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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 - 120
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 1 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.071% - 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% - 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 12
Median salary £34,500 - £45,000
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1237 1530 1704
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.86% 86.78% 84.27%
Number of salaries quoted 998 1212 1286
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,977
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 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 28 March 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 - 1 £34,500 - 4
Load Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) XML Messaging
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Automotive
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (66.67%) Automotive
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago