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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 271 247 234
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -13
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 47 80 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.66% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.80% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 38 77 92
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +4.51%
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
9077 9978 10072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.41% 81.87% 80.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7727 8622 9201
Average salary £57,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.86% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 52 (45.61%) QA
2 47 (41.23%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (41.23%) SQL
3 41 (35.96%) Java
3 41 (35.96%) Finance
4 37 (32.46%) Selenium
5 34 (29.82%) Test Scripting
6 33 (28.95%) Test Automation
7 29 (25.44%) HP
7 29 (25.44%) QuickTest Pro
8 27 (23.68%) LoadRunner
9 25 (21.93%) Scrum
10 24 (21.05%) JMeter
10 24 (21.05%) Test Strategy
11 23 (20.18%) HP Quality Center
11 23 (20.18%) UNIX
12 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
12 21 (18.42%) Automated Testing
13 19 (16.67%) Test Management
14 16 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (13.16%) WebDriver
15 15 (13.16%) ISEB
15 15 (13.16%) Python
16 14 (12.28%) Linux
16 14 (12.28%) .NET
16 14 (12.28%) TDD
16 14 (12.28%) Open Source
16 14 (12.28%) Jenkins
17 13 (11.40%) Automation Testing
17 13 (11.40%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (4.39%) Confluence
2 3 (2.63%) Apache
2 3 (2.63%) ColdFusion
3 2 (1.75%) nginx
3 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.75%) Lync
3 2 (1.75%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.51%) MS Office
3 2 (1.75%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) GitHub
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) HTTP
2 6 (5.26%) Internet
3 4 (3.51%) WAN
3 4 (3.51%) LAN
4 2 (1.75%) VoIP
4 2 (1.75%) MPLS
4 2 (1.75%) OSPF
4 2 (1.75%) BGP
4 2 (1.75%) VPN
4 2 (1.75%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.75%) Wireless
4 2 (1.75%) SSH
4 2 (1.75%) VPLS
4 2 (1.75%) VRRP
4 2 (1.75%) tcpdump
4 2 (1.75%) HSRP
5 1 (0.88%) DMVPN
5 1 (0.88%) Firewall
5 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.88%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.26%) MySQL
4 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.63%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.63%) HBase
6 2 (1.75%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.75%) Big Data
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.75%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (32.46%) Selenium
2 29 (25.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 27 (23.68%) LoadRunner
4 24 (21.05%) JMeter
5 15 (13.16%) WebDriver
6 14 (12.28%) Jenkins
7 13 (11.40%) Cucumber
8 10 (8.77%) Hudson
8 10 (8.77%) JUnit
8 10 (8.77%) Visual Studio
9 9 (7.89%) TeamCity
9 9 (7.89%) SoapUI
10 8 (7.02%) Git (software)
11 7 (6.14%) SpecFlow
11 7 (6.14%) NUnit
11 7 (6.14%) JIRA
11 7 (6.14%) WATIR
12 6 (5.26%) TestComplete
12 6 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (4.39%) Maven
General
1 41 (35.96%) Finance
2 11 (9.65%) Banking
3 10 (8.77%) Retail
4 7 (6.14%) Marketing
5 6 (5.26%) Investment Banking
6 5 (4.39%) Retail Banking
7 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.75%) Legal
8 2 (1.75%) Advertising
8 2 (1.75%) Games
8 2 (1.75%) Front Office
9 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.88%) Law
9 1 (0.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (28.07%) Analyst
2 25 (21.93%) Test Analyst
3 20 (17.54%) Tester
4 12 (10.53%) Test Manager
5 10 (8.77%) Automation Test Analyst
5 10 (8.77%) Automation Analyst
6 9 (7.89%) Performance Test Manager
6 9 (7.89%) Developer
6 9 (7.89%) Performance Manager
7 8 (7.02%) QA Analyst
8 7 (6.14%) QA Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Performance Tester
9 6 (5.26%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Technical Tester
9 6 (5.26%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.51%) Head of Testing
10 4 (3.51%) Architect
10 4 (3.51%) Consultant
11 3 (2.63%) Capacity Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.28%) .NET
2 9 (7.89%) HTML
3 6 (5.26%) CSS
3 6 (5.26%) SOAP
3 6 (5.26%) Gherkin
4 5 (4.39%) Web Services
5 4 (3.51%) JSP
5 4 (3.51%) Spring
5 4 (3.51%) HTML5
6 3 (2.63%) RESTful
6 3 (2.63%) Ajax
6 3 (2.63%) Servlets
6 3 (2.63%) JDBC
6 3 (2.63%) XML
6 3 (2.63%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.75%) Play Framework
7 2 (1.75%) XSL
7 2 (1.75%) XHTML
7 2 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.28%) Open Source
3 5 (4.39%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.63%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.63%) Derivative
6 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.75%) Social Media
6 2 (1.75%) iPad
6 2 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.75%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.75%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (1.75%) iPhone
6 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.88%) Equities
7 1 (0.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.18%) UNIX
2 14 (12.28%) Linux
3 11 (9.65%) Windows
4 5 (4.39%) Android
4 5 (4.39%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.63%) AIX
5 3 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (41.23%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (29.82%) Test Scripting
3 33 (28.95%) Test Automation
4 25 (21.93%) Scrum
5 24 (21.05%) Test Strategy
6 21 (18.42%) Automated Testing
7 19 (16.67%) Test Management
8 14 (12.28%) TDD
9 13 (11.40%) Unit Testing
9 13 (11.40%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (11.40%) Automation Testing
10 12 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (10.53%) Manual Testing
10 12 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (10.53%) Regression Testing
11 11 (9.65%) E-Commerce
11 11 (9.65%) Change Management
11 11 (9.65%) User Stories
11 11 (9.65%) BDD
12 10 (8.77%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (41.23%) SQL
2 41 (35.96%) Java
3 15 (13.16%) Python
4 13 (11.40%) C#
5 11 (9.65%) Perl
6 10 (8.77%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.77%) Shell Script
7 9 (7.89%) T-SQL
8 7 (6.14%) Ruby
9 6 (5.26%) C++
10 5 (4.39%) C
10 5 (4.39%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.39%) VBScript
10 5 (4.39%) VB
11 3 (2.63%) Groovy
11 3 (2.63%) PHP
11 3 (2.63%) Scala
11 3 (2.63%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.75%) R
12 2 (1.75%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) ISEB
2 11 (9.65%) Degree
3 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.51%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.75%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.75%) CCNP
5 2 (1.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) CCNA
6 1 (0.88%) CCDA
6 1 (0.88%) CCDP
6 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (45.61%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.88%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (20.18%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.39%) Puppet
3 4 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.75%) Ansible
4 2 (1.75%) Capistrano
4 2 (1.75%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.88%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.88%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.88%) Nagios
5 1 (0.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 29 (25.44%) HP
2 12 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.65%) Citrix
4 8 (7.02%) Oracle
5 4 (3.51%) VMware
6 3 (2.63%) IBM
6 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.75%) Cisco
7 2 (1.75%) SAP
7 2 (1.75%) Google
7 2 (1.75%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.75%) Splunk
8 1 (0.88%) Akamai
8 1 (0.88%) Siebel
8 1 (0.88%) Algorithmics
8 1 (0.88%) Avaya
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £37,000 to £70,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent + bonus & benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago