The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 42 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 11 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.09% 0.44% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 0.56% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +22.64%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Performance Testing
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
300 180 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 84.27% 78.95% 81.79%
Number of salaries quoted 256 158 220
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Ipswich region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Ipswich

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 13 (81.25%) C#
1 13 (81.25%) Java
1 13 (81.25%) QA
1 13 (81.25%) Selenium
1 13 (81.25%) Cucumber
2 11 (68.75%) Games
3 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) Online Games
4 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
5 8 (50.00%) Android
5 8 (50.00%) BDD
5 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
5 8 (50.00%) SoapUI
5 8 (50.00%) Calabash
5 8 (50.00%) JIRA
5 8 (50.00%) Python
5 8 (50.00%) Bugzilla
5 8 (50.00%) JUnit
5 8 (50.00%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) SOA
6 5 (31.25%) Ruby
6 5 (31.25%) Capybara
6 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (31.25%) RSpec
7 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Scrum
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
9 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 2 (12.50%) SQL

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Selenium
1 13 (81.25%) Cucumber
2 8 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 8 (50.00%) JUnit
2 8 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 8 (50.00%) JIRA
2 8 (50.00%) Calabash
3 5 (31.25%) RSpec
3 5 (31.25%) Capybara
3 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (68.75%) Games
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Swedish Language
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 10 (62.50%) Tester
2 10 (62.50%) QA Tester
3 9 (56.25%) QA Analyst
4 8 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 8 (50.00%) Test Analyst
4 8 (50.00%) Automated Tester
4 8 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Online Games
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
1 8 (50.00%) Android
1 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 8 (50.00%) BDD
4 5 (31.25%) SOA
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) UML
7 1 (6.25%) OO
7 1 (6.25%) OOD
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C#
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (81.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) SAP
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft