The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 92 100 84
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 16 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 0.61% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.72% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 3
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Performance Testing
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1314 1256 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.96% 85.56% 85.89%
Number of salaries quoted 842 825 658
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 2015, 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 14 (77.78%) Test Scripting
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) ISEB
3 11 (61.11%) Test Strategy
4 10 (55.56%) Waterfall
4 10 (55.56%) ISTQB
5 9 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (44.44%) V-Model
6 8 (44.44%) TDD
7 7 (38.89%) LoadRunner
7 7 (38.89%) BDD
7 7 (38.89%) Asset Management
7 7 (38.89%) Coaching
8 5 (27.78%) JMeter
8 5 (27.78%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
10 3 (16.67%) SilkPerformer
10 3 (16.67%) HP UFT
10 3 (16.67%) Selenium
10 3 (16.67%) Test Management
10 3 (16.67%) SQL
10 3 (16.67%) SDLC
11 2 (11.11%) Project Management
11 2 (11.11%) Open Source
11 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
11 2 (11.11%) QA
11 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
12 1 (5.56%) QlikView
12 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.56%) QlikView
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) LoadRunner
2 5 (27.78%) JMeter
3 3 (16.67%) SilkPerformer
3 3 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 3 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (5.56%) WinRunner
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 9 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
3 9 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Test Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Test Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Teradata Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) GIS
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Test Scripting
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) Test Strategy
4 10 (55.56%) Waterfall
5 9 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 8 (44.44%) V-Model
6 8 (44.44%) TDD
7 7 (38.89%) Asset Management
7 7 (38.89%) Coaching
7 7 (38.89%) BDD
8 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Test Management
9 3 (16.67%) SDLC
10 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Project Management
10 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 2 (11.11%) Open Source
10 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
11 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
11 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) ISEB
2 10 (55.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Siebel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) HP
1 1 (5.56%) Citrix
1 1 (5.56%) Teradata
1 1 (5.56%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Agile Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 18 days ago