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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Load Testing
Rank 190 186 183
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 9 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.19% 0.19% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.23% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 1
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +18.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
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
4126 3490 3262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.68% 82.00% 81.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3340 2707 2722
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 +2 9 £35,000 +2.94%
Load Testing
Yorkshire

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (70.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Apple
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) Moq
3 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 5 (50.00%) Big Data
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 5 (50.00%) WPF
3 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (50.00%) ReSharper
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Solaris

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Moq
1 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 5 (50.00%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) HTML5
2 5 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Symmetrix
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) RIA
2 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 2 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Content Management
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (20.00%) EMC
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) F5