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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 222 253 271
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +18
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 107 61 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.86% 0.52% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.65% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 99 57 44
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £36,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10130 9383 10746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.38% 79.73% 78.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8439 8182 9759
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 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 24 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 24 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 74 (40.44%) QA
2 73 (39.89%) SQL
3 67 (36.61%) Selenium
4 52 (28.42%) Automated Testing
4 52 (28.42%) HP
5 51 (27.87%) LoadRunner
5 51 (27.87%) Finance
6 50 (27.32%) Java
6 50 (27.32%) Test Scripting
7 49 (26.78%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (26.78%) QuickTest Pro
8 46 (25.14%) .NET
9 45 (24.59%) SQL Server
10 42 (22.95%) ISEB
11 41 (22.40%) Test Automation
12 38 (20.77%) Degree
13 36 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (19.67%) Unit Testing
13 36 (19.67%) Scrum
14 34 (18.58%) Test Strategy
15 33 (18.03%) Relational Database
16 32 (17.49%) NUnit
17 31 (16.94%) Linux
18 29 (15.85%) C#
18 29 (15.85%) Configuration Management
19 28 (15.30%) User Acceptance Testing
19 28 (15.30%) User Stories
19 28 (15.30%) Automation Testing
19 28 (15.30%) HP Quality Center
20 27 (14.75%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 9 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.19%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.19%) IIS
3 2 (1.09%) CMS
3 2 (1.09%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.09%) Confluence
3 2 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.55%) Node.js
4 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.64%) FastStats
3 2 (1.09%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.55%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.55%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.19%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Heroku
2 1 (0.55%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.65%) LAN
1 14 (7.65%) WAN
2 13 (7.10%) HTTP
3 12 (6.56%) Firewall
4 11 (6.01%) Internet
5 5 (2.73%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 33 (18.03%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.46%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.83%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.83%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (3.28%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (2.73%) MySQL
6 5 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.19%) MarkLogic
8 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.09%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.09%) Big Data
9 2 (1.09%) HBase
9 2 (1.09%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 67 (36.61%) Selenium
2 51 (27.87%) LoadRunner
3 49 (26.78%) QuickTest Pro
4 32 (17.49%) NUnit
5 25 (13.66%) Bugzilla
6 22 (12.02%) TestComplete
6 22 (12.02%) Git (software)
6 22 (12.02%) WebDriver
7 21 (11.48%) Rational Performance Tester
8 20 (10.93%) Visual Studio
9 19 (10.38%) Cucumber
10 18 (9.84%) Jenkins
11 17 (9.29%) JMeter
12 14 (7.65%) SoapUI
13 13 (7.10%) SpecFlow
13 13 (7.10%) Hudson
14 12 (6.56%) JUnit
14 12 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (5.46%) Subversion
16 7 (3.83%) Robotium
General
1 51 (27.87%) Finance
2 16 (8.74%) Retail
3 9 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.92%) Banking
4 5 (2.73%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.64%) Advertising
5 3 (1.64%) Marketing
6 2 (1.09%) Polish Language
6 2 (1.09%) Games
6 2 (1.09%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 41 (22.40%) Analyst
2 25 (13.66%) QA Analyst
3 24 (13.11%) Tester
4 21 (11.48%) Test Leader
5 18 (9.84%) Test Manager
6 16 (8.74%) Developer
7 13 (7.10%) Test Analyst
8 12 (6.56%) Consultant
9 10 (5.46%) Architect
9 10 (5.46%) Performance Test Leader
10 9 (4.92%) Performance Tester
11 8 (4.37%) Performance Test Manager
11 8 (4.37%) QA Engineer
11 8 (4.37%) Performance Manager
11 8 (4.37%) Development Manager
12 7 (3.83%) Test Consultant
13 6 (3.28%) Performance Test Consultant
13 6 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
13 6 (3.28%) Performance Consultant
14 5 (2.73%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (25.14%) .NET
2 27 (14.75%) Web Services
3 13 (7.10%) HTML
4 12 (6.56%) XML
4 12 (6.56%) Gherkin
5 11 (6.01%) SOAP
5 11 (6.01%) jQuery
6 10 (5.46%) .NET Framework
6 10 (5.46%) CSS
7 9 (4.92%) REST
8 8 (4.37%) ASP.NET
8 8 (4.37%) CSS3
9 7 (3.83%) RESTful
9 7 (3.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (3.83%) Spring
9 7 (3.83%) WCF
9 7 (3.83%) LINQ
10 5 (2.73%) HTML5
11 4 (2.19%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (2.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.01%) Open Source
2 7 (3.83%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.83%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.19%) Streaming Media
3 4 (2.19%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.19%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.09%) Statistics
4 2 (1.09%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.09%) Online Games
4 2 (1.09%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.09%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.55%) Derivative
5 1 (0.55%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (0.55%) Equities
5 1 (0.55%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.94%) Linux
2 24 (13.11%) UNIX
3 9 (4.92%) Windows
4 4 (2.19%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.19%) Android
5 3 (1.64%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.55%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (28.42%) Automated Testing
2 50 (27.32%) Test Scripting
3 49 (26.78%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (22.40%) Test Automation
5 36 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (19.67%) Unit Testing
5 36 (19.67%) Scrum
6 34 (18.58%) Test Strategy
7 29 (15.85%) Configuration Management
8 28 (15.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 28 (15.30%) User Stories
8 28 (15.30%) Automation Testing
9 27 (14.75%) Business Analysis
10 26 (14.21%) Regression Testing
11 25 (13.66%) E-Commerce
12 22 (12.02%) Code Coverage
12 22 (12.02%) TDD
12 22 (12.02%) Asset Management
12 22 (12.02%) Monte Carlo Method
12 22 (12.02%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (39.89%) SQL
2 50 (27.32%) Java
3 29 (15.85%) C#
4 24 (13.11%) VBScript
5 23 (12.57%) VB
6 13 (7.10%) Bash Shell
6 13 (7.10%) Ruby
7 11 (6.01%) Python
8 9 (4.92%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.37%) Perl
10 7 (3.83%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.28%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.19%) XQuery
13 3 (1.64%) C
14 2 (1.09%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.09%) R
14 2 (1.09%) Scala
15 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.55%) PHP
15 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 42 (22.95%) ISEB
2 38 (20.77%) Degree
3 9 (4.92%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.28%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.19%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (40.44%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.73%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.55%) Squid
3 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (15.30%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (6.01%) Ganglia
2 11 (6.01%) Nagios
3 8 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.37%) Puppet
4 7 (3.83%) Zenoss
5 6 (3.28%) Data Guard
6 4 (2.19%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.55%) Plesk
7 1 (0.55%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.55%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 52 (28.42%) HP
2 27 (14.75%) Oracle
3 25 (13.66%) IBM
4 18 (9.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.83%) hybris
6 5 (2.73%) SAP
7 4 (2.19%) Citrix
8 3 (1.64%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.64%) Sun
8 3 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.64%) Google
9 2 (1.09%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.09%) Siebel
9 2 (1.09%) Splunk
9 2 (1.09%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.55%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.55%) Green Hat
10 1 (0.55%) Adobe
10 1 (0.55%) Cognos
10 1 (0.55%) CA
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Royal Mail - AMS
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension and Car
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40 - £55 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Pension, Overtime
Posted: 21 days ago