The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 100 78 78
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 8 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.99% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 1.17% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +23.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £31,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,750 £32,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1232 1025 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.24% 84.71% 78.31%
Number of salaries quoted 821 641 610
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Performance Testing
Scotland

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 23 (79.31%) Java
2 21 (72.41%) LoadRunner
2 21 (72.41%) HP
3 13 (44.83%) SOA
3 13 (44.83%) WebSphere
4 8 (27.59%) Project Planning
4 8 (27.59%) CRM
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
7 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Workflow
7 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
8 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
8 2 (6.90%) Citrix
8 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
8 2 (6.90%) UML
8 2 (6.90%) C
8 2 (6.90%) C#
8 2 (6.90%) C++
8 2 (6.90%) SQL
8 2 (6.90%) .NET
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
8 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
8 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (6.90%) Web Services
8 2 (6.90%) XML
8 2 (6.90%) Windows
8 2 (6.90%) Finance
8 2 (6.90%) Scrum

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (44.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (72.41%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (6.90%) Subversion
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) FishEye
2 2 (6.90%) Hudson
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Tester
2 19 (65.52%) Performance Tester
3 15 (51.72%) Analyst
3 15 (51.72%) Test Analyst
4 13 (44.83%) Performance Analyst
4 13 (44.83%) Performance Test Analyst
5 6 (20.69%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 5 (17.24%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Agile Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.45%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
1 2 (6.90%) XML
1 2 (6.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) SOA
2 8 (27.59%) Project Planning
2 8 (27.59%) CRM
3 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
5 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Workflow
6 2 (6.90%) UML
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) DevOps
7 1 (3.45%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) C
2 2 (6.90%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) C++
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) Ruby
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Salt
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) Citrix
2 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.45%) New Relic
3 1 (3.45%) SaltStack
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