The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 178 157 157
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 35 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.68% 0.67% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.84% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35 26 9
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £38,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +1.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4228 3078 2821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.32% 79.17% 77.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3408 2428 2359
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Load Testing
Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
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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
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Leeds -14 35 £35,000 -7.89% 2
Load Testing
Yorkshire

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 20 (46.51%) Scrum
2 19 (44.19%) QA
2 19 (44.19%) ISEB
3 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (32.56%) Selenium
5 13 (30.23%) Degree
5 13 (30.23%) SQL
5 13 (30.23%) XML
6 12 (27.91%) Apple iOS
6 12 (27.91%) Test Strategy
7 11 (25.58%) Performance Testing
7 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
8 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET
8 10 (23.26%) .NET
8 10 (23.26%) C#
8 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
8 10 (23.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
9 9 (20.93%) System Testing
9 9 (20.93%) Java
9 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
9 9 (20.93%) J2EE
9 9 (20.93%) Web Services
9 9 (20.93%) Project Management
9 9 (20.93%) Automation Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Clustering
10 8 (18.60%) LAMP
10 8 (18.60%) Internet
10 8 (18.60%) WebLogic Portal
10 8 (18.60%) EMC

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (18.60%) WebLogic Portal
1 8 (18.60%) Apache
1 8 (18.60%) Tomcat
1 8 (18.60%) WebLogic
1 8 (18.60%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.95%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Internet
1 8 (18.60%) HTTP
1 8 (18.60%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) MySQL
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Selenium
2 10 (23.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
4 6 (13.95%) FitNesse
4 6 (13.95%) MSTest
4 6 (13.95%) SpecFlow
4 6 (13.95%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
1 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Analyst
1 25 (58.14%) Test Analyst
2 15 (34.88%) Lead Test Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Senior Test Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (20.93%) Architect
3 9 (20.93%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Tester
4 8 (18.60%) Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Automation Test Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Automation Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Lead Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Performance Tester
8 3 (6.98%) Software Tester
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Tester
9 2 (4.65%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) XML
2 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET
2 10 (23.26%) .NET
3 9 (20.93%) J2EE
3 9 (20.93%) Web Services
4 8 (18.60%) LAMP
4 8 (18.60%) ActiveMQ
4 8 (18.60%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (13.95%) SOAP
5 6 (13.95%) WCF
6 4 (9.30%) WinForms
6 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.33%) Spring
7 1 (2.33%) JSTL
7 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.33%) HTML
7 1 (2.33%) CSS
7 1 (2.33%) JDBC
7 1 (2.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Clustering
1 8 (18.60%) Symmetrix
1 8 (18.60%) RIA
1 8 (18.60%) Open Source
2 7 (16.28%) IVR
3 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.30%) NHS
3 4 (9.30%) DTV
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Apple iOS
2 8 (18.60%) Solaris
2 8 (18.60%) Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Windows
3 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
3 4 (9.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Scrum
2 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.91%) Test Strategy
4 11 (25.58%) Performance Testing
5 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
5 9 (20.93%) System Testing
5 9 (20.93%) Project Management
5 9 (20.93%) Automation Testing
6 8 (18.60%) UML
6 8 (18.60%) Content Management
6 8 (18.60%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (18.60%) Network Load Balancing
6 8 (18.60%) Stress Testing
6 8 (18.60%) Web Testing
6 8 (18.60%) High Availability
7 7 (16.28%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Migration
7 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
8 6 (13.95%) Workflow
8 6 (13.95%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) C#
3 9 (20.93%) Java
3 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.60%) PHP
5 3 (6.98%) Ruby
5 3 (6.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) ISEB
2 13 (30.23%) Degree
3 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (44.19%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) EMC
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco
1 8 (18.60%) F5
2 7 (16.28%) Citrix
3 1 (2.33%) IBM
3 1 (2.33%) Sony
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Neon Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago