The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 183 176 141
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -35
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 23 35 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.50% 0.72% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.84% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 33 31
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +57.89%
UK excluding London average salary £38,219 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-15.07% +18.42%
Load Testing
Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4051 4190 2957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 87.63% 85.84% 83.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3203 3338 2261
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Load Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Load Testing
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 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
Leeds -9 23 £47,500 -20.83%
Load Testing
Yorkshire

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (84.62%) Retail
2 22 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (80.77%) Software Engineering
3 21 (80.77%) C#
3 21 (80.77%) SQL
3 21 (80.77%) .NET
4 20 (76.92%) HTML
4 20 (76.92%) ASP.NET
4 20 (76.92%) NHS
4 20 (76.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 20 (76.92%) Software Testing
4 20 (76.92%) Integration Testing
4 20 (76.92%) Apache Flex
4 20 (76.92%) WPF
4 20 (76.92%) HTML5
4 20 (76.92%) Agile Testing
5 10 (38.46%) Mentoring
5 10 (38.46%) Coaching
5 10 (38.46%) People Management
5 10 (38.46%) Automated Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Open Source
7 3 (11.54%) JMeter
8 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
8 2 (7.69%) Finance
8 2 (7.69%) ISEB
8 2 (7.69%) Windows
8 2 (7.69%) Linux
8 2 (7.69%) Python

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) Drupal
1 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JMeter
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (3.85%) LoadUI
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (84.62%) Retail
2 20 (76.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Games
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Software Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (3.85%) Test Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (3.85%) Functional Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Test Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (3.85%) Programmer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 20 (76.92%) ASP.NET
2 20 (76.92%) Apache Flex
2 20 (76.92%) WPF
2 20 (76.92%) HTML
2 20 (76.92%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) WCF
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (76.92%) NHS
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Debian
1 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
1 2 (7.69%) Android
1 2 (7.69%) CentOS
1 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (80.77%) Software Engineering
4 20 (76.92%) Software Testing
4 20 (76.92%) Integration Testing
4 20 (76.92%) Agile Testing
5 10 (38.46%) Mentoring
5 10 (38.46%) Coaching
5 10 (38.46%) People Management
5 10 (38.46%) Automated Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Open Source
8 2 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (7.69%) SDLC
8 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
8 2 (7.69%) BDD
8 2 (7.69%) TDD
8 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.85%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) C#
1 21 (80.77%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.85%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
1 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
1 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) HP