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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 72 99 119
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +20
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 30 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.17% 1.27% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 1.55% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 6
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
1184 1226 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.73% 82.12% 82.66%
Number of salaries quoted 951 1032 1271
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 30 (45.45%) Java
2 28 (42.42%) QA
3 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
4 21 (31.82%) Degree
4 21 (31.82%) User Stories
4 21 (31.82%) Automation Testing
5 20 (30.30%) Selenium
5 20 (30.30%) Test Automation
6 18 (27.27%) JIRA
6 18 (27.27%) Perl
6 18 (27.27%) Web Services
7 15 (22.73%) C#
7 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (21.21%) Finance
8 14 (21.21%) Replication
8 14 (21.21%) HTTP
8 14 (21.21%) Hudson
8 14 (21.21%) REST
8 14 (21.21%) Web Testing
8 14 (21.21%) Test Scripting
9 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (19.70%) Scrum
10 12 (18.18%) JMeter
10 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 12 (18.18%) WebDriver
11 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 11 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 11 (16.67%) HTML
12 10 (15.15%) Project Management
13 9 (13.64%) NUnit

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
1 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (30.30%) Selenium
2 18 (27.27%) JIRA
3 14 (21.21%) Hudson
4 12 (18.18%) JMeter
4 12 (18.18%) WebDriver
5 11 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 9 (13.64%) NUnit
6 9 (13.64%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (12.12%) Selenium IDE
8 7 (10.61%) Subversion
9 5 (7.58%) Fiddler
10 4 (6.06%) Cucumber
10 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
10 4 (6.06%) HP UFT
10 4 (6.06%) JBehave
10 4 (6.06%) LoadRunner
10 4 (6.06%) Ranorex
10 4 (6.06%) RSpec
11 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
11 3 (4.55%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Banking
2 4 (6.06%) Games
2 4 (6.06%) Marketing
2 4 (6.06%) Retail
2 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 17 (25.76%) Test Automation Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) Software Test Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Developer
5 9 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 9 (13.64%) Java Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Tester
5 9 (13.64%) Web Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Developer in Test
7 7 (10.61%) QA Manager
8 5 (7.58%) Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) QA Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) QA Tester
8 5 (7.58%) Test Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Performance Test Specialist
9 4 (6.06%) QA Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Software Tester
9 4 (6.06%) Test Automation Specialist
9 4 (6.06%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) Web Services
2 14 (21.21%) REST
3 11 (16.67%) HTML
4 7 (10.61%) XML
5 4 (6.06%) Ajax
5 4 (6.06%) CSS
5 4 (6.06%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (4.55%) .NET
6 3 (4.55%) J2EE
7 1 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Replication
2 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.06%) Life Science
4 3 (4.55%) Fintech
5 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Unix
2 3 (4.55%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) Automation Testing
1 21 (31.82%) User Stories
2 20 (30.30%) Test Automation
3 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.21%) Test Scripting
4 14 (21.21%) Web Testing
5 13 (19.70%) Scrum
6 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 10 (15.15%) Project Management
8 9 (13.64%) Code Coverage
8 9 (13.64%) Software Testing
8 9 (13.64%) Unit Testing
9 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.12%) Manual Testing
9 8 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (12.12%) SDLC
9 8 (12.12%) Workflow
9 8 (12.12%) Workflow Management
10 6 (9.09%) OOP
11 5 (7.58%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (45.45%) Java
2 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
3 18 (27.27%) Perl
4 15 (22.73%) C#
5 5 (7.58%) SQL
6 4 (6.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (42.42%) QA
2 4 (6.06%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) HP
2 4 (6.06%) IBM
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) Coverity
3 3 (4.55%) WorldPay
4 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
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