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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 74 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 11 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.42% 1.21% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.65% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 3
Average salary £50,000 £37,050 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.95% +34.72%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
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
645 605 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 83.44% 73.42% 83.64%
Number of salaries quoted 529 440 468
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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
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 28 July 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
Durham - 11 £50,000 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (92.86%) C#
1 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 12 (85.71%) WCF
2 12 (85.71%) T-SQL
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) WinForms
2 12 (85.71%) WatiN
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (7.14%) Firebug
4 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.14%) DOM
4 1 (7.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) ISEB
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (7.14%) W3C
4 1 (7.14%) JMeter
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) QA
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) MSTest
4 1 (7.14%) Facilita Forecast

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 12 (85.71%) WatiN
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.14%) Firebug
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (7.14%) JMeter
4 1 (7.14%) MSTest
4 1 (7.14%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (7.14%) LoadUI
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
1 12 (85.71%) C# Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Junior
2 1 (7.14%) Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Test Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) WCF
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
1 12 (85.71%) WinForms
2 1 (7.14%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) W3C
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) HP