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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 375 403 358
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -45
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 701 606 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.71% 0.61% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.74% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 532 462 580
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -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
82183 81805 80664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.86% 82.39% 80.12%
Number of salaries quoted 67588 65765 67902
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +5 287 £55,000 +4.76% 39
South East +58 137 £50,000 +25.00% 19
Yorkshire +21 77 £40,000 -11.11% 10
East of England +5 69 £50,000 +25.00% 5
South West -25 49 £35,500 +8.39% 2
North West -4 47 £30,000 -20.00% 8
West Midlands -36 18 £46,250 +28.47% 4
East Midlands +27 6 £40,000 +37.93% 3
North East -13 2 £30,000 -22.07%
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 661 (49.74%) Agile Software Development
2 455 (34.24%) QA
3 412 (31.00%) SQL
4 410 (30.85%) Finance
5 322 (24.23%) Java
6 297 (22.35%) Test Automation
7 285 (21.44%) Selenium
8 251 (18.89%) Test Scripting
9 246 (18.51%) HP
10 245 (18.43%) HP Quality Center
11 243 (18.28%) C#
12 240 (18.06%) Test Strategy
13 233 (17.53%) ISEB
14 221 (16.63%) Microsoft
15 210 (15.80%) SQL Server
16 207 (15.58%) LoadRunner
16 207 (15.58%) JMeter
17 192 (14.45%) ISTQB
17 192 (14.45%) JavaScript
18 190 (14.30%) Software Testing
19 188 (14.15%) QuickTest Pro
20 185 (13.92%) TDD
21 182 (13.69%) Scrum
22 172 (12.94%) BDD
23 170 (12.79%) .NET
24 162 (12.19%) Windows
25 159 (11.96%) Degree
26 158 (11.89%) User Acceptance Testing
27 156 (11.74%) Test Management
28 153 (11.51%) Unit Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 45 (3.39%) IIS
1 45 (3.39%) Apache
2 27 (2.03%) Tomcat
2 27 (2.03%) SharePoint
3 24 (1.81%) Node.js
4 23 (1.73%) Confluence
5 14 (1.05%) WebLogic
6 11 (0.83%) nginx
6 11 (0.83%) JBoss
7 10 (0.75%) Lync
8 6 (0.45%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
8 6 (0.45%) Drupal
9 5 (0.38%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.38%) CMS
9 5 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.30%) SAS
11 3 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPEL
11 3 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 140 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.78%) MS Office
3 3 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.075%) Mingle
4 1 (0.075%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.05%) Markit EDM
2 10 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.60%) Changepoint
4 7 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.38%) Magento
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.30%) Sophis RISQUE
6 4 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.23%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.15%) JDE OneWorld
8 2 (0.15%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.73%) SaaS
2 20 (1.50%) GitHub
3 18 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.23%) PaaS
6 3 (0.23%) IBM SmartCloud
7 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.39%) HTTP
2 27 (2.03%) Internet
3 25 (1.88%) SAN
3 25 (1.88%) LAN
4 24 (1.81%) WAN
5 19 (1.43%) Firewall
6 18 (1.35%) VPN
7 17 (1.28%) NAS
7 17 (1.28%) TCP/IP
8 16 (1.20%) DNS
9 11 (0.83%) VPLS
9 11 (0.83%) Wireless
9 11 (0.83%) VoIP
9 11 (0.83%) DHCP
9 11 (0.83%) MPLS
10 9 (0.68%) HSRP
10 9 (0.68%) VRRP
10 9 (0.68%) BGP
10 9 (0.68%) EIGRP
10 9 (0.68%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (15.80%) SQL Server
2 67 (5.04%) Oracle Database
3 54 (4.06%) Relational Database
4 47 (3.54%) MySQL
5 36 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 36 (2.71%) MongoDB
6 31 (2.33%) Big Data
7 28 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (2.03%) NoSQL
9 18 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (1.35%) QlikView
9 18 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (1.13%) Redis
11 14 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (0.98%) RavenDB
12 13 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
13 12 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 10 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 285 (21.44%) Selenium
2 207 (15.58%) LoadRunner
2 207 (15.58%) JMeter
3 188 (14.15%) QuickTest Pro
4 142 (10.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 127 (9.56%) JIRA
6 113 (8.50%) Cucumber
7 110 (8.28%) NUnit
8 103 (7.75%) Visual Studio
9 102 (7.67%) WebDriver
10 82 (6.17%) JUnit
11 78 (5.87%) Git (software)
12 56 (4.21%) Jenkins
13 52 (3.91%) Rhino Mocks
14 42 (3.16%) Rational Performance Tester
15 35 (2.63%) SoapUI
16 33 (2.48%) Appium
16 33 (2.48%) eggPlant
17 32 (2.41%) Subversion
18 31 (2.33%) Calabash
General
1 410 (30.85%) Finance
2 122 (9.18%) Banking
3 90 (6.77%) Retail
4 58 (4.36%) Telecoms
5 53 (3.99%) Marketing
6 25 (1.88%) Back Office
7 23 (1.73%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.66%) Front Office
9 18 (1.35%) Advertising
10 15 (1.13%) Games
11 12 (0.90%) Aerospace
12 10 (0.75%) Legal
13 8 (0.60%) Publishing
14 7 (0.53%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.23%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.23%) Automotive
15 3 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.15%) Law
16 2 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 323 (24.30%) Analyst
2 280 (21.07%) Test Analyst
3 242 (18.21%) Tester
4 212 (15.95%) Developer
5 171 (12.87%) Test Manager
6 84 (6.32%) Test Leader
7 83 (6.25%) Consultant
7 83 (6.25%) Test Engineer
8 64 (4.82%) Performance Tester
8 64 (4.82%) Performance Analyst
9 62 (4.67%) Software Tester
9 62 (4.67%) Test Consultant
10 50 (3.76%) .NET Developer
10 50 (3.76%) Performance Test Analyst
11 44 (3.31%) QA Tester
11 44 (3.31%) Performance Manager
12 43 (3.24%) Performance Test Manager
12 43 (3.24%) Architect
13 41 (3.09%) QA Engineer
14 40 (3.01%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (12.79%) .NET
2 122 (9.18%) HTML
3 100 (7.52%) Web Services
4 79 (5.94%) XML
5 63 (4.74%) CSS
6 58 (4.36%) ASP.NET
6 58 (4.36%) HTML5
7 37 (2.78%) SOAP
7 37 (2.78%) CSS3
8 33 (2.48%) Middleware
9 32 (2.41%) Gherkin
10 30 (2.26%) Spring
10 30 (2.26%) REST
11 29 (2.18%) .NET Framework
11 29 (2.18%) Ajax
12 27 (2.03%) WCF
12 27 (2.03%) Hibernate
12 27 (2.03%) XSL
13 22 (1.66%) J2EE
14 21 (1.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 133 (10.01%) Computer Science
2 111 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (8.35%) Open Source
3 69 (5.19%) Mathematics
4 52 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 50 (3.76%) Mobile App
6 30 (2.26%) Blog
7 27 (2.03%) Replication
7 27 (2.03%) N-Tier
8 22 (1.66%) Statistics
8 22 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.43%) User Experience
10 18 (1.35%) iPhone
11 15 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 14 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
13 12 (0.90%) Client/Server
13 12 (0.90%) Visualisation
13 12 (0.90%) iPad
14 11 (0.83%) Video on Demand
15 10 (0.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 162 (12.19%) Windows
2 139 (10.46%) Linux
3 81 (6.09%) UNIX
4 42 (3.16%) Apple iOS
5 29 (2.18%) Android
6 22 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.13%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.98%) Windows XP
11 12 (0.90%) Solaris
12 10 (0.75%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.68%) AIX
14 8 (0.60%) Windows Vista
15 7 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.15%) VMS
16 2 (0.15%) CentOS
17 1 (0.075%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.075%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.075%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 661 (49.74%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (22.35%) Test Automation
3 251 (18.89%) Test Scripting
4 240 (18.06%) Test Strategy
5 190 (14.30%) Software Testing
6 185 (13.92%) TDD
7 182 (13.69%) Scrum
8 172 (12.94%) BDD
9 158 (11.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 156 (11.74%) Test Management
11 153 (11.51%) Unit Testing
12 152 (11.44%) Software Engineering
13 151 (11.36%) Regression Testing
14 141 (10.61%) Mentoring
15 134 (10.08%) Manual Testing
16 131 (9.86%) Integration Testing
17 129 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
18 124 (9.33%) Automated Testing
19 112 (8.43%) User Stories
20 96 (7.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 412 (31.00%) SQL
2 322 (24.23%) Java
3 243 (18.28%) C#
4 192 (14.45%) JavaScript
5 86 (6.47%) Python
6 77 (5.79%) Perl
7 76 (5.72%) C++
8 50 (3.76%) PHP
9 42 (3.16%) Ruby
10 38 (2.86%) Shell Script
11 31 (2.33%) C
12 30 (2.26%) PL/SQL
13 25 (1.88%) T-SQL
14 23 (1.73%) Bash Shell
15 22 (1.66%) PowerShell
16 21 (1.58%) Scala
17 20 (1.50%) VB
18 18 (1.35%) Groovy
19 12 (0.90%) AWK
20 10 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 233 (17.53%) ISEB
2 192 (14.45%) ISTQB
3 159 (11.96%) Degree
4 78 (5.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 56 (4.21%) Security Cleared
6 35 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 30 (2.26%) VCP4
8 16 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
8 16 (1.20%) DV Cleared
9 14 (1.05%) Sun Certification
10 10 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.68%) HND
11 9 (0.68%) CCNP
11 9 (0.68%) CCDA
12 8 (0.60%) PMP
12 8 (0.60%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.60%) IBM Certification
13 7 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 4 (0.30%) CCDP
15 3 (0.23%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 455 (34.24%) QA
2 17 (1.28%) SLA
3 14 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.075%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.05%) vSphere
3 10 (0.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 9 (0.68%) NFS
5 8 (0.60%) SRDF
6 7 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.30%) Active Directory
9 3 (0.23%) Docker
9 3 (0.23%) Firmware
10 1 (0.075%) KVM
10 1 (0.075%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 245 (18.43%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (2.26%) Puppet
3 28 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.83%) Capistrano
5 10 (0.75%) HP SiteScope
6 6 (0.45%) Nagios
7 5 (0.38%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.30%) Ansible
9 3 (0.23%) Pingdom
9 3 (0.23%) Opsview
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.23%) Netcool
9 3 (0.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.15%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.15%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.075%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.075%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.075%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 246 (18.51%) HP
2 221 (16.63%) Microsoft
3 153 (11.51%) Oracle
4 67 (5.04%) IBM
5 31 (2.33%) VMware
6 29 (2.18%) Cisco
7 27 (2.03%) SAP
8 22 (1.66%) TOWER Software
9 20 (1.50%) Google
10 19 (1.43%) TIBCO
11 17 (1.28%) Siebel
11 17 (1.28%) EMC
12 14 (1.05%) Citrix
12 14 (1.05%) Fujitsu
13 12 (0.90%) Brocade
14 11 (0.83%) SOASTA, Inc
14 11 (0.83%) Red Hat
15 10 (0.75%) NetApp
15 10 (0.75%) Sun
15 10 (0.75%) Hitachi
London
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + £6,000 car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20000 - 35000
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, etc.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
South East
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum plus bens plus bonus
Posted: 4 days ago