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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 132 138 136
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 14 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.65% 0.17% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.23% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 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 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £35,000 £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 1725 2162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.74% 74.10% 78.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1282 1332 1808
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 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 - 10 £60,000 -
Rickmansworth - 3 £66,250 -
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 21 (63.64%) Oracle
2 15 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (42.42%) AWK
3 14 (42.42%) Perl
4 13 (39.39%) SQL
4 13 (39.39%) IBM
5 10 (30.30%) LoadRunner
5 10 (30.30%) Shell Script
6 9 (27.27%) J2EE
6 9 (27.27%) Sun
6 9 (27.27%) HP
6 9 (27.27%) Finance
6 9 (27.27%) PHP
7 8 (24.24%) VBA
7 8 (24.24%) Solaris
7 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
7 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
7 8 (24.24%) Drupal
7 8 (24.24%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (21.21%) Test Planning
8 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
8 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
8 7 (21.21%) Magento
8 7 (21.21%) Moq
8 7 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (21.21%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
8 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
8 7 (21.21%) WebSphere

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (24.24%) Drupal
2 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (21.21%) JBoss
2 7 (21.21%) Apache
2 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
2 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Internet
1 7 (21.21%) HTTP
1 7 (21.21%) HTTPS
2 6 (18.18%) SAN
3 5 (15.15%) VLAN
3 5 (15.15%) NAS
3 5 (15.15%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) DB2
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.12%) Big Data
4 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) LoadRunner
2 7 (21.21%) JMeter
2 7 (21.21%) Moq
3 2 (6.06%) Firebug
4 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) NUnit
4 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Marketing
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Capacity Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Architect
5 6 (18.18%) .NET Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (12.12%) Storage Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Test Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Tester
8 2 (6.06%) Performance Tester
9 1 (3.03%) Storage Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Administrator
9 1 (3.03%) Test Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) J2EE
2 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
5 1 (3.03%) LAMP
5 1 (3.03%) Symfony
5 1 (3.03%) RESTful
5 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.03%) Sass
5 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.03%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (18.18%) Replication
3 4 (12.12%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Solaris
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) AIX
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (24.24%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (21.21%) Test Planning
3 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) TDD
3 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 6 (18.18%) Migration
4 6 (18.18%) Capacity Management
4 6 (18.18%) BDD
5 5 (15.15%) Operations Management
5 5 (15.15%) Low Latency
6 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 3 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Perl
1 14 (42.42%) AWK
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) Shell Script
4 9 (27.27%) PHP
5 8 (24.24%) VBA
6 7 (21.21%) C#
6 7 (21.21%) Java
6 7 (21.21%) Korn
6 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
7 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) IBM Certification
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (18.18%) SRDF
1 6 (18.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 5 (15.15%) NFS
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Oracle
2 13 (39.39%) IBM
3 9 (27.27%) Sun
3 9 (27.27%) HP
4 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) Hitachi
5 6 (18.18%) NetApp
5 6 (18.18%) VMware
5 6 (18.18%) Brocade
5 6 (18.18%) Fujitsu
5 6 (18.18%) EMC
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco
6 5 (15.15%) Ab Initio
7 2 (6.06%) BEA
7 2 (6.06%) SAP
8 1 (3.03%) Cognos
8 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
8 1 (3.03%) Informatica