Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 737 635 755
Rank change year-on-year -102 +120 +10
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 108 208 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.31% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 88 198 149
London median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +19.05% +10.53%
10th Percentile £37,750 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £74,125 £82,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Load Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 68869 67817 79798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.63% 90.61% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 52972 58374 67234
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in London

Load Testing
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in London

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Testing in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Load Testing in London

Load Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the London region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Central London +18 29 £52,500 +16.67%
West London +12 3 £47,500 +11.76%
South London +4 1 - -
Load Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 London region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 73 (67.59%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (52.78%) Java
3 49 (45.37%) QA
3 49 (45.37%) Test Automation
4 41 (37.96%) SQL
5 36 (33.33%) Selenium
5 36 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 35 (32.41%) Computer Science
7 34 (31.48%) Amazon AWS
8 32 (29.63%) Cucumber
8 32 (29.63%) BDD
9 31 (28.70%) JavaScript
10 26 (24.07%) JMeter
10 26 (24.07%) Test Scripting
11 25 (23.15%) Performance Testing
11 25 (23.15%) Unit Testing
11 25 (23.15%) Linux
11 25 (23.15%) ISEB
12 24 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (22.22%) Degree
12 24 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
13 23 (21.30%) SDLC
13 23 (21.30%) Python
13 23 (21.30%) Web Services
13 23 (21.30%) C#
14 21 (19.44%) JIRA
15 20 (18.52%) Scrum
16 19 (17.59%) Finance
16 19 (17.59%) OO
16 19 (17.59%) WebDriver

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 12 (11.11%) Apache
2 7 (6.48%) nginx
3 4 (3.70%) Confluence
3 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.78%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.78%) IIS
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 34 (31.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (5.56%) Rackspace Cloud
3 5 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.70%) GitHub
4 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.70%) SaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.93%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (0.93%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.93%) PaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Route 53
5 1 (0.93%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (0.93%) Serverless
5 1 (0.93%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) Firewall
2 5 (4.63%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.85%) DNS
3 2 (1.85%) Intranet
4 1 (0.93%) FTP
4 1 (0.93%) HTTP
4 1 (0.93%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) RTP
4 1 (0.93%) SMTP
4 1 (0.93%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.93%) SSL
4 1 (0.93%) VoIP
4 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.81%) NoSQL
2 13 (12.04%) MySQL
3 12 (11.11%) Redis
4 8 (7.41%) Big Data
5 6 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
5 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 36 (33.33%) Selenium
2 32 (29.63%) Cucumber
3 26 (24.07%) JMeter
4 21 (19.44%) JIRA
5 19 (17.59%) WebDriver
6 15 (13.89%) Git (software)
7 9 (8.33%) SpecFlow
8 8 (7.41%) Gatling
8 8 (7.41%) Travis CI
9 5 (4.63%) Calabash
9 5 (4.63%) HP UFT
9 5 (4.63%) JUnit
10 4 (3.70%) Appium
10 4 (3.70%) LoadRunner
10 4 (3.70%) SoapUI
10 4 (3.70%) The Grinder
11 3 (2.78%) Jasmine
11 3 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (2.78%) LoadUI
General
1 19 (17.59%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Retail
3 3 (2.78%) Games
4 2 (1.85%) Billing
4 2 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (0.93%) Automotive
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (17.59%) Developer
2 15 (13.89%) QA Engineer
3 14 (12.96%) Tester
4 11 (10.19%) Automation Engineer
4 11 (10.19%) QA Manager
5 10 (9.26%) QA Test Manager
5 10 (9.26%) Quality Manager
6 9 (8.33%) Analyst
6 9 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (8.33%) QA Leader
7 8 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) QA Automation Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Java Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Performance Tester
9 6 (5.56%) QA Analyst
9 6 (5.56%) Test Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Automation Tester
10 5 (4.63%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.30%) Web Services
2 18 (16.67%) HTML
3 16 (14.81%) Node.js
3 16 (14.81%) XML
4 15 (13.89%) JSON
5 14 (12.96%) .NET
5 14 (12.96%) CSS
5 14 (12.96%) HTML5
6 13 (12.04%) Gherkin
6 13 (12.04%) RESTful
7 9 (8.33%) CSS3
7 9 (8.33%) React
7 9 (8.33%) Redux
8 8 (7.41%) REST
9 7 (6.48%) LEMP Stack
9 7 (6.48%) SOAP
10 6 (5.56%) Apache POI
10 6 (5.56%) JDBC
10 6 (5.56%) LAMP
10 6 (5.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (32.41%) Computer Science
2 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (14.81%) User Experience
4 14 (12.96%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (11.11%) Algorithms
6 11 (10.19%) Data Structures
7 8 (7.41%) Management Information System
8 7 (6.48%) Mobile App
9 6 (5.56%) Blog
9 6 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (5.56%) Fintech
10 5 (4.63%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.85%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.85%) iPad
12 1 (0.93%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.15%) Linux
2 7 (6.48%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.56%) CentOS
4 4 (3.70%) Android
5 3 (2.78%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.85%) Unix
6 2 (1.85%) Windows
7 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (67.59%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (45.37%) Test Automation
3 32 (29.63%) BDD
4 26 (24.07%) Test Scripting
5 25 (23.15%) Performance Testing
5 25 (23.15%) Unit Testing
6 24 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (21.30%) SDLC
8 20 (18.52%) Scrum
9 19 (17.59%) DevOps
9 19 (17.59%) OO
9 19 (17.59%) Product Management
10 18 (16.67%) Functional Testing
10 18 (16.67%) Validation
11 17 (15.74%) E-Commerce
11 17 (15.74%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (13.89%) Microservices
12 15 (13.89%) TDD
12 15 (13.89%) Test Strategy
13 14 (12.96%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (52.78%) Java
2 41 (37.96%) SQL
3 31 (28.70%) JavaScript
4 23 (21.30%) C#
4 23 (21.30%) Python
5 16 (14.81%) Ruby
6 13 (12.04%) PHP
7 9 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 7 (6.48%) Go
9 5 (4.63%) Perl
10 3 (2.78%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.78%) C
10 3 (2.78%) C++
10 3 (2.78%) Groovy
10 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.78%) VBScript
11 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.93%) Rust
11 1 (0.93%) sed
11 1 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (23.15%) ISEB
2 24 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 24 (22.22%) Degree
3 9 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.63%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (45.37%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (9.26%) Docker
2 6 (5.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (16.67%) Ansible
2 13 (12.04%) Puppet
3 6 (5.56%) HAProxy
4 5 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.63%) Salt
5 4 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.85%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.85%) Terraform
7 1 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.93%) Grafana
7 1 (0.93%) Mesos
7 1 (0.93%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 7 (6.48%) Rackspace
2 6 (5.56%) Google
2 6 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.63%) Oracle
4 3 (2.78%) IBM
4 3 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.78%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.85%) HP
5 2 (1.85%) New Relic
6 1 (0.93%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.93%) SAP
6 1 (0.93%) VMware