The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 192 220
Rank change year-on-year +12 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 1 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.028% 0.34% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% 0.38% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 3
Median salary £40,000 £60,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +84.61%  
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 advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3266 3979 4547
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 90.40% 89.48% 89.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2900 3278 3583
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Load Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in West Yorkshire

Load Testing
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Leeds +7 1 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Load Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 15 (88.24%) Performance Testing
2 11 (64.71%) JMeter
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) C#
5 5 (29.41%) JIRA
5 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
6 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
6 4 (23.53%) Test Management
6 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
6 4 (23.53%) Robot Framework
6 4 (23.53%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Selenium
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
6 4 (23.53%) CRM
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) JMeter
2 5 (29.41%) JIRA
3 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
3 4 (23.53%) Robot Framework
3 4 (23.53%) Selenium
3 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Test Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Tester
3 6 (35.29%) Performance Tester
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Software QA Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Performance Testing
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
4 4 (23.53%) CRM
4 4 (23.53%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 4 (23.53%) Test Management
4 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) Line Management
5 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) System Testing
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
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