Period
to 21 January 2018

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 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 280 319
Rank change year-on-year -10 +39 +50
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 4 40 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.042% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.41% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 40 45
Yorkshire median annual salary £77,500 £38,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +101.30% -18.95% +32.87%
10th Percentile £46,125 £34,925 £32,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £47,750 £62,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,250
% change year-on-year +10.53% -1.55% +7.22%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,652 9,676 11,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.41% 89.71% 89.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7,349 8,172 9,292
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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

Load Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Load Testing in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Load Testing in Yorkshire

Load Testing
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
West Yorkshire -23 3 £90,000 +135.29% 1
North Yorkshire +10 1 £65,000 +233.33% 1
Load Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) NUnit
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Fedora

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) NUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) RSpec
3 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
1 1 (25.00%) Fedora
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Planning Poker
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Kibana
1 1 (25.00%) logstash
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Terraform