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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 244 224 240
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 66 95 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.62% 0.83% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.00% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 62 93 75
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
8926 9505 9002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.31% 82.65% 80.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7501 7952 7972
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 64 (54.70%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (47.01%) QA
3 46 (39.32%) Selenium
4 44 (37.61%) SQL
5 42 (35.90%) Java
5 42 (35.90%) Finance
6 40 (34.19%) JMeter
7 39 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 29 (24.79%) WebDriver
9 26 (22.22%) LoadRunner
10 23 (19.66%) E-Commerce
11 22 (18.80%) C#
12 21 (17.95%) Scrum
13 20 (17.09%) BDD
14 19 (16.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (16.24%) Open Source
14 19 (16.24%) Test Automation
14 19 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (16.24%) Banking
15 18 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
15 18 (15.38%) HP
16 17 (14.53%) Test Management
17 16 (13.68%) TDD
17 16 (13.68%) Microsoft
18 14 (11.97%) Linux
18 14 (11.97%) SQL Server
18 14 (11.97%) Manual Testing
19 13 (11.11%) Oracle
19 13 (11.11%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 6 (5.13%) IIS
1 6 (5.13%) Confluence
2 2 (1.71%) Node.js
2 2 (1.71%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (1.71%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.85%) Apache
3 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) MS Office
2 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Hyperion Enterprise
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) SaaS
2 2 (1.71%) GitHub
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) LAN
1 5 (4.27%) WAN
2 4 (3.42%) HTTP
3 3 (2.56%) Internet
3 3 (2.56%) Firewall
4 2 (1.71%) Wireless
4 2 (1.71%) VPLS
4 2 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.71%) MPLS
4 2 (1.71%) DHCP
4 2 (1.71%) VPN
4 2 (1.71%) DNS
5 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.13%) MySQL
2 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.56%) Redis
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.85%) Big Data
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.85%) HBase
6 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (39.32%) Selenium
2 40 (34.19%) JMeter
3 29 (24.79%) WebDriver
4 26 (22.22%) LoadRunner
5 18 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (11.11%) Cucumber
7 10 (8.55%) Git (software)
7 10 (8.55%) JIRA
8 9 (7.69%) Jenkins
8 9 (7.69%) Appium
9 8 (6.84%) SilkPerformer
10 7 (5.98%) TeamCity
11 6 (5.13%) Hudson
11 6 (5.13%) SoapUI
12 5 (4.27%) TestNG
12 5 (4.27%) Facilita Forecast
12 5 (4.27%) Calabash
12 5 (4.27%) JUnit
12 5 (4.27%) WinRunner
13 4 (3.42%) Subversion
General
1 42 (35.90%) Finance
2 19 (16.24%) Banking
3 9 (7.69%) Retail
4 5 (4.27%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.42%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.56%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.71%) Law
7 2 (1.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.85%) Advertising
8 1 (0.85%) Games
8 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (26.50%) Analyst
2 28 (23.93%) Test Analyst
3 20 (17.09%) Tester
4 14 (11.97%) Developer
5 13 (11.11%) Consultant
5 13 (11.11%) Test Consultant
6 11 (9.40%) Test Manager
7 7 (5.98%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Automation Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Test Leader
8 6 (5.13%) QA Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Performance Test Leader
9 5 (4.27%) Performance Tester
9 5 (4.27%) Systems Tester
9 5 (4.27%) Principle Consultant
9 5 (4.27%) Automation Tester
10 4 (3.42%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Performance Consultant
10 4 (3.42%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.11%) .NET
2 10 (8.55%) Web Services
3 5 (4.27%) SOAP
3 5 (4.27%) J2EE
3 5 (4.27%) Ajax
4 4 (3.42%) Middleware
4 4 (3.42%) JSP
4 4 (3.42%) HTML
5 3 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.56%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.71%) Spring
6 2 (1.71%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (1.71%) XML
6 2 (1.71%) iBATIS
6 2 (1.71%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.85%) WCF
7 1 (0.85%) jQuery
7 1 (0.85%) SPML
7 1 (0.85%) Lucene
7 1 (0.85%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) Open Source
2 11 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (5.13%) iPad
4 6 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.13%) iPhone
4 6 (5.13%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.27%) GIS
5 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.42%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.56%) Clustering
7 3 (2.56%) NHS
7 3 (2.56%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.56%) Derivative
8 2 (1.71%) Statistics
8 2 (1.71%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.71%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.85%) W3C
9 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.97%) Linux
2 11 (9.40%) UNIX
3 7 (5.98%) Windows
4 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.71%) AIX
6 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (54.70%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 23 (19.66%) E-Commerce
4 21 (17.95%) Scrum
5 20 (17.09%) BDD
6 19 (16.24%) Test Automation
6 19 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (16.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (14.53%) Test Management
9 16 (13.68%) TDD
10 14 (11.97%) Manual Testing
11 12 (10.26%) Test Strategy
11 12 (10.26%) Automated Testing
12 11 (9.40%) Integration Testing
13 9 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (6.84%) Software Testing
14 8 (6.84%) Regression Testing
15 7 (5.98%) Performance Engineering
15 7 (5.98%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (37.61%) SQL
2 42 (35.90%) Java
3 22 (18.80%) C#
4 9 (7.69%) Perl
4 9 (7.69%) Python
5 8 (6.84%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.27%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.27%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.42%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.56%) Ruby
9 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.85%) C
10 1 (0.85%) BeanShell
10 1 (0.85%) R
10 1 (0.85%) Groovy
10 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (8.55%) ISEB
2 9 (7.69%) Degree
3 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) PMP
5 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (47.01%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.42%) Puppet
2 4 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.85%) Nagios
3 1 (0.85%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.85%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 18 (15.38%) HP
2 16 (13.68%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.11%) Oracle
4 7 (5.98%) Atlassian
5 6 (5.13%) Siebel
6 5 (4.27%) Citrix
6 5 (4.27%) IBM
7 3 (2.56%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.71%) Cisco
8 2 (1.71%) Sun
9 1 (0.85%) hybris
9 1 (0.85%) Demandware
9 1 (0.85%) Facebook
9 1 (0.85%) Adobe
9 1 (0.85%) Sybase
9 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.85%) SAP
9 1 (0.85%) ATG
9 1 (0.85%) Teradata
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Explore Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago