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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 339 335 391
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +56
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 109 130 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.62% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.74% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 90 102 43
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £38,782
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +16.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.00%
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
16458 17569 17093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.52% 84.16% 83.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13939 14185 13396
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average 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 £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 +6 53 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Berkshire -21 24 £47,000 -18.26%
Hampshire +14 14 £37,500 +41.50% 2
West Sussex +2 10 £60,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +1 7 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Kent - 5 £27,250 - 1
East Sussex +11 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Buckinghamshire -10 1 £52,500 +31.25%
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 149 (58.20%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (35.16%) Finance
3 88 (34.38%) HP
4 85 (33.20%) C#
5 84 (32.81%) QA
6 81 (31.64%) SQL
7 80 (31.25%) Unit Testing
8 77 (30.08%) Automated Testing
9 76 (29.69%) Functional Testing
10 74 (28.91%) User Stories
10 74 (28.91%) Oracle
11 73 (28.52%) HP Quality Center
12 71 (27.73%) Java
13 70 (27.34%) Test Scripting
14 67 (26.17%) Microsoft
15 66 (25.78%) Selenium
15 66 (25.78%) Test Automation
16 63 (24.61%) Manual Testing
17 59 (23.05%) TDD
18 58 (22.66%) Regression Testing
19 55 (21.48%) LoadRunner
20 54 (21.09%) SDLC
21 47 (18.36%) HP UFT
22 46 (17.97%) Web Services
22 46 (17.97%) NUnit
23 44 (17.19%) Visual Studio
24 42 (16.41%) Degree
25 41 (16.02%) Automation Testing
25 41 (16.02%) Non-Functional Testing
25 41 (16.02%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (3.91%) IIS
2 6 (2.34%) CMS
2 6 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.95%) Confluence
3 5 (1.95%) JBoss
4 4 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.56%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.17%) Apache
5 3 (1.17%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.17%) WildFly
5 3 (1.17%) WordPress
6 2 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.34%) MS Office
3 4 (1.56%) Mingle
3 4 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (5.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 9 (3.52%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (2.73%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.17%) SaaS
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.78%) GitHub
3 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.73%) Internet
3 3 (1.17%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.17%) LDAP
4 2 (0.78%) IMAP
4 2 (0.78%) NAS
4 2 (0.78%) SAN
4 2 (0.78%) SMTP
4 2 (0.78%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.39%) Firewall
5 1 (0.39%) PBX
5 1 (0.39%) PSTN
5 1 (0.39%) RTP
5 1 (0.39%) SNMP
5 1 (0.39%) VLAN
5 1 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.47%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (4.30%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.91%) MySQL
4 10 (3.91%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.95%) Big Data
6 3 (1.17%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 66 (25.78%) Selenium
2 55 (21.48%) LoadRunner
3 47 (18.36%) HP UFT
4 46 (17.97%) NUnit
5 44 (17.19%) Visual Studio
6 35 (13.67%) Rhino Mocks
7 27 (10.55%) JMeter
8 26 (10.16%) JIRA
9 25 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (8.98%) Jenkins
11 21 (8.20%) WebDriver
12 13 (5.08%) Cucumber
13 12 (4.69%) Git (software)
13 12 (4.69%) JUnit
13 12 (4.69%) Maven
13 12 (4.69%) Subversion
14 11 (4.30%) SoapUI
15 9 (3.52%) WebLOAD
16 8 (3.13%) Ant
16 8 (3.13%) TestComplete
General
1 90 (35.16%) Finance
2 11 (4.30%) Retail
3 10 (3.91%) Banking
4 9 (3.52%) Publishing
5 7 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.95%) Games
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 64 (25.00%) Tester
2 47 (18.36%) Developer
3 46 (17.97%) Analyst
4 44 (17.19%) Test Analyst
5 37 (14.45%) Test Leader
6 34 (13.28%) Developer in Test
7 33 (12.89%) QA Engineer
8 31 (12.11%) C# Developer
8 31 (12.11%) Test Engineer
9 24 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
9 24 (9.38%) Senior Test Analyst
10 22 (8.59%) Performance Tester
11 19 (7.42%) QA Tester
11 19 (7.42%) Senior Penetration Tester
11 19 (7.42%) Senior Tester
12 17 (6.64%) Java Engineer
13 16 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
13 16 (6.25%) Performance Test Leader
13 16 (6.25%) Senior Performance Tester
14 15 (5.86%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.97%) Web Services
2 34 (13.28%) HTML
3 30 (11.72%) .NET
4 28 (10.94%) CSS
5 22 (8.59%) CSS3
5 22 (8.59%) HTML5
6 18 (7.03%) XML
7 10 (3.91%) REST
7 10 (3.91%) Spring
8 9 (3.52%) Middleware
9 8 (3.13%) Ajax
10 6 (2.34%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.34%) Java EE
11 5 (1.95%) DCOM
11 5 (1.95%) J2EE
11 5 (1.95%) WPF
12 4 (1.56%) AngularJS
12 4 (1.56%) Hibernate
12 4 (1.56%) SOAP
13 3 (1.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 28 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (9.38%) Mathematics
4 19 (7.42%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.34%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.34%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.95%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.95%) Statistics
6 5 (1.95%) User Experience
7 4 (1.56%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.17%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.17%) NHS
8 3 (1.17%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.78%) EPoS
9 2 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.39%) CESG
10 1 (0.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.94%) Windows
2 22 (8.59%) Unix
3 20 (7.81%) Linux
4 3 (1.17%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.78%) Android
5 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.78%) Solaris
6 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (58.20%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (31.25%) Unit Testing
3 77 (30.08%) Automated Testing
4 76 (29.69%) Functional Testing
5 74 (28.91%) User Stories
6 70 (27.34%) Test Scripting
7 66 (25.78%) Test Automation
8 63 (24.61%) Manual Testing
9 59 (23.05%) TDD
10 58 (22.66%) Regression Testing
11 54 (21.09%) SDLC
12 41 (16.02%) Automation Testing
12 41 (16.02%) Non-Functional Testing
12 41 (16.02%) Software Engineering
13 40 (15.63%) Integration Testing
14 39 (15.23%) Software Testing
15 38 (14.84%) Waterfall
15 38 (14.84%) Workflow
15 38 (14.84%) Workflow Management
16 34 (13.28%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 85 (33.20%) C#
2 81 (31.64%) SQL
3 71 (27.73%) Java
4 40 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 19 (7.42%) VB
6 15 (5.86%) Python
7 13 (5.08%) C
8 10 (3.91%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.52%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.73%) Ruby
11 5 (1.95%) C++
12 4 (1.56%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.56%) PHP
13 3 (1.17%) Perl
13 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.78%) Groovy
14 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (16.41%) Degree
2 38 (14.84%) ISEB
3 33 (12.89%) ISTQB
4 11 (4.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (3.13%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.95%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (1.17%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.78%) CBAP
11 1 (0.39%) CCNA
11 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.39%) MCITP
11 1 (0.39%) MCSA
11 1 (0.39%) MCSE
11 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (32.81%) QA
2 5 (1.95%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.95%) SLA
3 3 (1.17%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 73 (28.52%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.34%) Puppet
3 3 (1.17%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.78%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.39%) vMotion
Vendors
1 88 (34.38%) HP
2 74 (28.91%) Oracle
3 67 (26.17%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.08%) Citrix
4 13 (5.08%) SAP
5 9 (3.52%) VMware
6 8 (3.13%) IBM
6 8 (3.13%) TOWER Software
7 6 (2.34%) Capita
8 5 (1.95%) CA
9 4 (1.56%) Dynatrace
9 4 (1.56%) Pega
10 3 (1.17%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.17%) Rally
11 2 (0.78%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.78%) FatWire
11 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.78%) Splunk
11 2 (0.78%) Telerik
11 2 (0.78%) Zend
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