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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 139 134
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.051% 0.17% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Median salary £45,500 £47,500 £17,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.21% +171.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  

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 1754 2097 1742
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.17% 87.59% 86.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1430 1534 1415
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 7 (100.00%) SOAP
1 7 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (100.00%) JMeter
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) JSON
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 7 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Software Delivery
2 6 (85.71%) REST
2 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Manual Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Kanban
2 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (85.71%) DSDM
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Automotive

Load Testing
Co-occurring 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 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JMeter
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Automation Test Lead
1 6 (85.71%) Test Leader
2 4 (57.14%) QA Leader
3 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) JSON
1 7 (100.00%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) DSDM
2 6 (85.71%) Kanban
2 6 (85.71%) Manual Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Software Delivery
2 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago