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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 278 259 235
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -24
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 42 67 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.57% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.69% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 31 65 97
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
9438 9707 10189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.96% 82.09% 80.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7873 8476 9301
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 66 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (45.07%) SQL
3 61 (42.96%) QA
4 52 (36.62%) Selenium
5 45 (31.69%) Finance
6 44 (30.99%) QuickTest Pro
6 44 (30.99%) Test Scripting
7 42 (29.58%) Java
8 39 (27.46%) Scrum
8 39 (27.46%) Test Automation
9 36 (25.35%) HP
10 35 (24.65%) SQL Server
11 34 (23.94%) LoadRunner
11 34 (23.94%) Automated Testing
12 31 (21.83%) Test Strategy
13 30 (21.13%) HP Quality Center
14 28 (19.72%) Unit Testing
14 28 (19.72%) .NET
15 25 (17.61%) UNIX
16 24 (16.90%) ISEB
17 22 (15.49%) C#
17 22 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (14.79%) Automation Testing
18 21 (14.79%) Microsoft
18 21 (14.79%) JMeter
19 20 (14.08%) Visual Studio
19 20 (14.08%) User Stories
20 19 (13.38%) Linux
20 19 (13.38%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.52%) SharePoint
1 5 (3.52%) Confluence
2 4 (2.82%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.11%) ColdFusion
4 2 (1.41%) Lync
4 2 (1.41%) Apache
4 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.41%) nginx
5 1 (0.70%) Node.js
5 1 (0.70%) CMS
5 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.82%) MS Office
3 3 (2.11%) FastStats
4 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.70%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.70%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.70%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.41%) GitHub
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.75%) Internet
2 9 (6.34%) HTTP
3 6 (4.23%) WAN
3 6 (4.23%) LAN
4 3 (2.11%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.11%) Firewall
5 2 (1.41%) Wireless
5 2 (1.41%) VRRP
5 2 (1.41%) HSRP
5 2 (1.41%) VPLS
5 2 (1.41%) VPN
5 2 (1.41%) MPLS
5 2 (1.41%) OSPF
5 2 (1.41%) BGP
5 2 (1.41%) VoIP
6 1 (0.70%) LDAP
6 1 (0.70%) SMS
6 1 (0.70%) DHCP
6 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.70%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (24.65%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.27%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.93%) MySQL
4 6 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.52%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.52%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.52%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.82%) Neo4j
6 4 (2.82%) Big Data
6 4 (2.82%) HBase
6 4 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.82%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.82%) Apache Hive
6 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 52 (36.62%) Selenium
2 44 (30.99%) QuickTest Pro
3 34 (23.94%) LoadRunner
4 21 (14.79%) JMeter
5 20 (14.08%) Visual Studio
6 17 (11.97%) Cucumber
7 15 (10.56%) WebDriver
8 14 (9.86%) SoapUI
8 14 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (9.86%) Jenkins
9 13 (9.15%) NUnit
10 12 (8.45%) SpecFlow
11 11 (7.75%) Hudson
11 11 (7.75%) TestComplete
12 10 (7.04%) JUnit
12 10 (7.04%) Bugzilla
13 8 (5.63%) Git (software)
14 7 (4.93%) JIRA
14 7 (4.93%) TeamCity
15 6 (4.23%) WATIR
General
1 45 (31.69%) Finance
2 15 (10.56%) Retail
3 11 (7.75%) Banking
4 8 (5.63%) Marketing
5 6 (4.23%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.52%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.52%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.82%) Advertising
7 4 (2.82%) Games
8 2 (1.41%) Front Office
8 2 (1.41%) Legal
9 1 (0.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 40 (28.17%) Analyst
2 27 (19.01%) Test Analyst
3 26 (18.31%) Tester
4 14 (9.86%) QA Analyst
5 13 (9.15%) Test Manager
6 11 (7.75%) Automation Test Analyst
6 11 (7.75%) Automation Analyst
7 10 (7.04%) Developer
8 9 (6.34%) Performance Tester
8 9 (6.34%) Performance Manager
8 9 (6.34%) Performance Test Manager
8 9 (6.34%) Test Leader
9 8 (5.63%) QA Engineer
9 8 (5.63%) Architect
10 6 (4.23%) Technical Tester
10 6 (4.23%) Test Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.52%) Development Manager
11 5 (3.52%) Consultant
12 4 (2.82%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.72%) .NET
2 14 (9.86%) HTML
3 12 (8.45%) Web Services
3 12 (8.45%) SOAP
4 11 (7.75%) CSS
5 10 (7.04%) Gherkin
6 9 (6.34%) jQuery
7 6 (4.23%) XML
7 6 (4.23%) CSS3
8 5 (3.52%) HTML5
8 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.52%) Spring
8 5 (3.52%) Ajax
9 4 (2.82%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.82%) WCF
9 4 (2.82%) LINQ
9 4 (2.82%) RESTful
9 4 (2.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (2.11%) REST
10 3 (2.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.56%) Open Source
3 6 (4.23%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.23%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.11%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.11%) Online Games
7 2 (1.41%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.41%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.41%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.41%) Derivative
8 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.70%) Equities
8 1 (0.70%) Tandem
8 1 (0.70%) Social Network
8 1 (0.70%) RIA
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.61%) UNIX
2 19 (13.38%) Linux
3 13 (9.15%) Windows
4 6 (4.23%) Android
4 6 (4.23%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.11%) AIX
5 3 (2.11%) Solaris
6 2 (1.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (30.99%) Test Scripting
3 39 (27.46%) Scrum
3 39 (27.46%) Test Automation
4 34 (23.94%) Automated Testing
5 31 (21.83%) Test Strategy
6 28 (19.72%) Unit Testing
7 21 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (14.79%) Automation Testing
8 20 (14.08%) User Stories
9 19 (13.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (12.68%) Regression Testing
11 17 (11.97%) TDD
12 16 (11.27%) E-Commerce
13 15 (10.56%) Test Management
14 14 (9.86%) Manual Testing
14 14 (9.86%) Integration Testing
15 13 (9.15%) Security Testing
16 11 (7.75%) Business Analysis
17 10 (7.04%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (45.07%) SQL
2 42 (29.58%) Java
3 22 (15.49%) C#
4 16 (11.27%) Python
5 14 (9.86%) T-SQL
6 12 (8.45%) JavaScript
7 10 (7.04%) Perl
7 10 (7.04%) VBScript
7 10 (7.04%) VB
8 8 (5.63%) Shell Script
8 8 (5.63%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.23%) Ruby
10 5 (3.52%) C++
11 4 (2.82%) C
11 4 (2.82%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.82%) R
12 3 (2.11%) Groovy
12 3 (2.11%) Scala
12 3 (2.11%) PHP
13 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (16.90%) ISEB
2 19 (13.38%) Degree
3 8 (5.63%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.41%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.41%) CCNP
6 2 (1.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.70%) CCNA
7 1 (0.70%) CCDA
7 1 (0.70%) CCDP
7 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (42.96%) QA
2 2 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.52%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (3.52%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 30 (21.13%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.93%) Puppet
3 6 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.52%) Nagios
4 5 (3.52%) Data Guard
4 5 (3.52%) Ganglia
5 3 (2.11%) Zenoss
6 2 (1.41%) CFEngine
6 2 (1.41%) Ansible
6 2 (1.41%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.70%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 36 (25.35%) HP
2 21 (14.79%) Microsoft
3 18 (12.68%) Oracle
4 13 (9.15%) Citrix
5 6 (4.23%) IBM
6 5 (3.52%) SAP
6 5 (3.52%) Google
7 4 (2.82%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.82%) VMware
7 4 (2.82%) Splunk
8 2 (1.41%) hybris
8 2 (1.41%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.41%) Siebel
8 2 (1.41%) Cisco
9 1 (0.70%) Cognos
9 1 (0.70%) Avaya
9 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.70%) Apple
9 1 (0.70%) Algorithmics
9 1 (0.70%) Akamai
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