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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 60 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 14 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.69% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 0.36% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 2
Average salary £36,500 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.63% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £55,000 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
623 548 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 75.06% 82.41% 69.90%
Number of salaries quoted 442 454 453
Average salary £37,050 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 +7 14 £36,500 -33.63% 2
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 13 (56.52%) LoadRunner
3 9 (39.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (39.13%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (34.78%) VB
5 7 (30.43%) HP
5 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
6 6 (26.09%) C#
6 6 (26.09%) .NET
7 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
7 5 (21.74%) Selenium
7 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
7 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
8 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Test Management
8 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
9 3 (13.04%) QA
9 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
9 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
9 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
9 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
9 3 (13.04%) ITIL
9 3 (13.04%) UNIX
9 3 (13.04%) C++
9 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
9 3 (13.04%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) LoadRunner
2 9 (39.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (21.74%) Selenium
4 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
4 3 (13.04%) Ranorex
5 2 (8.70%) Facilita Forecast
5 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.70%) JUnit
5 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (8.70%) TestNG
5 2 (8.70%) Hudson
6 1 (4.35%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Tester
1 11 (47.83%) Performance Tester
2 4 (17.39%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Test Team Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Automation Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
4 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) SOAP
2 2 (8.70%) Flash
2 2 (8.70%) Ajax
2 2 (8.70%) REST
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
2 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
3 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Test Management
4 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
4 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Load Testing
6 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) VB
2 6 (26.09%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.70%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
3 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
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