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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 69 65 78
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 4 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.64% 0.86% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.19% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 7
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £47,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +5.88%
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
506 503 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 81.48% 72.27% 80.17%
Number of salaries quoted 465 452 617
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 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 13 (56.52%) SQL
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) Degree
3 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
4 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
4 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
4 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
5 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
5 9 (39.13%) C#
5 9 (39.13%) PL/SQL
5 9 (39.13%) Visual Studio
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
5 9 (39.13%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (39.13%) LoadRunner
5 9 (39.13%) Load Testing
5 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
6 7 (30.43%) Open Source
6 7 (30.43%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (30.43%) User Stories
6 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
6 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (30.43%) Code Coverage
6 7 (30.43%) Python
6 7 (30.43%) Workflow Management
6 7 (30.43%) NUnit
6 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
6 7 (30.43%) JMeter
6 7 (30.43%) Workflow

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Visual Studio
1 9 (39.13%) QuickTest Pro
1 9 (39.13%) LoadRunner
2 7 (30.43%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (30.43%) NUnit
2 7 (30.43%) JMeter
3 4 (17.39%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) JUnit
4 2 (8.70%) TestPartner
4 2 (8.70%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (8.70%) jMock
4 2 (8.70%) QALoad
4 2 (8.70%) EasyMock
5 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Software Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Tester
3 6 (26.09%) Performance Tester
4 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Test Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Development Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Development Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Software Development Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Test Development Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Software Development Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) COM
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) JSF
1 2 (8.70%) GWT
2 1 (4.35%) Ajax
2 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.35%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
2 7 (30.43%) Open Source
3 2 (8.70%) Xbox
3 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
3 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
3 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
4 9 (39.13%) Load Testing
5 7 (30.43%) User Stories
5 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
5 7 (30.43%) Code Coverage
5 7 (30.43%) Workflow Management
5 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Workflow
5 7 (30.43%) Validation
6 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
6 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
7 3 (13.04%) Web Development
7 3 (13.04%) Quality Management
8 2 (8.70%) CMMI
8 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) PL/SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
3 6 (26.09%) ISEB
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) BT
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat