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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 177 135 174
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +39
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 32 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.66% 0.91% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.10% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 7
Average salary £60,000 £38,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% +24.59%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4054 2918 2770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.16% 82.87% 79.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3229 2207 2300
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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
(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 -32 31 £60,000 +57.89% 2
Wakefield -5 1 £26,500 -33.75%
Load Testing
Yorkshire

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 40 (58.82%) Scrum
1 40 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (57.35%) QA
3 38 (55.88%) Degree
3 38 (55.88%) XML
4 35 (51.47%) MySQL
5 34 (50.00%) PHP
5 34 (50.00%) Solaris
5 34 (50.00%) Linux
5 34 (50.00%) Apache
5 34 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
5 34 (50.00%) Internet
5 34 (50.00%) Project Management
5 34 (50.00%) AMQP
5 34 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
6 33 (48.53%) Open Source
7 32 (47.06%) WebLogic Portal
7 32 (47.06%) Symmetrix
7 32 (47.06%) LAMP
7 32 (47.06%) Content Management
7 32 (47.06%) Clustering
7 32 (47.06%) Tomcat
7 32 (47.06%) UML
7 32 (47.06%) HTTP
7 32 (47.06%) Cisco
7 32 (47.06%) EMC
7 32 (47.06%) J2EE
7 32 (47.06%) Java
7 32 (47.06%) JavaScript
7 32 (47.06%) WebLogic

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 34 (50.00%) Apache
2 32 (47.06%) WebLogic Portal
2 32 (47.06%) Tomcat
2 32 (47.06%) WebLogic
2 32 (47.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (50.00%) Internet
1 34 (50.00%) AMQP
2 32 (47.06%) HTTP
3 2 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (51.47%) MySQL
2 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.47%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Selenium
2 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 34 (50.00%) Architect
1 34 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 33 (48.53%) Developer
3 23 (33.82%) Analyst
3 23 (33.82%) Test Analyst
4 17 (25.00%) Lead Developer
5 15 (22.06%) Senior Architect
5 15 (22.06%) Senior Developer
5 15 (22.06%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 15 (22.06%) Lead Test Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) Automation Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) Tester
7 7 (10.29%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Performance Tester
9 4 (5.88%) LAMP Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.94%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (55.88%) XML
2 34 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 34 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 32 (47.06%) LAMP
3 32 (47.06%) J2EE
3 32 (47.06%) Web Services
4 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
4 6 (8.82%) .NET
4 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
4 6 (8.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (48.53%) Open Source
2 32 (47.06%) Symmetrix
2 32 (47.06%) Clustering
2 32 (47.06%) RIA
3 7 (10.29%) IVR
4 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.82%) NHS
4 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.82%) DTV
5 3 (4.41%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.00%) Solaris
1 34 (50.00%) Linux
2 14 (20.59%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.82%) Windows 8
3 6 (8.82%) Android
3 6 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (58.82%) Scrum
1 40 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (50.00%) Project Management
3 32 (47.06%) Content Management
3 32 (47.06%) UML
3 32 (47.06%) Network Load Balancing
3 32 (47.06%) Technical Architecture
3 32 (47.06%) High Availability
4 16 (23.53%) Test Strategy
5 13 (19.12%) Performance Testing
6 11 (16.18%) Test Scripting
6 11 (16.18%) System Testing
7 9 (13.24%) Automated Testing
7 9 (13.24%) Automation Testing
8 8 (11.76%) Stress Testing
8 8 (11.76%) Web Testing
9 7 (10.29%) Migration
9 7 (10.29%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (8.82%) DevOps
10 6 (8.82%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.00%) PHP
2 32 (47.06%) Java
2 32 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 20 (29.41%) SQL
4 19 (27.94%) Perl
4 19 (27.94%) Ruby
5 11 (16.18%) C++
6 8 (11.76%) C#
7 7 (10.29%) Python
8 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (55.88%) Degree
2 17 (25.00%) ISEB
3 6 (8.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (57.35%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) Cisco
1 32 (47.06%) EMC
1 32 (47.06%) F5
2 7 (10.29%) Citrix
3 3 (4.41%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
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