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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 120 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 11 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.53% 0.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 0
Average salary £38,500 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
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
1674 1719 1555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.44% 77.96% 80.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1340 1397
Average salary £42,977 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +3 8 £38,000 -30.90% 2
High Wycombe -11 3 £60,000 +76.47%
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 14 (58.33%) HTML
1 14 (58.33%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) JMeter
3 12 (50.00%) Finance
4 11 (45.83%) PHP
4 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 11 (45.83%) MySQL
4 11 (45.83%) Load Testing
5 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 10 (41.67%) Windows
5 10 (41.67%) Linux
5 10 (41.67%) ISTQB
6 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (37.50%) Test Management
7 8 (33.33%) ISEB
7 8 (33.33%) JIRA
7 8 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (29.17%) Oracle
8 7 (29.17%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (29.17%) LAMP
8 7 (29.17%) Scrum
8 7 (29.17%) SaaS
8 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
8 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
9 6 (25.00%) Apache
9 6 (25.00%) HP
9 6 (25.00%) Subversion
9 6 (25.00%) Ruby
9 6 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (25.00%) Git (software)

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 6 (25.00%) Apache
1 6 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) MySQL
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) JMeter
2 8 (33.33%) JIRA
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (25.00%) Subversion
4 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (25.00%) Trac
5 3 (12.50%) JBehave
5 3 (12.50%) Selenium
6 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.17%) NeoLoad
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Automotive
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Test Manager
2 8 (33.33%) Tester
3 7 (29.17%) Test Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Performance Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Performance Test Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Test Leader
4 5 (20.83%) Performance Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Test Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Management Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) LAMP
3 6 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (12.50%) XML Messaging
6 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.17%) Spring
6 1 (4.17%) J2EE
6 1 (4.17%) JSP
6 1 (4.17%) Struts
6 1 (4.17%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) BBC
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Load Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Test Management
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Scrum
3 7 (29.17%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Time Management
5 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.50%) BDD
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) PHP
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 8 (33.33%) ISEB
3 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) HP
Milton Keynes, South East, United Kingdom
White Clarke Group
Salary: £28-35k dependant on experience + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Open University
Salary: From £48,743 to £54,841 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago