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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 142 136 130
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 31 20 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 0.66% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.81% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 11
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,950 £51,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Performance Testing
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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
2971 2479 2456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.07% 81.60% 77.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1916 1610 1630
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
Edinburgh -7 15 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Glasgow -13 6 £42,250 -15.50% 2
Stirling - 6 £47,500 -
Fife +1 2 £43,750 +9.37%
Midlothian - 1 £34,000 -
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Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 29 (53.70%) Java
2 20 (37.04%) HP
3 19 (35.19%) SOA
4 18 (33.33%) LoadRunner
5 15 (27.78%) WebSphere
6 13 (24.07%) SQL
6 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
7 12 (22.22%) Windows
7 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (18.52%) Finance
8 10 (18.52%) Linux
9 8 (14.81%) Citrix
9 8 (14.81%) Test Strategy
10 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
10 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
10 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
10 7 (12.96%) OO
10 7 (12.96%) XML
11 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 6 (11.11%) C++
11 6 (11.11%) Scrum
11 6 (11.11%) Workflow
11 6 (11.11%) JIRA
12 5 (9.26%) QA
12 5 (9.26%) ISTQB
12 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
12 5 (9.26%) Regression Testing
12 5 (9.26%) VMware
12 5 (9.26%) IIS
12 5 (9.26%) MySQL

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 15 (27.78%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.26%) IIS
2 5 (9.26%) Apache
3 3 (5.56%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.85%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.56%) HTTP
2 3 (5.56%) SNMP
3 2 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (1.85%) DHCP
4 1 (1.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.26%) MySQL
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 6 (11.11%) JIRA
3 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.41%) FishEye
4 4 (7.41%) Hudson
4 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (7.41%) JUnit
4 4 (7.41%) Selenium
4 4 (7.41%) Subversion
5 3 (5.56%) JMeter
5 3 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
5 3 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.85%) VectorCAST
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Retail Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Analyst
1 22 (40.74%) Test Analyst
2 20 (37.04%) Tester
2 20 (37.04%) Performance Analyst
2 20 (37.04%) Performance Test Analyst
3 17 (31.48%) Performance Tester
4 7 (12.96%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Test Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planner
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Capacity Planner
8 2 (3.70%) Performance Test Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) UI Developer
8 2 (3.70%) UI Programmer
8 2 (3.70%) Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) XML
2 4 (7.41%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) Spring
3 3 (5.56%) HTML
3 3 (5.56%) SOAP
3 3 (5.56%) JMS
3 3 (5.56%) REST
3 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.56%) HTML5
4 2 (3.70%) Java EE
5 1 (1.85%) JSF
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.85%) Web Services
5 1 (1.85%) CSS
5 1 (1.85%) JSP
5 1 (1.85%) Servlets
5 1 (1.85%) jQuery
5 1 (1.85%) JRuby
5 1 (1.85%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Social Media
1 4 (7.41%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) User Experience
3 2 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.70%) Firmware
3 2 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.85%) EPoS
4 1 (1.85%) DTV
4 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 10 (18.52%) Linux
3 5 (9.26%) UNIX
4 3 (5.56%) AIX
4 3 (5.56%) Solaris
4 3 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.70%) Android
5 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.70%) zOS
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) SOA
2 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.81%) Test Strategy
4 7 (12.96%) OO
5 6 (11.11%) Scrum
5 6 (11.11%) Workflow
6 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.26%) Regression Testing
6 5 (9.26%) UML
6 5 (9.26%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Test Management
7 4 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Change Control
7 4 (7.41%) OOP
8 3 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.56%) Web Development
8 3 (5.56%) CRM
8 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) Java
2 13 (24.07%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.11%) C++
4 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.41%) C
4 4 (7.41%) C#
5 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.56%) Clojure
5 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.56%) ClojureScript
6 2 (3.70%) Python
6 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.70%) Perl
6 2 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) Jython
7 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.85%) RHEV
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.85%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Nagios
1 3 (5.56%) CA LISA
1 3 (5.56%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (1.85%) Salt
3 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) HP
2 8 (14.81%) Citrix
3 5 (9.26%) VMware
4 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.41%) Oracle
4 4 (7.41%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.56%) CA
5 3 (5.56%) IBM
5 3 (5.56%) New Relic
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.70%) BMC
7 1 (1.85%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) JBoss
7 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.85%) Twitter
7 1 (1.85%) SaltStack
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