The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 224 248 285
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +37
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 111 67 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 0.57% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.71% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 104 62 48
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,750 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -4.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10299 9379 10943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.36% 79.75% 78.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8594 8195 9932
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Performance Testing
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 76 (41.99%) QA
2 69 (38.12%) SQL
3 66 (36.46%) Selenium
4 52 (28.73%) Java
5 51 (28.18%) HP
5 51 (28.18%) Automated Testing
6 49 (27.07%) Test Scripting
6 49 (27.07%) LoadRunner
6 49 (27.07%) Finance
7 48 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (25.97%) QuickTest Pro
8 47 (25.97%) .NET
9 44 (24.31%) SQL Server
10 41 (22.65%) ISEB
10 41 (22.65%) Test Automation
11 37 (20.44%) Scrum
11 37 (20.44%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (20.44%) Degree
12 35 (19.34%) Unit Testing
13 33 (18.23%) Test Strategy
13 33 (18.23%) Relational Database
14 32 (17.68%) NUnit
15 31 (17.13%) Linux
16 30 (16.57%) Configuration Management
17 29 (16.02%) Oracle
17 29 (16.02%) User Acceptance Testing
18 28 (15.47%) C#
19 27 (14.92%) Web Services
19 27 (14.92%) Regression Testing
19 27 (14.92%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (5.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.21%) IIS
2 4 (2.21%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.10%) Confluence
3 2 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.10%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.10%) CMS
4 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.55%) Node.js
4 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.55%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.55%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.21%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.55%) SaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.73%) LAN
1 14 (7.73%) WAN
2 13 (7.18%) Firewall
3 12 (6.63%) HTTP
4 11 (6.08%) Internet
5 4 (2.21%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.55%) DNS
7 1 (0.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (24.31%) SQL Server
2 33 (18.23%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.52%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.87%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.87%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.31%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.31%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (2.76%) MySQL
7 4 (2.21%) MarkLogic
8 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.10%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.10%) Big Data
9 2 (1.10%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.10%) HBase
Development Applications
1 66 (36.46%) Selenium
2 49 (27.07%) LoadRunner
3 47 (25.97%) QuickTest Pro
4 32 (17.68%) NUnit
5 25 (13.81%) Bugzilla
6 23 (12.71%) Git (software)
7 22 (12.15%) TestComplete
7 22 (12.15%) WebDriver
8 21 (11.60%) Rational Performance Tester
9 19 (10.50%) Jenkins
9 19 (10.50%) Visual Studio
10 18 (9.94%) Cucumber
11 17 (9.39%) JMeter
12 14 (7.73%) Hudson
13 13 (7.18%) SoapUI
14 12 (6.63%) SpecFlow
14 12 (6.63%) JUnit
15 11 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (5.52%) Subversion
17 7 (3.87%) JIRA
General
1 49 (27.07%) Finance
2 13 (7.18%) Retail
3 10 (5.52%) Banking
4 9 (4.97%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.76%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.66%) Advertising
7 2 (1.10%) Polish Language
7 2 (1.10%) Legal
7 2 (1.10%) Games
8 1 (0.55%) Front Office
8 1 (0.55%) Law
8 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (21.55%) Analyst
2 25 (13.81%) QA Analyst
3 23 (12.71%) Tester
4 21 (11.60%) Test Leader
5 17 (9.39%) Test Manager
6 16 (8.84%) Developer
7 14 (7.73%) Consultant
8 13 (7.18%) Test Analyst
9 10 (5.52%) Performance Test Leader
10 9 (4.97%) Architect
10 9 (4.97%) Performance Tester
11 8 (4.42%) Performance Test Manager
11 8 (4.42%) QA Engineer
11 8 (4.42%) Performance Manager
11 8 (4.42%) Development Manager
12 7 (3.87%) Test Consultant
13 6 (3.31%) DevOps Engineer
13 6 (3.31%) Performance Consultant
13 6 (3.31%) Performance Test Consultant
13 6 (3.31%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (25.97%) .NET
2 27 (14.92%) Web Services
3 13 (7.18%) XML
3 13 (7.18%) HTML
4 11 (6.08%) jQuery
4 11 (6.08%) Gherkin
5 10 (5.52%) .NET Framework
5 10 (5.52%) CSS
5 10 (5.52%) SOAP
6 9 (4.97%) REST
7 8 (4.42%) CSS3
7 8 (4.42%) Spring
7 8 (4.42%) ASP.NET
8 7 (3.87%) LINQ
8 7 (3.87%) WCF
8 7 (3.87%) RESTful
8 7 (3.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (2.76%) HTML5
10 4 (2.21%) Apache Camel
10 4 (2.21%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.08%) Open Source
2 7 (3.87%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.87%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.21%) Streaming Media
3 4 (2.21%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.66%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.10%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.10%) Statistics
5 2 (1.10%) Online Games
6 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.55%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.55%) Equities
6 1 (0.55%) RIA
6 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.55%) Derivative
6 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.13%) Linux
2 23 (12.71%) UNIX
3 8 (4.42%) Windows
4 4 (2.21%) Android
4 4 (2.21%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.66%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.55%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.18%) Automated Testing
2 49 (27.07%) Test Scripting
3 48 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (22.65%) Test Automation
5 37 (20.44%) Scrum
5 37 (20.44%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (19.34%) Unit Testing
7 33 (18.23%) Test Strategy
8 30 (16.57%) Configuration Management
9 29 (16.02%) User Acceptance Testing
10 27 (14.92%) Regression Testing
10 27 (14.92%) Business Analysis
10 27 (14.92%) User Stories
10 27 (14.92%) Automation Testing
11 23 (12.71%) TDD
12 22 (12.15%) Monte Carlo Method
12 22 (12.15%) Black-Box Testing
12 22 (12.15%) Portfolio Management
12 22 (12.15%) Asset Management
12 22 (12.15%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 69 (38.12%) SQL
2 52 (28.73%) Java
3 28 (15.47%) C#
4 24 (13.26%) VBScript
5 23 (12.71%) VB
6 14 (7.73%) Bash Shell
7 13 (7.18%) Ruby
8 11 (6.08%) Python
9 9 (4.97%) JavaScript
10 8 (4.42%) Perl
11 7 (3.87%) T-SQL
12 6 (3.31%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.21%) XQuery
14 2 (1.10%) Scala
14 2 (1.10%) R
14 2 (1.10%) C
15 1 (0.55%) PHP
15 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (22.65%) ISEB
2 37 (20.44%) Degree
3 10 (5.52%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.76%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.21%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.66%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (41.99%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (3.31%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.76%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.55%) Squid
3 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (14.92%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (6.08%) Nagios
2 11 (6.08%) Ganglia
3 8 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.42%) Puppet
4 7 (3.87%) Zenoss
5 6 (3.31%) Data Guard
6 4 (2.21%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.55%) CA LISA
7 1 (0.55%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.55%) Plesk
Vendors
1 51 (28.18%) HP
2 29 (16.02%) Oracle
3 26 (14.36%) IBM
4 18 (9.94%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.87%) hybris
6 5 (2.76%) SAP
7 4 (2.21%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.66%) Sun
8 3 (1.66%) Citrix
8 3 (1.66%) Google
8 3 (1.66%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.10%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.10%) Splunk
9 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.10%) VMware
9 2 (1.10%) Siebel
10 1 (0.55%) Adobe
10 1 (0.55%) Cognos
10 1 (0.55%) Charles River
10 1 (0.55%) Interwoven
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digitek Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension and Car
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40 - £55 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Pension, Overtime
Posted: 17 days ago