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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 141 137 139
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 30 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 0.53% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.65% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 7
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,750 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £56,000
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
3009 2477 2367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.56% 81.29% 75.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1963 1608 1587
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 August 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 -4 14 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Glasgow -6 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Stirling - 6 £47,500 -
Fife +4 2 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Midlothian - 1 £34,000 -
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Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 32 (55.17%) Java
2 23 (39.66%) HP
3 21 (36.21%) LoadRunner
4 20 (34.48%) SOA
5 16 (27.59%) WebSphere
6 11 (18.97%) Finance
6 11 (18.97%) SQL
6 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
7 10 (17.24%) Windows
7 10 (17.24%) Test Strategy
8 8 (13.79%) Linux
8 8 (13.79%) Citrix
8 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
9 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
9 7 (12.07%) XML
10 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
10 6 (10.34%) C++
10 6 (10.34%) Regression Testing
10 6 (10.34%) Scrum
10 6 (10.34%) Workflow
10 6 (10.34%) JIRA
10 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
11 5 (8.62%) Integration Testing
11 5 (8.62%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
11 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
11 5 (8.62%) QA
11 5 (8.62%) Project Planning
11 5 (8.62%) Automated Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (27.59%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.17%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) Apache
2 3 (5.17%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.72%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.17%) HTTP
2 3 (5.17%) SNMP
3 2 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (1.72%) DHCP
4 1 (1.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.90%) MySQL
4 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (36.21%) LoadRunner
2 6 (10.34%) JIRA
3 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.90%) Selenium
4 4 (6.90%) Hudson
4 4 (6.90%) FishEye
4 4 (6.90%) Subversion
4 4 (6.90%) JUnit
4 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (5.17%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (5.17%) JMeter
5 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.17%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.72%) VectorCAST
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Banking
2 2 (3.45%) Retail
2 2 (3.45%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Games
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Tester
2 21 (36.21%) Analyst
2 21 (36.21%) Test Analyst
3 19 (32.76%) Performance Tester
3 19 (32.76%) Performance Analyst
3 19 (32.76%) Performance Test Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Test Manager
6 6 (10.34%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) Administrator
7 4 (6.90%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Performance Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Capacity Planner
8 3 (5.17%) Capacity Planner
8 3 (5.17%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
9 2 (3.45%) Systems Tester
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) XML
2 4 (6.90%) .NET
2 4 (6.90%) Spring
3 3 (5.17%) SOAP
3 3 (5.17%) Web Services
3 3 (5.17%) JMS
3 3 (5.17%) HTML
3 3 (5.17%) HTML5
3 3 (5.17%) REST
3 3 (5.17%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.45%) RESTful
4 2 (3.45%) Java EE
5 1 (1.72%) jQuery
5 1 (1.72%) JRuby
5 1 (1.72%) Java EE 5
5 1 (1.72%) JPA
5 1 (1.72%) JSF
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.17%) Social Media
3 2 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.45%) Firmware
3 2 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.72%) Open Source
4 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.72%) DTV
4 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.72%) EPoS
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) Linux
3 5 (8.62%) UNIX
4 3 (5.17%) Ubuntu
4 3 (5.17%) AIX
4 3 (5.17%) Solaris
5 2 (3.45%) zOS
5 2 (3.45%) Android
5 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) SOA
2 10 (17.24%) Test Strategy
3 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.34%) Scrum
4 6 (10.34%) Regression Testing
4 6 (10.34%) Workflow
4 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
5 5 (8.62%) Integration Testing
5 5 (8.62%) Project Planning
5 5 (8.62%) Automated Testing
5 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.62%) UML
5 5 (8.62%) OO
5 5 (8.62%) CRM
5 5 (8.62%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (6.90%) Change Control
6 4 (6.90%) Test Management
7 3 (5.17%) Security Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (55.17%) Java
2 11 (18.97%) SQL
3 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.34%) C++
4 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.90%) C
4 4 (6.90%) C#
5 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.17%) Clojure
5 3 (5.17%) ClojureScript
6 2 (3.45%) Ruby
6 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.45%) Python
6 2 (3.45%) Perl
7 1 (1.72%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.72%) Jython
7 1 (1.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (5.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.72%) KVM
1 1 (1.72%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Nagios
1 3 (5.17%) ZABBIX
1 3 (5.17%) CA LISA
2 2 (3.45%) Puppet
2 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.72%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) HP
2 8 (13.79%) Citrix
3 5 (8.62%) VMware
4 4 (6.90%) Atlassian
4 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle
5 3 (5.17%) IBM
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.17%) CA
5 3 (5.17%) New Relic
6 2 (3.45%) BMC
7 1 (1.72%) SAP
7 1 (1.72%) JBoss
7 1 (1.72%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.72%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.72%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago