Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 144 129
Rank change year-on-year +6 -15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 3 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.15% 0.45% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.51% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 20
Wales median annual salary £44,000 £36,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.55% -3.95% +24.33%
10th Percentile £42,000 £33,173 £33,173
90th Percentile £48,800 £47,500 £43,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.04% +4.21% +5.56%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1856 2363 2337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.92% 89.10% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 2016 1968
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Load Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing in Wales

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in Wales

Load Testing
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Wales region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
South Wales +21 3 £44,000 +20.55%
Load Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) DSDM
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) NetBeans
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) NetBeans
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (100.00%) DSDM
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java