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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 128 144 130
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 24 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.81% 0.76% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.93% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 13
Average salary £41,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.63% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £37,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
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
2543 3114 2490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 86.12% 81.28% 78.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 2068 1489
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 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 22 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 +13 11 £42,500 -22.72% 2
West Lothian +5 6 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh +4 4 £44,000 -7.36% 2
Dundee +1 2 £24,000 -38.06%
Performance Testing
UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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 25 (53.19%) LoadRunner
1 25 (53.19%) Finance
2 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) Automated Testing
3 19 (40.43%) QA
4 17 (36.17%) SQL
5 16 (34.04%) ISTQB
6 15 (31.91%) HP
7 14 (29.79%) Java
8 11 (23.40%) Banking
9 10 (21.28%) Selenium
9 10 (21.28%) CSQA
9 10 (21.28%) Security Testing
9 10 (21.28%) Test Scripting
9 10 (21.28%) Test Strategy
10 9 (19.15%) Test Management
10 9 (19.15%) System Testing
10 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
10 9 (19.15%) IIS
10 9 (19.15%) Web Services
10 9 (19.15%) SOA
10 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.02%) UNIX
11 8 (17.02%) Release Management
11 8 (17.02%) Business Analysis
11 8 (17.02%) Software Delivery
12 7 (14.89%) Project Management
13 6 (12.77%) Financial Institution
13 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 9 (19.15%) IIS
2 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (53.19%) LoadRunner
2 10 (21.28%) Selenium
3 5 (10.64%) JMeter
4 4 (8.51%) Introscope
4 4 (8.51%) JIRA
5 2 (4.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (4.26%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.13%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.13%) NeoLoad
6 1 (2.13%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (2.13%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.13%) WinRunner
6 1 (2.13%) JUnit
General
1 25 (53.19%) Finance
2 11 (23.40%) Banking
3 6 (12.77%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.26%) Games
5 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Test Analyst
1 21 (44.68%) Analyst
2 18 (38.30%) Tester
3 11 (23.40%) Performance Test Analyst
3 11 (23.40%) Performance Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Performance Tester
4 7 (14.89%) Systems Tester
5 6 (12.77%) QA Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) QA Test Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Test Leader
5 6 (12.77%) Automation Tester
6 5 (10.64%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Performance Test Leader
6 5 (10.64%) Senior QA Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Senior QA Test Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Tester
7 4 (8.51%) Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) Web Services
2 5 (10.64%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) Ajax
3 1 (2.13%) Java EE
3 1 (2.13%) Middleware
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.77%) PMI
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Open Source
5 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.13%) Physics
5 1 (2.13%) Statistics
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile Games
5 1 (2.13%) GIS
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) UNIX
2 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
2 5 (10.64%) Android
3 3 (6.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (51.06%) Automated Testing
2 10 (21.28%) Security Testing
2 10 (21.28%) Test Scripting
2 10 (21.28%) Test Strategy
3 9 (19.15%) Test Management
3 9 (19.15%) System Testing
3 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (19.15%) SOA
4 8 (17.02%) Release Management
4 8 (17.02%) Business Analysis
4 8 (17.02%) Software Delivery
5 7 (14.89%) Project Management
6 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (12.77%) Scrum
6 6 (12.77%) Resource Management
6 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
6 6 (12.77%) Demand Management
6 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.64%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) SQL
2 14 (29.79%) Java
3 6 (12.77%) Python
4 5 (10.64%) C++
5 4 (8.51%) C
6 3 (6.38%) Scala
7 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.13%) C#
7 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) ISTQB
2 10 (21.28%) CSQA
3 6 (12.77%) PMI Certification
4 5 (10.64%) ISEB
5 1 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (40.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) CA Wily
2 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) HP
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Twitter
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix
4 1 (2.13%) Siebel
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