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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 706 732 791
Rank change year-on-year +26 +59  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 164 181 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 135 159 152
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,600 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £84,000 £60,000
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79960 87478 97573
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.95% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 64514 73057 79746
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 £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +30 152 £50,000 -4.76% 25
London +6 60 £65,000 -3.70% 12
South East +65 30 £50,000 +42.85% 2
South West +19 26 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Berkshire +36 11 £50,000 -13.04%
North West -44 11 £45,000 +9.75% 2
Somerset -3 10 £35,000 +7.69%
East of England -18 10 £55,000 +15.78% 5
Bracknell - 9 £50,000 -
City of London +23 8 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Hertfordshire -7 8 £55,000 -4.34% 4
Exeter - 8 £47,500 -
Brighton - 8 £45,000 -
Devon - 8 £47,500 -
East Sussex - 8 £45,000 -
West Midlands +17 7 £31,000 -34.73% 2
Hatfield -1 7 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Manchester -25 7 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Surrey +34 5 £48,750 +39.28%
Swansea - 5 £43,000 -
Wales - 5 £43,000 -
West Wales - 5 £43,000 -
Scotland +14 4 £29,500 -1.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 4 £48,000 +43.28%
Milton Keynes - 4 £48,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £26,500 -
Glasgow +10 3 £29,500 -1.66% 1
Gloucestershire -2 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Bath - 3 £35,000 -
Bristol - 3 £42,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 198 (54.25%) Test Automation
2 186 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (36.71%) SQL
4 124 (33.97%) Selenium
5 119 (32.60%) QA
6 115 (31.51%) C#
7 99 (27.12%) JavaScript
8 95 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
9 94 (25.75%) Java
10 90 (24.66%) SQL Server
10 90 (24.66%) Scrum
11 88 (24.11%) Performance Testing
12 87 (23.84%) BDD
13 75 (20.55%) Microsoft
14 74 (20.27%) XML
15 73 (20.00%) Jenkins
15 73 (20.00%) Computer Science
16 70 (19.18%) Test Scripting
17 69 (18.90%) ISTQB
18 66 (18.08%) Finance
19 65 (17.81%) Software Testing
19 65 (17.81%) Linux
20 62 (16.99%) .NET
20 62 (16.99%) HTML
20 62 (16.99%) JSON
20 62 (16.99%) Cucumber
21 61 (16.71%) Non-Functional Testing
21 61 (16.71%) DevOps
22 60 (16.44%) CSS
22 60 (16.44%) Security Testing

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 28 (7.67%) CMS
2 25 (6.85%) Apache
3 21 (5.75%) IIS
4 13 (3.56%) nginx
5 8 (2.19%) Umbraco
6 7 (1.92%) Confluence
6 7 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.64%) WordPress
8 3 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.27%) JBoss
9 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.27%) Tornado
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 55 (15.07%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (6.85%) SaaS
4 13 (3.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.92%) Rackspace Cloud
7 5 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.10%) GitHub
9 3 (0.82%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.82%) Fastly
9 3 (0.82%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.55%) Akamai
10 2 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.55%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.11%) Internet
2 13 (3.56%) HTTP
3 11 (3.01%) Firewall
4 5 (1.37%) DNS
5 4 (1.10%) SSL
6 3 (0.82%) WAN
7 2 (0.55%) ATM
7 2 (0.55%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.27%) FTP
8 1 (0.27%) LAN
8 1 (0.27%) MPLS
8 1 (0.27%) SMTP
8 1 (0.27%) VoIP
8 1 (0.27%) VPN
8 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 46 (12.60%) MySQL
3 23 (6.30%) Big Data
4 17 (4.66%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.56%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.01%) Redis
6 11 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.92%) InterSystems Cache
7 7 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.64%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.64%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (0.82%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.55%) OLAP
11 2 (0.55%) Power BI
11 2 (0.55%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 124 (33.97%) Selenium
2 73 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 62 (16.99%) Cucumber
4 56 (15.34%) JMeter
4 56 (15.34%) WebDriver
5 55 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 51 (13.97%) JIRA
7 48 (13.15%) SpecFlow
8 44 (12.05%) Git (software)
9 41 (11.23%) Visual Studio
10 25 (6.85%) TeamCity
11 17 (4.66%) SoapUI
12 15 (4.11%) NUnit
13 13 (3.56%) Appium
14 12 (3.29%) Grunt
14 12 (3.29%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (2.74%) Gatling
15 10 (2.74%) LoadRunner
16 7 (1.92%) Eclipse
16 7 (1.92%) IntelliJ
General
1 66 (18.08%) Finance
2 21 (5.75%) Retail
3 15 (4.11%) Publishing
4 7 (1.92%) Back Office
4 7 (1.92%) Banking
4 7 (1.92%) Games
5 6 (1.64%) Legal
5 6 (1.64%) Marketing
6 4 (1.10%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.10%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.55%) Automotive
7 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
8 1 (0.27%) German Language
8 1 (0.27%) Law
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 85 (23.29%) Developer
2 61 (16.71%) Analyst
2 61 (16.71%) Test Engineer
3 42 (11.51%) Tester
4 39 (10.68%) Test Automation Engineer
5 38 (10.41%) Test Analyst
6 36 (9.86%) QA Analyst
7 33 (9.04%) DevOps Engineer
7 33 (9.04%) JavaScript Developer
7 33 (9.04%) QA Leader
8 29 (7.95%) Administrator
9 28 (7.67%) QA Engineer
9 28 (7.67%) QA Test Analyst
9 28 (7.67%) QA Tester
10 26 (7.12%) Automation Test Analyst
11 24 (6.58%) C# Developer
12 22 (6.03%) Automation Test Lead
12 22 (6.03%) DBA
12 22 (6.03%) SQL DBA
13 18 (4.93%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (20.27%) XML
2 62 (16.99%) .NET
2 62 (16.99%) HTML
2 62 (16.99%) JSON
3 60 (16.44%) CSS
4 56 (15.34%) AngularJS
4 56 (15.34%) Web Services
5 45 (12.33%) Node.js
6 44 (12.05%) HTML5
7 43 (11.78%) jQuery
8 40 (10.96%) Ajax
8 40 (10.96%) React
9 39 (10.68%) Backbone.js
10 28 (7.67%) ASP.NET
11 22 (6.03%) RESTful
11 22 (6.03%) SOAP
12 21 (5.75%) Gherkin
13 19 (5.21%) REST
14 18 (4.93%) LAMP
15 16 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 73 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 41 (11.23%) Algorithms
2 41 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (10.68%) Data Structures
4 35 (9.59%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (8.22%) User Experience
6 26 (7.12%) Fintech
7 19 (5.21%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.74%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (1.64%) Life Science
9 6 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.37%) Xbox
11 4 (1.10%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.82%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.82%) iPad
12 3 (0.82%) Replication
12 3 (0.82%) Spread Betting
13 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 65 (17.81%) Linux
2 46 (12.60%) Windows
3 12 (3.29%) CentOS
4 8 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.82%) Kali Linux
6 3 (0.82%) Unix
6 3 (0.82%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.82%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.55%) Android
7 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.27%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (54.25%) Test Automation
2 186 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
4 90 (24.66%) Scrum
5 88 (24.11%) Performance Testing
6 87 (23.84%) BDD
7 70 (19.18%) Test Scripting
8 65 (17.81%) Software Testing
9 61 (16.71%) DevOps
9 61 (16.71%) Non-Functional Testing
10 60 (16.44%) Security Testing
11 50 (13.70%) OO
12 48 (13.15%) Test Strategy
13 47 (12.88%) Regression Testing
14 42 (11.51%) Continuous Delivery
14 42 (11.51%) OOD
15 39 (10.68%) Complexity Analysis
15 39 (10.68%) Front End Development
15 39 (10.68%) TDD
16 38 (10.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 134 (36.71%) SQL
2 115 (31.51%) C#
3 99 (27.12%) JavaScript
4 94 (25.75%) Java
5 35 (9.59%) Python
6 34 (9.32%) T-SQL
7 29 (7.95%) PHP
8 27 (7.40%) Ruby
9 18 (4.93%) Bash Shell
9 18 (4.93%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.47%) C++
10 9 (2.47%) Perl
10 9 (2.47%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.19%) C
11 8 (2.19%) Go
11 8 (2.19%) TypeScript
12 6 (1.64%) ES6
12 6 (1.64%) JSX
13 4 (1.10%) Scala
14 3 (0.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 69 (18.90%) ISTQB
2 51 (13.97%) ISEB
3 29 (7.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 25 (6.85%) Degree
5 15 (4.11%) Security Cleared
6 13 (3.56%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.55%) MCAD
9 2 (0.55%) MCPD
10 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (32.60%) QA
2 15 (4.11%) ISO 14001
2 15 (4.11%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.55%) SLA
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (5.48%) Docker
2 12 (3.29%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.74%) Varnish
4 8 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.64%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.10%) vCloud
7 3 (0.82%) HDFS
8 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (10.41%) Ansible
2 24 (6.58%) Puppet
3 19 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.74%) HAProxy
5 8 (2.19%) Perfmon
6 6 (1.64%) Salt
7 4 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (1.10%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.82%) Ambari
8 3 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.82%) Kibana
9 2 (0.55%) Grafana
9 2 (0.55%) Terraform
10 1 (0.27%) Consul
10 1 (0.27%) logstash
10 1 (0.27%) Packer
10 1 (0.27%) Rancher
10 1 (0.27%) SmoothWall
10 1 (0.27%) StatsD
10 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 75 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.56%) Google
3 12 (3.29%) VMware
4 9 (2.47%) Rackspace
5 8 (2.19%) Oracle
5 8 (2.19%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.64%) HP
6 6 (1.64%) Perforce
7 5 (1.37%) New Relic
7 5 (1.37%) Tableau
8 4 (1.10%) LexisNexis
8 4 (1.10%) SAP
9 3 (0.82%) IBM
10 2 (0.55%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.55%) RedGate
10 2 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.55%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.55%) Telerik
11 1 (0.27%) hybris
11 1 (0.27%) Splunk
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary, bonus, bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £250 to £350 per day - 6 months
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £52461.66 - £100887.81 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Attractive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Attractive + benefits + potential equity!
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Attractive + benefits + equity
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Pole Star Space Applications
Salary: From £40,000 to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City, Glasgow
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago