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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 221 283 264
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -19
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 81 44 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 0.37% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.45% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 75 35 62
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
8165 9829 9913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.82% 83.13% 82.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7000 8160 8736
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 76 (58.91%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (51.94%) QA
2 67 (51.94%) Selenium
3 56 (43.41%) BDD
4 46 (35.66%) JMeter
5 45 (34.88%) Finance
6 42 (32.56%) Java
6 42 (32.56%) Test Automation
7 41 (31.78%) TDD
8 39 (30.23%) C#
9 35 (27.13%) WebDriver
10 33 (25.58%) E-Commerce
11 31 (24.03%) SQL
12 26 (20.16%) Automated Testing
13 25 (19.38%) .NET
13 25 (19.38%) SOAP
13 25 (19.38%) Test Strategy
14 22 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (16.28%) Cucumber
15 21 (16.28%) Web Services
15 21 (16.28%) LoadRunner
16 19 (14.73%) Test Management
16 19 (14.73%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (13.95%) Test Scripting
17 18 (13.95%) Open Source
18 17 (13.18%) HP
18 17 (13.18%) OO
19 16 (12.40%) JUnit
19 16 (12.40%) SoapUI
20 15 (11.63%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (6.20%) Confluence
2 4 (3.10%) Apache ServiceMix
2 4 (3.10%) Alfresco
3 3 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.33%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) PORTIA
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) SaaS
2 3 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.75%) Big Data
2 9 (6.98%) MySQL
3 7 (5.43%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.43%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 67 (51.94%) Selenium
2 46 (35.66%) JMeter
3 35 (27.13%) WebDriver
4 21 (16.28%) Cucumber
4 21 (16.28%) LoadRunner
5 16 (12.40%) JUnit
5 16 (12.40%) SoapUI
6 13 (10.08%) FitNesse
6 13 (10.08%) JIRA
7 12 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (7.75%) HP UFT
8 10 (7.75%) NUnit
9 9 (6.98%) WinRunner
9 9 (6.98%) Git (software)
10 8 (6.20%) Visual Studio
10 8 (6.20%) Subversion
10 8 (6.20%) WebLOAD
11 6 (4.65%) SpecFlow
12 5 (3.88%) TestNG
12 5 (3.88%) Bugzilla
General
1 45 (34.88%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.20%) Banking
4 5 (3.88%) Law
4 5 (3.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.55%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Games
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Front Office
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (21.71%) Test Leader
2 26 (20.16%) Analyst
3 17 (13.18%) Test Analyst
3 17 (13.18%) Performance Test Leader
4 13 (10.08%) QA Leader
5 12 (9.30%) Test Engineer
6 11 (8.53%) QA Analyst
7 10 (7.75%) Tester
8 8 (6.20%) Test Manager
8 8 (6.20%) Developer
9 6 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.65%) Performance Tester
9 6 (4.65%) Performance Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) Performance Test Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 5 (3.88%) Performance Test Specialist
10 5 (3.88%) Quality Analyst
10 5 (3.88%) Senior QA Analyst
10 5 (3.88%) Senior Test Engineer
10 5 (3.88%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.38%) .NET
1 25 (19.38%) SOAP
2 21 (16.28%) Web Services
3 13 (10.08%) REST
4 8 (6.20%) HTML
4 8 (6.20%) Apache CXF
5 5 (3.88%) Middleware
5 5 (3.88%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (3.10%) Spring MVC
6 4 (3.10%) Spring
6 4 (3.10%) CSS
6 4 (3.10%) Gherkin
6 4 (3.10%) iBATIS
7 2 (1.55%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.55%) J2EE
7 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.55%) XML
7 2 (1.55%) RESTful
7 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.20%) User Experience
3 5 (3.88%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.33%) Semantic Web
4 3 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.55%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.55%) Derivative
5 2 (1.55%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.78%) Xbox
6 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.78%) DTV
6 1 (0.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.75%) Windows
2 6 (4.65%) Linux
3 4 (3.10%) UNIX
4 3 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (58.91%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (43.41%) BDD
3 42 (32.56%) Test Automation
4 41 (31.78%) TDD
5 33 (25.58%) E-Commerce
6 26 (20.16%) Automated Testing
7 25 (19.38%) Test Strategy
8 19 (14.73%) Test Management
8 19 (14.73%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (13.95%) Test Scripting
9 18 (13.95%) Open Source
10 17 (13.18%) OO
11 15 (11.63%) Integration Testing
12 14 (10.85%) User Stories
12 14 (10.85%) Mentoring
13 13 (10.08%) Automation Testing
13 13 (10.08%) Non-Functional Testing
14 12 (9.30%) API Testing
15 11 (8.53%) Scrum
16 9 (6.98%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.56%) Java
2 39 (30.23%) C#
3 31 (24.03%) SQL
4 12 (9.30%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.53%) Python
6 7 (5.43%) Perl
7 6 (4.65%) Ruby
8 4 (3.10%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.33%) C
9 3 (2.33%) Groovy
9 3 (2.33%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.55%) C++
10 2 (1.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (8.53%) SC Cleared
1 11 (8.53%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.98%) Degree
3 6 (4.65%) ISEB
4 5 (3.88%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (51.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) Graphite
2 5 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.88%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.88%) Puppet
3 3 (2.33%) CFEngine
3 3 (2.33%) Nagios
3 3 (2.33%) Ganglia
4 2 (1.55%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 17 (13.18%) HP
2 8 (6.20%) Oracle
2 8 (6.20%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.65%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.78%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (0.78%) WorldPay
4 1 (0.78%) VMware
4 1 (0.78%) Yahoo!
4 1 (0.78%) SAP
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco
4 1 (0.78%) IBM
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare + Ins
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90 - 120k+ & excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30- £50,000 + numerous benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Modis International - London
Salary: £57000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago