The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 171 172 155
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 23 18 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.61% 0.45% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.56% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 20
Average salary £37,250 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Performance Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3056 3216 2972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.43% 80.00% 79.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2508 2721 2407
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 Hampshire

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -7 13 £33,000 +20.00%
Havant - 3 £35,250 -
Basingstoke +21 2 - -
Fareham - 2 £39,250 -
Farnborough - 1 £40,000 -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 20 (46.51%) QA
2 19 (44.19%) SQL
3 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
4 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
6 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
6 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
6 10 (23.26%) Capacity Management
7 9 (20.93%) Functional Testing
7 9 (20.93%) Automation Testing
7 9 (20.93%) ISTQB
7 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
7 9 (20.93%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (18.60%) .NET
8 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
8 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
8 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
9 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
9 7 (16.28%) Degree
9 7 (16.28%) Java
10 6 (13.95%) ISEB
10 6 (13.95%) Project Management
10 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (13.95%) Integration Testing
10 6 (13.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (11.63%) LoadRunner
12 4 (9.30%) HP
12 4 (9.30%) Windows
12 4 (9.30%) HTML

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) SAN
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) ATM
2 2 (4.65%) SNMP
2 2 (4.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) IDOL
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (11.63%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.33%) JMeter
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.30%) Games
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Tester
2 8 (18.60%) Capacity Manager
3 7 (16.28%) Software Test Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) QA Tester
3 7 (16.28%) Software Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Test Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Test Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.98%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Tester
8 2 (4.65%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.33%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) WinForms
3 1 (2.33%) Ajax
3 1 (2.33%) WCF
3 1 (2.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.65%) Clustering
1 2 (4.65%) PKI
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) Capacity Management
3 9 (20.93%) Functional Testing
3 9 (20.93%) Automation Testing
3 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Software Engineering
4 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
5 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
6 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.95%) Project Management
6 6 (13.95%) Integration Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Migration
9 2 (4.65%) CRM
9 2 (4.65%) Scrum
9 2 (4.65%) System Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Change Control
9 2 (4.65%) Performance Engineering
9 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) C
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.93%) ISTQB
3 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
4 7 (16.28%) Degree
5 6 (13.95%) ISEB
5 6 (13.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (4.65%) CCSA
6 2 (4.65%) CCSE
7 1 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (46.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.65%) Netcool
2 2 (4.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) HP
3 2 (4.65%) EMC
3 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.65%) Meridio
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle