The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 94 97 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -41
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 4 2 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.36% 0.16% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.19% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 38
Median salary £47,500 - £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +1.11%
Performance Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
911 1046 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 82.59% 83.81% 75.66%
Number of salaries quoted 733 755 772
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Essex region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Essex

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +4 2 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 12 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 11 (78.57%) ISTQB
2 11 (78.57%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) ISEB
2 11 (78.57%) Finance
3 10 (71.43%) QA
4 9 (64.29%) Test Strategy
4 9 (64.29%) Citrix
4 9 (64.29%) LoadRunner
4 9 (64.29%) HP
5 8 (57.14%) VBA
5 8 (57.14%) C#
5 8 (57.14%) SOAP
5 8 (57.14%) SoapUI
5 8 (57.14%) HP SiteScope
5 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
5 8 (57.14%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Load Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Scala
7 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
7 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
7 2 (14.29%) Selenium
7 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
7 2 (14.29%) Online Games
7 2 (14.29%) Marketing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) LoadRunner
2 8 (57.14%) SoapUI
3 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 2 (14.29%) Gatling
3 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) JMeter
3 2 (14.29%) JUnit
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium
3 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
2 2 (14.29%) Games
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
1 5 (35.71%) LoadRunner Tester
1 5 (35.71%) Performance Tester
1 5 (35.71%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Performance Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Associate Director
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Services Director
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) CSS3
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Test Strategy
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Load Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) VBA
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) ISEB
1 11 (78.57%) ISTQB
2 8 (57.14%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Citrix
1 9 (64.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Atlassian