Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Load Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Load Testing over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 251 305
Rank change year-on-year -5 +54 +26
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 5 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.079% 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 0
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
South East median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year -2.70% +21.71% -24.00%

Load Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,754 5,369 7,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 90.77% 87.56% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4,575 4,219 6,101
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Load Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in Berkshire

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in Berkshire

Load Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 3 £57,500 -
Reading - 1 £45,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £52,500 -
Load Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Load Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Hazelcast
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (60.00%) Birst
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Microservices
3 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (60.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (60.00%) Terraform
3 3 (60.00%) Gatling
3 3 (60.00%) Service Design
3 3 (60.00%) Business Analytics

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) AMQP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon QuickSight
1 3 (60.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) Hazelcast
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (60.00%) Pentaho
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Gatling
2 3 (60.00%) JMeter
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (60.00%) Electronics
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) AWS Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Software Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior J2EE Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Java Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
1 3 (60.00%) JPA
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
1 3 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (20.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Service Design
2 3 (60.00%) WFM
3 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Java 8
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) Go
5 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
1 3 (60.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Birst
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Samsung