The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 107 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.28% 0.069% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.080% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £48,000 £33,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.28% -  
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1281 1244 2024
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.22% 85.85% 84.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 1037 1576
Median salary £47,000 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.81% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in Buckinghamshire

Load Testing
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 4 £48,000 -
Load Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) SSDT
4 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Front Office
5 1 (20.00%) JMeter
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Automotive
5 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
5 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior SQL Developer
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Database Developer
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Database Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Database Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Database Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft