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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 298 300 351
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +51
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 149 163 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.78% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.92% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 138 138 112
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
15928 17760 18969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.23% 85.46% 83.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13386 14413 14931
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +38 57 £46,250 -2.63% 4
Hampshire -7 37 £35,250 -21.66% 1
Surrey -12 15 £50,000 -4.76% 3
East Sussex +8 12 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 8 £35,000 -33.33% 3
West Sussex -8 7 £37,500 -8.53%
Kent +20 6 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Middlesex - 5 £20,000 - 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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.

1 176 (65.19%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (52.22%) Selenium
3 106 (39.26%) Finance
4 95 (35.19%) C#
5 92 (34.07%) Java
6 91 (33.70%) Functional Testing
7 89 (32.96%) Test Automation
8 88 (32.59%) QA
9 86 (31.85%) Software Testing
10 84 (31.11%) JMeter
11 83 (30.74%) SQL
12 81 (30.00%) Test Scripting
12 81 (30.00%) SDLC
13 79 (29.26%) Degree
14 78 (28.89%) ISEB
15 75 (27.78%) TDD
16 74 (27.41%) Regression Testing
17 73 (27.04%) ISTQB
17 73 (27.04%) Unit Testing
18 70 (25.93%) JavaScript
19 66 (24.44%) Automated Testing
20 63 (23.33%) Scrum
20 63 (23.33%) HTML
21 62 (22.96%) LoadRunner
21 62 (22.96%) WebDriver
22 60 (22.22%) BDD
22 60 (22.22%) SoapUI
23 59 (21.85%) User Stories
24 54 (20.00%) Microsoft
25 53 (19.63%) HP

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 23 (8.52%) IIS
2 20 (7.41%) CMS
3 13 (4.81%) Confluence
4 11 (4.07%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.85%) CICS
6 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.74%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.37%) Apache
7 1 (0.37%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.74%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.37%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.74%) PaaS
3 2 (0.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.22%) Firewall
2 25 (9.26%) Internet
3 20 (7.41%) DNS
3 20 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.07%) VLAN
5 6 (2.22%) HTTP
6 4 (1.48%) VoIP
6 4 (1.48%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.74%) IMAP
7 2 (0.74%) NAS
7 2 (0.74%) SAN
7 2 (0.74%) SMTP
8 1 (0.37%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.37%) ATM
8 1 (0.37%) GSM
8 1 (0.37%) Intranet
8 1 (0.37%) SCCP
8 1 (0.37%) SS7
8 1 (0.37%) VPN
8 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.11%) MySQL
2 3 (1.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.37%) Big Data
4 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.37%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.37%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 141 (52.22%) Selenium
2 84 (31.11%) JMeter
3 62 (22.96%) LoadRunner
3 62 (22.96%) WebDriver
4 60 (22.22%) SoapUI
5 50 (18.52%) Visual Studio
6 46 (17.04%) Cucumber
7 39 (14.44%) NUnit
8 36 (13.33%) JIRA
9 35 (12.96%) HP UFT
10 27 (10.00%) Gatling
11 22 (8.15%) TestNG
12 20 (7.41%) Jenkins
13 19 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
15 15 (5.56%) Ant
15 15 (5.56%) Gradle
15 15 (5.56%) JUnit
15 15 (5.56%) Maven
16 14 (5.19%) Hudson
General
1 106 (39.26%) Finance
2 24 (8.89%) Retail
3 19 (7.04%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.56%) Banking
5 9 (3.33%) Games
6 5 (1.85%) Back Office
7 4 (1.48%) Marketing
7 4 (1.48%) Publishing
8 2 (0.74%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.37%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.37%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 84 (31.11%) Tester
2 57 (21.11%) Automation Tester
3 44 (16.30%) Analyst
3 44 (16.30%) Test Analyst
4 42 (15.56%) Developer
5 40 (14.81%) Selenium Tester
6 39 (14.44%) Test Engineer
7 36 (13.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 34 (12.59%) Senior Tester
9 30 (11.11%) Developer in Test
10 28 (10.37%) Automation Test Analyst
11 26 (9.63%) Test Manager
12 25 (9.26%) Senior Automation Tester
13 20 (7.41%) Java Automation Tester
14 19 (7.04%) C# Developer
15 15 (5.56%) Agile Tester
16 14 (5.19%) Software Tester
16 14 (5.19%) Test Leader
17 13 (4.81%) Automation Test Lead
17 13 (4.81%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (23.33%) HTML
2 43 (15.93%) .NET
3 42 (15.56%) Ajax
4 33 (12.22%) Web Services
5 31 (11.48%) CSS
6 30 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 19 (7.04%) REST
8 15 (5.56%) Java EE
8 15 (5.56%) Spring
9 14 (5.19%) Hibernate
10 13 (4.81%) JMS
10 13 (4.81%) WebSphere MQ
11 11 (4.07%) HTML5
12 9 (3.33%) Node.js
13 8 (2.96%) CSS3
13 8 (2.96%) SOAP
14 6 (2.22%) XML
15 2 (0.74%) JSON
15 2 (0.74%) MAPI
15 2 (0.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.19%) Computer Science
2 25 (9.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (5.19%) Client/Server
4 13 (4.81%) N-Tier
5 12 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.07%) CESG
7 9 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.96%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.85%) Cybercrime
9 5 (1.85%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.85%) VSAM
10 4 (1.48%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.48%) Fintech
11 3 (1.11%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.74%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.74%) Health Informatics
12 2 (0.74%) Informatics
12 2 (0.74%) User Experience
13 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.41%) Windows
2 14 (5.19%) Windows Server
3 12 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.85%) Linux
5 5 (1.85%) Unix
6 1 (0.37%) Android
6 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (65.19%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (33.70%) Functional Testing
3 89 (32.96%) Test Automation
4 86 (31.85%) Software Testing
5 81 (30.00%) SDLC
5 81 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 75 (27.78%) TDD
7 74 (27.41%) Regression Testing
8 73 (27.04%) Unit Testing
9 66 (24.44%) Automated Testing
10 63 (23.33%) Scrum
11 60 (22.22%) BDD
12 59 (21.85%) User Stories
13 51 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (17.04%) Non-Functional Testing
15 44 (16.30%) Continuous Improvement
16 43 (15.93%) Defect Management
16 43 (15.93%) Workflow
16 43 (15.93%) Workflow Management
17 40 (14.81%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (35.19%) C#
2 92 (34.07%) Java
3 83 (30.74%) SQL
4 70 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 30 (11.11%) VB
6 28 (10.37%) Perl
7 23 (8.52%) VBScript
8 19 (7.04%) T-SQL
9 14 (5.19%) Groovy
10 9 (3.33%) Python
11 7 (2.59%) Scala
12 5 (1.85%) COBOL
12 5 (1.85%) JCL
12 5 (1.85%) PHP
13 4 (1.48%) C
13 4 (1.48%) C++
13 4 (1.48%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.74%) Ruby
15 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 79 (29.26%) Degree
2 78 (28.89%) ISEB
3 73 (27.04%) ISTQB
4 39 (14.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (4.81%) SC Cleared
5 13 (4.81%) Security Cleared
6 11 (4.07%) CCNA
6 11 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (4.07%) MCITP
6 11 (4.07%) MCSA
6 11 (4.07%) MCSE
6 11 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.37%) OCA
8 1 (0.37%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.37%) OCP
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (32.59%) QA
2 6 (2.22%) SDET
3 5 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
1 11 (4.07%) XenApp
2 6 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (15.19%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (4.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 11 (4.07%) vMotion
3 4 (1.48%) CA Wily
4 3 (1.11%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.37%) Ansible
5 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.37%) Puppet
5 1 (0.37%) SELinux
Vendors
1 54 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 53 (19.63%) HP
3 17 (6.30%) VMware
4 15 (5.56%) IBM
5 14 (5.19%) Atlassian
6 13 (4.81%) Citrix
6 13 (4.81%) Oracle
6 13 (4.81%) Rally
7 9 (3.33%) SAP
8 4 (1.48%) AppDynamics
8 4 (1.48%) CA
8 4 (1.48%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.37%) Arqiva
9 1 (0.37%) CODA
9 1 (0.37%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.37%) FatWire
9 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.37%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.37%) webMethods
9 1 (0.37%) Zend
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