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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 107 113 121
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 13 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.72% 0.70% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.94% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 6
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +17.18%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -5.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1422 1487 1525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.74% 74.84% 72.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1209 1263 1278
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 17 April 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (88.24%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
3 10 (58.82%) Python
4 8 (47.06%) UNIX
4 8 (47.06%) JMeter
5 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle
6 6 (35.29%) Sybase
6 6 (35.29%) Perl
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 6 (35.29%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
6 6 (35.29%) Social Media
7 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) Atlassian
8 4 (23.53%) Solaris
8 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
8 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (23.53%) Clustering
8 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (23.53%) TDD
8 4 (23.53%) Sun
8 4 (23.53%) Internet
8 4 (23.53%) J2EE
8 4 (23.53%) WebLogic

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
1 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) X.509
2 1 (5.88%) STUN
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) SSL
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) JMeter
2 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Test Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Software Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) Capacity Planning Engineer
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Test Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Designer
7 1 (5.88%) Tester
7 1 (5.88%) Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) J2SE
2 1 (5.88%) CGI
2 1 (5.88%) X-Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Social Media
2 4 (23.53%) Clustering
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) UNIX
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Solaris
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
5 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
5 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
8 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
8 1 (5.88%) Information Management
8 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.88%) UML
8 1 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) Perl
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
1 6 (35.29%) Sybase
2 4 (23.53%) Sun
2 4 (23.53%) Atlassian
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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