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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 140 140 130
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 19 25 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.76% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.94% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 10
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -14.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £28,000 £44,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
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
2580 2650 2442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.92% 81.01% 79.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1706 1673 1694
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +2 13 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Glasgow +14 5 £47,500 -5.00%
Stirling - 1 - - 1
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 25 (44.64%) LoadRunner
1 25 (44.64%) Java
2 24 (42.86%) HP
3 18 (32.14%) SOA
4 16 (28.57%) SQL
5 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
8 12 (21.43%) Linux
9 11 (19.64%) Finance
10 10 (17.86%) UNIX
11 9 (16.07%) Windows
11 9 (16.07%) IIS
11 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
11 9 (16.07%) Scrum
11 9 (16.07%) Test Strategy
11 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
11 9 (16.07%) Automated Testing
12 8 (14.29%) OO
13 7 (12.50%) .NET
13 7 (12.50%) Test Management
14 6 (10.71%) Web Development
14 6 (10.71%) JMeter
14 6 (10.71%) Regression Testing
14 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (10.71%) MySQL
14 6 (10.71%) Oracle
14 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
14 6 (10.71%) C++
14 6 (10.71%) HTML

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 14 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (16.07%) IIS
3 6 (10.71%) Apache
4 3 (5.36%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.79%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) DNS
2 3 (5.36%) HTTP
2 3 (5.36%) SNMP
2 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.71%) MySQL
3 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.79%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (44.64%) LoadRunner
2 6 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (10.71%) JMeter
3 5 (8.93%) JUnit
4 4 (7.14%) Selenium
4 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.36%) SoapUI
5 3 (5.36%) Introscope
5 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.36%) ClearCase
5 3 (5.36%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.79%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.79%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (1.79%) JIRA
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.79%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.79%) NeoLoad
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Analyst
2 23 (41.07%) Test Analyst
3 20 (35.71%) Performance Analyst
3 20 (35.71%) Performance Test Analyst
4 18 (32.14%) Tester
4 18 (32.14%) Performance Tester
5 14 (25.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Test Manager
8 4 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.14%) Administrator
9 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planner
9 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Test Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Capacity Planner
9 3 (5.36%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) Test Consultant
10 2 (3.57%) Performance Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.57%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) XML
2 6 (10.71%) HTML
3 4 (7.14%) Spring
3 4 (7.14%) jQuery
3 4 (7.14%) CSS
3 4 (7.14%) JSP
3 4 (7.14%) Ajax
3 4 (7.14%) Web Services
4 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.36%) HTML5
4 3 (5.36%) REST
4 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.36%) XSD
4 3 (5.36%) JMS
4 3 (5.36%) SOAP
5 2 (3.57%) Java EE
6 1 (1.79%) JSF
6 1 (1.79%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Social Media
2 3 (5.36%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.57%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.79%) EPoS
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.79%) DTV
4 1 (1.79%) GIS
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Linux
2 10 (17.86%) UNIX
3 9 (16.07%) Windows
4 3 (5.36%) AIX
4 3 (5.36%) Solaris
4 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.57%) zOS
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) SOA
2 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.07%) Automated Testing
3 9 (16.07%) Scrum
3 9 (16.07%) Test Strategy
4 8 (14.29%) OO
5 7 (12.50%) Test Management
6 6 (10.71%) Web Development
6 6 (10.71%) Regression Testing
7 5 (8.93%) OOP
7 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.14%) UML
8 4 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.36%) Analytics
9 3 (5.36%) Project Management
9 3 (5.36%) Validation
9 3 (5.36%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) Java
2 16 (28.57%) SQL
3 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
4 6 (10.71%) C++
5 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.36%) PHP
6 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.36%) Clojure
6 3 (5.36%) ClojureScript
6 3 (5.36%) VBScript
6 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.36%) Python
6 3 (5.36%) C
6 3 (5.36%) C#
7 2 (3.57%) Perl
7 2 (3.57%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) Groovy
8 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Firmware
3 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) KVM
3 1 (1.79%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Nagios
1 3 (5.36%) ZABBIX
1 3 (5.36%) CA Wily
1 3 (5.36%) CA LISA
2 2 (3.57%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (42.86%) HP
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) IBM
3 5 (8.93%) Citrix
3 5 (8.93%) VMware
4 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.36%) CA
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.36%) Google
5 3 (5.36%) New Relic
6 2 (3.57%) SAP
6 2 (3.57%) BMC
7 1 (1.79%) Siebel
7 1 (1.79%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.79%) 3PAR
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Roc Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago