The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 90 77 80
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 12 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.04% 1.37% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.78% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 3
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,251
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
916 841 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.10% 76.73% 74.67%
Number of salaries quoted 791 767 574
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Performance Testing
East of England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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
Luton - 5 - -
Bedford -19 3 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Dunstable - 2 £66,250 -
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 9 (50.00%) QA
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Testing
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) Web Development
3 7 (38.89%) Test Management
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (33.33%) Marketing
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (33.33%) MVC
4 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 6 (33.33%) BDD
5 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
6 4 (22.22%) Wiki
6 4 (22.22%) Local Government
6 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
6 4 (22.22%) ISEB
6 4 (22.22%) JIRA
7 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA
3 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.56%) MyEclipse
4 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (33.33%) Marketing
2 4 (22.22%) Local Government
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Test Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Test Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) QA Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
1 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.56%) JSP
2 1 (5.56%) Struts
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) JSF
2 1 (5.56%) Ajax
2 1 (5.56%) Java EE
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (22.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Web Development
2 7 (38.89%) Test Management
2 7 (38.89%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 6 (33.33%) BDD
3 6 (33.33%) MVC
4 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Software Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.56%) OO
7 1 (5.56%) RAD
7 1 (5.56%) ETL
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISEB
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Sunopsis
3 1 (5.56%) VocaLink
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago