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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 88 96 100
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 14 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.00% 0.31% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.41% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 1
Average salary £37,937 £30,565 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.11% -38.87%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +22.85%
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
1155 982 994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 82.80% 75.95% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 966 862 888
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 +1 14 £37,937 +24.11% 2
Load Testing
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Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (53.33%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) JMeter
2 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (26.67%) UNIX
4 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) J2EE
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
4 4 (26.67%) IBM
4 4 (26.67%) ISEB
4 4 (26.67%) Banking
4 4 (26.67%) Spring
4 4 (26.67%) JSF
4 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
4 4 (26.67%) Ajax
4 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
4 4 (26.67%) Web Development
4 4 (26.67%) Java EE
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) Spring Web Flow
4 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) Informix
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) JMeter
2 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
3 3 (20.00%) Maven
3 3 (20.00%) Selenium
3 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (20.00%) Artifactory
3 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) Zephyr
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (26.67%) Programmer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (20.00%) Development DBA
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Development DBA
4 3 (20.00%) DBA
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (13.33%) Support Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) J2EE
2 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (26.67%) Spring
2 4 (26.67%) JSF
2 4 (26.67%) Ajax
2 4 (26.67%) Java EE
2 4 (26.67%) Spring Web Flow
2 4 (26.67%) JPA
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) COM
3 1 (6.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Web Development
2 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Information Governance
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) ISEB
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Certification
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: Competitive plus bonus, pension, study leave etc
Posted: 11 days ago