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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 389 410 384
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -26
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 684 541 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.55% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.68% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 549 429 568
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
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
87621 79888 86640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.09% 81.22% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 70650 66239 73920
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +5 308 £50,000 -9.09% 23
South East +28 131 £45,000 +12.50% 23
North West +25 68 £40,000 +14.28% 12
East of England -10 63 £47,500 +5.55% 4
South West -11 28 £35,000 +1.44% 6
Yorkshire -63 27 £50,000 +42.85% 7
West Midlands -9 26 £52,500 -8.69% 3
East Midlands -11 18 £50,000 +70.21%
North East +7 14 £36,500 -33.63% 4
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 627 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 489 (33.59%) QA
3 482 (33.10%) SQL
4 423 (29.05%) Finance
5 365 (25.07%) Java
6 341 (23.42%) Selenium
7 289 (19.85%) Test Scripting
8 276 (18.96%) .NET
9 275 (18.89%) Test Automation
10 269 (18.48%) C#
10 269 (18.48%) LoadRunner
11 255 (17.51%) Test Strategy
12 254 (17.45%) Degree
13 245 (16.83%) Scrum
14 239 (16.41%) ISEB
15 236 (16.21%) Automated Testing
16 235 (16.14%) HP Quality Center
17 226 (15.52%) QuickTest Pro
18 225 (15.45%) HP
19 224 (15.38%) Microsoft
20 216 (14.84%) Software Testing
21 214 (14.70%) Oracle
22 207 (14.22%) SQL Server
23 197 (13.53%) JMeter
24 184 (12.64%) ISTQB
25 182 (12.50%) Regression Testing
25 182 (12.50%) Linux
26 170 (11.68%) Visual Studio
27 168 (11.54%) TDD
28 166 (11.40%) Windows

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (2.40%) Confluence
2 32 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 28 (1.92%) Apache
4 25 (1.72%) IIS
5 24 (1.65%) Jetty
6 23 (1.58%) Node.js
7 19 (1.30%) Tomcat
8 17 (1.17%) CMS
9 13 (0.89%) WebLogic
10 11 (0.76%) nginx
10 11 (0.76%) Moodle
11 9 (0.62%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.55%) SAS
13 7 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
14 6 (0.41%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.34%) CICS
15 5 (0.34%) Lync
15 5 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
16 4 (0.27%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 84 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.24%) MS Office
3 8 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.21%) FastStats
7 2 (0.14%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.14%) MS Project
8 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.41%) JDE OneWorld
1 6 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.27%) Magento
2 4 (0.27%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (0.27%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.21%) Sophis RISQUE
3 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.21%) SAP ECC
3 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.069%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.069%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.069%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.069%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.069%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.069%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.069%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.72%) SaaS
2 14 (0.96%) GitHub
3 11 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.34%) Trello
7 4 (0.27%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 1 (0.069%) PaaS
8 1 (0.069%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.069%) Route 53
8 1 (0.069%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.069%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 65 (4.46%) HTTP
2 62 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 38 (2.61%) Internet
4 36 (2.47%) WAN
5 35 (2.40%) LAN
6 18 (1.24%) DNS
6 18 (1.24%) Firewall
7 17 (1.17%) SAN
8 15 (1.03%) SSL
9 11 (0.76%) LDAP
10 10 (0.69%) VPN
10 10 (0.69%) SSH
11 9 (0.62%) Ethernet
12 8 (0.55%) MVNO
13 7 (0.48%) NAS
14 6 (0.41%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.41%) SNMP
15 5 (0.34%) FTP
15 5 (0.34%) BGP
16 4 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (14.22%) SQL Server
2 81 (5.56%) MySQL
3 68 (4.67%) Oracle Database
4 65 (4.46%) Relational Database
5 54 (3.71%) Big Data
6 37 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (1.85%) NoSQL
9 24 (1.65%) MongoDB
10 21 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (1.24%) Hadoop
13 16 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (0.96%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.96%) DB2
15 13 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
15 13 (0.89%) Redis
15 13 (0.89%) Amazon Redshift
15 13 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 12 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 341 (23.42%) Selenium
2 269 (18.48%) LoadRunner
3 226 (15.52%) QuickTest Pro
4 197 (13.53%) JMeter
5 170 (11.68%) Visual Studio
6 137 (9.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 103 (7.07%) JIRA
8 102 (7.01%) Jenkins
9 97 (6.66%) Git (software)
10 93 (6.39%) NUnit
11 69 (4.74%) WebDriver
12 65 (4.46%) SoapUI
13 62 (4.26%) Hudson
14 61 (4.19%) Cucumber
14 61 (4.19%) JUnit
15 58 (3.98%) Subversion
16 55 (3.78%) Maven
17 50 (3.43%) Rhino Mocks
18 38 (2.61%) SpecFlow
19 30 (2.06%) eggPlant
General
1 423 (29.05%) Finance
2 123 (8.45%) Retail
3 75 (5.15%) Banking
4 73 (5.01%) Marketing
5 65 (4.46%) Telecoms
6 36 (2.47%) Back Office
7 21 (1.44%) Games
8 16 (1.10%) Advertising
8 16 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 15 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.03%) Law
10 14 (0.96%) Legal
11 12 (0.82%) Front Office
12 8 (0.55%) Publishing
13 7 (0.48%) Military
13 7 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.41%) Electronics
15 5 (0.34%) Automotive
15 5 (0.34%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 334 (22.94%) Analyst
2 276 (18.96%) Tester
3 259 (17.79%) Test Analyst
4 228 (15.66%) Developer
5 221 (15.18%) Test Manager
6 109 (7.49%) Test Engineer
7 97 (6.66%) Java Developer
8 82 (5.63%) Performance Tester
9 76 (5.22%) QA Engineer
10 71 (4.88%) Consultant
11 69 (4.74%) Senior Developer
12 65 (4.46%) Test Leader
13 62 (4.26%) Performance Manager
14 61 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
15 60 (4.12%) Performance Test Manager
16 58 (3.98%) Senior Tester
17 53 (3.64%) Senior Test Analyst
18 51 (3.50%) Automation Analyst
18 51 (3.50%) QA Tester
19 50 (3.43%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (18.96%) .NET
2 154 (10.58%) HTML
3 126 (8.65%) CSS
4 109 (7.49%) Web Services
5 83 (5.70%) ASP.NET
6 76 (5.22%) HTML5
6 76 (5.22%) CSS3
7 59 (4.05%) XML
8 54 (3.71%) SOAP
9 52 (3.57%) Spring
10 49 (3.37%) Ajax
11 48 (3.30%) jQuery
12 47 (3.23%) Gherkin
13 43 (2.95%) .NET Framework
14 40 (2.75%) J2EE
15 38 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
16 37 (2.54%) REST
17 36 (2.47%) WCF
18 28 (1.92%) JSP
19 27 (1.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 144 (9.89%) Computer Science
2 108 (7.42%) Open Source
3 106 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 48 (3.30%) Mobile App
6 43 (2.95%) Client/Server
7 29 (1.99%) Management Information System
8 28 (1.92%) User Experience
9 22 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (1.44%) Mainframe
11 17 (1.17%) Statistics
12 13 (0.89%) iPhone
13 12 (0.82%) Replication
13 12 (0.82%) Clustering
14 11 (0.76%) N-Tier
15 10 (0.69%) DTV
16 9 (0.62%) VLE
16 9 (0.62%) E-Learning
16 9 (0.62%) Learning Management System
17 6 (0.41%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 182 (12.50%) Linux
2 166 (11.40%) Windows
3 114 (7.83%) UNIX
4 48 (3.30%) Apple iOS
5 46 (3.16%) Android
6 25 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (1.17%) Windows 7
8 14 (0.96%) CentOS
9 13 (0.89%) Solaris
10 12 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.62%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.62%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.34%) AIX
13 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.27%) VMS
15 3 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.21%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 627 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (19.85%) Test Scripting
3 275 (18.89%) Test Automation
4 255 (17.51%) Test Strategy
5 245 (16.83%) Scrum
6 236 (16.21%) Automated Testing
7 216 (14.84%) Software Testing
8 182 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 168 (11.54%) TDD
10 155 (10.65%) BDD
11 148 (10.16%) Unit Testing
12 147 (10.10%) User Acceptance Testing
13 145 (9.96%) Manual Testing
14 139 (9.55%) User Stories
15 128 (8.79%) Integration Testing
16 127 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
17 119 (8.17%) Test Management
18 117 (8.04%) Software Engineering
19 113 (7.76%) E-Commerce
20 107 (7.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 482 (33.10%) SQL
2 365 (25.07%) Java
3 269 (18.48%) C#
4 154 (10.58%) JavaScript
5 124 (8.52%) Python
6 97 (6.66%) C++
7 87 (5.98%) Perl
8 65 (4.46%) PL/SQL
9 48 (3.30%) Ruby
10 47 (3.23%) PHP
11 38 (2.61%) T-SQL
12 37 (2.54%) Bash Shell
13 36 (2.47%) VB
14 34 (2.34%) Shell Script
14 34 (2.34%) C
15 22 (1.51%) Scala
15 22 (1.51%) VBScript
16 13 (0.89%) PowerShell
17 12 (0.82%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.69%) sed
Qualifications
1 254 (17.45%) Degree
2 239 (16.41%) ISEB
3 184 (12.64%) ISTQB
4 104 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 78 (5.36%) SC Cleared
6 65 (4.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 31 (2.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 19 (1.30%) DV Cleared
9 12 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (0.76%) MCSE
11 10 (0.69%) MCSA
12 9 (0.62%) CISSP
12 9 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (0.48%) Brainbench
14 6 (0.41%) PMI Certification
15 5 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
15 5 (0.34%) MBA
15 5 (0.34%) Sun Certification
15 5 (0.34%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 489 (33.59%) QA
2 20 (1.37%) SLA
3 8 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.27%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.069%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.069%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.96%) Hyper-V
3 12 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (0.69%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.62%) Shibboleth
6 5 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (0.34%) SRDF
6 5 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (0.27%) NFS
8 3 (0.21%) vCloud
8 3 (0.21%) vSphere
8 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.14%) KVM
10 1 (0.069%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.069%) Samba
10 1 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 235 (16.14%) HP Quality Center
2 45 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (2.54%) Puppet
4 19 (1.30%) Nagios
5 13 (0.89%) Ganglia
6 11 (0.76%) Zenoss
7 9 (0.62%) Ansible
8 7 (0.48%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.34%) Netcool
9 5 (0.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (0.34%) Capistrano
9 5 (0.34%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.21%) Salt
10 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 3 (0.21%) OSSEC
10 3 (0.21%) CA Wily
10 3 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.14%) logstash
11 2 (0.14%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 225 (15.45%) HP
2 224 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 214 (14.70%) Oracle
4 53 (3.64%) SAP
5 30 (2.06%) VMware
6 29 (1.99%) Citrix
7 28 (1.92%) JBoss
8 23 (1.58%) IBM
9 18 (1.24%) Cisco
10 17 (1.17%) Adobe
11 16 (1.10%) Atlassian
12 15 (1.03%) Google
13 14 (0.96%) Red Hat
13 14 (0.96%) Perforce
14 13 (0.89%) EMC
14 13 (0.89%) Fujitsu
15 12 (0.82%) SOASTA, Inc
15 12 (0.82%) Hitachi
15 12 (0.82%) TOWER Software
16 10 (0.69%) CA
Midlands
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £53,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 12 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Career, Training
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Salary: £50 - £63 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago