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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 256 200 202
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +2
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 5 27 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.066% 0.49% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.57% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 13
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+23.28% +4.28%
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
6252 4751 4761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.15% 85.94% 80.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4907 3785 3900
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 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
North Yorkshire -11 2 £41,250 -
West Yorkshire -42 1 £25,000 -23.07% 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £28,500 - 4
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 34 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (82.05%) Scrum
3 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
4 28 (71.79%) Apache
5 27 (69.23%) MySQL
5 27 (69.23%) Linux
6 26 (66.67%) XML
6 26 (66.67%) Solaris
6 26 (66.67%) WebLogic
6 26 (66.67%) PHP
6 26 (66.67%) Java
6 26 (66.67%) Internet
6 26 (66.67%) Project Management
6 26 (66.67%) Tomcat
6 26 (66.67%) HTTP
6 26 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
6 26 (66.67%) WebSphere
6 26 (66.67%) Degree
6 26 (66.67%) AMQP
6 26 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
7 25 (64.10%) Open Source
8 24 (61.54%) F5
8 24 (61.54%) High Availability
8 24 (61.54%) Network Load Balancing
8 24 (61.54%) QA
8 24 (61.54%) RIA
8 24 (61.54%) Technical Architecture
8 24 (61.54%) Content Management
8 24 (61.54%) LAMP
8 24 (61.54%) Symmetrix

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 28 (71.79%) Apache
2 26 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 26 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 26 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 24 (61.54%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (5.13%) ATG Dynamo
4 2 (5.13%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (5.13%) JBoss
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (66.67%) HTTP
1 26 (66.67%) Internet
1 26 (66.67%) AMQP
2 2 (5.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (69.23%) MySQL
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) OLTP
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
1 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.13%) Subversion
2 2 (5.13%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Developer
2 26 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 26 (66.67%) Architect
3 12 (30.77%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 12 (30.77%) Senior Architect
3 12 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 12 (30.77%) Lead Developer
4 4 (10.26%) LAMP Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.56%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Web Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
1 26 (66.67%) XML
1 26 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 24 (61.54%) LAMP
2 24 (61.54%) Web Services
2 24 (61.54%) J2EE
3 5 (12.82%) .NET
4 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
5 3 (7.69%) COM
5 3 (7.69%) MFC
5 3 (7.69%) STL
6 2 (5.13%) WinForms
6 2 (5.13%) CSS3
6 2 (5.13%) HTML
6 2 (5.13%) CSS
6 2 (5.13%) JSP
6 2 (5.13%) Ajax
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.13%) Java EE
6 2 (5.13%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 25 (64.10%) Open Source
2 24 (61.54%) RIA
2 24 (61.54%) Symmetrix
2 24 (61.54%) Clustering
3 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) NHS
4 2 (5.13%) DTV
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.13%) iSeries
4 2 (5.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) Linux
2 26 (66.67%) Solaris
3 6 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (5.13%) Android
4 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.56%) CentOS
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (87.18%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (82.05%) Scrum
3 26 (66.67%) Project Management
4 24 (61.54%) UML
4 24 (61.54%) Content Management
4 24 (61.54%) Technical Architecture
4 24 (61.54%) Network Load Balancing
4 24 (61.54%) High Availability
4 24 (61.54%) Test Planning
5 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.26%) Line Management
6 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
6 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.13%) MVC
8 2 (5.13%) Web Development
8 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
2 26 (66.67%) PHP
2 26 (66.67%) Java
3 16 (41.03%) Ruby
3 16 (41.03%) Perl
4 14 (35.90%) C++
5 12 (30.77%) SQL
6 7 (17.95%) C#
6 7 (17.95%) Python
7 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (61.54%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Cisco
1 24 (61.54%) EMC
1 24 (61.54%) F5
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) IBM
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) ATG
4 2 (5.13%) hybris
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