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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 154 162
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 5 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.21% 0.28% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.31% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Median salary £29,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.66% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% -8.23%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2182 2605 2814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.68% 90.51% 89.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1370 1613 1719
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Testing in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +10 3 £29,500 -1.66%
Edinburgh -2 1 £40,000 +33.33%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Load Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) QA
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) LINQ
2 3 (37.50%) JSON
2 3 (37.50%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) GitHub
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) SonarQube
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SonarQube
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) QA Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Quality Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Software QA Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) JSON
2 3 (37.50%) LINQ
2 3 (37.50%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft