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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 287 264 245
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -19
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 44 63 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.52% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.64% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 36 59 81
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
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
9686 9797 10309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.29% 80.87% 78.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8022 8634 9418
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 78 (48.15%) QA
2 74 (45.68%) SQL
3 64 (39.51%) Selenium
4 51 (31.48%) Finance
5 50 (30.86%) QuickTest Pro
5 50 (30.86%) Test Scripting
6 47 (29.01%) Automated Testing
7 44 (27.16%) Java
7 44 (27.16%) SQL Server
8 43 (26.54%) LoadRunner
8 43 (26.54%) Scrum
9 40 (24.69%) HP
10 38 (23.46%) ISEB
11 37 (22.84%) Test Automation
12 34 (20.99%) Unit Testing
12 34 (20.99%) .NET
12 34 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (20.37%) Test Strategy
14 31 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
15 30 (18.52%) Degree
16 28 (17.28%) Relational Database
17 27 (16.67%) UNIX
18 26 (16.05%) C#
19 25 (15.43%) E-Commerce
19 25 (15.43%) Automation Testing
20 24 (14.81%) User Stories
20 24 (14.81%) Regression Testing
21 23 (14.20%) Visual Studio
22 22 (13.58%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 7 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.09%) Confluence
3 3 (1.85%) ColdFusion
3 3 (1.85%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.23%) nginx
4 2 (1.23%) Lync
4 2 (1.23%) Apache
4 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.62%) Node.js
5 1 (0.62%) CMS
5 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.85%) FastStats
3 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.62%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.62%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.62%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) GitHub
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.88%) Internet
2 9 (5.56%) LAN
2 9 (5.56%) WAN
2 9 (5.56%) HTTP
3 6 (3.70%) Firewall
4 3 (1.85%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.23%) VRRP
5 2 (1.23%) HSRP
5 2 (1.23%) Wireless
5 2 (1.23%) VPLS
5 2 (1.23%) MPLS
5 2 (1.23%) OSPF
5 2 (1.23%) BGP
5 2 (1.23%) VPN
5 2 (1.23%) VoIP
6 1 (0.62%) DHCP
6 1 (0.62%) DNS
6 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.62%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (27.16%) SQL Server
2 28 (17.28%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.56%) MySQL
4 5 (3.09%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.09%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.47%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.47%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.85%) HBase
6 3 (1.85%) Neo4j
6 3 (1.85%) Big Data
6 3 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.85%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 64 (39.51%) Selenium
2 50 (30.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 43 (26.54%) LoadRunner
4 23 (14.20%) Visual Studio
5 21 (12.96%) JMeter
6 20 (12.35%) SoapUI
7 17 (10.49%) NUnit
7 17 (10.49%) Jenkins
8 16 (9.88%) WebDriver
8 16 (9.88%) Cucumber
8 16 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (9.26%) TestComplete
10 14 (8.64%) Bugzilla
11 13 (8.02%) SpecFlow
11 13 (8.02%) Git (software)
12 12 (7.41%) Hudson
13 9 (5.56%) JUnit
13 9 (5.56%) Maven
14 7 (4.32%) JIRA
15 6 (3.70%) WATIR
General
1 51 (31.48%) Finance
2 20 (12.35%) Retail
3 11 (6.79%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.17%) Banking
5 8 (4.94%) Marketing
6 5 (3.09%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.47%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.47%) Advertising
7 4 (2.47%) Games
8 3 (1.85%) Legal
9 2 (1.23%) Front Office
9 2 (1.23%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.62%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (25.93%) Analyst
2 28 (17.28%) Tester
3 24 (14.81%) Test Analyst
4 18 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 17 (10.49%) Test Leader
6 14 (8.64%) Test Manager
7 13 (8.02%) Performance Tester
8 10 (6.17%) Architect
9 9 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
9 9 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
10 8 (4.94%) Developer
10 8 (4.94%) QA Engineer
11 7 (4.32%) Development Manager
11 7 (4.32%) Performance Test Leader
12 6 (3.70%) Performance Test Manager
12 6 (3.70%) Performance Manager
12 6 (3.70%) Technical Tester
13 5 (3.09%) Test Engineer
13 5 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
14 4 (2.47%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.99%) .NET
2 20 (12.35%) Web Services
3 15 (9.26%) HTML
4 12 (7.41%) SOAP
4 12 (7.41%) CSS
5 10 (6.17%) jQuery
5 10 (6.17%) Gherkin
6 8 (4.94%) CSS3
7 7 (4.32%) ASP.NET
8 6 (3.70%) XML
8 6 (3.70%) RESTful
8 6 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (3.70%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.70%) WCF
8 6 (3.70%) LINQ
9 5 (3.09%) Ajax
9 5 (3.09%) HTML5
10 4 (2.47%) Spring
11 3 (1.85%) JSON
11 3 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.49%) Open Source
2 6 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.09%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.85%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.85%) Online Games
5 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.23%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.23%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (1.23%) Derivative
6 1 (0.62%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.62%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.62%) Equities
6 1 (0.62%) Tandem
6 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.62%) Social Network
6 1 (0.62%) RIA
6 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.62%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.67%) UNIX
2 22 (13.58%) Linux
3 8 (4.94%) Windows
4 5 (3.09%) Android
4 5 (3.09%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.85%) AIX
5 3 (1.85%) Solaris
6 2 (1.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (30.86%) Test Scripting
2 47 (29.01%) Automated Testing
3 43 (26.54%) Scrum
4 37 (22.84%) Test Automation
5 34 (20.99%) Unit Testing
5 34 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (20.37%) Test Strategy
7 31 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (15.43%) E-Commerce
8 25 (15.43%) Automation Testing
9 24 (14.81%) User Stories
9 24 (14.81%) Regression Testing
10 21 (12.96%) Security Testing
10 21 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (11.73%) TDD
12 18 (11.11%) Business Analysis
13 17 (10.49%) Configuration Management
14 15 (9.26%) Software Testing
14 15 (9.26%) Manual Testing
15 14 (8.64%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 74 (45.68%) SQL
2 44 (27.16%) Java
3 26 (16.05%) C#
4 16 (9.88%) VBScript
5 14 (8.64%) VB
5 14 (8.64%) T-SQL
6 13 (8.02%) Python
6 13 (8.02%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.94%) Perl
7 8 (4.94%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.70%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.09%) Ruby
9 5 (3.09%) C
9 5 (3.09%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.47%) C++
10 4 (2.47%) Scala
11 3 (1.85%) Groovy
11 3 (1.85%) R
11 3 (1.85%) PHP
12 2 (1.23%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (23.46%) ISEB
2 30 (18.52%) Degree
3 12 (7.41%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (2.47%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.23%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.23%) CCNP
7 2 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.62%) CCDA
8 1 (0.62%) CCDP
8 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (48.15%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (3.09%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.32%) Puppet
2 7 (4.32%) Nagios
2 7 (4.32%) Ganglia
2 7 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.09%) Data Guard
4 4 (2.47%) Zenoss
5 3 (1.85%) CFEngine
6 2 (1.23%) Ansible
6 2 (1.23%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.62%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 40 (24.69%) HP
2 21 (12.96%) Oracle
3 20 (12.35%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.02%) Citrix
5 9 (5.56%) IBM
6 7 (4.32%) hybris
7 6 (3.70%) SAP
8 5 (3.09%) Google
9 4 (2.47%) VMware
9 4 (2.47%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.85%) Siebel
10 3 (1.85%) Splunk
11 2 (1.23%) Cisco
11 2 (1.23%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.62%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.62%) Akamai
12 1 (0.62%) Apple
12 1 (0.62%) Algorithmics
12 1 (0.62%) Cognos
12 1 (0.62%) Avaya
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 25 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago