Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 260 258 319
Rank change year-on-year -2 +61 +22
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 10 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.14% 0.24% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.28% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 5
Berkshire median annual salary £41,250 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% +25.00% -15.79%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £54,375 £72,500 £52,250
South East median annual salary £52,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% +5.00% -20.00%

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 6,219 6,105 9,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 88.23% 87.44% 88.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4,965 4,763 7,280
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Testing in Berkshire over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram 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 26 April 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
Reading +14 7 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Newbury - 3 £45,000 - 1
Load Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (70.00%) QA
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (40.00%) DevExpress
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (40.00%) Software Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) HTML5
5 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (40.00%) Memory Management
5 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (40.00%) WCF
5 4 (40.00%) Silverlight
5 4 (40.00%) LINQ
5 4 (40.00%) Use Case
5 4 (40.00%) jQuery
5 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) Data Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework

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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) InfoPath
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (20.00%) Amazon QuickSight
3 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (20.00%) Hazelcast
3 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (20.00%) Pentaho
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) Robot Framework
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (20.00%) Gatling
4 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (20.00%) JMeter
4 2 (20.00%) JUnit
4 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Automation Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Tester
4 2 (20.00%) AWS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) AWS Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (40.00%) LINQ
3 4 (40.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Silverlight
3 4 (40.00%) WCF
4 3 (30.00%) RESTful
4 3 (30.00%) Spring
5 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (40.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Data Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (40.00%) Memory Management
4 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) OOD
4 4 (40.00%) OOP
4 4 (40.00%) SOA
4 4 (40.00%) Software Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) UML
4 4 (40.00%) Use Case
4 4 (40.00%) Workflow
4 4 (40.00%) Workflow Development
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (30.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
1 2 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) DevExpress
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Telerik
2 2 (20.00%) Birst
2 2 (20.00%) SAP