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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 132 137 122
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 34 23 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 0.73% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.91% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 14
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -3.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £39,500 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £51,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
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
2790 2524 2356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 83.81% 80.20% 76.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1777 1602 1600
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -1 18 £42,000 -13.84%
Glasgow -2 9 £42,500 -15.00%
Stirling - 4 - -
Fife +1 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Midlothian - 1 £34,000 -
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Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 18 (36.00%) Java
1 18 (36.00%) HP
2 15 (30.00%) LoadRunner
2 15 (30.00%) SOA
3 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (24.00%) Test Strategy
5 11 (22.00%) WebSphere
5 11 (22.00%) SQL
5 11 (22.00%) Linux
6 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (18.00%) Regression Testing
7 9 (18.00%) Finance
7 9 (18.00%) Windows
7 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (18.00%) IIS
8 8 (16.00%) OO
8 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (12.00%) Apache
9 6 (12.00%) IBM
9 6 (12.00%) HTML
9 6 (12.00%) MySQL
9 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
9 6 (12.00%) XML
9 6 (12.00%) Web Development
9 6 (12.00%) ISTQB
9 6 (12.00%) Test Management
10 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Integration Testing
10 5 (10.00%) UNIX

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (22.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (18.00%) IIS
3 6 (12.00%) Apache
4 3 (6.00%) ColdFusion
5 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.00%) JBoss
5 1 (2.00%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) DNS
2 3 (6.00%) HTTP
2 3 (6.00%) SNMP
2 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.00%) MySQL
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (8.00%) JUnit
2 4 (8.00%) Selenium
2 4 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.00%) ClearCase
3 3 (6.00%) JMeter
4 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.00%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
2 2 (4.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Games
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Analyst
2 20 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 17 (34.00%) Performance Analyst
3 17 (34.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 15 (30.00%) Tester
5 13 (26.00%) Performance Tester
6 7 (14.00%) Test Manager
6 7 (14.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Administrator
8 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.00%) Capacity Planner
9 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Senior Capacity Planner
9 3 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) HTML
1 6 (12.00%) XML
2 4 (8.00%) CSS
2 4 (8.00%) JSP
2 4 (8.00%) Web Services
2 4 (8.00%) Spring
2 4 (8.00%) jQuery
3 3 (6.00%) SOAP
3 3 (6.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.00%) XSD
3 3 (6.00%) JMS
3 3 (6.00%) Ajax
3 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.00%) HTML5
3 3 (6.00%) REST
3 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.00%) Java EE
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Social Media
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.00%) Open Source
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.00%) EPoS
4 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Windows
3 5 (10.00%) UNIX
4 3 (6.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (6.00%) AIX
4 3 (6.00%) Solaris
5 2 (4.00%) zOS
5 2 (4.00%) Android
5 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) SOA
2 12 (24.00%) Test Strategy
3 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.00%) Regression Testing
5 8 (16.00%) OO
6 6 (12.00%) Web Development
6 6 (12.00%) Test Management
7 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.00%) Scrum
7 5 (10.00%) OOP
8 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (8.00%) UML
8 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Release Management
9 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) Java
2 11 (22.00%) SQL
3 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.00%) PHP
6 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.00%) Clojure
6 3 (6.00%) ClojureScript
6 3 (6.00%) VBScript
6 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.00%) C#
7 2 (4.00%) C++
7 2 (4.00%) Perl
7 2 (4.00%) Python
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby
7 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.00%) Jython
8 1 (2.00%) Groovy
8 1 (2.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Firmware
3 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) KVM
3 1 (2.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Nagios
1 3 (6.00%) ZABBIX
1 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (6.00%) CA LISA
2 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) HP
2 6 (12.00%) IBM
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle
3 5 (10.00%) VMware
4 4 (8.00%) Citrix
4 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.00%) CA
5 3 (6.00%) Google
5 3 (6.00%) New Relic
6 2 (4.00%) BMC
6 2 (4.00%) SAP
7 1 (2.00%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.00%) Twitter