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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 403 398 380
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 650 592 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.59% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.72% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 502 475 575
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +5.88%
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
87519 82414 85838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.06% 81.55% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 71255 68412 72904
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,673
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -34 266 £52,500 -4.54% 30
South East +30 137 £47,500 - 13
East of England -20 60 £56,250 +25.00% 3
North West +34 59 £34,500 +7.81% 7
Yorkshire -35 42 £41,000 +21.48% 15
South West -14 38 £38,000 -5.00% 5
East Midlands -3 17 £50,000 +53.84% 1
West Midlands -20 17 £52,500 +40.00% 3
North East -12 13 £36,500 -33.63%
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 593 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 467 (33.10%) SQL
3 455 (32.25%) QA
4 442 (31.33%) Finance
5 359 (25.44%) Java
6 300 (21.26%) Selenium
7 274 (19.42%) Test Automation
8 267 (18.92%) Test Scripting
9 253 (17.93%) HP Quality Center
10 249 (17.65%) Degree
11 244 (17.29%) Test Strategy
12 241 (17.08%) LoadRunner
13 238 (16.87%) C#
14 231 (16.37%) Microsoft
15 224 (15.88%) .NET
15 224 (15.88%) ISEB
16 219 (15.52%) HP
17 208 (14.74%) Software Testing
18 206 (14.60%) Oracle
19 198 (14.03%) QuickTest Pro
19 198 (14.03%) Scrum
20 195 (13.82%) Regression Testing
21 193 (13.68%) Automated Testing
22 190 (13.47%) JMeter
23 187 (13.25%) SQL Server
24 177 (12.54%) ISTQB
25 174 (12.33%) TDD
26 163 (11.55%) Linux
27 157 (11.13%) Unit Testing
28 155 (10.99%) Computer Science

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 32 (2.27%) Confluence
2 31 (2.20%) Apache
3 26 (1.84%) JBoss
4 23 (1.63%) SharePoint
5 21 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 21 (1.49%) IIS
5 21 (1.49%) Jetty
6 20 (1.42%) Node.js
7 17 (1.20%) CMS
8 14 (0.99%) WebLogic
9 13 (0.92%) nginx
10 11 (0.78%) Moodle
11 8 (0.57%) Lync
11 8 (0.57%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.57%) SAS
12 5 (0.35%) CICS
12 5 (0.35%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 90 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.35%) MS Office
3 7 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.14%) MS Project
7 1 (0.071%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.071%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 8 (0.57%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.43%) JDE OneWorld
3 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.35%) Sophis RISQUE
4 4 (0.28%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.21%) SAP ECC
5 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.14%) Magento
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.071%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.071%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.63%) SaaS
2 17 (1.20%) GitHub
3 8 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.35%) Trello
6 4 (0.28%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 3 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.54%) HTTP
2 52 (3.69%) TCP/IP
3 36 (2.55%) Internet
4 29 (2.06%) LAN
4 29 (2.06%) WAN
5 19 (1.35%) DNS
6 17 (1.20%) Firewall
7 16 (1.13%) SAN
8 13 (0.92%) SSL
9 12 (0.85%) VPN
10 11 (0.78%) SSH
11 10 (0.71%) LDAP
12 9 (0.64%) Ethernet
12 9 (0.64%) NAS
13 8 (0.57%) BGP
14 7 (0.50%) MVNO
15 6 (0.43%) Network Security
15 6 (0.43%) DHCP
16 5 (0.35%) MPLS
16 5 (0.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 80 (5.67%) Oracle Database
3 73 (5.17%) MySQL
4 56 (3.97%) Relational Database
5 47 (3.33%) Big Data
6 30 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (1.84%) NoSQL
8 23 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (1.20%) MongoDB
10 15 (1.06%) RDBMS
10 15 (1.06%) DB2
11 14 (0.99%) Hadoop
11 14 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
15 9 (0.64%) Redis
16 8 (0.57%) HBase
Development Applications
1 300 (21.26%) Selenium
2 241 (17.08%) LoadRunner
3 198 (14.03%) QuickTest Pro
4 190 (13.47%) JMeter
5 154 (10.91%) Visual Studio
6 133 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 112 (7.94%) JIRA
8 102 (7.23%) NUnit
9 97 (6.87%) Jenkins
10 84 (5.95%) Git (software)
11 71 (5.03%) WebDriver
12 67 (4.75%) Rhino Mocks
13 64 (4.54%) Cucumber
13 64 (4.54%) JUnit
14 55 (3.90%) Maven
15 53 (3.76%) Subversion
15 53 (3.76%) Hudson
16 48 (3.40%) SoapUI
17 32 (2.27%) SpecFlow
17 32 (2.27%) eggPlant
General
1 442 (31.33%) Finance
2 91 (6.45%) Retail
3 79 (5.60%) Banking
4 74 (5.24%) Marketing
5 57 (4.04%) Telecoms
6 27 (1.91%) Back Office
7 19 (1.35%) Games
8 17 (1.20%) Advertising
9 12 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 12 (0.85%) Front Office
9 12 (0.85%) Legal
10 11 (0.78%) Law
11 10 (0.71%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.57%) Publishing
13 7 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.35%) Automotive
14 5 (0.35%) Electronics
14 5 (0.35%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 337 (23.88%) Analyst
2 266 (18.85%) Test Analyst
3 258 (18.28%) Tester
4 242 (17.15%) Developer
5 210 (14.88%) Test Manager
6 98 (6.95%) Java Developer
7 84 (5.95%) Test Engineer
7 84 (5.95%) Performance Tester
8 70 (4.96%) QA Engineer
9 67 (4.75%) Test Leader
10 62 (4.39%) Consultant
10 62 (4.39%) Senior Analyst
11 60 (4.25%) Senior Developer
12 57 (4.04%) Performance Analyst
13 54 (3.83%) Senior Test Analyst
14 51 (3.61%) Software Developer
15 48 (3.40%) Automation Analyst
15 48 (3.40%) Performance Test Manager
15 48 (3.40%) Performance Manager
16 47 (3.33%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (15.88%) .NET
2 147 (10.42%) HTML
3 119 (8.43%) CSS
4 97 (6.87%) Web Services
5 86 (6.09%) HTML5
6 75 (5.32%) CSS3
7 54 (3.83%) XML
8 53 (3.76%) ASP.NET
8 53 (3.76%) Spring
9 45 (3.19%) SOAP
9 45 (3.19%) J2EE
10 43 (3.05%) Ajax
11 42 (2.98%) .NET Framework
12 40 (2.83%) REST
13 38 (2.69%) Gherkin
14 34 (2.41%) Hibernate
15 33 (2.34%) jQuery
16 31 (2.20%) JSP
17 28 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (1.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 155 (10.99%) Computer Science
2 106 (7.51%) Open Source
3 93 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (4.89%) Mathematics
5 41 (2.91%) Mobile App
5 41 (2.91%) Client/Server
6 29 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 28 (1.98%) User Experience
8 24 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (1.63%) Mainframe
10 22 (1.56%) Statistics
11 17 (1.20%) iPhone
12 15 (1.06%) Replication
13 12 (0.85%) N-Tier
14 11 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
14 11 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
15 10 (0.71%) Algorithms
15 10 (0.71%) Clustering
16 9 (0.64%) VLE
16 9 (0.64%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 163 (11.55%) Linux
2 154 (10.91%) Windows
3 107 (7.58%) UNIX
4 38 (2.69%) Apple iOS
4 38 (2.69%) Android
5 24 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (1.28%) Solaris
7 14 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.92%) CentOS
9 11 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.35%) AIX
12 4 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.28%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.21%) VMS
14 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.14%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.071%) zOS
15 1 (0.071%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (19.42%) Test Automation
3 267 (18.92%) Test Scripting
4 244 (17.29%) Test Strategy
5 208 (14.74%) Software Testing
6 198 (14.03%) Scrum
7 195 (13.82%) Regression Testing
8 193 (13.68%) Automated Testing
9 174 (12.33%) TDD
10 157 (11.13%) Unit Testing
11 155 (10.99%) BDD
12 148 (10.49%) Manual Testing
13 137 (9.71%) User Stories
14 136 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
15 130 (9.21%) Software Engineering
16 127 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
17 126 (8.93%) Test Management
18 123 (8.72%) Integration Testing
19 113 (8.01%) Mentoring
20 97 (6.87%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 467 (33.10%) SQL
2 359 (25.44%) Java
3 238 (16.87%) C#
4 152 (10.77%) JavaScript
5 114 (8.08%) Python
6 100 (7.09%) C++
7 94 (6.66%) Perl
8 70 (4.96%) PL/SQL
9 47 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 44 (3.12%) PHP
11 41 (2.91%) Ruby
12 40 (2.83%) C
13 30 (2.13%) Bash Shell
13 30 (2.13%) T-SQL
14 29 (2.06%) VB
15 27 (1.91%) Scala
16 23 (1.63%) PowerShell
17 17 (1.20%) VBScript
18 14 (0.99%) VBA
19 11 (0.78%) AWK
Qualifications
1 249 (17.65%) Degree
2 224 (15.88%) ISEB
3 177 (12.54%) ISTQB
4 91 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 65 (4.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 65 (4.61%) SC Cleared
6 23 (1.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 20 (1.42%) DV Cleared
8 12 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
9 10 (0.71%) MCSE
9 10 (0.71%) MCSA
9 10 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.71%) Sun Certification
10 8 (0.57%) CCNP
11 7 (0.50%) CISSP
11 7 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (0.50%) Brainbench
12 6 (0.43%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 455 (32.25%) QA
2 25 (1.77%) SLA
3 13 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.28%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.071%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.64%) Hyper-V
3 9 (0.64%) Shibboleth
4 7 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.28%) SRDF
5 4 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (0.28%) NFS
6 3 (0.21%) vCloud
7 2 (0.14%) KVM
7 2 (0.14%) vSphere
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.071%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 253 (17.93%) HP Quality Center
2 48 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (2.69%) Puppet
4 14 (0.99%) Nagios
5 11 (0.78%) Ansible
6 9 (0.64%) Capistrano
7 6 (0.43%) ZABBIX
7 6 (0.43%) Ganglia
7 6 (0.43%) Zenoss
8 4 (0.28%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.21%) Netcool
9 3 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.21%) OSSEC
9 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.21%) Pingdom
9 3 (0.21%) Salt
10 2 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.14%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 231 (16.37%) Microsoft
2 219 (15.52%) HP
3 206 (14.60%) Oracle
4 38 (2.69%) SAP
5 29 (2.06%) Citrix
5 29 (2.06%) VMware
6 23 (1.63%) Cisco
7 22 (1.56%) TOWER Software
8 19 (1.35%) IBM
9 15 (1.06%) Adobe
9 15 (1.06%) Google
10 14 (0.99%) Atlassian
11 12 (0.85%) SOASTA, Inc
11 12 (0.85%) Fujitsu
11 12 (0.85%) Perforce
12 11 (0.78%) CA
12 11 (0.78%) Red Hat
13 10 (0.71%) EMC
14 9 (0.64%) Ab Initio
15 8 (0.57%) Siebel
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