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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 132 128 133
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 14 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.64% 0.75% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.92% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 1
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +18.66%
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
1816 1638 1591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 82.51% 81.78% 78.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1528 1269 1180
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 - 5 £40,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £42,500 - 1
St Albans - 2 £105,000 -
Stevenage -3 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 20 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (54.29%) Test Automation
4 18 (51.43%) ISEB
5 17 (48.57%) Selenium
6 16 (45.71%) ISTQB
7 14 (40.00%) Java
7 14 (40.00%) TDD
8 13 (37.14%) JMeter
8 13 (37.14%) Computer Science
9 12 (34.29%) Degree
9 12 (34.29%) BDD
9 12 (34.29%) Automated Testing
9 12 (34.29%) SQL
10 11 (31.43%) Web Services
10 11 (31.43%) Mentoring
11 10 (28.57%) Performance Improvement
12 9 (25.71%) LoadRunner
13 8 (22.86%) HTTP
13 8 (22.86%) HTML
13 8 (22.86%) JIRA
14 7 (20.00%) Ruby
14 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
14 7 (20.00%) ATDD
14 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
14 7 (20.00%) Functional Testing
14 7 (20.00%) Automation Testing
14 7 (20.00%) Scrum
14 7 (20.00%) Extreme Programming

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (5.71%) JBoss
1 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) DB2
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Selenium
2 13 (37.14%) JMeter
3 9 (25.71%) LoadRunner
4 8 (22.86%) JIRA
5 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 7 (20.00%) HP UFT
6 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
6 6 (17.14%) Subversion
7 5 (14.29%) Appium
7 5 (14.29%) WebDriver
8 3 (8.57%) QADirector
8 3 (8.57%) TestDirector
9 1 (2.86%) TestNG
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Architect
2 8 (22.86%) Test Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Tester
3 7 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 7 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
4 6 (17.14%) Performance Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Test Leader
5 5 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
5 5 (14.29%) Java Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Head of QA
7 3 (8.57%) Head of Test
8 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Web Services
2 8 (22.86%) HTML
3 6 (17.14%) JSON
3 6 (17.14%) XML
4 5 (14.29%) Gherkin
4 5 (14.29%) REST
4 5 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (37.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.57%) Statistics
4 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.71%) IVR
4 2 (5.71%) NHS
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 19 (54.29%) Test Automation
4 14 (40.00%) TDD
5 12 (34.29%) Automated Testing
5 12 (34.29%) BDD
6 11 (31.43%) Mentoring
7 10 (28.57%) Performance Improvement
8 7 (20.00%) ATDD
8 7 (20.00%) Automation Testing
8 7 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
8 7 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 7 (20.00%) Scrum
8 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (20.00%) Validation
9 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
10 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Usability Testing
10 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) Ruby
4 5 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (5.71%) ANSI C
5 2 (5.71%) C
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) ISEB
2 16 (45.71%) ISTQB
3 12 (34.29%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) HP ASE
5 1 (2.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) Citrix
3 2 (5.71%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) IBM
3 2 (5.71%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) Verint
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £035000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
StarBase
Posted: 11 days ago