The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 89 107 92
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 10 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.80% 0.35% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.42% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 1
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
Performance Testing
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1106 1204 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.69% 83.21% 77.47%
Number of salaries quoted 748 788 438
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Glasgow

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 11 (68.75%) LoadRunner
2 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) QA
3 9 (56.25%) HP
4 8 (50.00%) Java
4 8 (50.00%) UNIX
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
5 7 (43.75%) Banking
6 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (37.50%) Scrum
6 6 (37.50%) Financial Institution
6 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 6 (37.50%) PMI
6 6 (37.50%) PMI Certification
6 6 (37.50%) Project Management
6 6 (37.50%) Demand Management
6 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
6 6 (37.50%) Resource Management
6 6 (37.50%) CSQA
6 6 (37.50%) Test Management
7 5 (31.25%) .NET
7 5 (31.25%) C++
8 4 (25.00%) C
8 4 (25.00%) Introscope
9 3 (18.75%) CA Wily
9 3 (18.75%) Scala
9 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) LoadRunner
2 4 (25.00%) Introscope
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Banking
3 6 (37.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Test Leader
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Test Leader
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Test Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Test Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
3 6 (37.50%) Demand Management
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Resource Management
3 6 (37.50%) Test Management
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 2 (12.50%) Kanban
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) Functional Programming
6 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) C
5 3 (18.75%) Scala
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (37.50%) CSQA
2 6 (37.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) HP