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 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 188 198 139
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -59
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 17 11 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.36% 0.23% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.27% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 33
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +22.85%
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
4200 4130 3103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 89.57% 84.72% 86.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3366 3203 2428
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Testing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Load Testing Salary Histogram 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 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
Leeds +19 16 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Halifax - 1 £30,000 -
Load Testing
Yorkshire

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (79.31%) Software Engineering
2 23 (79.31%) Software Testing
2 23 (79.31%) C#
2 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 23 (79.31%) .NET
2 23 (79.31%) Agile Testing
3 22 (75.86%) HTML
3 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
3 22 (75.86%) NHS
3 22 (75.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 22 (75.86%) Retail
3 22 (75.86%) Apache Flex
3 22 (75.86%) WPF
3 22 (75.86%) Integration Testing
3 22 (75.86%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (75.86%) HTML5
4 11 (37.93%) Automated Testing
4 11 (37.93%) Mentoring
4 11 (37.93%) Coaching
4 11 (37.93%) People Management
5 6 (20.69%) JMeter
6 5 (17.24%) Open Source
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
7 4 (13.79%) CentOS
7 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
7 4 (13.79%) Games
7 4 (13.79%) Debian
7 4 (13.79%) Linux

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.45%) CMS
1 1 (3.45%) Drupal
1 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) JMeter
2 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.90%) LoadUI
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.45%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 22 (75.86%) Pharmaceutical
1 22 (75.86%) Retail
2 4 (13.79%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Software Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 1 (3.45%) Test Specialist
3 1 (3.45%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (3.45%) Performance Test Specialist
3 1 (3.45%) Analyst
3 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (3.45%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (3.45%) Programmer
3 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (3.45%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) ASP.NET
2 22 (75.86%) HTML
2 22 (75.86%) Apache Flex
2 22 (75.86%) WPF
2 22 (75.86%) HTML5
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (75.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
1 4 (13.79%) Debian
1 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
1 4 (13.79%) CentOS
1 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (79.31%) Software Engineering
2 23 (79.31%) Software Testing
2 23 (79.31%) Agile Testing
3 22 (75.86%) Integration Testing
3 22 (75.86%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (37.93%) Automated Testing
4 11 (37.93%) Mentoring
4 11 (37.93%) Coaching
4 11 (37.93%) People Management
5 5 (17.24%) Open Source
5 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Web Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) C#
1 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
1 4 (13.79%) Vagrant
1 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) HP