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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 114 131 140
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +9
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 14 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.65% 0.60% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.72% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 8
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -18.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,375 £30,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,650 £42,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
1779 2093 1918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.48% 83.25% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1500 1655 1632
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015. 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 +19 12 £36,750 +11.36%
Peterborough - 2 £33,125 -
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 23 (67.65%) User Stories
2 21 (61.76%) QA
2 21 (61.76%) Selenium
3 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (44.12%) JMeter
5 14 (41.18%) Regression Testing
5 14 (41.18%) JIRA
6 12 (35.29%) Web Testing
6 12 (35.29%) Finance
6 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 11 (32.35%) C#
7 11 (32.35%) Code Coverage
7 11 (32.35%) Manual Testing
7 11 (32.35%) Unit Testing
7 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
7 11 (32.35%) NUnit
7 11 (32.35%) Test Strategy
8 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
8 10 (29.41%) OO
9 9 (26.47%) Java
9 9 (26.47%) SQL
9 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
9 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
9 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
10 8 (23.53%) Mathematics
10 8 (23.53%) Statistics
10 8 (23.53%) WPF
10 8 (23.53%) Financial Modelling
10 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (23.53%) MVVM

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 3 (8.82%) JBoss
1 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (61.76%) Selenium
2 15 (44.12%) JMeter
3 14 (41.18%) JIRA
4 11 (32.35%) NUnit
5 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (20.59%) WebDriver
7 4 (11.76%) HP UFT
7 4 (11.76%) LoadUI
7 4 (11.76%) Hudson
7 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
8 3 (8.82%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
8 3 (8.82%) LoadRunner
8 3 (8.82%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (8.82%) JProfiler
9 2 (5.88%) Calabash
9 2 (5.88%) Ranorex
10 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Tester
2 11 (32.35%) Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Software Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Selenium Tester
4 6 (17.65%) Test Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) QA Tester
5 5 (14.71%) QA Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Software Tester
6 4 (11.76%) Automation Tester
7 3 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Tester
7 3 (8.82%) AWS Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) QA Test Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) QA Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Statistics
1 8 (23.53%) Mathematics
1 8 (23.53%) Algorithms
2 4 (11.76%) Replication
3 3 (8.82%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) User Stories
2 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) Regression Testing
4 12 (35.29%) Web Testing
5 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
5 11 (32.35%) Manual Testing
5 11 (32.35%) Unit Testing
5 11 (32.35%) Code Coverage
5 11 (32.35%) Test Strategy
6 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
6 10 (29.41%) OO
7 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
7 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
8 8 (23.53%) Financial Modelling
8 8 (23.53%) Analytics
8 8 (23.53%) MVVM
9 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (14.71%) Automation Testing
11 3 (8.82%) Performance Engineering
11 3 (8.82%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) C#
2 9 (26.47%) Java
2 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) Python
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
2 8 (23.53%) ISEB
3 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (61.76%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) TOWER Software
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Xamarin