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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
North West / Manchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 176 187
Rank change year-on-year -15 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 9 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.23% 0.029% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.032% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +14.86% -16.85%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3604 3079 3319
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.57% 89.92% 87.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3042 2546 2736
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 6 £40,000 -
Load Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) Windows
3 15 (78.95%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (78.95%) Performance Analysis
4 14 (73.68%) Capacity Management
4 14 (73.68%) Mentoring
4 14 (73.68%) Hyper-V
4 14 (73.68%) Customer Requirements
4 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
4 14 (73.68%) Internet
4 14 (73.68%) VMware
4 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (57.89%) Web Services
6 10 (52.63%) Python
6 10 (52.63%) Perl
6 10 (52.63%) WAN
6 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
6 10 (52.63%) Firewall
6 10 (52.63%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (52.63%) Amazon S3
6 10 (52.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
8 4 (21.05%) vCloud
9 3 (15.79%) Java
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
10 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
10 2 (10.53%) Red Hat

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 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (78.95%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (52.63%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (52.63%) Amazon S3
2 10 (52.63%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) Internet
2 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 10 (52.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Gradle
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) JMeter
1 1 (5.26%) NUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) TestNG
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Support Engineer
2 14 (73.68%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (73.68%) Linux Support
2 14 (73.68%) Linux Support Engineer
2 14 (73.68%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 14 (73.68%) Senior Linux Support
2 14 (73.68%) Senior Support Engineer
2 14 (73.68%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Engineer
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Server Support
4 2 (10.53%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Games Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) DOM
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Android
5 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Performance Analysis
2 14 (73.68%) Capacity Management
2 14 (73.68%) Customer Requirements
2 14 (73.68%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) BDD
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Perl
1 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
1 10 (52.63%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
1 14 (73.68%) Hyper-V
1 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Zerto
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Salary: £25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Posted: 6 days ago