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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 98 114 114
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 18 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.98% 0.063% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.081% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 9
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £40,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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
1493 1236 1461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.10% 77.64% 76.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1148 1070 1262
Average salary £41,500 £41,125 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (62.96%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 14 (51.85%) Test Scripting
4 11 (40.74%) QA
5 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (29.63%) Selenium
7 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
7 7 (25.93%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Oracle
7 7 (25.93%) Perl
7 7 (25.93%) Sybase
7 7 (25.93%) UNIX
8 5 (18.52%) Python
8 5 (18.52%) Web Services
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 5 (18.52%) Web Testing
8 5 (18.52%) JIRA
8 5 (18.52%) User Stories
9 4 (14.81%) Marketing
9 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
9 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
9 4 (14.81%) PHP
9 4 (14.81%) ISEB
10 3 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (11.11%) Code Coverage

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (3.70%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) 3G
2 1 (3.70%) 2G
2 1 (3.70%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Selenium
2 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
3 5 (18.52%) JIRA
4 3 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (11.11%) JUnit
4 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 3 (11.11%) NUnit
4 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (7.41%) Fiddler
5 2 (7.41%) JMeter
6 1 (3.70%) Hudson
6 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
General
1 4 (14.81%) Marketing
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Capacity Planning Engineer
1 7 (25.93%) Test Engineer
1 7 (25.93%) Performance Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Automated Test Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) QA Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) iPhone
2 2 (7.41%) Life Science
2 2 (7.41%) Chemistry
2 2 (7.41%) Biology
2 2 (7.41%) DTV
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Social Media
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) UNIX
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 14 (51.85%) Test Scripting
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Web Testing
5 5 (18.52%) User Stories
6 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
6 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Code Coverage
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) OOP
7 3 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) Perl
4 5 (18.52%) Python
5 4 (14.81%) PHP
6 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.11%) C#
6 3 (11.11%) Scala
7 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
1 7 (25.93%) Sybase
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
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