The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 213 230 228
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 69 47 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.79% 0.54% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.72% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 56 31 35
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -5.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6763 6571 6797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 77.34% 75.74% 73.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5560 5654 5635
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Performance Testing
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +6 28 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Essex +1 26 £75,000 +120.58% 1
Bedfordshire - 6 £37,500 - 2
Hertfordshire -8 4 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Norfolk - 3 £40,000 -
Suffolk -6 2 £23,000 +2.22%
Performance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 38 (35.19%) SQL
1 38 (35.19%) Test Automation
2 34 (31.48%) HP Quality Center
3 33 (30.56%) ISTQB
4 31 (28.70%) Degree
5 29 (26.85%) Java
6 28 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (25.00%) ISEB
8 26 (24.07%) HP
9 24 (22.22%) QA
10 23 (21.30%) Software Testing
11 21 (19.44%) .NET
11 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
12 20 (18.52%) E-Commerce
12 20 (18.52%) Scrum
13 18 (16.67%) Finance
13 18 (16.67%) Security Testing
14 17 (15.74%) Ajax
14 17 (15.74%) Computer Science
14 17 (15.74%) Software Engineering
14 17 (15.74%) OO
14 17 (15.74%) Web Services
15 16 (14.81%) XML
15 16 (14.81%) JavaScript
15 16 (14.81%) TDD
15 16 (14.81%) Git (software)
16 14 (12.96%) Unit Testing
16 14 (12.96%) Test Scripting
16 14 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (12.96%) LoadRunner

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 5 (4.63%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (4.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.70%) IIS
2 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Project
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.26%) GitHub
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.11%) HTTP
2 5 (4.63%) Internet
3 3 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.78%) Wireless
3 3 (2.78%) SAN
4 2 (1.85%) LAN
5 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.93%) SSL
5 1 (0.93%) STUN
5 1 (0.93%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (4.63%) DB2
3 5 (4.63%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.96%) LoadRunner
3 12 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (9.26%) Jasmine
5 8 (7.41%) JIRA
5 8 (7.41%) JMeter
6 6 (5.56%) Selenium
7 5 (4.63%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.93%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.93%) XMLSpy
8 1 (0.93%) MyEclipse
8 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Local Government
2 4 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) International Banking
3 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (24.07%) Test Manager
2 23 (21.30%) Performance Manager
3 22 (20.37%) Software Engineer
4 19 (17.59%) Analyst
5 18 (16.67%) Test Analyst
6 14 (12.96%) Performance Test Manager
7 13 (12.04%) Test Engineer
8 11 (10.19%) Senior Test Analyst
8 11 (10.19%) Tester
8 11 (10.19%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (9.26%) C# Software Engineer
9 10 (9.26%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (9.26%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 9 (8.33%) Senior Tester
10 9 (8.33%) Testing Manager
11 8 (7.41%) Test Leader
11 8 (7.41%) Software Tester
12 7 (6.48%) Agile Test Analyst
12 7 (6.48%) Software Test Analyst
12 7 (6.48%) Senior Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.44%) .NET
2 17 (15.74%) Web Services
2 17 (15.74%) Ajax
3 16 (14.81%) XML
4 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET
5 12 (11.11%) HTML
5 12 (11.11%) jQuery
6 11 (10.19%) WCF
6 11 (10.19%) HTML5
6 11 (10.19%) CSS
7 10 (9.26%) JSON
7 10 (9.26%) CSS3
7 10 (9.26%) Backbone.js
7 10 (9.26%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (4.63%) JSF
8 5 (4.63%) JSP
8 5 (4.63%) Struts
9 4 (3.70%) EJB
9 4 (3.70%) J2EE
10 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.19%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.56%) Social Media
3 6 (5.56%) Clustering
4 5 (4.63%) Replication
5 4 (3.70%) Wiki
6 2 (1.85%) Open Source
6 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.85%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.11%) UNIX
2 10 (9.26%) Linux
3 7 (6.48%) Windows
4 5 (4.63%) AIX
5 4 (3.70%) Solaris
5 4 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.19%) Test Automation
2 28 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.30%) Software Testing
4 20 (18.52%) E-Commerce
4 20 (18.52%) Scrum
5 18 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 17 (15.74%) OO
6 17 (15.74%) Software Engineering
7 16 (14.81%) TDD
8 14 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (12.96%) Unit Testing
8 14 (12.96%) Test Scripting
9 13 (12.04%) MVC
10 12 (11.11%) SOA
10 12 (11.11%) Test Management
11 11 (10.19%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (9.26%) Test Strategy
12 10 (9.26%) Load Testing
13 8 (7.41%) Regression Testing
14 7 (6.48%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.19%) SQL
2 29 (26.85%) Java
3 16 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.04%) C#
5 10 (9.26%) Python
6 6 (5.56%) Perl
7 4 (3.70%) PHP
8 1 (0.93%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.93%) Ruby
8 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 33 (30.56%) ISTQB
2 31 (28.70%) Degree
3 27 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.93%) SRDF
1 1 (0.93%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 34 (31.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (24.07%) HP
2 9 (8.33%) Oracle
2 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.63%) Sybase
3 5 (4.63%) JBoss
4 4 (3.70%) SAP
4 4 (3.70%) Sun
4 4 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.78%) Google
5 3 (2.78%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.93%) VMware
6 1 (0.93%) Sunopsis
6 1 (0.93%) Atmel
6 1 (0.93%) IBM
6 1 (0.93%) EMC
6 1 (0.93%) Hitachi
6 1 (0.93%) NetApp
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + pension, life insurance, childcare voucers
Posted: Yesterday
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex
Roc Search
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, London, South East, UK
easyJet
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 9 days ago