The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 91 121 106
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -15
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 15 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.06% 0.49% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.62% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 18
Average salary £45,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.32% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £31,250 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,200 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
Performance Testing
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1153 1455 1439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.83% 79.08% 77.91%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1189 1240
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) JMeter
2 13 (50.00%) Selenium
3 12 (46.15%) Test Strategy
3 12 (46.15%) User Stories
4 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
5 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (30.77%) Code Coverage
5 8 (30.77%) Python
5 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 8 (30.77%) C#
5 8 (30.77%) Finance
5 8 (30.77%) NUnit
5 8 (30.77%) Regression Testing
5 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 8 (30.77%) QA
6 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 7 (26.92%) SQL
6 7 (26.92%) OO
6 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
7 6 (23.08%) Financial Modelling
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (23.08%) WPF
7 6 (23.08%) Big Data
7 6 (23.08%) Analytics
7 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
7 6 (23.08%) LoadUI
7 6 (23.08%) MVVM
7 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
7 6 (23.08%) PHP

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.54%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) JMeter
1 13 (50.00%) Selenium
2 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (30.77%) NUnit
3 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 6 (23.08%) LoadUI
3 6 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (15.38%) JIRA
5 3 (11.54%) JProfiler
5 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
6 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 2 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (7.69%) MSTest
7 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.85%) Fiddler
7 1 (3.85%) Hudson
7 1 (3.85%) Selenium IDE
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Tester
2 8 (30.77%) Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Automation Tester
3 6 (23.08%) Selenium Tester
3 6 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) WPF
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Algorithms
1 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
1 6 (23.08%) Statistics
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Chemistry
2 1 (3.85%) Biology
2 1 (3.85%) Life Science
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Test Strategy
2 12 (46.15%) User Stories
3 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Code Coverage
4 8 (30.77%) Regression Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 7 (26.92%) OO
5 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
6 6 (23.08%) Financial Modelling
6 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (23.08%) Analytics
6 6 (23.08%) MVVM
7 4 (15.38%) Web Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Performance Engineering
8 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Workflow
9 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Python
1 8 (30.77%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) PHP
4 5 (19.23%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISEB
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) TOWER Software
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.85%) WorldPay
4 1 (3.85%) Sybase
4 1 (3.85%) Sun
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-40k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago