The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 - 182
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 4 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.15% - 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% - 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Median salary £26,500 - £41,500
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2321 2871 3289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 88.08% 88.69% 87.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1946 2294 2739
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.70% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Load Testing
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in the East Midlands

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Testing in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Load Testing in the East Midlands

Load Testing
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the East Midlands 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
Leicestershire - 2 £25,750 -
Derbyshire - 1 £45,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Load Testing
England

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (40.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) API Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (20.00%) SOLID
4 1 (20.00%) Docker
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) MVVM

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) SOLID
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft