The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 61 69 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 11 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.33% 0.44% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 0.53% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 1
Average salary £37,000 £27,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.54% -47.61%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
598 562 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 72.05% 82.65% 69.42%
Number of salaries quoted 425 481 465
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Performance Testing
England

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 1 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 1 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 +8 9 £37,025 +34.63%
Teesside - 2 £35,000 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 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 13 (68.42%) LoadRunner
2 9 (47.37%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
3 8 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 5 (26.32%) VB
6 4 (21.05%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (21.05%) QA
6 4 (21.05%) Test Management
6 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Facilita Forecast
6 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Ranorex
7 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
7 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
7 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) C#
7 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
8 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Java
8 2 (10.53%) UNIX
8 2 (10.53%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 1 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) LoadRunner
2 9 (47.37%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (21.05%) Facilita Forecast
4 3 (15.79%) Ranorex
4 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
5 2 (10.53%) Selenium
6 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.26%) Hudson
6 1 (5.26%) TestNG
6 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (5.26%) WinRunner
6 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Tester
1 9 (47.37%) Performance Tester
2 3 (15.79%) Automation Team Leader
2 3 (15.79%) Test Team Leader
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) Ajax
2 1 (5.26%) Flash
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
3 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Test Management
3 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) VB
2 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
2 3 (15.79%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix