Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 285 243
Rank change year-on-year +37 -42 +28
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 36 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.49% 0.18% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.20% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 21
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £31,750 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £53,750 £43,750
North West median annual salary £48,750 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +16.07% +2.44% +9.33%

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 6,666 7,559 6,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.03% 92.37% 91.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,532 6,331 5,543
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,000 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 18 August 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 18 August 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
Bolton - 2 £37,500 -
Load Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 20 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 18 (50.00%) Java
3 15 (41.67%) Linux
3 15 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (41.67%) Selenium
3 15 (41.67%) QA
4 14 (38.89%) Bash Shell
5 13 (36.11%) MongoDB
5 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (36.11%) Deployment Automation
6 11 (30.56%) DevOps
6 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
6 11 (30.56%) SaaS
6 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
7 10 (27.78%) DNS
7 10 (27.78%) SSL
7 10 (27.78%) Internet
7 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
7 10 (27.78%) Regression Testing
7 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
8 9 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (25.00%) NoSQL
8 9 (25.00%) Puppet
8 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (22.22%) Docker
10 7 (19.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (19.44%) Cobbler
10 7 (19.44%) Apache Solr
10 7 (19.44%) PostgreSQL

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 7 (19.44%) Apache Solr
1 7 (19.44%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (11.11%) nginx
3 3 (8.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 15 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (30.56%) SaaS
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) DNS
1 10 (27.78%) Internet
1 10 (27.78%) SSL
2 5 (13.89%) HTTP
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) MongoDB
2 9 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (13.89%) Big Data
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (5.56%) Redis
7 1 (2.78%) MySQL
7 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Selenium
2 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.11%) GoCD
3 4 (11.11%) JIRA
3 4 (11.11%) Travis CI
4 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.56%) JMeter
6 1 (2.78%) Fiddler
6 1 (2.78%) FogBugz
6 1 (2.78%) Gradle
6 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.78%) Maven
6 1 (2.78%) Subversion
6 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.89%) Games
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Tester
2 9 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 8 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (13.89%) Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) Test Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (8.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Web Services
2 4 (11.11%) CSS
2 4 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
3 3 (8.33%) Servlets
4 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.56%) JSON
4 2 (5.56%) React
4 2 (5.56%) RESTful
4 2 (5.56%) SOAP
4 2 (5.56%) Spring
4 2 (5.56%) Vue.js
4 2 (5.56%) WSGI
4 2 (5.56%) XML
5 1 (2.78%) Angular 2
5 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.78%) NancyFx
5 1 (2.78%) Node.js
5 1 (2.78%) NSQ
5 1 (2.78%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (36.11%) Deployment Automation
3 11 (30.56%) DevOps
3 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
4 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 10 (27.78%) Regression Testing
5 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (19.44%) Benchmarking
6 7 (19.44%) Data Science
6 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (19.44%) Validation
7 5 (13.89%) SDLC
8 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.11%) Microservices
8 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 4 (11.11%) TDD
8 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (38.89%) Bash Shell
3 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 7 (19.44%) Python
4 7 (19.44%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.11%) SQL
6 3 (8.33%) C#
7 2 (5.56%) Java 8
8 1 (2.78%) Groovy
8 1 (2.78%) Perl
8 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) AWS Certification
2 6 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (41.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Docker
2 7 (19.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (25.00%) Puppet
2 7 (19.44%) Cobbler
3 2 (5.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Google
1 2 (5.56%) Twitter
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle