Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
South West > Somerset
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 88 111
Rank change year-on-year -15 +23 -1
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 10 29 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.77% 2.22% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 2.45% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 1
Somerset median annual salary £39,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.77% - +4.84%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £41,750 £33,750 £33,750
South West median annual salary £39,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +21.54% -7.14% -6.67%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1170 1182 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.42% 90.64% 88.68%
Number of salaries quoted 989 998 940
Somerset median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,725
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.90%

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in Somerset

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in Somerset

Load Testing
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Bath - 6 £39,500 -
Load Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 10 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 10 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) LAMP
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (60.00%) VBScript
2 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (60.00%) SDLC
2 6 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 10
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Management
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (40.00%) SpecFlow
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) QA Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Software QA Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) LAMP
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows 10
1 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (60.00%) SDLC
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Management
3 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) VBScript
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) ISEB
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft