The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 27 -
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton - 2.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  

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 Taunton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 88 87 40
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 93.62% 91.58% 81.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65 74 28
Median salary £38,500 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.53% +12.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,079 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in Taunton

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Load Testing.

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%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
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
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems 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%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft