10 (2.43%) Python
10 10 (2.43%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.95%) Groovy
12 7 (1.70%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.70%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.97%) Scala
13 4 (0.97%) VBA
13 4 (0.97%) VBScript
14 3 (0.73%) VB
15 2 (0.49%) JCL
Qualifications
1 120 (29.20%) ISEB
2 84 (20.44%) Degree
3 65 (15.82%) ISTQB
4 54 (13.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (3.89%) OCP
5 16 (3.89%) Oracle Certification
6 15 (3.65%) SC Cleared
6 15 (3.65%) Security Cleared
7 10 (2.43%) HP ASE
8 3 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.73%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.24%) CCEA
10 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.24%) MCSD
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (34.79%) QA
2 11 (2.68%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.46%) PA-DSS
4 5 (1.22%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.22%) SDET
5 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.73%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.49%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 15 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.43%) Docker
3 3 (0.73%) Varnish
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.49%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.24%) vSphere
5 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 55 (13.38%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (3.89%) Puppet
3 15 (3.65%) Ansible
4 10 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.70%) Zenoss
6 4 (0.97%) DameWare
6 4 (0.97%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (0.97%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.49%) Perfmon
7 2 (0.49%) Xymon
8 1 (0.24%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.24%) Salt
8 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 66 (16.06%) Oracle
2 58 (14.11%) Microsoft
3 54 (13.14%) HP
4 16 (3.89%) Citrix
5 13 (3.16%) VMware
6 11 (2.68%) IBM
7 7 (1.70%) F5
7 7 (1.70%) Veeam
8 5 (1.22%) AppDynamics
8 5 (1.22%) Dynatrace
8 5 (1.22%) SAP
9 4 (0.97%) LexisNexis
10 3 (0.73%) Perforce
10 3 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.73%) Zend
11 2 (0.49%) Red Gate
11 2 (0.49%) Siebel
11 2 (0.49%) Telerik
12 1 (0.24%) Brightcove
12 1 (0.24%) SOASTA, Inc
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vortexa
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits + equity
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year + Excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Marine Information Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + package including bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 7 days ago
Holborn, Central London
Reed Business Information
Salary: To £46,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago