The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 128 140 142
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 4 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.19% 0.44% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.56% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 7
Median salary £45,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £52,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £64,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.29% +7.05%
Performance Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1758 1783 2020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 84.44% 79.28% 79.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1445 1401 1632
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,400 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +6 2 £52,500 -16.00%
Borehamwood +1 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £45,000 -
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 10 (55.56%) Web Services
1 10 (55.56%) ISEB
2 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 8 (44.44%) Test Strategy
2 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (38.89%) LoadRunner
3 7 (38.89%) QA
4 6 (33.33%) JIRA
4 6 (33.33%) Selenium
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 5 (27.78%) HP ASE
5 5 (27.78%) Time Management
5 5 (27.78%) ANSI C
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) C
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) MS Office
5 5 (27.78%) SAP
5 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
5 5 (27.78%) HTTP
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) NHS
5 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) HP
5 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
5 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) Data Mapping

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) LoadRunner
2 6 (33.33%) JIRA
2 6 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) ClearQuest
3 2 (11.11%) JMeter
3 2 (11.11%) QADirector
3 2 (11.11%) TestDirector
4 1 (5.56%) Appium
4 1 (5.56%) TestNG
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Test Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Test Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Head of QA
4 2 (11.11%) Head of Test
4 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Integration Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) NHS
3 3 (16.67%) Statistics
4 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.11%) IVR
5 1 (5.56%) MMIC
5 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
5 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
1 8 (44.44%) Test Strategy
2 6 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Time Management
4 4 (22.22%) Data Mapping
4 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.11%) Release Management
6 2 (11.11%) Speech Recognition
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) ANSI C
2 5 (27.78%) C
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) ISEB
2 5 (27.78%) HP ASE
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Citrix
1 5 (27.78%) HP
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
1 5 (27.78%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) Verint
3 1 (5.56%) Agilent
3 1 (5.56%) Arqiva