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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 88 101 79
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 6 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.55% 0.42% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.52% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%
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
964 970 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.04% 81.79% 77.72%
Number of salaries quoted 630 601 446
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (71.43%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) LoadRunner
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) UNIX
3 7 (50.00%) HP
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) C++
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Introscope
6 4 (28.57%) C
6 4 (28.57%) SOA
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
6 4 (28.57%) QA
7 3 (21.43%) CA Wily
8 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
8 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
8 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Linux
8 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 1 (7.14%) DTV
9 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
9 1 (7.14%) Shell Script

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) LoadRunner
2 4 (28.57%) Introscope
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Tester
1 8 (57.14%) Performance Tester
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Test Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Test Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) C++
4 4 (28.57%) C
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Scala
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) KVM
1 1 (7.14%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) VMware