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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 96 78 72
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 10 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.82% 1.96% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 2.31% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 4
Average salary £47,500 £76,250 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.70% +5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £45,000 £44,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +18.00%
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
1074 1082 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 87.75% 85.00% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 795 866 639
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 -5 4 - -
Basildon - 4 £60,000 -
Colchester - 1 £30,000 -
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (82.35%) Software Testing
2 12 (70.59%) QA
3 11 (64.71%) ISTQB
3 11 (64.71%) ISEB
4 10 (58.82%) Finance
4 10 (58.82%) Test Strategy
5 9 (52.94%) SOAP
6 8 (47.06%) HP
6 8 (47.06%) Citrix
6 8 (47.06%) LoadRunner
6 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Java
7 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
7 6 (35.29%) Degree
8 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
8 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
8 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
8 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (29.41%) Workflow
8 5 (29.41%) Six Sigma
8 5 (29.41%) Process Improvement
8 5 (29.41%) SoapUI
8 5 (29.41%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (29.41%) SDLC
9 4 (23.53%) REST
9 4 (23.53%) Selenium
9 4 (23.53%) Load Testing
9 4 (23.53%) HP SiteScope

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) LoadRunner
2 5 (29.41%) SoapUI
3 4 (23.53%) JMeter
3 4 (23.53%) Selenium
4 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Performance Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Associate Director
3 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Principal Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) SOAP
2 4 (23.53%) REST
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) iPhone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Software Testing
2 10 (58.82%) Test Strategy
3 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 5 (29.41%) Process Improvement
4 5 (29.41%) SDLC
4 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Six Sigma
4 5 (29.41%) Workflow
5 4 (23.53%) Load Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) ISEB
1 11 (64.71%) ISTQB
2 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Citrix
1 8 (47.06%) HP