The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 99 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 7 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.91% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.08% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 2
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +23.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £31,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,750 £32,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1244 1021 916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.27% 84.17% 78.22%
Number of salaries quoted 823 640 617
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 £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Performance Testing
Scotland

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Edinburgh region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 23 (85.19%) Java
2 21 (77.78%) HP
2 21 (77.78%) LoadRunner
3 13 (48.15%) SOA
3 13 (48.15%) WebSphere
4 8 (29.63%) Project Planning
4 8 (29.63%) CRM
5 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.41%) Subversion
7 2 (7.41%) Workflow
7 2 (7.41%) Finance
7 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
7 2 (7.41%) C
7 2 (7.41%) C#
7 2 (7.41%) C++
7 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
7 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
7 2 (7.41%) Citrix
7 2 (7.41%) SQL
7 2 (7.41%) .NET
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
7 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
7 2 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (7.41%) Web Services
7 2 (7.41%) XML
7 2 (7.41%) Windows

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 13 (48.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (77.78%) LoadRunner
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Hudson
2 2 (7.41%) FishEye
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Tester
2 19 (70.37%) Performance Tester
3 15 (55.56%) Analyst
3 15 (55.56%) Test Analyst
4 13 (48.15%) Performance Analyst
4 13 (48.15%) Performance Test Analyst
5 6 (22.22%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
1 2 (7.41%) XML
1 2 (7.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) SOA
2 8 (29.63%) CRM
2 8 (29.63%) Project Planning
3 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Workflow
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) UML
5 2 (7.41%) Change Control
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (3.70%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C
2 2 (7.41%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix
2 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
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