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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 394 375 371
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 675 781 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.69% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.85% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 535 638 563
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
85964 92342 85115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.18% 82.10% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 70360 74842 70738
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -71 256 £51,500 -1.90% 34
South East +34 156 £52,500 +26.50% 14
Yorkshire +6 72 £39,000 -13.33% 3
East of England +21 61 £50,000 -13.04% 5
North West +6 51 £33,000 -12.00% 5
South West -20 43 £38,500 +10.00% 1
West Midlands -13 23 £40,000 +6.66% 3
East Midlands +16 7 - - 1
North East -9 1 - - 1
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 678 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
2 488 (36.83%) QA
3 486 (36.68%) SQL
4 418 (31.55%) Finance
5 367 (27.70%) Java
6 311 (23.47%) Selenium
7 292 (22.04%) Test Scripting
8 283 (21.36%) Test Automation
9 264 (19.92%) C#
10 260 (19.62%) Test Strategy
11 240 (18.11%) ISEB
12 231 (17.43%) SQL Server
13 229 (17.28%) HP
14 220 (16.60%) LoadRunner
15 217 (16.38%) Microsoft
16 210 (15.85%) JMeter
17 209 (15.77%) HP Quality Center
18 208 (15.70%) JavaScript
19 200 (15.09%) .NET
19 200 (15.09%) ISTQB
20 195 (14.72%) TDD
21 188 (14.19%) Software Testing
22 183 (13.81%) Oracle
23 181 (13.66%) Scrum
24 179 (13.51%) QuickTest Pro
25 177 (13.36%) BDD
26 168 (12.68%) Windows
26 168 (12.68%) Automated Testing
27 162 (12.23%) Regression Testing
27 162 (12.23%) User Acceptance Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 46 (3.47%) IIS
2 42 (3.17%) Apache
3 33 (2.49%) Tomcat
4 27 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 24 (1.81%) Confluence
6 23 (1.74%) Node.js
7 21 (1.58%) JBoss
8 13 (0.98%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.68%) Drupal
10 8 (0.60%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (0.60%) Apache ServiceMix
11 7 (0.53%) Lync
11 7 (0.53%) nginx
11 7 (0.53%) Jetty
12 6 (0.45%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 5 (0.38%) SAS
13 5 (0.38%) CMS
14 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPEL
14 3 (0.23%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 142 (10.72%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.26%) MS Office
3 4 (0.30%) Mingle
4 3 (0.23%) FastStats
4 3 (0.23%) MS Project
5 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.075%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.075%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (0.68%) Changepoint
2 8 (0.60%) Magento
3 7 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.45%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.23%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.15%) Sophis RISQUE
8 2 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.075%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.075%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.58%) SaaS
4 12 (0.91%) GitHub
5 3 (0.23%) IBM SmartCloud
5 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.00%) HTTP
2 31 (2.34%) Internet
3 23 (1.74%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.58%) SAN
5 18 (1.36%) DNS
5 18 (1.36%) LAN
6 17 (1.28%) WAN
7 15 (1.13%) Firewall
8 14 (1.06%) VPN
9 13 (0.98%) NAS
10 10 (0.75%) HTTPS
11 9 (0.68%) VoIP
12 8 (0.60%) DHCP
12 8 (0.60%) Wireless
12 8 (0.60%) MPLS
12 8 (0.60%) VPLS
13 6 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (0.45%) HSRP
13 6 (0.45%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 63 (4.75%) Oracle Database
3 59 (4.45%) Relational Database
4 41 (3.09%) MongoDB
5 35 (2.64%) MySQL
5 35 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (1.81%) Big Data
9 21 (1.58%) NoSQL
10 20 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (1.21%) DB2
12 16 (1.21%) RavenDB
13 15 (1.13%) Redis
14 14 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 12 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
16 11 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (0.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 311 (23.47%) Selenium
2 220 (16.60%) LoadRunner
3 210 (15.85%) JMeter
4 179 (13.51%) QuickTest Pro
5 140 (10.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 122 (9.21%) JIRA
7 121 (9.13%) Cucumber
8 111 (8.38%) WebDriver
9 110 (8.30%) Visual Studio
10 97 (7.32%) NUnit
11 77 (5.81%) JUnit
12 74 (5.58%) Git (software)
13 62 (4.68%) Jenkins
14 49 (3.70%) SoapUI
15 45 (3.40%) Rhino Mocks
16 38 (2.87%) Maven
16 38 (2.87%) Rational Performance Tester
17 36 (2.72%) Eclipse
18 33 (2.49%) Subversion
19 31 (2.34%) Calabash
General
1 418 (31.55%) Finance
2 113 (8.53%) Banking
3 82 (6.19%) Retail
4 47 (3.55%) Marketing
5 43 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.11%) Investment Banking
7 27 (2.04%) Front Office
8 23 (1.74%) Back Office
9 17 (1.28%) Advertising
10 12 (0.91%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.68%) Publishing
11 9 (0.68%) Games
11 9 (0.68%) Legal
12 6 (0.45%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.23%) Private Banking
13 3 (0.23%) Automotive
14 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.15%) Billing
15 1 (0.075%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 308 (23.25%) Analyst
2 266 (20.08%) Test Analyst
3 247 (18.64%) Tester
4 218 (16.45%) Developer
5 165 (12.45%) Test Manager
6 92 (6.94%) Test Leader
7 79 (5.96%) Consultant
8 74 (5.58%) Test Engineer
9 67 (5.06%) Test Consultant
9 67 (5.06%) QA Engineer
10 61 (4.60%) Software Tester
11 50 (3.77%) Performance Tester
11 50 (3.77%) Performance Manager
12 49 (3.70%) Performance Test Manager
13 47 (3.55%) QA Tester
14 46 (3.47%) Performance Analyst
15 44 (3.32%) Architect
16 41 (3.09%) Performance Test Leader
16 41 (3.09%) Automation Tester
17 38 (2.87%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (15.09%) .NET
2 149 (11.25%) HTML
3 142 (10.72%) Web Services
4 98 (7.40%) XML
5 76 (5.74%) ASP.NET
6 73 (5.51%) CSS
7 59 (4.45%) SOAP
8 47 (3.55%) HTML5
9 37 (2.79%) Ajax
10 36 (2.72%) WCF
10 36 (2.72%) Middleware
11 35 (2.64%) REST
12 34 (2.57%) Gherkin
13 32 (2.42%) CSS3
13 32 (2.42%) Spring
14 31 (2.34%) Hibernate
14 31 (2.34%) J2EE
15 28 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
16 26 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
17 24 (1.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 140 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (8.08%) Computer Science
3 101 (7.62%) Open Source
4 57 (4.30%) Mathematics
5 51 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 38 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 31 (2.34%) N-Tier
7 31 (2.34%) Blog
8 26 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (1.51%) Clustering
10 19 (1.43%) Replication
11 17 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.21%) iPhone
12 16 (1.21%) User Experience
12 16 (1.21%) Mainframe
13 12 (0.91%) Statistics
13 12 (0.91%) Visualisation
13 12 (0.91%) iPad
14 11 (0.83%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.75%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 168 (12.68%) Windows
2 136 (10.26%) Linux
3 76 (5.74%) UNIX
4 39 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 26 (1.96%) Android
6 16 (1.21%) Windows 7
6 16 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (0.98%) AIX
9 12 (0.91%) Windows XP
9 12 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.75%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.68%) Solaris
12 8 (0.60%) Windows Vista
12 8 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.45%) zOS
14 3 (0.23%) CentOS
15 2 (0.15%) VMS
16 1 (0.075%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.075%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 678 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (22.04%) Test Scripting
3 283 (21.36%) Test Automation
4 260 (19.62%) Test Strategy
5 195 (14.72%) TDD
6 188 (14.19%) Software Testing
7 181 (13.66%) Scrum
8 177 (13.36%) BDD
9 168 (12.68%) Automated Testing
10 162 (12.23%) Regression Testing
10 162 (12.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 156 (11.77%) Unit Testing
12 154 (11.62%) Manual Testing
13 147 (11.09%) Software Engineering
14 143 (10.79%) Test Management
15 137 (10.34%) Integration Testing
15 137 (10.34%) Mentoring
16 133 (10.04%) User Stories
17 130 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
18 103 (7.77%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 486 (36.68%) SQL
2 367 (27.70%) Java
3 264 (19.92%) C#
4 208 (15.70%) JavaScript
5 75 (5.66%) Python
6 70 (5.28%) C++
7 60 (4.53%) Perl
8 53 (4.00%) PHP
9 45 (3.40%) Ruby
10 40 (3.02%) PL/SQL
11 39 (2.94%) Shell Script
12 35 (2.64%) C
12 35 (2.64%) T-SQL
13 29 (2.19%) VB
14 20 (1.51%) Groovy
15 17 (1.28%) Bash Shell
16 15 (1.13%) Scala
17 13 (0.98%) PowerShell
18 12 (0.91%) AWK
19 8 (0.60%) VB6
Qualifications
1 240 (18.11%) ISEB
2 200 (15.09%) ISTQB
3 142 (10.72%) Degree
4 73 (5.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 48 (3.62%) Security Cleared
6 26 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 14 (1.06%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.75%) Sun Certification
8 10 (0.75%) ISEB Practitioner
9 9 (0.68%) PMI Certification
9 9 (0.68%) HND
10 8 (0.60%) PMP
10 8 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 6 (0.45%) OCPJP
11 6 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.45%) CCNP
11 6 (0.45%) CCDA
11 6 (0.45%) IBM Certification
12 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.23%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 488 (36.83%) QA
2 12 (0.91%) SLA
3 9 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.06%) vSphere
3 9 (0.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 8 (0.60%) Docker
4 8 (0.60%) NFS
5 7 (0.53%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.45%) SRDF
7 3 (0.23%) Firmware
8 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.075%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 209 (15.77%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.43%) Puppet
4 10 (0.75%) HP SiteScope
5 7 (0.53%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.23%) Nagios
6 3 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.23%) Opsview
7 2 (0.15%) Ansible
7 2 (0.15%) Pingdom
7 2 (0.15%) Netcool
7 2 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.15%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.075%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.075%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.075%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.075%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.075%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 229 (17.28%) HP
2 217 (16.38%) Microsoft
3 183 (13.81%) Oracle
4 71 (5.36%) IBM
5 31 (2.34%) SAP
6 29 (2.19%) VMware
7 19 (1.43%) TIBCO
7 19 (1.43%) Cisco
8 18 (1.36%) Siebel
8 18 (1.36%) TOWER Software
8 18 (1.36%) Google
8 18 (1.36%) Atlassian
9 16 (1.21%) EMC
10 13 (0.98%) Sybase
10 13 (0.98%) Tableau
11 12 (0.91%) Teradata
11 12 (0.91%) Red Hat
12 11 (0.83%) Sun
12 11 (0.83%) Brocade
13 10 (0.75%) SOASTA, Inc
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits etc
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Bedfordshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bens
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
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City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + package
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
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Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + package
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Salary: Very Competitive
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London
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Salary: Very Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive benefits package TBC
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Salary: From £42,000 to £47,000 per annum
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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