The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 217 174 190
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +16
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 33 39 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.47% 0.74% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.90% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 31 35 16
Average salary £60,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% +1.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5660 4327 4303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.19% 81.87% 78.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 3338 3512
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £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
England

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 25 July 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 25 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
West Yorkshire -31 31 £60,000 +57.89% 1
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 42 (60.87%) Scrum
2 40 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (56.52%) QA
4 38 (55.07%) Degree
4 38 (55.07%) XML
5 36 (52.17%) Apache
6 35 (50.72%) MySQL
7 34 (49.28%) Project Management
7 34 (49.28%) Internet
7 34 (49.28%) WebLogic
7 34 (49.28%) Java
7 34 (49.28%) JavaScript
7 34 (49.28%) PHP
7 34 (49.28%) Tomcat
7 34 (49.28%) HTTP
7 34 (49.28%) Solaris
7 34 (49.28%) Linux
7 34 (49.28%) WebSphere
7 34 (49.28%) ActiveMQ
7 34 (49.28%) AMQP
7 34 (49.28%) RabbitMQ
8 33 (47.83%) Open Source
9 32 (46.38%) F5
9 32 (46.38%) High Availability
9 32 (46.38%) Content Management
9 32 (46.38%) Technical Architecture
9 32 (46.38%) Network Load Balancing
9 32 (46.38%) RIA
9 32 (46.38%) UML
9 32 (46.38%) J2EE

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (52.17%) Apache
2 34 (49.28%) Tomcat
2 34 (49.28%) WebLogic
2 34 (49.28%) WebSphere
3 32 (46.38%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (2.90%) ATG Dynamo
4 2 (2.90%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (49.28%) HTTP
1 34 (49.28%) Internet
1 34 (49.28%) AMQP
2 2 (2.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (50.72%) MySQL
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) OLTP
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Selenium
2 6 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.90%) Subversion
4 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.90%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 35 (50.72%) Developer
2 34 (49.28%) Architect
2 34 (49.28%) Solutions Architect
3 22 (31.88%) Analyst
3 22 (31.88%) Test Analyst
4 17 (24.64%) Lead Developer
5 15 (21.74%) Senior Developer
5 15 (21.74%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 15 (21.74%) Senior Architect
6 14 (20.29%) Lead Test Analyst
7 8 (11.59%) Tester
8 7 (10.14%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) Automation Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
9 6 (8.70%) Performance Tester
10 4 (5.80%) LAMP Developer
11 2 (2.90%) Test Leader
11 2 (2.90%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (55.07%) XML
2 34 (49.28%) ActiveMQ
2 34 (49.28%) RabbitMQ
3 32 (46.38%) LAMP
3 32 (46.38%) J2EE
3 32 (46.38%) Web Services
4 6 (8.70%) .NET
4 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 6 (8.70%) WinForms
4 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.90%) Java EE
5 2 (2.90%) Dojo
5 2 (2.90%) jQuery
5 2 (2.90%) Ajax
5 2 (2.90%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (47.83%) Open Source
2 32 (46.38%) Symmetrix
2 32 (46.38%) Clustering
2 32 (46.38%) RIA
3 7 (10.14%) IVR
4 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.70%) NHS
4 6 (8.70%) DTV
4 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.35%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 34 (49.28%) Solaris
1 34 (49.28%) Linux
2 13 (18.84%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.70%) Windows 8
3 6 (8.70%) Android
3 6 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.87%) Scrum
2 40 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (49.28%) Project Management
4 32 (46.38%) UML
4 32 (46.38%) Content Management
4 32 (46.38%) Technical Architecture
4 32 (46.38%) High Availability
4 32 (46.38%) Network Load Balancing
5 16 (23.19%) Test Strategy
6 13 (18.84%) Performance Testing
7 10 (14.49%) Test Scripting
7 10 (14.49%) System Testing
8 9 (13.04%) Automated Testing
9 8 (11.59%) Automation Testing
10 7 (10.14%) Migration
10 7 (10.14%) Stress Testing
10 7 (10.14%) Web Testing
10 7 (10.14%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Agile Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 34 (49.28%) Java
1 34 (49.28%) JavaScript
1 34 (49.28%) PHP
2 21 (30.43%) SQL
3 19 (27.54%) Perl
3 19 (27.54%) Ruby
4 11 (15.94%) C++
5 8 (11.59%) C#
6 7 (10.14%) Python
7 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (55.07%) Degree
2 16 (23.19%) ISEB
3 6 (8.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (56.52%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (46.38%) Cisco
1 32 (46.38%) EMC
1 32 (46.38%) F5
2 7 (10.14%) Citrix
3 5 (7.25%) IBM
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) JBoss
4 2 (2.90%) ATG
4 2 (2.90%) hybris
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £excellent + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago