Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 325 336 383
Rank change year-on-year +11 +47 +39
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 15 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 0.14% 0.13% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.15% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 5
Thames Valley median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -33.33% +71.43%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £39,500
90th Percentile £60,125 £57,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year -5.56% -2.70% -2.63%

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 Thames Valley with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,055 11,007 12,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 91.57% 89.16% 90.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8,098 8,766 10,163
Thames Valley median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing Load Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in the Thames Valley

Load Testing
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in the Thames Valley

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Testing in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Load Testing in the Thames Valley

Load Testing
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Oxfordshire +21 12 £35,000 -3.45% 2
Berkshire -2 3 £52,500 -4.55%
Load Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 13 (86.67%) Computer Science
2 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (66.67%) Analytics
4 9 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Security Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (53.33%) Data Science
5 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
5 8 (53.33%) Life Science
5 8 (53.33%) Mathematics
5 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (33.33%) Degree
7 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (33.33%) BDD
7 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (33.33%) TDD
7 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) Java
8 4 (26.67%) Web Services
8 4 (26.67%) Python
8 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
8 4 (26.67%) Ansible
8 4 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (20.00%) Big Data
9 3 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (20.00%) Data Transformation

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) AMQP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon QuickSight
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Hazelcast
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) Pentaho
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Ant
2 3 (20.00%) Hudson
3 2 (13.33%) JMeter
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) CruiseControl
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.67%) Fiddler
4 1 (6.67%) Gatling
4 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Games
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Python Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Python Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) Django
2 3 (20.00%) Flask
2 3 (20.00%) JSON
2 3 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
3 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.67%) JPA
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) PostGIS
3 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) Spring Boot
3 1 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Life Science
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Computer Science
2 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (66.67%) Analytics
4 9 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (60.00%) Security Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Data Science
5 8 (53.33%) Mathematics
5 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
5 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) BDD
6 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 5 (33.33%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (20.00%) ATDD
7 3 (20.00%) ETL
7 3 (20.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) Go
4 1 (6.67%) Java 8
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Ansible
2 3 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Apple
1 1 (6.67%) Birst
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Samsung
1 1 (6.67%) SAP