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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 92 90 77
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 7 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.93% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.11% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 7
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £35,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £35,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £37,565 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -6.08%
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
1098 1169 911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.53% 84.04% 81.63%
Number of salaries quoted 669 760 576
Average salary £44,000 £40,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 6 March 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 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 16 (84.21%) LoadRunner
2 13 (68.42%) HP
3 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
3 7 (36.84%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) SOA
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) JMeter
5 5 (26.32%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 5 (26.32%) Ajax
5 5 (26.32%) SilkPerformer
6 4 (21.05%) Test Management
6 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
6 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (21.05%) IIS
7 3 (15.79%) C#
7 3 (15.79%) HTML
7 3 (15.79%) UML
7 3 (15.79%) DNS
7 3 (15.79%) N-Tier
7 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
7 3 (15.79%) ClearCase
7 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.79%) PHP
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
7 3 (15.79%) VBScript
7 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
7 3 (15.79%) .NET

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (36.84%) WebSphere
2 4 (21.05%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) LoadRunner
2 5 (26.32%) JMeter
2 5 (26.32%) SilkPerformer
2 5 (26.32%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.79%) ClearCase
4 2 (10.53%) WinRunner
4 2 (10.53%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (10.53%) Selenium
5 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (5.26%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (5.26%) NeoLoad
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Test Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Performance Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Performance Test Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Performance Tester
3 7 (36.84%) Tester
3 7 (36.84%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Test Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Test Manager
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Test Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Ajax
2 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
2 3 (15.79%) jQuery
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) JSP
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) XSD
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.53%) GIS
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) SOA
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
4 4 (21.05%) Test Management
4 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) UML
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
5 3 (15.79%) Release Management
5 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Validation
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) PHP
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
2 3 (15.79%) VBScript
2 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
2 3 (15.79%) C#
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) Google
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Siebel
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) SAP