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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 135 144 134
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 13 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.59% 0.16% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.22% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 8
Average salary £62,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,700 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £47,250 £62,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
1610 1848 2120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.45% 74.43% 78.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1288 1442 1759
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 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
Watford +18 10 £60,000 +14.28%
Rickmansworth - 2 £66,250 -
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 13 (54.17%) IBM
3 11 (45.83%) Perl
3 11 (45.83%) AWK
3 11 (45.83%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 9 (37.50%) PHP
5 9 (37.50%) LoadRunner
6 8 (33.33%) HP
6 8 (33.33%) Finance
6 8 (33.33%) Drupal
7 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
7 7 (29.17%) Magento
7 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (29.17%) Test Planning
7 7 (29.17%) JMeter
7 7 (29.17%) Internet
7 7 (29.17%) Sun
7 7 (29.17%) Java
7 7 (29.17%) DB2
7 7 (29.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (29.17%) J2EE
7 7 (29.17%) HTTPS
7 7 (29.17%) HTTP
7 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) AIX
7 7 (29.17%) Linux
7 7 (29.17%) JBoss

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (33.33%) Drupal
2 7 (29.17%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (29.17%) JBoss
2 7 (29.17%) Apache
2 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
2 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Internet
1 7 (29.17%) HTTP
1 7 (29.17%) HTTPS
2 6 (25.00%) SAN
3 5 (20.83%) VLAN
3 5 (20.83%) NAS
3 5 (20.83%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) DB2
2 4 (16.67%) Big Data
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) LoadRunner
2 7 (29.17%) JMeter
3 3 (12.50%) Moq
4 2 (8.33%) Firebug
5 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Performance Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (16.67%) Capacity Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Storage Architect
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Test Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Storage Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) J2EE
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) LAMP
4 1 (4.17%) Symfony
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) Backbone.js
4 1 (4.17%) Sass
4 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Replication
2 4 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
1 7 (29.17%) AIX
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (29.17%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (29.17%) Test Planning
2 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 6 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (25.00%) Migration
3 6 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (16.67%) Operations Management
5 3 (12.50%) TDD
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.50%) BDD
5 3 (12.50%) Low Latency
6 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Perl
1 11 (45.83%) AWK
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) PHP
4 7 (29.17%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (16.67%) Korn
6 4 (16.67%) VBA
7 3 (12.50%) C#
7 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
7 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (25.00%) SRDF
1 6 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 5 (20.83%) NFS
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 13 (54.17%) IBM
3 8 (33.33%) HP
4 7 (29.17%) Sun
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco
5 6 (25.00%) EMC
5 6 (25.00%) Hitachi
5 6 (25.00%) NetApp
5 6 (25.00%) VMware
5 6 (25.00%) Brocade
5 6 (25.00%) Fujitsu
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) Ab Initio
8 2 (8.33%) SAP
9 1 (4.17%) Cognos
9 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
9 1 (4.17%) Informatica