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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 305 358 286
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -72
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 127 52 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.26% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.32% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 101 39 142
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
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
16532 16239 17318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.91% 80.24% 77.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13340 12832 14779
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 £67,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +40 60 £50,000 - 4
Berkshire +14 34 £57,500 +43.75% 4
Hampshire -21 20 £26,500 -29.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 9 £40,000 +15.94%
West Sussex -3 2 £60,000 +92.00% 1
Oxfordshire -4 1 £42,500 - 1
East Sussex -18 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 117 (43.33%) HP Quality Center
2 116 (42.96%) Finance
3 112 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (37.78%) SQL
5 83 (30.74%) Degree
6 82 (30.37%) C#
7 81 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 73 (27.04%) Microsoft
9 72 (26.67%) Computer Science
9 72 (26.67%) Software Engineering
10 70 (25.93%) User Stories
11 69 (25.56%) Java
12 68 (25.19%) Mathematics
13 64 (23.70%) Workflow Management
13 64 (23.70%) Workflow
14 63 (23.33%) Regression Testing
15 62 (22.96%) Unit Testing
15 62 (22.96%) Software Testing
16 61 (22.59%) Visual Studio
17 59 (21.85%) Validation
17 59 (21.85%) NUnit
17 59 (21.85%) Rhino Mocks
18 57 (21.11%) Financial Modelling
19 53 (19.63%) HP
20 51 (18.89%) Code Coverage
20 51 (18.89%) ISTQB
21 49 (18.15%) Test Automation
22 46 (17.04%) Windows
23 45 (16.67%) ISEB
23 45 (16.67%) LoadRunner

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.85%) Apache
2 5 (1.85%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.37%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.37%) Confluence
4 1 (0.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.96%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.85%) LAN
2 5 (1.85%) WAN
3 4 (1.48%) HTTP
3 4 (1.48%) SSL
3 4 (1.48%) SAN
4 3 (1.11%) RTP
4 3 (1.11%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.74%) VoLTE
5 2 (0.74%) M3UA
5 2 (0.74%) 4G
5 2 (0.74%) MGW
5 2 (0.74%) Internet
5 2 (0.74%) TCAP
5 2 (0.74%) ISUP
5 2 (0.74%) SCCP
5 2 (0.74%) INAP
6 1 (0.37%) H.323
6 1 (0.37%) RTCP
6 1 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 14 (5.19%) MySQL
4 9 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.11%) IDOL
5 3 (1.11%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 61 (22.59%) Visual Studio
2 59 (21.85%) NUnit
2 59 (21.85%) Rhino Mocks
3 45 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 41 (15.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (11.48%) Selenium
6 28 (10.37%) QuickTest Pro
7 27 (10.00%) JMeter
8 18 (6.67%) JIRA
8 18 (6.67%) TestDirector
9 13 (4.81%) SoapUI
10 12 (4.44%) WebDriver
11 9 (3.33%) Cucumber
11 9 (3.33%) Rational Performance Tester
12 8 (2.96%) NeoLoad
12 8 (2.96%) Subversion
13 7 (2.59%) Trac
14 6 (2.22%) SpecFlow
14 6 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
15 5 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 116 (42.96%) Finance
2 23 (8.52%) Telecoms
3 17 (6.30%) Banking
4 6 (2.22%) Marketing
5 5 (1.85%) Retail
6 4 (1.48%) Advertising
6 4 (1.48%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.74%) Games
7 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (25.93%) Developer
2 58 (21.48%) Tester
3 46 (17.04%) Analyst
3 46 (17.04%) Test Manager
4 45 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 34 (12.59%) Test Engineer
6 26 (9.63%) Software Developer
6 26 (9.63%) Software Engineer
7 23 (8.52%) Performance Tester
7 23 (8.52%) .NET Developer
8 18 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 18 (6.67%) Test Leader
9 17 (6.30%) Performance Engineer
10 13 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (4.07%) Software Test Analyst
11 11 (4.07%) Automation Tester
12 10 (3.70%) Performance Test Engineer
12 10 (3.70%) Performance Analyst
12 10 (3.70%) Software Tester
12 10 (3.70%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.30%) HTML
2 41 (15.19%) .NET
3 32 (11.85%) CSS
4 29 (10.74%) CSS3
4 29 (10.74%) HTML5
5 12 (4.44%) XML
6 10 (3.70%) Hibernate
6 10 (3.70%) Middleware
7 9 (3.33%) Web Services
7 9 (3.33%) J2EE
7 9 (3.33%) JMS
7 9 (3.33%) Spring
8 8 (2.96%) LAMP
8 8 (2.96%) Ajax
8 8 (2.96%) Struts
8 8 (2.96%) JSP
9 5 (1.85%) SOAP
9 5 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (1.48%) WCF
11 3 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 72 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 68 (25.19%) Mathematics
3 23 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.33%) Statistics
4 9 (3.33%) Open Source
4 9 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.59%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.11%) PKI
6 3 (1.11%) Replication
6 3 (1.11%) User Experience
7 2 (0.74%) New Media
7 2 (0.74%) Physics
7 2 (0.74%) Life Science
7 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.37%) DTV
8 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.37%) BBC
8 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (17.04%) Windows
2 15 (5.56%) Linux
3 11 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.11%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.74%) Android
7 2 (0.74%) CentOS
8 1 (0.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (26.67%) Software Engineering
3 70 (25.93%) User Stories
4 64 (23.70%) Workflow Management
4 64 (23.70%) Workflow
5 63 (23.33%) Regression Testing
6 62 (22.96%) Unit Testing
6 62 (22.96%) Software Testing
7 59 (21.85%) Validation
8 57 (21.11%) Financial Modelling
9 51 (18.89%) Code Coverage
10 49 (18.15%) Test Automation
11 43 (15.93%) Test Management
12 28 (10.37%) Mentoring
13 26 (9.63%) Risk Management
14 25 (9.26%) Scrum
15 24 (8.89%) Manual Testing
16 22 (8.15%) Load Testing
17 21 (7.78%) User Acceptance Testing
18 20 (7.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 102 (37.78%) SQL
2 82 (30.37%) C#
3 69 (25.56%) Java
4 36 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 25 (9.26%) Python
6 22 (8.15%) Perl
7 21 (7.78%) C++
8 12 (4.44%) PHP
9 7 (2.59%) C
10 6 (2.22%) Ruby
11 4 (1.48%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.11%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.74%) Groovy
13 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.37%) VBScript
14 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 83 (30.74%) Degree
2 51 (18.89%) ISTQB
3 45 (16.67%) ISEB
4 38 (14.07%) Security Cleared
5 32 (11.85%) SC Cleared
6 23 (8.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (2.59%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.37%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (15.56%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.74%) ISO 9000
2 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.22%) vSphere
2 3 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 117 (43.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.11%) Netcool
2 3 (1.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.37%) Puppet
3 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 73 (27.04%) Microsoft
2 53 (19.63%) HP
3 34 (12.59%) Oracle
4 25 (9.26%) TOWER Software
5 9 (3.33%) IBM
6 6 (2.22%) Fujitsu
6 6 (2.22%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.48%) VMware
7 4 (1.48%) CA
8 3 (1.11%) EMC
8 3 (1.11%) Capita
8 3 (1.11%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.11%) Meridio
9 2 (0.74%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.74%) SAP
9 2 (0.74%) Cisco
9 2 (0.74%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.37%) BT
10 1 (0.37%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.37%) Empirix
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