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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 80 104 108
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 37 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.46% 0.72% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 0.86% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36 11 6
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -21.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.00%
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
1308 1390 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 86.85% 83.79% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 1083 1028
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,000 £56,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 32 (52.46%) QA
2 30 (49.18%) User Stories
3 23 (37.70%) Java
4 22 (36.07%) C#
4 22 (36.07%) Software Engineering
5 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
6 20 (32.79%) Code Coverage
6 20 (32.79%) NUnit
6 20 (32.79%) Unit Testing
7 19 (31.15%) Automation Testing
7 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
8 18 (29.51%) JIRA
9 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
10 15 (24.59%) Rhino Mocks
10 15 (24.59%) Selenium
11 14 (22.95%) Workflow Management
11 14 (22.95%) Workflow
11 14 (22.95%) Visual Studio
11 14 (22.95%) WebDriver
12 13 (21.31%) Finance
12 13 (21.31%) Degree
13 12 (19.67%) Scrum
13 12 (19.67%) OO
13 12 (19.67%) Web Testing
14 11 (18.03%) Test Scripting
14 11 (18.03%) Hudson
14 11 (18.03%) Replication
15 10 (16.39%) JMeter
15 10 (16.39%) HTTP

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (32.79%) NUnit
2 18 (29.51%) JIRA
3 15 (24.59%) Rhino Mocks
3 15 (24.59%) Selenium
4 14 (22.95%) Visual Studio
4 14 (22.95%) WebDriver
5 11 (18.03%) Hudson
6 10 (16.39%) JMeter
7 8 (13.11%) Selenium IDE
8 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (6.56%) Fiddler
10 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Developer
2 19 (31.15%) Developer in Test
3 17 (27.87%) Test Engineer
4 15 (24.59%) C# Developer
5 13 (21.31%) Automation Engineer
5 13 (21.31%) Test Automation Engineer
6 9 (14.75%) QA Manager
7 8 (13.11%) Software Test Engineer
7 8 (13.11%) Tester
8 7 (11.48%) QA Automation Engineer
8 7 (11.48%) QA Engineer
8 7 (11.48%) QA Test Engineer
9 6 (9.84%) Automation Tester
9 6 (9.84%) Java Engineer
9 6 (9.84%) Web Engineer
10 5 (8.20%) Software Developer
11 3 (4.92%) Analyst
11 3 (4.92%) QA Analyst
11 3 (4.92%) QA Test Analyst
11 3 (4.92%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) REST
1 10 (16.39%) Web Services
2 9 (14.75%) HTML
2 9 (14.75%) XML
3 6 (9.84%) WPF
4 3 (4.92%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.64%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Replication
2 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.84%) Algorithms
3 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
3 6 (9.84%) Statistics
4 3 (4.92%) Life Science
5 1 (1.64%) Biology
5 1 (1.64%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.64%) Fintech
5 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) User Stories
2 22 (36.07%) Software Engineering
3 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (32.79%) Code Coverage
4 20 (32.79%) Unit Testing
5 19 (31.15%) Automation Testing
6 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
7 14 (22.95%) Workflow
7 14 (22.95%) Workflow Management
8 12 (19.67%) OO
8 12 (19.67%) Scrum
8 12 (19.67%) Web Testing
9 11 (18.03%) Test Scripting
10 9 (14.75%) Project Management
10 9 (14.75%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (9.84%) MVVM
11 6 (9.84%) Regression Testing
11 6 (9.84%) Software Testing
11 6 (9.84%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.70%) Java
2 22 (36.07%) C#
3 19 (31.15%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.39%) Perl
5 6 (9.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (52.46%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.64%) HP
3 1 (1.64%) IBM
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.64%) WorldPay
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + extensive benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The SmartList
Salary: Circa £34,120 DEO & benefits
Posted: 19 days ago