The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 235 250
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 0 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.29% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 14
Median salary - £60,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +62.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.59% -7.05%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4969 5584 6372
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 91.85% 88.99% 89.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4323 4586 5073
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.75% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Load Testing in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 10 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) JMeter
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) Robot Framework
4 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) Test Management
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Selenium
4 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) CRM
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (58.33%) JMeter
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (25.00%) Robot Framework
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
6 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Software QA Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) CRM
4 3 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Test Management
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
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