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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 315 349 299
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -50
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 123 78 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.37% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.46% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 98 64 133
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £49,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £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
17258 16862 17844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.11% 79.63% 77.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13775 13395 15357
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +46 70 £47,500 - 6
Berkshire +24 30 £50,000 +3.09% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 14 £45,000 +20.00%
Hampshire -26 10 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 122 (47.47%) Finance
2 111 (43.19%) HP Quality Center
3 107 (41.63%) SQL
4 101 (39.30%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (35.41%) Degree
6 90 (35.02%) C#
7 79 (30.74%) Microsoft
8 75 (29.18%) Computer Science
9 74 (28.79%) SQL Server
10 71 (27.63%) User Stories
11 69 (26.85%) Unit Testing
12 68 (26.46%) Java
12 68 (26.46%) Software Engineering
13 67 (26.07%) Visual Studio
13 67 (26.07%) Workflow
14 66 (25.68%) Regression Testing
15 65 (25.29%) Workflow Management
15 65 (25.29%) Mathematics
16 64 (24.90%) NUnit
16 64 (24.90%) Rhino Mocks
17 63 (24.51%) Validation
18 59 (22.96%) Software Testing
19 56 (21.79%) Code Coverage
19 56 (21.79%) Financial Modelling
20 51 (19.84%) Windows
21 50 (19.46%) Test Automation
22 49 (19.07%) ISTQB
23 44 (17.12%) HTML
24 42 (16.34%) JavaScript
25 41 (15.95%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.17%) Apache
3 2 (0.78%) Lync
3 2 (0.78%) Content Management Server
3 2 (0.78%) CMS
3 2 (0.78%) IIS
3 2 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.39%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.39%) nginx
4 1 (0.39%) Confluence
4 1 (0.39%) Node.js
4 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (4.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.11%) SaaS
2 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.11%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.72%) HTTP
2 7 (2.72%) SAN
3 6 (2.33%) SSL
4 4 (1.56%) LAN
4 4 (1.56%) WAN
4 4 (1.56%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.17%) RTP
5 3 (1.17%) Internet
6 2 (0.78%) VPN
6 2 (0.78%) DNS
6 2 (0.78%) SMTP
6 2 (0.78%) DHCP
6 2 (0.78%) FTP
6 2 (0.78%) TCAP
6 2 (0.78%) ISUP
6 2 (0.78%) SCCP
6 2 (0.78%) INAP
6 2 (0.78%) Firewall
6 2 (0.78%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (28.79%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.89%) Oracle Database
3 14 (5.45%) MySQL
4 9 (3.50%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.17%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.17%) IDOL
7 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 67 (26.07%) Visual Studio
2 64 (24.90%) NUnit
2 64 (24.90%) Rhino Mocks
3 38 (14.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (12.84%) LoadRunner
5 28 (10.89%) JMeter
6 23 (8.95%) Selenium
7 20 (7.78%) TestDirector
8 19 (7.39%) QuickTest Pro
9 17 (6.61%) JIRA
10 13 (5.06%) WebDriver
11 12 (4.67%) SoapUI
12 8 (3.11%) WinRunner
12 8 (3.11%) NeoLoad
13 5 (1.95%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.95%) SpecFlow
14 4 (1.56%) Subversion
14 4 (1.56%) Rational Performance Tester
15 3 (1.17%) SilkPerformer
15 3 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 122 (47.47%) Finance
2 21 (8.17%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.23%) Banking
4 5 (1.95%) Retail
5 4 (1.56%) Marketing
6 3 (1.17%) Advertising
6 3 (1.17%) Games
7 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (30.35%) Developer
2 53 (20.62%) Analyst
3 51 (19.84%) Tester
4 49 (19.07%) Test Analyst
5 32 (12.45%) Test Manager
6 27 (10.51%) Software Developer
6 27 (10.51%) C# Developer
7 26 (10.12%) .NET Developer
7 26 (10.12%) Test Engineer
8 23 (8.95%) Performance Tester
9 21 (8.17%) Software Engineer
10 19 (7.39%) Test Leader
11 18 (7.00%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (5.45%) Performance Engineer
13 12 (4.67%) Performance Analyst
13 12 (4.67%) Performance Test Analyst
14 11 (4.28%) Software Test Analyst
15 10 (3.89%) Automation Tester
15 10 (3.89%) Automation Engineer
15 10 (3.89%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (17.12%) HTML
2 40 (15.56%) .NET
3 36 (14.01%) CSS
4 34 (13.23%) HTML5
4 34 (13.23%) CSS3
5 13 (5.06%) XML
6 11 (4.28%) Web Services
7 9 (3.50%) J2EE
7 9 (3.50%) Hibernate
8 8 (3.11%) Spring
8 8 (3.11%) Struts
8 8 (3.11%) JSP
8 8 (3.11%) JMS
9 7 (2.72%) LAMP
9 7 (2.72%) Ajax
10 5 (1.95%) Middleware
10 5 (1.95%) SOAP
11 4 (1.56%) ASP.NET
12 3 (1.17%) jQuery
12 3 (1.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 75 (29.18%) Computer Science
2 65 (25.29%) Mathematics
3 19 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.89%) Open Source
5 9 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.50%) Statistics
6 6 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.56%) User Experience
8 3 (1.17%) PKI
8 3 (1.17%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.17%) Replication
9 2 (0.78%) Clustering
9 2 (0.78%) Xbox
9 2 (0.78%) Life Science
10 1 (0.39%) iPhone
10 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.39%) DTV
10 1 (0.39%) BBC
10 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.39%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 51 (19.84%) Windows
2 15 (5.84%) Linux
3 14 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.56%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.17%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.78%) CentOS
6 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Android
7 1 (0.39%) UNIX
7 1 (0.39%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (39.30%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (27.63%) User Stories
3 69 (26.85%) Unit Testing
4 68 (26.46%) Software Engineering
5 67 (26.07%) Workflow
6 66 (25.68%) Regression Testing
7 65 (25.29%) Workflow Management
8 63 (24.51%) Validation
9 59 (22.96%) Software Testing
10 56 (21.79%) Financial Modelling
10 56 (21.79%) Code Coverage
11 50 (19.46%) Test Automation
12 38 (14.79%) Test Management
13 28 (10.89%) Mentoring
14 26 (10.12%) Load Testing
15 25 (9.73%) Risk Management
16 24 (9.34%) Test Scripting
17 23 (8.95%) Manual Testing
18 22 (8.56%) User Acceptance Testing
19 17 (6.61%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 107 (41.63%) SQL
2 90 (35.02%) C#
3 68 (26.46%) Java
4 42 (16.34%) JavaScript
5 28 (10.89%) C++
6 27 (10.51%) Python
7 22 (8.56%) Perl
8 14 (5.45%) PHP
9 7 (2.72%) C
10 5 (1.95%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.56%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.17%) Ruby
12 3 (1.17%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.39%) VBScript
14 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 91 (35.41%) Degree
2 49 (19.07%) ISTQB
3 40 (15.56%) Security Cleared
4 36 (14.01%) SC Cleared
5 35 (13.62%) ISEB
6 20 (7.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (3.50%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.78%) MCITP
9 2 (0.78%) MCSE
9 2 (0.78%) MCSA
9 2 (0.78%) CCNA
10 1 (0.39%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (14.40%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) ISO 9000
2 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.78%) SLA
2 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.33%) vSphere
2 5 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.95%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.17%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.78%) vCloud
5 1 (0.39%) KVM
5 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 111 (43.19%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.17%) Netcool
2 3 (1.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.78%) Puppet
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.39%) Check_MK
4 1 (0.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 79 (30.74%) Microsoft
2 41 (15.95%) HP
3 34 (13.23%) Oracle
4 24 (9.34%) TOWER Software
5 8 (3.11%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.33%) VMware
6 6 (2.33%) Fujitsu
7 5 (1.95%) CA
8 4 (1.56%) IBM
9 3 (1.17%) Cisco
9 3 (1.17%) EMC
9 3 (1.17%) Citrix
9 3 (1.17%) Meridio
9 3 (1.17%) Capita
10 2 (0.78%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.78%) Juniper
10 2 (0.78%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.39%) Informatica
11 1 (0.39%) Empirix
11 1 (0.39%) Mitel
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Go Partnership.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 65,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 8 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Company Pension, 15-20% Bonus, Car A
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Career, Training
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Plus bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 45000-50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago