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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 214 211 227
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 47 64 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.63% 0.76% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.98% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37 46 25
Average salary £45,000 £65,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +73.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £76,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
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 6563 6376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.21% 77.99% 76.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4895 5387 5479
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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 +12 19 £38,500 -23.00% 2
Hertfordshire -1 12 £62,500 +8.69% 4
Bedfordshire +20 10 £86,000 -
Suffolk +12 5 £35,000 - 1
Essex -26 1 - - 1
Performance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 43 (37.07%) HP
2 41 (35.34%) LoadRunner
3 39 (33.62%) Java
4 37 (31.90%) Finance
5 36 (31.03%) SQL
6 35 (30.17%) Oracle
6 35 (30.17%) Test Strategy
7 28 (24.14%) QA
8 26 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (22.41%) ISEB
8 26 (22.41%) Selenium
9 21 (18.10%) Microsoft
10 20 (17.24%) JMeter
10 20 (17.24%) Automated Testing
11 19 (16.38%) ISTQB
11 19 (16.38%) HP Quality Center
12 18 (15.52%) Shell Script
12 18 (15.52%) Regression Testing
12 18 (15.52%) User Stories
13 17 (14.66%) Oracle Database
13 17 (14.66%) C#
13 17 (14.66%) Windows
14 16 (13.79%) Linux
14 16 (13.79%) PL/SQL
15 15 (12.93%) Unit Testing
16 14 (12.07%) PHP
16 14 (12.07%) IBM
16 14 (12.07%) Test Planning
17 13 (11.21%) Test Scripting
17 13 (11.21%) Capacity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (9.48%) Tomcat
2 10 (8.62%) JBoss
3 7 (6.03%) Apache
3 7 (6.03%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (6.03%) Drupal
3 7 (6.03%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.72%) IIS
5 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Magento
2 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) HTTP
2 8 (6.90%) Internet
3 7 (6.03%) HTTPS
3 7 (6.03%) SAN
4 5 (4.31%) VLAN
5 4 (3.45%) NAS
5 4 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.66%) Oracle Database
2 10 (8.62%) Big Data
3 7 (6.03%) DB2
4 6 (5.17%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (35.34%) LoadRunner
2 26 (22.41%) Selenium
3 20 (17.24%) JMeter
4 12 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (10.34%) NUnit
5 10 (8.62%) Jenkins
6 9 (7.76%) JIRA
7 7 (6.03%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (6.03%) MSTest
8 6 (5.17%) Cucumber
8 6 (5.17%) LoadUI
9 4 (3.45%) RSpec
9 4 (3.45%) Capybara
10 3 (2.59%) JProfiler
11 2 (1.72%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (1.72%) Moq
11 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.72%) Firebug
11 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.86%) Selenium IDE
General
1 37 (31.90%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Retail
3 5 (4.31%) Marketing
4 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.59%) Banking
4 3 (2.59%) Games
5 1 (0.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (23.28%) Test Manager
2 23 (19.83%) Analyst
3 19 (16.38%) Tester
4 18 (15.52%) Architect
5 15 (12.93%) Developer
5 15 (12.93%) Test Architect
6 13 (11.21%) Performance Analyst
7 12 (10.34%) Performance Manager
8 11 (9.48%) Performance Test Manager
9 10 (8.62%) Selenium Tester
10 8 (6.90%) Test Analyst
11 6 (5.17%) Automation Tester
11 6 (5.17%) QA Analyst
11 6 (5.17%) Software Developer
12 5 (4.31%) Consultant
12 5 (4.31%) Performance Tester
13 4 (3.45%) Firmware Engineer
13 4 (3.45%) Performance Test Analyst
13 4 (3.45%) Senior QA Manager
13 4 (3.45%) Performance Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) HTML
1 8 (6.90%) J2EE
2 6 (5.17%) WPF
2 6 (5.17%) .NET
3 4 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.59%) CSS
4 3 (2.59%) Ajax
5 2 (1.72%) Flash
5 2 (1.72%) Web Services
6 1 (0.86%) WinForms
6 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.86%) XML
6 1 (0.86%) J2SE
6 1 (0.86%) jQuery
6 1 (0.86%) WCF
6 1 (0.86%) REST
6 1 (0.86%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.76%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.90%) Statistics
2 8 (6.90%) Replication
3 6 (5.17%) Mathematics
3 6 (5.17%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.45%) NHS
5 4 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.59%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.72%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.86%) User Experience
8 1 (0.86%) DTV
8 1 (0.86%) Clustering
8 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.86%) Online Games
8 1 (0.86%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.86%) Biology
8 1 (0.86%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.66%) Windows
2 16 (13.79%) Linux
3 7 (6.03%) AIX
4 4 (3.45%) Solaris
5 2 (1.72%) VMS
6 1 (0.86%) UNIX
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.17%) Test Strategy
2 26 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (17.24%) Automated Testing
4 18 (15.52%) Regression Testing
4 18 (15.52%) User Stories
5 15 (12.93%) Unit Testing
6 14 (12.07%) Test Planning
7 13 (11.21%) Test Scripting
7 13 (11.21%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (10.34%) Test Automation
8 12 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 12 (10.34%) Mentoring
9 11 (9.48%) OO
9 11 (9.48%) Software Testing
10 10 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (6.90%) Strategic Planning
11 8 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (6.90%) Web Testing
11 8 (6.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.62%) Java
2 36 (31.03%) SQL
3 18 (15.52%) Shell Script
4 17 (14.66%) C#
5 16 (13.79%) PL/SQL
6 14 (12.07%) PHP
7 12 (10.34%) Perl
8 10 (8.62%) AWK
9 9 (7.76%) Python
9 9 (7.76%) JavaScript
10 8 (6.90%) C++
10 8 (6.90%) C
11 4 (3.45%) Ruby
11 4 (3.45%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.59%) VBA
12 3 (2.59%) Korn
13 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (22.41%) ISEB
2 19 (16.38%) ISTQB
3 11 (9.48%) Degree
4 5 (4.31%) IBM Certification
5 4 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.59%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (24.14%) QA
2 7 (6.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (4.31%) SRDF
1 5 (4.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 4 (3.45%) NFS
2 4 (3.45%) Firmware
3 3 (2.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (16.38%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 43 (37.07%) HP
2 35 (30.17%) Oracle
3 21 (18.10%) Microsoft
4 14 (12.07%) IBM
5 8 (6.90%) SAP
5 8 (6.90%) Sun
6 7 (6.03%) Citrix
7 5 (4.31%) NetApp
7 5 (4.31%) TOWER Software
7 5 (4.31%) VMware
7 5 (4.31%) Hitachi
7 5 (4.31%) Cisco
7 5 (4.31%) EMC
7 5 (4.31%) Brocade
7 5 (4.31%) Fujitsu
8 4 (3.45%) Siebel
9 2 (1.72%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.86%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.86%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.86%) Sybase
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