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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
UK / Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 - 104
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 5 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.50% - 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% - 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 6
Median salary £43,000 - £36,653
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 - £33,184
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 - £42,500
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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 913 1079 1237
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 91.12% 83.77% 85.96%
Number of salaries quoted 786 926 1010
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Testing in Wales over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 22 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
West Wales - 5 £43,000 -
Load Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) CRUD
3 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (60.00%) SaaS
3 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (60.00%) HAProxy
3 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) NUnit
3 3 (60.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (20.00%) SaltStack
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning

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 (60.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) NUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (20.00%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) CRUD
3 3 (60.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SaltStack