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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 193 183 226
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +43
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 70 58 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.91% 0.80% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.04% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 64 44 36
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
6070 5594 6793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.79% 77.54% 75.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4885 4730 5739
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 £29,859
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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
Essex +23 29 £75,000 +47.05% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 19 £40,000 - 1
Bedfordshire -19 13 £50,000 +11.11%
Hertfordshire -25 7 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Suffolk +1 1 £32,500 +22.64%
Norfolk - 1 £37,000 -
Performance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 55 (39.29%) QA
2 48 (34.29%) HP
3 43 (30.71%) SQL
4 38 (27.14%) HP Quality Center
5 32 (22.86%) Test Automation
6 29 (20.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (19.29%) .NET
7 27 (19.29%) Microsoft
8 25 (17.86%) Java
9 24 (17.14%) Test Scripting
10 22 (15.71%) Oracle
10 22 (15.71%) Windows
11 21 (15.00%) Software Testing
12 20 (14.29%) Marketing
13 19 (13.57%) ISTQB
13 19 (13.57%) Visual Studio
13 19 (13.57%) Perl
14 18 (12.86%) ISEB
15 17 (12.14%) Scrum
15 17 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (12.14%) Degree
16 16 (11.43%) Manual Testing
16 16 (11.43%) SQL Server
17 15 (10.71%) Automated Testing
18 14 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
18 14 (10.00%) Test Strategy
18 14 (10.00%) Web Services
18 14 (10.00%) E-Commerce
18 14 (10.00%) Finance
19 13 (9.29%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (1.43%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.43%) IIS
2 1 (0.71%) Moodle
Applications
1 11 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Oracle CRM
1 5 (3.57%) Magento
2 2 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.43%) HTTP
2 4 (2.86%) SAN
3 3 (2.14%) Firewall
4 2 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.43%) Wireless
4 2 (1.43%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (1.43%) NAS
4 2 (1.43%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.71%) FTP
5 1 (0.71%) LTE
5 1 (0.71%) 3G
5 1 (0.71%) 2G
5 1 (0.71%) VLAN
5 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.71%) DNS
5 1 (0.71%) SSL
5 1 (0.71%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.43%) Big Data
4 2 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (13.57%) Visual Studio
2 13 (9.29%) JIRA
2 13 (9.29%) Selenium
2 13 (9.29%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.86%) LoadRunner
4 6 (4.29%) Jasmine
5 5 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (2.86%) Fiddler
6 4 (2.86%) JMeter
7 3 (2.14%) NUnit
7 3 (2.14%) Hudson
7 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.14%) JUnit
8 2 (1.43%) TestDirector
8 2 (1.43%) Rational Performance Tester
8 2 (1.43%) Facilita Forecast
9 1 (0.71%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.71%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.71%) WatiN
9 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (14.29%) Marketing
2 14 (10.00%) Finance
3 8 (5.71%) Front Office
4 2 (1.43%) Electronics
4 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Publishing
5 1 (0.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (35.71%) Test Manager
2 37 (26.43%) Performance Manager
3 33 (23.57%) Performance Test Manager
4 27 (19.29%) Analyst
5 21 (15.00%) Test Analyst
6 14 (10.00%) Architect
7 13 (9.29%) Test Engineer
8 10 (7.14%) Tester
9 9 (6.43%) Software Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) Technical Architect
10 8 (5.71%) Lead Architect
10 8 (5.71%) Lead Technical Architect
11 7 (5.00%) Performance Engineer
11 7 (5.00%) Capacity Planning Engineer
11 7 (5.00%) Senior Manager
12 6 (4.29%) Capacity Analyst
12 6 (4.29%) Performance Analyst
13 5 (3.57%) Test Architect
13 5 (3.57%) Testing Manager
13 5 (3.57%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.29%) .NET
2 14 (10.00%) Web Services
3 13 (9.29%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.00%) CSS
4 7 (5.00%) XML
4 7 (5.00%) HTML
4 7 (5.00%) WCF
4 7 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (4.29%) HTML5
5 6 (4.29%) jQuery
5 6 (4.29%) JSON
5 6 (4.29%) Ajax
5 6 (4.29%) CSS3
5 6 (4.29%) Backbone.js
5 6 (4.29%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (1.43%) REST
6 2 (1.43%) J2EE
7 1 (0.71%) Middleware
7 1 (0.71%) WinForms
7 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.29%) Mobile App
1 6 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.86%) Replication
3 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.14%) iPhone
4 2 (1.43%) Open Source
4 2 (1.43%) Life Science
4 2 (1.43%) Chemistry
4 2 (1.43%) Biology
4 2 (1.43%) DTV
5 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.71%) Windows
2 10 (7.14%) Linux
3 9 (6.43%) UNIX
4 6 (4.29%) Solaris
5 5 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.43%) Android
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.86%) Test Automation
2 29 (20.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (17.14%) Test Scripting
4 21 (15.00%) Software Testing
5 17 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (12.14%) Scrum
6 16 (11.43%) Manual Testing
7 15 (10.71%) Automated Testing
8 14 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 14 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (10.00%) Test Strategy
9 13 (9.29%) MVC
10 12 (8.57%) Regression Testing
10 12 (8.57%) TDD
10 12 (8.57%) Agile Testing
11 11 (7.86%) Test Management
11 11 (7.86%) OO
12 9 (6.43%) Web Testing
12 9 (6.43%) Security Testing
12 9 (6.43%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.71%) SQL
2 25 (17.86%) Java
3 19 (13.57%) Perl
4 11 (7.86%) Shell Script
4 11 (7.86%) Python
5 10 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.14%) C#
6 9 (6.43%) PHP
7 7 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.29%) VBA
8 6 (4.29%) AWK
8 6 (4.29%) Korn
9 3 (2.14%) Scala
10 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.43%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (13.57%) ISTQB
2 18 (12.86%) ISEB
3 17 (12.14%) Degree
4 6 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.14%) CCIE
5 3 (2.14%) CCNP
6 2 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.43%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.71%) MCTS
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.71%) MCSE
7 1 (0.71%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (39.29%) QA
2 8 (5.71%) SLA
3 5 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.14%) SRDF
2 3 (2.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (1.43%) NFS
4 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 38 (27.14%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 48 (34.29%) HP
2 27 (19.29%) Microsoft
3 22 (15.71%) Oracle
4 10 (7.14%) SAP
5 7 (5.00%) Sybase
6 5 (3.57%) Cisco
6 5 (3.57%) JD Edwards
7 4 (2.86%) VMware
8 3 (2.14%) Hitachi
8 3 (2.14%) NetApp
8 3 (2.14%) IBM
8 3 (2.14%) EMC
9 2 (1.43%) BEA
9 2 (1.43%) Sun
9 2 (1.43%) Brocade
9 2 (1.43%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.43%) Atmel
9 2 (1.43%) VocaLink
9 2 (1.43%) SOASTA, Inc
10 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
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