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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 183 200 223
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +23
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 81 57 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.02% 0.75% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.98% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 65 41 33
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6240 5806 6310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.23% 75.91% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5121 4860 5338
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Essex +34 38 £72,500 +38.09% 1
Bedfordshire -5 15 £48,750 +11.42% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 14 £33,000 -18.01%
Hertfordshire -17 12 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Norfolk +13 1 £37,000 -7.50%
Suffolk +9 1 £32,500 +22.64% 1
Performance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 54 (35.06%) QA
2 47 (30.52%) SQL
3 46 (29.87%) Test Automation
4 45 (29.22%) HP
5 39 (25.32%) HP Quality Center
6 32 (20.78%) .NET
7 31 (20.13%) Java
7 31 (20.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (18.18%) Software Testing
9 26 (16.88%) Microsoft
10 25 (16.23%) ISTQB
11 24 (15.58%) Degree
12 23 (14.94%) ISEB
12 23 (14.94%) Oracle
13 22 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 22 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (13.64%) Windows
14 21 (13.64%) E-Commerce
15 19 (12.34%) Perl
15 19 (12.34%) Scrum
15 19 (12.34%) Test Scripting
15 19 (12.34%) Git (software)
16 18 (11.69%) TDD
17 17 (11.04%) ASP.NET
17 17 (11.04%) Marketing
18 16 (10.39%) Test Management
18 16 (10.39%) Capacity Planning
18 16 (10.39%) Visual Studio
18 16 (10.39%) MVC
19 14 (9.09%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (3.25%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.95%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Magento
1 5 (3.25%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.84%) GitHub
2 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.79%) HTTP
2 4 (2.60%) Internet
2 4 (2.60%) SAN
2 4 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (2.60%) Wireless
3 2 (1.30%) LAN
3 2 (1.30%) NAS
3 2 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.30%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.65%) VLAN
4 1 (0.65%) LTE
4 1 (0.65%) 3G
4 1 (0.65%) Firewall
4 1 (0.65%) 2G
4 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.65%) DNS
4 1 (0.65%) SSL
4 1 (0.65%) FTP
4 1 (0.65%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.95%) TKPROF
5 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (12.34%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.39%) Visual Studio
3 14 (9.09%) JIRA
4 11 (7.14%) LoadRunner
5 9 (5.84%) Selenium
5 9 (5.84%) Jasmine
6 7 (4.55%) JMeter
6 7 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (2.60%) Fiddler
8 3 (1.95%) Zephyr
9 2 (1.30%) Facilita Forecast
9 2 (1.30%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.30%) Rational Performance Tester
9 2 (1.30%) Hudson
10 1 (0.65%) WatiN
10 1 (0.65%) TestDirector
General
1 17 (11.04%) Marketing
2 14 (9.09%) Finance
3 8 (5.19%) Front Office
4 3 (1.95%) Local Government
4 3 (1.95%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) International Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Back Office
5 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (33.12%) Test Manager
2 39 (25.32%) Performance Manager
3 35 (22.73%) Performance Test Manager
4 33 (21.43%) Analyst
5 27 (17.53%) Test Analyst
6 21 (13.64%) Test Engineer
7 16 (10.39%) Software Engineer
8 12 (7.79%) Architect
9 10 (6.49%) Capacity Planning Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) Technical Architect
10 8 (5.19%) Software Test Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) Lead Technical Architect
10 8 (5.19%) Lead Architect
11 7 (4.55%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
12 6 (3.90%) Tester
12 6 (3.90%) Senior Test Analyst
12 6 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (20.78%) .NET
2 17 (11.04%) ASP.NET
3 14 (9.09%) XML
4 13 (8.44%) Web Services
5 10 (6.49%) HTML
5 10 (6.49%) WCF
6 9 (5.84%) JSON
6 9 (5.84%) jQuery
6 9 (5.84%) Ajax
6 9 (5.84%) HTML5
6 9 (5.84%) Backbone.js
6 9 (5.84%) KnockoutJS
6 9 (5.84%) CSS3
6 9 (5.84%) CSS
7 7 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (3.25%) J2EE
9 2 (1.30%) REST
10 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.65%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.90%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.25%) Social Media
4 4 (2.60%) Replication
5 3 (1.95%) Wiki
5 3 (1.95%) Open Source
5 3 (1.95%) Clustering
6 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.30%) Life Science
6 2 (1.30%) Chemistry
6 2 (1.30%) Biology
7 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.64%) Windows
2 12 (7.79%) UNIX
2 12 (7.79%) Linux
3 8 (5.19%) Solaris
4 5 (3.25%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.95%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.30%) Android
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.87%) Test Automation
2 31 (20.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 22 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 19 (12.34%) Scrum
6 19 (12.34%) Test Scripting
7 18 (11.69%) TDD
8 16 (10.39%) Test Management
8 16 (10.39%) Capacity Planning
8 16 (10.39%) MVC
9 14 (9.09%) OO
9 14 (9.09%) Security Testing
10 13 (8.44%) Automated Testing
11 12 (7.79%) Unit Testing
11 12 (7.79%) Test Strategy
12 11 (7.14%) Agile Testing
12 11 (7.14%) Regression Testing
13 9 (5.84%) Web Testing
13 9 (5.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 47 (30.52%) SQL
2 31 (20.13%) Java
3 19 (12.34%) Perl
4 12 (7.79%) Python
4 12 (7.79%) C#
5 11 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.19%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.25%) Korn
7 5 (3.25%) AWK
7 5 (3.25%) PHP
7 5 (3.25%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.25%) VBA
8 2 (1.30%) C++
8 2 (1.30%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 25 (16.23%) ISTQB
2 24 (15.58%) Degree
3 23 (14.94%) ISEB
4 10 (6.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.95%) CCIE
5 3 (1.95%) CCNP
6 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.30%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.65%) MCTS
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.65%) MCSE
7 1 (0.65%) MCSA
7 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (35.06%) QA
2 8 (5.19%) SLA
3 3 (1.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.95%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.95%) SRDF
2 3 (1.95%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (1.30%) NFS
4 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (25.32%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.95%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 45 (29.22%) HP
2 26 (16.88%) Microsoft
3 23 (14.94%) Oracle
4 10 (6.49%) Sybase
5 8 (5.19%) SAP
6 5 (3.25%) JD Edwards
6 5 (3.25%) Cisco
6 5 (3.25%) Sun
7 4 (2.60%) VMware
8 3 (1.95%) Google
8 3 (1.95%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.95%) EMC
8 3 (1.95%) NetApp
8 3 (1.95%) Hitachi
8 3 (1.95%) IBM
9 2 (1.30%) SOASTA, Inc
9 2 (1.30%) BEA
9 2 (1.30%) Atmel
9 2 (1.30%) VocaLink
9 2 (1.30%) Fujitsu
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