The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 137 116 135
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +19
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 14 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.56% 0.85% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.09% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 9
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +104.54%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,251
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1977 1749 1845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 78.58% 78.64% 73.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1617 1325 1493
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £64,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
Watford -23 8 £77,500 -
Rickmansworth - 4 £35,250 -
Borehamwood -3 1 £47,500 +106.52%
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Korn
4 5 (26.32%) Selenium
4 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
4 5 (26.32%) AWK
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
4 5 (26.32%) Perl
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) VBA
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) Solaris
5 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) SAN
5 4 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (21.05%) Marketing
5 4 (21.05%) Operations Management
6 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
6 3 (15.79%) Google
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) JIRA
6 3 (15.79%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Web Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (10.53%) NAS
2 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) FTP
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Selenium
2 4 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner
3 3 (15.79%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 2 (10.53%) JMeter
4 2 (10.53%) Fiddler
4 2 (10.53%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Hudson
4 2 (10.53%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Performance Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Capacity Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Test Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Voice Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Voice Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Test Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.26%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Solaris
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (21.05%) Operations Management
5 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.79%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Web Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Test Management
5 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
1 5 (26.32%) VBA
1 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
1 5 (26.32%) AWK
1 5 (26.32%) Korn
1 5 (26.32%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCIE
1 3 (15.79%) CCNP
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.53%) IBM Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCTS
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) SRDF
2 3 (15.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (10.53%) NFS
4 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Google
4 3 (15.79%) Hitachi
4 3 (15.79%) NetApp
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) SAP
4 3 (15.79%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) BEA
5 2 (10.53%) Sun
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (10.53%) Brocade
5 2 (10.53%) Fujitsu
6 1 (5.26%) VocaLink