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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 63 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 15 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.23% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
565 635 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 84.08% 72.24% 77.10%
Number of salaries quoted 497 508 493
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 19 (63.33%) Java
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) Oracle
2 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
3 13 (43.33%) ISTQB
3 13 (43.33%) Degree
4 12 (40.00%) Load Testing
5 11 (36.67%) LoadRunner
5 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
6 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 10 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 10 (33.33%) ISEB
6 10 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (30.00%) JMeter
7 9 (30.00%) C#
7 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (30.00%) Open Source
8 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (26.67%) Python
8 8 (26.67%) Linux
9 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
9 7 (23.33%) NUnit
9 7 (23.33%) Workflow Management
9 7 (23.33%) Workflow
9 7 (23.33%) Finance

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) PuTTY
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (16.67%) MySQL
4 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) LoadRunner
2 10 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 9 (30.00%) JMeter
4 7 (23.33%) NUnit
4 7 (23.33%) Selenium
4 7 (23.33%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (6.67%) jMock
5 2 (6.67%) EasyMock
5 2 (6.67%) TestPartner
5 2 (6.67%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (6.67%) QALoad
5 2 (6.67%) JUnit
6 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (23.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Tester
3 8 (26.67%) Performance Tester
3 8 (26.67%) Test Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Software Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 4 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Development Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Development Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Software Development Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Tester
7 3 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Test Development Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
1 5 (16.67%) JSF
2 3 (10.00%) Swing
3 2 (6.67%) COM
3 2 (6.67%) GWT
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) J2EE
4 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
2 9 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.67%) Xbox
5 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
2 12 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 10 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (23.33%) Code Coverage
4 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Workflow
4 7 (23.33%) Validation
4 7 (23.33%) Workflow Management
4 7 (23.33%) Test Strategy
4 7 (23.33%) User Stories
5 5 (16.67%) OWASP
6 3 (10.00%) Quality Management
6 3 (10.00%) Web Development
6 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) QMS
7 2 (6.67%) Security Testing
7 2 (6.67%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Java
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 9 (30.00%) C#
4 8 (26.67%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) ISTQB
1 13 (43.33%) Degree
2 10 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Oracle
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) JBoss
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat