The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 361 440 396
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -44
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 766 512 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.70% 0.50% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.64% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 644 388 512
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £60,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88420 80219 86231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.41% 78.74% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 71927 66287 74078
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Performance Testing
UK

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 +64 367 £52,500 -4.54% 39
South East +6 135 £45,000 +45.16% 15
East of England +19 85 £57,500 +35.29% 3
North West +15 47 £46,000 +2.22% 3
Yorkshire -39 39 £43,250 +13.07% 3
South West -10 36 £38,000 +7.04% 4
West Midlands +24 23 £56,250 +12.50% 4
East Midlands +3 19 £46,000 +41.53% 1
North East +5 10 £37,050 +34.72% 1
Midlands +7 1 £47,500 -18.80% 1
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 525 (34.09%) SQL
2 501 (32.53%) QA
3 402 (26.10%) Selenium
4 399 (25.91%) Java
5 381 (24.74%) Finance
6 347 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
7 319 (20.71%) .NET
8 314 (20.39%) C#
9 313 (20.32%) LoadRunner
10 287 (18.64%) ISEB
10 287 (18.64%) Test Scripting
10 287 (18.64%) Test Automation
11 283 (18.38%) Degree
12 267 (17.34%) Oracle
13 262 (17.01%) Scrum
14 254 (16.49%) Automated Testing
15 246 (15.97%) SQL Server
16 243 (15.78%) Test Strategy
17 242 (15.71%) QuickTest Pro
18 210 (13.64%) JMeter
19 208 (13.51%) Microsoft
20 207 (13.44%) HP
21 204 (13.25%) Software Testing
21 204 (13.25%) ISTQB
22 197 (12.79%) Unit Testing
22 197 (12.79%) HP Quality Center
23 193 (12.53%) Linux
24 186 (12.08%) TDD
25 173 (11.23%) HTML
26 170 (11.04%) Visual Studio

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 41 (2.66%) Confluence
2 35 (2.27%) IIS
3 34 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 31 (2.01%) Jetty
4 31 (2.01%) Node.js
5 30 (1.95%) Apache
6 26 (1.69%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.04%) nginx
8 15 (0.97%) WebLogic
9 12 (0.78%) CMS
10 10 (0.65%) Moodle
11 8 (0.52%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.52%) SAS
12 7 (0.45%) Lync
12 7 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
13 5 (0.32%) CICS
13 5 (0.32%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.32%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.26%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 95 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.58%) MS Office
2 9 (0.58%) MS Visio
2 9 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.19%) FastStats
5 2 (0.13%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.13%) MS Project
6 1 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.32%) JDE OneWorld
1 5 (0.32%) SimCorp Dimension
1 5 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
1 5 (0.32%) Magento
2 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.065%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.065%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.065%) Sophis RISQUE
4 1 (0.065%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.065%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.065%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.065%) SmartPlant
4 1 (0.065%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.36%) GitHub
2 16 (1.04%) SaaS
3 12 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.32%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.32%) Heroku
7 4 (0.26%) Trello
8 3 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.19%) Route 53
8 3 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.09%) TCP/IP
2 56 (3.64%) HTTP
3 46 (2.99%) LAN
4 45 (2.92%) Internet
4 45 (2.92%) WAN
5 20 (1.30%) Firewall
6 19 (1.23%) SAN
7 14 (0.91%) DNS
8 13 (0.84%) VPN
9 12 (0.78%) SSL
9 12 (0.78%) LDAP
10 9 (0.58%) Ethernet
11 8 (0.52%) SSH
12 7 (0.45%) HTTPS
12 7 (0.45%) SNMP
12 7 (0.45%) NAS
13 6 (0.39%) Wireless
14 5 (0.32%) DHCP
15 4 (0.26%) MVNO
15 4 (0.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (15.97%) SQL Server
2 83 (5.39%) Relational Database
3 73 (4.74%) MySQL
4 63 (4.09%) Oracle Database
5 61 (3.96%) Big Data
6 39 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 38 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (2.34%) NoSQL
9 32 (2.08%) MongoDB
9 32 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (1.49%) Redis
11 22 (1.43%) Hadoop
12 21 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (0.91%) RDBMS
16 13 (0.84%) DB2
16 13 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
16 13 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 402 (26.10%) Selenium
2 313 (20.32%) LoadRunner
3 242 (15.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 210 (13.64%) JMeter
5 170 (11.04%) Visual Studio
6 145 (9.42%) Jenkins
7 117 (7.60%) Git (software)
8 115 (7.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 96 (6.23%) Subversion
10 91 (5.91%) Maven
11 90 (5.84%) Hudson
12 87 (5.65%) NUnit
13 84 (5.45%) WebDriver
14 74 (4.81%) JIRA
15 71 (4.61%) SoapUI
16 66 (4.29%) Eclipse
17 64 (4.16%) Ant
18 54 (3.51%) JUnit
19 53 (3.44%) NetBeans
20 47 (3.05%) Cucumber
General
1 381 (24.74%) Finance
2 156 (10.13%) Retail
3 74 (4.81%) Banking
4 64 (4.16%) Telecoms
5 53 (3.44%) Marketing
6 51 (3.31%) Back Office
7 23 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.23%) Law
8 19 (1.23%) Legal
9 18 (1.17%) Publishing
10 17 (1.10%) Advertising
11 16 (1.04%) Games
12 13 (0.84%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.71%) Front Office
14 10 (0.65%) Military
15 7 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.45%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.19%) Local Government
16 3 (0.19%) Billing
16 3 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 320 (20.78%) Analyst
2 293 (19.03%) Tester
3 277 (17.99%) Developer
4 238 (15.45%) Test Analyst
5 218 (14.16%) Test Manager
6 130 (8.44%) Java Developer
7 119 (7.73%) Test Engineer
8 116 (7.53%) Senior Developer
9 89 (5.78%) Performance Tester
10 78 (5.06%) Consultant
10 78 (5.06%) Test Leader
11 69 (4.48%) QA Engineer
12 67 (4.35%) Performance Manager
13 63 (4.09%) Senior Java Developer
13 63 (4.09%) Performance Test Manager
14 60 (3.90%) Software Engineer
15 59 (3.83%) Senior Analyst
16 57 (3.70%) Senior Tester
17 56 (3.64%) Automation Analyst
18 53 (3.44%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (20.71%) .NET
2 173 (11.23%) HTML
3 154 (10.00%) Web Services
4 150 (9.74%) CSS
5 118 (7.66%) ASP.NET
6 90 (5.84%) jQuery
7 84 (5.45%) CSS3
8 81 (5.26%) HTML5
8 81 (5.26%) Spring
9 75 (4.87%) XML
10 72 (4.68%) .NET Framework
11 60 (3.90%) WCF
12 58 (3.77%) JSF
13 56 (3.64%) EJB
14 55 (3.57%) JPA
15 50 (3.25%) Ajax
15 50 (3.25%) Gherkin
16 49 (3.18%) EJB 3.0
16 49 (3.18%) SOAP
17 48 (3.12%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 141 (9.16%) Computer Science
2 118 (7.66%) Open Source
3 52 (3.38%) Client/Server
4 38 (2.47%) Mathematics
5 34 (2.21%) Mobile App
6 23 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 21 (1.36%) Mainframe
9 17 (1.10%) Clustering
10 13 (0.84%) Social Media
11 12 (0.78%) Statistics
12 11 (0.71%) N-Tier
13 10 (0.65%) EFT
14 9 (0.58%) VLE
14 9 (0.58%) E-Learning
15 8 (0.52%) Learning Management System
15 8 (0.52%) Replication
15 8 (0.52%) DTV
16 7 (0.45%) NHS
16 7 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 193 (12.53%) Linux
2 148 (9.61%) Windows
3 127 (8.25%) UNIX
4 50 (3.25%) Android
4 50 (3.25%) Apple iOS
5 26 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 15 (0.97%) Solaris
8 13 (0.84%) Windows XP
8 13 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (0.78%) Windows 8
9 12 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.78%) CentOS
10 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.26%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.26%) AIX
12 3 (0.19%) VMS
12 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (18.64%) Test Scripting
2 287 (18.64%) Test Automation
3 262 (17.01%) Scrum
4 254 (16.49%) Automated Testing
5 243 (15.78%) Test Strategy
6 204 (13.25%) Software Testing
7 197 (12.79%) Unit Testing
8 186 (12.08%) TDD
9 159 (10.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 148 (9.61%) E-Commerce
11 144 (9.35%) BDD
12 138 (8.96%) Integration Testing
13 137 (8.90%) User Stories
14 134 (8.70%) Regression Testing
15 123 (7.99%) OO
16 117 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
16 117 (7.60%) Automation Testing
17 116 (7.53%) Test Management
17 116 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 525 (34.09%) SQL
2 399 (25.91%) Java
3 314 (20.39%) C#
4 166 (10.78%) JavaScript
5 116 (7.53%) Python
6 86 (5.58%) C++
7 73 (4.74%) Perl
8 71 (4.61%) PL/SQL
9 56 (3.64%) Ruby
10 48 (3.12%) PHP
11 47 (3.05%) VB
12 39 (2.53%) T-SQL
13 38 (2.47%) C
14 35 (2.27%) Bash Shell
14 35 (2.27%) Shell Script
15 30 (1.95%) VBScript
16 19 (1.23%) Scala
17 13 (0.84%) PowerShell
18 12 (0.78%) VB.NET
19 8 (0.52%) sed
Qualifications
1 287 (18.64%) ISEB
2 283 (18.38%) Degree
3 204 (13.25%) ISTQB
4 132 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 98 (6.36%) SC Cleared
6 71 (4.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 40 (2.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 25 (1.62%) DV Cleared
9 16 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
10 14 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.71%) MCSE
11 11 (0.71%) MCSA
11 11 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.52%) CCNP
12 8 (0.52%) CISSP
12 8 (0.52%) Sun Certification
13 5 (0.32%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.32%) MBA
13 5 (0.32%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 501 (32.53%) QA
2 19 (1.23%) SLA
3 16 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.065%) WCAG
6 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (1.23%) Hyper-V
3 13 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (0.52%) Shibboleth
4 8 (0.52%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.32%) vSphere
6 4 (0.26%) vCloud
6 4 (0.26%) SRDF
6 4 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.19%) NFS
7 3 (0.19%) Samba
8 1 (0.065%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.065%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.065%) KVM
Systems Management
1 197 (12.79%) HP Quality Center
2 59 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (2.66%) Puppet
4 16 (1.04%) Nagios
5 11 (0.71%) Ganglia
6 8 (0.52%) Capistrano
6 8 (0.52%) Zenoss
7 7 (0.45%) Netcool
7 7 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (0.39%) Ansible
8 6 (0.39%) Data Guard
8 6 (0.39%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.26%) logstash
10 3 (0.19%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.19%) Salt
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle EDQ
10 3 (0.19%) CFEngine
10 3 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 267 (17.34%) Oracle
2 208 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 207 (13.44%) HP
4 50 (3.25%) SAP
5 41 (2.66%) Citrix
6 39 (2.53%) IBM
7 37 (2.40%) JBoss
8 32 (2.08%) VMware
9 28 (1.82%) Atlassian
10 20 (1.30%) Google
11 19 (1.23%) Cisco
12 16 (1.04%) Perforce
13 15 (0.97%) Adobe
13 15 (0.97%) Hitachi
14 14 (0.91%) Siebel
15 13 (0.84%) EMC
15 13 (0.84%) Red Hat
15 13 (0.84%) Fujitsu
16 12 (0.78%) SOASTA, Inc
17 10 (0.65%) Sybase
East London
AB Recruit
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Midlands
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
North West
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Nexmo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Avantia Group
Salary: + benefits (salary dependent on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Dunnhumby
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago