Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 138 154
Rank change year-on-year -39 +16 +12
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 5 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.16% 0.40% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.44% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 2
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £97,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -53.85% +160.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £39,800 £40,000 £33,000
90th Percentile £48,250 £98,750 £42,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £97,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -53.85% +160.00% -6.25%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2893 2037 2541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.14% 89.46% 88.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2201 1679 2183
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £29,363 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +5.95%

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Load Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in Cambridge

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (60.00%) Microservices
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (20.00%) JMeter
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Automation Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Tester
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Microservices
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle