Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
England > South East
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 492 499 550
Rank change year-on-year +7 +51 +10
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 46 44 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 45 38 49
South East median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% +20.13% -23.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £31,378
90th Percentile £60,250 £60,875 £52,700
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -3.06% +8.89%

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 26,095 25,710 31,563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.64% 89.44% 89.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21,533 21,204 26,339
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +24 15 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Hampshire -16 15 £42,500 -5.56%
Surrey +15 14 £49,250 +9.44%
Oxfordshire +13 9 £52,500 +44.83% 1
Berkshire -4 6 £57,500 +15.00% 1
East Sussex -18 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Load Testing
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 South East region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 41 (89.13%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (80.43%) Test Automation
3 28 (60.87%) Java
4 25 (54.35%) QA
5 24 (52.17%) Degree
5 24 (52.17%) Test Strategy
6 21 (45.65%) Waterfall
7 20 (43.48%) Functional Testing
8 19 (41.30%) Non-Functional Testing
9 18 (39.13%) SAP
10 15 (32.61%) Jenkins
10 15 (32.61%) SDLC
11 14 (30.43%) Acceptance Criteria
11 14 (30.43%) Software Delivery
11 14 (30.43%) System Integration Testing
11 14 (30.43%) TIBCO
11 14 (30.43%) Oracle
11 14 (30.43%) SQL
11 14 (30.43%) .NET
11 14 (30.43%) Software Engineering
11 14 (30.43%) TDD
11 14 (30.43%) Performance Testing
11 14 (30.43%) Integration Testing
11 14 (30.43%) System Testing
12 13 (28.26%) Selenium
12 13 (28.26%) Web Services
13 12 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (23.91%) Ansible
14 11 (23.91%) BDD

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 6 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (10.87%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (10.87%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.17%) GitHub
4 1 (2.17%) IaaS
4 1 (2.17%) SaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) AMQP
2 4 (8.70%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) NoSQL
2 6 (13.04%) Big Data
3 5 (10.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (10.87%) Amazon QuickSight
3 5 (10.87%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.87%) Hazelcast
3 5 (10.87%) MySQL
3 5 (10.87%) Pentaho
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Jenkins
2 13 (28.26%) Selenium
3 10 (21.74%) JMeter
4 7 (15.22%) JIRA
4 7 (15.22%) JUnit
5 6 (13.04%) Ant
5 6 (13.04%) Hudson
6 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
6 5 (10.87%) Gatling
6 5 (10.87%) SpecFlow
6 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.35%) Arquillian
7 2 (4.35%) Maven
7 2 (4.35%) Mockito
8 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.17%) CruiseControl
8 1 (2.17%) Fiddler
8 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (8.70%) Electronics
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
1 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
1 4 (8.70%) Marketing
1 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Analyst
1 15 (32.61%) Test Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Java Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Java Software Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Test Manager
4 7 (15.22%) Tester
5 6 (13.04%) Automation Tester
5 6 (13.04%) Python Developer
5 6 (13.04%) QA Automation Tester
5 6 (13.04%) QA Tester
6 5 (10.87%) AWS Developer
6 5 (10.87%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (10.87%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) .NET
2 13 (28.26%) Web Services
3 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
3 7 (15.22%) RESTful
3 7 (15.22%) Spring
4 6 (13.04%) Django
4 6 (13.04%) Flask
4 6 (13.04%) JSON
4 6 (13.04%) REST
4 6 (13.04%) XML
4 6 (13.04%) XSLT
5 5 (10.87%) CSS
5 5 (10.87%) Gherkin
5 5 (10.87%) Hibernate
5 5 (10.87%) HTML
5 5 (10.87%) J2EE
5 5 (10.87%) JPA
5 5 (10.87%) Middleware
5 5 (10.87%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (4.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.17%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (89.13%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (80.43%) Test Automation
3 24 (52.17%) Test Strategy
4 21 (45.65%) Waterfall
5 20 (43.48%) Functional Testing
6 19 (41.30%) Non-Functional Testing
7 15 (32.61%) SDLC
8 14 (30.43%) Acceptance Criteria
8 14 (30.43%) Integration Testing
8 14 (30.43%) Performance Testing
8 14 (30.43%) Software Delivery
8 14 (30.43%) Software Engineering
8 14 (30.43%) System Integration Testing
8 14 (30.43%) System Testing
8 14 (30.43%) TDD
9 12 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (23.91%) BDD
11 10 (21.74%) Scrum
12 7 (15.22%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) Java
2 14 (30.43%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) Python
4 6 (13.04%) C#
5 5 (10.87%) Java 8
5 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.35%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 24 (52.17%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (8.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (54.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Ansible
2 6 (13.04%) Kubernetes
3 5 (10.87%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) SAP
2 14 (30.43%) Oracle
2 14 (30.43%) TIBCO
3 5 (10.87%) Birst
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) Apple
5 1 (2.17%) Samsung