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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 313 346 306
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -40
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 136 86 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.39% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.49% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 113 75 124
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
17585 17499 17119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.69% 79.40% 77.99%
Number of salaries quoted 13878 14165 14604
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +54 65 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Berkshire +25 29 £47,500 -5.00%
Buckinghamshire +28 25 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Hampshire -18 11 £37,250 -21.57% 2
Middlesex - 4 £38,500 -
Kent +10 3 £72,500 +79.01%
Oxfordshire +1 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 126 (48.84%) Finance
2 115 (44.57%) SQL
3 112 (43.41%) HP Quality Center
4 106 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
5 100 (38.76%) Degree
6 92 (35.66%) C#
7 82 (31.78%) Microsoft
7 82 (31.78%) Computer Science
8 76 (29.46%) User Stories
9 74 (28.68%) Visual Studio
10 73 (28.29%) SQL Server
10 73 (28.29%) Unit Testing
11 72 (27.91%) Java
12 68 (26.36%) Regression Testing
12 68 (26.36%) Software Engineering
13 67 (25.97%) Workflow
13 67 (25.97%) NUnit
13 67 (25.97%) Rhino Mocks
14 65 (25.19%) Validation
14 65 (25.19%) Workflow Management
15 63 (24.42%) Mathematics
16 60 (23.26%) Code Coverage
17 56 (21.71%) Software Testing
17 56 (21.71%) Financial Modelling
18 52 (20.16%) Test Automation
19 49 (18.99%) ISTQB
20 47 (18.22%) Windows
21 44 (17.05%) JavaScript
22 43 (16.67%) HTML
23 41 (15.89%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.16%) Lync
3 2 (0.78%) Content Management Server
3 2 (0.78%) CMS
3 2 (0.78%) IIS
3 2 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.39%) JBoss
4 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
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%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (3.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.55%) SaaS
1 4 (1.55%) Trello
2 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.49%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.10%) SAN
3 7 (2.71%) HTTP
4 6 (2.33%) SSL
5 4 (1.55%) Internet
5 4 (1.55%) LAN
5 4 (1.55%) WAN
6 3 (1.16%) VPN
6 3 (1.16%) Firewall
6 3 (1.16%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.78%) MGW
7 2 (0.78%) 4G
7 2 (0.78%) M3UA
7 2 (0.78%) VoLTE
7 2 (0.78%) IMAP
7 2 (0.78%) RTP
7 2 (0.78%) TCAP
7 2 (0.78%) ISUP
7 2 (0.78%) SCCP
7 2 (0.78%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (28.29%) SQL Server
2 32 (12.40%) Oracle Database
3 15 (5.81%) MySQL
4 9 (3.49%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.16%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.16%) IDOL
7 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 74 (28.68%) Visual Studio
2 67 (25.97%) NUnit
2 67 (25.97%) Rhino Mocks
3 39 (15.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (15.12%) LoadRunner
4 32 (12.40%) JMeter
5 31 (12.02%) QuickTest Pro
6 26 (10.08%) Selenium
7 20 (7.75%) TestDirector
8 15 (5.81%) JIRA
9 14 (5.43%) WinRunner
10 11 (4.26%) WebDriver
11 9 (3.49%) SoapUI
12 8 (3.10%) NeoLoad
13 5 (1.94%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.55%) SpecFlow
14 4 (1.55%) Jenkins
14 4 (1.55%) eggPlant
15 3 (1.16%) SilkPerformer
15 3 (1.16%) Eclipse
General
1 126 (48.84%) Finance
2 20 (7.75%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.20%) Banking
4 5 (1.94%) Retail
5 4 (1.55%) Marketing
6 3 (1.16%) Games
6 3 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.78%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (30.23%) Developer
2 61 (23.64%) Analyst
3 57 (22.09%) Tester
4 54 (20.93%) Test Analyst
5 30 (11.63%) Test Manager
5 30 (11.63%) Software Developer
6 28 (10.85%) Performance Tester
7 27 (10.47%) C# Developer
8 25 (9.69%) .NET Developer
9 23 (8.91%) Test Engineer
10 22 (8.53%) Software Engineer
11 19 (7.36%) Test Leader
12 17 (6.59%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (5.43%) Software Test Analyst
14 13 (5.04%) Performance Test Analyst
14 13 (5.04%) Performance Analyst
14 13 (5.04%) QA Engineer
15 11 (4.26%) Performance Engineer
15 11 (4.26%) Automation Engineer
15 11 (4.26%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (16.67%) HTML
2 41 (15.89%) .NET
3 38 (14.73%) CSS
4 37 (14.34%) HTML5
4 37 (14.34%) CSS3
5 14 (5.43%) XML
6 10 (3.88%) J2EE
7 9 (3.49%) Web Services
7 9 (3.49%) Hibernate
8 8 (3.10%) JMS
8 8 (3.10%) Struts
8 8 (3.10%) JSP
8 8 (3.10%) Spring
9 7 (2.71%) Ajax
10 5 (1.94%) SOAP
10 5 (1.94%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.55%) jQuery
12 3 (1.16%) WCF
12 3 (1.16%) LAMP
13 2 (0.78%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 82 (31.78%) Computer Science
2 63 (24.42%) Mathematics
3 14 (5.43%) Open Source
4 13 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.49%) Statistics
6 7 (2.71%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.33%) User Experience
8 5 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.55%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.16%) Replication
10 3 (1.16%) Clustering
10 3 (1.16%) PKI
11 2 (0.78%) Xbox
12 1 (0.39%) Physics
12 1 (0.39%) iPhone
12 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.39%) DTV
12 1 (0.39%) BBC
12 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 47 (18.22%) Windows
2 16 (6.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (5.04%) Linux
4 3 (1.16%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.16%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.78%) CentOS
6 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.39%) Android
6 1 (0.39%) UNIX
6 1 (0.39%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (29.46%) User Stories
3 73 (28.29%) Unit Testing
4 68 (26.36%) Software Engineering
4 68 (26.36%) Regression Testing
5 67 (25.97%) Workflow
6 65 (25.19%) Validation
6 65 (25.19%) Workflow Management
7 60 (23.26%) Code Coverage
8 56 (21.71%) Software Testing
8 56 (21.71%) Financial Modelling
9 52 (20.16%) Test Automation
10 38 (14.73%) Test Management
11 31 (12.02%) Test Scripting
12 27 (10.47%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (10.47%) Load Testing
12 27 (10.47%) Mentoring
13 26 (10.08%) Manual Testing
14 23 (8.91%) Risk Management
15 17 (6.59%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (44.57%) SQL
2 92 (35.66%) C#
3 72 (27.91%) Java
4 44 (17.05%) JavaScript
5 33 (12.79%) Python
6 30 (11.63%) C++
7 22 (8.53%) Perl
8 13 (5.04%) PL/SQL
9 11 (4.26%) PHP
10 7 (2.71%) C
11 4 (1.55%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.55%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.16%) VB
13 2 (0.78%) Ruby
13 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.78%) VBScript
14 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 100 (38.76%) Degree
2 49 (18.99%) ISTQB
3 40 (15.50%) ISEB
4 38 (14.73%) Security Cleared
5 34 (13.18%) SC Cleared
6 18 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (3.88%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.16%) MCSE
9 3 (1.16%) MCSA
9 3 (1.16%) CCNA
9 3 (1.16%) MCITP
10 2 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.39%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (13.95%) 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 5 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.94%) vSphere
2 4 (1.55%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.16%) vCloud
4 1 (0.39%) KVM
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 112 (43.41%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.16%) Netcool
2 3 (1.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.78%) Puppet
4 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.39%) Check_MK
4 1 (0.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 82 (31.78%) Microsoft
2 39 (15.12%) Oracle
3 34 (13.18%) HP
4 23 (8.91%) TOWER Software
5 8 (3.10%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.71%) CA
7 6 (2.33%) VMware
7 6 (2.33%) Fujitsu
8 3 (1.16%) EMC
8 3 (1.16%) Citrix
8 3 (1.16%) Juniper
8 3 (1.16%) Meridio
8 3 (1.16%) Capita
8 3 (1.16%) Cisco
9 2 (0.78%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.78%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.39%) Informatica
10 1 (0.39%) SAP
10 1 (0.39%) Zend
10 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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