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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 377 398 422
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +24
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 698 668 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.63% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.76% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 548 556 419
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
86687 88196 80823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 85.08% 82.84% 81.86%
Number of salaries quoted 72435 71039 66912
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -16 275 £57,500 +15.00% 40
South East +50 170 £45,250 +0.55% 14
North West -20 51 £40,000 - 12
South West +1 43 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Yorkshire +29 41 £44,500 -11.00% 7
East of England -25 41 £37,500 -23.07% 15
East Midlands +8 27 £35,000 -30.00% 3
West Midlands -2 27 £30,000 -41.46% 11
North East -5 10 £50,000 +36.98%
Midlands - 1 £57,500 -
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 673 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
2 557 (41.75%) QA
3 427 (32.01%) SQL
4 417 (31.26%) Selenium
5 391 (29.31%) C#
6 383 (28.71%) Finance
7 372 (27.89%) Java
8 302 (22.64%) Test Scripting
9 281 (21.06%) Test Automation
10 277 (20.76%) .NET
11 263 (19.72%) Test Strategy
12 244 (18.29%) Automated Testing
13 239 (17.92%) Oracle
14 227 (17.02%) ISEB
15 226 (16.94%) HP
15 226 (16.94%) Microsoft
16 221 (16.57%) ISTQB
17 220 (16.49%) LoadRunner
18 216 (16.19%) TDD
19 214 (16.04%) Software Testing
20 208 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
21 206 (15.44%) SQL Server
22 205 (15.37%) Manual Testing
23 202 (15.14%) JMeter
24 198 (14.84%) BDD
25 192 (14.39%) Web Services
26 191 (14.32%) HP Quality Center
27 185 (13.87%) JavaScript
28 181 (13.57%) Scrum
29 176 (13.19%) Integration Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 53 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 46 (3.45%) IIS
3 27 (2.02%) Tomcat
4 25 (1.87%) Apache
5 20 (1.50%) JBoss
6 16 (1.20%) WebLogic
7 15 (1.12%) nginx
8 13 (0.97%) Confluence
9 10 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.67%) CMS
11 8 (0.60%) Jetty
12 6 (0.45%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 5 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
14 4 (0.30%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.30%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.30%) SAS
15 3 (0.22%) Tuxedo
15 3 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.22%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 116 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.57%) MS Office
3 9 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.30%) FastStats
4 4 (0.30%) Mingle
4 4 (0.30%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.22%) HipChat
6 2 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.82%) Changepoint
3 8 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.37%) Temenos T24
4 5 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.22%) Magento
6 2 (0.15%) PORTIA
6 2 (0.15%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.15%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.15%) Primavera
7 1 (0.075%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.075%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (1.95%) SaaS
3 15 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.75%) GitHub
6 6 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.30%) PaaS
8 3 (0.22%) Route 53
8 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.075%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.075%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.075%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.72%) HTTP
2 27 (2.02%) TCP/IP
3 23 (1.72%) Internet
4 17 (1.27%) DNS
5 10 (0.75%) HTTPS
6 9 (0.67%) Firewall
7 7 (0.52%) SAN
7 7 (0.52%) Network Security
8 6 (0.45%) WAN
8 6 (0.45%) Broadband
9 5 (0.37%) LAN
10 4 (0.30%) DHCP
11 3 (0.22%) NAS
11 3 (0.22%) VLAN
11 3 (0.22%) ATM
11 3 (0.22%) SNMP
12 2 (0.15%) LDAP
12 2 (0.15%) SSL
12 2 (0.15%) VPN
12 2 (0.15%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (15.44%) SQL Server
2 70 (5.25%) Relational Database
3 62 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 35 (2.62%) MongoDB
5 33 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (2.47%) MySQL
6 32 (2.40%) Big Data
7 31 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (2.10%) RavenDB
9 25 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
11 20 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (1.42%) Hadoop
13 15 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (1.12%) Data Mining
14 13 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
15 12 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (0.75%) Star Schema
16 10 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (0.67%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 417 (31.26%) Selenium
2 220 (16.49%) LoadRunner
3 202 (15.14%) JMeter
4 164 (12.29%) Visual Studio
5 150 (11.24%) JIRA
6 147 (11.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 147 (11.02%) WebDriver
7 143 (10.72%) HP UFT
8 124 (9.30%) Cucumber
9 96 (7.20%) Jenkins
10 94 (7.05%) NUnit
11 83 (6.22%) JUnit
12 70 (5.25%) Git (software)
13 69 (5.17%) SoapUI
14 53 (3.97%) Maven
15 44 (3.30%) SpecFlow
16 43 (3.22%) Subversion
17 40 (3.00%) Hudson
18 32 (2.40%) Ant
19 30 (2.25%) FitNesse
General
1 383 (28.71%) Finance
2 89 (6.67%) Banking
3 46 (3.45%) Retail
4 40 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.55%) Marketing
6 33 (2.47%) Games
7 26 (1.95%) Front Office
8 20 (1.50%) Publishing
9 16 (1.20%) Advertising
10 14 (1.05%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.60%) Law
13 7 (0.52%) Back Office
14 4 (0.30%) Legal
15 3 (0.22%) Automotive
16 2 (0.15%) Electronics
17 1 (0.075%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.075%) Local Government
17 1 (0.075%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 258 (19.34%) Analyst
2 225 (16.87%) Test Analyst
3 206 (15.44%) Tester
4 204 (15.29%) Developer
5 145 (10.87%) Test Manager
6 133 (9.97%) QA Engineer
7 114 (8.55%) Test Engineer
8 101 (7.57%) Test Leader
9 56 (4.20%) Senior Tester
10 54 (4.05%) Performance Test Leader
11 51 (3.82%) Consultant
12 49 (3.67%) Automation Tester
13 48 (3.60%) Performance Tester
13 48 (3.60%) QA Analyst
14 47 (3.52%) QA Tester
15 45 (3.37%) Performance Engineer
16 41 (3.07%) Software Engineer
16 41 (3.07%) Software Developer
17 40 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
18 37 (2.77%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (20.76%) .NET
2 192 (14.39%) Web Services
3 166 (12.44%) HTML
4 118 (8.85%) SOAP
5 113 (8.47%) XML
6 103 (7.72%) ASP.NET
7 79 (5.92%) CSS
8 58 (4.35%) REST
9 48 (3.60%) Gherkin
10 43 (3.22%) WCF
11 41 (3.07%) Spring
11 41 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 39 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web API
13 37 (2.77%) HTML5
14 32 (2.40%) J2EE
15 30 (2.25%) WinForms
16 29 (2.17%) Hibernate
17 28 (2.10%) Middleware
17 28 (2.10%) .NET Framework
18 26 (1.95%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 208 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 36 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 30 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 28 (2.10%) User Experience
6 27 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (2.02%) Mainframe
7 25 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 24 (1.80%) Data Structures
9 23 (1.72%) iPhone
10 20 (1.50%) N-Tier
11 19 (1.42%) Client/Server
11 19 (1.42%) Statistics
12 18 (1.35%) Blog
13 17 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (1.20%) Clustering
15 12 (0.90%) Physics
15 12 (0.90%) Algorithms
16 11 (0.82%) Data Centre
17 10 (0.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 148 (11.09%) Windows
2 127 (9.52%) Linux
3 119 (8.92%) UNIX
4 27 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 23 (1.72%) Android
6 16 (1.20%) CentOS
7 15 (1.12%) Solaris
8 12 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.45%) AIX
9 6 (0.45%) zOS
10 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.37%) SUSE
10 5 (0.37%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.37%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.30%) Debian
11 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 673 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (22.64%) Test Scripting
3 281 (21.06%) Test Automation
4 263 (19.72%) Test Strategy
5 244 (18.29%) Automated Testing
6 216 (16.19%) TDD
7 214 (16.04%) Software Testing
8 205 (15.37%) Manual Testing
9 198 (14.84%) BDD
10 181 (13.57%) Scrum
11 176 (13.19%) Integration Testing
12 171 (12.82%) Test Management
13 165 (12.37%) Regression Testing
14 163 (12.22%) Unit Testing
15 153 (11.47%) SDLC
16 152 (11.39%) Mentoring
17 149 (11.17%) User Stories
18 138 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
19 133 (9.97%) Continuous Integration
20 126 (9.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 427 (32.01%) SQL
2 391 (29.31%) C#
3 372 (27.89%) Java
4 185 (13.87%) JavaScript
5 94 (7.05%) Python
6 87 (6.52%) T-SQL
7 71 (5.32%) Ruby
8 69 (5.17%) C++
9 65 (4.87%) PHP
10 48 (3.60%) C
11 45 (3.37%) VB
12 44 (3.30%) Perl
13 34 (2.55%) Shell Script
13 34 (2.55%) Scala
14 25 (1.87%) PL/SQL
15 24 (1.80%) Bash Shell
16 16 (1.20%) PowerShell
17 14 (1.05%) Groovy
18 13 (0.97%) VB.NET
19 11 (0.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 227 (17.02%) ISEB
2 221 (16.57%) ISTQB
3 174 (13.04%) Degree
4 109 (8.17%) Security Cleared
5 93 (6.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 57 (4.27%) SC Cleared
7 33 (2.47%) DV Cleared
8 12 (0.90%) ISEB Practitioner
8 12 (0.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 10 (0.75%) Sun Certification
10 8 (0.60%) HP ASE
11 6 (0.45%) OCPJP
12 4 (0.30%) IBM Certification
13 3 (0.22%) IC3 Certification
14 2 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.15%) PhD
14 2 (0.15%) CCNP
14 2 (0.15%) CCNA
14 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 557 (41.75%) QA
2 3 (0.22%) SLA
2 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.15%) GxP
4 1 (0.075%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.075%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.75%) Docker
3 7 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.30%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.22%) NFS
6 3 (0.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (0.15%) SRDF
8 1 (0.075%) XenApp
8 1 (0.075%) Firmware
8 1 (0.075%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 191 (14.32%) HP Quality Center
2 37 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (2.47%) Puppet
4 13 (0.97%) Graphite
5 9 (0.67%) Ansible
5 9 (0.67%) Capistrano
6 7 (0.52%) Vagrant
6 7 (0.52%) Rundeck
7 4 (0.30%) Nagios
8 3 (0.22%) Ganglia
8 3 (0.22%) CFEngine
8 3 (0.22%) EMC VPLEX
9 2 (0.15%) SnapMirror
9 2 (0.15%) SnapVault
9 2 (0.15%) Salt
9 2 (0.15%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.15%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.15%) Netcool
9 2 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 239 (17.92%) Oracle
2 226 (16.94%) Microsoft
2 226 (16.94%) HP
3 55 (4.12%) SAP
4 39 (2.92%) VMware
5 32 (2.40%) IBM
6 18 (1.35%) Citrix
7 17 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 15 (1.12%) Atlassian
9 13 (0.97%) TOWER Software
10 12 (0.90%) Siebel
11 10 (0.75%) Telerik
11 10 (0.75%) Tableau
12 8 (0.60%) Apple
12 8 (0.60%) TIBCO
13 7 (0.52%) Teradata
13 7 (0.52%) Solace
13 7 (0.52%) Pega
14 6 (0.45%) SOASTA, Inc
14 6 (0.45%) AppDynamics
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
North London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £82000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Resource partners Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource partners Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80 - 100k+ & excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80 - 100k+ & excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80 - 100k+ & excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80 - 100k+ & excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 + excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 + excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 + excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 + excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago