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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 771 779 775
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 156 179 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 141 148 190
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% -6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-1.20% -5.14%

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
86678 92333 100261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.39% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 72146 75008 81488
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 25 May 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 May 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
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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 -6 143 £50,000 +12.35% 23
London -2 62 £65,000 +36.84% 8
South East -10 19 £35,000 -30.00% 4
East of England +31 18 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South West +13 16 £40,000 +25.00% 3
Yorkshire +4 16 £43,750 +25.00% 1
South Yorkshire +28 10 £40,750 +8.66% 1
City of London +38 8 £60,000 +29.72% 2
Surrey -25 8 £35,000 -30.00% 2
North West +21 7 £41,000 +12.32% 3
Manchester +14 7 £41,000 - 2
Bedfordshire +10 7 £52,500 -12.50%
Gloucestershire -5 7 £45,000 +40.62% 2
Cheltenham -14 7 £45,000 +40.62% 2
Somerset - 7 £31,250 -
Cambridgeshire +5 6 £33,000 -12.00% 1
Cambridge +4 6 £33,000 -12.00% 1
Scotland -1 6 £30,000 -31.42%
Glasgow -5 6 £30,000 -14.28%
West Yorkshire -5 6 £60,000 +41.17%
Horley - 6 £35,000 -
Edinburgh +9 5 £30,000 -42.85%
Leeds +1 5 £60,000 +41.17%
Rotherham - 5 £45,000 - 1
Reading +23 4 £57,500 +21.05%
Sheffield +20 4 £35,000 -6.66%
Berkshire +16 4 £57,500 +21.05%
Luton - 4 £53,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 3 £30,000 -
North East 0 3 £30,000 -

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 153 (48.42%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (35.44%) QA
3 111 (35.13%) SQL
4 89 (28.16%) Selenium
5 87 (27.53%) Performance Testing
6 80 (25.32%) JavaScript
7 73 (23.10%) Computer Science
8 72 (22.78%) ISEB
9 71 (22.47%) C#
10 65 (20.57%) Java
11 63 (19.94%) XML
11 63 (19.94%) Test Automation
12 62 (19.62%) Finance
13 61 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
14 60 (18.99%) Automated Testing
14 60 (18.99%) E-Commerce
15 59 (18.67%) .NET
16 57 (18.04%) HTML
16 57 (18.04%) Oracle
17 56 (17.72%) TDD
18 55 (17.41%) CSS
18 55 (17.41%) OO
19 53 (16.77%) Degree
20 52 (16.46%) Test Scripting
21 49 (15.51%) ISTQB
21 49 (15.51%) SQL Server
22 48 (15.19%) User Acceptance Testing
23 46 (14.56%) Software Testing
23 46 (14.56%) Windows
24 44 (13.92%) Linux

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 42 (13.29%) Node.js
2 17 (5.38%) Apache Pig
3 11 (3.48%) CMS
4 8 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.22%) Apache
6 6 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.27%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.27%) IIS
8 3 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.95%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.95%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.32%) Drupal
9 1 (0.32%) JBoss
9 1 (0.32%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (4.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.90%) MS Office
3 6 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.27%) MS Project
5 3 (0.95%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (2.85%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.95%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.53%) GitHub
3 6 (1.90%) SaaS
4 4 (1.27%) IaaS
5 3 (0.95%) DigitalOcean
5 3 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.95%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.38%) Internet
2 11 (3.48%) HTTP
3 8 (2.53%) DNS
4 6 (1.90%) Firewall
5 5 (1.58%) VPN
6 4 (1.27%) BGP
6 4 (1.27%) Network Security
7 3 (0.95%) WinSCP
8 2 (0.63%) Extranet
8 2 (0.63%) Intranet
8 2 (0.63%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.32%) IPsec
9 1 (0.32%) NetScreen
9 1 (0.32%) SAN
9 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.54%) Big Data
3 21 (6.65%) Hadoop
4 18 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (5.38%) Apache Hive
5 17 (5.38%) Data Mining
6 10 (3.16%) MySQL
6 10 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.53%) MS Access
7 8 (2.53%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (2.53%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.90%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.58%) Redis
10 4 (1.27%) UniData
Development Applications
1 89 (28.16%) Selenium
2 44 (13.92%) JIRA
3 42 (13.29%) JMeter
4 38 (12.03%) Jenkins
4 38 (12.03%) Visual Studio
5 31 (9.81%) HP UFT
6 29 (9.18%) Cucumber
7 27 (8.54%) WebDriver
8 26 (8.23%) Git (software)
8 26 (8.23%) LoadRunner
9 24 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (4.75%) SoapUI
11 14 (4.43%) FitNesse
11 14 (4.43%) Subversion
12 13 (4.11%) SpecFlow
13 12 (3.80%) Hudson
14 10 (3.16%) NUnit
15 8 (2.53%) NeoLoad
15 8 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 7 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 62 (19.62%) Finance
2 17 (5.38%) Retail
3 13 (4.11%) Marketing
4 8 (2.53%) Legal
4 8 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.22%) Electronics
5 7 (2.22%) Law
5 7 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.58%) Games
7 4 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.95%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.95%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 72 (22.78%) Analyst
2 64 (20.25%) Developer
3 63 (19.94%) Test Analyst
4 48 (15.19%) Tester
5 44 (13.92%) Test Engineer
6 27 (8.54%) QA Engineer
6 27 (8.54%) Senior Analyst
6 27 (8.54%) Senior Test Analyst
7 23 (7.28%) Automation Tester
8 22 (6.96%) QA Tester
9 21 (6.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 18 (5.70%) Software Tester
11 17 (5.38%) Technical Engineer
12 16 (5.06%) Administrator
13 15 (4.75%) Automation Test Analyst
13 15 (4.75%) Manual Test Analyst
14 14 (4.43%) DBA
14 14 (4.43%) Software Test Engineer
14 14 (4.43%) Test Automation Engineer
15 13 (4.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (19.94%) XML
2 59 (18.67%) .NET
3 57 (18.04%) HTML
4 55 (17.41%) CSS
5 43 (13.61%) JSON
5 43 (13.61%) Web Services
6 39 (12.34%) jQuery
7 37 (11.71%) AngularJS
7 37 (11.71%) HTML5
8 29 (9.18%) Ajax
8 29 (9.18%) Backbone.js
9 27 (8.54%) React
10 22 (6.96%) SOAP
11 19 (6.01%) .NET Framework
12 18 (5.70%) ASP.NET
13 12 (3.80%) REST
14 11 (3.48%) LAMP
15 10 (3.16%) LINQ
15 10 (3.16%) Middleware
15 10 (3.16%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 73 (23.10%) Computer Science
2 33 (10.44%) Algorithms
3 29 (9.18%) Data Structures
4 19 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.01%) Mobile Payment
5 18 (5.70%) N-Tier
6 11 (3.48%) User Experience
7 8 (2.53%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.53%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.90%) iPad
9 5 (1.58%) Clustering
9 5 (1.58%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.58%) Fintech
9 5 (1.58%) Physics
10 4 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.27%) RIA
10 4 (1.27%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.95%) Replication
11 3 (0.95%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.56%) Windows
2 44 (13.92%) Linux
3 26 (8.23%) Unix
4 18 (5.70%) Android
4 18 (5.70%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.58%) Solaris
6 4 (1.27%) AIX
7 3 (0.95%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.32%) Debian
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (48.42%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (27.53%) Performance Testing
3 63 (19.94%) Test Automation
4 61 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (18.99%) Automated Testing
5 60 (18.99%) E-Commerce
6 56 (17.72%) TDD
7 55 (17.41%) OO
8 52 (16.46%) Test Scripting
9 48 (15.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 46 (14.56%) Software Testing
11 44 (13.92%) Functional Testing
11 44 (13.92%) Scrum
11 44 (13.92%) Test Strategy
12 38 (12.03%) BDD
13 34 (10.76%) Automation Testing
14 33 (10.44%) Mentoring
15 32 (10.13%) Manual Testing
15 32 (10.13%) Performance Tuning
15 32 (10.13%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (35.13%) SQL
2 80 (25.32%) JavaScript
3 71 (22.47%) C#
4 65 (20.57%) Java
5 30 (9.49%) Python
6 26 (8.23%) T-SQL
7 20 (6.33%) Ruby
8 19 (6.01%) PL/SQL
9 16 (5.06%) C++
9 16 (5.06%) PHP
10 13 (4.11%) PowerShell
11 11 (3.48%) VB.NET
12 10 (3.16%) VB
13 8 (2.53%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.53%) VB6
14 5 (1.58%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.58%) C
14 5 (1.58%) VC++
15 4 (1.27%) Go
15 4 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 72 (22.78%) ISEB
2 53 (16.77%) Degree
3 49 (15.51%) ISTQB
4 32 (10.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (4.11%) SC Cleared
5 13 (4.11%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.53%) OCP
6 8 (2.53%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.27%) HP ASE
8 4 (1.27%) MCSE
9 1 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (35.44%) QA
2 5 (1.58%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.58%) ISO 14001
2 5 (1.58%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.58%) Section 508
3 4 (1.27%) SDET
3 4 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.16%) Docker
2 9 (2.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.90%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.95%) HDFS
5 3 (0.95%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.95%) Xen
6 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (8.23%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (3.48%) Puppet
3 6 (1.90%) Ansible
3 6 (1.90%) Perfmon
4 4 (1.27%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (1.27%) Salt
5 3 (0.95%) DameWare
5 3 (0.95%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.95%) Nagios
5 3 (0.95%) Packer
5 3 (0.95%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (0.95%) Terraform
5 3 (0.95%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 57 (18.04%) Oracle
2 42 (13.29%) Microsoft
3 31 (9.81%) HP
4 11 (3.48%) VMware
5 8 (2.53%) SAP
6 7 (2.22%) Citrix
7 6 (1.90%) Google
8 5 (1.58%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.58%) RedGate
9 4 (1.27%) Dynatrace
9 4 (1.27%) F5
9 4 (1.27%) IBM
10 3 (0.95%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.95%) LexisNexis
10 3 (0.95%) New Relic
10 3 (0.95%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.95%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.95%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.95%) Splunk
London
Freshtechit
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McCabe & Barton
Salary: bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Preston)
Salary: From £25,700 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Sutton, London - UK
Reed Business Information
Posted: 7 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford
Nixor
Salary: £70,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheltenham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 19 days ago
England
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
England
aap3
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago