The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 54 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.32% 0.44% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 0.58% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £26,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Performance Testing
Hampshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
298 173 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 78.84% 75.88% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 261 138 137
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Farnborough

Performance Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 6 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (66.67%) Change Control
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Front Office
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (66.67%) Front Office
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Tester
1 4 (66.67%) QA Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Senior QA Tester
2 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB Practitioner
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft