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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 366 415 398
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -17
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 740 539 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.53% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.67% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 622 414 518
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87927 80192 86198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.43% 78.81% 77.60%
Number of salaries quoted 71391 66120 73967
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
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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 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 30 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 +43 359 £52,500 -4.54% 31
South East +6 128 £47,250 +45.38% 14
East of England +17 81 £57,500 +27.77% 7
North West +25 49 £46,000 +2.22% 3
Yorkshire -48 34 £46,000 +21.05% 1
South West -7 33 £38,000 -5.00% 8
West Midlands +12 21 £56,250 +12.50% 2
East Midlands +1 19 £48,000 +47.69% 1
North East +9 11 £37,000 +34.54%
Midlands +9 1 £47,500 -18.80%
Performance Testing
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Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 518 (33.61%) SQL
2 506 (32.84%) QA
3 397 (25.76%) Selenium
4 396 (25.70%) Java
5 384 (24.92%) Finance
6 347 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
7 315 (20.44%) C#
8 313 (20.31%) LoadRunner
9 312 (20.25%) .NET
10 291 (18.88%) Test Automation
11 290 (18.82%) Test Scripting
12 285 (18.49%) Degree
13 282 (18.30%) ISEB
14 263 (17.07%) Scrum
15 258 (16.74%) Automated Testing
16 257 (16.68%) Oracle
17 245 (15.90%) Test Strategy
18 239 (15.51%) SQL Server
19 238 (15.44%) QuickTest Pro
20 212 (13.76%) Microsoft
21 210 (13.63%) JMeter
22 208 (13.50%) HP
23 204 (13.24%) ISTQB
24 203 (13.17%) Software Testing
25 197 (12.78%) Linux
26 195 (12.65%) HP Quality Center
27 193 (12.52%) Unit Testing
28 184 (11.94%) TDD
29 173 (11.23%) Visual Studio
30 172 (11.16%) HTML

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 42 (2.73%) Confluence
2 34 (2.21%) SharePoint
3 33 (2.14%) IIS
4 32 (2.08%) Node.js
5 31 (2.01%) Jetty
5 31 (2.01%) Apache
6 26 (1.69%) Tomcat
7 16 (1.04%) nginx
8 15 (0.97%) WebLogic
9 12 (0.78%) CMS
10 11 (0.71%) Moodle
11 9 (0.58%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.52%) SAS
13 7 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
13 7 (0.45%) Lync
14 5 (0.32%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.32%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.32%) CICS
15 4 (0.26%) ColdFusion
15 4 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 92 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.45%) MS Visio
2 7 (0.45%) MS Office
2 7 (0.45%) 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%) Magento
1 5 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.26%) SimCorp Dimension
2 4 (0.26%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.065%) SmartPlant
4 1 (0.065%) Oracle Retail
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%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.065%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.065%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.17%) GitHub
2 17 (1.10%) SaaS
3 12 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.71%) 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 65 (4.22%) TCP/IP
2 54 (3.50%) HTTP
3 46 (2.99%) LAN
4 45 (2.92%) WAN
4 45 (2.92%) Internet
5 20 (1.30%) Firewall
6 19 (1.23%) SAN
7 16 (1.04%) DNS
8 14 (0.91%) SSL
9 13 (0.84%) LDAP
9 13 (0.84%) VPN
10 10 (0.65%) Ethernet
11 9 (0.58%) SSH
12 7 (0.45%) NAS
12 7 (0.45%) SNMP
13 6 (0.39%) Wireless
14 5 (0.32%) FTP
14 5 (0.32%) DHCP
14 5 (0.32%) HTTPS
15 4 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 81 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 74 (4.80%) MySQL
4 63 (4.09%) Big Data
5 62 (4.02%) Oracle Database
6 38 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 36 (2.34%) NoSQL
8 33 (2.14%) MongoDB
9 32 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (1.49%) Redis
10 23 (1.49%) Hadoop
11 21 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (0.91%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
14 14 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 13 (0.84%) DB2
Development Applications
1 397 (25.76%) Selenium
2 313 (20.31%) LoadRunner
3 238 (15.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 210 (13.63%) JMeter
5 173 (11.23%) Visual Studio
6 144 (9.34%) Jenkins
7 118 (7.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 115 (7.46%) Git (software)
9 92 (5.97%) Subversion
10 89 (5.78%) Hudson
11 88 (5.71%) NUnit
12 87 (5.65%) Maven
13 82 (5.32%) WebDriver
14 78 (5.06%) JIRA
15 73 (4.74%) SoapUI
16 62 (4.02%) Eclipse
17 60 (3.89%) Ant
18 56 (3.63%) JUnit
19 50 (3.24%) NetBeans
20 48 (3.11%) Cucumber
General
1 384 (24.92%) Finance
2 153 (9.93%) Retail
3 74 (4.80%) Banking
4 65 (4.22%) Telecoms
5 53 (3.44%) Marketing
6 51 (3.31%) Back Office
7 22 (1.43%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.23%) Law
9 18 (1.17%) Legal
10 17 (1.10%) Advertising
10 17 (1.10%) Publishing
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%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.19%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.19%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 320 (20.77%) Analyst
2 298 (19.34%) Tester
3 274 (17.78%) Developer
4 238 (15.44%) Test Analyst
5 221 (14.34%) Test Manager
6 127 (8.24%) Java Developer
7 119 (7.72%) Test Engineer
8 113 (7.33%) Senior Developer
9 92 (5.97%) Performance Tester
10 79 (5.13%) Test Leader
11 78 (5.06%) Consultant
12 72 (4.67%) QA Engineer
13 68 (4.41%) Performance Manager
14 64 (4.15%) Performance Test Manager
15 61 (3.96%) Senior Tester
15 61 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
16 59 (3.83%) Senior Analyst
17 58 (3.76%) Software Engineer
18 55 (3.57%) QA Tester
18 55 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (20.25%) .NET
2 172 (11.16%) HTML
3 149 (9.67%) CSS
4 142 (9.21%) Web Services
5 116 (7.53%) ASP.NET
6 85 (5.52%) jQuery
7 82 (5.32%) CSS3
8 79 (5.13%) HTML5
9 77 (5.00%) Spring
10 70 (4.54%) XML
11 69 (4.48%) .NET Framework
12 56 (3.63%) WCF
13 54 (3.50%) JSF
14 53 (3.44%) EJB
15 52 (3.37%) JPA
16 50 (3.24%) SOAP
16 50 (3.24%) Gherkin
17 49 (3.18%) Ajax
18 46 (2.99%) EJB 3.0
19 45 (2.92%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 142 (9.21%) Computer Science
2 117 (7.59%) Open Source
3 51 (3.31%) Client/Server
4 38 (2.47%) Mathematics
5 36 (2.34%) Mobile App
6 21 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 20 (1.30%) Mainframe
7 20 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.17%) Clustering
9 13 (0.84%) Social Media
10 12 (0.78%) Statistics
11 11 (0.71%) N-Tier
12 10 (0.65%) VLE
12 10 (0.65%) E-Learning
12 10 (0.65%) EFT
13 9 (0.58%) Learning Management System
14 8 (0.52%) Replication
14 8 (0.52%) DTV
14 8 (0.52%) iPhone
15 7 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 197 (12.78%) Linux
2 150 (9.73%) Windows
3 128 (8.31%) UNIX
4 51 (3.31%) Android
4 51 (3.31%) Apple iOS
5 26 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 15 (0.97%) Solaris
8 14 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (0.84%) CentOS
9 13 (0.84%) Windows XP
10 12 (0.78%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.26%) AIX
12 4 (0.26%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.19%) VMS
13 3 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (18.88%) Test Automation
3 290 (18.82%) Test Scripting
4 263 (17.07%) Scrum
5 258 (16.74%) Automated Testing
6 245 (15.90%) Test Strategy
7 203 (13.17%) Software Testing
8 193 (12.52%) Unit Testing
9 184 (11.94%) TDD
10 152 (9.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 150 (9.73%) BDD
12 145 (9.41%) E-Commerce
13 139 (9.02%) User Stories
14 135 (8.76%) Integration Testing
15 134 (8.70%) Regression Testing
16 120 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
17 119 (7.72%) Stakeholder Management
18 115 (7.46%) OO
18 115 (7.46%) Automation Testing
19 112 (7.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 518 (33.61%) SQL
2 396 (25.70%) Java
3 315 (20.44%) C#
4 164 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 118 (7.66%) Python
6 88 (5.71%) C++
7 75 (4.87%) Perl
8 70 (4.54%) PL/SQL
9 57 (3.70%) Ruby
10 51 (3.31%) PHP
11 44 (2.86%) 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 29 (1.88%) VBScript
16 20 (1.30%) Scala
17 14 (0.91%) PowerShell
18 12 (0.78%) VB.NET
19 9 (0.58%) sed
Qualifications
1 285 (18.49%) Degree
2 282 (18.30%) ISEB
3 204 (13.24%) ISTQB
4 130 (8.44%) Security Cleared
5 96 (6.23%) SC Cleared
6 69 (4.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 39 (2.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 24 (1.56%) DV Cleared
9 15 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
11 12 (0.78%) MCSE
11 12 (0.78%) MCSA
12 11 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.58%) CISSP
14 8 (0.52%) CCNP
14 8 (0.52%) Sun Certification
15 6 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (0.32%) CSQA
16 5 (0.32%) PMI Certification
16 5 (0.32%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 506 (32.84%) QA
2 19 (1.23%) SLA
3 15 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.065%) WCAG
6 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.065%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (1.17%) Hyper-V
3 13 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (0.58%) Shibboleth
4 9 (0.58%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.32%) vSphere
6 4 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.26%) vCloud
6 4 (0.26%) SRDF
6 4 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.19%) NFS
7 3 (0.19%) Samba
8 1 (0.065%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.065%) KVM
8 1 (0.065%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 195 (12.65%) 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%) Salt
10 3 (0.19%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.19%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (0.13%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 257 (16.68%) Oracle
2 212 (13.76%) Microsoft
3 208 (13.50%) HP
4 51 (3.31%) SAP
5 41 (2.66%) Citrix
6 38 (2.47%) IBM
7 37 (2.40%) JBoss
8 33 (2.14%) 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 13 (0.84%) EMC
14 13 (0.84%) Red Hat
15 12 (0.78%) Siebel
15 12 (0.78%) SOASTA, Inc
15 12 (0.78%) Fujitsu
16 10 (0.65%) Sybase
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Lewis Paige
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20k-25k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £36000 - £36500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago