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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 85 99 79
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 8 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.70% 0.53% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.65% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.66% -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
1004 1083 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.15% 81.74% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 672 703 397
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.75%
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 3 March 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 9 (69.23%) Java
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) UNIX
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
3 6 (46.15%) LoadRunner
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) C++
5 4 (30.77%) C
5 4 (30.77%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) Introscope
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) QA
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (23.08%) Scala
6 3 (23.08%) CA Wily
6 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (15.38%) Functional Programming
7 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
7 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
7 2 (15.38%) Kanban
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 2 (15.38%) JIRA

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) LoadRunner
2 4 (30.77%) Introscope
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Tester
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Test Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Automated Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Functional Programming
4 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
4 2 (15.38%) Kanban
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
5 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) C
5 3 (23.08%) Scala
6 1 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP