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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 133 129 150
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 10 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.48% 0.10% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.14% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 12
Average salary £60,000 £82,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +83.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
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
1662 1444 2161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 80.29% 75.52% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1284 1078 1815
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 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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
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 23 January 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 - 4 £60,000 -
Rickmansworth - 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £60,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £50,000 -
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (54.55%) Oracle
2 13 (39.39%) C#
2 13 (39.39%) .NET
2 13 (39.39%) TDD
2 13 (39.39%) .NET Framework
2 13 (39.39%) Unit Testing
2 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
2 13 (39.39%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (39.39%) Moq
3 11 (33.33%) BDD
4 10 (30.30%) NoSQL
4 10 (30.30%) Low Latency
4 10 (30.30%) Ab Initio
5 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 9 (27.27%) VBA
5 9 (27.27%) Solaris
5 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 9 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (24.24%) Korn
6 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
6 8 (24.24%) Perl
6 8 (24.24%) AWK
7 7 (21.21%) Finance
7 7 (21.21%) HP
8 6 (18.18%) EMC
8 6 (18.18%) IBM Certification
8 6 (18.18%) NFS
8 6 (18.18%) Cisco
8 6 (18.18%) IBM

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) SAN
1 6 (18.18%) NAS
1 6 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (12.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.09%) Big Data
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Moq
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.03%) NUnit
2 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Capacity Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Performance Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Storage Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Junior
6 2 (6.06%) Junior Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Junior Software Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Test Architect
7 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Storage Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) .NET
1 13 (39.39%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.06%) J2EE
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) Symfony
3 1 (3.03%) Sass
3 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.03%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.03%) LAMP
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (18.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Solaris
2 2 (6.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) TDD
1 13 (39.39%) Unit Testing
2 11 (33.33%) BDD
3 10 (30.30%) Low Latency
4 9 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (18.18%) Migration
5 6 (18.18%) Operations Management
5 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 6 (18.18%) Capacity Management
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL
7 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.06%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Load Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Image Processing
8 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) C#
1 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
2 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 9 (27.27%) VBA
3 8 (24.24%) Korn
3 8 (24.24%) Perl
3 8 (24.24%) AWK
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) IBM Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) NFS
1 6 (18.18%) SRDF
1 6 (18.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) Ab Initio
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.21%) HP
5 6 (18.18%) EMC
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco
5 6 (18.18%) IBM
5 6 (18.18%) VMware
5 6 (18.18%) NetApp
5 6 (18.18%) Hitachi
5 6 (18.18%) Brocade
5 6 (18.18%) Fujitsu
6 2 (6.06%) SAP
6 2 (6.06%) BEA
6 2 (6.06%) Sun
7 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow