Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 512 524 551
Rank change year-on-year +12 +27 -6
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 47 74 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35 54 90
South East median annual salary £45,000 £41,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% -12.11% -5.00%
10th Percentile £35,500 £34,475 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,250 £53,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 26754 30778 37262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.42% 87.46% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22035 25532 30764
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 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
Surrey -1 20 £48,750 +2.63%
Thames Valley +48 18 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Berkshire +53 11 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire +6 6 £36,250 +20.83% 1
West Sussex +6 5 £72,500 +107.14%
Hampshire -14 2 £45,000 +26.76% 1
East Sussex -16 2 £40,000 +6.67%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
Load Testing
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 42 (89.36%) Test Automation
2 28 (59.57%) Java
3 27 (57.45%) Selenium
4 26 (55.32%) SQL Server
5 24 (51.06%) SQL
6 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
7 22 (46.81%) Web Services
7 22 (46.81%) MVC
7 22 (46.81%) Jenkins
8 19 (40.43%) JMeter
8 19 (40.43%) TDD
9 18 (38.30%) Subversion
9 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (38.30%) OOD
9 18 (38.30%) OO
10 17 (36.17%) JUnit
10 17 (36.17%) Maven
10 17 (36.17%) Degree
11 16 (34.04%) JIRA
12 14 (29.79%) Spring
12 14 (29.79%) GWT
12 14 (29.79%) RESTful
12 14 (29.79%) JBoss
12 14 (29.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (29.79%) AngularJS
12 14 (29.79%) Arquillian
12 14 (29.79%) Octopus Deploy
12 14 (29.79%) React
12 14 (29.79%) Confluence
12 14 (29.79%) Mockito

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 14 (29.79%) Confluence
1 14 (29.79%) JBoss
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.26%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) InfoPath
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
1 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (55.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.53%) JasperReports
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (57.45%) Selenium
2 22 (46.81%) Jenkins
3 19 (40.43%) JMeter
4 18 (38.30%) Subversion
5 17 (36.17%) JUnit
5 17 (36.17%) Maven
6 16 (34.04%) JIRA
7 14 (29.79%) Arquillian
7 14 (29.79%) Mockito
7 14 (29.79%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (14.89%) WebDriver
9 6 (12.77%) Cucumber
10 5 (10.64%) Protractor
11 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
11 4 (8.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (6.38%) Gradle
12 3 (6.38%) TestNG
12 3 (6.38%) Vagrant
13 2 (4.26%) Robot Framework
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
1 6 (12.77%) Retail
2 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) Java Developer
3 11 (23.40%) Automation Tester
3 11 (23.40%) Tester
4 9 (19.15%) Test Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) .NET Developer
5 8 (17.02%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (8.51%) QA Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) QA Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (8.51%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.51%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Automation Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) Web Services
2 14 (29.79%) AngularJS
2 14 (29.79%) GWT
2 14 (29.79%) React
2 14 (29.79%) RESTful
2 14 (29.79%) Spring
2 14 (29.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 13 (27.66%) .NET
4 10 (21.28%) Java EE
5 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
5 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
6 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (12.77%) CSS
6 6 (12.77%) Entity Framework
6 6 (12.77%) HTML
6 6 (12.77%) HTML5
7 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (8.51%) Gherkin
7 4 (8.51%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (8.51%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) Algorithms
2 4 (8.51%) Life Science
2 4 (8.51%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (89.36%) Test Automation
2 22 (46.81%) MVC
3 19 (40.43%) TDD
4 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (38.30%) OO
4 18 (38.30%) OOD
5 10 (21.28%) Mathematics
5 10 (21.28%) Software Testing
6 9 (19.15%) Functional Testing
7 8 (17.02%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
8 7 (14.89%) Regression Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Analytics
9 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.77%) Scenario Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Scrum
9 6 (12.77%) Security Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.64%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (10.64%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) Java
2 24 (51.06%) SQL
3 12 (25.53%) T-SQL
4 11 (23.40%) C#
4 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.89%) PHP
6 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
6 5 (10.64%) Python
7 4 (8.51%) Ruby
7 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
8 3 (6.38%) Scala
9 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.26%) ISEB
6 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) DevExpress
2 4 (8.51%) Telerik
3 1 (2.13%) LexisNexis
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) VMware