The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 87 76 80
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 3 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.30% 1.18% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 1.52% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 9
Average salary - £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.94%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Performance Testing
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
831 791 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 82.28% 77.70% 82.94%
Number of salaries quoted 664 653 728
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Nottingham

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 4 (36.36%) SLA
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) System Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) CA Wily
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) RIA
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
5 2 (18.18%) Introscope
5 2 (18.18%) JMeter

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner
2 2 (18.18%) Introscope
2 2 (18.18%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) WatiN
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Test Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) JMS
1 2 (18.18%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 2 (18.18%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Test Management
1 3 (27.27%) System Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
1 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Benchmarking
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (18.18%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) CA
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) Cognos
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com