The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 - 127
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.14% - 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% - 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £51,000 - £36,500
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 Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1283 814 1556
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.58% 85.41% 90.68%
Number of salaries quoted 943 700 1229
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in Cheshire

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Testing in Cheshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Load Testing in Cheshire

Load Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Chester - 1 £42,000 -
Crewe - 1 £60,000 -
Load Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) ADO
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
1 1 (50.00%) MCAD
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ADO
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Parallel Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCAD
1 1 (50.00%) MCPD
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft