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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 189 195 226
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +31
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 70 61 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.95% 0.85% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.07% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 52 42 34
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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
5932 5726 6363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.65% 80.24% 76.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4714 4639 5453
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Essex +1 29 £76,250 +7.01% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 16 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Hertfordshire +3 13 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Bedfordshire +15 8 £67,500 +80.00%
Suffolk -2 4 £40,000 +73.91%
Performance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (33.07%) HP
2 34 (26.77%) Finance
2 34 (26.77%) Oracle
3 33 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (25.20%) SQL
5 30 (23.62%) ISEB
6 27 (21.26%) LoadRunner
6 27 (21.26%) Test Strategy
7 24 (18.90%) QA
8 23 (18.11%) Unit Testing
9 22 (17.32%) Software Testing
10 21 (16.54%) TDD
10 21 (16.54%) Microsoft
11 20 (15.75%) .NET
11 20 (15.75%) Windows
11 20 (15.75%) Automated Testing
11 20 (15.75%) ISTQB
12 19 (14.96%) .NET Framework
12 19 (14.96%) HP Quality Center
13 18 (14.17%) Shell Script
13 18 (14.17%) C#
13 18 (14.17%) Java
14 17 (13.39%) MS Excel
15 16 (12.60%) Perl
15 16 (12.60%) Test Automation
16 15 (11.81%) Linux
17 14 (11.02%) PL/SQL
17 14 (11.02%) IBM
17 14 (11.02%) SAN
17 14 (11.02%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 5 (3.94%) Tomcat
1 5 (3.94%) Drupal
2 4 (3.15%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.15%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (3.15%) JBoss
2 4 (3.15%) Apache
3 3 (2.36%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.57%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Magento
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.02%) SAN
2 11 (8.66%) NAS
3 8 (6.30%) HTTP
4 7 (5.51%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (4.72%) VLAN
6 5 (3.94%) Internet
7 4 (3.15%) Firewall
7 4 (3.15%) HTTPS
7 4 (3.15%) IPv4
7 4 (3.15%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.24%) Oracle Database
2 10 (7.87%) NoSQL
2 10 (7.87%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.72%) Big Data
5 4 (3.15%) DB2
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (21.26%) LoadRunner
2 13 (10.24%) Moq
3 10 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (7.87%) JMeter
3 10 (7.87%) Selenium
4 9 (7.09%) MSTest
5 6 (4.72%) NUnit
6 5 (3.94%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (3.15%) JIRA
7 4 (3.15%) Fiddler
8 3 (2.36%) TestDirector
8 3 (2.36%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.36%) LoadUI
9 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.79%) WatiN
General
1 34 (26.77%) Finance
2 10 (7.87%) Banking
3 7 (5.51%) Marketing
4 6 (4.72%) Retail
5 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (23.62%) Analyst
2 25 (19.69%) Test Manager
3 23 (18.11%) Architect
4 19 (14.96%) Developer
5 15 (11.81%) Performance Analyst
6 14 (11.02%) Test Analyst
7 12 (9.45%) Performance Manager
7 12 (9.45%) Test Architect
8 11 (8.66%) Performance Test Manager
9 10 (7.87%) Software Engineer
9 10 (7.87%) .NET Developer
10 8 (6.30%) Capacity Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) Storage Architect
11 6 (4.72%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.72%) Tester
11 6 (4.72%) Senior Manager
12 5 (3.94%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.94%) Test Engineer
12 5 (3.94%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.75%) .NET
2 19 (14.96%) .NET Framework
3 9 (7.09%) Web Services
4 8 (6.30%) REST
5 7 (5.51%) J2EE
6 4 (3.15%) XML
6 4 (3.15%) HTML
6 4 (3.15%) SOAP
6 4 (3.15%) jQuery
6 4 (3.15%) HTML5
7 3 (2.36%) Ajax
7 3 (2.36%) WPF
8 2 (1.57%) Flash
9 1 (0.79%) J2SE
9 1 (0.79%) LAMP
9 1 (0.79%) WinForms
9 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.79%) CSS
9 1 (0.79%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.79%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (7.87%) Replication
3 9 (7.09%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.72%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.15%) Life Science
6 4 (3.15%) Statistics
6 4 (3.15%) Chemistry
6 4 (3.15%) Biology
7 3 (2.36%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.57%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.57%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.79%) Clustering
9 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.75%) Windows
2 15 (11.81%) Linux
3 9 (7.09%) Solaris
4 4 (3.15%) AIX
5 3 (2.36%) UNIX
6 2 (1.57%) VMS
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.26%) Test Strategy
3 23 (18.11%) Unit Testing
4 22 (17.32%) Software Testing
5 21 (16.54%) TDD
6 20 (15.75%) Automated Testing
7 16 (12.60%) Test Automation
8 14 (11.02%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (11.02%) Regression Testing
9 13 (10.24%) E-Commerce
9 13 (10.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (10.24%) Mentoring
10 12 (9.45%) Non-Functional Testing
10 12 (9.45%) BDD
10 12 (9.45%) Test Scripting
10 12 (9.45%) System Testing
11 11 (8.66%) Security Testing
12 10 (7.87%) OO
12 10 (7.87%) Software Engineering
12 10 (7.87%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.20%) SQL
2 18 (14.17%) Shell Script
2 18 (14.17%) C#
2 18 (14.17%) Java
3 16 (12.60%) Perl
4 14 (11.02%) PL/SQL
5 13 (10.24%) PowerShell
6 12 (9.45%) JavaScript
7 11 (8.66%) AWK
8 10 (7.87%) VBA
9 9 (7.09%) PHP
10 8 (6.30%) C
10 8 (6.30%) C++
11 7 (5.51%) Python
11 7 (5.51%) Korn
12 3 (2.36%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (23.62%) ISEB
2 20 (15.75%) ISTQB
3 13 (10.24%) Degree
4 8 (6.30%) IBM Certification
4 8 (6.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.15%) VCP4
6 3 (2.36%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.90%) QA
2 12 (9.45%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.30%) SRDF
2 8 (6.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 7 (5.51%) NFS
4 4 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.36%) Firmware
5 3 (2.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (14.96%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 42 (33.07%) HP
2 34 (26.77%) Oracle
3 21 (16.54%) Microsoft
4 14 (11.02%) IBM
5 12 (9.45%) VMware
6 10 (7.87%) Ab Initio
7 8 (6.30%) Brocade
7 8 (6.30%) Fujitsu
7 8 (6.30%) Cisco
7 8 (6.30%) EMC
7 8 (6.30%) Hitachi
7 8 (6.30%) NetApp
8 7 (5.51%) Sun
9 3 (2.36%) SAP
9 3 (2.36%) Citrix
10 2 (1.57%) BEA
11 1 (0.79%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.79%) Informatica
11 1 (0.79%) Cognos
11 1 (0.79%) Sybase
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago