The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 79 91 104
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 8 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.76% 0.58% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.68% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 2
Average salary £67,500 £37,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -42.30%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Performance Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
867 886 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.95% 85.27% 79.39%
Number of salaries quoted 675 800 835
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Bedfordshire region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 3 £67,500 -
Bedford +11 2 - -
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 10 (66.67%) PCI DSS
1 10 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 10 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 9 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 9 (60.00%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) QA
4 3 (20.00%) Selenium
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) System Testing
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) NUnit
4 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Sun Certification
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (20.00%) NUnit
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Architect
1 10 (66.67%) Test Architect
2 4 (26.67%) QA Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Testing Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 10 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) System Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) User Stories
4 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
1 9 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (26.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 4 (26.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
1 9 (60.00%) HP