Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 108 89
Rank change year-on-year +24 -19 +19
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 1 5 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.12% 0.39% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.42% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 14
Somerset median annual salary £47,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.29% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £40,500 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £53,500 £40,400 £33,750
South West median annual salary £44,750 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -0.56% +38.46% -7.14%

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 776 1,191 1,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.55% 92.18% 92.84%
Number of salaries quoted 642 978 1,085
Somerset median annual salary £43,625 £41,377 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.43% +3.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,125 £60,000 £58,750
South West median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Load Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft