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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 105 107 110
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 15 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.85% 0.26% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.32% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 14
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £45,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1445 1242 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.20% 79.41% 75.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 1087 1319
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (60.71%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) Test Scripting
2 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
3 12 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 12 (42.86%) QA
4 9 (32.14%) Selenium
4 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 8 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle
6 7 (25.00%) Perl
6 7 (25.00%) Sybase
6 7 (25.00%) UNIX
6 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (21.43%) Web Testing
7 6 (21.43%) JIRA
7 6 (21.43%) User Stories
8 5 (17.86%) Python
8 5 (17.86%) ISEB
8 5 (17.86%) Web Services
8 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
8 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.29%) PHP
9 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Marketing
10 3 (10.71%) Degree
10 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio Team System

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.57%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) 2G
2 1 (3.57%) LTE
2 1 (3.57%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Selenium
2 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (21.43%) JIRA
4 3 (10.71%) NUnit
4 3 (10.71%) JUnit
4 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
4 3 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (7.14%) JMeter
5 2 (7.14%) Fiddler
6 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.57%) Hudson
6 1 (3.57%) Selenium IDE
General
1 4 (14.29%) Marketing
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.14%) Electronics
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
1 7 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 7 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 7 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
1 7 (25.00%) Capacity Planning Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Automated Test Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 4 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) iPhone
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) DTV
2 2 (7.14%) Chemistry
2 2 (7.14%) Biology
2 2 (7.14%) Life Science
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
1 15 (53.57%) Test Scripting
2 12 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (21.43%) Web Testing
6 6 (21.43%) User Stories
7 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
8 3 (10.71%) Black-Box Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Scrum
8 3 (10.71%) OOP
8 3 (10.71%) Code Coverage
9 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
9 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) Perl
4 5 (17.86%) Python
5 4 (14.29%) PHP
6 3 (10.71%) Scala
6 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) C#
7 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISEB
1 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
1 7 (25.00%) Sybase
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) SAP