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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 98 93 89
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 14 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.88% 0.94% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.11% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 1
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 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1406 1266 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.43% 84.57% 86.24%
Number of salaries quoted 892 839 641
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (73.68%) Test Scripting
2 13 (68.42%) Test Strategy
2 13 (68.42%) ISEB
3 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (63.16%) ISTQB
4 11 (57.89%) Waterfall
5 10 (52.63%) Mentoring
6 9 (47.37%) V-Model
6 9 (47.37%) TDD
7 8 (42.11%) BDD
7 8 (42.11%) Coaching
7 8 (42.11%) Asset Management
8 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
10 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
10 3 (15.79%) JMeter
10 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
10 3 (15.79%) SDLC
11 2 (10.53%) Test Management
11 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (10.53%) QA
11 2 (10.53%) Selenium
11 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance
11 2 (10.53%) Project Management
11 2 (10.53%) SQL
11 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
12 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
12 1 (5.26%) Teradata
12 1 (5.26%) Workflow

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.26%) QlikView
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
2 3 (15.79%) JMeter
3 2 (10.53%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.26%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 11 (57.89%) Test Analyst
3 10 (52.63%) Performance Test Analyst
3 10 (52.63%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Teradata Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Test Scripting
2 13 (68.42%) Test Strategy
3 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (57.89%) Waterfall
5 10 (52.63%) Mentoring
6 9 (47.37%) V-Model
6 9 (47.37%) TDD
7 8 (42.11%) Asset Management
7 8 (42.11%) Coaching
7 8 (42.11%) BDD
8 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
8 3 (15.79%) SDLC
9 2 (10.53%) Test Management
9 2 (10.53%) Project Management
9 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance
10 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
10 1 (5.26%) Open Source
10 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) ISEB
2 12 (63.16%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Teradata
1 1 (5.26%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago