Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
UK > Scotland
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 224 232
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8 +29
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 5 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.095% 0.17% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.19% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 3
Scotland median annual salary £29,500 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% -29.41% +46.55%
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,000 £32,250
90th Percentile £38,975 £30,000 £55,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +6.15% -5.79%

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 4775 5290 5723
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.11% 91.02% 90.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2998 3121 3576
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,229 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.67% +1.53% +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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Testing in Scotland over the 6 months to 27 July 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 6 months to 27 July 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
Glasgow +14 3 £29,500 -1.67%
Edinburgh -5 1 £40,000 +33.33%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Load Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) LINQ
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) GitHub
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing

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 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) LINQ
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft