The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 95 98 91
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 10 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.72% 0.30% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.38% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 5
Average salary £35,369 £30,565 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -38.87%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.42%
Load Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1119 1045 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.09% 78.04% 75.52%
Number of salaries quoted 913 910 828
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Wales region.

Load Testing Salary Trend in Wales

Load Testing
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +9 10 £35,369 +15.71% 1
Load Testing
UK

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Load Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Load Testing.

1 8 (66.67%) JMeter
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (41.67%) Selenium
4 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 4 (33.33%) ISEB
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) J2EE
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (25.00%) IBM
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Spring
6 3 (25.00%) JSF
6 3 (25.00%) Maven
6 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (25.00%) Ajax
6 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (25.00%) Web Development
6 3 (25.00%) Java EE
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Spring Web Flow

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Load Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Load Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) Informix
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) JMeter
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (25.00%) Artifactory
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (25.00%) Maven
3 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 3 (25.00%) Programmer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) QA Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
2 3 (25.00%) JSF
2 3 (25.00%) Ajax
2 3 (25.00%) Java EE
2 3 (25.00%) Spring Web Flow
2 3 (25.00%) JPA
3 1 (8.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) HP
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