Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 325 318 373
Rank change year-on-year -7 +55 -1
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 30 35 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.25% 0.28% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.32% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 5
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +50.00% +6.06%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,700 £33,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £98,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,436 11,061 12,875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.02% 88.96% 87.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8,479 9,104 10,559
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,344 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.75% +0.76% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Load Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in the East of England

Load Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in the East of England

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Testing in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Load Testing in the East of England

Load Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk - 8 £41,500 -
Hertfordshire 0 7 £28,000 -46.67% 2
Essex +20 6 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire +39 4 £57,500 +4.55% 1
Cambridgeshire -38 4 £45,000 -53.85% 2
Suffolk +13 1 £31,000 +8.77%
Load Testing
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 of England region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 15 (50.00%) Selenium
2 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
2 14 (46.67%) Java
3 13 (43.33%) JBoss
3 13 (43.33%) Regression Testing
3 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (43.33%) Maven
4 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 11 (36.67%) JIRA
5 11 (36.67%) Unit Testing
6 10 (33.33%) QA
6 10 (33.33%) XML
6 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 10 (33.33%) HTML
6 10 (33.33%) JUnit
6 10 (33.33%) CSS
7 9 (30.00%) SQL
7 9 (30.00%) jQuery
8 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
8 8 (26.67%) HttpUnit
8 8 (26.67%) Spring
8 8 (26.67%) Subversion
8 8 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (26.67%) Dependency Management
8 8 (26.67%) WildFly
9 7 (23.33%) Microservices
9 7 (23.33%) .NET
9 7 (23.33%) C#
9 7 (23.33%) MySQL
9 7 (23.33%) Cucumber

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (43.33%) JBoss
2 8 (26.67%) WildFly
3 6 (20.00%) Apache
3 6 (20.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.33%) CloudFront
2 1 (3.33%) PaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) TETRA
2 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) PuTTY
4 1 (3.33%) SMS
4 1 (3.33%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) MySQL
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) DB2
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (50.00%) Selenium
2 13 (43.33%) Maven
3 11 (36.67%) JIRA
4 10 (33.33%) JUnit
5 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 8 (26.67%) HttpUnit
5 8 (26.67%) Subversion
6 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
6 7 (23.33%) Redmine
6 7 (23.33%) SoapUI
7 5 (16.67%) Ant
7 5 (16.67%) FitNesse
7 5 (16.67%) JMeter
7 5 (16.67%) JProfiler
7 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
9 2 (6.67%) ArgoUML
9 2 (6.67%) Cactus
9 2 (6.67%) NUnit
9 2 (6.67%) Rational Rose
General
1 3 (10.00%) Publishing
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
1 10 (33.33%) Tester
2 9 (30.00%) Software Tester
3 6 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Software QA Tester
4 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
5 4 (13.33%) QA Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Test Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Automation Tester
6 3 (10.00%) DevOps Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) QA Automation Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Automation Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) CSS
1 10 (33.33%) HTML
1 10 (33.33%) XML
2 9 (30.00%) jQuery
3 8 (26.67%) Spring
3 8 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (23.33%) .NET
5 5 (16.67%) Apache Camel
5 5 (16.67%) J2EE
5 5 (16.67%) Java EE
5 5 (16.67%) SOAP
5 5 (16.67%) WebRTC
6 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (10.00%) Lucene
7 3 (10.00%) REST
7 3 (10.00%) Web Services
7 3 (10.00%) WSDL
8 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
8 2 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.33%) User Experience
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Regression Testing
3 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 11 (36.67%) Unit Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Dependency Management
6 7 (23.33%) Microservices
7 6 (20.00%) OO
8 4 (13.33%) DevOps
8 4 (13.33%) MVC
8 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Open Source
8 4 (13.33%) Performance Engineering
8 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
9 3 (10.00%) BDD
9 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) C#
5 4 (13.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) Go
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) Rust
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
1 5 (16.67%) ISEB
1 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (13.33%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Capita