The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 75 - 80
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 7 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.06% - 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% - 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £57,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Performance Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
565 736 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 85.87% 81.33% 84.35%
Number of salaries quoted 423 581 522
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Dorset region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Dorset

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 7 £57,500 -
Performance Testing
South West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Statistics
2 5 (71.43%) Temenos T24
2 5 (71.43%) Test Management
2 5 (71.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (71.43%) Cash Management
2 5 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (71.43%) Process Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Middleware
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Financial Institution
2 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Solaris
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) OLTP
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) TestDirector
2 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Green Hat
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Monitoring

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 (71.43%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Temenos T24
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (71.43%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) TestDirector
2 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 2 (28.57%) JMeter
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
2 2 (28.57%) Calabash
2 2 (28.57%) eggPlant
2 2 (28.57%) Appium
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) QA Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) QA Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) XML
1 5 (71.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
1 5 (71.43%) Statistics
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) Solaris
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Test Management
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Cash Management
2 5 (71.43%) Process Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (71.43%) Resilience Testing
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (71.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Green Hat
2 2 (28.57%) SOASTA, Inc