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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 333 322 354
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +32
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 121 105 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.48% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.64% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 100 84 67
Average salary £45,000 £32,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% -17.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
17455 16500 17517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.50% 76.18% 76.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13490 13395 14836
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 27 August 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 +60 73 £48,000 +6.66% 6
Hampshire -27 13 £39,500 +5.33% 3
Buckinghamshire - 12 £45,000 - 3
Berkshire -9 11 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Oxfordshire -5 5 £50,000 +75.43%
Kent -3 3 £62,500 - 1
Middlesex -6 2 £38,500 -
East Sussex -26 2 £37,500 -17.58%
West Sussex -31 1 £27,500 -11.29% 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 121 (44.00%) SQL
2 102 (37.09%) C#
3 98 (35.64%) Degree
4 93 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (31.27%) Finance
6 80 (29.09%) .NET
7 75 (27.27%) Test Automation
8 73 (26.55%) User Stories
9 72 (26.18%) SQL Server
10 70 (25.45%) Java
10 70 (25.45%) Microsoft
11 69 (25.09%) Visual Studio
12 66 (24.00%) Computer Science
13 64 (23.27%) HP Quality Center
14 62 (22.55%) ISEB
14 62 (22.55%) JMeter
15 61 (22.18%) LoadRunner
16 59 (21.45%) QuickTest Pro
16 59 (21.45%) ISTQB
17 57 (20.73%) NUnit
18 55 (20.00%) Regression Testing
19 53 (19.27%) Unit Testing
20 52 (18.91%) Selenium
21 50 (18.18%) Test Scripting
22 49 (17.82%) QA
23 48 (17.45%) Software Engineering
24 47 (17.09%) Workflow
25 46 (16.73%) Software Testing
25 46 (16.73%) Oracle
25 46 (16.73%) Rhino Mocks

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.18%) IIS
3 4 (1.45%) Apache
3 4 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (1.45%) Lync
4 2 (0.73%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (0.73%) Content Management Server
4 2 (0.73%) CMS
4 2 (0.73%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.36%) SAS
5 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.36%) Drupal
5 1 (0.36%) nginx
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.82%) SaaS
3 4 (1.45%) Trello
4 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.18%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.36%) WAN
3 11 (4.00%) LAN
3 11 (4.00%) SAN
4 9 (3.27%) HTTP
5 8 (2.91%) SSL
6 7 (2.55%) VPN
6 7 (2.55%) Firewall
7 4 (1.45%) SNMP
7 4 (1.45%) Network Security
7 4 (1.45%) Internet
8 3 (1.09%) DNS
9 2 (0.73%) SMTP
9 2 (0.73%) DHCP
9 2 (0.73%) FTP
9 2 (0.73%) ATM
9 2 (0.73%) ISDN
9 2 (0.73%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.73%) NAS
9 2 (0.73%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (26.18%) SQL Server
2 35 (12.73%) Oracle Database
3 23 (8.36%) MySQL
4 17 (6.18%) Big Data
5 14 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.18%) IDOL
9 4 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.73%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 69 (25.09%) Visual Studio
2 62 (22.55%) JMeter
3 61 (22.18%) LoadRunner
4 59 (21.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 57 (20.73%) NUnit
6 52 (18.91%) Selenium
7 46 (16.73%) Rhino Mocks
8 36 (13.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (9.09%) WinRunner
10 16 (5.82%) Git (software)
11 12 (4.36%) TestDirector
11 12 (4.36%) JUnit
11 12 (4.36%) eggPlant
12 11 (4.00%) MbUnit
13 9 (3.27%) SoapUI
13 9 (3.27%) SilkPerformer
13 9 (3.27%) JIRA
14 6 (2.18%) QALoad
14 6 (2.18%) TestPartner
14 6 (2.18%) WebDriver
General
1 86 (31.27%) Finance
2 20 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 19 (6.91%) Retail
4 12 (4.36%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.64%) Law
5 10 (3.64%) Military
6 7 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.45%) Banking
7 4 (1.45%) Marketing
8 2 (0.73%) Games
8 2 (0.73%) Electronics
8 2 (0.73%) Automotive
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (26.55%) Developer
2 70 (25.45%) Tester
3 67 (24.36%) Analyst
4 53 (19.27%) Test Analyst
5 40 (14.55%) Test Engineer
6 36 (13.09%) C# Developer
7 27 (9.82%) Software Developer
8 26 (9.45%) Software Engineer
9 25 (9.09%) QA Engineer
10 24 (8.73%) Performance Tester
11 22 (8.00%) Test Manager
12 21 (7.64%) Automation Analyst
13 17 (6.18%) Senior Developer
13 17 (6.18%) Senior Tester
14 16 (5.82%) Software Tester
15 15 (5.45%) Technical Tester
15 15 (5.45%) Senior Test Engineer
15 15 (5.45%) Senior Software Tester
15 15 (5.45%) Senior Technical Tester
16 14 (5.09%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (29.09%) .NET
2 44 (16.00%) HTML
3 39 (14.18%) CSS
4 32 (11.64%) HTML5
4 32 (11.64%) CSS3
5 27 (9.82%) ASP.NET
6 14 (5.09%) XML
6 14 (5.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (3.27%) Web Services
7 9 (3.27%) LAMP
7 9 (3.27%) Ajax
8 5 (1.82%) JSON
8 5 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (1.82%) Symfony
8 5 (1.82%) JSF
8 5 (1.82%) Middleware
8 5 (1.82%) XSLT
9 4 (1.45%) XML Schema
10 3 (1.09%) Swing
10 3 (1.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 66 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 35 (12.73%) Mathematics
3 27 (9.82%) Open Source
4 6 (2.18%) PKI
5 5 (1.82%) EFT
5 5 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.45%) Clustering
7 3 (1.09%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.09%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.73%) Replication
8 2 (0.73%) DTV
8 2 (0.73%) Xbox
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.36%) GIS
9 1 (0.36%) CESG
9 1 (0.36%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.36%) Statistics
9 1 (0.36%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.18%) Windows
2 23 (8.36%) Linux
3 19 (6.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (4.00%) Windows XP
5 10 (3.64%) UNIX
6 6 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.18%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.73%) CentOS
7 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.36%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.36%) Debian
8 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 73 (26.55%) User Stories
4 55 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 53 (19.27%) Unit Testing
6 50 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 48 (17.45%) Software Engineering
8 47 (17.09%) Workflow
9 46 (16.73%) Software Testing
10 45 (16.36%) Validation
11 44 (16.00%) Workflow Management
12 41 (14.91%) Code Coverage
13 39 (14.18%) Scrum
14 36 (13.09%) Financial Modelling
14 36 (13.09%) BDD
15 33 (12.00%) Automated Testing
16 29 (10.55%) TDD
17 25 (9.09%) Load Testing
18 24 (8.73%) User Acceptance Testing
19 22 (8.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 121 (44.00%) SQL
2 102 (37.09%) C#
3 70 (25.45%) Java
4 42 (15.27%) JavaScript
5 33 (12.00%) Python
6 24 (8.73%) PL/SQL
7 23 (8.36%) C++
8 14 (5.09%) PHP
9 11 (4.00%) Perl
10 5 (1.82%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.45%) Ruby
11 4 (1.45%) VB
11 4 (1.45%) C
12 3 (1.09%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.09%) VBScript
13 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 98 (35.64%) Degree
2 62 (22.55%) ISEB
3 59 (21.45%) ISTQB
4 36 (13.09%) Security Cleared
5 24 (8.73%) SC Cleared
6 10 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (2.91%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.82%) MCSE
10 4 (1.45%) CISSP
10 4 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (1.09%) MCITP
11 3 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.09%) MCSA
11 3 (1.09%) CCNA
12 1 (0.36%) MCP
12 1 (0.36%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.36%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (17.82%) QA
2 7 (2.55%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (3.27%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (1.45%) vCloud
3 3 (1.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.36%) NFS
4 1 (0.36%) SRDF
4 1 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.36%) vSphere
4 1 (0.36%) KVM
Systems Management
1 64 (23.27%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.18%) Netcool
2 6 (2.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (1.82%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.36%) Check_MK
4 1 (0.36%) Nagios
4 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 70 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 46 (16.73%) Oracle
3 16 (5.82%) HP
4 11 (4.00%) TOWER Software
5 10 (3.64%) Fujitsu
6 9 (3.27%) VMware
6 9 (3.27%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.91%) CA
8 7 (2.55%) EMC
9 6 (2.18%) Meridio
10 5 (1.82%) Zend
10 5 (1.82%) TIBCO
11 4 (1.45%) Citrix
11 4 (1.45%) Cisco
12 3 (1.09%) SAP
12 3 (1.09%) JBoss
12 3 (1.09%) Juniper
13 2 (0.73%) Telerik
14 1 (0.36%) Capita
14 1 (0.36%) Brocade
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Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum £40,000 to £65,000 + Bonus
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Surrey
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
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Kent
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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South Buckinghamshire - Global travel required
Church International
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
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SSE
Salary: From £29,803 to £38,095 per annum plus excellent benefits
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High Wycombe
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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