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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 392 416 399
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -17
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 687 546 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.55% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.69% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 574 415 524
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
87806 79197 86082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.80% 79.57% 78.05%
Number of salaries quoted 70655 65397 73602
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +38 314 £50,000 -9.09% 32
South East +5 122 £45,000 +20.00% 14
East of England +1 72 £47,500 +5.55% 3
North West +28 65 £40,750 -4.11% 8
South West -12 32 £35,000 -8.49% 5
Yorkshire -78 27 £50,000 +31.57% 6
West Midlands 0 23 £52,500 -8.69% 3
East Midlands -14 17 £50,000 +90.47%
North East +7 14 £36,500 -33.63% 3
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 508 (33.93%) SQL
2 502 (33.53%) QA
3 405 (27.05%) Finance
4 385 (25.72%) Java
5 367 (24.52%) Selenium
6 360 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
7 298 (19.91%) .NET
8 297 (19.84%) C#
9 293 (19.57%) LoadRunner
10 290 (19.37%) Test Scripting
11 278 (18.57%) Degree
12 272 (18.17%) Test Automation
13 256 (17.10%) ISEB
13 256 (17.10%) Scrum
14 252 (16.83%) Automated Testing
15 243 (16.23%) Test Strategy
16 234 (15.63%) Oracle
17 229 (15.30%) QuickTest Pro
18 228 (15.23%) SQL Server
19 226 (15.10%) Microsoft
20 218 (14.56%) Software Testing
21 217 (14.50%) HP
22 210 (14.03%) HP Quality Center
23 197 (13.16%) ISTQB
23 197 (13.16%) JMeter
24 192 (12.83%) Linux
25 177 (11.82%) TDD
26 176 (11.76%) Regression Testing
27 175 (11.69%) Visual Studio
28 169 (11.29%) HTML

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (2.67%) Confluence
2 32 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 31 (2.07%) IIS
4 30 (2.00%) Jetty
5 28 (1.87%) Apache
6 27 (1.80%) Node.js
7 21 (1.40%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.00%) CMS
9 14 (0.94%) nginx
10 13 (0.87%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.73%) Moodle
12 9 (0.60%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.53%) SAS
14 7 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
14 7 (0.47%) Lync
15 6 (0.40%) Apache Pig
16 5 (0.33%) CICS
16 5 (0.33%) WebSphere
17 4 (0.27%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 87 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.60%) MS Office
3 8 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.20%) FastStats
7 2 (0.13%) MS Project
7 2 (0.13%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
1 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (0.33%) Magento
2 4 (0.27%) JDE OneWorld
3 3 (0.20%) Sophis RISQUE
3 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.13%) SAP ECC
4 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.067%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.067%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.067%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.067%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.067%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.067%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.067%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.47%) SaaS
2 14 (0.94%) GitHub
3 12 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.33%) Trello
7 4 (0.27%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 3 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.20%) Route 53
8 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.13%) Heroku
9 2 (0.13%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.067%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (4.54%) TCP/IP
2 64 (4.28%) HTTP
3 48 (3.21%) Internet
4 43 (2.87%) WAN
5 42 (2.81%) LAN
6 23 (1.54%) Firewall
7 20 (1.34%) DNS
8 18 (1.20%) SAN
9 15 (1.00%) SSL
10 13 (0.87%) LDAP
11 12 (0.80%) VPN
12 9 (0.60%) Ethernet
12 9 (0.60%) SSH
13 7 (0.47%) NAS
13 7 (0.47%) SNMP
14 6 (0.40%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.40%) DHCP
14 6 (0.40%) MVNO
15 5 (0.33%) BGP
16 4 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (15.23%) SQL Server
2 77 (5.14%) Relational Database
3 75 (5.01%) MySQL
4 68 (4.54%) Oracle Database
5 60 (4.01%) Big Data
6 39 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (2.00%) NoSQL
8 28 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (1.80%) MongoDB
9 27 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 22 (1.47%) Hadoop
11 21 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (1.14%) Redis
13 15 (1.00%) RDBMS
14 13 (0.87%) DB2
14 13 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
14 13 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 12 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 367 (24.52%) Selenium
2 293 (19.57%) LoadRunner
3 229 (15.30%) QuickTest Pro
4 197 (13.16%) JMeter
5 175 (11.69%) Visual Studio
6 131 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 118 (7.88%) Jenkins
8 107 (7.15%) Git (software)
9 99 (6.61%) JIRA
10 94 (6.28%) NUnit
11 79 (5.28%) WebDriver
12 75 (5.01%) Hudson
13 73 (4.88%) SoapUI
14 69 (4.61%) Subversion
15 66 (4.41%) Maven
16 58 (3.87%) JUnit
17 53 (3.54%) Cucumber
18 46 (3.07%) Rhino Mocks
19 38 (2.54%) Eclipse
20 37 (2.47%) Ant
General
1 405 (27.05%) Finance
2 135 (9.02%) Retail
3 69 (4.61%) Banking
4 65 (4.34%) Marketing
5 64 (4.28%) Telecoms
6 38 (2.54%) Back Office
7 18 (1.20%) Law
7 18 (1.20%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.14%) Games
9 16 (1.07%) Legal
10 15 (1.00%) Advertising
11 13 (0.87%) Publishing
12 12 (0.80%) Front Office
13 10 (0.67%) Military
14 7 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.33%) Electronics
15 5 (0.33%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.27%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 325 (21.71%) Analyst
2 289 (19.31%) Tester
3 250 (16.70%) Developer
4 245 (16.37%) Test Analyst
5 212 (14.16%) Test Manager
6 115 (7.68%) Test Engineer
7 107 (7.15%) Java Developer
8 91 (6.08%) Performance Tester
9 90 (6.01%) Senior Developer
10 79 (5.28%) QA Engineer
11 73 (4.88%) Consultant
12 71 (4.74%) Test Leader
13 65 (4.34%) Performance Manager
14 64 (4.28%) Senior Analyst
15 61 (4.07%) Performance Test Manager
16 59 (3.94%) Senior Tester
17 55 (3.67%) Software Engineer
18 53 (3.54%) Senior Test Analyst
18 53 (3.54%) QA Tester
19 51 (3.41%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (19.91%) .NET
2 169 (11.29%) HTML
3 140 (9.35%) CSS
4 128 (8.55%) Web Services
5 102 (6.81%) ASP.NET
6 80 (5.34%) CSS3
7 76 (5.08%) HTML5
8 63 (4.21%) jQuery
9 61 (4.07%) XML
10 58 (3.87%) .NET Framework
11 57 (3.81%) Spring
12 53 (3.54%) SOAP
13 50 (3.34%) Ajax
14 48 (3.21%) Gherkin
15 46 (3.07%) WCF
16 42 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC
17 40 (2.67%) J2EE
18 35 (2.34%) REST
19 33 (2.20%) EJB
19 33 (2.20%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 146 (9.75%) Computer Science
2 115 (7.68%) Open Source
3 50 (3.34%) Client/Server
4 47 (3.14%) Mathematics
5 43 (2.87%) Mobile App
6 21 (1.40%) Mainframe
7 20 (1.34%) Management Information System
7 20 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (0.87%) N-Tier
8 13 (0.87%) Clustering
9 12 (0.80%) Statistics
9 12 (0.80%) iPhone
10 10 (0.67%) DTV
11 9 (0.60%) VLE
11 9 (0.60%) E-Learning
11 9 (0.60%) Learning Management System
12 8 (0.53%) Replication
13 6 (0.40%) PMI
13 6 (0.40%) STB
13 6 (0.40%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 192 (12.83%) Linux
2 157 (10.49%) Windows
3 120 (8.02%) UNIX
4 51 (3.41%) Android
5 50 (3.34%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 14 (0.94%) CentOS
9 13 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (0.87%) Solaris
10 12 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.73%) Windows XP
11 11 (0.73%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.33%) AIX
14 4 (0.27%) VMS
14 4 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.27%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (19.37%) Test Scripting
3 272 (18.17%) Test Automation
4 256 (17.10%) Scrum
5 252 (16.83%) Automated Testing
6 243 (16.23%) Test Strategy
7 218 (14.56%) Software Testing
8 177 (11.82%) TDD
9 176 (11.76%) Regression Testing
10 165 (11.02%) Unit Testing
11 154 (10.29%) BDD
12 151 (10.09%) User Stories
13 142 (9.49%) User Acceptance Testing
14 130 (8.68%) E-Commerce
15 129 (8.62%) Integration Testing
16 125 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
17 117 (7.82%) Software Engineering
18 110 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
19 106 (7.08%) Test Management
20 104 (6.95%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 508 (33.93%) SQL
2 385 (25.72%) Java
3 297 (19.84%) C#
4 165 (11.02%) JavaScript
5 123 (8.22%) Python
6 91 (6.08%) C++
7 84 (5.61%) Perl
8 72 (4.81%) PL/SQL
9 52 (3.47%) Ruby
10 50 (3.34%) PHP
11 41 (2.74%) Bash Shell
12 40 (2.67%) T-SQL
12 40 (2.67%) VB
13 36 (2.40%) Shell Script
14 34 (2.27%) C
15 26 (1.74%) VBScript
16 22 (1.47%) Scala
17 12 (0.80%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.73%) PowerShell
19 10 (0.67%) sed
Qualifications
1 278 (18.57%) Degree
2 256 (17.10%) ISEB
3 197 (13.16%) ISTQB
4 115 (7.68%) Security Cleared
5 84 (5.61%) SC Cleared
6 61 (4.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 34 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 21 (1.40%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.80%) MCSE
11 10 (0.67%) MCSA
11 10 (0.67%) CISSP
12 9 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
13 8 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.47%) Brainbench
15 6 (0.40%) Sun Certification
15 6 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.40%) PMI Certification
16 5 (0.33%) CCNP
16 5 (0.33%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 502 (33.53%) QA
2 20 (1.34%) SLA
3 9 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.067%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.067%) WCAG
7 1 (0.067%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 19 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.07%) Hyper-V
3 12 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (0.67%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.60%) Shibboleth
6 5 (0.33%) vSphere
6 5 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.27%) vCloud
7 4 (0.27%) SRDF
7 4 (0.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (0.20%) Samba
8 3 (0.20%) NFS
9 1 (0.067%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.067%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.067%) KVM
Systems Management
1 210 (14.03%) HP Quality Center
2 53 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (2.74%) Puppet
4 20 (1.34%) Nagios
5 13 (0.87%) Ganglia
6 11 (0.73%) Zenoss
7 8 (0.53%) ZABBIX
8 7 (0.47%) Ansible
9 6 (0.40%) Capistrano
9 6 (0.40%) Netcool
9 6 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (0.33%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.27%) logstash
11 4 (0.27%) Salt
12 3 (0.20%) CA Wily
12 3 (0.20%) OSSEC
12 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 3 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.20%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 234 (15.63%) Oracle
2 226 (15.10%) Microsoft
3 217 (14.50%) HP
4 54 (3.61%) SAP
5 36 (2.40%) JBoss
6 33 (2.20%) Citrix
7 32 (2.14%) VMware
8 27 (1.80%) IBM
9 20 (1.34%) Atlassian
10 18 (1.20%) Cisco
11 16 (1.07%) Adobe
11 16 (1.07%) Perforce
11 16 (1.07%) Google
12 14 (0.94%) Hitachi
12 14 (0.94%) Red Hat
13 13 (0.87%) EMC
13 13 (0.87%) SOASTA, Inc
14 12 (0.80%) Fujitsu
15 11 (0.73%) TOWER Software
16 10 (0.67%) CA
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benifits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Midlands
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
North West
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sidcup, Kent
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + including benefits, 28 days hols
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
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