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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 136 141 134
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 18 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 0.77% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.95% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 13
Average salary £41,500 £46,250 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.27% -4.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,250 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £55,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.18%
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
2683 3264 2483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.53% 81.32% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1679 2157 1452
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +17 10 £45,000 -10.00%
West Lothian +6 4 £40,000 - 1
Dundee +5 2 £24,000 -38.06%
Edinburgh +2 2 £42,500 -10.52% 2
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Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 22 (59.46%) LoadRunner
2 17 (45.95%) HP
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) Finance
4 14 (37.84%) Java
4 14 (37.84%) Automated Testing
4 14 (37.84%) QA
5 12 (32.43%) SQL
6 10 (27.03%) ISTQB
7 9 (24.32%) Test Management
8 8 (21.62%) UNIX
9 7 (18.92%) Banking
9 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
10 6 (16.22%) Demand Management
10 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
10 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
10 6 (16.22%) Resource Management
10 6 (16.22%) Selenium
10 6 (16.22%) CSQA
10 6 (16.22%) Scrum
10 6 (16.22%) Project Management
10 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (16.22%) SOA
10 6 (16.22%) Financial Institution
10 6 (16.22%) PMI
10 6 (16.22%) PMI Certification
11 5 (13.51%) .NET
11 5 (13.51%) C++
11 5 (13.51%) JMeter

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.81%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (59.46%) LoadRunner
2 6 (16.22%) Selenium
3 5 (13.51%) JMeter
4 4 (10.81%) SilkPerformer
4 4 (10.81%) Introscope
4 4 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (5.41%) Facilita Forecast
5 2 (5.41%) JIRA
5 2 (5.41%) WinRunner
6 1 (2.70%) JUnit
6 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.70%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (2.70%) NeoLoad
6 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 6 (16.22%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.41%) Games
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Tester
2 11 (29.73%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Test Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Performance Tester
4 7 (18.92%) Systems Tester
5 6 (16.22%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Test Leader
5 6 (16.22%) Performance Test Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Performance Test Leader
6 4 (10.81%) Test Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Test Specialist
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Test Specialist
7 3 (8.11%) Automation Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Test Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) Web Services
3 2 (5.41%) Ajax
4 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) PMI
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Open Source
3 2 (5.41%) Replication
3 2 (5.41%) GIS
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) UNIX
2 5 (13.51%) Android
2 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Automated Testing
3 9 (24.32%) Test Management
4 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
5 6 (16.22%) Demand Management
5 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
5 6 (16.22%) Resource Management
5 6 (16.22%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) Project Management
5 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.22%) SOA
6 5 (13.51%) Security Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.81%) Software Delivery
7 4 (10.81%) System Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Release Management
7 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) C++
4 4 (10.81%) C
5 3 (8.11%) Scala
6 2 (5.41%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) ISTQB
2 6 (16.22%) CSQA
2 6 (16.22%) PMI Certification
3 3 (8.11%) ISEB
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (37.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) HP
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Siebel
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
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