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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 72 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.17% 0.58% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £52,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
498 599 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.27% 86.19% 78.72%
Number of salaries quoted 432 519 359
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,433 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 17 (89.47%) SQL
3 16 (84.21%) Java
4 14 (73.68%) HTML
4 14 (73.68%) C#
4 14 (73.68%) CSS
5 11 (57.89%) Software Testing
5 11 (57.89%) Firebug
5 11 (57.89%) Security Testing
5 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
6 10 (52.63%) Manual Testing
6 10 (52.63%) Test Management
6 10 (52.63%) Functional Testing
6 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
6 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
6 10 (52.63%) .NET
6 10 (52.63%) N-Tier
7 8 (42.11%) ISEB
7 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
7 8 (42.11%) JIRA
7 8 (42.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (36.84%) REST
8 7 (36.84%) Bugzilla
8 7 (36.84%) Python
8 7 (36.84%) Unix
8 7 (36.84%) SOAP
9 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (26.32%) QA
11 4 (21.05%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) SaaS
2 3 (15.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (94.74%) Selenium
2 11 (57.89%) Firebug
3 8 (42.11%) JIRA
4 7 (36.84%) Bugzilla
5 4 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (21.05%) Hudson
5 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
5 4 (21.05%) JUnit
5 4 (21.05%) TestNG
6 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
6 3 (15.79%) PHPUnit
6 3 (15.79%) Subversion
7 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
7 1 (5.26%) MSTest
7 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Electronics
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Analyst
1 15 (78.95%) Test Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) QA Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) QA Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) QA Test Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) PHP Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Web Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.53%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Symfony Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) CSS
1 14 (73.68%) HTML
2 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
3 7 (36.84%) REST
3 7 (36.84%) SOAP
4 4 (21.05%) Ajax
4 4 (21.05%) Flash
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (15.79%) jQuery
5 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 3 (15.79%) MooTools
5 3 (15.79%) Symfony
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
5 3 (15.79%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) YAML
6 2 (10.53%) Spring
7 1 (5.26%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Unix
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Security Testing
1 11 (57.89%) Software Testing
1 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
2 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Functional Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Manual Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Test Management
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) OOP
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
1 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 16 (84.21%) Java
3 14 (73.68%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) Python
5 4 (21.05%) Perl
6 3 (15.79%) C++
6 3 (15.79%) PHP
6 3 (15.79%) PHP 5
6 3 (15.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) ISEB
1 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
1 8 (42.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Zend