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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Testing
UK
Rank 633 791 733
Rank change year-on-year
+158 -58
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 219 158 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 165 144 175
Median salary £45,500 £46,750 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.67% +14.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
73661 90442 92402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.79% 88.31% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 60548 75022 75488
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 26 February 2017 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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +156 213 £45,500 -4.21% 24
London +92 77 £57,500 +9.52% 14
South East +87 54 £34,750 -13.12% 4
South West +35 36 £42,500 +30.76% 1
East of England +47 19 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Hertfordshire - 16 £47,500 - 1
Kent - 15 - - 1
Chatham - 14 - -
Somerset -2 13 £32,500 +22.64%
Berkshire +59 9 £45,250 +13.12% 1
Oxfordshire +12 9 £35,000 -4.10% 1
North West 0 9 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Wiltshire +24 8 £60,000 +84.61%
Devon +8 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Manchester -17 8 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Surrey +37 7 £31,500 -30.00% 1
East Midlands +6 7 £42,500 +4.93% 2
Exeter -5 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Crawley - 7 £29,500 -
Bristol - 7 £42,500 - 1
West Sussex - 7 £29,500 -
Rochdale - 6 £40,000 - 1
Malmesbury - 6 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £45,500 - 1
Hampshire +29 5 £44,000 +60.00%
Radlett - 5 £47,500 -
Oxford - 5 £35,000 - 1
Birmingham - 5 £45,500 - 1
St Albans - 5 £52,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £42,500 -

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 223 (42.97%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (32.18%) Selenium
3 144 (27.75%) SQL
4 128 (24.66%) QA
5 122 (23.51%) Continuous Integration
6 119 (22.93%) Test Automation
7 118 (22.74%) ISTQB
8 114 (21.97%) JavaScript
9 111 (21.39%) C#
10 105 (20.23%) AngularJS
11 104 (20.04%) BDD
12 103 (19.85%) Java
12 103 (19.85%) Linux
13 99 (19.08%) DevOps
14 98 (18.88%) Web Services
14 98 (18.88%) Regression Testing
15 97 (18.69%) Performance Testing
16 96 (18.50%) JIRA
17 95 (18.30%) Finance
18 93 (17.92%) ISEB
19 90 (17.34%) Cucumber
20 88 (16.96%) HTML
21 83 (15.99%) CSS
22 80 (15.41%) .NET
23 77 (14.84%) Software Testing
24 76 (14.64%) Git (software)
25 75 (14.45%) Python
26 74 (14.26%) XML
26 74 (14.26%) Non-Functional Testing
27 73 (14.07%) Jenkins

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 59 (11.37%) CMS
2 33 (6.36%) Umbraco
3 21 (4.05%) Confluence
4 18 (3.47%) WordPress
5 17 (3.28%) IIS
6 16 (3.08%) Tomcat
7 13 (2.50%) Apache
8 9 (1.73%) nginx
8 9 (1.73%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.96%) NServiceBus
10 5 (0.96%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.58%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.58%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.19%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (1.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) MS Office
2 1 (0.19%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.77%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 62 (11.95%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (5.20%) SaaS
3 26 (5.01%) Amazon EC2
3 26 (5.01%) Amazon S3
4 18 (3.47%) AWS CloudFormation
4 18 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (2.50%) Route 53
6 12 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (2.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (1.73%) Amazon ELB
8 9 (1.73%) Amazon EMR
8 9 (1.73%) Amazon Kinesis
8 9 (1.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 9 (1.73%) Google App Engine
8 9 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.96%) GitHub
10 3 (0.58%) Akamai
10 3 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.58%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.97%) Internet
2 25 (4.82%) Firewall
3 18 (3.47%) HTTP
4 15 (2.89%) WAN
5 10 (1.93%) ATM
6 6 (1.16%) DNS
6 6 (1.16%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.96%) SSL
8 2 (0.39%) BGP
8 2 (0.39%) FTP
8 2 (0.39%) LAN
8 2 (0.39%) Network Security
8 2 (0.39%) SMTP
8 2 (0.39%) VoIP
8 2 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.19%) AMQP
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.19%) Intranet
9 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.19%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 44 (8.48%) MySQL
3 27 (5.20%) Big Data
4 25 (4.82%) NoSQL
5 17 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.73%) BigQuery
8 8 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
8 8 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.35%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.77%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.77%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 167 (32.18%) Selenium
2 96 (18.50%) JIRA
3 90 (17.34%) Cucumber
4 76 (14.64%) Git (software)
5 73 (14.07%) Jenkins
6 62 (11.95%) JMeter
7 56 (10.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 47 (9.06%) SpecFlow
9 41 (7.90%) Grunt
10 32 (6.17%) Appium
11 29 (5.59%) HP UFT
11 29 (5.59%) WebDriver
12 25 (4.82%) Visual Studio
13 24 (4.62%) LoadRunner
14 22 (4.24%) WATIR
15 20 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 19 (3.66%) SoapUI
17 18 (3.47%) JUnit
18 17 (3.28%) Calabash
18 17 (3.28%) TeamCity
General
1 95 (18.30%) Finance
2 31 (5.97%) Games
3 21 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.66%) Legal
5 13 (2.50%) Publishing
5 13 (2.50%) Retail
6 12 (2.31%) Banking
7 11 (2.12%) Back Office
8 8 (1.54%) Marketing
9 4 (0.77%) Law
9 4 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.39%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 103 (19.85%) Developer
2 87 (16.76%) Analyst
3 68 (13.10%) Test Analyst
4 64 (12.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 55 (10.60%) Tester
6 48 (9.25%) Test Engineer
7 43 (8.29%) JavaScript Developer
8 37 (7.13%) Test Manager
9 36 (6.94%) Linux Engineer
10 34 (6.55%) C# Developer
11 28 (5.39%) Angular Developer
11 28 (5.39%) Test Leader
12 26 (5.01%) Senior Analyst
12 26 (5.01%) Support Engineer
13 25 (4.82%) Full Stack Developer
14 23 (4.43%) QA Tester
14 23 (4.43%) Test Automation Engineer
15 22 (4.24%) QA Leader
15 22 (4.24%) Senior Test Analyst
16 20 (3.85%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (20.23%) AngularJS
2 98 (18.88%) Web Services
3 88 (16.96%) HTML
4 83 (15.99%) CSS
5 80 (15.41%) .NET
6 74 (14.26%) XML
7 66 (12.72%) Ajax
8 57 (10.98%) JSON
9 54 (10.40%) HTML5
9 54 (10.40%) Node.js
10 50 (9.63%) jQuery
11 46 (8.86%) ASP.NET
12 45 (8.67%) React
13 44 (8.48%) Backbone.js
14 39 (7.51%) ASP.NET MVC
15 32 (6.17%) REST
15 32 (6.17%) Sass
15 32 (6.17%) SignalR
15 32 (6.17%) WebSockets
16 25 (4.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (12.14%) Computer Science
3 53 (10.21%) Data Structures
4 45 (8.67%) Algorithms
5 42 (8.09%) Mobile App
6 41 (7.90%) User Experience
7 22 (4.24%) Fintech
8 19 (3.66%) Mobile Payment
9 12 (2.31%) Xbox
10 10 (1.93%) Spread Betting
11 7 (1.35%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.35%) iPad
12 6 (1.16%) Life Science
13 5 (0.96%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.77%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.58%) Virtual Team
16 2 (0.39%) Internet of Things
16 2 (0.39%) Public Cloud
16 2 (0.39%) RIA
16 2 (0.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 103 (19.85%) Linux
2 58 (11.18%) Windows
3 16 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (2.70%) CentOS
5 9 (1.73%) Android
5 9 (1.73%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.54%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.54%) Unix
6 8 (1.54%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.35%) Kali Linux
8 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.19%) Debian
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.19%) Solaris
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (42.97%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (23.51%) Continuous Integration
3 119 (22.93%) Test Automation
4 104 (20.04%) BDD
5 99 (19.08%) DevOps
6 98 (18.88%) Regression Testing
7 97 (18.69%) Performance Testing
8 77 (14.84%) Software Testing
9 74 (14.26%) Non-Functional Testing
10 66 (12.72%) Scrum
11 64 (12.33%) Security Testing
12 62 (11.95%) Functional Testing
13 61 (11.75%) MVC
14 60 (11.56%) Performance Tuning
14 60 (11.56%) TDD
15 59 (11.37%) Web Development
16 56 (10.79%) Test Scripting
17 51 (9.83%) Exploratory Testing
17 51 (9.83%) User Acceptance Testing
18 49 (9.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 144 (27.75%) SQL
2 114 (21.97%) JavaScript
3 111 (21.39%) C#
4 103 (19.85%) Java
5 75 (14.45%) Python
6 42 (8.09%) Ruby
7 32 (6.17%) TypeScript
8 30 (5.78%) Perl
9 22 (4.24%) PowerShell
10 20 (3.85%) T-SQL
11 18 (3.47%) PHP
12 15 (2.89%) Bash Shell
13 13 (2.50%) C++
14 12 (2.31%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.73%) Go
15 9 (1.73%) Scala
16 7 (1.35%) C
17 4 (0.77%) Groovy
18 3 (0.58%) Erlang
19 2 (0.39%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 118 (22.74%) ISTQB
2 93 (17.92%) ISEB
3 52 (10.02%) Degree
4 41 (7.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 26 (5.01%) Security Cleared
6 14 (2.70%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.19%) LPIC
8 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (24.66%) QA
2 7 (1.35%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.16%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.58%) SEPA
5 2 (0.39%) Section 508
6 1 (0.19%) PMO
6 1 (0.19%) SDET
System Software
1 22 (4.24%) Active Directory
1 22 (4.24%) Docker
2 17 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.89%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.77%) Varnish
5 3 (0.58%) iptables
6 2 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.39%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.39%) vCloud
6 2 (0.39%) vSphere
7 1 (0.19%) Ceph
7 1 (0.19%) Gluster
7 1 (0.19%) KVM
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 44 (8.48%) Puppet
2 40 (7.71%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (4.24%) Ansible
3 22 (4.24%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (2.70%) Salt
5 11 (2.12%) Nagios
6 9 (1.73%) Perfmon
7 7 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (1.35%) Kibana
8 5 (0.96%) Mesos
9 4 (0.77%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.77%) Terraform
10 3 (0.58%) Ambari
11 2 (0.39%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.39%) Grafana
11 2 (0.39%) logstash
11 2 (0.39%) Marathon
11 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 60 (11.56%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.55%) HP
3 23 (4.43%) VMware
4 22 (4.24%) IBM
4 22 (4.24%) Oracle
5 18 (3.47%) Perforce
6 15 (2.89%) Red Hat
7 14 (2.70%) SAP
7 14 (2.70%) Telerik
8 12 (2.31%) Google
9 10 (1.93%) New Relic
10 9 (1.73%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.73%) Tableau
11 5 (0.96%) ATG
11 5 (0.96%) hybris
12 4 (0.77%) Demandware
12 4 (0.77%) RedGate
12 4 (0.77%) SaltStack
12 4 (0.77%) Zerto
13 3 (0.58%) F5
London
James Joseph Associates.
Salary: Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Understanding Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Morgan McKinley UK
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Share Options, £20 a week lunch vouchers
Posted: 18 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,500 per annum bonus and benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £42 to £52k + 7.5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Generous + 20% + extensive benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago