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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 221 284 282
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -2
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 86 58 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.83% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.56% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 84 50 48
Average salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.86% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
8806 10280 9878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.11% 83.65% 82.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7522 8492 8667
Average salary £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 73 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (48.84%) QA
2 63 (48.84%) Selenium
3 53 (41.09%) BDD
4 47 (36.43%) JMeter
5 45 (34.88%) Finance
6 43 (33.33%) TDD
7 40 (31.01%) Java
8 39 (30.23%) C#
8 39 (30.23%) WebDriver
9 38 (29.46%) Test Automation
9 38 (29.46%) SQL
10 34 (26.36%) E-Commerce
11 28 (21.71%) .NET
12 26 (20.16%) Automated Testing
13 24 (18.60%) SOAP
13 24 (18.60%) Test Strategy
14 22 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (17.05%) LoadRunner
15 21 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (14.73%) Test Management
16 19 (14.73%) Test Scripting
16 19 (14.73%) Web Services
16 19 (14.73%) OO
17 18 (13.95%) Cucumber
18 17 (13.18%) SoapUI
18 17 (13.18%) HP
19 15 (11.63%) JUnit
19 15 (11.63%) Integration Testing
20 14 (10.85%) Non-Functional Testing

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (4.65%) 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 2 (1.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) PORTIA
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) LAN
1 2 (1.55%) WAN
1 2 (1.55%) DHCP
1 2 (1.55%) VPN
1 2 (1.55%) DNS
1 2 (1.55%) Internet
1 2 (1.55%) MPLS
1 2 (1.55%) Firewall
1 2 (1.55%) Wireless
1 2 (1.55%) VPLS
1 2 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.98%) MySQL
1 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.43%) Hadoop
2 7 (5.43%) Big Data
3 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.55%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 63 (48.84%) Selenium
2 47 (36.43%) JMeter
3 39 (30.23%) WebDriver
4 22 (17.05%) LoadRunner
5 18 (13.95%) Cucumber
6 17 (13.18%) SoapUI
7 15 (11.63%) JUnit
8 11 (8.53%) HP UFT
8 11 (8.53%) FitNesse
9 10 (7.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (6.98%) WinRunner
11 8 (6.20%) Visual Studio
11 8 (6.20%) WebLOAD
11 8 (6.20%) NUnit
11 8 (6.20%) Git (software)
12 7 (5.43%) Subversion
12 7 (5.43%) JIRA
13 6 (4.65%) TestNG
14 5 (3.88%) SpecFlow
15 4 (3.10%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (34.88%) Finance
2 10 (7.75%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.98%) Banking
4 5 (3.88%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.10%) Law
6 2 (1.55%) Retail
6 2 (1.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Games
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 29 (22.48%) Analyst
2 24 (18.60%) Test Leader
3 20 (15.50%) Test Analyst
4 17 (13.18%) Performance Test Leader
5 13 (10.08%) QA Leader
6 12 (9.30%) QA Analyst
6 12 (9.30%) Tester
7 9 (6.98%) Developer
8 8 (6.20%) Test Manager
9 7 (5.43%) Test Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Test Specialist
10 6 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) Performance Test Specialist
10 6 (4.65%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Quality Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Performance Test Manager
11 5 (3.88%) Senior QA Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Performance Manager
11 5 (3.88%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.71%) .NET
2 24 (18.60%) SOAP
3 19 (14.73%) Web Services
4 11 (8.53%) REST
5 7 (5.43%) HTML
5 7 (5.43%) Middleware
6 6 (4.65%) Apache CXF
7 5 (3.88%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (3.10%) Spring MVC
8 4 (3.10%) Spring
8 4 (3.10%) iBATIS
9 3 (2.33%) CSS
9 3 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (2.33%) Gherkin
9 3 (2.33%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.55%) RESTful
10 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.55%) J2EE
10 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.65%) User Experience
3 5 (3.88%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.10%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.33%) Clustering
5 3 (2.33%) Derivative
6 2 (1.55%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.55%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.78%) NHS
7 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.78%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.98%) Windows
2 7 (5.43%) Linux
3 2 (1.55%) UNIX
4 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.78%) Android
4 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (41.09%) BDD
3 43 (33.33%) TDD
4 38 (29.46%) Test Automation
5 34 (26.36%) E-Commerce
6 26 (20.16%) Automated Testing
7 24 (18.60%) Test Strategy
8 21 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (14.73%) Test Management
9 19 (14.73%) Test Scripting
9 19 (14.73%) OO
10 15 (11.63%) Integration Testing
11 14 (10.85%) Non-Functional Testing
11 14 (10.85%) Mentoring
12 13 (10.08%) User Stories
12 13 (10.08%) Open Source
13 11 (8.53%) Automation Testing
13 11 (8.53%) Scrum
13 11 (8.53%) Performance Engineering
14 10 (7.75%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (31.01%) Java
2 39 (30.23%) C#
3 38 (29.46%) SQL
4 9 (6.98%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.20%) Python
6 7 (5.43%) Perl
7 6 (4.65%) Ruby
8 4 (3.10%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.78%) R
11 1 (0.78%) Groovy
11 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.78%) C
11 1 (0.78%) C++
11 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.98%) Degree
2 9 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.65%) ISEB
4 5 (3.88%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (48.84%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (3.88%) Puppet
1 5 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.33%) Graphite
2 3 (2.33%) Ganglia
2 3 (2.33%) CFEngine
2 3 (2.33%) Nagios
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 17 (13.18%) HP
2 8 (6.20%) Atlassian
2 8 (6.20%) Oracle
3 7 (5.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.33%) IBM
4 3 (2.33%) WorldPay
5 2 (1.55%) Cisco
6 1 (0.78%) Facebook
6 1 (0.78%) VMware
6 1 (0.78%) Google
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