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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 72 62 80
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 2 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.30% 1.16% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 1.62% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 7
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £50,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
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
539 493 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 81.05% 71.76% 78.85%
Number of salaries quoted 498 445 606
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 10 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (45.00%) Visual Studio
3 9 (45.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 8 (40.00%) Load Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (35.00%) User Stories
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
5 7 (35.00%) Workflow Management
5 7 (35.00%) NUnit
5 7 (35.00%) Workflow
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) Validation
5 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Code Coverage
5 7 (35.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (35.00%) LoadRunner
6 6 (30.00%) Python
6 6 (30.00%) JMeter
6 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (35.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (35.00%) LoadRunner
2 7 (35.00%) NUnit
2 7 (35.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (30.00%) JMeter
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (5.00%) jMock
5 1 (5.00%) EasyMock
5 1 (5.00%) JUnit
5 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.00%) TestPartner
5 1 (5.00%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (5.00%) QALoad
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Tester
4 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Performance Tester
5 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Test Development Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Software Development Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Development Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Development Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Software Development Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.00%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) COM
1 2 (10.00%) GWT
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) Swing
2 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.00%) JSF
2 1 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (30.00%) Open Source
3 2 (10.00%) Xbox
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (40.00%) Load Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Workflow Management
5 7 (35.00%) User Stories
5 7 (35.00%) Code Coverage
5 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Workflow
5 7 (35.00%) Validation
6 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (15.00%) Web Development
8 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
9 2 (10.00%) Scrum
10 1 (5.00%) CMMI
10 1 (5.00%) Project Management
10 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) C#
3 8 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) Postgraduate
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) BT