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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 587 716 756
Rank change year-on-year
+129 +40
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 295 245 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 244 212 182
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +8.23%

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
80020 92993 98289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.11% 87.55% 85.68%
Number of salaries quoted 65997 76776 80782
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 £31,000
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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +114 279 £50,000 - 23
London +83 117 £62,500 +19.04% 7
South East +62 56 £47,500 - 7
South West +33 27 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Yorkshire +15 25 £38,500 -35.83% 2
West Yorkshire +37 24 £39,250 -34.58% 2
Leeds +19 24 £39,250 -34.58% 2
North West -9 22 £40,000 +3.89% 3
Somerset - 19 £32,500 -
Kent - 18 £47,500 - 3
East of England +14 16 £52,500 +20.00% 1
East Midlands +17 14 £42,500 +5.59% 1
Manchester -23 14 £40,000 -13.04% 2
Northamptonshire +15 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Surrey +6 12 £51,250 +7.89% 1
Hampshire 0 10 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Fareham - 10 £40,000 -
South Wales +2 9 £34,087 -10.29%
Wales -5 9 £34,087 -10.29%
Rochdale - 9 £40,000 - 1
Woking - 9 £52,500 -
Chatham - 8 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 8 £52,500 - 1
Brighton - 7 £37,500 -
East Sussex - 7 £37,500 -
Taunton - 6 £32,500 -
Lancashire - 5 £37,500 -
St Albans - 5 £52,500 - 1
Berkshire +51 4 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Cambridge +18 4 £97,500 +178.57%

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 213 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (30.92%) Selenium
3 135 (25.76%) JavaScript
3 135 (25.76%) SQL
4 129 (24.62%) Test Automation
5 125 (23.85%) QA
6 123 (23.47%) ISTQB
7 122 (23.28%) Java
8 120 (22.90%) C#
9 114 (21.76%) HTML
10 111 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
11 110 (20.99%) Regression Testing
12 109 (20.80%) CSS
12 109 (20.80%) JIRA
13 106 (20.23%) Linux
14 104 (19.85%) Finance
15 103 (19.66%) AngularJS
16 102 (19.47%) Web Services
17 98 (18.70%) Performance Testing
18 97 (18.51%) BDD
19 92 (17.56%) Cucumber
20 89 (16.98%) Computer Science
21 86 (16.41%) Python
22 85 (16.22%) Ajax
23 84 (16.03%) Software Testing
24 83 (15.84%) ISEB
25 81 (15.46%) DevOps
26 79 (15.08%) Jenkins
26 79 (15.08%) XML
27 75 (14.31%) .NET

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 37 (7.06%) CMS
2 23 (4.39%) Umbraco
3 22 (4.20%) Confluence
4 12 (2.29%) Apache
5 10 (1.91%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.53%) OpenStack
6 8 (1.53%) WordPress
7 7 (1.34%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.15%) IIS
8 6 (1.15%) NServiceBus
8 6 (1.15%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.95%) nginx
9 5 (0.95%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.57%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.19%) JBoss
13 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 9 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.57%) SAP hybris
2 3 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.19%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 57 (10.88%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (5.53%) Amazon EC2
2 29 (5.53%) Amazon S3
3 24 (4.58%) SaaS
4 19 (3.63%) Route 53
5 17 (3.24%) Amazon ELB
5 17 (3.24%) Amazon EMR
5 17 (3.24%) Amazon Kinesis
5 17 (3.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 17 (3.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 14 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (1.53%) GitHub
8 8 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.76%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.38%) IaaS
13 1 (0.19%) DigitalOcean
13 1 (0.19%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.77%) Firewall
2 20 (3.82%) Internet
3 17 (3.24%) HTTP
4 10 (1.91%) ATM
4 10 (1.91%) WAN
5 7 (1.34%) DNS
6 4 (0.76%) SSL
7 3 (0.57%) BGP
7 3 (0.57%) Network Security
7 3 (0.57%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.38%) AMQP
8 2 (0.38%) FTP
8 2 (0.38%) SMTP
8 2 (0.38%) VPN
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.19%) LAN
9 1 (0.19%) TETRA
9 1 (0.19%) VoIP
9 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 46 (8.78%) Big Data
2 46 (8.78%) MySQL
3 19 (3.63%) NoSQL
4 16 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
6 9 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.34%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.34%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 162 (30.92%) Selenium
2 109 (20.80%) JIRA
3 92 (17.56%) Cucumber
4 79 (15.08%) Jenkins
5 74 (14.12%) JMeter
6 68 (12.98%) Git (software)
7 54 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 52 (9.92%) SpecFlow
9 32 (6.11%) HP UFT
10 26 (4.96%) Appium
10 26 (4.96%) Grunt
10 26 (4.96%) LoadRunner
11 25 (4.77%) NUnit
12 24 (4.58%) JUnit
13 23 (4.39%) Visual Studio
14 22 (4.20%) WebDriver
15 19 (3.63%) WATIR
16 18 (3.44%) Subversion
17 16 (3.05%) Robotium
18 15 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 104 (19.85%) Finance
2 31 (5.92%) Games
3 26 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.29%) Legal
5 10 (1.91%) Publishing
6 9 (1.72%) Banking
7 8 (1.53%) Back Office
7 8 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.15%) Law
8 6 (1.15%) Retail
9 5 (0.95%) Marketing
10 2 (0.38%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 117 (22.33%) Developer
2 98 (18.70%) Analyst
3 78 (14.89%) Test Analyst
4 72 (13.74%) Tester
5 57 (10.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 56 (10.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 38 (7.25%) Automation Tester
7 38 (7.25%) Senior Analyst
8 35 (6.68%) Linux Engineer
9 33 (6.30%) Test Engineer
10 32 (6.11%) Senior Test Analyst
11 30 (5.73%) Test Manager
12 26 (4.96%) C# Developer
12 26 (4.96%) Test Leader
13 23 (4.39%) Performance Tester
14 22 (4.20%) Node.js Developer
15 21 (4.01%) Full Stack Developer
16 20 (3.82%) Angular Developer
16 20 (3.82%) Support Engineer
17 19 (3.63%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (21.76%) HTML
2 109 (20.80%) CSS
3 103 (19.66%) AngularJS
4 102 (19.47%) Web Services
5 85 (16.22%) Ajax
6 79 (15.08%) XML
7 75 (14.31%) .NET
8 74 (14.12%) Node.js
9 71 (13.55%) JSON
10 67 (12.79%) HTML5
10 67 (12.79%) jQuery
11 63 (12.02%) React
12 61 (11.64%) Backbone.js
13 46 (8.78%) ASP.NET
14 32 (6.11%) SOAP
15 28 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC
16 26 (4.96%) REST
17 22 (4.20%) Sass
17 22 (4.20%) SignalR
17 22 (4.20%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 89 (16.98%) Computer Science
2 71 (13.55%) Data Structures
3 67 (12.79%) Algorithms
4 49 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (4.77%) User Experience
6 21 (4.01%) Mobile App
7 19 (3.63%) Mobile Payment
8 15 (2.86%) Fintech
9 9 (1.72%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.72%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.53%) Clustering
11 6 (1.15%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.95%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.95%) Spread Betting
12 5 (0.95%) Xbox
13 4 (0.76%) iPad
13 4 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (0.76%) RIA
13 4 (0.76%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 106 (20.23%) Linux
2 64 (12.21%) Windows
3 23 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (3.82%) Unix
5 9 (1.72%) CentOS
6 8 (1.53%) Android
6 8 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.53%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.15%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.95%) Solaris
9 3 (0.57%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.19%) AIX
11 1 (0.19%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (24.62%) Test Automation
3 111 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
4 110 (20.99%) Regression Testing
5 98 (18.70%) Performance Testing
6 97 (18.51%) BDD
7 84 (16.03%) Software Testing
8 81 (15.46%) DevOps
9 69 (13.17%) Non-Functional Testing
10 67 (12.79%) TDD
11 66 (12.60%) OO
12 62 (11.83%) Complexity Analysis
12 62 (11.83%) OOD
13 61 (11.64%) Functional Testing
14 60 (11.45%) Front End Development
15 57 (10.88%) Test Scripting
16 52 (9.92%) Mentoring
17 50 (9.54%) Scrum
18 47 (8.97%) Test Strategy
19 44 (8.40%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (25.76%) JavaScript
1 135 (25.76%) SQL
2 122 (23.28%) Java
3 120 (22.90%) C#
4 86 (16.41%) Python
5 42 (8.02%) Ruby
6 25 (4.77%) Perl
7 22 (4.20%) TypeScript
8 20 (3.82%) PowerShell
9 19 (3.63%) T-SQL
10 16 (3.05%) PHP
11 14 (2.67%) Go
12 13 (2.48%) Scala
13 12 (2.29%) C++
14 11 (2.10%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.72%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.95%) C
17 4 (0.76%) VB
18 3 (0.57%) Groovy
18 3 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 123 (23.47%) ISTQB
2 83 (15.84%) ISEB
3 63 (12.02%) Degree
4 38 (7.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 27 (5.15%) Security Cleared
6 18 (3.44%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) LPIC
7 1 (0.19%) MCSE
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (23.85%) QA
2 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.57%) SDET
2 3 (0.57%) Section 508
2 3 (0.57%) SEPA
3 1 (0.19%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (3.05%) Docker
2 15 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.29%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.72%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.57%) iptables
7 2 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.38%) vSphere
8 1 (0.19%) Ceph
8 1 (0.19%) Gluster
8 1 (0.19%) HDFS
8 1 (0.19%) KVM
8 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.19%) Varnish
8 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (8.40%) Puppet
2 36 (6.87%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (4.77%) HP Quality Center
4 21 (4.01%) Ansible
5 15 (2.86%) Nagios
6 9 (1.72%) Salt
7 6 (1.15%) Terraform
8 5 (0.95%) Mesos
9 4 (0.76%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.76%) Kibana
9 4 (0.76%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.76%) Perfmon
10 3 (0.57%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.57%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.38%) HP SiteScope
11 2 (0.38%) Marathon
12 1 (0.19%) Graylog
12 1 (0.19%) logstash
12 1 (0.19%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 61 (11.64%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.44%) HP
3 38 (7.25%) Oracle
4 21 (4.01%) Red Hat
5 19 (3.63%) VMware
6 17 (3.24%) IBM
7 16 (3.05%) SAP
8 11 (2.10%) Atlassian
8 11 (2.10%) Telerik
9 8 (1.53%) Google
9 8 (1.53%) New Relic
9 8 (1.53%) Perforce
10 5 (0.95%) SaltStack
11 4 (0.76%) ATG
11 4 (0.76%) Citrix
11 4 (0.76%) hybris
11 4 (0.76%) Tableau
11 4 (0.76%) Veritas
11 4 (0.76%) Zerto
12 3 (0.57%) F5
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary Details - Please contact for details
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Stott & May
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 70k + bonus, 9% pension, 25 days holiday and more!
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Full Benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Dovetail Games
Salary: Excellent work-life balance, free parking, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Dovetail Games
Salary: Excellent work-life balance, free parking, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Encore
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ProArch IT Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago