The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 93 106
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.080% 0.17% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.18% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -42.85%  
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1141 1087 1266
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 91.79% 91.65% 89.91%
Number of salaries quoted 700 618 770
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) SonarQube
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (75.00%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) QA Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Quality Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Software Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Software QA Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000