Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Load Testing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 273 245 253
Rank change year-on-year -28 +8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 21 34 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.26% 0.45% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.50% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 10
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £33,125
90th Percentile £65,000 £43,750 £65,000
North West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26% -5.00%

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 7271 6834 6708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.17% 91.11% 90.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6013 5859 5567
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Load Testing in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 18 (85.71%) C#
1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) Selenium
2 15 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 15 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 14 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 14 (66.67%) BDD
3 14 (66.67%) Release Management
4 12 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 12 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 12 (57.14%) Node.js
5 11 (52.38%) Machine Learning
5 11 (52.38%) Gherkin
5 11 (52.38%) Big Data
5 11 (52.38%) FogBugz
5 11 (52.38%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (52.38%) Scenario Testing
5 11 (52.38%) E-Commerce
5 11 (52.38%) HTTP
5 11 (52.38%) Manual Testing
6 10 (47.62%) Data Protection
7 7 (33.33%) JMeter
8 6 (28.57%) .NET
8 6 (28.57%) QA
9 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
10 4 (19.05%) SQL
10 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 4 (19.05%) HTML

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 (4.76%) Apache Solr
1 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP ERP
1 3 (14.29%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Slack
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) Selenium
2 14 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 12 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 11 (52.38%) FogBugz
5 7 (33.33%) JMeter
6 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
7 3 (14.29%) Gatling
7 3 (14.29%) JIRA
7 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
7 3 (14.29%) The Grinder
7 3 (14.29%) Travis CI
7 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
8 2 (9.52%) Facilita Forecast
8 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
8 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (4.76%) Gradle
9 1 (4.76%) RSpec
9 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
9 1 (4.76%) TestNG
General
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Tester
2 11 (52.38%) Selenium Tester
3 10 (47.62%) Automation Tester
3 10 (47.62%) C# Developer
3 10 (47.62%) Developer
3 10 (47.62%) Java Automation Tester
3 10 (47.62%) Java Developer
3 10 (47.62%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 9 (42.86%) Developer in Test
4 9 (42.86%) Test Automation Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Programmer
5 3 (14.29%) QA Tester
5 3 (14.29%) SAP Programmer
6 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tester
7 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) Node.js
2 11 (52.38%) Gherkin
3 6 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (19.05%) CSS
4 4 (19.05%) HTML
5 3 (14.29%) HTML5
5 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 3 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) Ajax
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.76%) DOM
6 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (4.76%) Silverlight
6 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) CentOS
2 1 (4.76%) Fedora
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (71.43%) Test Automation
1 15 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 14 (66.67%) BDD
2 14 (66.67%) Release Management
3 11 (52.38%) E-Commerce
3 11 (52.38%) Machine Learning
3 11 (52.38%) Manual Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Scenario Testing
4 10 (47.62%) Data Protection
5 3 (14.29%) ERP
5 3 (14.29%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Refactoring
5 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) C#
1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) ABAP
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Kibana
1 1 (4.76%) logstash
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Capita
1 3 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle