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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 91 92 75
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 10 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.87% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.05% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 7
Average salary £46,250 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £35,000 £39,300
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £47,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
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
1141 1143 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.58% 83.31% 82.99%
Number of salaries quoted 744 748 622
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,050 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £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 29 January 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 14 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 13 (46.43%) HP
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 8 (28.57%) IIS
3 8 (28.57%) Linux
4 7 (25.00%) SOA
4 7 (25.00%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Test Management
5 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
6 5 (17.86%) SQL
6 5 (17.86%) Windows
6 5 (17.86%) OO
6 5 (17.86%) Apache
7 4 (14.29%) MySQL
7 4 (14.29%) Finance
7 4 (14.29%) OOP
7 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 4 (14.29%) Ajax
7 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 3 (10.71%) Web Development
8 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
8 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (10.71%) Google
8 3 (10.71%) Ubuntu
8 3 (10.71%) SilkPerformer
8 3 (10.71%) Google Analytics

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (28.57%) IIS
2 7 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (17.86%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) SNMP
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.29%) MySQL
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
5 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (10.71%) SilkPerformer
2 3 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (10.71%) JMeter
2 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.71%) ClearCase
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.57%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (3.57%) WinRunner
4 1 (3.57%) NeoLoad
4 1 (3.57%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Performance Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Performance Test Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 7 (25.00%) Tester
3 7 (25.00%) Performance Tester
3 7 (25.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Test Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Ajax
2 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
2 3 (10.71%) jQuery
2 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) JSP
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) XSD
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Social Media
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) EPoS
2 1 (3.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) SOA
1 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (25.00%) Test Management
2 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
3 5 (17.86%) OO
4 4 (14.29%) OOP
4 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) Web Development
5 3 (10.71%) Release Management
5 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) UML
5 3 (10.71%) Analytics
6 2 (7.14%) Workflow
6 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.71%) VBScript
3 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) PHP
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) ZABBIX
1 3 (10.71%) Nagios
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) HP
2 3 (10.71%) Google
2 3 (10.71%) IBM
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) New Relic
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Siebel
3 1 (3.57%) SaltStack
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum Plus Standard Company Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago