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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 351 431 411
Rank change year-on-year +80 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 42 23 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.13% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 50
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,300 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,650 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +14.86% -16.85%  

Load Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12908 17089 17920
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.15% 87.13% 85.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10598 14389 14289
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Load Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 11 £37,500 - 1
Surrey +41 9 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Oxfordshire +4 7 £35,000 +11.11% 1
West Sussex - 6 £29,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £41,250 - 4
Kent - 3 £30,000 -
Hampshire +20 2 £44,000 +35.38%
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Load Testing
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 41 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (34.65%) Regression Testing
2 35 (34.65%) Selenium
2 35 (34.65%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (32.67%) JIRA
4 32 (31.68%) Test Scripting
4 32 (31.68%) SQL
5 27 (26.73%) JavaScript
6 25 (24.75%) Non-Functional Testing
7 24 (23.76%) MVC
8 23 (22.77%) HTML
8 23 (22.77%) .NET
8 23 (22.77%) Test Automation
8 23 (22.77%) ISTQB
8 23 (22.77%) Web Development
8 23 (22.77%) DevOps
9 22 (21.78%) AngularJS
9 22 (21.78%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (21.78%) Web Services
10 20 (19.80%) CSS
10 20 (19.80%) Games
10 20 (19.80%) Scrum
10 20 (19.80%) Git (software)
11 19 (18.81%) Degree
11 19 (18.81%) CMS
11 19 (18.81%) Java
11 19 (18.81%) C#
12 18 (17.82%) Linux
12 18 (17.82%) Perforce
12 18 (17.82%) WordPress

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 19 (18.81%) CMS
2 18 (17.82%) WordPress
3 14 (13.86%) Confluence
4 6 (5.94%) IIS
5 2 (1.98%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.99%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.91%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (8.91%) Google App Engine
1 9 (8.91%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (7.92%) SaaS
3 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.98%) Akamai
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) HTTP
2 6 (5.94%) ATM
3 4 (3.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.89%) NoSQL
3 9 (8.91%) Big Data
3 9 (8.91%) BigQuery
4 4 (3.96%) MySQL
5 2 (1.98%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.98%) OLAP
5 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.98%) Riak
6 1 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.99%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 35 (34.65%) Selenium
2 33 (32.67%) JIRA
3 20 (19.80%) Git (software)
4 14 (13.86%) HP UFT
4 14 (13.86%) SpecFlow
5 13 (12.87%) Visual Studio
6 11 (10.89%) Grunt
6 11 (10.89%) WebDriver
7 10 (9.90%) JUnit
8 9 (8.91%) Bower
8 9 (8.91%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (7.92%) Jenkins
9 8 (7.92%) WATIR
10 7 (6.93%) Firebug
11 6 (5.94%) JMeter
11 6 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (4.95%) LoadRunner
13 4 (3.96%) TestRail
14 3 (2.97%) Cucumber
14 3 (2.97%) Robot Framework
General
1 20 (19.80%) Games
2 16 (15.84%) Legal
3 13 (12.87%) Back Office
4 8 (7.92%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.93%) Marketing
6 6 (5.94%) Finance
7 3 (2.97%) Banking
8 2 (1.98%) Automotive
8 2 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.98%) Publishing
9 1 (0.99%) Front Office
9 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (18.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (17.82%) Developer
3 17 (16.83%) Analyst
3 17 (16.83%) Test Analyst
3 17 (16.83%) Test Engineer
4 11 (10.89%) Java Engineer
4 11 (10.89%) Web Developer
5 10 (9.90%) Automation Test Analyst
5 10 (9.90%) Software Test Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Administrator
6 9 (8.91%) Integration Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 9 (8.91%) Tester
7 6 (5.94%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Test Manager
8 5 (4.95%) Automation Tester
8 5 (4.95%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.95%) HTML Developer
8 5 (4.95%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.95%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.77%) .NET
1 23 (22.77%) HTML
2 22 (21.78%) AngularJS
2 22 (21.78%) Web Services
3 20 (19.80%) CSS
4 12 (11.88%) Ajax
5 11 (10.89%) J2EE
5 11 (10.89%) OAuth
5 11 (10.89%) Servlets
6 9 (8.91%) CSS3
6 9 (8.91%) HTML5
6 9 (8.91%) REST
6 9 (8.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.95%) XML
9 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.97%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.97%) LINQ
10 3 (2.97%) XML Messaging
11 2 (1.98%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.78%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.88%) User Experience
2 12 (11.88%) Xbox
3 11 (10.89%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.94%) Life Science
5 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.99%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.82%) Linux
2 6 (5.94%) Windows
3 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.99%) Android
4 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (34.65%) Continuous Integration
2 35 (34.65%) Regression Testing
3 32 (31.68%) Test Scripting
4 25 (24.75%) Non-Functional Testing
5 24 (23.76%) MVC
6 23 (22.77%) DevOps
6 23 (22.77%) Test Automation
6 23 (22.77%) Web Development
7 20 (19.80%) Scrum
8 18 (17.82%) BDD
9 17 (16.83%) Automated Testing
9 17 (16.83%) TDD
10 14 (13.86%) Exploratory Testing
10 14 (13.86%) Software Testing
11 12 (11.88%) Integration Testing
11 12 (11.88%) Performance Testing
11 12 (11.88%) SDLC
11 12 (11.88%) Test Strategy
12 11 (10.89%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (31.68%) SQL
2 27 (26.73%) JavaScript
3 19 (18.81%) C#
3 19 (18.81%) Java
4 12 (11.88%) C++
5 11 (10.89%) PHP
6 8 (7.92%) Bash Shell
7 7 (6.93%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.96%) Ruby
8 4 (3.96%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.97%) C
9 3 (2.97%) Python
10 2 (1.98%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.98%) XPath
11 1 (0.99%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (22.77%) ISTQB
2 19 (18.81%) Degree
3 17 (16.83%) ISEB
4 9 (8.91%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Docker
2 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.94%) Docker Swarm
2 6 (5.94%) Puppet
3 4 (3.96%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.96%) Nagios
4 2 (1.98%) Ansible
4 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.98%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Perforce
2 13 (12.87%) HP
3 9 (8.91%) Google
3 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.91%) Tableau
4 8 (7.92%) Telerik
5 6 (5.94%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle
7 3 (2.97%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.98%) Concur
8 2 (1.98%) LexisNexis
8 2 (1.98%) New Relic
8 2 (1.98%) SAP
8 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.98%) VMware
9 1 (0.99%) Sage
9 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
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