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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 290 316 341
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +25
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 160 128 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 0.57% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.70% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 136 109 82
Average salary £48,750 £47,250 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% +51.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
17191 18240 16945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.90% 80.54% 76.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13980 14301 13794
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -14 50 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Hampshire +35 46 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Berkshire +13 19 £47,500 +15.15% 3
Buckinghamshire +16 18 £52,500 +34.61% 1
West Sussex +19 14 £41,000 +49.09%
East Sussex +34 8 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Oxfordshire +5 6 £42,500 -15.00%
Kent +9 3 £35,000 -4.76%
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 159 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (36.54%) QA
3 100 (32.05%) Finance
4 98 (31.41%) C#
5 87 (27.88%) HP Quality Center
6 80 (25.64%) Selenium
7 78 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 73 (23.40%) ISTQB
9 70 (22.44%) Automated Testing
10 69 (22.12%) HP
11 68 (21.79%) Microsoft
11 68 (21.79%) Manual Testing
12 67 (21.47%) SQL
13 64 (20.51%) Software Testing
13 64 (20.51%) Degree
13 64 (20.51%) User Stories
14 60 (19.23%) Java
15 58 (18.59%) TDD
15 58 (18.59%) Regression Testing
16 56 (17.95%) Integration Testing
16 56 (17.95%) Test Management
17 55 (17.63%) SDLC
18 51 (16.35%) Test Automation
19 50 (16.03%) SQL Server
20 47 (15.06%) NUnit
21 46 (14.74%) Software Engineering
21 46 (14.74%) Test Strategy
22 44 (14.10%) LoadRunner
22 44 (14.10%) .NET
23 43 (13.78%) JMeter

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.60%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.96%) IIS
3 3 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.64%) Lync
4 2 (0.64%) JBoss
4 2 (0.64%) Apache
4 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.64%) SAS
5 1 (0.32%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.32%) Content Management Server
5 1 (0.32%) CMS
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 28 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.28%) MS Office
3 3 (0.96%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.64%) SaaS
2 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.53%) HTTP
2 8 (2.56%) Firewall
3 6 (1.92%) VPN
4 5 (1.60%) SNMP
4 5 (1.60%) ATM
4 5 (1.60%) SAN
5 4 (1.28%) LAN
5 4 (1.28%) WAN
6 3 (0.96%) Internet
6 3 (0.96%) RTP
6 3 (0.96%) TCAP
6 3 (0.96%) ISUP
6 3 (0.96%) SCCP
6 3 (0.96%) INAP
6 3 (0.96%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.96%) MGW
6 3 (0.96%) 4G
6 3 (0.96%) M3UA
6 3 (0.96%) VoLTE
7 2 (0.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (2.24%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.60%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.60%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.60%) RavenDB
4 4 (1.28%) MySQL
4 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.64%) IDOL
5 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 80 (25.64%) Selenium
2 47 (15.06%) NUnit
3 44 (14.10%) LoadRunner
4 43 (13.78%) JMeter
5 42 (13.46%) Visual Studio
6 33 (10.58%) HP UFT
6 33 (10.58%) JIRA
7 31 (9.94%) Rhino Mocks
8 29 (9.29%) WebDriver
9 20 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (5.13%) NSubstitute
11 15 (4.81%) Cucumber
12 13 (4.17%) Robot Framework
13 11 (3.53%) Jenkins
14 10 (3.21%) WatiN
15 7 (2.24%) JUnit
15 7 (2.24%) SpecFlow
16 6 (1.92%) Maven
17 5 (1.60%) jMock
17 5 (1.60%) Ant
General
1 100 (32.05%) Finance
2 19 (6.09%) Banking
3 16 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.53%) Publishing
5 5 (1.60%) Games
5 5 (1.60%) Retail
6 4 (1.28%) Front Office
7 3 (0.96%) Automotive
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Local Government
8 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (16.03%) Developer
2 48 (15.38%) Tester
3 43 (13.78%) Test Manager
4 42 (13.46%) QA Engineer
5 39 (12.50%) Analyst
6 33 (10.58%) Test Engineer
7 30 (9.62%) Test Analyst
8 24 (7.69%) Performance Engineer
9 22 (7.05%) Test Leader
10 20 (6.41%) Team Leader
10 20 (6.41%) Test Team Leader
11 18 (5.77%) Software Developer
11 18 (5.77%) QA Tester
12 17 (5.45%) Performance Test Engineer
13 16 (5.13%) Automation Team Leader
14 13 (4.17%) Performance Test Leader
14 13 (4.17%) C# Developer
14 13 (4.17%) Consultant
15 12 (3.85%) Senior Tester
16 11 (3.53%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (14.10%) .NET
2 35 (11.22%) Web Services
3 29 (9.29%) HTML
4 18 (5.77%) CSS
5 15 (4.81%) ASP.NET
6 11 (3.53%) WinForms
6 11 (3.53%) WCF
6 11 (3.53%) HTML5
6 11 (3.53%) CSS3
7 9 (2.88%) XML
8 8 (2.56%) Gherkin
9 6 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (1.92%) Velocity
10 5 (1.60%) Java EE
10 5 (1.60%) Spring
10 5 (1.60%) Ajax
10 5 (1.60%) REST
10 5 (1.60%) Hibernate
10 5 (1.60%) JMS
10 5 (1.60%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.97%) Computer Science
2 27 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.05%) Mathematics
4 8 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.56%) User Experience
5 6 (1.92%) Physics
6 5 (1.60%) Clustering
6 5 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.28%) Statistics
8 3 (0.96%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.64%) Replication
9 2 (0.64%) Symmetrix
9 2 (0.64%) PKI
9 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.64%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.64%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.32%) Xbox
10 1 (0.32%) CESG
10 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.73%) Windows
2 15 (4.81%) Linux
3 14 (4.49%) UNIX
4 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.96%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.96%) AIX
6 2 (0.64%) Solaris
6 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 70 (22.44%) Automated Testing
4 68 (21.79%) Manual Testing
5 64 (20.51%) Software Testing
5 64 (20.51%) User Stories
6 58 (18.59%) TDD
6 58 (18.59%) Regression Testing
7 56 (17.95%) Integration Testing
7 56 (17.95%) Test Management
8 55 (17.63%) SDLC
9 51 (16.35%) Test Automation
10 46 (14.74%) Test Strategy
10 46 (14.74%) Software Engineering
11 43 (13.78%) Test Scripting
12 41 (13.14%) User Acceptance Testing
13 32 (10.26%) Workflow Management
13 32 (10.26%) Workflow
14 31 (9.94%) System Integration Testing
15 29 (9.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 98 (31.41%) C#
2 67 (21.47%) SQL
3 60 (19.23%) Java
4 22 (7.05%) JavaScript
5 18 (5.77%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.56%) C
7 5 (1.60%) C++
7 5 (1.60%) Perl
7 5 (1.60%) PHP
8 4 (1.28%) VB
9 3 (0.96%) ABAP
9 3 (0.96%) Python
9 3 (0.96%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.64%) Ruby
11 1 (0.32%) PHP5
11 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.32%) AWK
11 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (23.40%) ISTQB
2 64 (20.51%) Degree
3 39 (12.50%) ISEB
4 38 (12.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 25 (8.01%) Security Cleared
6 17 (5.45%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.96%) IC3 Certification
9 3 (0.96%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.64%) CCSA
10 2 (0.64%) CCSE
10 2 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.64%) CCNP
10 2 (0.64%) CCNA
11 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (36.54%) QA
2 4 (1.28%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.28%) Terminal Services
1 4 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.64%) NFS
3 2 (0.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 87 (27.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.64%) Puppet
2 2 (0.64%) Netcool
2 2 (0.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.64%) Ansible
2 2 (0.64%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (0.32%) vMotion
3 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 69 (22.12%) HP
2 68 (21.79%) Microsoft
3 38 (12.18%) Oracle
4 22 (7.05%) VMware
5 9 (2.88%) IBM
6 7 (2.24%) EMC
7 6 (1.92%) BT
7 6 (1.92%) Pega
8 5 (1.60%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.60%) TOWER Software
8 5 (1.60%) Citrix
8 5 (1.60%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.28%) Capita
10 3 (0.96%) Tableau
10 3 (0.96%) Cisco
10 3 (0.96%) SAP
11 2 (0.64%) Meridio
11 2 (0.64%) NetApp
11 2 (0.64%) Brocade
12 1 (0.32%) DataFlux
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35k - £45k+ Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £42800 - £44600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Posted: 4 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k+Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Petersfield
Spectrum IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 pa + 29 days + share ops scheme + pension + more!
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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White Clarke Group
Salary: £28-35k dependant on experience + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum + bonus + 29 days + share ops scheme
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Guildford
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Leatherhead, Surrey
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Guildford
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