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

Load Testing
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 158 163
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 2 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.079% 0.14% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.15% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Leeds median annual salary £36,250 £51,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.61% +14.44%  
10th Percentile £32,625 £38,000 £41,500
90th Percentile £40,875 £67,500 £50,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £36,250 £38,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.60% -15.55%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2338 2597 3035
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 92.93% 91.32% 90.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8040 9145 10155
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +2.32%  
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £62,500 £68,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in Leeds

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in Leeds

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

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (33.33%) BrowserStack
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) BrowserStack
1 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google