The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 107 109 110
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 12 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.67% 0.48% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.63% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 8
Average salary £33,000 £40,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.01% -5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £41,100 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1441 1269 1362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.05% 76.54% 75.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1093 1166
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Performance Testing
Cambridgeshire

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 28 July 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 21 (84.00%) Java
2 20 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 10 (40.00%) Oracle
4 10 (40.00%) UNIX
4 10 (40.00%) Sybase
4 10 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (32.00%) Perl
5 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Python
7 5 (20.00%) JMeter
7 5 (20.00%) Social Media
8 4 (16.00%) QA
8 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) Sun
9 3 (12.00%) Internet
9 3 (12.00%) Finance
9 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
9 3 (12.00%) Solaris
9 3 (12.00%) Linux
9 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
9 3 (12.00%) J2EE
9 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
9 3 (12.00%) Clustering
9 3 (12.00%) TDD
9 3 (12.00%) Atlassian

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) HTTP
3 1 (4.00%) 3G
3 1 (4.00%) 2G
3 1 (4.00%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) TKPROF
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.00%) JMeter
3 2 (8.00%) Fiddler
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Test Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Capacity Planning Engineer
3 9 (36.00%) Software Engineer
4 8 (32.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 7 (28.00%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) J2EE
2 2 (8.00%) REST
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Social Media
2 3 (12.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Life Science
3 2 (8.00%) Chemistry
3 2 (8.00%) Biology
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) UNIX
2 3 (12.00%) Solaris
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Information Management
6 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Validation
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.00%) Web Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) Perl
4 6 (24.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle
1 10 (40.00%) Sybase
2 3 (12.00%) Sun
2 3 (12.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft