The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 159 154 144
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 18 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.50% 0.49% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.64% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 27
Average salary £50,000 £29,375 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.21% -41.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Performance Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2948 2491 2636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.05% 76.88% 78.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2481 2057 2249
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 East Midlands

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Performance Testing
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
Nottinghamshire -9 3 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £49,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 23 (71.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 20 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 7 (21.88%) ISEB
3 7 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
4 5 (15.63%) Test Management
5 4 (12.50%) SLA
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.50%) HP
5 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
6 3 (9.38%) Java
6 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 3 (9.38%) SAP
6 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
6 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Retail
6 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
6 3 (9.38%) System Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
6 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
6 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.25%) SOAP
7 2 (6.25%) Web Services
7 2 (6.25%) Cognos
7 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
7 2 (6.25%) JMS
7 2 (6.25%) N-Tier

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.25%) Introscope
2 2 (6.25%) JMeter
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) WatiN
3 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Test Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Test Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Tester
5 1 (3.13%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Lead Tester
5 1 (3.13%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) SOAP
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
1 2 (6.25%) JMS
1 2 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) AIX
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 5 (15.63%) Test Management
4 3 (9.38%) System Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
4 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Benchmarking
5 2 (6.25%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.25%) TDD
5 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.13%) BDD
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (3.13%) Test Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Java
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) VBScript
2 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) ISEB
2 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.25%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.50%) HP
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) Cognos
3 2 (6.25%) CA
4 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Cognizant