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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 742 754 766
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +12
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 185 230 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 164 177 186
Median salary £47,500 £44,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% -6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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
86074 96066 99488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.83% 87.26% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71841 78584 80267
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 £31,000
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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -8 179 £50,000 +11.11% 22
London +32 65 £62,500 +19.04% 9
East of England +46 27 £54,000 +8.00% 1
South East -14 21 £35,000 -30.00% 7
North West +27 20 £41,000 +9.33% 3
Manchester +23 19 £41,000 +9.33% 2
South West +22 17 £40,000 +6.66%
Yorkshire +3 17 £38,000 -14.60% 1
Hertfordshire +34 16 £70,000 +154.54%
Surrey +14 9 £35,000 -26.31% 4
Leeds +13 9 £38,000 -20.00%
West Yorkshire +10 9 £38,000 -20.00%
West Midlands -5 9 £47,500 +52.00% 1
Birmingham -5 9 £47,500 +171.42% 1
Bedfordshire +26 8 £53,500 -10.83%
South Yorkshire +6 8 £42,500 -4.49% 1
Somerset -2 8 £32,500 -
Watford - 8 £70,000 -
Gloucestershire -7 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Cheltenham -12 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Luton +17 6 £54,000 -1.81%
Horley - 6 £35,000 - 1
City of London +29 5 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Berkshire +1 5 - -
Rotherham - 5 £42,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £37,500 -
Reading +10 4 - -
Leatherhead +14 3 £50,000 - 3
Sheffield +11 3 £35,000 -21.34% 1
Oxfordshire -17 3 £28,250 +25.55%

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (45.29%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (34.71%) SQL
3 111 (32.65%) JavaScript
4 104 (30.59%) QA
5 96 (28.24%) Java
6 92 (27.06%) C#
6 92 (27.06%) Selenium
7 84 (24.71%) HTML
8 80 (23.53%) CSS
9 71 (20.88%) Computer Science
10 70 (20.59%) OO
11 69 (20.29%) Finance
12 68 (20.00%) Test Automation
13 65 (19.12%) XML
14 64 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
14 64 (18.82%) Performance Testing
15 63 (18.53%) TDD
16 62 (18.24%) E-Commerce
17 59 (17.35%) Web Services
18 56 (16.47%) ISTQB
18 56 (16.47%) Node.js
19 55 (16.18%) Jenkins
20 54 (15.88%) JSON
21 52 (15.29%) jQuery
21 52 (15.29%) JMeter
21 52 (15.29%) Linux
22 51 (15.00%) HTML5
22 51 (15.00%) Algorithms
23 50 (14.71%) .NET
23 50 (14.71%) Regression Testing

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 (5.00%) Apache Pig
1 17 (5.00%) CMS
2 10 (2.94%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.35%) Apache
4 6 (1.76%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.47%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.88%) IIS
8 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.29%) Confluence
9 1 (0.29%) Drupal
9 1 (0.29%) JBoss
9 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.18%) InfoPath
2 4 (1.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.59%) Changepoint
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.82%) GitHub
3 7 (2.06%) SaaS
4 4 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.18%) DigitalOcean
4 4 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.18%) IaaS
4 4 (1.18%) Sumo Logic
5 3 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.59%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.59%) Route 53
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.29%) HTTP
2 12 (3.53%) Internet
3 9 (2.65%) DNS
4 6 (1.76%) Firewall
5 5 (1.47%) VPN
6 4 (1.18%) BGP
6 4 (1.18%) Network Security
7 2 (0.59%) Extranet
7 2 (0.59%) Intranet
7 2 (0.59%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.29%) AMQP
8 1 (0.29%) IPsec
8 1 (0.29%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.29%) SAN
8 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.29%) TETRA
8 1 (0.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 41 (12.06%) Big Data
3 27 (7.94%) Hadoop
4 18 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (5.00%) Apache Hive
5 17 (5.00%) Data Mining
5 17 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (3.53%) MySQL
8 11 (3.24%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.94%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (2.06%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.76%) MS Access
12 6 (1.76%) Neo4j
12 6 (1.76%) OrientDB
12 6 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.76%) Redis
13 4 (1.18%) Informix
13 4 (1.18%) UniData
Development Applications
1 92 (27.06%) Selenium
2 55 (16.18%) Jenkins
3 52 (15.29%) JMeter
4 48 (14.12%) JIRA
5 38 (11.18%) Visual Studio
6 35 (10.29%) Cucumber
7 29 (8.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (8.24%) Git (software)
8 28 (8.24%) Subversion
9 25 (7.35%) HP UFT
10 24 (7.06%) SpecFlow
11 21 (6.18%) WebDriver
12 20 (5.88%) LoadRunner
12 20 (5.88%) NUnit
13 17 (5.00%) SoapUI
14 15 (4.41%) Gradle
14 15 (4.41%) TestNG
15 10 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 9 (2.65%) FitNesse
16 9 (2.65%) TeamCity
General
1 69 (20.29%) Finance
2 15 (4.41%) Marketing
3 12 (3.53%) Retail
4 11 (3.24%) Legal
5 10 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.35%) Electronics
6 8 (2.35%) Law
6 8 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.35%) Publishing
7 6 (1.76%) Games
8 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (24.71%) Developer
2 66 (19.41%) Tester
3 59 (17.35%) Analyst
4 52 (15.29%) Test Engineer
5 50 (14.71%) Test Analyst
6 39 (11.47%) Automation Tester
7 28 (8.24%) JavaScript Developer
8 22 (6.47%) Test Automation Engineer
9 21 (6.18%) Senior Analyst
9 21 (6.18%) Software Tester
10 20 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
11 19 (5.59%) QA Tester
11 19 (5.59%) Software Test Engineer
12 18 (5.29%) QA Engineer
13 17 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 16 (4.71%) Selenium Tester
15 14 (4.12%) DevOps Engineer
16 12 (3.53%) Java Engineer
17 11 (3.24%) QA Analyst
17 11 (3.24%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (24.71%) HTML
2 80 (23.53%) CSS
3 65 (19.12%) XML
4 59 (17.35%) Web Services
5 56 (16.47%) Node.js
6 54 (15.88%) JSON
7 52 (15.29%) jQuery
8 51 (15.00%) HTML5
9 50 (14.71%) .NET
9 50 (14.71%) Ajax
10 46 (13.53%) AngularJS
11 41 (12.06%) Backbone.js
12 40 (11.76%) React
13 31 (9.12%) SOAP
14 28 (8.24%) ASP.NET
15 19 (5.59%) REST
15 19 (5.59%) Silverlight
16 17 (5.00%) Hibernate
16 17 (5.00%) Spring
17 15 (4.41%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 71 (20.88%) Computer Science
2 51 (15.00%) Algorithms
3 41 (12.06%) Data Structures
4 18 (5.29%) Mobile Payment
5 14 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.24%) N-Tier
7 10 (2.94%) Clustering
7 10 (2.94%) Mathematics
8 9 (2.65%) User Experience
9 7 (2.06%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.06%) Performance Metrics
9 7 (2.06%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.76%) iPad
11 4 (1.18%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.18%) Fintech
11 4 (1.18%) Replication
11 4 (1.18%) RIA
11 4 (1.18%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 52 (15.29%) Linux
2 44 (12.94%) Windows
3 17 (5.00%) Unix
4 10 (2.94%) Solaris
5 7 (2.06%) Android
5 7 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.18%) AIX
7 4 (1.18%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.29%) Debian
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (45.29%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (20.59%) OO
3 68 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 64 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (18.82%) Performance Testing
5 63 (18.53%) TDD
6 62 (18.24%) E-Commerce
7 50 (14.71%) Automated Testing
7 50 (14.71%) Regression Testing
8 49 (14.41%) Software Testing
9 48 (14.12%) Unit Testing
10 46 (13.53%) Test Scripting
11 45 (13.24%) BDD
12 43 (12.65%) OOD
13 42 (12.35%) Front End Development
13 42 (12.35%) Test Strategy
14 39 (11.47%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (11.47%) Functional Testing
15 37 (10.88%) User Acceptance Testing
16 36 (10.59%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 118 (34.71%) SQL
2 111 (32.65%) JavaScript
3 96 (28.24%) Java
4 92 (27.06%) C#
5 44 (12.94%) Python
6 34 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 23 (6.76%) Ruby
8 18 (5.29%) PHP
9 14 (4.12%) C++
10 13 (3.82%) PowerShell
11 11 (3.24%) VB
12 8 (2.35%) VB6
13 6 (1.76%) Go
13 6 (1.76%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.76%) VC++
14 5 (1.47%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.47%) Perl
14 5 (1.47%) Scala
15 4 (1.18%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (16.47%) ISTQB
2 40 (11.76%) ISEB
3 36 (10.59%) Degree
4 22 (6.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.94%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.18%) MCSE
8 1 (0.29%) HP ASE
8 1 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (30.59%) QA
2 7 (2.06%) Section 508
3 5 (1.47%) ISO 14001
3 5 (1.47%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.18%) SLA
5 3 (0.88%) SDET
6 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.29%) ISO13485
System Software
1 9 (2.65%) Docker
1 9 (2.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 9 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.18%) HDFS
3 4 (1.18%) VirtualBox
3 4 (1.18%) Xen
4 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (3.24%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (2.94%) Puppet
4 7 (2.06%) Ansible
5 6 (1.76%) Perfmon
6 5 (1.47%) Terraform
7 4 (1.18%) Consul
7 4 (1.18%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (1.18%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.18%) Nagios
7 4 (1.18%) Packer
7 4 (1.18%) Rancher
7 4 (1.18%) Salt
7 4 (1.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (14.12%) Microsoft
2 45 (13.24%) Oracle
3 22 (6.47%) HP
4 12 (3.53%) VMware
5 11 (3.24%) SAP
6 7 (2.06%) Citrix
7 6 (1.76%) Google
7 6 (1.76%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.47%) RedGate
9 4 (1.18%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.18%) Dynatrace
9 4 (1.18%) F5
9 4 (1.18%) New Relic
9 4 (1.18%) Rackspace
9 4 (1.18%) SaltStack
9 4 (1.18%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.18%) Splunk
9 4 (1.18%) Telerik
10 3 (0.88%) ESRI
11 1 (0.29%) Juniper
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horley, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + attractive package
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sqs Group (Uk) Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Dover
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
White Clarke Group
Salary: £55-65k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Insolvency Service
Salary: £31,559 - £37,871 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
TalentRocket
Posted: 22 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and excellent benefits!
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Acumin Consulting
Salary: Up to £55k DOE + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 27 days ago