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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 90 68 92
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +24
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 12 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.03% 2.11% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 2.57% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 12
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
940 777 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.96% 81.79% 76.44%
Number of salaries quoted 764 715 713
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Bedford -23 6 £41,000 -13.68%
Dunstable - 4 £67,500 -
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Testing
2 12 (63.16%) People Management
3 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
5 7 (36.84%) Test Management
5 7 (36.84%) Software Architecture
5 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
6 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
6 6 (31.58%) BDD
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (31.58%) TDD
6 6 (31.58%) Marketing
6 6 (31.58%) Web Development
6 6 (31.58%) MVC
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
7 5 (26.32%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle
7 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) HP
7 5 (26.32%) LoadRunner

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
2 5 (26.32%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (31.58%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Test Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Test Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Lead Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
1 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
1 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Testing
2 12 (63.16%) People Management
3 8 (42.11%) Scrum
3 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
4 7 (36.84%) Software Architecture
4 7 (36.84%) Test Management
4 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
5 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
5 6 (31.58%) BDD
5 6 (31.58%) MVC
5 6 (31.58%) TDD
5 6 (31.58%) Web Development
6 5 (26.32%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Line Management
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
1 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
1 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) HP
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) VocaLink