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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 105 115 140
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +25
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 11 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.61% 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.49% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 4
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -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
1402 1418 1663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.67% 77.44% 80.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 1112 1460
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,567 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 January 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 26 January 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 0 8 £40,000 +6.66%
High Wycombe - 3 £50,000 -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 17 (44.74%) Load Testing
2 17 (44.74%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) Test Management
2 17 (44.74%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (36.84%) JIRA
4 12 (31.58%) SQL
5 11 (28.95%) PHP
5 11 (28.95%) ISEB
5 11 (28.95%) ISTQB
6 10 (26.32%) HP
6 10 (26.32%) HTML
6 10 (26.32%) MySQL
6 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 10 (26.32%) Windows
6 10 (26.32%) Linux
6 10 (26.32%) Mentoring
7 9 (23.68%) XML
7 9 (23.68%) Banking
7 9 (23.68%) JMeter
7 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
8 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
8 8 (21.05%) Spring
8 8 (21.05%) Load Balancing
8 8 (21.05%) Statistics
8 8 (21.05%) JSP
8 8 (21.05%) Struts
8 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
8 8 (21.05%) JMS

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (13.16%) Apache
1 5 (13.16%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) MySQL
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) JIRA
2 9 (23.68%) JMeter
3 8 (21.05%) NeoLoad
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (13.16%) Subversion
5 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
5 5 (13.16%) Trac
6 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
General
1 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Banking
2 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Test Manager
2 10 (26.32%) Performance Tester
2 10 (26.32%) Tester
2 10 (26.32%) Performance Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Test Leader
4 6 (15.79%) Performance Test Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Management Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 1 (2.63%) Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) HTML
2 9 (23.68%) XML
3 8 (21.05%) JMS
3 8 (21.05%) JSP
3 8 (21.05%) Struts
3 8 (21.05%) J2EE
3 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
3 8 (21.05%) Spring
4 7 (18.42%) LAMP
5 5 (13.16%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (7.89%) .NET
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Statistics
2 5 (13.16%) Mathematics
2 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Load Testing
1 17 (44.74%) Test Management
2 10 (26.32%) Mentoring
3 8 (21.05%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
3 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Load Balancing
4 7 (18.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
4 7 (18.42%) Integration Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Scrum
6 5 (13.16%) Time Management
7 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Engineering
9 1 (2.63%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.63%) Manual Testing
9 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) Java
2 12 (31.58%) SQL
3 11 (28.95%) PHP
4 5 (13.16%) Ruby
5 2 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) ISEB
1 11 (28.95%) ISTQB
2 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 17 (44.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) HP
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft