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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 94 108 112
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 13 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.93% 0.67% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.81% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 8
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -18.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £36,500 £41,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1191 1488 1316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.44% 83.69% 79.37%
Number of salaries quoted 997 1182 1130
Average salary £44,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (62.50%) User Stories
2 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (56.25%) Selenium
4 17 (53.13%) QA
4 17 (53.13%) JMeter
5 12 (37.50%) Finance
5 12 (37.50%) Test Strategy
6 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
6 11 (34.38%) NUnit
6 11 (34.38%) Code Coverage
6 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
6 11 (34.38%) JIRA
6 11 (34.38%) C#
6 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
7 10 (31.25%) OO
7 10 (31.25%) Regression Testing
7 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
8 9 (28.13%) Web Testing
8 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (25.00%) Algorithms
9 8 (25.00%) WPF
9 8 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
9 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (25.00%) MVVM
9 8 (25.00%) Big Data
9 8 (25.00%) Analytics
9 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
9 8 (25.00%) Statistics
9 8 (25.00%) SQL
10 7 (21.88%) Python

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (9.38%) JBoss
1 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Selenium
2 17 (53.13%) JMeter
3 11 (34.38%) NUnit
3 11 (34.38%) JIRA
4 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (18.75%) HP UFT
5 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 6 (18.75%) LoadUI
6 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
7 4 (12.50%) Hudson
8 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
8 3 (9.38%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (9.38%) JProfiler
8 3 (9.38%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (9.38%) LoadRunner
9 1 (3.13%) MSTest
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Tester
2 11 (34.38%) Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Automation Tester
4 6 (18.75%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (15.63%) QA Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Software Tester
7 3 (9.38%) QA Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Performance Tester
7 3 (9.38%) AWS Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) QA Automation Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) QA Test Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Statistics
1 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 8 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (12.50%) Replication
3 3 (9.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) User Stories
2 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 11 (34.38%) Code Coverage
4 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
4 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Regression Testing
5 10 (31.25%) OO
5 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 9 (28.13%) Web Testing
7 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
7 8 (25.00%) MVVM
7 8 (25.00%) Analytics
8 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
9 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Automation Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Performance Engineering
10 3 (9.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) Python
4 6 (18.75%) Java
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISEB
2 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (53.13%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) TOWER Software
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle