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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 197 195 235
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +40
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 55 40 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 0.59% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.73% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 39
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
6265 5454 6847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.73% 80.23% 76.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5004 4343 5904
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Hertfordshire +7 24 £60,000 -27.27%
Essex -17 13 £85,000 +132.87% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 9 £40,000 -6.43% 2
Bedfordshire -2 7 £67,500 +58.82% 1
Suffolk - 1 £35,000 -
Performance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 33 (30.00%) SQL
2 32 (29.09%) HP
3 31 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (28.18%) QA
4 29 (26.36%) Oracle
5 25 (22.73%) Finance
6 22 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 22 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 22 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 20 (18.18%) Test Strategy
8 19 (17.27%) Shell Script
8 19 (17.27%) Test Scripting
9 18 (16.36%) .NET
9 18 (16.36%) Automated Testing
9 18 (16.36%) Manual Testing
10 17 (15.45%) C#
10 17 (15.45%) Perl
10 17 (15.45%) ISEB
10 17 (15.45%) TDD
10 17 (15.45%) .NET Framework
10 17 (15.45%) Unit Testing
11 16 (14.55%) MS Excel
12 15 (13.64%) Windows
13 14 (12.73%) PL/SQL
13 14 (12.73%) Regression Testing
13 14 (12.73%) Oracle Database
14 13 (11.82%) ISTQB
14 13 (11.82%) PCI DSS
14 13 (11.82%) PowerShell
14 13 (11.82%) Inversion of Control

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.91%) Drupal
2 1 (0.91%) Moodle
Applications
1 16 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) SAN
1 9 (8.18%) NAS
2 6 (5.45%) Firewall
3 5 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (3.64%) HTTP
4 4 (3.64%) IPv4
4 4 (3.64%) IPv6
5 3 (2.73%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.73%) Oracle Database
2 10 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.27%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.82%) Big Data
5 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (11.82%) Moq
2 12 (10.91%) LoadRunner
3 10 (9.09%) Selenium
4 9 (8.18%) JIRA
5 4 (3.64%) NUnit
5 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.64%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (3.64%) Fiddler
6 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (2.73%) JUnit
6 3 (2.73%) TestDirector
6 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.73%) MSTest
7 1 (0.91%) WatiN
7 1 (0.91%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.91%) JMeter
7 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.91%) Hudson
7 1 (0.91%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.91%) Selenium IDE
General
1 25 (22.73%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Banking
2 9 (8.18%) Marketing
3 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.73%) Retail
5 2 (1.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (23.64%) Analyst
2 21 (19.09%) Architect
3 19 (17.27%) Test Manager
4 18 (16.36%) Test Analyst
5 16 (14.55%) Developer
6 13 (11.82%) Test Architect
7 10 (9.09%) Tester
7 10 (9.09%) .NET Developer
8 9 (8.18%) Software Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) Performance Analyst
9 8 (7.27%) Performance Manager
9 8 (7.27%) Capacity Analyst
9 8 (7.27%) Performance Test Manager
10 5 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Automated Test Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) Test Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) Senior Manager
10 5 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.36%) .NET
2 17 (15.45%) .NET Framework
3 12 (10.91%) Web Services
4 8 (7.27%) REST
5 5 (4.55%) HTML
6 4 (3.64%) XML
6 4 (3.64%) jQuery
6 4 (3.64%) SOAP
6 4 (3.64%) HTML5
7 2 (1.82%) CSS
7 2 (1.82%) J2EE
8 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.91%) Middleware
8 1 (0.91%) LAMP
8 1 (0.91%) WinForms
8 1 (0.91%) RESTful
8 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.91%) WCF
8 1 (0.91%) WPF
8 1 (0.91%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (5.45%) Replication
3 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.64%) Chemistry
4 4 (3.64%) Biology
4 4 (3.64%) Life Science
4 4 (3.64%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.73%) iPhone
6 2 (1.82%) DTV
6 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.64%) Windows
2 8 (7.27%) Solaris
2 8 (7.27%) Linux
3 2 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 22 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 20 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 19 (17.27%) Test Scripting
5 18 (16.36%) Manual Testing
5 18 (16.36%) Automated Testing
6 17 (15.45%) TDD
6 17 (15.45%) Unit Testing
7 14 (12.73%) Regression Testing
8 13 (11.82%) Non-Functional Testing
9 11 (10.00%) BDD
9 11 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (9.09%) Software Architecture
10 10 (9.09%) Low Latency
10 10 (9.09%) Scrum
11 8 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (7.27%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.00%) SQL
2 19 (17.27%) Shell Script
3 17 (15.45%) C#
3 17 (15.45%) Perl
4 14 (12.73%) PL/SQL
5 13 (11.82%) PowerShell
6 12 (10.91%) Java
7 11 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 10 (9.09%) VBA
9 7 (6.36%) Python
9 7 (6.36%) AWK
9 7 (6.36%) Korn
10 5 (4.55%) PHP
11 3 (2.73%) Scala
12 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.82%) C
12 2 (1.82%) C++
13 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (15.45%) ISEB
2 13 (11.82%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.45%) Degree
4 5 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.55%) IBM Certification
5 2 (1.82%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (28.18%) QA
2 13 (11.82%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.64%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.73%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.55%) SRDF
2 5 (4.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 5 (4.55%) NFS
3 4 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (29.09%) HP
2 29 (26.36%) Oracle
3 22 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (9.09%) Ab Initio
5 9 (8.18%) VMware
6 5 (4.55%) Brocade
6 5 (4.55%) Fujitsu
6 5 (4.55%) Hitachi
6 5 (4.55%) NetApp
6 5 (4.55%) EMC
6 5 (4.55%) Cisco
6 5 (4.55%) IBM
7 4 (3.64%) SAP
8 2 (1.82%) BEA
8 2 (1.82%) Sun
9 1 (0.91%) VocaLink
9 1 (0.91%) ServiceNow
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: circa £21 - £30 + benefits upon experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago