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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 404 383 444
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +61
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 633 749 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.68% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.83% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 498 629 400
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 £31,375 £34,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
86723 90581 82547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.74% 82.77% 81.07%
Number of salaries quoted 71804 73588 68269
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 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 30 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 -36 252 £57,750 +10.00% 40
South East +28 159 £50,000 +11.11% 22
South West +3 48 £32,500 -14.47% 7
East of England -37 38 £37,500 -34.78% 2
North West -14 34 £45,000 -2.17% 10
Yorkshire -4 33 £44,500 +1.13% 5
West Midlands +10 28 £32,500 -42.22% 3
East Midlands -2 17 £27,500 -42.70% 6
North East -16 10 £50,000 +35.13% 1
Midlands -14 1 £38,500 -18.94%
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 663 (51.60%) Agile Software Development
2 505 (39.30%) QA
3 430 (33.46%) SQL
4 400 (31.13%) Finance
5 384 (29.88%) Selenium
6 369 (28.72%) C#
7 340 (26.46%) Java
8 267 (20.78%) Test Automation
9 266 (20.70%) Test Scripting
9 266 (20.70%) .NET
10 260 (20.23%) Test Strategy
11 228 (17.74%) Automated Testing
12 220 (17.12%) Microsoft
13 217 (16.89%) Oracle
13 217 (16.89%) TDD
14 212 (16.50%) ISEB
15 208 (16.19%) JMeter
16 207 (16.11%) ISTQB
17 202 (15.72%) SQL Server
18 188 (14.63%) LoadRunner
18 188 (14.63%) Software Testing
19 186 (14.47%) BDD
20 185 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
20 185 (14.40%) HP
21 184 (14.32%) Manual Testing
22 168 (13.07%) Integration Testing
22 168 (13.07%) HP Quality Center
22 168 (13.07%) JavaScript
23 164 (12.76%) Unit Testing
24 158 (12.30%) Test Management

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 50 (3.89%) IIS
2 44 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 31 (2.41%) Apache
3 31 (2.41%) Tomcat
4 23 (1.79%) JBoss
5 17 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 14 (1.09%) nginx
7 12 (0.93%) WebSphere
8 10 (0.78%) Jetty
8 10 (0.78%) Confluence
9 8 (0.62%) Drupal
9 8 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (0.47%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 5 (0.39%) Apache ServiceMix
11 5 (0.39%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.39%) CMS
12 4 (0.31%) Alfresco
13 3 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.23%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.23%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 116 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.95%) MS Office
3 4 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.31%) FastStats
3 4 (0.31%) Mingle
4 3 (0.23%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (0.86%) Changepoint
2 8 (0.62%) Magento
3 6 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.39%) Temenos T24
4 5 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.16%) Primavera
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.16%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.16%) PORTIA
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.078%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.078%) BASE24
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.48%) SaaS
3 11 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.62%) GitHub
6 4 (0.31%) PaaS
7 3 (0.23%) Route 53
7 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.078%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.078%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.078%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.44%) HTTP
2 23 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 21 (1.63%) Internet
4 18 (1.40%) DNS
5 14 (1.09%) Firewall
6 13 (1.01%) HTTPS
7 11 (0.86%) SAN
8 8 (0.62%) VPN
8 8 (0.62%) LAN
8 8 (0.62%) WAN
9 6 (0.47%) DHCP
9 6 (0.47%) ATM
9 6 (0.47%) SNMP
9 6 (0.47%) Network Security
9 6 (0.47%) NAS
10 5 (0.39%) VLAN
11 3 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.23%) MGW
11 3 (0.23%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.23%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (15.72%) SQL Server
2 65 (5.06%) Relational Database
3 56 (4.36%) Oracle Database
4 37 (2.88%) MongoDB
5 35 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (2.41%) MySQL
8 29 (2.26%) RavenDB
8 29 (2.26%) Big Data
9 23 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (1.25%) Hadoop
12 15 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (1.17%) DB2
13 13 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (0.78%) Star Schema
16 9 (0.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 384 (29.88%) Selenium
2 208 (16.19%) JMeter
3 188 (14.63%) LoadRunner
4 148 (11.52%) WebDriver
5 136 (10.58%) JIRA
6 135 (10.51%) Visual Studio
7 133 (10.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 124 (9.65%) HP UFT
9 118 (9.18%) Cucumber
10 92 (7.16%) NUnit
11 86 (6.69%) Jenkins
12 79 (6.15%) JUnit
13 61 (4.75%) SoapUI
14 59 (4.59%) Git (software)
15 49 (3.81%) Maven
16 39 (3.04%) SpecFlow
17 34 (2.65%) Rhino Mocks
18 32 (2.49%) Subversion
19 30 (2.33%) Hudson
20 29 (2.26%) FitNesse
General
1 400 (31.13%) Finance
2 95 (7.39%) Banking
3 50 (3.89%) Retail
4 43 (3.35%) Telecoms
5 37 (2.88%) Marketing
6 30 (2.33%) Games
7 28 (2.18%) Front Office
8 19 (1.48%) Publishing
9 18 (1.40%) Investment Banking
10 17 (1.32%) Advertising
11 10 (0.78%) Back Office
12 9 (0.70%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.62%) Legal
14 6 (0.47%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.39%) Law
16 3 (0.23%) Automotive
17 1 (0.078%) Electronics
17 1 (0.078%) Local Government
17 1 (0.078%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 273 (21.25%) Analyst
2 234 (18.21%) Test Analyst
3 216 (16.81%) Developer
4 192 (14.94%) Tester
5 146 (11.36%) Test Manager
6 107 (8.33%) QA Engineer
7 91 (7.08%) Test Engineer
8 87 (6.77%) Test Leader
9 58 (4.51%) Consultant
10 51 (3.97%) QA Tester
11 48 (3.74%) Software Developer
11 48 (3.74%) Performance Test Leader
12 46 (3.58%) Senior Tester
13 43 (3.35%) Software Tester
13 43 (3.35%) QA Analyst
13 43 (3.35%) Automation Tester
14 39 (3.04%) Test Consultant
15 36 (2.80%) Performance Analyst
15 36 (2.80%) Architect
16 35 (2.72%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (20.70%) .NET
2 153 (11.91%) Web Services
3 138 (10.74%) HTML
4 103 (8.02%) ASP.NET
5 101 (7.86%) XML
6 96 (7.47%) SOAP
7 63 (4.90%) CSS
8 50 (3.89%) WCF
9 44 (3.42%) REST
9 44 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 42 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (3.27%) Spring
11 40 (3.11%) Gherkin
12 34 (2.65%) J2EE
13 32 (2.49%) Hibernate
14 31 (2.41%) WinForms
15 29 (2.26%) Middleware
15 29 (2.26%) HTML5
16 25 (1.95%) .NET Framework
16 25 (1.95%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 185 (14.40%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (5.14%) Computer Science
3 34 (2.65%) Mathematics
4 32 (2.49%) Mobile App
5 25 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 24 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 23 (1.79%) Clustering
7 23 (1.79%) User Experience
8 22 (1.71%) Blog
9 18 (1.40%) Statistics
10 17 (1.32%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.32%) N-Tier
11 16 (1.25%) Data Structures
12 15 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.17%) Mainframe
13 13 (1.01%) Derivative
14 12 (0.93%) Visualisation
14 12 (0.93%) Replication
14 12 (0.93%) Data Centre
15 10 (0.78%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 135 (10.51%) Windows
2 117 (9.11%) Linux
3 87 (6.77%) UNIX
4 30 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 19 (1.48%) Android
6 12 (0.93%) Solaris
7 11 (0.86%) AIX
7 11 (0.86%) CentOS
8 9 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.47%) zOS
10 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.31%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.31%) SUSE
11 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.23%) Debian
12 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (51.60%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (20.78%) Test Automation
3 266 (20.70%) Test Scripting
4 260 (20.23%) Test Strategy
5 228 (17.74%) Automated Testing
6 217 (16.89%) TDD
7 188 (14.63%) Software Testing
8 186 (14.47%) BDD
9 184 (14.32%) Manual Testing
10 168 (13.07%) Integration Testing
11 164 (12.76%) Unit Testing
12 158 (12.30%) Test Management
13 156 (12.14%) SDLC
14 149 (11.60%) User Stories
15 148 (11.52%) Regression Testing
16 145 (11.28%) Scrum
17 141 (10.97%) User Acceptance Testing
18 136 (10.58%) Mentoring
19 134 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
20 123 (9.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 430 (33.46%) SQL
2 369 (28.72%) C#
3 340 (26.46%) Java
4 168 (13.07%) JavaScript
5 78 (6.07%) T-SQL
6 70 (5.45%) Python
7 67 (5.21%) Ruby
8 66 (5.14%) C++
9 57 (4.44%) PHP
10 43 (3.35%) Perl
11 38 (2.96%) C
12 37 (2.88%) VB
13 34 (2.65%) Shell Script
14 32 (2.49%) PL/SQL
15 20 (1.56%) Bash Shell
16 18 (1.40%) Groovy
17 15 (1.17%) Scala
18 14 (1.09%) PowerShell
19 12 (0.93%) VB.NET
20 11 (0.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 212 (16.50%) ISEB
2 207 (16.11%) ISTQB
3 149 (11.60%) Degree
4 84 (6.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 79 (6.15%) Security Cleared
6 38 (2.96%) SC Cleared
7 20 (1.56%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (0.70%) Sun Certification
10 8 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (0.47%) OCPJP
12 4 (0.31%) HP ASE
12 4 (0.31%) IBM Certification
13 3 (0.23%) HND
13 3 (0.23%) IC3 Certification
14 2 (0.16%) CCNP
14 2 (0.16%) CCNA
14 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.16%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 505 (39.30%) QA
2 5 (0.39%) SLA
3 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.16%) GxP
5 1 (0.078%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.078%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.93%) Docker
3 7 (0.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 7 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.47%) NFS
4 6 (0.47%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (0.31%) SRDF
6 4 (0.31%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.16%) Firmware
8 1 (0.078%) XenApp
8 1 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 168 (13.07%) HP Quality Center
2 32 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (2.41%) Puppet
4 9 (0.70%) Ansible
5 8 (0.62%) Capistrano
6 7 (0.54%) Graphite
6 7 (0.54%) EMC VPLEX
7 6 (0.47%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.31%) Rundeck
8 4 (0.31%) SnapMirror
8 4 (0.31%) SnapVault
8 4 (0.31%) Nagios
9 3 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.23%) CFEngine
9 3 (0.23%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.16%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (0.16%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.16%) Netcool
10 2 (0.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 220 (17.12%) Microsoft
2 217 (16.89%) Oracle
3 185 (14.40%) HP
4 40 (3.11%) SAP
5 38 (2.96%) IBM
6 37 (2.88%) VMware
7 16 (1.25%) Atlassian
8 15 (1.17%) Tableau
8 15 (1.17%) Siebel
9 14 (1.09%) Red Hat
10 12 (0.93%) TOWER Software
10 12 (0.93%) EMC
11 11 (0.86%) Citrix
12 10 (0.78%) Sun
12 10 (0.78%) Teradata
12 10 (0.78%) Google
13 9 (0.70%) Telerik
13 9 (0.70%) Apple
13 9 (0.70%) Cisco
14 8 (0.62%) BT
London
ASOS.Com
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Leighton Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £70000 per annum + Bonus & strong benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago