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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 137 136 128
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 19 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 0.88% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.08% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 7
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £28,000 £39,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
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
2615 2689 2351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.85% 81.41% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1690 1731 1570
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 January 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 29 January 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
Edinburgh +1 10 £46,250 +23.33% 4
Glasgow +12 6 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Dundee +12 3 £22,000 - 1
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 23 (44.23%) LoadRunner
2 21 (40.38%) HP
3 19 (36.54%) Java
4 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (26.92%) SQL
6 13 (25.00%) SOA
7 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
7 11 (21.15%) Linux
7 11 (21.15%) WebSphere
8 10 (19.23%) Automated Testing
8 10 (19.23%) Finance
9 9 (17.31%) Regression Testing
9 9 (17.31%) IIS
9 9 (17.31%) Test Strategy
10 8 (15.38%) Test Management
10 8 (15.38%) UNIX
10 8 (15.38%) .NET
10 8 (15.38%) Scrum
11 7 (13.46%) C++
11 7 (13.46%) Windows
11 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
12 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
12 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
12 6 (11.54%) OO
12 6 (11.54%) Apache
13 5 (9.62%) JMeter
13 5 (9.62%) OOP
13 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (9.62%) QuickTest Pro
13 5 (9.62%) HTML

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 11 (21.15%) WebSphere
2 9 (17.31%) IIS
3 6 (11.54%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) DNS
2 3 (5.77%) SNMP
2 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.85%) SAN
3 2 (3.85%) HTTP
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.62%) MySQL
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.92%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (44.23%) LoadRunner
2 5 (9.62%) JMeter
2 5 (9.62%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (7.69%) JUnit
3 4 (7.69%) Introscope
4 3 (5.77%) ClearCase
4 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.77%) SilkPerformer
4 3 (5.77%) Selenium
5 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.92%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.92%) JIRA
6 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.92%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (1.92%) VectorCAST
6 1 (1.92%) NeoLoad
6 1 (1.92%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Retail Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Analyst
2 20 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 18 (34.62%) Tester
4 17 (32.69%) Performance Analyst
4 17 (32.69%) Performance Test Analyst
5 15 (28.85%) Performance Tester
6 11 (21.15%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
7 7 (13.46%) Test Manager
8 6 (11.54%) Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (7.69%) Administrator
10 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Systems Tester
10 3 (5.77%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (3.85%) Performance Test Specialist
11 2 (3.85%) Performance Test Engineer
11 2 (3.85%) Test Leader
11 2 (3.85%) Consultant
11 2 (3.85%) Test Specialist
11 2 (3.85%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
2 5 (9.62%) HTML
2 5 (9.62%) XML
3 4 (7.69%) Ajax
4 3 (5.77%) Web Services
4 3 (5.77%) XSD
4 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.77%) CSS
4 3 (5.77%) JSP
4 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.77%) jQuery
5 2 (3.85%) REST
5 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.85%) HTML5
5 2 (3.85%) SOAP
5 2 (3.85%) JMS
5 2 (3.85%) Spring
6 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) N-Tier
1 3 (5.77%) Social Media
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.85%) Open Source
2 2 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
3 1 (1.92%) DTV
3 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.92%) GIS
3 1 (1.92%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) EPoS
3 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Linux
2 8 (15.38%) UNIX
3 7 (13.46%) Windows
4 3 (5.77%) Ubuntu
4 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.77%) Android
5 1 (1.92%) zOS
5 1 (1.92%) AIX
5 1 (1.92%) Solaris
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) SOA
3 10 (19.23%) Automated Testing
4 9 (17.31%) Regression Testing
4 9 (17.31%) Test Strategy
5 8 (15.38%) Test Management
5 8 (15.38%) Scrum
6 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 6 (11.54%) OO
7 5 (9.62%) OOP
7 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.62%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.69%) Web Development
9 3 (5.77%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Project Management
9 3 (5.77%) Validation
9 3 (5.77%) UML
9 3 (5.77%) Release Management
9 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) Java
2 14 (26.92%) SQL
3 7 (13.46%) C++
4 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.69%) C
6 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.77%) Python
6 3 (5.77%) C#
6 3 (5.77%) PHP
6 3 (5.77%) VBScript
6 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.85%) ClojureScript
7 2 (3.85%) Ruby
7 2 (3.85%) Clojure
7 2 (3.85%) Perl
8 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Firmware
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) KVM
3 1 (1.92%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Nagios
1 3 (5.77%) ZABBIX
1 3 (5.77%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.85%) CA LISA
2 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (1.92%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) HP
2 4 (7.69%) IBM
3 3 (5.77%) Google
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) Citrix
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) New Relic
4 2 (3.85%) SAP
4 2 (3.85%) CA
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Siebel
5 1 (1.92%) BMC
5 1 (1.92%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.92%) SaltStack
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