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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 76 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 1 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.14% 1.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 1.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
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
569 749 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 77.84% 81.50% 81.08%
Number of salaries quoted 531 631 582
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +17.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 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 24 April 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 4 (100.00%) JMeter
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Robot Framework
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Performance Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Life Science
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Process Management
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) VMware