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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 128 109 158
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +49
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 9 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.38% 1.12% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.47% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 2
Average salary £35,250 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% +63.63%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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
1909 1562 2134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 79.71% 75.90% 74.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1549 1206 1704
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Rickmansworth - 4 £35,000 -
Watford -20 2 - -
Borehamwood +4 1 £47,500 +106.52%
Royston - 1 £22,500 - 1
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
4 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
4 6 (31.58%) Solaris
4 6 (31.58%) Perl
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) VBA
4 6 (31.58%) AWK
4 6 (31.58%) Korn
4 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (26.32%) Marketing
5 5 (26.32%) Operations Management
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco
6 4 (21.05%) SAN
6 4 (21.05%) VMware
6 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
7 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
7 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.79%) SRDF
7 3 (15.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
7 3 (15.79%) Selenium

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (10.53%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
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%) IPv4
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
2 2 (10.53%) JMeter
2 2 (10.53%) Fiddler
2 2 (10.53%) Hudson
2 2 (10.53%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (10.53%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (26.32%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Capacity Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Voice Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Voice Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Test Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Test Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Backup Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) EMC Storage Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) QA Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) QA Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Software Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Solaris
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (31.58%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (26.32%) Operations Management
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.79%) Capacity Management
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) OWASP
7 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
1 6 (31.58%) Perl
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
1 6 (31.58%) VBA
1 6 (31.58%) AWK
1 6 (31.58%) Korn
2 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCIE
1 3 (15.79%) CCNP
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.53%) IBM Certification
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
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
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 3 (15.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) NetApp
4 3 (15.79%) Hitachi
4 3 (15.79%) EMC
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) SAP
5 2 (10.53%) Sun
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) BEA
5 2 (10.53%) Brocade
5 2 (10.53%) Fujitsu
5 2 (10.53%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.26%) VocaLink
6 1 (5.26%) Google
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