The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
England / South East
Rank 246 359 324
Rank change year-on-year
+113 -35
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 142 97 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.96% 0.50% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.58% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 97 75 93
Median salary £47,500 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
12734 16622 17054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.66% 86.50% 84.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10387 14012 13689
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,898 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the South East region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in the South East

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in the South East

Performance Testing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +65 44 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Hampshire +25 24 £48,750 +16.07% 3
Buckinghamshire +40 20 £45,750 -42.81% 1
Surrey +15 18 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Oxfordshire +39 13 £41,000 +49.09% 2
East Sussex +26 12 £35,000 -28.20% 2
West Sussex +13 11 £55,000 -8.33%
Kent +7 1 £50,000 +75.43%
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 145 (53.51%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (36.90%) Selenium
3 99 (36.53%) Java
4 86 (31.73%) SQL
5 85 (31.37%) Finance
6 82 (30.26%) HP
7 81 (29.89%) Software Testing
8 75 (27.68%) ISTQB
9 74 (27.31%) JMeter
9 74 (27.31%) Test Automation
10 73 (26.94%) Regression Testing
10 73 (26.94%) Degree
11 69 (25.46%) QA
12 67 (24.72%) ISEB
13 65 (23.99%) Test Scripting
14 64 (23.62%) C#
15 62 (22.88%) HP Quality Center
15 62 (22.88%) SDLC
16 61 (22.51%) Automated Testing
17 57 (21.03%) Scrum
17 57 (21.03%) LoadRunner
18 56 (20.66%) HTML
19 52 (19.19%) Functional Testing
20 51 (18.82%) Windows
21 50 (18.45%) Microsoft
21 50 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
22 48 (17.71%) Computer Science
23 44 (16.24%) Non-Functional Testing
24 43 (15.87%) Web Services
25 41 (15.13%) Python

