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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 116 157 144
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -13
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 46 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.45% 0.52% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 0.62% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 39 15 9
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,700 £54,200 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
2798 3082 2673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.38% 83.80% 82.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1779 2049 1746
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +29 20 £51,500 -9.64% 1
Edinburgh +8 14 £40,000 -11.11% 3
West Lothian - 7 £40,000 - 1
Dundee +2 5 £28,750 +30.68% 1
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (51.56%) SQL
3 28 (43.75%) ISTQB
4 27 (42.19%) Finance
5 26 (40.63%) Computer Science
5 26 (40.63%) SDLC
6 23 (35.94%) Test Scripting
7 22 (34.38%) QA
8 20 (31.25%) Automated Testing
9 18 (28.13%) Test Strategy
10 17 (26.56%) LoadRunner
10 17 (26.56%) SOA
11 16 (25.00%) Java
12 15 (23.44%) PL/SQL
12 15 (23.44%) Oracle
12 15 (23.44%) Web Services
12 15 (23.44%) Relational Database
13 14 (21.88%) Oracle Database
13 14 (21.88%) CSS
13 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
13 14 (21.88%) RDBMS
13 14 (21.88%) Oracle Database 10g
13 14 (21.88%) Oracle ADF
13 14 (21.88%) Java EE
13 14 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (21.88%) jQuery
13 14 (21.88%) Security Testing
14 13 (20.31%) Banking
14 13 (20.31%) WebLogic
14 13 (20.31%) Oracle SOA Suite

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (20.31%) WebLogic
1 13 (20.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (18.75%) IIS
3 10 (15.63%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (4.69%) GlassFish
4 3 (4.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.56%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) Relational Database
2 14 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 14 (21.88%) Oracle Database
2 14 (21.88%) RDBMS
2 14 (21.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (4.69%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) LoadRunner
2 12 (18.75%) Selenium
3 8 (12.50%) JMeter
4 4 (6.25%) Ranorex
5 3 (4.69%) SilkPerformer
5 3 (4.69%) JIRA
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (3.13%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.56%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.56%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 27 (42.19%) Finance
2 13 (20.31%) Banking
3 6 (9.38%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.13%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (43.75%) Analyst
1 28 (43.75%) Test Analyst
2 13 (20.31%) Lead Designer
2 13 (20.31%) Performance Analyst
2 13 (20.31%) Performance Test Analyst
2 13 (20.31%) Designer
3 12 (18.75%) Tester
4 10 (15.63%) SOA Designer
5 8 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 8 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 8 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) QA Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Senior QA Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Senior QA Test Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Senior Test Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) Senior Tester
7 6 (9.38%) Performance Test Leader
8 5 (7.81%) Senior QA Tester
8 5 (7.81%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.44%) Web Services
2 14 (21.88%) Oracle ADF
2 14 (21.88%) Java EE
2 14 (21.88%) jQuery
2 14 (21.88%) CSS
3 10 (15.63%) J2EE
3 10 (15.63%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (15.63%) XML
3 10 (15.63%) XSLT
3 10 (15.63%) Middleware
4 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.69%) Spring
4 3 (4.69%) JSP
4 3 (4.69%) JRuby
4 3 (4.69%) Java EE 5
5 1 (1.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.63%) Computer Science
2 11 (17.19%) Mathematics
2 11 (17.19%) Physics
3 6 (9.38%) PMI
4 3 (4.69%) User Experience
5 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.56%) GIS
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.56%) Replication
6 1 (1.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) UNIX
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Android
2 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.63%) SDLC
3 23 (35.94%) Test Scripting
4 20 (31.25%) Automated Testing
5 18 (28.13%) Test Strategy
6 17 (26.56%) SOA
7 14 (21.88%) Security Testing
8 12 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (18.75%) Waterfall
8 12 (18.75%) System Testing
9 11 (17.19%) Software Delivery
9 11 (17.19%) Mentoring
9 11 (17.19%) Release Management
9 11 (17.19%) Business Analysis
10 9 (14.06%) TDD
10 9 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (12.50%) Test Management
11 8 (12.50%) Project Management
12 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (10.94%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (51.56%) SQL
2 16 (25.00%) Java
3 15 (23.44%) PL/SQL
4 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.94%) Python
6 5 (7.81%) C#
7 3 (4.69%) Jython
7 3 (4.69%) Groovy
8 2 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (43.75%) ISTQB
2 11 (17.19%) ISEB
2 11 (17.19%) CSQA
3 7 (10.94%) Degree
4 6 (9.38%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (34.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Oracle
2 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.94%) HP
4 4 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) Teradata
5 1 (1.56%) Twitter
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix
5 1 (1.56%) Siebel
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