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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 167 180
Rank change year-on-year -38 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 7 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.17% 0.43% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.48% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 1
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.75% +9.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  

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 3822 3152 3044
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.22% 90.11% 90.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3271 2700 2543
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 11 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 9 (56.25%) Performance Analysis
3 9 (56.25%) Mentoring
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (43.75%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) Internet
5 7 (43.75%) Selenium
5 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
5 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) VMware
6 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (37.50%) Capacity Management
6 6 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
7 5 (31.25%) BDD
7 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
7 5 (31.25%) Web Services
7 5 (31.25%) Java
8 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 4 (25.00%) vCloud
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (18.75%) GoCD
9 3 (18.75%) Coaching

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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 2 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) GoCD
3 3 (18.75%) Gradle
3 3 (18.75%) JMeter
3 3 (18.75%) NUnit
3 3 (18.75%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
3 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
3 3 (18.75%) TestNG
3 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) FogBugz
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Support Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Linux Support
2 6 (37.50%) Linux Support Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Linux Support
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Support Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) DOM
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) Silverlight
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Mentoring
1 9 (56.25%) Performance Analysis
1 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
2 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Capacity Management
3 6 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
5 3 (18.75%) Coaching
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Release Management
7 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) SOA
7 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
4 3 (18.75%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Ansible
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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