The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 151 144 132
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 19 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.52% 0.62% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.77% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 8
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £28,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £56,000 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2963 2605 2369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.65% 80.58% 75.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1980 1701 1608
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Performance Testing
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -22 8 £45,000 +16.12% 2
Glasgow -14 3 £57,000 +8.57% 1
Stirling - 3 £47,500 -
Fife -2 2 £43,750 +9.37%
Dundee -4 2 £22,000 -2.22%
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Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 31 (63.27%) Java
2 24 (48.98%) HP
3 23 (46.94%) LoadRunner
4 15 (30.61%) SOA
5 13 (26.53%) WebSphere
6 9 (18.37%) Test Strategy
7 8 (16.33%) Project Planning
7 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (16.33%) Finance
7 8 (16.33%) CRM
8 7 (14.29%) SQL
8 7 (14.29%) Citrix
8 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Integration Testing
9 6 (12.24%) ISTQB
9 6 (12.24%) JIRA
9 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
9 6 (12.24%) C++
9 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
9 6 (12.24%) Windows
10 5 (10.20%) Web Services
10 5 (10.20%) XML
10 5 (10.20%) UML
10 5 (10.20%) C
10 5 (10.20%) UNIX
10 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
10 5 (10.20%) QA
10 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Workflow
10 5 (10.20%) Scrum

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 13 (26.53%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (46.94%) LoadRunner
2 6 (12.24%) JIRA
3 4 (8.16%) Subversion
3 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (8.16%) FishEye
3 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.16%) Hudson
4 3 (6.12%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (4.08%) Selenium
5 2 (4.08%) JUnit
5 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.04%) VectorCAST
6 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.04%) WinRunner
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.04%) JMeter
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Tester
2 20 (40.82%) Performance Tester
3 17 (34.69%) Analyst
3 17 (34.69%) Test Analyst
4 13 (26.53%) Performance Analyst
4 13 (26.53%) Performance Test Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 5 (10.20%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Test Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Performance Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planner
9 2 (4.08%) Systems Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Capacity Planner
10 1 (2.04%) UI Programmer
10 1 (2.04%) Agile Tester
10 1 (2.04%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) Web Services
1 5 (10.20%) XML
2 4 (8.16%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) Spring
3 2 (4.08%) Java EE
3 2 (4.08%) RESTful
4 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.04%) HTML5
4 1 (2.04%) REST
4 1 (2.04%) JMS
4 1 (2.04%) HTML
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) JSP
4 1 (2.04%) Servlets
4 1 (2.04%) SOAP
4 1 (2.04%) jQuery
4 1 (2.04%) JRuby
4 1 (2.04%) Java EE 5
4 1 (2.04%) JPA
4 1 (2.04%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.08%) Replication
2 2 (4.08%) Firmware
2 2 (4.08%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) UNIX
3 2 (4.08%) Android
3 2 (4.08%) AIX
3 2 (4.08%) Solaris
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) zOS
4 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) SOA
2 9 (18.37%) Test Strategy
3 8 (16.33%) Project Planning
3 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.33%) CRM
4 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 6 (12.24%) Integration Testing
6 5 (10.20%) UML
6 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (10.20%) Workflow
6 5 (10.20%) Scrum
6 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Security Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Change Control
7 4 (8.16%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.12%) Regression Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Validation
9 2 (4.08%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) Java
2 7 (14.29%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) C++
4 5 (10.20%) C
5 4 (8.16%) C#
6 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.04%) ClojureScript
8 1 (2.04%) Clojure
8 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) Python
8 1 (2.04%) Perl
8 1 (2.04%) Groovy
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (8.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (4.08%) ISEB
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) Salt
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) CA LISA
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) OpenView
2 1 (2.04%) Nagios
2 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) HP
2 7 (14.29%) Citrix
3 4 (8.16%) Atlassian
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle
5 2 (4.08%) VMware
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) New Relic
6 1 (2.04%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.04%) Twitter
6 1 (2.04%) BMC
6 1 (2.04%) CA
6 1 (2.04%) JBoss
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