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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 197 200 210
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 69 68 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.98% 0.93% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.11% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 61 52 32
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
5987 6107 5629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.16% 83.30% 82.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4850 4874 4542
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,090 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +28 41 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Hertfordshire +8 14 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Essex -14 10 £47,500 -38.70%
Bedfordshire -1 4 £71,250 +5.55%
Performance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 56 (43.41%) Agile Software Development
1 56 (43.41%) QA
2 45 (34.88%) Java
3 43 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 43 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 41 (31.78%) Selenium
5 34 (26.36%) ISEB
5 34 (26.36%) Degree
6 32 (24.81%) C#
7 31 (24.03%) ISTQB
7 31 (24.03%) Software Engineering
7 31 (24.03%) JMeter
8 30 (23.26%) Finance
8 30 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (22.48%) User Stories
10 28 (21.71%) Automation Testing
10 28 (21.71%) Microsoft
11 27 (20.93%) Software Testing
11 27 (20.93%) JIRA
12 26 (20.16%) Scrum
13 25 (19.38%) SQL
14 23 (17.83%) Automated Testing
15 22 (17.05%) Web Services
16 21 (16.28%) LoadRunner
16 21 (16.28%) NUnit
16 21 (16.28%) Computer Science
16 21 (16.28%) Unit Testing
17 20 (15.50%) Test Scripting
17 20 (15.50%) REST
17 20 (15.50%) Code Coverage

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (2.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.55%) JBoss
2 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.55%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.18%) HTTP
2 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.43%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.65%) Big Data
4 5 (3.88%) MySQL
5 2 (1.55%) DB2
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 41 (31.78%) Selenium
2 31 (24.03%) JMeter
3 27 (20.93%) JIRA
4 21 (16.28%) LoadRunner
4 21 (16.28%) NUnit
5 19 (14.73%) WebDriver
6 17 (13.18%) Visual Studio
7 15 (11.63%) Rhino Mocks
8 10 (7.75%) Hudson
9 9 (6.98%) Cucumber
10 8 (6.20%) Selenium IDE
11 7 (5.43%) Eclipse
11 7 (5.43%) HP UFT
11 7 (5.43%) Subversion
12 6 (4.65%) Appium
12 6 (4.65%) Git (software)
12 6 (4.65%) SoapUI
12 6 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (3.10%) Fiddler
14 3 (2.33%) QADirector
General
1 30 (23.26%) Finance
2 5 (3.88%) Marketing
3 3 (2.33%) Retail
4 2 (1.55%) Automotive
4 2 (1.55%) Banking
4 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) Games
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (24.03%) Test Engineer
2 21 (16.28%) Developer
3 20 (15.50%) Tester
4 19 (14.73%) Automation Engineer
4 19 (14.73%) Developer in Test
4 19 (14.73%) Test Automation Engineer
5 18 (13.95%) Analyst
6 15 (11.63%) C# Developer
7 13 (10.08%) Automation Tester
8 12 (9.30%) Software Test Engineer
9 11 (8.53%) Architect
9 11 (8.53%) Java Engineer
9 11 (8.53%) Test Analyst
10 9 (6.98%) QA Manager
11 8 (6.20%) QA Engineer
11 8 (6.20%) QA Test Engineer
11 8 (6.20%) Test Leader
12 7 (5.43%) Performance Analyst
12 7 (5.43%) QA Automation Engineer
12 7 (5.43%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.05%) Web Services
2 20 (15.50%) REST
3 19 (14.73%) HTML
4 16 (12.40%) XML
5 15 (11.63%) SOAP
6 6 (4.65%) JSON
6 6 (4.65%) WPF
7 5 (3.88%) Gherkin
8 3 (2.33%) .NET
8 3 (2.33%) CSS
8 3 (2.33%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (16.28%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.75%) Replication
4 9 (6.98%) Statistics
5 6 (4.65%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.65%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.33%) Life Science
7 2 (1.55%) IVR
7 2 (1.55%) User Experience
8 1 (0.78%) Biology
8 1 (0.78%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.78%) Fintech
8 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.78%) iPhone
8 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.65%) Unix
2 2 (1.55%) Linux
3 1 (0.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (43.41%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 43 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 31 (24.03%) Software Engineering
4 29 (22.48%) User Stories
5 28 (21.71%) Automation Testing
6 27 (20.93%) Software Testing
7 26 (20.16%) Scrum
8 23 (17.83%) Automated Testing
9 21 (16.28%) Unit Testing
10 20 (15.50%) Code Coverage
10 20 (15.50%) Test Scripting
11 19 (14.73%) Functional Testing
11 19 (14.73%) SDLC
11 19 (14.73%) Workflow
12 16 (12.40%) TDD
13 15 (11.63%) Manual Testing
13 15 (11.63%) Security Testing
14 14 (10.85%) Workflow Management
15 13 (10.08%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (34.88%) Java
2 32 (24.81%) C#
3 25 (19.38%) SQL
4 20 (15.50%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.75%) Perl
6 8 (6.20%) Ruby
7 4 (3.10%) VBA
8 1 (0.78%) ANSI C
8 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.78%) C
8 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (26.36%) Degree
1 34 (26.36%) ISEB
2 31 (24.03%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.55%) PhD
7 1 (0.78%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (43.41%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.55%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 28 (21.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.75%) HP
3 9 (6.98%) Citrix
4 5 (3.88%) TOWER Software
5 4 (3.10%) Oracle
6 3 (2.33%) IBM
7 2 (1.55%) Cisco
7 2 (1.55%) SAP
7 2 (1.55%) Verint
8 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.78%) WorldPay
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