The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 124 129 136
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 13 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.54% 0.22% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.28% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 16
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Performance Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1959 1771 2312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.52% 78.61% 76.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1510 1506 1971
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cambridgeshire region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +3 13 £37,500 -6.25%
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) Java
3 15 (46.88%) Test Scripting
4 14 (43.75%) Test Automation
5 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (37.50%) QA
6 12 (37.50%) Manual Testing
7 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
8 9 (28.13%) Selenium
8 9 (28.13%) Web Services
8 9 (28.13%) Regression Testing
9 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
10 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
10 7 (21.88%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (21.88%) Scrum
10 7 (21.88%) UNIX
10 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
10 7 (21.88%) Perl
10 7 (21.88%) C#
10 7 (21.88%) Oracle
10 7 (21.88%) Sybase
11 6 (18.75%) HTTP
11 6 (18.75%) ISEB
11 6 (18.75%) Web Testing
11 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
11 6 (18.75%) JIRA
11 6 (18.75%) User Stories
12 5 (15.63%) CSS
12 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
12 5 (15.63%) SQL Server

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (3.13%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) LTE
3 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.13%) Wireless
3 1 (3.13%) 2G
3 1 (3.13%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
2 9 (28.13%) Selenium
3 6 (18.75%) JIRA
4 4 (12.50%) Jasmine
5 3 (9.38%) NUnit
5 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (9.38%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
5 3 (9.38%) JUnit
6 2 (6.25%) Fiddler
7 1 (3.13%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.13%) Hudson
7 1 (3.13%) JMeter
General
1 4 (12.50%) Marketing
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Performance Engineer
1 7 (21.88%) Capacity Planning Engineer
1 7 (21.88%) Test Engineer
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
1 7 (21.88%) Test Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Automated Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Tester
4 4 (12.50%) QA Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) Web Services
2 5 (15.63%) CSS
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
3 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.50%) .NET
3 4 (12.50%) XML
3 4 (12.50%) CSS3
3 4 (12.50%) HTML5
3 4 (12.50%) jQuery
3 4 (12.50%) JSON
3 4 (12.50%) WCF
3 4 (12.50%) Ajax
3 4 (12.50%) Backbone.js
3 4 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (6.25%) REST
5 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.38%) iPhone
3 2 (6.25%) DTV
3 2 (6.25%) Chemistry
3 2 (6.25%) Biology
3 2 (6.25%) Life Science
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) UNIX
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Test Scripting
2 14 (43.75%) Test Automation
3 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Regression Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (21.88%) Scrum
8 6 (18.75%) Web Testing
8 6 (18.75%) User Stories
9 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 4 (12.50%) SOA
9 4 (12.50%) OO
9 4 (12.50%) MVC
9 4 (12.50%) Security Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.50%) TDD
9 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) Perl
3 7 (21.88%) C#
4 4 (12.50%) PHP
4 4 (12.50%) Python
5 3 (9.38%) Scala
6 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISEB
1 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
1 7 (21.88%) Sybase
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) Atmel