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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 186 174 140
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -34
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 10 42 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.22% 0.85% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 1.00% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 40 36
Average salary £42,500 £53,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.93% +41.44%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £43,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +15.13%
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
3866 4212 3023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.55% 85.13% 81.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2997 3426 2353
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 £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 -19 10 £42,500 -20.93%
Load Testing
Yorkshire

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) Retail
3 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
3 14 (82.35%) C#
3 14 (82.35%) SQL
3 14 (82.35%) .NET
4 13 (76.47%) HTML
4 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
4 13 (76.47%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (76.47%) Software Testing
4 13 (76.47%) WPF
4 13 (76.47%) HTML5
4 13 (76.47%) Agile Testing
5 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
7 8 (47.06%) Apache Flex
7 8 (47.06%) Integration Testing
7 8 (47.06%) NHS
8 7 (41.18%) Apple iOS
9 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
10 5 (29.41%) XML
10 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
10 5 (29.41%) Apple
10 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
10 5 (29.41%) ReSharper
10 5 (29.41%) SoapUI
10 5 (29.41%) Big Data
10 5 (29.41%) Analytics
10 5 (29.41%) Private Cloud

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.88%) Umbraco
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) ReSharper
1 5 (29.41%) SoapUI
1 5 (29.41%) Moq
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (5.88%) LoadUI
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) JMeter
2 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 15 (88.24%) Retail
2 13 (76.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
2 13 (76.47%) WPF
2 13 (76.47%) HTML5
3 8 (47.06%) Apache Flex
4 5 (29.41%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) WCF
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) NHS
2 5 (29.41%) Private Cloud
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
3 13 (76.47%) Software Testing
3 13 (76.47%) Agile Testing
4 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
6 8 (47.06%) Integration Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (29.41%) Analytics
8 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
8 4 (23.53%) Coaching
8 4 (23.53%) People Management
9 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
10 2 (11.76%) TDD
10 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
10 2 (11.76%) BDD
11 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
11 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
11 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
11 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Apple
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) HP