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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Testing
North West / Merseyside
Rank - - 53
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - - 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Median salary - - £23,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% -12.35%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 504 426 435
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 90.32% 87.12% 88.78%
Number of salaries quoted 407 350 339
Median salary £40,372 £38,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.86% -6.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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