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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 399 359 421
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +62
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 617 812 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.74% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.89% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 494 658 438
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
83276 90851 80863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.09% 82.74% 80.98%
Number of salaries quoted 68571 74463 67326
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -91 240 £50,000 -5.66% 45
South East -6 137 £50,700 +19.29% 23
South West -2 52 £32,000 -13.51% 6
East of England -19 44 £45,000 -21.73% 7
Yorkshire -13 41 £35,000 -15.15% 1
North West +22 40 £43,250 +15.33% 10
West Midlands +4 33 £40,000 -25.58% 4
East Midlands +5 12 £37,500 +7.14% 1
North East -2 9 £50,000 +27.38%
Midlands -8 1 £38,500 -18.94%
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 687 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 488 (36.86%) QA
3 487 (36.78%) SQL
4 409 (30.89%) Finance
5 346 (26.13%) Java
6 340 (25.68%) Selenium
7 324 (24.47%) C#
8 284 (21.45%) Test Scripting
9 266 (20.09%) Test Automation
10 257 (19.41%) Test Strategy
11 252 (19.03%) SQL Server
12 249 (18.81%) .NET
13 236 (17.82%) ISEB
14 233 (17.60%) Microsoft
15 212 (16.01%) Oracle
16 211 (15.94%) HP
17 204 (15.41%) LoadRunner
18 201 (15.18%) ISTQB
19 197 (14.88%) JMeter
20 195 (14.73%) JavaScript
21 194 (14.65%) TDD
21 194 (14.65%) HP Quality Center
22 192 (14.50%) Automated Testing
23 186 (14.05%) Software Testing
24 175 (13.22%) BDD
25 169 (12.76%) Scrum
26 166 (12.54%) User Acceptance Testing
27 163 (12.31%) Unit Testing
28 159 (12.01%) Windows
29 156 (11.78%) Team Foundation Server

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 65 (4.91%) IIS
2 38 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 34 (2.57%) Apache
4 25 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 18 (1.36%) WebLogic
5 18 (1.36%) JBoss
6 16 (1.21%) Confluence
7 13 (0.98%) Node.js
8 8 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (0.60%) Drupal
9 7 (0.53%) Jetty
9 7 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
10 6 (0.45%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 6 (0.45%) Lync
11 4 (0.30%) CMS
11 4 (0.30%) SAS
11 4 (0.30%) nginx
12 3 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 143 (10.80%) MS Excel
2 36 (2.72%) MS Office
3 5 (0.38%) Mingle
4 4 (0.30%) FastStats
5 3 (0.23%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.23%) MS Project
5 3 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.076%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (1.21%) Changepoint
2 8 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.60%) Magento
3 7 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.23%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.23%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.15%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.076%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.076%) BASE24
9 1 (0.076%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.076%) PORTIA
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (1.59%) SaaS
3 16 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.30%) GitHub
6 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.076%) PaaS
7 1 (0.076%) IaaS
7 1 (0.076%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.63%) HTTP
2 28 (2.11%) Internet
3 25 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.59%) DNS
5 16 (1.21%) LAN
6 15 (1.13%) WAN
7 14 (1.06%) SAN
8 13 (0.98%) VPN
8 13 (0.98%) Firewall
9 11 (0.83%) HTTPS
10 8 (0.60%) VoIP
11 7 (0.53%) NAS
11 7 (0.53%) DHCP
11 7 (0.53%) MPLS
11 7 (0.53%) Wireless
11 7 (0.53%) VPLS
12 6 (0.45%) SNMP
12 6 (0.45%) ATM
12 6 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.38%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (19.03%) SQL Server
2 63 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 62 (4.68%) Relational Database
4 41 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (2.87%) MongoDB
6 37 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (2.27%) MySQL
9 28 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
11 22 (1.66%) RavenDB
12 21 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
13 20 (1.51%) Big Data
14 18 (1.36%) NoSQL
15 17 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
17 15 (1.13%) DB2
18 11 (0.83%) Redis
19 10 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
20 9 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 340 (25.68%) Selenium
2 204 (15.41%) LoadRunner
3 197 (14.88%) JMeter
4 156 (11.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 151 (11.40%) QuickTest Pro
6 123 (9.29%) Visual Studio
7 120 (9.06%) WebDriver
8 118 (8.91%) Cucumber
9 111 (8.38%) JIRA
10 99 (7.48%) NUnit
11 74 (5.59%) JUnit
12 72 (5.44%) Jenkins
13 63 (4.76%) Git (software)
14 51 (3.85%) SoapUI
15 42 (3.17%) Rhino Mocks
16 37 (2.79%) Eclipse
17 36 (2.72%) Maven
17 36 (2.72%) SpecFlow
18 32 (2.42%) MSTest
19 31 (2.34%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 409 (30.89%) Finance
2 119 (8.99%) Banking
3 75 (5.66%) Retail
4 53 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 40 (3.02%) Marketing
6 38 (2.87%) Front Office
7 27 (2.04%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.13%) Back Office
9 14 (1.06%) Advertising
10 13 (0.98%) Publishing
11 12 (0.91%) Games
12 11 (0.83%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.76%) Legal
14 7 (0.53%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.38%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.23%) Automotive
16 3 (0.23%) Law
16 3 (0.23%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.15%) Billing
17 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 306 (23.11%) Analyst
2 259 (19.56%) Test Analyst
3 236 (17.82%) Developer
4 214 (16.16%) Tester
5 162 (12.24%) Test Manager
6 84 (6.34%) Consultant
7 81 (6.12%) QA Engineer
8 78 (5.89%) Test Engineer
9 75 (5.66%) Test Leader
10 65 (4.91%) Test Consultant
11 54 (4.08%) Software Tester
12 53 (4.00%) Performance Manager
13 52 (3.93%) QA Tester
13 52 (3.93%) Performance Test Manager
14 50 (3.78%) Software Developer
15 41 (3.10%) Architect
15 41 (3.10%) Performance Analyst
16 40 (3.02%) Senior Tester
16 40 (3.02%) Automation Tester
17 36 (2.72%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (18.81%) .NET
2 150 (11.33%) Web Services
3 147 (11.10%) HTML
4 102 (7.70%) XML
5 99 (7.48%) ASP.NET
6 70 (5.29%) SOAP
7 67 (5.06%) CSS
8 54 (4.08%) WCF
9 37 (2.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 36 (2.72%) Middleware
11 34 (2.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (2.49%) HTML5
12 33 (2.49%) Gherkin
12 33 (2.49%) Spring
13 32 (2.42%) REST
14 31 (2.34%) Ajax
15 30 (2.27%) WinForms
15 30 (2.27%) J2EE
16 28 (2.11%) .NET Framework
17 27 (2.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 150 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (6.72%) Computer Science
3 48 (3.63%) Mathematics
4 43 (3.25%) Mobile App
5 33 (2.49%) Management Information System
6 28 (2.11%) N-Tier
6 28 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 28 (2.11%) Blog
7 24 (1.81%) Clustering
8 17 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.13%) Visualisation
10 14 (1.06%) Mainframe
11 13 (0.98%) User Experience
11 13 (0.98%) Client/Server
11 13 (0.98%) Derivative
11 13 (0.98%) Statistics
12 12 (0.91%) Replication
13 11 (0.83%) Data Centre
14 10 (0.76%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 159 (12.01%) Windows
2 123 (9.29%) Linux
3 75 (5.66%) UNIX
4 27 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.21%) Android
6 13 (0.98%) Windows 7
7 12 (0.91%) AIX
7 12 (0.91%) Solaris
8 11 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.76%) Windows 8
9 10 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.68%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.53%) Windows Vista
12 6 (0.45%) zOS
13 5 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.15%) VMS
14 2 (0.15%) CentOS
15 1 (0.076%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 687 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (21.45%) Test Scripting
3 266 (20.09%) Test Automation
4 257 (19.41%) Test Strategy
5 194 (14.65%) TDD
6 192 (14.50%) Automated Testing
7 186 (14.05%) Software Testing
8 175 (13.22%) BDD
9 169 (12.76%) Scrum
10 166 (12.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 163 (12.31%) Unit Testing
12 155 (11.71%) Manual Testing
13 154 (11.63%) Regression Testing
14 149 (11.25%) Integration Testing
15 147 (11.10%) Mentoring
16 145 (10.95%) Test Management
17 140 (10.57%) Software Engineering
18 133 (10.05%) User Stories
19 132 (9.97%) SDLC
19 132 (9.97%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 487 (36.78%) SQL
2 346 (26.13%) Java
3 324 (24.47%) C#
4 195 (14.73%) JavaScript
5 76 (5.74%) C++
6 66 (4.98%) T-SQL
7 60 (4.53%) Python
8 56 (4.23%) PHP
9 48 (3.63%) Ruby
10 47 (3.55%) Perl
11 42 (3.17%) PL/SQL
12 40 (3.02%) Shell Script
13 34 (2.57%) C
13 34 (2.57%) VB
14 21 (1.59%) Groovy
14 21 (1.59%) Bash Shell
15 15 (1.13%) VB6
16 11 (0.83%) Scala
16 11 (0.83%) AWK
17 10 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 236 (17.82%) ISEB
2 201 (15.18%) ISTQB
3 134 (10.12%) Degree
4 86 (6.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 53 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 17 (1.28%) SC Cleared
7 14 (1.06%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.68%) HND
8 9 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
9 8 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (0.53%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.45%) OCPJP
11 6 (0.45%) PMP
11 6 (0.45%) Sun Certification
12 5 (0.38%) CCNP
12 5 (0.38%) CCDA
12 5 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.30%) IBM Certification
14 3 (0.23%) IC3 Certification
15 2 (0.15%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 488 (36.86%) QA
2 9 (0.68%) SLA
3 8 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.076%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (0.76%) Docker
2 8 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 6 (0.45%) NFS
4 6 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.30%) Firmware
5 4 (0.30%) SRDF
6 3 (0.23%) vSphere
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 194 (14.65%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.28%) Puppet
4 5 (0.38%) Ansible
5 4 (0.30%) HP SiteScope
5 4 (0.30%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.15%) Netcool
7 2 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.15%) Nagios
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.15%) Salt
7 2 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.15%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.076%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.076%) nmon
8 1 (0.076%) Iperf
8 1 (0.076%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.076%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 233 (17.60%) Microsoft
2 212 (16.01%) Oracle
3 211 (15.94%) HP
4 59 (4.46%) IBM
5 33 (2.49%) SAP
6 20 (1.51%) Siebel
7 19 (1.44%) VMware
8 18 (1.36%) TIBCO
8 18 (1.36%) Atlassian
9 16 (1.21%) Google
10 15 (1.13%) Tableau
10 15 (1.13%) Cisco
11 14 (1.06%) TOWER Software
11 14 (1.06%) Sybase
12 13 (0.98%) EMC
12 13 (0.98%) Teradata
13 12 (0.91%) Sun
14 10 (0.76%) Citrix
14 10 (0.76%) Green Hat
15 9 (0.68%) Red Hat
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35k - £45k+ Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive plus salary
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £35-55,000 + excellent package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £35-55,000 + excellent package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £35-55,000 + excellent package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-40k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
First Point IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Salary: £48000 - £54000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Environment Agency
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Environment Agency
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30- £50,000 + numerous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday