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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 295 315 332
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +17
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 155 146 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 0.64% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.79% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 130 125 81
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +9.31%
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
17569 18419 16955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.77% 80.19% 76.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14075 14646 13887
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 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 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 3 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 -16 61 £57,500 +27.77% 5
Hampshire +18 35 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Berkshire +9 28 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +8 17 £52,500 +17.97% 2
West Sussex +12 8 £70,000 +154.54% 3
East Sussex +23 6 £39,000 -40.00% 4
Oxfordshire -7 4 £43,750 -12.50% 2
Kent 0 2 £27,500 -32.92% 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 167 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (31.96%) QA
3 95 (30.06%) C#
4 94 (29.75%) Finance
5 86 (27.22%) HP Quality Center
6 77 (24.37%) Selenium
7 75 (23.73%) SQL
8 72 (22.78%) Microsoft
9 71 (22.47%) ISTQB
10 69 (21.84%) Unit Testing
11 66 (20.89%) SQL Server
12 64 (20.25%) Degree
13 63 (19.94%) User Stories
13 63 (19.94%) Software Testing
14 61 (19.30%) Software Engineering
15 58 (18.35%) HP
16 57 (18.04%) Automated Testing
17 54 (17.09%) Test Management
18 53 (16.77%) Test Automation
18 53 (16.77%) Java
19 52 (16.46%) Regression Testing
19 52 (16.46%) Manual Testing
20 50 (15.82%) NUnit
21 48 (15.19%) .NET
21 48 (15.19%) LoadRunner
22 44 (13.92%) ISEB
22 44 (13.92%) Visual Studio
23 43 (13.61%) Integration Testing
23 43 (13.61%) Test Strategy
24 42 (13.29%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 5 (1.58%) SharePoint
1 5 (1.58%) MS Exchange
1 5 (1.58%) Apache
2 4 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (0.95%) IIS
4 2 (0.63%) JBoss
4 2 (0.63%) SAS
4 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.63%) Lync
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.32%) Drupal
5 1 (0.32%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.27%) Mingle
2 4 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.22%) SaaS
2 5 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.16%) HTTP
2 8 (2.53%) Firewall
3 6 (1.90%) VPN
4 5 (1.58%) SNMP
4 5 (1.58%) ATM
4 5 (1.58%) SAN
5 4 (1.27%) LAN
5 4 (1.27%) WAN
5 4 (1.27%) Internet
6 3 (0.95%) RTP
6 3 (0.95%) TCAP
6 3 (0.95%) ISUP
6 3 (0.95%) SCCP
6 3 (0.95%) INAP
6 3 (0.95%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.95%) MGW
6 3 (0.95%) 4G
6 3 (0.95%) M3UA
6 3 (0.95%) VoLTE
7 2 (0.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (20.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.16%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.58%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.58%) RavenDB
4 5 (1.58%) MySQL
4 5 (1.58%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.63%) IDOL
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 77 (24.37%) Selenium
2 50 (15.82%) NUnit
3 48 (15.19%) LoadRunner
4 44 (13.92%) Visual Studio
5 42 (13.29%) JMeter
6 37 (11.71%) Rhino Mocks
7 35 (11.08%) HP UFT
8 28 (8.86%) JIRA
9 27 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (7.91%) WebDriver
11 18 (5.70%) Cucumber
12 14 (4.43%) NSubstitute
13 11 (3.48%) Robot Framework
14 10 (3.16%) WatiN
15 9 (2.85%) Jenkins
16 8 (2.53%) JUnit
17 7 (2.22%) Maven
17 7 (2.22%) SpecFlow
18 6 (1.90%) Rational Performance Tester
18 6 (1.90%) jMock
General
1 94 (29.75%) Finance
2 22 (6.96%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.65%) Banking
4 10 (3.16%) Publishing
5 7 (2.22%) Retail
6 6 (1.90%) Games
7 4 (1.27%) Front Office
8 3 (0.95%) Automotive
8 3 (0.95%) Marketing
9 2 (0.63%) Advertising
9 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (17.09%) Developer
2 53 (16.77%) Tester
3 52 (16.46%) Test Manager
4 39 (12.34%) Analyst
5 31 (9.81%) Test Engineer
6 30 (9.49%) QA Engineer
6 30 (9.49%) Test Analyst
7 23 (7.28%) Software Developer
8 22 (6.96%) Performance Engineer
9 19 (6.01%) QA Tester
10 18 (5.70%) Team Leader
10 18 (5.70%) Test Team Leader
11 16 (5.06%) Software Engineer
11 16 (5.06%) Consultant
11 16 (5.06%) Test Leader
12 15 (4.75%) Performance Test Engineer
13 14 (4.43%) Automation Team Leader
14 13 (4.11%) Software Tester
14 13 (4.11%) C# Developer
15 12 (3.80%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (15.19%) .NET
2 33 (10.44%) HTML
3 22 (6.96%) Web Services
4 20 (6.33%) CSS
5 13 (4.11%) ASP.NET
5 13 (4.11%) HTML5
5 13 (4.11%) CSS3
6 12 (3.80%) WCF
6 12 (3.80%) WinForms
7 8 (2.53%) Gherkin
8 7 (2.22%) Velocity
8 7 (2.22%) Ajax
9 6 (1.90%) Java EE
9 6 (1.90%) REST
9 6 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (1.90%) Hibernate
9 6 (1.90%) Spring
9 6 (1.90%) JMS
9 6 (1.90%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (1.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.71%) Computer Science
2 32 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (9.81%) Mathematics
4 10 (3.16%) User Experience
5 9 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.90%) Physics
6 6 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.58%) Clustering
8 4 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.27%) Statistics
9 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.63%) New Media
10 2 (0.63%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.63%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (0.63%) PKI
10 2 (0.63%) Replication
10 2 (0.63%) Symmetrix
11 1 (0.32%) CESG
11 1 (0.32%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.65%) Windows
2 18 (5.70%) Linux
3 11 (3.48%) UNIX
4 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.95%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.95%) AIX
6 2 (0.63%) Solaris
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) Android
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (21.84%) Unit Testing
3 63 (19.94%) Software Testing
3 63 (19.94%) User Stories
4 61 (19.30%) Software Engineering
5 57 (18.04%) Automated Testing
6 54 (17.09%) Test Management
7 53 (16.77%) Test Automation
8 52 (16.46%) Manual Testing
8 52 (16.46%) Regression Testing
9 43 (13.61%) Integration Testing
9 43 (13.61%) Test Strategy
10 42 (13.29%) TDD
11 41 (12.97%) Workflow Management
11 41 (12.97%) Workflow
12 36 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
13 33 (10.44%) Test Scripting
14 31 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (9.81%) Automation Testing
14 31 (9.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 95 (30.06%) C#
2 75 (23.73%) SQL
3 53 (16.77%) Java
4 24 (7.59%) JavaScript
5 15 (4.75%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.53%) C
6 8 (2.53%) PHP
6 8 (2.53%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.22%) C++
8 5 (1.58%) Perl
8 5 (1.58%) Ruby
9 4 (1.27%) VB
10 3 (0.95%) ABAP
10 3 (0.95%) Python
10 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.95%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.63%) Groovy
12 1 (0.32%) PHP5
12 1 (0.32%) AWK
12 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (22.47%) ISTQB
2 64 (20.25%) Degree
3 44 (13.92%) ISEB
4 36 (11.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (6.96%) Security Cleared
6 12 (3.80%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.95%) IC3 Certification
9 3 (0.95%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.63%) CCSA
10 2 (0.63%) CCSE
10 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.63%) CCNP
10 2 (0.63%) CCNA
11 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (31.96%) QA
2 4 (1.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.27%) Terminal Services
1 4 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.63%) NFS
3 2 (0.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 86 (27.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.63%) Puppet
2 2 (0.63%) Netcool
2 2 (0.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.63%) Ansible
2 2 (0.63%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (0.32%) vMotion
3 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 72 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 58 (18.35%) HP
3 25 (7.91%) Oracle
4 20 (6.33%) VMware
5 10 (3.16%) IBM
6 7 (2.22%) TOWER Software
6 7 (2.22%) EMC
7 6 (1.90%) BT
7 6 (1.90%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.58%) Citrix
8 5 (1.58%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.27%) Capita
10 3 (0.95%) Tableau
10 3 (0.95%) Cisco
11 2 (0.63%) NetApp
11 2 (0.63%) Meridio
11 2 (0.63%) Brocade
11 2 (0.63%) Pega
12 1 (0.32%) Panasonic
12 1 (0.32%) DataFlux
Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pensions + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
American Express
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
American Express
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 - 47,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill
American Express
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton
American Express
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
PS Computer
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 pa + 29 days + share ops scheme + pension + more!
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Flexi-Time + Enterprise Projects
Posted: 20 days ago
Guildford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago