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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 76 76 77
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 16 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.28% 1.21% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.51% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 4
Average salary £78,750 £38,250 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+105.88% -21.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £34,000 £40,900
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £62,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +3.84%
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
986 929 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 78.82% 80.02% 73.53%
Number of salaries quoted 733 703 574
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,859
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Essex

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 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
Brentwood -1 4 £72,500 -
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 28 (49.12%) QA
2 23 (40.35%) HP
3 18 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (29.82%) Software Testing
4 17 (29.82%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (21.05%) .NET
5 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 10 (17.54%) Windows
6 10 (17.54%) ISEB
7 9 (15.79%) Automated Testing
8 8 (14.04%) Front Office
8 8 (14.04%) Finance
8 8 (14.04%) Visual Studio
8 8 (14.04%) ISTQB
9 7 (12.28%) System Testing
9 7 (12.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (12.28%) Linux
10 6 (10.53%) Perl
10 6 (10.53%) SLA
10 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 6 (10.53%) Python
10 6 (10.53%) JIRA
10 6 (10.53%) Security Testing
11 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
11 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
11 5 (8.77%) SQL
12 4 (7.02%) Regression Testing
12 4 (7.02%) Workflow
12 4 (7.02%) Banking
12 4 (7.02%) SQL Server

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Magento
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) NAS
1 3 (5.26%) SAN
1 3 (5.26%) IPv4
1 3 (5.26%) IPv6
1 3 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.53%) JIRA
3 4 (7.02%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.75%) MSTest
General
1 8 (14.04%) Front Office
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Test Manager
2 18 (31.58%) Performance Manager
2 18 (31.58%) Performance Test Manager
3 14 (24.56%) Analyst
3 14 (24.56%) Test Analyst
4 11 (19.30%) Technical Architect
4 11 (19.30%) Architect
5 8 (14.04%) Lead Technical Architect
5 8 (14.04%) Lead Architect
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Test Specialist
8 3 (5.26%) Web Test Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Test Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Web Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Testing Specialist
9 2 (3.51%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) REST
2 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.26%) SOAP
2 3 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.26%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.75%) User Experience
2 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 7 (12.28%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (29.82%) Software Testing
3 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 9 (15.79%) Automated Testing
5 7 (12.28%) System Testing
6 6 (10.53%) Security Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.02%) Regression Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Workflow
8 4 (7.02%) OO
8 4 (7.02%) Manual Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.26%) DevOps
9 3 (5.26%) Refactoring
9 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (5.26%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) Perl
1 6 (10.53%) Python
2 5 (8.77%) SQL
3 2 (3.51%) VBA
4 1 (1.75%) PHP
4 1 (1.75%) C
4 1 (1.75%) C++
4 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) ISEB
2 8 (14.04%) ISTQB
3 7 (12.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (7.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (49.12%) QA
2 6 (10.53%) SLA
3 3 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (29.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) HP
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) JD Edwards