Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 - 77
Rank change year-on-year - +77 +13
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 1 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.10% - 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% - 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Merseyside median annual salary £32,500 - £37,000
10th Percentile £31,250 - £27,500
90th Percentile £33,750 - £52,950
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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 900 1160 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 90.63% 88.48% 88.06%
Number of salaries quoted 679 783 617
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.49% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £27,261 £26,250 £25,400
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £63,100
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 Merseyside

Job postings citing Load Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in Merseyside

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Load Testing in Merseyside

Load Testing
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Birkenhead - 1 £32,500 -
Load Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scalability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Manual Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scalability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA