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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 96 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 19 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.24% 0.43% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.52% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 7
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -32.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +4.51%
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
1295 1156 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.70% 82.16% 81.09%
Number of salaries quoted 855 740 700
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 14 (50.00%) HP
2 13 (46.43%) LoadRunner
3 10 (35.71%) Java
4 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
5 8 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 8 (28.57%) SOA
5 8 (28.57%) IIS
5 8 (28.57%) Linux
6 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
7 6 (21.43%) Windows
8 5 (17.86%) OO
8 5 (17.86%) Apache
8 5 (17.86%) SQL
8 5 (17.86%) Scrum
8 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
8 5 (17.86%) Test Management
9 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (14.29%) C#
9 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
9 4 (14.29%) .NET
9 4 (14.29%) MySQL
9 4 (14.29%) UML
9 4 (14.29%) OOP
9 4 (14.29%) XML
10 3 (10.71%) XSD
10 3 (10.71%) PHP
10 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
10 3 (10.71%) CSS

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 8 (28.57%) IIS
1 8 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 5 (17.86%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) DNS
2 3 (10.71%) SNMP
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.29%) MySQL
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) LoadRunner
2 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.71%) ClearCase
4 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) Hudson
5 1 (3.57%) FishEye
5 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Test Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Performance Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Performance Test Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) Performance Tester
3 9 (32.14%) Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Test Manager
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) XSD
2 3 (10.71%) Ajax
2 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
2 3 (10.71%) jQuery
2 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) JSP
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.57%) EPoS
2 1 (3.57%) Social Media
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) SOA
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
4 5 (17.86%) Scrum
4 5 (17.86%) Test Management
4 5 (17.86%) OO
5 4 (14.29%) UML
5 4 (14.29%) OOP
5 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Web Development
6 3 (10.71%) Release Management
6 3 (10.71%) Workflow
6 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.71%) Analytics
7 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (7.14%) CRM
8 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) PHP
4 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.71%) VBScript
4 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
5 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Nagios
1 3 (10.71%) ZABBIX
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Salt
3 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (10.71%) IBM
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Google
2 3 (10.71%) New Relic
3 1 (3.57%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) SAP