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (5.17%) IIS
2 11 (4.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (3.69%) CMS
3 10 (3.69%) Confluence
4 7 (2.58%) Apache Spark
4 7 (2.58%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.85%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.48%) IBM Domino
7 3 (1.11%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (1.11%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.74%) Apache
8 2 (0.74%) JBoss
8 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (1.11%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.27%) Cloud Computing
1 17 (6.27%) SaaS
2 10 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.54%) Internet
2 13 (4.80%) ATM
3 11 (4.06%) Firewall
3 11 (4.06%) SAN
3 11 (4.06%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.69%) DNS
5 8 (2.95%) HTTP
6 6 (2.21%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.48%) IMAP
7 4 (1.48%) NAS
7 4 (1.48%) SMTP
7 4 (1.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.06%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.69%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.95%) Big Data
4 8 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.85%) MySQL
8 4 (1.48%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.11%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 100 (36.90%) Selenium
2 74 (27.31%) JMeter
3 57 (21.03%) LoadRunner
4 38 (14.02%) SoapUI
5 34 (12.55%) WebDriver
6 31 (11.44%) HP UFT
7 29 (10.70%) JIRA
8 25 (9.23%) Visual Studio
9 22 (8.12%) Cucumber
10 21 (7.75%) Robot Framework
11 18 (6.64%) Jenkins
11 18 (6.64%) JUnit
12 17 (6.27%) Rational DOORS
13 14 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (4.80%) WATIR
15 12 (4.43%) Rational Performance Tester
15 12 (4.43%) WebLOAD
16 11 (4.06%) Gatling
16 11 (4.06%) Ranorex
17 10 (3.69%) Selenium IDE
General
1 85 (31.37%) Finance
2 9 (3.32%) Marketing
2 9 (3.32%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.58%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.58%) Retail
4 6 (2.21%) Banking
5 5 (1.85%) Automotive
6 2 (0.74%) Advertising
6 2 (0.74%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.74%) Back Office
6 2 (0.74%) Law
6 2 (0.74%) Legal
6 2 (0.74%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
7 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (20.66%) Tester
2 55 (20.30%) Test Engineer
3 45 (16.61%) Analyst
4 37 (13.65%) Test Analyst
4 37 (13.65%) Test Manager
5 27 (9.96%) Senior Tester
6 23 (8.49%) Automation Tester
6 23 (8.49%) Software Test Engineer
7 20 (7.38%) Architect
8 19 (7.01%) Selenium Tester
8 19 (7.01%) Test Automation Engineer
9 17 (6.27%) Automation Test Analyst
10 16 (5.90%) Integration Engineer
11 15 (5.54%) Performance Manager
11 15 (5.54%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 15 (5.54%) Software Tester
12 13 (4.80%) Developer
12 13 (4.80%) Performance Tester
12 13 (4.80%) Senior Test Engineer
12 13 (4.80%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (20.66%) HTML
2 43 (15.87%) Web Services
3 40 (14.76%) .NET
4 25 (9.23%) REST
4 25 (9.23%) SOAP
5 24 (8.86%) Ajax
6 19 (7.01%) XML
7 17 (6.27%) ASP.NET
8 14 (5.17%) HTML5
9 10 (3.69%) CSS
10 8 (2.95%) JMX
10 8 (2.95%) RESTful
11 7 (2.58%) Java EE
11 7 (2.58%) JMS
11 7 (2.58%) Spring
12 6 (2.21%) J2EE
13 5 (1.85%) Gherkin
14 4 (1.48%) JSON
14 4 (1.48%) MAPI
15 3 (1.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.71%) Computer Science
2 26 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (7.75%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (2.95%) Health Informatics
5 8 (2.95%) Informatics
5 8 (2.95%) User Experience
6 7 (2.58%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.58%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.48%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.48%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.11%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.74%) BBC
9 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.37%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.37%) EPoS
10 1 (0.37%) Fintech
10 1 (0.37%) Replication
10 1 (0.37%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 51 (18.82%) Windows
2 14 (5.17%) Windows Server
3 11 (4.06%) Unix
4 6 (2.21%) Linux
4 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.74%) Solaris
6 1 (0.37%) Android
6 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (53.51%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (29.89%) Software Testing
3 74 (27.31%) Test Automation
4 73 (26.94%) Regression Testing
5 65 (23.99%) Test Scripting
6 62 (22.88%) SDLC
7 61 (22.51%) Automated Testing
8 57 (21.03%) Scrum
9 52 (19.19%) Functional Testing
10 50 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
11 44 (16.24%) Non-Functional Testing
12 41 (15.13%) Software Engineering
13 39 (14.39%) Automation Testing
14 36 (13.28%) BDD
15 35 (12.92%) Integration Testing
16 33 (12.18%) Open Source
16 33 (12.18%) Test Management
16 33 (12.18%) Test Strategy
17 32 (11.81%) Manual Testing
17 32 (11.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 99 (36.53%) Java
2 86 (31.73%) SQL
3 64 (23.62%) C#
4 41 (15.13%) Python
5 38 (14.02%) JavaScript
6 20 (7.38%) Perl
7 17 (6.27%) VB
8 15 (5.54%) C
8 15 (5.54%) C++
8 15 (5.54%) T-SQL
9 14 (5.17%) VBScript
10 11 (4.06%) PHP
11 10 (3.69%) PowerShell
12 9 (3.32%) Groovy
13 8 (2.95%) Ruby
14 6 (2.21%) Scala
15 5 (1.85%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 75 (27.68%) ISTQB
2 73 (26.94%) Degree
3 67 (24.72%) ISEB
4 31 (11.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (8.86%) Security Cleared
6 13 (4.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (2.58%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (25.46%) QA
2 9 (3.32%) SDET
3 5 (1.85%) SLA
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 17 (6.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.95%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.74%) Docker
3 2 (0.74%) vSphere
4 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 62 (22.88%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (6.27%) Perfmon
3 11 (4.06%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (1.85%) Puppet
5 1 (0.37%) Grafana
5 1 (0.37%) Graphite
5 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 82 (30.26%) HP
2 50 (18.45%) Microsoft
3 33 (12.18%) IBM
4 23 (8.49%) Oracle
5 21 (7.75%) SAP
6 17 (6.27%) VMware
7 13 (4.80%) Telerik
8 12 (4.43%) SOASTA, Inc
9 11 (4.06%) Atlassian
9 11 (4.06%) Riverbed
10 10 (3.69%) Citrix
11 7 (2.58%) CA Agile Central
12 6 (2.21%) AppDynamics
13 3 (1.11%) Dynatrace
14 2 (0.74%) Informatica
14 2 (0.74%) Zend
15 1 (0.37%) Sitecore
15 1 (0.37%) Splunk
15 1 (0.37%) TIBCO
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