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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Testing
England / East Midlands
Rank 158 156 176
Rank change year-on-year -2 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 1 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.035% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.040% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Median salary £30,000 £39,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% +39.28%  
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 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 2512 2745 2747
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 87.19% 87.95% 86.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1955 2147 2203
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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
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 22 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
Nottinghamshire -2 1 £30,000 -
Load Testing
England

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 18 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
3 16 (88.89%) ISTQB
3 16 (88.89%) Test Strategy
4 15 (83.33%) Problem Management
4 15 (83.33%) IBM
5 14 (77.78%) ISEB
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) QA
7 2 (11.11%) Selenium
7 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.11%) Retail
7 2 (11.11%) JIRA
7 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
8 1 (5.56%) EPoS
8 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.56%) DRM
8 1 (5.56%) HP
8 1 (5.56%) Web Services
8 1 (5.56%) Scrum
8 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
8 1 (5.56%) Statistics
8 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.56%) TDD
8 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration

Load Testing
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Quality Manager
1 15 (83.33%) Test Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 2 (11.11%) QA Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
1 1 (5.56%) Swagger
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) EPoS
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 16 (88.89%) Test Strategy
3 15 (83.33%) Problem Management
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
6 1 (5.56%) DRM
6 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) Statistics
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 14 (77.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) HP