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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 661 743 743
Rank change year-on-year
+82 0
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 249 224 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 225 201 201
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,829 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -2.43%

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
83876 95652 97563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.52% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 69767 79052 78125
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 29 September 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 September 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 +96 237 £47,500 +5.55% 22
London +80 101 £60,000 +14.28% 11
South East +41 43 £41,000 -18.00% 4
Yorkshire +17 26 £38,000 -14.60%
East of England +34 23 £47,000 +4.44% 4
Leeds +38 21 £38,000 -29.30%
West Yorkshire +25 21 £38,000 -20.00%
North West +8 19 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South West +12 18 £32,500 -16.12%
Manchester +11 16 £41,250 +10.00%
Somerset +8 16 £32,500 -
Hampshire +6 14 £35,500 -38.26% 1
Surrey +36 12 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Hertfordshire +31 12 £37,500 -25.00% 3
South Wales +5 8 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Wales +1 8 £42,500 +6.25% 6
East Sussex - 8 £37,500 - 1
Brighton - 8 £37,500 -
Taunton - 8 £32,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £37,500 -
Kent - 7 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire +20 6 £68,750 +83.33% 1
Cambridge +14 6 £68,750 +83.33%
Fareham +6 6 £39,250 -46.77% 1
South Yorkshire -7 5 £42,500 -4.49%
City of London +34 4 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Southampton -14 4 £35,500 -38.26%
Birmingham -25 4 £34,715 +6.81%
West Midlands -36 4 £34,715 +6.81%
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £36,500 - 5

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 173 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (30.34%) JavaScript
3 130 (29.89%) Selenium
4 121 (27.82%) QA
5 118 (27.13%) HTML
5 118 (27.13%) SQL
6 113 (25.98%) CSS
7 111 (25.52%) C#
8 108 (24.83%) Java
9 107 (24.60%) Test Automation
10 96 (22.07%) Computer Science
11 92 (21.15%) ISTQB
12 90 (20.69%) Finance
13 88 (20.23%) Continuous Integration
14 86 (19.77%) Regression Testing
15 81 (18.62%) Linux
15 81 (18.62%) Performance Testing
16 79 (18.16%) Web Services
17 78 (17.93%) JIRA
18 77 (17.70%) Ajax
19 76 (17.47%) jQuery
19 76 (17.47%) XML
19 76 (17.47%) OO
19 76 (17.47%) AngularJS
20 74 (17.01%) Node.js
21 73 (16.78%) Algorithms
22 72 (16.55%) HTML5
22 72 (16.55%) JSON
23 70 (16.09%) Data Structures
24 68 (15.63%) BDD

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 16 (3.68%) CMS
2 10 (2.30%) Apache
3 9 (2.07%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.84%) Apache Pig
5 7 (1.61%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.38%) NServiceBus
6 6 (1.38%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.15%) Confluence
7 5 (1.15%) IIS
7 5 (1.15%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.92%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.69%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.69%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.46%) JBoss
11 1 (0.23%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 14 (3.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.92%) InfoPath
2 4 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.69%) Changepoint
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (3.68%) SaaS
4 15 (3.45%) Amazon S3
5 12 (2.76%) Amazon Kinesis
5 12 (2.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 12 (2.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 11 (2.53%) Amazon ELB
6 11 (2.53%) Amazon EMR
6 11 (2.53%) Route 53
7 8 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.84%) GitHub
8 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.69%) IaaS
10 2 (0.46%) DigitalOcean
10 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.46%) Sumo Logic
11 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.83%) HTTP
2 15 (3.45%) Firewall
3 10 (2.30%) Internet
4 6 (1.38%) ATM
4 6 (1.38%) DNS
5 4 (0.92%) BGP
5 4 (0.92%) Network Security
5 4 (0.92%) VPN
6 3 (0.69%) WAN
7 2 (0.46%) AMQP
7 2 (0.46%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.23%) SAN
8 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.23%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.57%) Big Data
1 46 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.05%) MySQL
3 18 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (3.91%) Hadoop
5 12 (2.76%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (2.07%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.84%) Apache Hive
8 8 (1.84%) Data Mining
8 8 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (1.61%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (1.38%) MS Access
10 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.38%) OrientDB
10 6 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 130 (29.89%) Selenium
2 78 (17.93%) JIRA
3 65 (14.94%) Jenkins
4 61 (14.02%) JMeter
5 58 (13.33%) Cucumber
6 47 (10.80%) Git (software)
7 46 (10.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 40 (9.20%) SpecFlow
9 35 (8.05%) HP UFT
10 30 (6.90%) NUnit
11 29 (6.67%) Visual Studio
12 27 (6.21%) LoadRunner
12 27 (6.21%) Subversion
13 18 (4.14%) Gradle
13 18 (4.14%) TestNG
14 17 (3.91%) JUnit
15 15 (3.45%) eggPlant
15 15 (3.45%) SoapUI
16 14 (3.22%) WebDriver
17 13 (2.99%) TeamCity
General
1 90 (20.69%) Finance
2 18 (4.14%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.22%) Games
3 14 (3.22%) Legal
4 10 (2.30%) Law
5 9 (2.07%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.07%) Marketing
6 8 (1.84%) Retail
7 7 (1.61%) Publishing
8 4 (0.92%) Banking
8 4 (0.92%) Electronics
9 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Back Office
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 110 (25.29%) Developer
2 78 (17.93%) Analyst
3 76 (17.47%) Tester
4 70 (16.09%) Test Analyst
5 51 (11.72%) JavaScript Developer
6 44 (10.11%) Automation Tester
7 38 (8.74%) Test Engineer
8 33 (7.59%) DevOps Engineer
8 33 (7.59%) Senior Analyst
9 31 (7.13%) Senior Test Analyst
10 24 (5.52%) QA Engineer
11 22 (5.06%) Test Automation Engineer
12 20 (4.60%) Performance Tester
13 17 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
14 16 (3.68%) Lead Tester
14 16 (3.68%) Node.js Developer
14 16 (3.68%) Software Tester
15 15 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
16 14 (3.22%) Java Engineer
16 14 (3.22%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (27.13%) HTML
2 113 (25.98%) CSS
3 79 (18.16%) Web Services
4 77 (17.70%) Ajax
5 76 (17.47%) AngularJS
5 76 (17.47%) jQuery
5 76 (17.47%) XML
6 74 (17.01%) Node.js
7 72 (16.55%) HTML5
7 72 (16.55%) JSON
8 64 (14.71%) Backbone.js
9 62 (14.25%) React
10 52 (11.95%) .NET
11 35 (8.05%) ASP.NET
12 29 (6.67%) SOAP
13 22 (5.06%) Silverlight
14 19 (4.37%) Spring
15 18 (4.14%) DOM
15 18 (4.14%) Hibernate
16 17 (3.91%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 96 (22.07%) Computer Science
2 73 (16.78%) Algorithms
3 70 (16.09%) Data Structures
4 23 (5.29%) Mobile Payment
5 12 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.30%) Clustering
7 10 (2.30%) Mathematics
7 10 (2.30%) Virtual Team
8 9 (2.07%) User Experience
9 8 (1.84%) Fintech
10 6 (1.38%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.38%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.15%) iPad
11 5 (1.15%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.15%) RIA
12 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 81 (18.62%) Linux
2 55 (12.64%) Windows
3 25 (5.75%) Unix
4 17 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.30%) Solaris
6 5 (1.15%) CentOS
6 5 (1.15%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.69%) AIX
8 2 (0.46%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (24.60%) Test Automation
3 88 (20.23%) Continuous Integration
4 86 (19.77%) Regression Testing
5 81 (18.62%) Performance Testing
6 76 (17.47%) OO
7 68 (15.63%) BDD
8 67 (15.40%) Software Testing
9 65 (14.94%) OOD
10 64 (14.71%) Front End Development
11 61 (14.02%) Complexity Analysis
11 61 (14.02%) TDD
12 54 (12.41%) E-Commerce
13 48 (11.03%) DevOps
14 46 (10.57%) Test Scripting
15 45 (10.34%) Mentoring
15 45 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
16 44 (10.11%) Test Strategy
17 42 (9.66%) User Acceptance Testing
18 41 (9.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 132 (30.34%) JavaScript
2 118 (27.13%) SQL
3 111 (25.52%) C#
4 108 (24.83%) Java
5 67 (15.40%) Python
6 30 (6.90%) Ruby
7 26 (5.98%) T-SQL
8 16 (3.68%) C++
8 16 (3.68%) PowerShell
9 15 (3.45%) PHP
10 14 (3.22%) Perl
11 12 (2.76%) VB
12 9 (2.07%) Go
13 8 (1.84%) Scala
13 8 (1.84%) VB6
14 6 (1.38%) VC++
15 5 (1.15%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.92%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.92%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 92 (21.15%) ISTQB
2 53 (12.18%) ISEB
3 49 (11.26%) Degree
4 27 (6.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (4.37%) Security Cleared
6 16 (3.68%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.69%) MCSE
9 1 (0.23%) LPIC
9 1 (0.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (27.82%) QA
2 9 (2.07%) Section 508
3 4 (0.92%) SDET
4 3 (0.69%) SLA
5 1 (0.23%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.84%) Docker
3 4 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.46%) HDFS
5 2 (0.46%) iptables
5 2 (0.46%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.46%) vSphere
5 2 (0.46%) Xen
6 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.23%) Ceph
6 1 (0.23%) Gluster
6 1 (0.23%) KVM
6 1 (0.23%) Varnish
6 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 29 (6.67%) Puppet
2 23 (5.29%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (4.37%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (2.99%) Ansible
5 10 (2.30%) Nagios
6 5 (1.15%) Salt
7 4 (0.92%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.92%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.69%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (0.69%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.69%) Terraform
9 2 (0.46%) Consul
9 2 (0.46%) Packer
9 2 (0.46%) Rancher
9 2 (0.46%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.23%) Pacemaker
10 1 (0.23%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 61 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 50 (11.49%) Oracle
3 36 (8.28%) HP
4 18 (4.14%) VMware
5 15 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.30%) SAP
7 9 (2.07%) Telerik
8 6 (1.38%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.38%) SaltStack
9 5 (1.15%) Citrix
9 5 (1.15%) Google
10 4 (0.92%) DevExpress
10 4 (0.92%) F5
10 4 (0.92%) New Relic
10 4 (0.92%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.92%) Veritas
11 3 (0.69%) ESRI
11 3 (0.69%) Splunk
11 3 (0.69%) Zend
11 3 (0.69%) Zerto
Hastings, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & equity
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and excellent benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Freshtechit
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 70k + bonus, 9% pension, 25 days holiday and more!
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + learn Load Testing
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Premier Engineering
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £50k + potential equity stake
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 22 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000 per annum + Great Benefits + Greenfield
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £45,000 per year + Excellent package and benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Negotiable + Greenfield Project
Posted: 10 days ago