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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 747 775 802
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +27
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 186 204 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 164 156 166
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,300 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%

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
86175 96499 101637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.85% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 72066 78843 82351
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +33 176 £52,500 +17.97% 24
London +35 70 £65,000 +30.00% 13
East of England +38 26 £52,500 +23.52% 2
South East +6 20 £35,000 -26.31% 6
South West +25 17 £41,250 +18.70% 1
Yorkshire +8 17 £42,500 +21.42%
North West +40 16 £41,000 +9.33% 2
Manchester +8 16 £41,000 +9.33% 2
South Yorkshire +25 12 £42,500 +22.30%
Bedfordshire +25 11 £53,000 -11.66% 1
Hertfordshire +31 8 £70,000 +154.54% 1
Gloucestershire -2 8 £42,500 +22.30%
Cheltenham -15 8 £42,500 +22.30%
Luton +19 7 £53,000 +0.95% 1
Somerset -1 7 £32,500 -
Rotherham - 7 £42,500 -
City of London +38 6 £63,750 +34.21% 2
Birmingham -4 6 £48,750 +178.57%
Surrey -9 6 £35,000 -26.31% 3
West Midlands -18 6 £48,750 +178.57%
Berkshire +21 5 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Reading +20 5 £57,500 +21.05%
Oxfordshire -3 5 £26,500 +17.77%
West Yorkshire -13 5 £38,000 -15.55%
Horley - 5 £35,000 - 1
Sheffield +20 4 £35,000 +0.71%
Scotland +11 4 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 4 £33,000 -
Leeds +5 4 £51,500 +14.44%
Glasgow -2 4 £30,000 -29.41%

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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.

1 154 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (34.67%) SQL
3 107 (33.13%) QA
4 100 (30.96%) JavaScript
5 90 (27.86%) Selenium
6 82 (25.39%) C#
7 78 (24.15%) Java
7 78 (24.15%) Computer Science
8 71 (21.98%) Test Automation
9 70 (21.67%) Performance Testing
10 69 (21.36%) HTML
11 68 (21.05%) XML
12 66 (20.43%) CSS
13 65 (20.12%) OO
14 64 (19.81%) Finance
15 60 (18.58%) E-Commerce
15 60 (18.58%) Continuous Integration
16 59 (18.27%) TDD
17 57 (17.65%) ISEB
18 54 (16.72%) .NET
18 54 (16.72%) Automated Testing
18 54 (16.72%) Node.js
19 51 (15.79%) SQL Server
20 50 (15.48%) Linux
20 50 (15.48%) Web Services
20 50 (15.48%) Test Scripting
20 50 (15.48%) JIRA
21 49 (15.17%) jQuery
21 49 (15.17%) Oracle
22 48 (14.86%) ISTQB

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 17 (5.26%) Apache Pig
2 15 (4.64%) CMS
3 8 (2.48%) Apache
4 7 (2.17%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.86%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.24%) IIS
6 4 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.31%) Drupal
9 1 (0.31%) JBoss
9 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.24%) InfoPath
2 4 (1.24%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.93%) Changepoint
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.02%) GitHub
3 5 (1.55%) SaaS
4 3 (0.93%) DigitalOcean
4 3 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.93%) IaaS
4 3 (0.93%) Sumo Logic
5 2 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.57%) HTTP
2 12 (3.72%) Internet
3 9 (2.79%) DNS
4 6 (1.86%) Firewall
5 5 (1.55%) BGP
5 5 (1.55%) Network Security
5 5 (1.55%) VPN
6 2 (0.62%) Extranet
6 2 (0.62%) Intranet
6 2 (0.62%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.31%) IPsec
7 1 (0.31%) NetScreen
7 1 (0.31%) SAN
7 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.31%) TETRA
7 1 (0.31%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.84%) Big Data
3 24 (7.43%) Hadoop
4 17 (5.26%) Apache Hive
4 17 (5.26%) Data Mining
4 17 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (4.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (3.10%) MySQL
6 10 (3.10%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (2.79%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.86%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.86%) MS Access
10 5 (1.55%) Informix
10 5 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.55%) Redis
11 4 (1.24%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.24%) UniData
Development Applications
1 90 (27.86%) Selenium
2 50 (15.48%) JIRA
3 44 (13.62%) Jenkins
4 41 (12.69%) JMeter
5 34 (10.53%) Visual Studio
6 30 (9.29%) Cucumber
7 28 (8.67%) Git (software)
8 27 (8.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (8.05%) HP UFT
10 23 (7.12%) Subversion
11 21 (6.50%) WebDriver
12 18 (5.57%) SpecFlow
13 17 (5.26%) LoadRunner
14 15 (4.64%) NUnit
14 15 (4.64%) SoapUI
15 13 (4.02%) FitNesse
16 12 (3.72%) Gradle
16 12 (3.72%) TestNG
17 10 (3.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 7 (2.17%) Eclipse
General
1 64 (19.81%) Finance
2 13 (4.02%) Marketing
2 13 (4.02%) Retail
3 11 (3.41%) Legal
4 10 (3.10%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.48%) Law
6 7 (2.17%) Electronics
6 7 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.17%) Publishing
7 3 (0.93%) Games
7 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (23.22%) Developer
2 65 (20.12%) Analyst
3 57 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 54 (16.72%) Tester
5 50 (15.48%) Test Engineer
6 31 (9.60%) Automation Tester
7 23 (7.12%) Senior Analyst
7 23 (7.12%) Senior Test Analyst
8 22 (6.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 21 (6.50%) QA Tester
9 21 (6.50%) Test Automation Engineer
10 20 (6.19%) JavaScript Developer
10 20 (6.19%) QA Engineer
11 19 (5.88%) Software Tester
12 15 (4.64%) Selenium Tester
12 15 (4.64%) Software Test Engineer
13 14 (4.33%) Technical Engineer
14 12 (3.72%) Automation Test Analyst
14 12 (3.72%) Manual Test Analyst
14 12 (3.72%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (21.36%) HTML
2 68 (21.05%) XML
3 66 (20.43%) CSS
4 54 (16.72%) .NET
4 54 (16.72%) Node.js
5 50 (15.48%) Web Services
6 49 (15.17%) jQuery
7 48 (14.86%) JSON
8 47 (14.55%) HTML5
9 43 (13.31%) AngularJS
10 42 (13.00%) Ajax
11 38 (11.76%) Backbone.js
11 38 (11.76%) React
12 25 (7.74%) SOAP
13 21 (6.50%) ASP.NET
14 16 (4.95%) Silverlight
15 15 (4.64%) REST
16 13 (4.02%) Hibernate
16 13 (4.02%) Spring
17 12 (3.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 78 (24.15%) Computer Science
2 46 (14.24%) Algorithms
3 38 (11.76%) Data Structures
4 19 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
5 14 (4.33%) N-Tier
6 11 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.10%) Mathematics
7 10 (3.10%) User Experience
8 9 (2.79%) Clustering
9 8 (2.48%) Management Information System
10 7 (2.17%) Client/Server
10 7 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
10 7 (2.17%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.86%) iPad
12 5 (1.55%) Digital Media
12 5 (1.55%) RIA
13 4 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (1.24%) SWIFT
14 3 (0.93%) Physics
14 3 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.48%) Linux
2 44 (13.62%) Windows
3 19 (5.88%) Unix
4 11 (3.41%) Android
4 11 (3.41%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.10%) Solaris
6 5 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.24%) AIX
8 3 (0.93%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.31%) Debian
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (21.98%) Test Automation
3 70 (21.67%) Performance Testing
4 65 (20.12%) OO
5 60 (18.58%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (18.58%) E-Commerce
6 59 (18.27%) TDD
7 54 (16.72%) Automated Testing
8 50 (15.48%) Test Scripting
9 47 (14.55%) Software Testing
10 42 (13.00%) BDD
11 41 (12.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 40 (12.38%) OOD
13 39 (12.07%) Front End Development
13 39 (12.07%) Regression Testing
13 39 (12.07%) Test Strategy
14 38 (11.76%) Automation Testing
15 37 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
16 35 (10.84%) Functional Testing
16 35 (10.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (34.67%) SQL
2 100 (30.96%) JavaScript
3 82 (25.39%) C#
4 78 (24.15%) Java
5 38 (11.76%) Python
6 30 (9.29%) T-SQL
7 23 (7.12%) Ruby
8 16 (4.95%) PHP
9 15 (4.64%) C++
10 13 (4.02%) PowerShell
11 11 (3.41%) VB
12 9 (2.79%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.79%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.79%) VB6
13 6 (1.86%) VC++
14 4 (1.24%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.24%) Go
15 3 (0.93%) C
15 3 (0.93%) Perl
15 3 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 57 (17.65%) ISEB
2 48 (14.86%) ISTQB
3 41 (12.69%) Degree
4 21 (6.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (4.33%) SC Cleared
5 14 (4.33%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.24%) MCSE
8 2 (0.62%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (33.13%) QA
2 7 (2.17%) Section 508
3 5 (1.55%) ISO 14001
3 5 (1.55%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.24%) SLA
5 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.62%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (2.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 8 (2.48%) Docker
2 8 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.93%) HDFS
4 3 (0.93%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.93%) Xen
5 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (6.19%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.48%) Puppet
4 6 (1.86%) Perfmon
5 4 (1.24%) Ansible
5 4 (1.24%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (0.93%) Consul
6 3 (0.93%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.93%) Nagios
6 3 (0.93%) Packer
6 3 (0.93%) Rancher
6 3 (0.93%) Salt
6 3 (0.93%) Terraform
6 3 (0.93%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (15.17%) Oracle
2 46 (14.24%) Microsoft
3 26 (8.05%) HP
4 11 (3.41%) VMware
5 10 (3.10%) SAP
6 7 (2.17%) Citrix
7 6 (1.86%) Google
8 5 (1.55%) F5
8 5 (1.55%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.55%) RedGate
9 4 (1.24%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.24%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.24%) Telerik
10 3 (0.93%) Dynatrace
10 3 (0.93%) ESRI
10 3 (0.93%) New Relic
10 3 (0.93%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.93%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.93%) Splunk
11 1 (0.31%) Veeam
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