The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 257 225 280
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +55
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 45 118 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.93% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.13% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 42 108 46
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
Performance Testing
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8585 10464 9545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.53% 82.83% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7277 8749 8219
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,100 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in the City of London

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in the City of London

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 56 (49.56%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (47.79%) QA
3 49 (43.36%) Selenium
4 42 (37.17%) JMeter
5 41 (36.28%) Finance
6 37 (32.74%) SQL
7 35 (30.97%) Test Scripting
8 32 (28.32%) WebDriver
9 31 (27.43%) Java
10 26 (23.01%) C#
11 25 (22.12%) BDD
12 24 (21.24%) Test Automation
12 24 (21.24%) TDD
13 22 (19.47%) LoadRunner
14 21 (18.58%) E-Commerce
14 21 (18.58%) Banking
15 20 (17.70%) HP
16 19 (16.81%) Test Management
17 18 (15.93%) Automated Testing
18 17 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (15.04%) User Acceptance Testing
18 17 (15.04%) .NET
19 16 (14.16%) QuickTest Pro
20 15 (13.27%) Microsoft
20 15 (13.27%) Web Services
20 15 (13.27%) Scrum
20 15 (13.27%) Integration Testing
21 14 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
21 14 (12.39%) Test Strategy
22 13 (11.50%) SQL Server

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 5 (4.42%) IIS
2 4 (3.54%) Confluence
3 2 (1.77%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (1.77%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (4.42%) MS Office
2 3 (2.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (2.65%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) LAN
1 4 (3.54%) WAN
2 2 (1.77%) VPLS
2 2 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.77%) Internet
2 2 (1.77%) MPLS
2 2 (1.77%) Wireless
2 2 (1.77%) Firewall
2 2 (1.77%) DHCP
2 2 (1.77%) HTTP
2 2 (1.77%) VPN
2 2 (1.77%) DNS
3 1 (0.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.19%) MySQL
3 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.65%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.65%) Big Data
6 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 49 (43.36%) Selenium
2 42 (37.17%) JMeter
3 32 (28.32%) WebDriver
4 22 (19.47%) LoadRunner
5 16 (14.16%) QuickTest Pro
6 12 (10.62%) Cucumber
7 9 (7.96%) SoapUI
8 7 (6.19%) WinRunner
8 7 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (6.19%) SilkPerformer
8 7 (6.19%) Jenkins
8 7 (6.19%) Appium
9 6 (5.31%) SpecFlow
9 6 (5.31%) JIRA
9 6 (5.31%) TestNG
9 6 (5.31%) JUnit
10 5 (4.42%) Git (software)
10 5 (4.42%) Calabash
11 4 (3.54%) Facilita Forecast
11 4 (3.54%) Hudson
General
1 41 (36.28%) Finance
2 21 (18.58%) Banking
3 9 (7.96%) Retail
4 5 (4.42%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.54%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.65%) Law
6 3 (2.65%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.77%) Legal
7 2 (1.77%) Advertising
8 1 (0.88%) Games
8 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (24.78%) Analyst
2 22 (19.47%) Test Analyst
3 15 (13.27%) Tester
4 13 (11.50%) Consultant
4 13 (11.50%) Test Consultant
5 12 (10.62%) Test Manager
6 11 (9.73%) Developer
7 9 (7.96%) Test Leader
8 8 (7.08%) QA Analyst
9 7 (6.19%) Performance Test Leader
10 6 (5.31%) Performance Manager
10 6 (5.31%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) Automation Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) Performance Test Manager
10 6 (5.31%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.42%) Systems Tester
11 5 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.42%) Architect
11 5 (4.42%) Principle Consultant
11 5 (4.42%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.04%) .NET
2 15 (13.27%) Web Services
3 7 (6.19%) SOAP
4 5 (4.42%) HTML
4 5 (4.42%) Middleware
5 4 (3.54%) Ajax
6 3 (2.65%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.65%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.77%) Spring
7 2 (1.77%) iBATIS
7 2 (1.77%) Spring MVC
7 2 (1.77%) XML
7 2 (1.77%) CSS
8 1 (0.88%) JSP
8 1 (0.88%) Servlets
8 1 (0.88%) Swing
8 1 (0.88%) jQuery
8 1 (0.88%) SPML
8 1 (0.88%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Open Source
2 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.54%) GIS
6 3 (2.65%) NHS
6 3 (2.65%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.65%) Clustering
7 2 (1.77%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.77%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.77%) Derivative
8 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.88%) iPhone
8 1 (0.88%) iPad
8 1 (0.88%) Social Media
8 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.88%) Statistics
8 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.73%) Linux
2 9 (7.96%) UNIX
3 8 (7.08%) Windows
4 3 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (49.56%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.97%) Test Scripting
3 25 (22.12%) BDD
4 24 (21.24%) Test Automation
4 24 (21.24%) TDD
5 21 (18.58%) E-Commerce
6 19 (16.81%) Test Management
7 18 (15.93%) Automated Testing
8 17 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (15.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (13.27%) Scrum
9 15 (13.27%) Integration Testing
10 14 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (12.39%) Test Strategy
11 10 (8.85%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (7.96%) Stress Testing
13 8 (7.08%) Manual Testing
14 7 (6.19%) Regression Testing
14 7 (6.19%) System Testing
14 7 (6.19%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.74%) SQL
2 31 (27.43%) Java
3 26 (23.01%) C#
4 10 (8.85%) Python
5 9 (7.96%) Perl
6 6 (5.31%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.54%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.54%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.54%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.65%) Ruby
9 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.88%) C
10 1 (0.88%) C++
10 1 (0.88%) PHP
10 1 (0.88%) Groovy
10 1 (0.88%) BeanShell
10 1 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (8.85%) ISEB
2 7 (6.19%) Degree
3 4 (3.54%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (47.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.65%) Puppet
2 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (17.70%) HP
2 15 (13.27%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.62%) Oracle
4 7 (6.19%) Atlassian
5 5 (4.42%) Siebel
6 4 (3.54%) Citrix
6 4 (3.54%) IBM
7 3 (2.65%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.65%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.65%) WorldPay
8 2 (1.77%) Cisco
9 1 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.88%) SAP
9 1 (0.88%) Sybase
9 1 (0.88%) Sun
9 1 (0.88%) Novell
9 1 (0.88%) Teradata
9 1 (0.88%) ATG
9 1 (0.88%) hybris
9 1 (0.88%) Intershop
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum £65,000 plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago