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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 268 274 261
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 49 66 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.54% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.66% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 44 60 72
Average salary £56,250 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,750 £78,250 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
9036 10064 9465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.11% 82.60% 80.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7823 8567 8558
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 November 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 28 November 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 46 (49.46%) Java
2 43 (46.24%) QA
3 40 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (36.56%) SQL
5 31 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 27 (29.03%) JMeter
7 25 (26.88%) Finance
8 24 (25.81%) HP
8 24 (25.81%) LoadRunner
8 24 (25.81%) Selenium
9 21 (22.58%) Scrum
9 21 (22.58%) UNIX
10 19 (20.43%) Test Automation
11 16 (17.20%) BDD
12 15 (16.13%) Test Management
13 14 (15.05%) Linux
14 13 (13.98%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (13.98%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (13.98%) TDD
14 13 (13.98%) WebDriver
14 13 (13.98%) Test Strategy
15 12 (12.90%) Open Source
15 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
15 12 (12.90%) Python
15 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
15 12 (12.90%) QuickTest Pro
16 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (11.83%) Oracle
16 11 (11.83%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (5.38%) Confluence
2 3 (3.23%) Node.js
2 3 (3.23%) Apache
2 3 (3.23%) ColdFusion
3 2 (2.15%) nginx
3 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.08%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.08%) Lync
4 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Office
1 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) GitHub
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) HTTP
2 5 (5.38%) Internet
3 2 (2.15%) SSH
3 2 (2.15%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.15%) LAN
3 2 (2.15%) WAN
3 2 (2.15%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.08%) HSRP
4 1 (1.08%) LDAP
4 1 (1.08%) SMS
4 1 (1.08%) VoIP
4 1 (1.08%) SAN
4 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.08%) VPN
4 1 (1.08%) VPLS
4 1 (1.08%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.08%) Wireless Security
4 1 (1.08%) NAS
4 1 (1.08%) MPLS
4 1 (1.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) MySQL
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.23%) Redis
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (2.15%) HBase
5 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.08%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.08%) Big Data
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (29.03%) JMeter
2 24 (25.81%) LoadRunner
2 24 (25.81%) Selenium
3 13 (13.98%) WebDriver
4 12 (12.90%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (11.83%) Jenkins
5 11 (11.83%) Git (software)
6 10 (10.75%) JIRA
7 9 (9.68%) Hudson
8 8 (8.60%) TeamCity
8 8 (8.60%) Cucumber
9 6 (6.45%) Facilita Forecast
10 5 (5.38%) JUnit
11 4 (4.30%) Visual Studio
11 4 (4.30%) SilkPerformer
12 3 (3.23%) Ant
12 3 (3.23%) WinRunner
12 3 (3.23%) Maven
12 3 (3.23%) LoadUI
12 3 (3.23%) Appium
General
1 25 (26.88%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Banking
3 5 (5.38%) Marketing
4 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Retail
5 2 (2.15%) Advertising
5 2 (2.15%) Games
5 2 (2.15%) Front Office
6 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.08%) Law
6 1 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Billing
6 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (25.81%) Test Analyst
1 24 (25.81%) Analyst
2 18 (19.35%) Tester
3 11 (11.83%) Test Manager
4 9 (9.68%) Developer
5 8 (8.60%) Performance Manager
5 8 (8.60%) Performance Test Manager
6 7 (7.53%) Automation Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) Consultant
6 7 (7.53%) Performance Tester
6 7 (7.53%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Test Consultant
8 5 (5.38%) QA Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Automation Tester
10 3 (3.23%) Performance Test Specialist
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Capacity Planner
10 3 (3.23%) Test Leader
10 3 (3.23%) Capacity Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) HTML
2 6 (6.45%) JSP
3 5 (5.38%) J2EE
4 4 (4.30%) CSS
4 4 (4.30%) Spring
4 4 (4.30%) Web Services
5 3 (3.23%) XML
5 3 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (3.23%) Ajax
5 3 (3.23%) JDBC
5 3 (3.23%) .NET
5 3 (3.23%) Servlets
6 2 (2.15%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.15%) Play Framework
6 2 (2.15%) XHTML
6 2 (2.15%) HTML5
6 2 (2.15%) XSL
6 2 (2.15%) RESTful
7 1 (1.08%) Struts2
7 1 (1.08%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Open Source
1 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) iPad
2 5 (5.38%) iPhone
3 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.23%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.23%) GIS
4 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.15%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.15%) Social Media
5 2 (2.15%) Derivative
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.08%) Social Network
6 1 (1.08%) Statistics
6 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.08%) W3C
6 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.08%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.58%) UNIX
2 14 (15.05%) Linux
3 10 (10.75%) Windows
4 4 (4.30%) AIX
4 4 (4.30%) Solaris
5 3 (3.23%) Android
5 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 21 (22.58%) Scrum
4 19 (20.43%) Test Automation
5 16 (17.20%) BDD
6 15 (16.13%) Test Management
7 13 (13.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (13.98%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (13.98%) TDD
7 13 (13.98%) Test Strategy
8 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (10.75%) E-Commerce
10 9 (9.68%) Regression Testing
10 9 (9.68%) Manual Testing
11 8 (8.60%) Load Testing
12 7 (7.53%) Automated Testing
12 7 (7.53%) Web Development
12 7 (7.53%) Change Management
13 6 (6.45%) RUP
13 6 (6.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (49.46%) Java
2 34 (36.56%) SQL
3 12 (12.90%) Python
3 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.68%) Perl
5 8 (8.60%) Shell Script
6 7 (7.53%) C#
7 6 (6.45%) C++
8 5 (5.38%) C
8 5 (5.38%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.38%) Ruby
9 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.23%) PHP
9 3 (3.23%) Scala
9 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.08%) R
10 1 (1.08%) VBA
10 1 (1.08%) XQuery
10 1 (1.08%) Groovy
10 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) ISEB
3 4 (4.30%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.15%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.08%) PMP
5 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) CCNP
5 1 (1.08%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (46.24%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.08%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.38%) Puppet
3 4 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.15%) Capistrano
4 2 (2.15%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.08%) Ganglia
5 1 (1.08%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.08%) Nagios
5 1 (1.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 24 (25.81%) HP
2 11 (11.83%) Oracle
3 7 (7.53%) Citrix
4 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.30%) IBM
5 4 (4.30%) VMware
6 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.23%) Siebel
7 2 (2.15%) SAP
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco
8 1 (1.08%) Algorithmics
8 1 (1.08%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.08%) Akamai
8 1 (1.08%) Splunk
8 1 (1.08%) Adobe
8 1 (1.08%) Sun
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago