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

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 701 742 761
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +19
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 213 240 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 194 198 203
Median salary £50,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,715 £31,822 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -16.66%

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
85989 96019 100080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.01% 87.50% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 71918 78944 79934
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 £30,991
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +25 208 £50,000 +11.11% 27
London +81 86 £62,500 +19.04% 14
South East +3 31 £37,500 -25.00% 2
East of England +48 29 £54,000 +35.00% 3
North West +26 18 £42,500 +3.03% 3
Yorkshire +2 18 £38,000 -14.60% 3
Manchester +6 17 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Hertfordshire +27 15 £70,000 +154.54% 3
South West +10 14 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Leeds +27 13 £38,000 -20.00% 1
West Yorkshire +18 13 £38,000 -20.00% 1
Surrey +29 11 £41,000 -13.68% 2
Somerset +4 10 £32,233 -0.82% 1
Birmingham -9 10 £47,500 +46.15%
West Midlands -16 10 £47,500 +46.15%
Hampshire -11 8 £35,500 -38.26%
Watford - 8 £70,000 -
Bedfordshire +24 7 £54,000 -1.81%
City of London +39 6 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Luton +13 6 £54,000 -1.81%
Taunton - 6 £32,500 - 1
Cambridge +18 5 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +13 5 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire -11 5 £42,500 +32.81% 1
Horley - 5 £35,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £37,500 -
Rotherham - 4 £42,500 - 1
Brighton - 4 - -
East Sussex - 4 - -
Kent - 4 £50,000 -

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 151 (40.92%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (31.44%) JavaScript
3 113 (30.62%) QA
4 110 (29.81%) SQL
5 108 (29.27%) Selenium
6 105 (28.46%) Java
7 98 (26.56%) C#
8 96 (26.02%) HTML
9 92 (24.93%) CSS
10 85 (23.04%) Test Automation
11 80 (21.68%) Continuous Integration
12 79 (21.41%) Computer Science
13 74 (20.05%) ISTQB
13 74 (20.05%) Performance Testing
13 74 (20.05%) Finance
14 68 (18.43%) OO
15 67 (18.16%) XML
16 66 (17.89%) Web Services
17 65 (17.62%) Regression Testing
18 64 (17.34%) Linux
19 63 (17.07%) Jenkins
20 62 (16.80%) Node.js
20 62 (16.80%) JIRA
21 59 (15.99%) JSON
21 59 (15.99%) HTML5
21 59 (15.99%) TDD
22 58 (15.72%) JMeter
22 58 (15.72%) Python
22 58 (15.72%) jQuery
22 58 (15.72%) Algorithms

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 15 (4.07%) CMS
2 11 (2.98%) Apache Pig
3 10 (2.71%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.17%) OpenStack
5 7 (1.90%) Apache
6 5 (1.36%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.81%) Confluence
8 3 (0.81%) IIS
9 2 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.27%) Drupal
10 1 (0.27%) JBoss
10 1 (0.27%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 12 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.08%) InfoPath
2 4 (1.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.81%) Changepoint
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (2.98%) GitHub
2 11 (2.98%) SaaS
3 9 (2.44%) Amazon Kinesis
3 9 (2.44%) Amazon S3
3 9 (2.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 9 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
4 8 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
4 8 (2.17%) Route 53
5 4 (1.08%) DigitalOcean
5 4 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.08%) IaaS
5 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.08%) Sumo Logic
6 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.15%) HTTP
2 10 (2.71%) Firewall
3 8 (2.17%) DNS
4 7 (1.90%) Internet
5 6 (1.63%) VPN
6 3 (0.81%) ATM
6 3 (0.81%) BGP
6 3 (0.81%) Network Security
7 2 (0.54%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.27%) AMQP
8 1 (0.27%) IPsec
8 1 (0.27%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.27%) SAN
8 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.27%) TETRA
8 1 (0.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.92%) Big Data
2 40 (10.84%) SQL Server
3 21 (5.69%) Hadoop
4 20 (5.42%) MySQL
5 14 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (2.98%) Apache Hive
7 11 (2.98%) Data Mining
7 11 (2.98%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.17%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.63%) MS Access
10 6 (1.63%) Neo4j
10 6 (1.63%) OrientDB
11 5 (1.36%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.08%) HBase
12 4 (1.08%) Redis
12 4 (1.08%) UniData
Development Applications
1 108 (29.27%) Selenium
2 63 (17.07%) Jenkins
3 62 (16.80%) JIRA
4 58 (15.72%) JMeter
5 50 (13.55%) Cucumber
6 36 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (8.94%) Visual Studio
8 32 (8.67%) SpecFlow
9 31 (8.40%) Git (software)
10 26 (7.05%) Subversion
11 25 (6.78%) HP UFT
12 24 (6.50%) LoadRunner
12 24 (6.50%) NUnit
13 17 (4.61%) Gradle
13 17 (4.61%) SoapUI
13 17 (4.61%) TestNG
13 17 (4.61%) WebDriver
14 13 (3.52%) eggPlant
15 11 (2.98%) JUnit
16 10 (2.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 74 (20.05%) Finance
2 13 (3.52%) Legal
2 13 (3.52%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.25%) Marketing
4 11 (2.98%) Games
4 11 (2.98%) Retail
5 10 (2.71%) Law
6 9 (2.44%) Publishing
7 7 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.36%) Electronics
9 3 (0.81%) Banking
10 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 92 (24.93%) Developer
2 72 (19.51%) Tester
3 63 (17.07%) Analyst
4 54 (14.63%) Test Analyst
5 47 (12.74%) Test Engineer
6 42 (11.38%) Automation Tester
7 38 (10.30%) JavaScript Developer
8 27 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
9 25 (6.78%) Senior Test Analyst
10 23 (6.23%) QA Engineer
11 22 (5.96%) DevOps Engineer
11 22 (5.96%) Test Automation Engineer
12 21 (5.69%) Software Test Engineer
13 19 (5.15%) Software Tester
14 16 (4.34%) Selenium Tester
15 14 (3.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 14 (3.79%) Performance Tester
15 14 (3.79%) QA Tester
16 13 (3.52%) Lead Tester
16 13 (3.52%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (26.02%) HTML
2 92 (24.93%) CSS
3 67 (18.16%) XML
4 66 (17.89%) Web Services
5 62 (16.80%) Node.js
6 59 (15.99%) HTML5
6 59 (15.99%) JSON
7 58 (15.72%) jQuery
8 57 (15.45%) Ajax
9 53 (14.36%) AngularJS
10 48 (13.01%) Backbone.js
11 47 (12.74%) React
12 44 (11.92%) .NET
13 33 (8.94%) SOAP
14 27 (7.32%) ASP.NET
15 21 (5.69%) Silverlight
16 20 (5.42%) REST
17 17 (4.61%) DOM
18 16 (4.34%) Hibernate
18 16 (4.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 79 (21.41%) Computer Science
2 58 (15.72%) Algorithms
3 49 (13.28%) Data Structures
4 19 (5.15%) Mobile Payment
5 9 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.44%) Clustering
5 9 (2.44%) Mathematics
6 7 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.90%) N-Tier
6 7 (1.90%) Performance Metrics
6 7 (1.90%) User Experience
6 7 (1.90%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.63%) iPad
8 5 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.08%) Fintech
9 4 (1.08%) Replication
9 4 (1.08%) RIA
9 4 (1.08%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.81%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 64 (17.34%) Linux
2 46 (12.47%) Windows
3 22 (5.96%) Unix
4 11 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.71%) Solaris
6 4 (1.08%) AIX
6 4 (1.08%) CoreOS
7 3 (0.81%) Android
7 3 (0.81%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.27%) Debian
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (40.92%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (23.04%) Test Automation
3 80 (21.68%) Continuous Integration
4 74 (20.05%) Performance Testing
5 68 (18.43%) OO
6 65 (17.62%) Regression Testing
7 59 (15.99%) TDD
8 56 (15.18%) BDD
8 56 (15.18%) Software Testing
9 50 (13.55%) E-Commerce
9 50 (13.55%) OOD
10 49 (13.28%) Front End Development
10 49 (13.28%) Unit Testing
11 46 (12.47%) Complexity Analysis
12 44 (11.92%) Test Scripting
13 40 (10.84%) Automation Testing
14 39 (10.57%) Automated Testing
15 38 (10.30%) Test Strategy
16 35 (9.49%) Non-Functional Testing
16 35 (9.49%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 116 (31.44%) JavaScript
2 110 (29.81%) SQL
3 105 (28.46%) Java
4 98 (26.56%) C#
5 58 (15.72%) Python
6 26 (7.05%) Ruby
7 25 (6.78%) T-SQL
8 19 (5.15%) C++
9 17 (4.61%) PHP
10 14 (3.79%) PowerShell
11 12 (3.25%) VB
12 9 (2.44%) Go
12 9 (2.44%) Perl
13 8 (2.17%) Scala
13 8 (2.17%) VB6
14 7 (1.90%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.63%) VC++
16 4 (1.08%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.81%) C
18 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (20.05%) ISTQB
2 46 (12.47%) ISEB
3 41 (11.11%) Degree
4 23 (6.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (3.25%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.25%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.08%) MCSE
8 1 (0.27%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (30.62%) QA
2 7 (1.90%) Section 508
3 4 (1.08%) SDET
3 4 (1.08%) SLA
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) ISO13485
System Software
1 12 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.17%) Docker
3 6 (1.63%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.08%) HDFS
4 4 (1.08%) VirtualBox
4 4 (1.08%) Xen
5 3 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (4.88%) Puppet
2 16 (4.34%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (2.71%) Ansible
5 7 (1.90%) Nagios
6 5 (1.36%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.36%) Terraform
7 4 (1.08%) Consul
7 4 (1.08%) Packer
7 4 (1.08%) Rancher
7 4 (1.08%) Salt
7 4 (1.08%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.81%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.54%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 55 (14.91%) Microsoft
2 49 (13.28%) Oracle
3 25 (6.78%) HP
4 15 (4.07%) VMware
5 11 (2.98%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.71%) SAP
7 6 (1.63%) Citrix
7 6 (1.63%) Google
8 5 (1.36%) New Relic
9 4 (1.08%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.08%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.08%) Dynatrace
9 4 (1.08%) Rackspace
9 4 (1.08%) SaltStack
9 4 (1.08%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.08%) Splunk
9 4 (1.08%) Telerik
10 3 (0.81%) ESRI
10 3 (0.81%) F5
10 3 (0.81%) Zend
London
The Collinson Group
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Jenkins Jacob
Salary: From £55 to £65 per annum Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, Pension & Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nanotek Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Nottingham Trent University
Salary: 31656
Posted: 10 days ago
Taunton
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Sutton, London UK
Reed Business Information
Salary: Competitive Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
St. Albans
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Posted: 8 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Attenda
Posted: 6 days ago
London
onefinestay
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Posted: 13 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 16 days ago