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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 414 420 366
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -54
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 618 550 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.55% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.67% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 478 394 609
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £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
85300 82408 85840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.36% 81.93% 79.78%
Number of salaries quoted 70869 66754 73764
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 24 December 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 December 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 -41 265 £55,000 - 25
South East +34 123 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Yorkshire +8 61 £42,000 +29.23% 8
East of England -2 55 £60,000 +41.17% 4
South West -3 37 £40,000 +23.07% 3
North West -7 37 £30,000 -20.00% 5
East Midlands +30 16 £50,000 +53.84%
West Midlands -23 11 £42,500 +13.33% 2
North East -9 9 £37,000 -32.72% 2
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 586 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
2 452 (35.31%) QA
3 392 (30.63%) SQL
4 390 (30.47%) Finance
5 322 (25.16%) Java
6 268 (20.94%) Selenium
7 266 (20.78%) Test Automation
8 259 (20.23%) Test Scripting
9 244 (19.06%) HP Quality Center
10 224 (17.50%) C#
10 224 (17.50%) HP
10 224 (17.50%) Test Strategy
11 211 (16.48%) Microsoft
12 203 (15.86%) Scrum
13 199 (15.55%) Software Testing
14 194 (15.16%) LoadRunner
15 191 (14.92%) ISEB
15 191 (14.92%) Degree
16 181 (14.14%) JavaScript
16 181 (14.14%) JMeter
17 180 (14.06%) Regression Testing
18 173 (13.52%) SQL Server
19 170 (13.28%) QuickTest Pro
20 164 (12.81%) ISTQB
21 161 (12.58%) Windows
22 159 (12.42%) .NET
23 158 (12.34%) TDD
24 151 (11.80%) BDD
25 150 (11.72%) Linux
25 150 (11.72%) Manual Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (2.73%) Apache
2 31 (2.42%) IIS
3 27 (2.11%) Node.js
4 24 (1.88%) Confluence
4 24 (1.88%) Tomcat
5 21 (1.64%) SharePoint
6 15 (1.17%) nginx
7 11 (0.86%) Lync
8 9 (0.70%) JBoss
8 9 (0.70%) CMS
9 7 (0.55%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.47%) SAS
10 6 (0.47%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.39%) Moodle
11 5 (0.39%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.39%) Jetty
12 4 (0.31%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.23%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.23%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 102 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.48%) MS Office
3 7 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.16%) MS Project
6 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.94%) Markit EDM
2 7 (0.55%) Sophis RISQUE
3 6 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.31%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.23%) SAP ECC
5 3 (0.23%) JDE OneWorld
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.078%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.078%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.078%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.11%) SaaS
2 22 (1.72%) GitHub
3 9 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.31%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 4 (0.31%) PaaS
8 3 (0.23%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 71 (5.55%) HTTP
2 39 (3.05%) Internet
3 30 (2.34%) TCP/IP
4 28 (2.19%) LAN
4 28 (2.19%) WAN
5 23 (1.80%) DNS
6 21 (1.64%) Firewall
7 19 (1.48%) SAN
8 14 (1.09%) VPN
9 13 (1.02%) NAS
10 12 (0.94%) BGP
11 11 (0.86%) SSL
11 11 (0.86%) DHCP
12 10 (0.78%) VoIP
13 9 (0.70%) MPLS
13 9 (0.70%) OSPF
13 9 (0.70%) EIGRP
13 9 (0.70%) Wireless
13 9 (0.70%) VRRP
13 9 (0.70%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (13.52%) SQL Server
2 58 (4.53%) Oracle Database
3 57 (4.45%) MySQL
4 47 (3.67%) Big Data
5 40 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 28 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (1.88%) NoSQL
7 24 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (1.72%) MongoDB
9 14 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
10 13 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (0.94%) Hadoop
11 12 (0.94%) QlikView
11 12 (0.94%) Redis
12 11 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (0.78%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.63%) HBase
15 7 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 268 (20.94%) Selenium
2 194 (15.16%) LoadRunner
3 181 (14.14%) JMeter
4 170 (13.28%) QuickTest Pro
5 148 (11.56%) JIRA
6 130 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 121 (9.45%) Visual Studio
8 101 (7.89%) NUnit
9 85 (6.64%) WebDriver
10 82 (6.41%) Cucumber
11 80 (6.25%) Git (software)
12 66 (5.16%) Jenkins
13 64 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
14 60 (4.69%) JUnit
15 44 (3.44%) Hudson
16 41 (3.20%) Subversion
17 39 (3.05%) Maven
18 36 (2.81%) SpecFlow
19 35 (2.73%) SoapUI
20 34 (2.66%) eggPlant
General
1 390 (30.47%) Finance
2 87 (6.80%) Retail
3 81 (6.33%) Banking
4 67 (5.23%) Marketing
5 59 (4.61%) Telecoms
6 20 (1.56%) Back Office
7 19 (1.48%) Advertising
8 14 (1.09%) Games
9 12 (0.94%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.70%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.63%) Publishing
12 7 (0.55%) Front Office
13 6 (0.47%) Electronics
14 5 (0.39%) Legal
15 4 (0.31%) Automotive
16 3 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.23%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.16%) Law
18 1 (0.078%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 318 (24.84%) Analyst
2 269 (21.02%) Test Analyst
3 228 (17.81%) Tester
4 208 (16.25%) Developer
5 163 (12.73%) Test Manager
6 85 (6.64%) Test Engineer
7 79 (6.17%) Performance Tester
7 79 (6.17%) Test Leader
8 59 (4.61%) Consultant
9 58 (4.53%) QA Engineer
10 57 (4.45%) Java Developer
11 53 (4.14%) Senior Analyst
11 53 (4.14%) Performance Analyst
12 52 (4.06%) .NET Developer
13 45 (3.52%) Senior Test Analyst
14 43 (3.36%) Performance Test Analyst
15 42 (3.28%) Software Tester
15 42 (3.28%) Performance Engineer
16 41 (3.20%) QA Tester
17 38 (2.97%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (12.42%) .NET
2 138 (10.78%) HTML
3 96 (7.50%) Web Services
4 91 (7.11%) CSS
5 71 (5.55%) HTML5
6 61 (4.77%) XML
7 48 (3.75%) CSS3
8 45 (3.52%) REST
9 37 (2.89%) Gherkin
9 37 (2.89%) SOAP
9 37 (2.89%) ASP.NET
10 36 (2.81%) Spring
10 36 (2.81%) .NET Framework
11 32 (2.50%) Ajax
12 29 (2.27%) Hibernate
13 24 (1.88%) Middleware
13 24 (1.88%) J2EE
13 24 (1.88%) RESTful
14 23 (1.80%) XSL
14 23 (1.80%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 142 (11.09%) Computer Science
2 94 (7.34%) Open Source
3 84 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (5.63%) Mathematics
5 52 (4.06%) Mobile App
6 33 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 28 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (2.19%) iPhone
8 26 (2.03%) Statistics
9 24 (1.88%) User Experience
10 21 (1.64%) Replication
10 21 (1.64%) N-Tier
11 20 (1.56%) Client/Server
12 14 (1.09%) Video on Demand
13 13 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
14 12 (0.94%) iPad
14 12 (0.94%) Blog
15 11 (0.86%) Over-the-Top Content
15 11 (0.86%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.86%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 161 (12.58%) Windows
2 150 (11.72%) Linux
3 92 (7.19%) UNIX
4 43 (3.36%) Apple iOS
5 38 (2.97%) Android
6 26 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (1.17%) Solaris
9 11 (0.86%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.70%) CentOS
11 9 (0.70%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.47%) AIX
13 6 (0.47%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.31%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.23%) VMS
16 1 (0.078%) zOS
16 1 (0.078%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 586 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (20.78%) Test Automation
3 259 (20.23%) Test Scripting
4 224 (17.50%) Test Strategy
5 203 (15.86%) Scrum
6 199 (15.55%) Software Testing
7 180 (14.06%) Regression Testing
8 158 (12.34%) TDD
9 151 (11.80%) BDD
10 150 (11.72%) Manual Testing
11 143 (11.17%) Software Engineering
12 139 (10.86%) Automated Testing
13 135 (10.55%) Test Management
14 134 (10.47%) Unit Testing
15 126 (9.84%) Mentoring
16 122 (9.53%) User Acceptance Testing
17 118 (9.22%) Integration Testing
18 112 (8.75%) User Stories
19 102 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
20 96 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 392 (30.63%) SQL
2 322 (25.16%) Java
3 224 (17.50%) C#
4 181 (14.14%) JavaScript
5 102 (7.97%) Python
6 89 (6.95%) Perl
7 86 (6.72%) C++
8 48 (3.75%) PHP
9 41 (3.20%) Shell Script
10 35 (2.73%) C
11 34 (2.66%) PL/SQL
12 32 (2.50%) Ruby
13 28 (2.19%) Bash Shell
14 27 (2.11%) PowerShell
15 26 (2.03%) Scala
16 21 (1.64%) T-SQL
17 14 (1.09%) VB
18 11 (0.86%) VBA
18 11 (0.86%) VBScript
19 8 (0.63%) AWK
Qualifications
1 191 (14.92%) ISEB
1 191 (14.92%) Degree
2 164 (12.81%) ISTQB
3 71 (5.55%) Security Cleared
4 68 (5.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 51 (3.98%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 16 (1.25%) DV Cleared
8 13 (1.02%) Sun Certification
9 12 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
10 9 (0.70%) CCNP
10 9 (0.70%) CCDA
11 8 (0.63%) MCSE
11 8 (0.63%) MCSA
11 8 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.63%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (0.55%) Brainbench
13 5 (0.39%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 452 (35.31%) QA
2 20 (1.56%) SLA
3 14 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.16%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 28 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.09%) vSphere
3 9 (0.70%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.39%) SRDF
5 5 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 5 (0.39%) NFS
5 5 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.31%) Shibboleth
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.16%) vCloud
8 2 (0.16%) KVM
9 1 (0.078%) Docker
Systems Management
1 244 (19.06%) HP Quality Center
2 41 (3.20%) Puppet
3 37 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.09%) Nagios
5 11 (0.86%) Capistrano
6 7 (0.55%) ZABBIX
6 7 (0.55%) HP SiteScope
7 5 (0.39%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.39%) Ansible
7 5 (0.39%) Ganglia
7 5 (0.39%) Zenoss
8 4 (0.31%) Pingdom
9 3 (0.23%) Salt
9 3 (0.23%) Opsview
9 3 (0.23%) Netcool
9 3 (0.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (0.23%) OSSEC
10 2 (0.16%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 224 (17.50%) HP
2 211 (16.48%) Microsoft
3 127 (9.92%) Oracle
4 41 (3.20%) VMware
5 27 (2.11%) SAP
6 26 (2.03%) Cisco
7 24 (1.88%) IBM
7 24 (1.88%) TOWER Software
8 18 (1.41%) Citrix
9 15 (1.17%) Red Hat
10 13 (1.02%) Google
10 13 (1.02%) SOASTA, Inc
11 12 (0.94%) EMC
12 11 (0.86%) Fujitsu
13 10 (0.78%) Ab Initio
13 10 (0.78%) Siebel
14 8 (0.63%) NetApp
14 8 (0.63%) TIBCO
14 8 (0.63%) Splunk
15 7 (0.55%) Demandware
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Macquarie
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capco
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: DOE plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Corporate Project Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension (or cash), bonus, £5k benefi
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Sporting Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 65,000
Posted: 5 days ago