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 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 362 427 366
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -61
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 667 529 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.54% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.66% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 519 375 624
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,950 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
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
80359 80047 83600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.71% 82.35% 80.20%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 64585 71490
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -10 293 £55,000 - 54
South East +53 127 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Yorkshire +27 62 £40,000 +23.07% 9
East of England +16 62 £53,750 +26.47% 8
South West -9 45 £35,250 +8.46% 6
North West -9 36 £30,000 -20.00% 5
West Midlands -11 16 £45,000 +25.00% 5
East Midlands +20 12 £40,000 +55.33% 1
North East - 6 £30,000 - 2
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 633 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 461 (34.90%) QA
3 408 (30.89%) Finance
4 401 (30.36%) SQL
5 323 (24.45%) Java
6 286 (21.65%) Selenium
7 282 (21.35%) Test Automation
8 256 (19.38%) HP
9 253 (19.15%) HP Quality Center
10 250 (18.93%) Test Scripting
11 237 (17.94%) C#
12 229 (17.34%) Test Strategy
13 226 (17.11%) ISEB
14 221 (16.73%) Microsoft
15 213 (16.12%) Software Testing
16 209 (15.82%) LoadRunner
17 202 (15.29%) SQL Server
18 195 (14.76%) Scrum
19 193 (14.61%) JavaScript
20 188 (14.23%) JMeter
21 184 (13.93%) ISTQB
22 183 (13.85%) Degree
22 183 (13.85%) QuickTest Pro
23 169 (12.79%) .NET
23 169 (12.79%) TDD
24 168 (12.72%) Regression Testing
25 159 (12.04%) Windows
25 159 (12.04%) BDD
26 154 (11.66%) Test Management
27 153 (11.58%) Software Engineering

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 42 (3.18%) IIS
2 40 (3.03%) Apache
3 24 (1.82%) Node.js
3 24 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 23 (1.74%) Confluence
5 21 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 12 (0.91%) nginx
7 11 (0.83%) WebLogic
8 9 (0.68%) Lync
9 8 (0.61%) CMS
10 6 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
11 5 (0.38%) JBoss
11 5 (0.38%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.30%) SAS
13 3 (0.23%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.23%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 123 (9.31%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.42%) MS Office
3 6 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.15%) MS Project
6 1 (0.076%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (1.06%) Markit EDM
2 8 (0.61%) Changepoint
3 6 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.45%) Sophis RISQUE
4 4 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.30%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.23%) JDE OneWorld
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.23%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 3 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.23%) SAP ECC
6 2 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.076%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.076%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.076%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.27%) SaaS
2 22 (1.67%) GitHub
3 12 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.30%) PaaS
7 3 (0.23%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.076%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.16%) HTTP
2 32 (2.42%) Internet
3 27 (2.04%) LAN
3 27 (2.04%) WAN
4 23 (1.74%) TCP/IP
5 20 (1.51%) SAN
6 18 (1.36%) DNS
7 17 (1.29%) Firewall
8 14 (1.06%) NAS
9 13 (0.98%) VPN
10 11 (0.83%) VoIP
11 10 (0.76%) DHCP
11 10 (0.76%) BGP
12 9 (0.68%) MPLS
12 9 (0.68%) OSPF
12 9 (0.68%) EIGRP
12 9 (0.68%) VRRP
12 9 (0.68%) Wireless
12 9 (0.68%) VPLS
12 9 (0.68%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 72 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 52 (3.94%) MySQL
4 47 (3.56%) Relational Database
5 36 (2.73%) Big Data
6 32 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (2.20%) MongoDB
8 28 (2.12%) NoSQL
9 25 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
11 15 (1.14%) Redis
12 14 (1.06%) QlikView
12 14 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 13 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
13 13 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 12 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
14 12 (0.91%) Hadoop
15 11 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 286 (21.65%) Selenium
2 209 (15.82%) LoadRunner
3 188 (14.23%) JMeter
4 183 (13.85%) QuickTest Pro
5 141 (10.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 137 (10.37%) JIRA
7 114 (8.63%) Visual Studio
8 108 (8.18%) NUnit
9 102 (7.72%) Cucumber
10 91 (6.89%) WebDriver
11 79 (5.98%) Git (software)
12 73 (5.53%) JUnit
13 59 (4.47%) Rhino Mocks
14 57 (4.31%) Jenkins
15 37 (2.80%) Hudson
16 36 (2.73%) SoapUI
16 36 (2.73%) Rational Performance Tester
16 36 (2.73%) Subversion
17 33 (2.50%) eggPlant
18 31 (2.35%) Maven
General
1 408 (30.89%) Finance
2 108 (8.18%) Banking
3 93 (7.04%) Retail
4 68 (5.15%) Marketing
5 61 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 20 (1.51%) Investment Banking
6 20 (1.51%) Back Office
7 17 (1.29%) Advertising
8 15 (1.14%) Front Office
9 13 (0.98%) Games
10 12 (0.91%) Aerospace
11 10 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.61%) Publishing
13 7 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.45%) Legal
15 5 (0.38%) Electronics
16 3 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.23%) Automotive
16 3 (0.23%) Private Banking
16 3 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 320 (24.22%) Analyst
2 277 (20.97%) Test Analyst
3 234 (17.71%) Tester
4 211 (15.97%) Developer
5 172 (13.02%) Test Manager
6 90 (6.81%) Test Engineer
7 81 (6.13%) Test Leader
7 81 (6.13%) Consultant
8 74 (5.60%) Performance Tester
9 61 (4.62%) Performance Analyst
10 60 (4.54%) .NET Developer
11 58 (4.39%) Test Consultant
12 53 (4.01%) Senior Analyst
13 49 (3.71%) Software Tester
14 47 (3.56%) Senior Test Analyst
14 47 (3.56%) Performance Test Analyst
15 46 (3.48%) QA Engineer
16 45 (3.41%) Java Developer
17 43 (3.26%) Software Engineer
18 42 (3.18%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (12.79%) .NET
2 139 (10.52%) HTML
3 109 (8.25%) Web Services
4 78 (5.90%) XML
4 78 (5.90%) CSS
5 64 (4.84%) HTML5
6 50 (3.79%) ASP.NET
7 41 (3.10%) CSS3
8 40 (3.03%) SOAP
9 39 (2.95%) .NET Framework
10 35 (2.65%) Ajax
11 34 (2.57%) REST
12 31 (2.35%) Gherkin
13 30 (2.27%) XSL
14 29 (2.20%) Spring
15 28 (2.12%) Middleware
16 27 (2.04%) WCF
17 26 (1.97%) Hibernate
17 26 (1.97%) XHTML
18 22 (1.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 149 (11.28%) Computer Science
2 110 (8.33%) Open Source
3 98 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (5.75%) Mathematics
5 54 (4.09%) Mobile App
6 47 (3.56%) Management Information System
7 27 (2.04%) N-Tier
7 27 (2.04%) Statistics
8 26 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (1.89%) Replication
10 23 (1.74%) iPhone
11 21 (1.59%) Blog
12 18 (1.36%) User Experience
13 14 (1.06%) Video on Demand
14 13 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
15 12 (0.91%) iPad
16 11 (0.83%) Mainframe
16 11 (0.83%) IPTV
16 11 (0.83%) Over-the-Top Content
16 11 (0.83%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 159 (12.04%) Windows
2 139 (10.52%) Linux
3 81 (6.13%) UNIX
4 41 (3.10%) Apple iOS
5 33 (2.50%) Android
6 22 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.14%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.98%) Windows XP
11 11 (0.83%) Solaris
12 10 (0.76%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.61%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.23%) VMS
15 3 (0.23%) AIX
15 3 (0.23%) CentOS
16 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.076%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.076%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 633 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (21.35%) Test Automation
3 250 (18.93%) Test Scripting
4 229 (17.34%) Test Strategy
5 213 (16.12%) Software Testing
6 195 (14.76%) Scrum
7 169 (12.79%) TDD
8 168 (12.72%) Regression Testing
9 159 (12.04%) BDD
10 154 (11.66%) Test Management
11 153 (11.58%) Software Engineering
12 150 (11.36%) Mentoring
13 147 (11.13%) User Acceptance Testing
14 144 (10.90%) Unit Testing
15 143 (10.83%) Manual Testing
16 135 (10.22%) Automated Testing
17 118 (8.93%) Integration Testing
17 118 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
18 111 (8.40%) User Stories
19 95 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 401 (30.36%) SQL
2 323 (24.45%) Java
3 237 (17.94%) C#
4 193 (14.61%) JavaScript
5 95 (7.19%) Python
6 85 (6.43%) Perl
7 80 (6.06%) C++
8 47 (3.56%) PHP
9 43 (3.26%) Shell Script
10 34 (2.57%) Ruby
10 34 (2.57%) C
11 28 (2.12%) Bash Shell
11 28 (2.12%) PL/SQL
12 25 (1.89%) T-SQL
13 23 (1.74%) Scala
14 22 (1.67%) VB
15 21 (1.59%) PowerShell
16 11 (0.83%) VBA
16 11 (0.83%) Groovy
17 9 (0.68%) AWK
Qualifications
1 226 (17.11%) ISEB
2 184 (13.93%) ISTQB
3 183 (13.85%) Degree
4 82 (6.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 66 (5.00%) Security Cleared
6 44 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.14%) ISEB Practitioner
7 15 (1.14%) DV Cleared
8 14 (1.06%) Sun Certification
9 10 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.68%) CCNP
10 9 (0.68%) CCDA
11 8 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 8 (0.61%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.53%) PMP
13 6 (0.45%) HND
13 6 (0.45%) IBM Certification
14 4 (0.30%) CCDP
15 3 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.23%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 461 (34.90%) QA
2 16 (1.21%) PCI DSS
3 15 (1.14%) SLA
4 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.06%) vSphere
3 6 (0.45%) SRDF
3 6 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 6 (0.45%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.45%) NFS
4 5 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.15%) Firmware
6 1 (0.076%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.076%) KVM
6 1 (0.076%) Docker
Systems Management
1 253 (19.15%) HP Quality Center
2 38 (2.88%) Puppet
3 32 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.91%) Nagios
5 11 (0.83%) Capistrano
6 8 (0.61%) HP SiteScope
7 5 (0.38%) Ganglia
7 5 (0.38%) Zenoss
7 5 (0.38%) Ansible
7 5 (0.38%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.30%) Pingdom
8 4 (0.30%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.23%) Netcool
9 3 (0.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.23%) Opsview
10 2 (0.15%) Salt
10 2 (0.15%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.15%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.076%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 256 (19.38%) HP
2 221 (16.73%) Microsoft
3 134 (10.14%) Oracle
4 47 (3.56%) IBM
5 30 (2.27%) SAP
6 29 (2.20%) VMware
7 25 (1.89%) TOWER Software
8 24 (1.82%) Cisco
9 16 (1.21%) Google
10 15 (1.14%) TIBCO
10 15 (1.14%) Citrix
11 14 (1.06%) Siebel
12 12 (0.91%) SOASTA, Inc
12 12 (0.91%) Fujitsu
12 12 (0.91%) EMC
12 12 (0.91%) Red Hat
13 10 (0.76%) Ab Initio
14 8 (0.61%) Splunk
14 8 (0.61%) Brocade
14 8 (0.61%) Hitachi
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Broad company benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 5500
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Travel + Expenses + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, etc.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000 - £60,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + Career development options
Posted: 2 days ago