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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Testing
Rank 161 158 182
Rank change year-on-year -3 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 2 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.077% 0.46% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.51% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 3
Median salary £40,000 £60,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +84.61%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% -12.35%  

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 2370 2956 3342
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 91.29% 90.20% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2075 2405 2635
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 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

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 16 (88.89%) Performance Testing
2 12 (66.67%) JMeter
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 7 (38.89%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
5 5 (27.78%) JIRA
5 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
6 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 4 (22.22%) Test Management
6 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 4 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 4 (22.22%) Robot Framework
6 4 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Selenium
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 4 (22.22%) CRM
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum

Load Testing
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) JMeter
2 5 (27.78%) JIRA
3 4 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
3 4 (22.22%) Robot Framework
3 4 (22.22%) Selenium
3 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Test Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Performance Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Software QA Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Performance Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
4 4 (22.22%) CRM
4 4 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 4 (22.22%) Test Management
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Line Management
5 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) System Testing
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
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