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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Load Testing
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 30 27 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 1.10% 3.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 3.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% -12.35%  

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 89 82 38
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 97.80% 82.00% 90.48%
Number of salaries quoted 59 79 24
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% -15.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 6 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Management
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Line Management
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories

Load Testing
Top Related 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 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Test Management
1 6 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (83.33%) Customer Requirements
2 5 (83.33%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft