The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 69 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.46% 0.74% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.90% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Performance Testing
Surrey

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
557 442 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 84.78% 82.16% 70.42%
Number of salaries quoted 478 385 378
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Guildford

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) JMeter
4 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) Liquibase
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Performance Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) JSF
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Swing
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Life Science
4 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) OWASP
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow Management
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Code Coverage
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) BT
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft