Period
to 28 July 2017

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 6 months to 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
South East > Kent
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 136 147
Rank change year-on-year +16 +11 +7
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.070% 0.19% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.22% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Kent median annual salary £30,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% - -
South East median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +35.71% -30.00% +11.11%

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 1201 1823 1765
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 84.58% 88.45% 86.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1029 1594 1557
Kent median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Load Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

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 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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
Maidstone - 1 £30,000 -
Load Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#