Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 272 242
Rank change year-on-year +31 -30 +16
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 46 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.64% 0.27% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.29% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 44 19 31
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £43,750
North West median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +40.00% -6.25% +6.67%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,543 7,267 6,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.42% 92.10% 92.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5,413 6,008 5,891
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in Manchester

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in Manchester

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Testing in Manchester over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Load Testing in Manchester

Load Testing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. 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
Salford - 1 £52,500 -
Load Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT jobs citing Load Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 26 (56.52%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (45.65%) Java
3 21 (45.65%) Test Automation
3 21 (45.65%) MongoDB
4 20 (43.48%) NoSQL
4 20 (43.48%) Deployment Automation
4 20 (43.48%) Git (software)
4 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (41.30%) Software Engineering
6 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (34.78%) QA
7 16 (34.78%) SQL
8 15 (32.61%) Selenium
9 14 (30.43%) Bash Shell
9 14 (30.43%) HTML
9 14 (30.43%) CSS
9 14 (30.43%) Linux
10 13 (28.26%) C#
10 13 (28.26%) .NET
10 13 (28.26%) Open Source
11 12 (26.09%) SaaS
11 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (23.91%) GitHub
12 11 (23.91%) React
12 11 (23.91%) Vue.js
12 11 (23.91%) nginx
12 11 (23.91%) Kanban
13 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
13 10 (21.74%) E-Commerce

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 11 (23.91%) nginx
2 8 (17.39%) Apache Solr
2 8 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 26 (56.52%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (26.09%) SaaS
3 11 (23.91%) GitHub
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) DNS
1 9 (19.57%) Internet
1 9 (19.57%) SSL
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) MongoDB
2 20 (43.48%) NoSQL
3 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
4 9 (19.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (17.39%) Amazon Redshift
5 8 (17.39%) Redis
6 6 (13.04%) Big Data
6 6 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (4.35%) MySQL
7 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.17%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (43.48%) Git (software)
2 15 (32.61%) Selenium
3 7 (15.22%) Travis CI
4 5 (10.87%) JMeter
5 4 (8.70%) GoCD
5 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.70%) JIRA
6 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.52%) Gatling
6 3 (6.52%) SpecFlow
6 3 (6.52%) The Grinder
6 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.17%) Fiddler
7 1 (2.17%) FogBugz
7 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.17%) Subversion
7 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) C# Software Engineer
1 10 (21.74%) Software Engineer
1 10 (21.74%) Test Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) AWS Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Automation Tester
3 8 (17.39%) Tester
4 7 (15.22%) .NET Software Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (15.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Developer
4 7 (15.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (15.22%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) QA Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) CSS
1 14 (30.43%) HTML
2 13 (28.26%) .NET
3 11 (23.91%) React
3 11 (23.91%) Vue.js
4 10 (21.74%) NancyFx
4 10 (21.74%) NSQ
5 6 (13.04%) Web Services
6 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (6.52%) Entity Framework
7 3 (6.52%) WCF
8 2 (4.35%) HTML5
8 2 (4.35%) JSON
8 2 (4.35%) SOAP
8 2 (4.35%) XML
9 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.17%) LAMP
9 1 (2.17%) UDDI
9 1 (2.17%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) CentOS
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Test Automation
2 20 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) Deployment Automation
3 19 (41.30%) Software Engineering
4 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (28.26%) Open Source
6 11 (23.91%) Kanban
7 10 (21.74%) DevOps
7 10 (21.74%) E-Commerce
8 9 (19.57%) Benchmarking
8 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
8 9 (19.57%) Regression Testing
9 8 (17.39%) CQRS
9 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting
10 7 (15.22%) Data Science
10 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (15.22%) Validation
11 5 (10.87%) Performance Testing
11 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
12 4 (8.70%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (45.65%) Java
3 16 (34.78%) SQL
4 14 (30.43%) Bash Shell
5 13 (28.26%) C#
6 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
7 6 (13.04%) Python
8 2 (4.35%) Perl
9 1 (2.17%) Go
9 1 (2.17%) Groovy
9 1 (2.17%) Java 8
9 1 (2.17%) PHP
9 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.78%) QA
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Docker
2 8 (17.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (19.57%) Puppet
2 8 (17.39%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Google
2 2 (4.35%) Twitter
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle