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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 206 194 228
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +34
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 50 53 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.66% 0.74% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.95% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 43 43 38
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
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
6022 5567 6956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.54% 78.23% 75.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4793 4690 5874
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £61,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Essex +10 16 £72,500 +42.15%
Cambridgeshire +5 13 £37,500 -6.25%
Hertfordshire -21 12 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Bedfordshire -28 9 £47,500 -
Performance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 52 (38.24%) QA
2 42 (30.88%) HP
3 37 (27.21%) SQL
4 33 (24.26%) Test Automation
5 29 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (20.59%) .NET
7 26 (19.12%) Microsoft
7 26 (19.12%) HP Quality Center
8 25 (18.38%) Test Scripting
8 25 (18.38%) Oracle
9 23 (16.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (16.91%) Software Testing
10 21 (15.44%) Java
10 21 (15.44%) Windows
11 19 (13.97%) Visual Studio
11 19 (13.97%) Perl
12 18 (13.24%) ISEB
13 17 (12.50%) Automated Testing
13 17 (12.50%) Marketing
14 16 (11.76%) ISTQB
14 16 (11.76%) TDD
14 16 (11.76%) Manual Testing
15 15 (11.03%) Scrum
15 15 (11.03%) Finance
15 15 (11.03%) Test Strategy
16 14 (10.29%) C#
16 14 (10.29%) Capacity Planning
17 13 (9.56%) SQL Server
17 13 (9.56%) People Management
18 12 (8.82%) Agile Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (1.47%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.74%) Moodle
2 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (1.47%) Magento
1 2 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.15%) HTTP
2 5 (3.68%) SAN
3 4 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (2.94%) NAS
4 3 (2.21%) Firewall
5 2 (1.47%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (1.47%) VLAN
6 1 (0.74%) LTE
6 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.74%) Wireless
6 1 (0.74%) 3G
6 1 (0.74%) 2G
6 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.74%) DNS
6 1 (0.74%) IPv4
6 1 (0.74%) SSL
6 1 (0.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.68%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (13.97%) Visual Studio
2 12 (8.82%) JIRA
2 12 (8.82%) Selenium
3 11 (8.09%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.88%) LoadRunner
5 6 (4.41%) Moq
6 4 (2.94%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.94%) TestDirector
6 4 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (2.94%) Fiddler
7 3 (2.21%) NUnit
7 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.21%) JMeter
7 3 (2.21%) JUnit
7 3 (2.21%) Hudson
8 2 (1.47%) Facilita Forecast
8 2 (1.47%) Rational Performance Tester
9 1 (0.74%) WatiN
9 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.74%) MSTest
General
1 17 (12.50%) Marketing
2 15 (11.03%) Finance
3 8 (5.88%) Front Office
4 3 (2.21%) Banking
4 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.47%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (32.35%) Test Manager
2 26 (19.12%) Analyst
2 26 (19.12%) Performance Manager
2 26 (19.12%) Performance Test Manager
3 20 (14.71%) Test Analyst
4 16 (11.76%) Architect
5 11 (8.09%) Test Engineer
6 10 (7.35%) Tester
7 9 (6.62%) Senior Manager
8 8 (5.88%) Technical Architect
8 8 (5.88%) Developer
8 8 (5.88%) Lead Architect
8 8 (5.88%) Lead Technical Architect
9 7 (5.15%) Performance Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) Capacity Planning Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) Capacity Analyst
10 6 (4.41%) Performance Analyst
11 5 (3.68%) Senior Test Manager
11 5 (3.68%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.59%) .NET
2 12 (8.82%) Web Services
3 11 (8.09%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.15%) .NET Framework
4 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (3.68%) WCF
5 5 (3.68%) HTML
5 5 (3.68%) XML
5 5 (3.68%) CSS
6 4 (2.94%) Backbone.js
6 4 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (2.94%) HTML5
6 4 (2.94%) CSS3
6 4 (2.94%) jQuery
6 4 (2.94%) JSON
6 4 (2.94%) Ajax
7 2 (1.47%) J2EE
7 2 (1.47%) REST
8 1 (0.74%) Middleware
8 1 (0.74%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.41%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.41%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (3.68%) Replication
4 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.21%) iPhone
5 3 (2.21%) User Experience
6 2 (1.47%) DTV
6 2 (1.47%) Open Source
6 2 (1.47%) Chemistry
6 2 (1.47%) Biology
6 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.47%) Life Science
7 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.44%) Windows
2 10 (7.35%) Linux
3 9 (6.62%) UNIX
4 6 (4.41%) Solaris
5 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.74%) Android
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.26%) Test Automation
2 29 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (18.38%) Test Scripting
4 23 (16.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (16.91%) Software Testing
5 17 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 16 (11.76%) TDD
6 16 (11.76%) Manual Testing
7 15 (11.03%) Scrum
7 15 (11.03%) Test Strategy
8 14 (10.29%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (9.56%) People Management
10 12 (8.82%) Agile Testing
11 11 (8.09%) BDD
11 11 (8.09%) Test Management
11 11 (8.09%) Regression Testing
11 11 (8.09%) MVC
12 10 (7.35%) Unit Testing
13 9 (6.62%) E-Commerce
13 9 (6.62%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.21%) SQL
2 21 (15.44%) Java
3 19 (13.97%) Perl
4 14 (10.29%) C#
5 11 (8.09%) Shell Script
6 10 (7.35%) Python
7 8 (5.88%) VBA
7 8 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.15%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.41%) PHP
9 6 (4.41%) AWK
9 6 (4.41%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.41%) Korn
10 3 (2.21%) Scala
11 2 (1.47%) C++
11 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.74%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (13.24%) ISEB
2 16 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 11 (8.09%) Degree
4 7 (5.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.94%) IBM Certification
6 3 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.21%) CCIE
6 3 (2.21%) CCNP
7 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.74%) MCTS
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.74%) MCSE
8 1 (0.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (38.24%) QA
2 8 (5.88%) SLA
3 5 (3.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.94%) NFS
2 4 (2.94%) SRDF
2 4 (2.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 3 (2.21%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (19.12%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.21%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.47%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 42 (30.88%) HP
2 26 (19.12%) Microsoft
3 25 (18.38%) Oracle
4 7 (5.15%) Sybase
4 7 (5.15%) SAP
4 7 (5.15%) Cisco
5 5 (3.68%) Ab Initio
5 5 (3.68%) VMware
6 4 (2.94%) NetApp
6 4 (2.94%) Hitachi
6 4 (2.94%) IBM
6 4 (2.94%) EMC
6 4 (2.94%) Fujitsu
6 4 (2.94%) Brocade
7 2 (1.47%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (1.47%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.47%) BEA
7 2 (1.47%) Sun
7 2 (1.47%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.74%) Atmel