Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 331 337 395
Rank change year-on-year +6 +58 +23
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 28 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 0.22% 0.27% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.31% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 9
Thames Valley median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +66.67% -33.33%
10th Percentile £40,250 £32,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £64,500 £53,750 £45,750
South East median annual salary £53,750 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.79% +11.25% -20.00%

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 11,262 10,714 13,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 89.08% 87.92% 88.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9,312 8,569 11,178
Thames Valley median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,827 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £72,500 £71,250
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +9 20 £63,000 +80.00% 2
Berkshire -15 6 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 2 - -
Load Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Jenkins
3 18 (64.29%) Analytics
3 18 (64.29%) BDD
4 17 (60.71%) Computer Science
5 15 (53.57%) Java
6 14 (50.00%) JMeter
6 14 (50.00%) Degree
7 13 (46.43%) NoSQL
7 13 (46.43%) SQL
8 12 (42.86%) QA
9 11 (39.29%) Selenium
9 11 (39.29%) Test Automation
9 11 (39.29%) Web Services
9 11 (39.29%) TDD
9 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
10 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (35.71%) Ansible
11 9 (32.14%) Spring Boot
11 9 (32.14%) OWASP
11 9 (32.14%) Fiddler
11 9 (32.14%) WebDriver
11 9 (32.14%) Data Analytics
11 9 (32.14%) PostGIS
11 9 (32.14%) Apache Solr
11 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
11 9 (32.14%) Process Improvement
11 9 (32.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 9 (32.14%) LoadRunner

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 9 (32.14%) Apache Solr
1 9 (32.14%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (17.86%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) NoSQL
2 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
2 9 (32.14%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (17.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (17.86%) Amazon QuickSight
3 5 (17.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (17.86%) Big Data
3 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (17.86%) Hazelcast
3 5 (17.86%) MySQL
3 5 (17.86%) Pentaho
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (67.86%) Jenkins
2 14 (50.00%) JMeter
3 11 (39.29%) Selenium
4 9 (32.14%) Fiddler
4 9 (32.14%) IntelliJ
4 9 (32.14%) LoadRunner
4 9 (32.14%) WebDriver
5 5 (17.86%) Ant
5 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
5 5 (17.86%) Gatling
5 5 (17.86%) Hudson
5 5 (17.86%) JUnit
5 5 (17.86%) SpecFlow
6 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 6 (21.43%) Marketing
2 5 (17.86%) Electronics
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
2 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Senior Test Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Test Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Senior QA Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Python Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Senior J2EE Software Engineer
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) Web Services
2 9 (32.14%) PostGIS
2 9 (32.14%) Spring Boot
3 6 (21.43%) RESTful
3 6 (21.43%) Spring
4 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
4 5 (17.86%) CSS
4 5 (17.86%) Django
4 5 (17.86%) Flask
4 5 (17.86%) Gherkin
4 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
4 5 (17.86%) HTML
4 5 (17.86%) J2EE
4 5 (17.86%) JPA
4 5 (17.86%) JSON
4 5 (17.86%) Middleware
4 5 (17.86%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (17.86%) REST
4 5 (17.86%) XML
4 5 (17.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.71%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Analytics
2 18 (64.29%) BDD
3 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
3 11 (39.29%) TDD
3 11 (39.29%) Test Automation
4 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (32.14%) Data Analytics
5 9 (32.14%) OWASP
5 9 (32.14%) Process Improvement
6 8 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (25.00%) DevOps
7 7 (25.00%) Scrum
8 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (21.43%) Microservices
8 6 (21.43%) Service Design
9 5 (17.86%) API Design
9 5 (17.86%) Data Science
9 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
9 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) Python
4 6 (21.43%) Java 8
5 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) GCP
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 7 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Ansible
2 5 (17.86%) Kubernetes
2 5 (17.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Birst
1 5 (17.86%) SAP