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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 93 97 76
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 13 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.92% 0.41% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.50% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 9
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1220 1197 984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.46% 82.44% 82.27%
Number of salaries quoted 818 783 635
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,950 £32,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 19 December 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (51.72%) HP
1 15 (51.72%) LoadRunner
2 9 (31.03%) WebSphere
2 9 (31.03%) SOA
2 9 (31.03%) Java
3 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
3 8 (27.59%) IIS
4 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
5 6 (20.69%) Test Management
5 6 (20.69%) Test Strategy
6 5 (17.24%) Windows
6 5 (17.24%) SQL
6 5 (17.24%) OO
6 5 (17.24%) Apache
7 4 (13.79%) Ajax
7 4 (13.79%) Finance
7 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.79%) OOP
7 4 (13.79%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) MySQL
8 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (10.34%) UML
8 3 (10.34%) New Relic
8 3 (10.34%) Google
8 3 (10.34%) IBM
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.34%) Web Development
8 3 (10.34%) Release Management

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (31.03%) WebSphere
2 8 (27.59%) IIS
3 5 (17.24%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) SNMP
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
3 4 (13.79%) MySQL
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) LoadRunner
2 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) ClearCase
2 3 (10.34%) SilkPerformer
2 3 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) JMeter
4 1 (3.45%) WinRunner
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Analyst
2 14 (48.28%) Test Analyst
2 14 (48.28%) Performance Analyst
2 14 (48.28%) Performance Test Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Tester
3 9 (31.03%) Performance Tester
4 5 (17.24%) Test Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Ajax
2 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
2 3 (10.34%) jQuery
2 3 (10.34%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.34%) CSS
2 3 (10.34%) JSP
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) XML
2 3 (10.34%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.45%) EPoS
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Social Media
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) SOA
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Test Management
3 6 (20.69%) Test Strategy
4 5 (17.24%) OO
5 4 (13.79%) OOP
5 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.34%) Analytics
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) UML
6 3 (10.34%) Web Development
6 3 (10.34%) Release Management
7 2 (6.90%) Workflow
7 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (3.45%) DevOps
8 1 (3.45%) Test Planning
8 1 (3.45%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.34%) VBScript
3 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) PHP
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby
4 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Nagios
1 3 (10.34%) ZABBIX
2 2 (6.90%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) Salt
3 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) Google
2 3 (10.34%) IBM
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) New Relic
3 1 (3.45%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Siebel
3 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) VMware