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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 195 216 225
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +9
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 61 69 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.82% 0.80% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.02% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 49 56 31
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
5957 6755 6645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.83% 78.36% 76.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4837 5542 5721
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Cambridgeshire +6 22 £41,750 -16.50% 2
Bedfordshire +33 14 £86,000 +129.33% 1
Hertfordshire +9 13 £62,500 +78.57%
Essex -12 9 £80,000 +6.66% 2
Suffolk +11 3 £35,000 +52.17%
Performance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 40 (33.33%) SQL
1 40 (33.33%) HP
2 37 (30.83%) LoadRunner
3 36 (30.00%) Finance
4 35 (29.17%) Test Strategy
5 34 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (26.67%) Java
7 31 (25.83%) Oracle
8 28 (23.33%) ISEB
9 26 (21.67%) QA
10 22 (18.33%) Automated Testing
11 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 20 (16.67%) Windows
11 20 (16.67%) ISTQB
11 20 (16.67%) Selenium
12 19 (15.83%) HP Quality Center
12 19 (15.83%) Shell Script
13 18 (15.00%) JMeter
14 17 (14.17%) Regression Testing
14 17 (14.17%) Linux
14 17 (14.17%) Oracle Database
15 16 (13.33%) Perl
15 16 (13.33%) PL/SQL
16 15 (12.50%) IBM
16 15 (12.50%) Unit Testing
16 15 (12.50%) Software Testing
17 14 (11.67%) Software Engineering
17 14 (11.67%) Test Scripting
17 14 (11.67%) Capacity Planning
17 14 (11.67%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (9.17%) Tomcat
2 10 (8.33%) JBoss
3 8 (6.67%) Drupal
4 7 (5.83%) Apache
4 7 (5.83%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (5.83%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.67%) IIS
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.17%) HTTP
2 10 (8.33%) SAN
3 8 (6.67%) Internet
4 7 (5.83%) NAS
4 7 (5.83%) HTTPS
5 5 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (4.17%) VLAN
6 2 (1.67%) Firewall
6 2 (1.67%) IPv4
6 2 (1.67%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.17%) Oracle Database
2 9 (7.50%) Big Data
3 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.83%) DB2
5 5 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (30.83%) LoadRunner
2 20 (16.67%) Selenium
3 18 (15.00%) JMeter
4 12 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (7.50%) NUnit
6 8 (6.67%) MSTest
7 7 (5.83%) Jenkins
7 7 (5.83%) JIRA
7 7 (5.83%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (4.17%) LoadUI
9 4 (3.33%) Fiddler
10 3 (2.50%) Moq
10 3 (2.50%) JProfiler
10 3 (2.50%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.67%) Capybara
11 2 (1.67%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.67%) RSpec
11 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.67%) Firebug
12 1 (0.83%) WatiN
General
1 36 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (5.00%) Retail
2 6 (5.00%) Marketing
3 5 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (22.50%) Analyst
1 27 (22.50%) Test Manager
2 22 (18.33%) Architect
3 16 (13.33%) Tester
4 15 (12.50%) Test Architect
5 14 (11.67%) Performance Analyst
6 13 (10.83%) Developer
7 12 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 12 (10.00%) Performance Manager
8 11 (9.17%) Performance Test Manager
9 10 (8.33%) Software Engineer
10 8 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
11 5 (4.17%) Automation Tester
11 5 (4.17%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Performance Tester
11 5 (4.17%) Test Engineer
12 4 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
12 4 (3.33%) .NET Developer
12 4 (3.33%) Capacity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.67%) .NET
1 8 (6.67%) J2EE
2 7 (5.83%) Web Services
2 7 (5.83%) .NET Framework
3 6 (5.00%) HTML
3 6 (5.00%) WPF
3 6 (5.00%) REST
4 4 (3.33%) HTML5
4 4 (3.33%) jQuery
4 4 (3.33%) XML
5 3 (2.50%) CSS
5 3 (2.50%) Ajax
6 2 (1.67%) SOAP
6 2 (1.67%) Flash
7 1 (0.83%) J2SE
7 1 (0.83%) LAMP
7 1 (0.83%) WinForms
7 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.83%) WCF
7 1 (0.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.67%) Replication
3 7 (5.83%) Statistics
4 5 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.33%) Life Science
5 4 (3.33%) Chemistry
5 4 (3.33%) Biology
5 4 (3.33%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.67%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.83%) Clustering
8 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.67%) Windows
2 17 (14.17%) Linux
3 7 (5.83%) AIX
4 5 (4.17%) Solaris
5 2 (1.67%) VMS
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.17%) Test Strategy
2 34 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.33%) Automated Testing
4 17 (14.17%) Regression Testing
5 15 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 15 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 14 (11.67%) Test Scripting
6 14 (11.67%) Test Automation
6 14 (11.67%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (11.67%) Software Engineering
7 13 (10.83%) User Stories
7 13 (10.83%) Test Planning
8 11 (9.17%) OO
8 11 (9.17%) E-Commerce
9 10 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (7.50%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.50%) TDD
10 9 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.33%) SQL
2 32 (26.67%) Java
3 19 (15.83%) Shell Script
4 16 (13.33%) Perl
4 16 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 14 (11.67%) PHP
5 14 (11.67%) JavaScript
5 14 (11.67%) C#
6 11 (9.17%) AWK
7 9 (7.50%) Python
8 7 (5.83%) C++
8 7 (5.83%) C
9 4 (3.33%) VBA
9 4 (3.33%) Korn
10 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.50%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.50%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.67%) Ruby
11 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (23.33%) ISEB
2 20 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 12 (10.00%) Degree
4 6 (5.00%) IBM Certification
5 5 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (21.67%) QA
2 8 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.00%) SRDF
2 6 (5.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 5 (4.17%) NFS
4 3 (2.50%) Firmware
5 2 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (15.83%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 40 (33.33%) HP
2 31 (25.83%) Oracle
3 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 15 (12.50%) IBM
5 8 (6.67%) Sun
5 8 (6.67%) VMware
6 6 (5.00%) Brocade
6 6 (5.00%) Fujitsu
6 6 (5.00%) EMC
6 6 (5.00%) Hitachi
6 6 (5.00%) Cisco
6 6 (5.00%) NetApp
7 4 (3.33%) TOWER Software
8 3 (2.50%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.50%) Citrix
9 2 (1.67%) SAP
10 1 (0.83%) Cognos
10 1 (0.83%) Sybase
10 1 (0.83%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.83%) Informatica
Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £86000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £24 - £30k upon experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Biovia
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago