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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 140 138 123
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 8 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.33% 0.55% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.68% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 4
Average salary £56,250 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £35,400 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £85,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +9.31%
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
1921 2052 1815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.01% 79.91% 80.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1691 1379
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
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 3 July 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
Borehamwood -4 5 - -
Watford -6 2 £62,500 -19.35%
St Albans - 1 £50,000 -
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (77.27%) Oracle
2 14 (63.64%) LoadRunner
3 12 (54.55%) IBM
3 12 (54.55%) Java
3 12 (54.55%) HTTP
3 12 (54.55%) HP
4 10 (45.45%) SQL
5 8 (36.36%) Perl
5 8 (36.36%) PHP
5 8 (36.36%) SAP
5 8 (36.36%) AWK
5 8 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (31.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (31.82%) Test Planning
6 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
6 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
6 7 (31.82%) Drupal
6 7 (31.82%) Magento
6 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) Sun
6 7 (31.82%) Internet
6 7 (31.82%) JMeter
6 7 (31.82%) DB2
6 7 (31.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (31.82%) HTML
6 7 (31.82%) J2EE
6 7 (31.82%) HTTPS
6 7 (31.82%) Linux
6 7 (31.82%) JBoss

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 7 (31.82%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (31.82%) JBoss
1 7 (31.82%) Apache
1 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
1 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
1 7 (31.82%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) HTTP
2 7 (31.82%) HTTPS
2 7 (31.82%) Internet
3 5 (22.73%) VLAN
3 5 (22.73%) SAN
4 4 (18.18%) NAS
4 4 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) DB2
2 4 (18.18%) Big Data
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) LoadRunner
2 7 (31.82%) JMeter
3 2 (9.09%) Firebug
4 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.55%) NUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Test Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Test Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Storage Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Test Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
1 7 (31.82%) J2EE
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) NHS
1 5 (22.73%) Replication
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (22.73%) EMC VNX
1 5 (22.73%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
1 7 (31.82%) AIX
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (31.82%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (31.82%) Test Planning
3 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) Capacity Management
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Data Protection
4 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) User Stories
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) Perl
3 8 (36.36%) PHP
3 8 (36.36%) AWK
4 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) VBA
5 1 (4.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (22.73%) SRDF
1 5 (22.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 4 (18.18%) NFS
3 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) EMC VPLEX
1 5 (22.73%) SnapMirror
1 5 (22.73%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Oracle
2 12 (54.55%) IBM
2 12 (54.55%) HP
3 8 (36.36%) SAP
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) Sun
5 5 (22.73%) Siebel
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco
5 5 (22.73%) EMC
5 5 (22.73%) Citrix
5 5 (22.73%) Hitachi
5 5 (22.73%) NetApp
5 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) Brocade
5 5 (22.73%) Fujitsu
6 1 (4.55%) Informatica
6 1 (4.55%) Cognos
6 1 (4.55%) Business Objects