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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 119 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 18 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.82% 0.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 0
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Performance Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1764 1646 1428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.07% 79.17% 77.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1429 1226 1205
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

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

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Milton Keynes -11 9 £51,000 +27.50%
High Wycombe +2 7 £53,500 +29.69%
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 23 (74.19%) Test Management
2 18 (58.06%) Finance
3 16 (51.61%) SDLC
4 13 (41.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (41.94%) ISTQB
4 13 (41.94%) QA
5 11 (35.48%) Mentoring
6 10 (32.26%) Test Scripting
6 10 (32.26%) HP
7 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
7 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
7 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
8 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
8 8 (25.81%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (25.81%) SQL
9 7 (22.58%) ISEB
9 7 (22.58%) HP UFT
9 7 (22.58%) Selenium
9 7 (22.58%) JIRA
9 7 (22.58%) JMeter
10 6 (19.35%) Migration
10 6 (19.35%) Data Migration
10 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
10 6 (19.35%) System Testing
10 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (16.13%) HTML
11 5 (16.13%) Java
11 5 (16.13%) SQL Server

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) SAS
2 1 (3.23%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) HP UFT
1 7 (22.58%) JMeter
1 7 (22.58%) JIRA
1 7 (22.58%) Selenium
2 4 (12.90%) LoadRunner
3 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.68%) JBehave
4 1 (3.23%) Trac
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Test Manager
2 5 (16.13%) Test Leader
3 4 (12.90%) Tester
4 3 (9.68%) Management Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Tester
4 3 (9.68%) Test Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) QA Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) QA Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Test Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Head of Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Testing Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Quality Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) XML Messaging
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) LAMP
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Test Management
2 16 (51.61%) SDLC
3 13 (41.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (35.48%) Mentoring
5 10 (32.26%) Test Scripting
6 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
6 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
7 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
8 6 (19.35%) System Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Data Migration
8 6 (19.35%) Migration
9 4 (12.90%) Scrum
9 4 (12.90%) Performance Improvement
9 4 (12.90%) Line Management
10 3 (9.68%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 3 (9.68%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) ISTQB
2 7 (22.58%) ISEB
3 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (12.90%) Degree
5 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) HP
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix