The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 192 208 225
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +17
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 62 40 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.87% 0.60% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.75% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 48 25 41
Average salary £53,750 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,400 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5821 5337 6600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.23% 80.51% 76.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4636 4295 5685
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in the East of England

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in the East of England

Performance Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
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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
Essex -6 25 £76,250 -12.85% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 13 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Hertfordshire -9 11 £60,000 -27.27% 1
Bedfordshire +13 8 £67,500 +58.82% 1
Suffolk - 4 £37,500 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 42 (33.60%) HP
2 36 (28.80%) Finance
3 35 (28.00%) SQL
4 32 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (24.80%) Oracle
5 31 (24.80%) ISEB
6 28 (22.40%) QA
6 28 (22.40%) Test Strategy
7 25 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 23 (18.40%) LoadRunner
8 23 (18.40%) Microsoft
9 22 (17.60%) ISTQB
10 21 (16.80%) Shell Script
11 20 (16.00%) .NET
11 20 (16.00%) TDD
11 20 (16.00%) Unit Testing
11 20 (16.00%) Test Scripting
11 20 (16.00%) Test Automation
12 19 (15.20%) HP Quality Center
12 19 (15.20%) .NET Framework
12 19 (15.20%) C#
12 19 (15.20%) MS Excel
13 18 (14.40%) Automated Testing
14 17 (13.60%) Windows
14 17 (13.60%) Regression Testing
15 15 (12.00%) PL/SQL
15 15 (12.00%) Oracle Database
16 14 (11.20%) Non-Functional Testing
16 14 (11.20%) Degree
16 14 (11.20%) PCI DSS

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 3 (2.40%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.60%) IIS
3 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.80%) Moodle
3 1 (0.80%) Drupal
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (15.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.60%) SAN
2 10 (8.00%) NAS
3 6 (4.80%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (4.80%) Firewall
4 4 (3.20%) VLAN
4 4 (3.20%) HTTP
4 4 (3.20%) IPv4
4 4 (3.20%) IPv6
5 1 (0.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.20%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.40%) Big Data
6 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (18.40%) LoadRunner
2 13 (10.40%) Moq
3 11 (8.80%) Selenium
4 8 (6.40%) MSTest
5 7 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (4.80%) NUnit
7 5 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (4.00%) JIRA
8 4 (3.20%) Fiddler
8 4 (3.20%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.40%) TestDirector
9 3 (2.40%) JUnit
9 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.80%) JMeter
11 1 (0.80%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.80%) Hudson
11 1 (0.80%) WatiN
11 1 (0.80%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.80%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (28.80%) Finance
2 10 (8.00%) Marketing
2 10 (8.00%) Banking
3 5 (4.00%) Retail
4 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (23.20%) Analyst
2 24 (19.20%) Architect
3 23 (18.40%) Test Manager
4 17 (13.60%) Developer
5 15 (12.00%) Performance Analyst
6 14 (11.20%) Test Architect
6 14 (11.20%) Test Analyst
7 10 (8.00%) Performance Manager
7 10 (8.00%) .NET Developer
8 9 (7.20%) Software Engineer
8 9 (7.20%) Performance Test Manager
8 9 (7.20%) Capacity Analyst
9 8 (6.40%) Tester
9 8 (6.40%) Senior Manager
10 5 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Storage Architect
10 5 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (3.20%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.00%) .NET
2 19 (15.20%) .NET Framework
3 13 (10.40%) Web Services
4 8 (6.40%) REST
5 5 (4.00%) HTML
6 4 (3.20%) jQuery
6 4 (3.20%) HTML5
6 4 (3.20%) XML
6 4 (3.20%) SOAP
7 3 (2.40%) J2EE
7 3 (2.40%) Ajax
8 2 (1.60%) Flash
8 2 (1.60%) CSS
9 1 (0.80%) Middleware
9 1 (0.80%) WinForms
9 1 (0.80%) LAMP
9 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.80%) J2SE
9 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.40%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (7.20%) Replication
3 8 (6.40%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.80%) N-Tier
5 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.20%) Life Science
6 4 (3.20%) Chemistry
6 4 (3.20%) Biology
7 3 (2.40%) iPhone
8 2 (1.60%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.60%) Statistics
8 2 (1.60%) DTV
9 1 (0.80%) Clustering
9 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.60%) Windows
2 11 (8.80%) Linux
3 10 (8.00%) Solaris
4 3 (2.40%) UNIX
5 2 (1.60%) VMS
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (22.40%) Test Strategy
3 25 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 20 (16.00%) TDD
4 20 (16.00%) Unit Testing
4 20 (16.00%) Test Scripting
4 20 (16.00%) Test Automation
5 18 (14.40%) Automated Testing
6 17 (13.60%) Regression Testing
7 14 (11.20%) Non-Functional Testing
8 13 (10.40%) Manual Testing
8 13 (10.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (9.60%) Mentoring
9 12 (9.60%) BDD
9 12 (9.60%) Security Testing
10 11 (8.80%) Scrum
10 11 (8.80%) E-Commerce
10 11 (8.80%) System Testing
10 11 (8.80%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (8.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.00%) SQL
2 21 (16.80%) Shell Script
3 19 (15.20%) C#
4 15 (12.00%) PL/SQL
5 14 (11.20%) Perl
5 14 (11.20%) Java
6 13 (10.40%) PowerShell
7 11 (8.80%) VBA
7 11 (8.80%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.40%) Korn
8 8 (6.40%) AWK
9 6 (4.80%) C++
9 6 (4.80%) C
10 5 (4.00%) PHP
10 5 (4.00%) Python
11 3 (2.40%) Scala
12 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.60%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (24.80%) ISEB
2 22 (17.60%) ISTQB
3 14 (11.20%) Degree
4 7 (5.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.80%) IBM Certification
6 3 (2.40%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (22.40%) QA
2 14 (11.20%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.80%) SRDF
2 6 (4.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 6 (4.80%) NFS
3 4 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.60%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (15.20%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 42 (33.60%) HP
2 31 (24.80%) Oracle
3 23 (18.40%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.00%) Ab Initio
4 10 (8.00%) VMware
5 8 (6.40%) IBM
6 6 (4.80%) Brocade
6 6 (4.80%) Fujitsu
6 6 (4.80%) EMC
6 6 (4.80%) Cisco
6 6 (4.80%) NetApp
6 6 (4.80%) Hitachi
7 4 (3.20%) SAP
8 3 (2.40%) Citrix
8 3 (2.40%) Sun
9 2 (1.60%) BEA
10 1 (0.80%) Sybase
10 1 (0.80%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.80%) ServiceNow
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