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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 89 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 12 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.67% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.79% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 3
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £35,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £32,300
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1199 1013 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.40% 84.84% 79.47%
Number of salaries quoted 799 629 672
Average salary £42,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (64.52%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) HP
3 18 (58.06%) LoadRunner
4 13 (41.94%) WebSphere
4 13 (41.94%) SOA
5 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.13%) Project Planning
6 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
6 5 (16.13%) CRM
7 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
7 4 (12.90%) Linux
7 4 (12.90%) Workflow
8 3 (9.68%) Finance
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
8 3 (9.68%) Test Management
8 3 (9.68%) SQL
8 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
8 3 (9.68%) Windows
8 3 (9.68%) SNMP
8 3 (9.68%) Nagios
8 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
8 3 (9.68%) ZABBIX
8 3 (9.68%) New Relic
9 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (6.45%) Performance Engineering
9 2 (6.45%) Puppet
9 2 (6.45%) RESTful
9 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
9 2 (6.45%) FishEye

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (41.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) SNMP
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (58.06%) LoadRunner
2 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) FishEye
3 2 (6.45%) Hudson
3 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Tester
2 16 (51.61%) Performance Tester
3 15 (48.39%) Analyst
3 15 (48.39%) Test Analyst
4 14 (45.16%) Performance Analyst
4 14 (45.16%) Performance Test Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) RESTful
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
1 2 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) SOA
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Project Planning
3 5 (16.13%) CRM
4 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
4 4 (12.90%) Workflow
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) Test Management
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Change Control
6 2 (6.45%) UML
6 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (3.23%) Kanban
7 1 (3.23%) OOP
7 1 (3.23%) OO
7 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.45%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) C
3 2 (6.45%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Nagios
1 3 (9.68%) ZABBIX
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) HP
2 3 (9.68%) New Relic
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.23%) SaltStack
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 26 days ago