Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 190 209
Rank change year-on-year +39 +19 +8
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 6 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.26% 0.058% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.066% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Reading median annual salary £40,000 - £35,000
10th Percentile £37,500 - £32,500
90th Percentile £42,500 - £45,750
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 - £35,000

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1974 3051 3974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.01% 88.05% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1584 2234 3100
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -3.06%
10th Percentile £28,575 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in Reading

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 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 Reading region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow Development
2 4 (66.67%) DevExpress
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 4 (66.67%) LINQ to SQL
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 4 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) Data Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
2 4 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 4 (66.67%) LINQ
2 4 (66.67%) Use Case
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (66.67%) Memory Management

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) InfoPath
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Robot Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (66.67%) LINQ
1 4 (66.67%) LINQ to SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Silverlight
1 4 (66.67%) WCF
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 4 (66.67%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Data Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (66.67%) Memory Management
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) OOD
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) UML
2 4 (66.67%) Use Case
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow Development
3 2 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) DevExpress
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Telerik