The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 665 810 727
Rank change year-on-year +145 -83  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 200 139 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 166 131 190
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £85,000 £70,000
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75370 91581 93969
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.10% 88.56% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 61980 75773 76024
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Load Testing
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in the UK

Load Testing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Load Testing in the UK

Load Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +149 193 £45,500 -4.21% 39
London +99 78 £60,000 +4.34% 13
South East +83 39 £35,000 -12.50% 11
South West +40 35 £35,000 +7.69% 4
East of England +43 21 £47,500 +39.70% 2
Hertfordshire - 18 £47,500 -
Somerset 0 16 £32,500 +22.64% 2
Devon +6 9 £47,500 +11.76% 1
North West -3 9 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Manchester -14 9 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Berkshire - 9 £45,000 - 2
Surrey +31 8 £42,000 +5.00% 3
Exeter -6 8 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Oxfordshire +9 7 £35,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands - 7 £45,500 - 4
Bristol +6 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Birmingham - 6 £45,500 - 2
Rochdale - 6 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 6 £29,500 - 1
Crawley - 6 £29,500 -
Woking - 5 £52,500 - 1
Kent - 5 £30,000 -
Radlett - 5 £47,500 -
Watford - 5 £35,000 -
Hatfield - 5 £65,000 -
Scotland +23 4 £57,500 +91.66%
Wiltshire +14 4 £60,000 +84.61%
Chatham - 4 - -
Reading - 4 £35,000 -
Abingdon - 4 - -

Load Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 217 (46.17%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (32.55%) Selenium
3 141 (30.00%) SQL
4 124 (26.38%) QA
5 115 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
6 109 (23.19%) ISTQB
7 107 (22.77%) C#
8 105 (22.34%) JavaScript
8 105 (22.34%) Test Automation
9 104 (22.13%) BDD
10 102 (21.70%) Java
11 96 (20.43%) Performance Testing
12 90 (19.15%) AngularJS
13 89 (18.94%) ISEB
14 88 (18.72%) Linux
15 87 (18.51%) Cucumber
15 87 (18.51%) DevOps
16 85 (18.09%) Web Services
17 84 (17.87%) Finance
18 83 (17.66%) JIRA
19 78 (16.60%) Regression Testing
20 76 (16.17%) .NET
21 75 (15.96%) Non-Functional Testing
22 74 (15.74%) HTML
23 73 (15.53%) XML
23 73 (15.53%) Software Testing
23 73 (15.53%) Jenkins
24 70 (14.89%) CSS
24 70 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
25 69 (14.68%) Scrum

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 59 (12.55%) CMS
2 31 (6.60%) Umbraco
3 22 (4.68%) Confluence
4 18 (3.83%) WordPress
5 16 (3.40%) IIS
6 15 (3.19%) Tomcat
7 12 (2.55%) Apache
8 8 (1.70%) nginx
8 8 (1.70%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.06%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.64%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.21%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.21%) Tornado
Applications
1 7 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) MS Office
2 1 (0.21%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 60 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (5.32%) SaaS
3 20 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (4.26%) Amazon S3
4 15 (3.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (2.13%) Route 53
8 9 (1.91%) Google App Engine
9 8 (1.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (1.28%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.85%) Akamai
12 4 (0.85%) GitHub
13 3 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.64%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.96%) Internet
2 18 (3.83%) Firewall
3 16 (3.40%) HTTP
4 12 (2.55%) WAN
5 7 (1.49%) ATM
6 6 (1.28%) DNS
6 6 (1.28%) SSL
7 5 (1.06%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.43%) FTP
8 2 (0.43%) LAN
8 2 (0.43%) SMTP
8 2 (0.43%) VoIP
8 2 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.21%) Intranet
9 1 (0.21%) LTE
9 1 (0.21%) MPLS
9 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (12.13%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.60%) MySQL
3 24 (5.11%) Big Data
4 21 (4.47%) NoSQL
5 12 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.91%) BigQuery
8 5 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.06%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.06%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.85%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.85%) Redis
10 3 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.64%) Couchbase
10 3 (0.64%) Riak
10 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.43%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 153 (32.55%) Selenium
2 87 (18.51%) Cucumber
3 83 (17.66%) JIRA
4 73 (15.53%) Jenkins
5 65 (13.83%) JMeter
6 62 (13.19%) Git (software)
7 53 (11.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 49 (10.43%) SpecFlow
9 40 (8.51%) WebDriver
10 39 (8.30%) Grunt
11 31 (6.60%) Visual Studio
12 29 (6.17%) Appium
13 20 (4.26%) LoadRunner
14 19 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 19 (4.04%) WATIR
15 18 (3.83%) SoapUI
16 17 (3.62%) Calabash
16 17 (3.62%) HP UFT
17 16 (3.40%) Gatling
18 14 (2.98%) The Grinder
General
1 84 (17.87%) Finance
2 27 (5.74%) Games
3 17 (3.62%) Legal
4 16 (3.40%) Publishing
5 15 (3.19%) Retail
5 15 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.98%) Back Office
7 12 (2.55%) Banking
8 8 (1.70%) Marketing
9 3 (0.64%) Automotive
10 2 (0.43%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Front Office
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 92 (19.57%) Developer
2 81 (17.23%) Analyst
3 59 (12.55%) Test Analyst
4 56 (11.91%) Test Engineer
5 53 (11.28%) DevOps Engineer
6 49 (10.43%) Tester
7 40 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
8 37 (7.87%) Test Manager
9 31 (6.60%) C# Developer
10 28 (5.96%) Linux Engineer
10 28 (5.96%) Test Automation Engineer
11 27 (5.74%) QA Leader
12 26 (5.53%) Angular Developer
12 26 (5.53%) QA Tester
13 25 (5.32%) Test Leader
14 24 (5.11%) QA Analyst
15 22 (4.68%) Full Stack Developer
15 22 (4.68%) Support Engineer
16 20 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
17 18 (3.83%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (19.15%) AngularJS
2 85 (18.09%) Web Services
3 76 (16.17%) .NET
4 74 (15.74%) HTML
5 73 (15.53%) XML
6 70 (14.89%) CSS
7 55 (11.70%) Ajax
7 55 (11.70%) JSON
8 48 (10.21%) Node.js
9 47 (10.00%) HTML5
10 39 (8.30%) ASP.NET
10 39 (8.30%) React
11 38 (8.09%) jQuery
12 37 (7.87%) Backbone.js
13 32 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 32 (6.81%) REST
14 30 (6.38%) Sass
14 30 (6.38%) SignalR
14 30 (6.38%) WebSockets
15 22 (4.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 70 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (11.70%) Computer Science
3 42 (8.94%) User Experience
4 41 (8.72%) Data Structures
5 39 (8.30%) Algorithms
5 39 (8.30%) Mobile App
6 26 (5.53%) Fintech
7 15 (3.19%) Mobile Payment
8 12 (2.55%) Xbox
9 10 (2.13%) Spread Betting
10 6 (1.28%) iPad
10 6 (1.28%) Life Science
11 5 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.06%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.43%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.43%) Replication
12 2 (0.43%) Tandem
12 2 (0.43%) Wiki
13 1 (0.21%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.21%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 88 (18.72%) Linux
2 51 (10.85%) Windows
3 10 (2.13%) CentOS
4 9 (1.91%) Android
4 9 (1.91%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.49%) Kali Linux
7 6 (1.28%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.28%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.06%) Unix
9 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.21%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (46.17%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
3 105 (22.34%) Test Automation
4 104 (22.13%) BDD
5 96 (20.43%) Performance Testing
6 87 (18.51%) DevOps
7 78 (16.60%) Regression Testing
8 75 (15.96%) Non-Functional Testing
9 73 (15.53%) Software Testing
10 69 (14.68%) Scrum
11 68 (14.47%) Security Testing
12 63 (13.40%) Functional Testing
13 62 (13.19%) Test Scripting
14 56 (11.91%) TDD
14 56 (11.91%) Test Strategy
15 55 (11.70%) Web Development
16 54 (11.49%) Exploratory Testing
16 54 (11.49%) Performance Tuning
17 53 (11.28%) MVC
18 46 (9.79%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (30.00%) SQL
2 107 (22.77%) C#
3 105 (22.34%) JavaScript
4 102 (21.70%) Java
5 57 (12.13%) Python
6 38 (8.09%) Ruby
7 30 (6.38%) TypeScript
8 25 (5.32%) Perl
9 20 (4.26%) PHP
10 19 (4.04%) PowerShell
11 17 (3.62%) T-SQL
12 16 (3.40%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.98%) C++
14 13 (2.77%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.91%) C
16 8 (1.70%) Scala
17 7 (1.49%) Go
18 3 (0.64%) Groovy
19 2 (0.43%) Apple Swift
19 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 109 (23.19%) ISTQB
2 89 (18.94%) ISEB
3 41 (8.72%) Degree
3 41 (8.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 21 (4.47%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.55%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (26.38%) QA
2 9 (1.91%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.70%) ISO 14001
4 4 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.64%) SEPA
6 1 (0.21%) SDET
System Software
1 22 (4.68%) Docker
2 20 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 16 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.98%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.85%) vCloud
6 3 (0.64%) Varnish
7 2 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.43%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.21%) HDFS
8 1 (0.21%) iptables
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (6.81%) Opscode Chef
1 32 (6.81%) Puppet
2 24 (5.11%) Ansible
3 15 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (2.77%) Salt
5 9 (1.91%) Perfmon
6 8 (1.70%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (1.49%) Nagios
8 6 (1.28%) Kibana
8 6 (1.28%) Kubernetes
9 5 (1.06%) Terraform
10 4 (0.85%) Mesos
11 3 (0.64%) Ambari
11 3 (0.64%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.43%) Grafana
12 2 (0.43%) Marathon
13 1 (0.21%) Consul
13 1 (0.21%) Packer
13 1 (0.21%) Rancher
13 1 (0.21%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 61 (12.98%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.89%) IBM
3 21 (4.47%) HP
4 18 (3.83%) Perforce
4 18 (3.83%) VMware
5 13 (2.77%) Google
5 13 (2.77%) Oracle
5 13 (2.77%) SAP
6 10 (2.13%) New Relic
7 9 (1.91%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.91%) Tableau
7 9 (1.91%) Telerik
8 7 (1.49%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.85%) ATG
9 4 (0.85%) Demandware
9 4 (0.85%) hybris
9 4 (0.85%) RedGate
10 3 (0.64%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.43%) Concur
11 2 (0.43%) LexisNexis
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer Project Services Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £34,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & equity
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £32k + top benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + Pension, training
Posted: 10 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £42 to £52k + 7.5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Altus Analytics
Posted: 19 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £49,000 per annum + 5% bonus + 29 days holiday + pensi
Posted: 26 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Generous + 20% + extensive benefits
Posted: 26 days ago