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 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 95 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 2 33 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.16% 2.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 3.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 28 0
Average salary - £73,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
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
1053 1075 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 85.13% 76.40% 75.90%
Number of salaries quoted 825 886 639
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,184 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% +6.25%

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
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 1 June 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
Brentwood -7 2 - -
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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 19 (61.29%) HP
1 19 (61.29%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (54.84%) ISEB
3 12 (38.71%) LoadRunner
3 12 (38.71%) ISTQB
4 11 (35.48%) Degree
5 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
6 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
6 8 (25.81%) Windows
6 8 (25.81%) Test Planning
7 7 (22.58%) Finance
7 7 (22.58%) QA
8 6 (19.35%) Regression Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Load Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
8 6 (19.35%) Linux
9 5 (16.13%) System Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
9 5 (16.13%) Security Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Test Management
9 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (16.13%) MSTest
9 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
10 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
10 4 (12.90%) C
10 4 (12.90%) C++

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) LoadRunner
2 5 (16.13%) MSTest
3 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Test Manager
2 12 (38.71%) Performance Manager
3 11 (35.48%) Performance Test Manager
4 8 (25.81%) Analyst
5 7 (22.58%) Performance Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Manager
7 4 (12.90%) Performance Test Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Senior QA Manager
7 4 (12.90%) QA Manager
8 3 (9.68%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce Manager
10 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Manager
10 1 (3.23%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Ajax
2 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.45%) Flash
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Statistics
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
1 8 (25.81%) Test Planning
2 6 (19.35%) Regression Testing
2 6 (19.35%) Load Testing
2 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
3 5 (16.13%) System Testing
3 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
3 5 (16.13%) Security Testing
3 5 (16.13%) Test Management
3 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
3 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Wealth Management
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) C
1 4 (12.90%) C++
2 2 (6.45%) C#
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) ISEB
2 12 (38.71%) ISTQB
3 11 (35.48%) Degree
4 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
Systems Management
1 19 (61.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) HP
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) IBM