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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 205 156 168
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +12
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 4 32 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.078% 0.86% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 1.00% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 30 12
Average salary £60,000 £34,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.47% +7.93%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.32% +4.28%
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
4274 3195 3134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.41% 85.75% 81.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3287 2549 2615
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -60 3 £60,000 +76.47% 1
Wakefield - 1 £26,500 -
Load Testing
Yorkshire

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (82.22%) Scrum
3 35 (77.78%) XML
3 35 (77.78%) Degree
4 34 (75.56%) MySQL
5 33 (73.33%) PHP
5 33 (73.33%) Solaris
5 33 (73.33%) Linux
5 33 (73.33%) Apache
5 33 (73.33%) Internet
5 33 (73.33%) Project Management
5 33 (73.33%) ActiveMQ
5 33 (73.33%) AMQP
5 33 (73.33%) RabbitMQ
6 32 (71.11%) Open Source
7 31 (68.89%) Symmetrix
7 31 (68.89%) Clustering
7 31 (68.89%) Content Management
7 31 (68.89%) LAMP
7 31 (68.89%) WebLogic Portal
7 31 (68.89%) EMC
7 31 (68.89%) HTTP
7 31 (68.89%) Cisco
7 31 (68.89%) Tomcat
7 31 (68.89%) UML
7 31 (68.89%) J2EE
7 31 (68.89%) Java
7 31 (68.89%) JavaScript
7 31 (68.89%) WebLogic
7 31 (68.89%) Web Services

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 33 (73.33%) Apache
2 31 (68.89%) Tomcat
2 31 (68.89%) WebLogic Portal
2 31 (68.89%) WebSphere
2 31 (68.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (73.33%) Internet
1 33 (73.33%) AMQP
2 31 (68.89%) HTTP
3 2 (4.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (75.56%) MySQL
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) OLTP
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.67%) Selenium
3 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 33 (73.33%) Architect
1 33 (73.33%) Solutions Architect
2 32 (71.11%) Developer
3 16 (35.56%) Lead Developer
4 15 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 15 (33.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 15 (33.33%) Senior Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Tester
6 4 (8.89%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Tester
6 4 (8.89%) LAMP Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.44%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.22%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (77.78%) XML
2 33 (73.33%) ActiveMQ
2 33 (73.33%) RabbitMQ
3 31 (68.89%) LAMP
3 31 (68.89%) J2EE
3 31 (68.89%) Web Services
4 4 (8.89%) .NET
4 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.89%) WinForms
4 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
4 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (71.11%) Open Source
2 31 (68.89%) RIA
2 31 (68.89%) Symmetrix
2 31 (68.89%) Clustering
3 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.89%) NHS
3 4 (8.89%) DTV
3 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 33 (73.33%) Solaris
1 33 (73.33%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
3 4 (8.89%) Android
3 4 (8.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (82.22%) Scrum
3 33 (73.33%) Project Management
4 31 (68.89%) UML
4 31 (68.89%) Content Management
4 31 (68.89%) Technical Architecture
4 31 (68.89%) Network Load Balancing
4 31 (68.89%) High Availability
4 31 (68.89%) Test Planning
5 6 (13.33%) Line Management
5 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 5 (11.11%) System Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Kanban
7 4 (8.89%) Agile Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Coaching
7 4 (8.89%) MVC
7 4 (8.89%) DevOps
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) PHP
2 31 (68.89%) Java
2 31 (68.89%) JavaScript
3 19 (42.22%) Perl
3 19 (42.22%) Ruby
4 12 (26.67%) SQL
5 11 (24.44%) C++
6 7 (15.56%) Python
7 6 (13.33%) C#
8 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (77.78%) Degree
2 9 (20.00%) ISEB
3 4 (8.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (68.89%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) Cisco
1 31 (68.89%) EMC
1 31 (68.89%) F5
2 2 (4.44%) IBM