Period
to 21 July 2018

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

Load Testing
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 483 490 589
Rank change year-on-year +7 +99 -47
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 62 59 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 54 47 38
South East median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +28.57% -30.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,750 £26,100
90th Percentile £64,500 £53,750 £55,250
England median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.42% -5.00% +11.11%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 27,063 26,334 33,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.83% 88.01% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 22,385 21,786 28,163
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Load Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in the South East

Load Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in the South East

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Testing in the South East over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Load Testing in the South East

Load Testing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Thames Valley -19 29 £57,500 +15.00% 6
Oxfordshire -2 21 £59,000 +68.57% 5
Surrey +12 18 £52,500 - 1
Hampshire -12 10 £42,500 -3.41% 2
Berkshire -13 6 £57,500 +15.00% 1
East Sussex -27 5 £78,000 +73.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 2 - -
Load Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 57 (91.94%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (67.74%) Test Automation
3 41 (66.13%) Java
4 37 (59.68%) Jenkins
5 30 (48.39%) Web Services
6 28 (45.16%) QA
6 28 (45.16%) Selenium
7 27 (43.55%) JMeter
8 26 (41.94%) Degree
9 24 (38.71%) Functional Testing
10 22 (35.48%) SQL
11 21 (33.87%) Analytics
12 20 (32.26%) Non-Functional Testing
12 20 (32.26%) BDD
12 20 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (32.26%) Computer Science
13 19 (30.65%) TDD
14 18 (29.03%) WebDriver
15 17 (27.42%) NoSQL
15 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
15 17 (27.42%) Software Engineering
16 16 (25.81%) Scrum
16 16 (25.81%) Python
17 15 (24.19%) SAP
17 15 (24.19%) Test Strategy
18 14 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
18 14 (22.58%) AngularJS
19 13 (20.97%) RESTful
19 13 (20.97%) Spring
20 12 (19.35%) JUnit

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (17.74%) Apache Solr
2 9 (14.52%) Tomcat
3 8 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (9.68%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.23%) Apache
5 2 (3.23%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.61%) Confluence
6 1 (1.61%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (9.68%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (4.84%) GitHub
5 2 (3.23%) BlazeMeter
5 2 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) AMQP
2 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) NoSQL
2 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
2 9 (14.52%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (12.90%) Big Data
3 8 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (9.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (9.68%) Amazon QuickSight
4 6 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (9.68%) Hazelcast
4 6 (9.68%) MySQL
4 6 (9.68%) Pentaho
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.23%) HPCC
5 2 (3.23%) OLAP
5 2 (3.23%) OLTP
6 1 (1.61%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (59.68%) Jenkins
2 28 (45.16%) Selenium
3 27 (43.55%) JMeter
4 18 (29.03%) WebDriver
5 12 (19.35%) JUnit
6 9 (14.52%) Fiddler
6 9 (14.52%) IntelliJ
6 9 (14.52%) LoadRunner
7 8 (12.90%) Cucumber
7 8 (12.90%) Protractor
8 6 (9.68%) Ant
8 6 (9.68%) Arquillian
8 6 (9.68%) Gatling
8 6 (9.68%) Hudson
8 6 (9.68%) Maven
8 6 (9.68%) Mockito
8 6 (9.68%) SpecFlow
9 4 (6.45%) JIRA
10 3 (4.84%) Bitbucket
10 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (9.68%) Marketing
2 5 (8.06%) Electronics
2 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Back Office
3 2 (3.23%) Games
3 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Analyst
1 19 (30.65%) Developer
1 19 (30.65%) Test Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Java Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Java Engineer
3 11 (17.74%) Software Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Java Software Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Python Developer
5 9 (14.52%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (14.52%) Senior Test Analyst
6 8 (12.90%) Test Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) QA Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) QA Test Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) Senior QA Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) Senior QA Test Analyst
8 6 (9.68%) J2EE Developer
8 6 (9.68%) J2EE Software Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Java Software Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (48.39%) Web Services
2 14 (22.58%) AngularJS
3 13 (20.97%) RESTful
3 13 (20.97%) Spring
4 12 (19.35%) .NET
5 9 (14.52%) PostGIS
5 9 (14.52%) Spring Boot
6 8 (12.90%) LAMP
6 8 (12.90%) Middleware
7 7 (11.29%) CSS
7 7 (11.29%) XML
8 6 (9.68%) Django
8 6 (9.68%) Flask
8 6 (9.68%) Hibernate
8 6 (9.68%) HTML
8 6 (9.68%) J2EE
8 6 (9.68%) Java EE
8 6 (9.68%) JSON
8 6 (9.68%) React
8 6 (9.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.26%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.06%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.84%) Life Science
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) CentOS
2 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (91.94%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (67.74%) Test Automation
3 24 (38.71%) Functional Testing
4 21 (33.87%) Analytics
5 20 (32.26%) BDD
5 20 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (32.26%) Non-Functional Testing
6 19 (30.65%) TDD
7 17 (27.42%) Software Engineering
8 16 (25.81%) Scrum
9 15 (24.19%) Test Strategy
10 11 (17.74%) Open Source
10 11 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (16.13%) Acceptance Criteria
11 10 (16.13%) DevOps
11 10 (16.13%) Performance Testing
11 10 (16.13%) SDLC
11 10 (16.13%) Software Delivery
11 10 (16.13%) System Integration Testing
11 10 (16.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (66.13%) Java
2 22 (35.48%) SQL
3 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.81%) Python
5 8 (12.90%) PHP
5 8 (12.90%) Ruby
6 7 (11.29%) Java 8
7 3 (4.84%) C#
8 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (41.94%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (45.16%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) GCP
2 2 (3.23%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Docker
2 9 (14.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) Ansible
2 6 (9.68%) Kubernetes
2 6 (9.68%) Terraform
3 2 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) SAP
2 10 (16.13%) Oracle
2 10 (16.13%) TIBCO
3 6 (9.68%) Birst
4 2 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.61%) RedGate