The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
South East / Kent
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 102 93
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.13% 0.093% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £30,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.59% -7.05%  

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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 660 966 805
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 85.49% 90.03% 83.59%
Number of salaries quoted 559 831 725
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in Kent

Load Testing
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Maidstone - 1 £30,000 -
Load Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Kent region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 20 (80.00%) Games
1 20 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 18 (72.00%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (72.00%) Perforce
2 18 (72.00%) MVC
2 18 (72.00%) Web Development
2 18 (72.00%) WordPress
2 18 (72.00%) Git (software)
3 16 (64.00%) Legal
4 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 11 (44.00%) J2EE
4 11 (44.00%) Java
4 11 (44.00%) Servlets
4 11 (44.00%) Web Services
4 11 (44.00%) OAuth
4 11 (44.00%) Visualisation
4 11 (44.00%) NoSQL
4 11 (44.00%) Game Development
4 11 (44.00%) DevOps
5 10 (40.00%) Degree
6 9 (36.00%) CMS
6 9 (36.00%) Ajax
6 9 (36.00%) Google
6 9 (36.00%) REST
6 9 (36.00%) CSS3
6 9 (36.00%) Tableau
6 9 (36.00%) Google App Engine
6 9 (36.00%) Linux
6 9 (36.00%) UML

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 18 (72.00%) WordPress
2 9 (36.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Google App Engine
1 9 (36.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (36.00%) Big Data
2 9 (36.00%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 18 (72.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (36.00%) Bower
2 9 (36.00%) Grunt
3 4 (16.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (16.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (16.00%) Selenium
4 2 (8.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (80.00%) Games
2 16 (64.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 11 (44.00%) Java Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 11 (44.00%) J2EE
2 11 (44.00%) OAuth
2 11 (44.00%) Servlets
2 11 (44.00%) Web Services
3 9 (36.00%) Ajax
3 9 (36.00%) CSS
3 9 (36.00%) CSS3
3 9 (36.00%) HTML
3 9 (36.00%) HTML5
3 9 (36.00%) REST
3 9 (36.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (72.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (36.00%) User Experience
2 9 (36.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) MVC
1 18 (72.00%) Web Development
2 11 (44.00%) DevOps
2 11 (44.00%) Game Development
2 11 (44.00%) Visualisation
3 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (36.00%) UML
4 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.00%) People Management
4 4 (16.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Line Management
7 1 (4.00%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (44.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) C++
3 9 (36.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Perforce
2 9 (36.00%) Google
2 9 (36.00%) Tableau
3 4 (16.00%) HP