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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 95 108 110
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 13 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.92% 0.80% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.97% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 9
Average salary £45,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +8.64%
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
1205 1450 1310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.92% 82.95% 79.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 1171 1142
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £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 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 6 July 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 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 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) User Stories
3 15 (46.88%) Selenium
3 15 (46.88%) JMeter
4 14 (43.75%) QA
4 14 (43.75%) Test Strategy
5 12 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 12 (37.50%) Finance
6 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
6 11 (34.38%) C#
6 11 (34.38%) Code Coverage
6 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
6 11 (34.38%) NUnit
7 10 (31.25%) Regression Testing
7 10 (31.25%) OO
7 10 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
8 9 (28.13%) SQL
9 8 (25.00%) Python
9 8 (25.00%) Statistics
9 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
9 8 (25.00%) JIRA
9 8 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
9 8 (25.00%) MVVM
9 8 (25.00%) WPF
9 8 (25.00%) Big Data
9 8 (25.00%) Analytics
9 8 (25.00%) Algorithms
10 7 (21.88%) Web Testing
10 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.38%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) JMeter
1 15 (46.88%) Selenium
2 11 (34.38%) NUnit
3 10 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (25.00%) JIRA
5 6 (18.75%) HP UFT
5 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 6 (18.75%) LoadUI
6 3 (9.38%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (9.38%) JProfiler
6 3 (9.38%) Hudson
6 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
6 3 (9.38%) LoadRunner
6 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
7 2 (6.25%) MSTest
7 2 (6.25%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) 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 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) QA Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Software Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) AWS Developer
7 2 (6.25%) QA Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Statistics
1 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 8 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (9.38%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) User Stories
3 14 (43.75%) Test Strategy
4 12 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
5 11 (34.38%) Code Coverage
6 10 (31.25%) Regression Testing
6 10 (31.25%) OO
7 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
8 8 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
8 8 (25.00%) MVVM
8 8 (25.00%) Analytics
9 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (21.88%) Web Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
10 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
12 3 (9.38%) Workflow Management
12 3 (9.38%) Workflow
12 3 (9.38%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) C#
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) Python
4 7 (21.88%) Java
5 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.75%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISEB
2 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) TOWER Software
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Sybase
4 1 (3.13%) Sun
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.13%) WorldPay
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-40k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago