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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 100 96 73
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 2 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 1.08% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 1.27% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 11
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £47,700 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
1188 1413 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.27% 85.17% 78.93%
Number of salaries quoted 690 920 515
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (92.31%) LoadRunner
2 9 (69.23%) HP
3 7 (53.85%) SOA
3 7 (53.85%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
4 5 (38.46%) JMeter
5 4 (30.77%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (30.77%) SilkPerformer
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Test Management
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Open Source
7 2 (15.38%) Facilita Forecast
7 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Ajax
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Validation
7 2 (15.38%) Selenium
7 2 (15.38%) GIS
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) Siebel
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix
7 2 (15.38%) WinRunner
8 1 (7.69%) MS Office
8 1 (7.69%) Middleware
8 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (7.69%) Rational Performance Tester

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (53.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) LoadRunner
2 5 (38.46%) JMeter
3 4 (30.77%) SilkPerformer
3 4 (30.77%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (15.38%) WinRunner
4 2 (15.38%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (15.38%) Selenium
5 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (7.69%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (7.69%) NeoLoad
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Tester
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Test Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Test Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Tester
1 7 (53.85%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Test Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) GIS
1 2 (15.38%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Complex Event Processing
5 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Siebel