Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 192 237
Rank change year-on-year -36 +45 -1
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 3 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.054% 0.064% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.071% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Scotland median annual salary £61,000 £57,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.09% +64.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £60,500 £53,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £61,500 £61,250 £49,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,038 4,254 5,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.19% 91.29% 90.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3,300 2,691 3,544
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in Scotland

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in Scotland

Load Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Edinburgh -18 2 - -
Glasgow - 1 £61,000 -
Load Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (33.33%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript