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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 91 104 110
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 15 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.07% 0.93% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.12% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 2
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,750 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1175 1523 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 83.51% 83.13% 80.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1027 1180 1094
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 20 (68.97%) User Stories
2 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) QA
3 15 (51.72%) Selenium
4 13 (44.83%) JMeter
4 13 (44.83%) Finance
5 11 (37.93%) Code Coverage
5 11 (37.93%) C#
5 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
5 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
5 11 (37.93%) NUnit
5 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
5 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
5 11 (37.93%) Test Strategy
6 10 (34.48%) JIRA
6 10 (34.48%) OO
7 8 (27.59%) TOWER Software
7 8 (27.59%) SQL
7 8 (27.59%) Mathematics
7 8 (27.59%) WPF
7 8 (27.59%) Web Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Financial Modelling
7 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (27.59%) Statistics
7 8 (27.59%) Regression Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Big Data
7 8 (27.59%) Analytics
7 8 (27.59%) MVVM
7 8 (27.59%) Algorithms
8 6 (20.69%) Automation Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (10.34%) JBoss
1 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Selenium
2 13 (44.83%) JMeter
3 11 (37.93%) NUnit
4 10 (34.48%) JIRA
5 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (20.69%) WebDriver
7 5 (17.24%) Hudson
8 4 (13.79%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
9 3 (10.34%) LoadUI
9 3 (10.34%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (10.34%) JProfiler
9 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
9 3 (10.34%) HP UFT
9 3 (10.34%) LoadRunner
10 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
10 1 (3.45%) Fiddler
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Tester
3 8 (27.59%) Software Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Test Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) QA Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Automation Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Software Tester
6 3 (10.34%) QA Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (10.34%) AWS Developer
7 2 (6.90%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.45%) QA Leader
8 1 (3.45%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) WPF
2 1 (3.45%) REST
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Statistics
1 8 (27.59%) Mathematics
1 8 (27.59%) Algorithms
2 5 (17.24%) Replication
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Chemistry
4 1 (3.45%) Biology
4 1 (3.45%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) User Stories
2 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) Code Coverage
3 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
3 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
3 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
3 11 (37.93%) Test Strategy
4 10 (34.48%) OO
5 8 (27.59%) Regression Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Financial Modelling
5 8 (27.59%) Web Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Analytics
5 8 (27.59%) MVVM
6 6 (20.69%) Automation Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Workflow
9 3 (10.34%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) Python
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (62.07%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) TOWER Software
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
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