The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 133 150 130
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 22 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.63% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.77% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 9
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £42,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Performance Testing
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2642 2861 2309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.11% 82.12% 79.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1657 1874 1444
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Scotland

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Scotland

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Glasgow +9 9 £45,500 -17.27%
Edinburgh +1 8 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Dundee +7 3 £22,000 -
West Lothian - 2 £40,000 - 2
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 22 (52.38%) LoadRunner
2 18 (42.86%) HP
2 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (38.10%) Java
4 14 (33.33%) SQL
5 11 (26.19%) Automated Testing
6 10 (23.81%) Finance
7 9 (21.43%) IIS
7 9 (21.43%) Scrum
8 8 (19.05%) WebSphere
8 8 (19.05%) .NET
8 8 (19.05%) UNIX
8 8 (19.05%) SOA
8 8 (19.05%) Test Strategy
9 7 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 7 (16.67%) Linux
9 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 6 (14.29%) QA
10 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
10 6 (14.29%) Test Management
11 5 (11.90%) Release Management
11 5 (11.90%) Ajax
11 5 (11.90%) SilkPerformer
11 5 (11.90%) JMeter
11 5 (11.90%) C++
11 5 (11.90%) Web Services
11 5 (11.90%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (11.90%) Microsoft

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (21.43%) IIS
2 8 (19.05%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.52%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.14%) MySQL
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) LoadRunner
2 5 (11.90%) JMeter
2 5 (11.90%) SilkPerformer
2 5 (11.90%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (9.52%) Introscope
3 4 (9.52%) Selenium
4 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.14%) ClearCase
5 2 (4.76%) WinRunner
5 2 (4.76%) JIRA
5 2 (4.76%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (2.38%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.38%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.38%) NeoLoad
6 1 (2.38%) JUnit
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Analyst
2 17 (40.48%) Tester
3 16 (38.10%) Test Analyst
4 12 (28.57%) Performance Tester
4 12 (28.57%) Performance Analyst
4 12 (28.57%) Performance Test Analyst
5 8 (19.05%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 7 (16.67%) Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Systems Tester
8 4 (9.52%) Test Manager
8 4 (9.52%) Consultant
8 4 (9.52%) Test Consultant
9 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Test Specialist
10 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
10 2 (4.76%) Performance Test Consultant
10 2 (4.76%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) Web Services
2 5 (11.90%) Ajax
3 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.14%) jQuery
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) XML
3 3 (7.14%) XSD
3 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.14%) CSS
3 3 (7.14%) JSP
4 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.76%) GIS
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Open Source
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.38%) Social Media
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) UNIX
2 7 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Windows
4 3 (7.14%) Android
4 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Automated Testing
3 9 (21.43%) Scrum
4 8 (19.05%) SOA
4 8 (19.05%) Test Strategy
5 7 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 6 (14.29%) Test Management
7 5 (11.90%) Release Management
8 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.52%) OO
9 3 (7.14%) UML
9 3 (7.14%) OOP
9 3 (7.14%) Project Management
9 3 (7.14%) TDD
9 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Web Development
9 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) Java
2 14 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (11.90%) C++
4 4 (9.52%) C
5 3 (7.14%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.14%) PHP
5 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.14%) VBScript
5 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.14%) Scala
6 1 (2.38%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) CA Wily
2 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) HP
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) Google
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (4.76%) Siebel
4 2 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
Scotland
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
West Lothian
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago