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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 116 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 18 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.79% 0.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 0
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
1794 1670 1504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.86% 79.90% 77.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1478 1228 1279
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 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 4 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 -2 9 £51,400 +28.50%
High Wycombe +5 7 £53,500 +52.85%
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 22 (73.33%) Test Management
2 18 (60.00%) Finance
3 16 (53.33%) SDLC
4 13 (43.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
5 12 (40.00%) QA
6 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
7 9 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 9 (30.00%) Test Strategy
7 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (30.00%) HP
8 8 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
9 7 (23.33%) Selenium
9 7 (23.33%) JIRA
9 7 (23.33%) ISEB
9 7 (23.33%) SQL
10 6 (20.00%) HP UFT
10 6 (20.00%) Migration
10 6 (20.00%) JMeter
10 6 (20.00%) System Testing
10 6 (20.00%) Data Migration
10 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 5 (16.67%) HTML
11 5 (16.67%) Java
12 4 (13.33%) Scrum

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) SAS
1 1 (3.33%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) JIRA
1 7 (23.33%) Selenium
2 6 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 6 (20.00%) JMeter
3 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.00%) JBehave
4 1 (3.33%) Trac
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Test Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Tester
2 4 (13.33%) Test Leader
3 3 (10.00%) Management Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Tester
3 3 (10.00%) Test Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) QA Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Test Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Head of Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Testing Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Quality Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) XML
2 3 (10.00%) XML Messaging
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.33%) LAMP
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Test Management
2 16 (53.33%) SDLC
3 13 (43.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 9 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 9 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 9 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (20.00%) System Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 6 (20.00%) Migration
8 4 (13.33%) Scrum
8 4 (13.33%) Line Management
9 3 (10.00%) ITIL
9 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (23.33%) ISEB
3 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (30.00%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) IBM