The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Testing
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 118 - 119
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 6 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.33% - 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Median salary £45,500 - £17,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% -12.35%  

Load Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1641 2055 1444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.72% 87.22% 82.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1576 1195
Median salary £45,000 £43,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.04% -3.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,622 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Load Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in Birmingham

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in Birmingham

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Load Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (87.50%) WebDriver
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 7 (87.50%) Manual Testing
2 7 (87.50%) SOAP
2 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
2 7 (87.50%) JMeter
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
3 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (75.00%) DSDM
3 6 (75.00%) Kanban
3 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (75.00%) Software Delivery
3 6 (75.00%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Case Management
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) JMeter
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
1 7 (87.50%) WebDriver
2 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 6 (75.00%) Test Leader
2 5 (62.50%) QA Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) JSON
1 7 (87.50%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Manual Testing
3 6 (75.00%) DSDM
3 6 (75.00%) Kanban
3 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) Software Delivery
3 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Case Management
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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