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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 309 337 312
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -25
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 151 124 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 0.53% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.66% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 120 95 106
Average salary £52,500 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.50% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
Performance Testing
England

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
17487 18874 17360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.44% 79.94% 77.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13813 14974 14054
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Surrey +3 43 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Berkshire +25 42 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Hampshire +7 23 £37,250 +24.16% 1
East Sussex +1 19 £52,500 -19.23%
West Sussex +22 13 £60,000 +100.00%
Buckinghamshire 0 12 £44,250 +30.14%
Oxfordshire -7 6 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 134 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (33.57%) Finance
3 87 (31.41%) HP Quality Center
4 84 (30.32%) QA
5 81 (29.24%) SQL
6 68 (24.55%) SQL Server
6 68 (24.55%) C#
6 68 (24.55%) Java
7 67 (24.19%) User Stories
8 61 (22.02%) Microsoft
8 61 (22.02%) Software Engineering
9 57 (20.58%) Degree
10 56 (20.22%) Unit Testing
11 55 (19.86%) ISTQB
11 55 (19.86%) Regression Testing
12 54 (19.49%) HP
13 52 (18.77%) LoadRunner
14 49 (17.69%) Software Testing
15 48 (17.33%) Workflow Management
15 48 (17.33%) Workflow
16 47 (16.97%) Computer Science
16 47 (16.97%) Test Automation
17 45 (16.25%) Visual Studio
18 44 (15.88%) ISEB
19 42 (15.16%) Mathematics
20 41 (14.80%) Rhino Mocks
21 40 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
21 40 (14.44%) Selenium
21 40 (14.44%) HTML
22 39 (14.08%) NUnit

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 7 (2.53%) Apache
2 6 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.17%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.72%) IIS
5 1 (0.36%) JBoss
5 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.36%) SAS
5 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.36%) Drupal
5 1 (0.36%) Lync
5 1 (0.36%) Node.js
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.08%) Mingle
3 2 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.36%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.33%) SaaS
2 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.53%) HTTP
2 6 (2.17%) VPN
2 6 (2.17%) SAN
3 5 (1.81%) SNMP
3 5 (1.81%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.81%) ATM
3 5 (1.81%) LAN
3 5 (1.81%) Firewall
4 4 (1.44%) Wireshark
4 4 (1.44%) WAN
4 4 (1.44%) RTP
5 3 (1.08%) TCAP
5 3 (1.08%) ISUP
5 3 (1.08%) SCCP
5 3 (1.08%) INAP
5 3 (1.08%) SSL
5 3 (1.08%) MGW
5 3 (1.08%) 4G
5 3 (1.08%) M3UA
5 3 (1.08%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (24.55%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.42%) Oracle Database
3 12 (4.33%) MySQL
4 7 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.72%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.72%) IDOL
6 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 52 (18.77%) LoadRunner
2 45 (16.25%) Visual Studio
3 41 (14.80%) Rhino Mocks
4 40 (14.44%) Selenium
5 39 (14.08%) NUnit
6 35 (12.64%) QuickTest Pro
7 32 (11.55%) JMeter
8 28 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (5.78%) WebDriver
10 15 (5.42%) JIRA
11 14 (5.05%) Cucumber
12 11 (3.97%) Rational Performance Tester
13 10 (3.61%) SoapUI
14 8 (2.89%) Trac
14 8 (2.89%) Subversion
15 7 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
16 6 (2.17%) TestDirector
16 6 (2.17%) Git (software)
17 5 (1.81%) JBehave
17 5 (1.81%) Hudson
General
1 93 (33.57%) Finance
2 21 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 17 (6.14%) Banking
4 5 (1.81%) Retail
5 4 (1.44%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.44%) Advertising
5 4 (1.44%) Games
6 3 (1.08%) Automotive
7 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (21.66%) Tester
2 55 (19.86%) Developer
3 46 (16.61%) Test Manager
4 32 (11.55%) Test Engineer
5 30 (10.83%) Analyst
6 25 (9.03%) Test Analyst
7 24 (8.66%) Software Developer
7 24 (8.66%) QA Engineer
8 16 (5.78%) Performance Engineer
8 16 (5.78%) Test Leader
9 15 (5.42%) Software Engineer
9 15 (5.42%) Software Tester
10 13 (4.69%) Performance Manager
10 13 (4.69%) Performance Test Manager
11 11 (3.97%) Performance Tester
12 10 (3.61%) Manual Tester
12 10 (3.61%) Consultant
12 10 (3.61%) QA Tester
12 10 (3.61%) Performance Test Leader
12 10 (3.61%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.44%) HTML
2 29 (10.47%) .NET
3 23 (8.30%) CSS
4 19 (6.86%) Web Services
5 17 (6.14%) HTML5
5 17 (6.14%) CSS3
6 11 (3.97%) Middleware
7 10 (3.61%) Ajax
8 8 (2.89%) LAMP
9 7 (2.53%) Velocity
10 6 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (2.17%) REST
11 5 (1.81%) Java EE
11 5 (1.81%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.81%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.81%) Spring
11 5 (1.81%) XML
11 5 (1.81%) JMS
11 5 (1.81%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (1.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.97%) Computer Science
2 42 (15.16%) Mathematics
3 40 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.25%) User Experience
6 8 (2.89%) Open Source
7 5 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.81%) Clustering
8 4 (1.44%) Replication
8 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.44%) Physics
8 4 (1.44%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.72%) Life Science
9 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.72%) New Media
9 2 (0.72%) Symmetrix
9 2 (0.72%) PKI
10 1 (0.36%) BBC
10 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.19%) Windows
2 19 (6.86%) Linux
3 7 (2.53%) UNIX
4 5 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.44%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.08%) AIX
7 2 (0.72%) Solaris
7 2 (0.72%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.72%) CentOS
7 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (24.19%) User Stories
3 61 (22.02%) Software Engineering
4 56 (20.22%) Unit Testing
5 55 (19.86%) Regression Testing
6 49 (17.69%) Software Testing
7 48 (17.33%) Workflow Management
7 48 (17.33%) Workflow
8 47 (16.97%) Test Automation
9 39 (14.08%) Test Management
10 38 (13.72%) Validation
11 36 (13.00%) Automated Testing
12 35 (12.64%) Financial Modelling
13 34 (12.27%) Code Coverage
14 33 (11.91%) Integration Testing
14 33 (11.91%) Automation Testing
15 31 (11.19%) Scrum
16 28 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (9.39%) Test Scripting
17 26 (9.39%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (29.24%) SQL
2 68 (24.55%) C#
2 68 (24.55%) Java
3 26 (9.39%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.69%) PHP
5 9 (3.25%) Perl
5 9 (3.25%) C++
6 8 (2.89%) Python
6 8 (2.89%) Ruby
7 7 (2.53%) C
8 5 (1.81%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.08%) ABAP
9 3 (1.08%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.72%) VBScript
10 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.72%) Groovy
11 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.36%) AWK
11 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 57 (20.58%) Degree
2 55 (19.86%) ISTQB
3 44 (15.88%) ISEB
4 29 (10.47%) Security Cleared
5 19 (6.86%) SC Cleared
6 13 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (2.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (1.44%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.08%) IC3 Certification
10 2 (0.72%) CCSA
10 2 (0.72%) CCSE
11 1 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (30.32%) QA
2 3 (1.08%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.44%) vSphere
2 3 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.72%) NFS
Systems Management
1 87 (31.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.72%) Netcool
2 2 (0.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.36%) Iperf
Vendors
1 61 (22.02%) Microsoft
2 54 (19.49%) HP
3 28 (10.11%) Oracle
4 15 (5.42%) IBM
5 10 (3.61%) TOWER Software
6 7 (2.53%) EMC
6 7 (2.53%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.81%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.44%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.44%) Cisco
9 3 (1.08%) VMware
9 3 (1.08%) Tableau
10 2 (0.72%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.72%) BT
10 2 (0.72%) Pega
10 2 (0.72%) Panasonic
10 2 (0.72%) Mitel
10 2 (0.72%) Meridio
10 2 (0.72%) Brocade
10 2 (0.72%) Hyperion
Kent
Stott & May
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sogeti
Salary: Excellent salary + flexible benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 26 days ago