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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 100 92 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 3 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 1.20% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 1.42% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 10
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -30.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
1153 1266 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.41% 84.18% 78.39%
Number of salaries quoted 676 828 524
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (86.67%) LoadRunner
2 11 (73.33%) HP
3 7 (46.67%) WebSphere
3 7 (46.67%) SOA
3 7 (46.67%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (33.33%) JMeter
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Test Management
5 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (26.67%) SilkPerformer
6 3 (20.00%) Ajax
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) Validation
7 2 (13.33%) GIS
7 2 (13.33%) Selenium
7 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) Siebel
7 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (13.33%) Citrix
7 2 (13.33%) WinRunner
7 2 (13.33%) Facilita Forecast
7 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Open Source
7 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 1 (6.67%) Complex Event Processing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (46.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) LoadRunner
2 5 (33.33%) JMeter
2 5 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (26.67%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium
4 2 (13.33%) WinRunner
4 2 (13.33%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
5 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (6.67%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (6.67%) NeoLoad
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Tester
2 7 (46.67%) Performance Tester
2 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Performance Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Performance Test Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Test Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Test Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Manager
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Test Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XSD
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) GIS
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) SOA
2 4 (26.67%) Test Management
2 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Complex Event Processing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) C#
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Siebel
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Google