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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 121 127 153
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +26
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 24 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.01% 0.053% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.071% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 16
Average salary £60,000 £82,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +83.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £82,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £82,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1847 1416 2355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.93% 74.80% 77.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1456 1079 1994
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 - 6 £60,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £60,000 -
Rickmansworth - 5 £50,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £50,000 -
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (56.67%) Oracle
2 12 (40.00%) TDD
2 12 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 12 (40.00%) C#
2 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (40.00%) .NET
2 12 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 12 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
2 12 (40.00%) Moq
3 10 (33.33%) BDD
4 9 (30.00%) Low Latency
4 9 (30.00%) NoSQL
4 9 (30.00%) Ab Initio
5 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 8 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (26.67%) Solaris
5 8 (26.67%) VBA
5 8 (26.67%) Shell Script
5 8 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (23.33%) AWK
6 7 (23.33%) Korn
6 7 (23.33%) Perl
6 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.00%) HP
7 6 (20.00%) Finance
8 5 (16.67%) SRDF
8 5 (16.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 5 (16.67%) NFS
8 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (16.67%) NAS

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) SAN
1 5 (16.67%) NAS
1 5 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) Big Data
3 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Moq
2 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.33%) NUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) .NET Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Performance Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Capacity Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Storage Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Junior Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Junior
5 2 (6.67%) Junior Software Tester
6 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) .NET
1 12 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) LAMP
3 1 (3.33%) Symfony
3 1 (3.33%) RESTful
3 1 (3.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.33%) Sass
3 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.33%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Solaris
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) TDD
1 12 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (33.33%) BDD
3 9 (30.00%) Low Latency
4 8 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 5 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 5 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 5 (16.67%) Operations Management
5 5 (16.67%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) Load Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) C#
1 12 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (26.67%) VBA
2 8 (26.67%) Shell Script
3 7 (23.33%) AWK
3 7 (23.33%) Korn
3 7 (23.33%) Perl
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) IBM Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.67%) ISEB
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) NFS
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (16.67%) SRDF
1 5 (16.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Oracle
2 9 (30.00%) Ab Initio
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.00%) HP
5 5 (16.67%) EMC
5 5 (16.67%) Cisco
5 5 (16.67%) IBM
5 5 (16.67%) VMware
5 5 (16.67%) Brocade
5 5 (16.67%) Fujitsu
5 5 (16.67%) Hitachi
5 5 (16.67%) NetApp
6 2 (6.67%) SAP
6 2 (6.67%) BEA
6 2 (6.67%) Sun
7 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow