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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
Rank 65 102 78
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -24
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 16 8 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.80% 0.64% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 0.72% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 19
Median salary £38,750 £35,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -53.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £31,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%

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
783 1109 1082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 88.08% 88.65% 86.42%
Number of salaries quoted 584 824 842
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
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 24 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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 +12 6 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 16 (44.44%) LoadRunner
2 15 (41.67%) Finance
3 14 (38.89%) HP
4 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 12 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 11 (30.56%) Analytics
5 11 (30.56%) Master Data Management
5 11 (30.56%) Big Data
5 11 (30.56%) Data Analytics
5 11 (30.56%) Java
5 11 (30.56%) UML
5 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
5 11 (30.56%) CRM
5 11 (30.56%) Data Modelling
5 11 (30.56%) Data Management
5 11 (30.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (30.56%) Marketing
6 10 (27.78%) ISTQB
6 10 (27.78%) ISEB
6 10 (27.78%) SoapUI
7 8 (22.22%) QA
7 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Citrix
8 7 (19.44%) SQL
8 7 (19.44%) Process Improvement
9 6 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 6 (16.67%) MS Office
9 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 6 (16.67%) Web Services

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:

Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (30.56%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) LoadRunner
2 10 (27.78%) SoapUI
3 5 (13.89%) JMeter
4 2 (5.56%) HP UFT
4 2 (5.56%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Marketing
3 6 (16.67%) Automotive
4 2 (5.56%) Law
4 2 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Tester
2 11 (30.56%) Architect
2 11 (30.56%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (27.78%) Analyst
3 10 (27.78%) Performance Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Performance Test Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Test Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Customer Solutions Architect
5 6 (16.67%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 6 (16.67%) LoadRunner Tester
5 6 (16.67%) Performance Tester
5 6 (16.67%) Software Tester
6 5 (13.89%) Applications Architect
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Performance Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Lead Tester
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Performance Tester
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Web Services
2 5 (13.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 11 (30.56%) Analytics
2 11 (30.56%) CRM
2 11 (30.56%) Data Analytics
2 11 (30.56%) Data Management
2 11 (30.56%) Data Modelling
2 11 (30.56%) Master Data Management
2 11 (30.56%) UML
3 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Automated Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Process Improvement
5 6 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.78%) Load Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.78%) Security Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) VBA
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) C++
4 1 (2.78%) Perl
4 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) ISEB
1 10 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.89%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.78%) MCSA
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) HP
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (19.44%) Citrix