The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 246 181 199
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +18
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 9 36 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.12% 0.67% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.79% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 31 17
Average salary £47,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.70% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £20,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
Load Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6015 4550 4782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.07% 85.06% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4686 3582 3910
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £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 Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Yorkshire region.

Load Testing Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Load Testing Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Load Testing
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 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
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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
West Yorkshire -56 5 £60,000 +76.47%
North Yorkshire -19 2 £41,250 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 44 (86.27%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (82.35%) Scrum
3 36 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 36 (70.59%) XML
3 36 (70.59%) Apache
3 36 (70.59%) Degree
4 35 (68.63%) MySQL
5 34 (66.67%) Internet
5 34 (66.67%) HTTP
5 34 (66.67%) Project Management
5 34 (66.67%) PHP
5 34 (66.67%) Java
5 34 (66.67%) Tomcat
5 34 (66.67%) Solaris
5 34 (66.67%) Linux
5 34 (66.67%) WebLogic
5 34 (66.67%) WebSphere
5 34 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
5 34 (66.67%) AMQP
5 34 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
6 33 (64.71%) Open Source
7 32 (62.75%) F5
7 32 (62.75%) High Availability
7 32 (62.75%) RIA
7 32 (62.75%) Content Management
7 32 (62.75%) Clustering
7 32 (62.75%) Technical Architecture
7 32 (62.75%) Network Load Balancing
7 32 (62.75%) QA
7 32 (62.75%) UML

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 36 (70.59%) Apache
2 34 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 34 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 34 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 32 (62.75%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (3.92%) ATG Dynamo
4 2 (3.92%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (66.67%) Internet
1 34 (66.67%) HTTP
1 34 (66.67%) AMQP
2 2 (3.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (68.63%) MySQL
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) OLTP
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.84%) Selenium
3 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.92%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) JUnit
3 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Developer
2 34 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 34 (66.67%) Architect
3 17 (33.33%) Lead Developer
4 15 (29.41%) Senior Developer
4 15 (29.41%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 15 (29.41%) Senior Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Tester
5 5 (9.80%) Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) LAMP Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Lead Test Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Performance Tester
7 2 (3.92%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.92%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.92%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (70.59%) XML
2 34 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
2 34 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
3 32 (62.75%) J2EE
3 32 (62.75%) Web Services
3 32 (62.75%) LAMP
4 6 (11.76%) .NET
4 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.84%) WinForms
6 2 (3.92%) Java EE
6 2 (3.92%) Dojo
6 2 (3.92%) Ajax
6 2 (3.92%) CSS3
6 2 (3.92%) HTML5
6 2 (3.92%) jQuery
6 2 (3.92%) MFC
6 2 (3.92%) HTML
6 2 (3.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 33 (64.71%) Open Source
2 32 (62.75%) RIA
2 32 (62.75%) Clustering
2 32 (62.75%) Symmetrix
3 4 (7.84%) DTV
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.84%) NHS
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) User Experience
4 2 (3.92%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 34 (66.67%) Solaris
1 34 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Apple iOS
3 6 (11.76%) Windows
4 4 (7.84%) Android
4 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (86.27%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (82.35%) Scrum
3 34 (66.67%) Project Management
4 32 (62.75%) High Availability
4 32 (62.75%) Content Management
4 32 (62.75%) Technical Architecture
4 32 (62.75%) Network Load Balancing
4 32 (62.75%) UML
4 32 (62.75%) Test Planning
5 8 (15.69%) Mentoring
6 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 6 (11.76%) System Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 6 (11.76%) Line Management
7 4 (7.84%) MVC
7 4 (7.84%) DSDM
7 4 (7.84%) OO
7 4 (7.84%) Kanban
7 4 (7.84%) Performance Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 34 (66.67%) PHP
2 34 (66.67%) Java
3 19 (37.25%) Perl
3 19 (37.25%) Ruby
4 17 (33.33%) SQL
5 13 (25.49%) C++
6 8 (15.69%) C#
7 7 (13.73%) Python
8 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (70.59%) Degree
2 10 (19.61%) ISEB
3 4 (7.84%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (62.75%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (62.75%) F5
1 32 (62.75%) EMC
1 32 (62.75%) Cisco
2 4 (7.84%) IBM
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) hybris
3 2 (3.92%) JBoss
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) ATG