The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 410 363 430
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +67
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 627 778 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.70% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.85% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 503 646 401
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +9.31%
Performance Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87191 91296 82288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.48% 82.73% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 72102 74533 68537
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,100
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the England region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in England

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in England

Performance Testing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -91 235 £52,500 - 45
South East +20 155 £50,000 +11.11% 26
South West +12 55 £32,000 -15.78% 3
East of England -34 41 £40,000 -38.46% 5
Yorkshire -5 37 £38,250 -7.27% 6
North West +3 35 £40,750 -7.38% 14
West Midlands -2 29 £45,500 -20.86% 1
East Midlands +1 12 £27,500 -32.09% 2
North East -7 12 £50,000 +34.95% 2
Midlands -9 1 £38,500 -18.94%
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 693 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 503 (36.93%) QA
3 477 (35.02%) SQL
4 429 (31.50%) Finance
5 367 (26.95%) Selenium
6 360 (26.43%) C#
7 350 (25.70%) Java
8 276 (20.26%) .NET
9 271 (19.90%) Test Automation
10 268 (19.68%) Test Strategy
11 267 (19.60%) Test Scripting
12 248 (18.21%) SQL Server
13 242 (17.77%) Microsoft
14 241 (17.69%) ISEB
15 225 (16.52%) ISTQB
16 219 (16.08%) Oracle
17 216 (15.86%) TDD
17 216 (15.86%) Automated Testing
18 211 (15.49%) JMeter
19 207 (15.20%) HP
20 200 (14.68%) LoadRunner
21 197 (14.46%) Software Testing
22 191 (14.02%) HP Quality Center
23 187 (13.73%) JavaScript
24 182 (13.36%) BDD
25 168 (12.33%) Manual Testing
25 168 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
26 166 (12.19%) User Acceptance Testing
27 165 (12.11%) Unit Testing
27 165 (12.11%) Test Management

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 62 (4.55%) IIS
2 41 (3.01%) SharePoint
3 36 (2.64%) Apache
4 31 (2.28%) Tomcat
5 21 (1.54%) JBoss
5 21 (1.54%) WebLogic
6 14 (1.03%) Confluence
7 12 (0.88%) nginx
7 12 (0.88%) WebSphere
8 10 (0.73%) Jetty
9 8 (0.59%) Drupal
9 8 (0.59%) Apache ServiceMix
9 8 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (0.44%) Node.js
10 6 (0.44%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 5 (0.37%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.29%) SAS
12 4 (0.29%) CMS
12 4 (0.29%) Alfresco
13 3 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 136 (9.99%) MS Excel
2 36 (2.64%) MS Office
3 5 (0.37%) Mingle
4 4 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.29%) FastStats
5 3 (0.22%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.22%) MS Project
6 1 (0.073%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (1.17%) Changepoint
2 8 (0.59%) Magento
2 8 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
4 6 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.37%) Temenos T24
5 5 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.22%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.15%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.073%) BASE24
9 1 (0.073%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.073%) PORTIA
9 1 (0.073%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (1.62%) SaaS
3 15 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.51%) GitHub
6 4 (0.29%) PaaS
7 3 (0.22%) Route 53
7 3 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.15%) IBM PureFlex
8 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.073%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.96%) HTTP
2 26 (1.91%) TCP/IP
3 24 (1.76%) Internet
4 20 (1.47%) DNS
5 15 (1.10%) SAN
6 14 (1.03%) Firewall
7 11 (0.81%) HTTPS
8 9 (0.66%) LAN
8 9 (0.66%) WAN
9 8 (0.59%) VPN
9 8 (0.59%) NAS
10 6 (0.44%) SNMP
10 6 (0.44%) DHCP
10 6 (0.44%) ATM
10 6 (0.44%) VLAN
11 5 (0.37%) Network Security
12 4 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.29%) LDAP
12 4 (0.29%) AMQP
13 3 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (18.21%) SQL Server
2 66 (4.85%) Relational Database
3 65 (4.77%) Oracle Database
4 43 (3.16%) MongoDB
5 39 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 31 (2.28%) MySQL
7 31 (2.28%) RavenDB
8 27 (1.98%) Big Data
8 27 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
12 15 (1.10%) DB2
13 12 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (0.88%) NoSQL
14 10 (0.73%) Hadoop
15 9 (0.66%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 367 (26.95%) Selenium
2 211 (15.49%) JMeter
3 200 (14.68%) LoadRunner
4 150 (11.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 140 (10.28%) WebDriver
5 140 (10.28%) HP UFT
6 130 (9.54%) Visual Studio
7 122 (8.96%) JIRA
8 120 (8.81%) Cucumber
9 100 (7.34%) NUnit
10 84 (6.17%) Jenkins
11 75 (5.51%) JUnit
12 61 (4.48%) Git (software)
13 56 (4.11%) SoapUI
14 45 (3.30%) Maven
15 40 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
16 35 (2.57%) SpecFlow
17 30 (2.20%) Subversion
18 29 (2.13%) Hudson
19 26 (1.91%) MSTest
General
1 429 (31.50%) Finance
2 116 (8.52%) Banking
3 68 (4.99%) Retail
4 56 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 41 (3.01%) Marketing
6 34 (2.50%) Front Office
7 22 (1.62%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.54%) Games
9 18 (1.32%) Publishing
10 17 (1.25%) Advertising
11 14 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.88%) Back Office
13 11 (0.81%) Legal
14 5 (0.37%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.29%) Law
16 3 (0.22%) Automotive
16 3 (0.22%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.15%) Billing
18 1 (0.073%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 305 (22.39%) Analyst
2 255 (18.72%) Test Analyst
3 231 (16.96%) Developer
4 201 (14.76%) Tester
5 173 (12.70%) Test Manager
6 88 (6.46%) Test Engineer
7 87 (6.39%) QA Engineer
8 80 (5.87%) Consultant
9 78 (5.73%) Test Leader
10 58 (4.26%) Test Consultant
11 52 (3.82%) Software Developer
12 50 (3.67%) QA Tester
13 48 (3.52%) QA Analyst
13 48 (3.52%) Software Tester
14 46 (3.38%) Performance Manager
15 45 (3.30%) Performance Test Manager
16 44 (3.23%) Senior Tester
17 42 (3.08%) Architect
17 42 (3.08%) Software Engineer
17 42 (3.08%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (20.26%) .NET
2 149 (10.94%) HTML
3 148 (10.87%) Web Services
4 113 (8.30%) ASP.NET
5 108 (7.93%) XML
6 82 (6.02%) SOAP
7 64 (4.70%) CSS
8 57 (4.19%) WCF
9 46 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 46 (3.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 41 (3.01%) Spring
11 40 (2.94%) Middleware
12 36 (2.64%) WinForms
13 34 (2.50%) Gherkin
14 33 (2.42%) J2EE
14 33 (2.42%) REST
15 31 (2.28%) Hibernate
16 30 (2.20%) HTML5
16 30 (2.20%) .NET Framework
17 29 (2.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 168 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (6.02%) Computer Science
3 43 (3.16%) Mathematics
4 33 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 31 (2.28%) Mobile App
6 30 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 25 (1.84%) Clustering
7 25 (1.84%) Blog
8 23 (1.69%) N-Tier
9 20 (1.47%) Statistics
10 17 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.10%) Derivative
11 15 (1.10%) User Experience
11 15 (1.10%) Client/Server
11 15 (1.10%) Replication
12 14 (1.03%) Visualisation
13 13 (0.95%) Mainframe
14 12 (0.88%) Data Centre
15 10 (0.73%) Data Integration
15 10 (0.73%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 152 (11.16%) Windows
2 124 (9.10%) Linux
3 79 (5.80%) UNIX
4 30 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 18 (1.32%) Android
6 14 (1.03%) Solaris
7 12 (0.88%) AIX
8 8 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.51%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.51%) CentOS
9 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.44%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.44%) zOS
10 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
11 5 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 693 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (19.90%) Test Automation
3 268 (19.68%) Test Strategy
4 267 (19.60%) Test Scripting
5 216 (15.86%) TDD
5 216 (15.86%) Automated Testing
6 197 (14.46%) Software Testing
7 182 (13.36%) BDD
8 168 (12.33%) Manual Testing
9 166 (12.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 165 (12.11%) Unit Testing
10 165 (12.11%) Test Management
11 160 (11.75%) Integration Testing
11 160 (11.75%) Scrum
12 157 (11.53%) Regression Testing
13 155 (11.38%) Mentoring
14 149 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
15 147 (10.79%) SDLC
16 145 (10.65%) Software Engineering
17 137 (10.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 477 (35.02%) SQL
2 360 (26.43%) C#
3 350 (25.70%) Java
4 187 (13.73%) JavaScript
5 80 (5.87%) C++
6 78 (5.73%) T-SQL
7 62 (4.55%) Python
8 60 (4.41%) PHP
9 57 (4.19%) Ruby
10 45 (3.30%) VB
11 44 (3.23%) Perl
12 41 (3.01%) PL/SQL
13 39 (2.86%) Shell Script
13 39 (2.86%) C
14 21 (1.54%) Groovy
14 21 (1.54%) Bash Shell
15 16 (1.17%) VB6
16 15 (1.10%) Scala
17 13 (0.95%) VB.NET
18 12 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 241 (17.69%) ISEB
2 225 (16.52%) ISTQB
3 156 (11.45%) Degree
4 94 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 54 (3.96%) Security Cleared
6 18 (1.32%) SC Cleared
7 13 (0.95%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
9 9 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (0.66%) Sun Certification
10 6 (0.44%) OCPJP
11 5 (0.37%) IBM Certification
11 5 (0.37%) HND
12 3 (0.22%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.22%) HP ASE
12 3 (0.22%) IC3 Certification
13 2 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.15%) SAP Certification
13 2 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 503 (36.93%) QA
2 8 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.37%) SLA
4 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.073%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.73%) Docker
3 8 (0.59%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 7 (0.51%) NFS
4 7 (0.51%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (0.37%) SRDF
7 4 (0.29%) Firmware
7 4 (0.29%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.073%) XenApp
8 1 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 191 (14.02%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (1.91%) Puppet
3 25 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.59%) EMC VPLEX
5 7 (0.51%) Ansible
5 7 (0.51%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.37%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.37%) SnapMirror
6 5 (0.37%) SnapVault
7 3 (0.22%) Graphite
7 3 (0.22%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (0.22%) Nagios
7 3 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.15%) Netcool
8 2 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.15%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.15%) Ganglia
8 2 (0.15%) Salt
9 1 (0.073%) nmon
Vendors
1 242 (17.77%) Microsoft
2 219 (16.08%) Oracle
3 207 (15.20%) HP
4 52 (3.82%) IBM
5 33 (2.42%) VMware
6 30 (2.20%) SAP
7 19 (1.40%) Siebel
7 19 (1.40%) Atlassian
8 15 (1.10%) Tableau
8 15 (1.10%) TIBCO
9 14 (1.03%) EMC
9 14 (1.03%) Citrix
9 14 (1.03%) TOWER Software
10 13 (0.95%) Teradata
10 13 (0.95%) Google
10 13 (0.95%) Green Hat
11 12 (0.88%) Sun
11 12 (0.88%) Sybase
11 12 (0.88%) Red Hat
12 10 (0.73%) Cisco
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pensions + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Health & Life Cover,
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd.
Salary: to £40K basic + bonus (c15%) + Pension + other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ULO Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Up to £80,000 per annum plus excelle
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago