Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 274 250
Rank change year-on-year +26 -24 +16
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 28 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.40% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 10
Manchester median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +24.24%
10th Percentile £29,000 £40,000 £39,275
90th Percentile £61,250 £47,500 £46,000
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +25.19%

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 6,510 7,128 6,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.96% 92.81% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5,392 6,053 5,108
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.92%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 - 6 £37,500 -
Load Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 22 (78.57%) Test Automation
2 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (50.00%) Selenium
3 14 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (46.43%) TDD
5 12 (42.86%) Java
6 11 (39.29%) SDLC
7 10 (35.71%) QA
8 9 (32.14%) Regression Testing
8 9 (32.14%) Degree
8 9 (32.14%) JIRA
9 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
9 8 (28.57%) WebDriver
9 8 (28.57%) Smoke Testing
10 7 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
10 7 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
10 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
10 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
10 7 (25.00%) Agile Testing
11 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
11 6 (21.43%) C#
11 6 (21.43%) Linux
11 6 (21.43%) Apache
11 6 (21.43%) HTTP
11 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
11 6 (21.43%) DNS
11 6 (21.43%) SSL
11 6 (21.43%) DevOps

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 6 (21.43%) Apache
2 5 (17.86%) nginx
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) BlazeMeter
2 1 (3.57%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) DNS
1 6 (21.43%) HTTP
1 6 (21.43%) SSL
1 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) Redis
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Selenium
2 9 (32.14%) JIRA
3 8 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (21.43%) Cucumber
5 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
6 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
6 5 (17.86%) NUnit
6 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
7 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
9 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
9 1 (3.57%) Gradle
9 1 (3.57%) Maven
9 1 (3.57%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (10.71%) Games
2 2 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Tester
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 7 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Tester
5 4 (14.29%) Software Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Gherkin
1 5 (17.86%) JSON
1 5 (17.86%) Servlets
1 5 (17.86%) SOAP
1 5 (17.86%) WSGI
1 5 (17.86%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (3.57%) Angular 2
3 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) JSP
3 1 (3.57%) React
3 1 (3.57%) RESTful
3 1 (3.57%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Test Automation
2 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (46.43%) TDD
5 11 (39.29%) SDLC
6 9 (32.14%) Regression Testing
7 8 (28.57%) Smoke Testing
7 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Agile Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
9 6 (21.43%) Build Automation
9 6 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (21.43%) DevOps
9 6 (21.43%) Performance Testing
9 6 (21.43%) Scenario Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
3 5 (17.86%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Java 8
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
2 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 5 (17.86%) ISEB
4 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (17.86%) Puppet
1 5 (17.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) HP
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Apple
2 1 (3.57%) Atlassian