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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 105 103 109
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 11 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.62% 0.53% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.67% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 14
Average salary £42,500 £42,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +31.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
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
1503 1194 1624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.11% 79.44% 74.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1121 993 1389
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 13 (54.17%) Java
3 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 12 (50.00%) QA
4 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
5 9 (37.50%) Selenium
5 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 8 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Perl
8 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (25.00%) JIRA
8 6 (25.00%) Web Testing
8 6 (25.00%) User Stories
9 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.83%) ISEB
9 5 (20.83%) Web Services
10 4 (16.67%) UNIX
10 4 (16.67%) Sybase
10 4 (16.67%) PHP
10 4 (16.67%) Oracle
10 4 (16.67%) Python
10 4 (16.67%) Marketing
10 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (4.17%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) 2G
2 1 (4.17%) LTE
2 1 (4.17%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Selenium
2 6 (25.00%) JIRA
3 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (12.50%) NUnit
4 3 (12.50%) JUnit
4 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (8.33%) Fiddler
6 1 (4.17%) JMeter
6 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.17%) Hudson
6 1 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
General
1 4 (16.67%) Marketing
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Electronics
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
1 7 (29.17%) Test Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Automated Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) QA Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (12.50%) iPhone
3 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Life Science
3 2 (8.33%) DTV
3 2 (8.33%) Chemistry
3 2 (8.33%) Biology
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) UNIX
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 12 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
4 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Web Testing
6 6 (25.00%) User Stories
7 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 3 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (12.50%) OOP
8 3 (12.50%) Code Coverage
9 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) Perl
4 4 (16.67%) PHP
4 4 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) Scala
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) ISEB
1 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Sybase
3 3 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) SAP