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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 123 143 140
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 43 30 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.29% 0.80% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.96% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 38 21 6
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
2957 3119 2534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.69% 83.51% 83.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1848 2026 1642
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 +20 21 £51,500 +14.44% 2
Edinburgh -5 14 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Dundee - 7 £28,750 -
West Lothian - 3 £40,000 -
Performance Testing
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Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 46 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (50.00%) SQL
3 33 (47.14%) ISTQB
4 30 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 29 (41.43%) SDLC
6 25 (35.71%) Finance
6 25 (35.71%) Test Scripting
7 23 (32.86%) QA
8 21 (30.00%) SOA
9 20 (28.57%) Test Strategy
10 19 (27.14%) PL/SQL
10 19 (27.14%) Java
11 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
11 18 (25.71%) Oracle
11 18 (25.71%) CSS
11 18 (25.71%) RDBMS
11 18 (25.71%) Oracle Database 10g
11 18 (25.71%) LoadRunner
11 18 (25.71%) Oracle ADF
11 18 (25.71%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (25.71%) jQuery
11 18 (25.71%) Java EE
11 18 (25.71%) Oracle Database
11 18 (25.71%) Relational Database
12 17 (24.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 17 (24.29%) Automated Testing
12 17 (24.29%) WebLogic
13 16 (22.86%) ISEB
13 16 (22.86%) Waterfall
14 15 (21.43%) Mathematics

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 17 (24.29%) WebLogic
1 17 (24.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 10 (14.29%) IIS
4 3 (4.29%) GlassFish
4 3 (4.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.43%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) RDBMS
1 18 (25.71%) Oracle Database 10g
1 18 (25.71%) Oracle Database 11g
1 18 (25.71%) Oracle Database
1 18 (25.71%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.29%) MySQL
3 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (25.71%) LoadRunner
2 10 (14.29%) Selenium
3 8 (11.43%) JMeter
4 5 (7.14%) Ranorex
5 3 (4.29%) JIRA
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.43%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
General
1 25 (35.71%) Finance
2 13 (18.57%) Banking
3 6 (8.57%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Analyst
2 29 (41.43%) Test Analyst
3 17 (24.29%) Lead Designer
3 17 (24.29%) Designer
4 15 (21.43%) Performance Analyst
4 15 (21.43%) Performance Test Analyst
5 14 (20.00%) SOA Designer
6 12 (17.14%) Tester
7 8 (11.43%) Test Leader
7 8 (11.43%) QA Test Analyst
7 8 (11.43%) QA Analyst
8 7 (10.00%) Senior QA Analyst
8 7 (10.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
8 7 (10.00%) Performance Test Leader
8 7 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (8.57%) Senior Tester
9 6 (8.57%) Automation Tester
10 5 (7.14%) Senior Automation Tester
10 5 (7.14%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.71%) CSS
1 18 (25.71%) Oracle ADF
1 18 (25.71%) Java EE
1 18 (25.71%) jQuery
2 14 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 14 (20.00%) XML
2 14 (20.00%) XSLT
2 14 (20.00%) Middleware
2 14 (20.00%) J2EE
3 13 (18.57%) Web Services
4 3 (4.29%) JSP
4 3 (4.29%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.29%) Spring
4 3 (4.29%) JRuby
4 3 (4.29%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 15 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 15 (21.43%) Physics
3 6 (8.57%) PMI
4 3 (4.29%) User Experience
5 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.43%) Replication
6 1 (1.43%) Statistics
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Android
1 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.29%) UNIX
2 3 (4.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (41.43%) SDLC
3 25 (35.71%) Test Scripting
4 21 (30.00%) SOA
5 20 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 17 (24.29%) Automated Testing
7 16 (22.86%) Waterfall
8 13 (18.57%) Mentoring
9 12 (17.14%) Security Testing
10 11 (15.71%) System Testing
11 10 (14.29%) V-Model
11 10 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (12.86%) Software Delivery
12 9 (12.86%) Release Management
12 9 (12.86%) TDD
12 9 (12.86%) Business Analysis
13 8 (11.43%) Asset Management
13 8 (11.43%) Project Management
13 8 (11.43%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.00%) SQL
2 19 (27.14%) Java
2 19 (27.14%) PL/SQL
3 18 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.43%) Python
5 7 (10.00%) C#
6 3 (4.29%) Jython
6 3 (4.29%) Groovy
7 1 (1.43%) Ruby
7 1 (1.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 33 (47.14%) ISTQB
2 16 (22.86%) ISEB
3 11 (15.71%) CSQA
4 9 (12.86%) Degree
5 6 (8.57%) PMI Certification
6 3 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (32.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Oracle
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.57%) HP
4 5 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) Teradata
5 1 (1.43%) Twitter
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