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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 70 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 10 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.33% 1.55% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.98% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 2
Average salary £50,000 £36,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.98% -33.63%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
Performance Testing
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
643 657 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.28% 78.49% 83.21%
Number of salaries quoted 543 471 457
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 the North East

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in the North East

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the North East region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in the North East

Performance Testing
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Tyne and Wear -10 5 £32,500 -10.95%
Durham - 5 £50,000 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 (94.74%) Selenium
2 13 (68.42%) C#
3 12 (63.16%) WinForms
3 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (63.16%) WCF
3 12 (63.16%) T-SQL
3 12 (63.16%) .NET
3 12 (63.16%) WatiN
4 6 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) QA
5 5 (26.32%) HTML
5 5 (26.32%) Ajax
5 5 (26.32%) CSS
5 5 (26.32%) SOAP
5 5 (26.32%) Perl
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) JUnit
5 5 (26.32%) UNIX
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Flash
5 5 (26.32%) Python
5 5 (26.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (26.32%) TestNG
5 5 (26.32%) Hudson
5 5 (26.32%) REST
5 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
5 5 (26.32%) SaaS
6 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
6 2 (10.53%) JIRA

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 18 (94.74%) Selenium
2 12 (63.16%) WatiN
3 5 (26.32%) Hudson
3 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 5 (26.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (26.32%) TestNG
3 5 (26.32%) JUnit
4 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 2 (10.53%) JIRA
5 1 (5.26%) MSTest
5 1 (5.26%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (5.26%) LoadUI
5 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.26%) JMeter
5 1 (5.26%) Firebug
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
1 12 (63.16%) C# Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) QA Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) QA Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
1 12 (63.16%) WinForms
1 12 (63.16%) WCF
2 5 (26.32%) REST
2 5 (26.32%) Ajax
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) Flash
2 5 (26.32%) CSS
2 5 (26.32%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) W3C
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) UNIX
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) T-SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) Perl
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) HP