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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 292 353 301
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -52
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 156 82 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.37% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.46% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 121 63 117
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
17037 17861 17139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.79% 80.30% 78.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13607 14066 13977
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,670
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.04%
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 £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Berkshire +36 46 £56,250 +21.62% 5
Surrey +22 45 £60,000 - 5
Hampshire +9 27 £26,500 -11.66% 1
East Sussex -6 16 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 11 £38,500 +13.23% 2
West Sussex +12 9 £60,000 +100.00% 1
Oxfordshire +6 7 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 132 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (38.21%) Finance
3 99 (35.36%) HP Quality Center
4 94 (33.57%) SQL
5 80 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 79 (28.21%) User Stories
7 76 (27.14%) C#
8 72 (25.71%) Microsoft
9 71 (25.36%) Java
9 71 (25.36%) Software Engineering
10 70 (25.00%) QA
11 66 (23.57%) Degree
12 65 (23.21%) Regression Testing
13 61 (21.79%) Workflow Management
13 61 (21.79%) Workflow
13 61 (21.79%) Unit Testing
14 60 (21.43%) Computer Science
15 55 (19.64%) Mathematics
15 55 (19.64%) Validation
16 54 (19.29%) Visual Studio
17 51 (18.21%) NUnit
17 51 (18.21%) Software Testing
17 51 (18.21%) ISTQB
17 51 (18.21%) Rhino Mocks
18 50 (17.86%) Financial Modelling
18 50 (17.86%) LoadRunner
19 49 (17.50%) HP
20 48 (17.14%) HTML
21 46 (16.43%) Test Automation
22 44 (15.71%) Code Coverage

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.50%) Apache
3 6 (2.14%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (1.07%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.36%) IIS
5 1 (0.36%) JBoss
5 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.36%) SAS
5 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.36%) Drupal
5 1 (0.36%) Confluence
5 1 (0.36%) Lync
5 1 (0.36%) Node.js
Applications
1 18 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.07%) Mingle
3 2 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.36%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.29%) SaaS
2 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.86%) SAN
2 7 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.14%) VPN
3 6 (2.14%) RTP
3 6 (2.14%) Wireshark
4 5 (1.79%) Firewall
4 5 (1.79%) MGW
4 5 (1.79%) 4G
4 5 (1.79%) M3UA
4 5 (1.79%) VoLTE
4 5 (1.79%) TCAP
4 5 (1.79%) ISUP
4 5 (1.79%) SCCP
4 5 (1.79%) INAP
4 5 (1.79%) HTTP
4 5 (1.79%) SNMP
4 5 (1.79%) ATM
4 5 (1.79%) LAN
5 4 (1.43%) WAN
6 2 (0.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 13 (4.64%) MySQL
4 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.43%) IDOL
4 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.36%) DB2
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 54 (19.29%) Visual Studio
2 51 (18.21%) NUnit
2 51 (18.21%) Rhino Mocks
3 50 (17.86%) LoadRunner
4 39 (13.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 37 (13.21%) Selenium
6 33 (11.79%) QuickTest Pro
7 32 (11.43%) JMeter
8 17 (6.07%) WebDriver
9 16 (5.71%) JIRA
10 13 (4.64%) Cucumber
11 11 (3.93%) Rational Performance Tester
12 10 (3.57%) SoapUI
13 8 (2.86%) Trac
13 8 (2.86%) Subversion
13 8 (2.86%) TestDirector
14 7 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
15 6 (2.14%) Git (software)
16 5 (1.79%) Hudson
16 5 (1.79%) JBehave
General
1 107 (38.21%) Finance
2 18 (6.43%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.00%) Banking
4 5 (1.79%) Retail
5 4 (1.43%) Advertising
5 4 (1.43%) Games
5 4 (1.43%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.07%) Automotive
7 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.71%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (22.14%) Developer
2 59 (21.07%) Tester
3 44 (15.71%) Test Manager
4 35 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 30 (10.71%) Analyst
6 28 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 25 (8.93%) Software Developer
8 20 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 20 (7.14%) Test Leader
9 19 (6.79%) QA Engineer
10 14 (5.00%) Performance Engineer
10 14 (5.00%) Software Tester
10 14 (5.00%) .NET Developer
11 13 (4.64%) Performance Test Leader
12 12 (4.29%) Performance Tester
12 12 (4.29%) Manual Tester
13 11 (3.93%) Performance Manager
13 11 (3.93%) Automation Tester
13 11 (3.93%) Performance Test Manager
14 9 (3.21%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (17.14%) HTML
2 31 (11.07%) .NET
3 30 (10.71%) CSS
4 26 (9.29%) HTML5
4 26 (9.29%) CSS3
5 15 (5.36%) Web Services
6 11 (3.93%) Middleware
7 10 (3.57%) Ajax
8 8 (2.86%) LAMP
9 7 (2.50%) Velocity
10 6 (2.14%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (2.14%) REST
10 6 (2.14%) JMS
10 6 (2.14%) Hibernate
10 6 (2.14%) Spring
10 6 (2.14%) XML
11 5 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (1.79%) Java EE
12 3 (1.07%) WCF
12 3 (1.07%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 60 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 55 (19.64%) Mathematics
3 36 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.21%) User Experience
5 9 (3.21%) Open Source
6 5 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.79%) Replication
6 5 (1.79%) Clustering
7 4 (1.43%) PKI
7 4 (1.43%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.07%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.07%) Physics
9 2 (0.71%) Life Science
9 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.71%) New Media
9 2 (0.71%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.36%) Statistics
10 1 (0.36%) BBC
10 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.21%) Windows
2 16 (5.71%) Linux
3 10 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.43%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.43%) UNIX
5 3 (1.07%) AIX
6 2 (0.71%) Solaris
6 2 (0.71%) CentOS
6 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (28.21%) User Stories
3 71 (25.36%) Software Engineering
4 65 (23.21%) Regression Testing
5 61 (21.79%) Workflow Management
5 61 (21.79%) Workflow
5 61 (21.79%) Unit Testing
6 55 (19.64%) Validation
7 51 (18.21%) Software Testing
8 50 (17.86%) Financial Modelling
9 46 (16.43%) Test Automation
10 44 (15.71%) Code Coverage
11 34 (12.14%) Test Management
12 30 (10.71%) Integration Testing
12 30 (10.71%) Scrum
12 30 (10.71%) Automated Testing
13 27 (9.64%) Manual Testing
13 27 (9.64%) Automation Testing
14 26 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (8.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 94 (33.57%) SQL
2 76 (27.14%) C#
3 71 (25.36%) Java
4 33 (11.79%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.00%) Perl
5 14 (5.00%) PHP
6 13 (4.64%) C++
6 13 (4.64%) Python
7 7 (2.50%) Ruby
8 6 (2.14%) C
9 4 (1.43%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.71%) Groovy
10 2 (0.71%) VBScript
10 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.36%) ABAP
11 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.36%) AWK
11 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 66 (23.57%) Degree
2 51 (18.21%) ISTQB
3 41 (14.64%) ISEB
4 31 (11.07%) Security Cleared
5 22 (7.86%) SC Cleared
6 14 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (2.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (1.79%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.71%) IC3 Certification
9 2 (0.71%) CCSA
9 2 (0.71%) CCSE
10 1 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (25.00%) QA
2 5 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.14%) vSphere
2 3 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.07%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (0.71%) NFS
3 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 99 (35.36%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.43%) Netcool
2 4 (1.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.36%) Iperf
Vendors
1 72 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 49 (17.50%) HP
3 30 (10.71%) Oracle
4 21 (7.50%) TOWER Software
5 15 (5.36%) IBM
6 9 (3.21%) EMC
7 7 (2.50%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.79%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.43%) VMware
9 4 (1.43%) Cisco
9 4 (1.43%) Meridio
9 4 (1.43%) Fujitsu
9 4 (1.43%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.07%) CA
11 2 (0.71%) Mitel
11 2 (0.71%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.71%) NetApp
11 2 (0.71%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.71%) Brocade
11 2 (0.71%) Pega
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Open University
Salary: From £48,743 to £54,841 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus (10-15%), 7% pension, 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Career, Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £38,095 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 25 days ago