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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 302 344 340
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -4
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 111 133 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.62% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.72% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 75 109 106
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
14206 18532 18385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.85% 86.10% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11706 15514 14538
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +75 46 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Hampshire -14 17 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Surrey -11 11 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Oxfordshire +28 10 £49,250 +97.00%
West Sussex +2 10 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 9 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Kent +12 4 £50,000 +70.94%
East Sussex +20 3 £32,500 -38.09% 2
Middlesex - 2 £20,000 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 151 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (44.49%) Selenium
3 101 (38.40%) Java
3 101 (38.40%) Finance
4 88 (33.46%) Degree
5 86 (32.70%) HP
6 85 (32.32%) JMeter
7 83 (31.56%) Test Scripting
8 78 (29.66%) Software Testing
9 76 (28.90%) SQL
10 75 (28.52%) ISTQB
11 74 (28.14%) ISEB
12 73 (27.76%) Test Automation
13 70 (26.62%) C#
13 70 (26.62%) LoadRunner
14 69 (26.24%) QA
14 69 (26.24%) SDLC
15 68 (25.86%) Regression Testing
16 67 (25.48%) HP Quality Center
17 66 (25.10%) Functional Testing
18 65 (24.71%) Scrum
19 60 (22.81%) HTML
20 54 (20.53%) Computer Science
20 54 (20.53%) Automated Testing
21 51 (19.39%) Continuous Integration
22 49 (18.63%) Non-Functional Testing
23 48 (18.25%) JavaScript
24 45 (17.11%) SoapUI
25 42 (15.97%) Automation Testing
26 40 (15.21%) Defect Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (6.08%) CMS
1 16 (6.08%) IIS
2 13 (4.94%) Confluence
3 11 (4.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (2.66%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.90%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.14%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (1.14%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.76%) Apache
7 2 (0.76%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.76%) JBoss
7 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.38%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.32%) SaaS
2 13 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.75%) Internet
2 19 (7.22%) Firewall
3 16 (6.08%) DNS
3 16 (6.08%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.18%) HTTP
5 10 (3.80%) ATM
6 9 (3.42%) SAN
7 4 (1.52%) WAN
7 4 (1.52%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.76%) IMAP
8 2 (0.76%) NAS
8 2 (0.76%) SMTP
9 1 (0.38%) Intranet
9 1 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.42%) NoSQL
2 9 (3.42%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.04%) Big Data
3 8 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.76%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.76%) MySQL
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.38%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 117 (44.49%) Selenium
2 85 (32.32%) JMeter
3 70 (26.62%) LoadRunner
4 45 (17.11%) SoapUI
5 37 (14.07%) WebDriver
6 31 (11.79%) Visual Studio
7 30 (11.41%) Cucumber
8 27 (10.27%) JIRA
9 25 (9.51%) HP UFT
10 22 (8.37%) Gatling
11 21 (7.98%) Jenkins
12 19 (7.22%) Robot Framework
13 18 (6.84%) JUnit
14 17 (6.46%) TestNG
15 14 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (4.94%) Rational DOORS
17 12 (4.56%) Maven
17 12 (4.56%) Ranorex
17 12 (4.56%) Rational Performance Tester
17 12 (4.56%) Selenium IDE
General
1 101 (38.40%) Finance
2 11 (4.18%) Retail
2 11 (4.18%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.80%) Marketing
4 7 (2.66%) Banking
5 6 (2.28%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.76%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.76%) Automotive
6 2 (0.76%) Law
6 2 (0.76%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (25.48%) Tester
2 47 (17.87%) Test Engineer
3 41 (15.59%) Automation Tester
4 36 (13.69%) Analyst
5 35 (13.31%) Senior Tester
6 34 (12.93%) Test Manager
7 31 (11.79%) Selenium Tester
8 30 (11.41%) Test Analyst
9 25 (9.51%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 22 (8.37%) Senior Automation Tester
11 21 (7.98%) Automation Test Analyst
11 21 (7.98%) Software Test Engineer
12 20 (7.60%) Architect
13 17 (6.46%) Performance Manager
13 17 (6.46%) Software Tester
13 17 (6.46%) Test Automation Engineer
14 15 (5.70%) Developer
15 14 (5.32%) Java Automation Tester
15 14 (5.32%) Test Leader
16 13 (4.94%) Performance Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (22.81%) HTML
2 40 (15.21%) .NET
3 38 (14.45%) Web Services
4 34 (12.93%) Ajax
5 28 (10.65%) REST
6 27 (10.27%) ASP.NET
7 22 (8.37%) SOAP
8 12 (4.56%) HTML5
9 11 (4.18%) Java EE
9 11 (4.18%) Spring
10 10 (3.80%) CSS
10 10 (3.80%) XML
11 8 (3.04%) JMX
11 8 (3.04%) RESTful
12 7 (2.66%) Hibernate
12 7 (2.66%) JMS
12 7 (2.66%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (1.90%) Gherkin
14 3 (1.14%) Phalcon
14 3 (1.14%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 54 (20.53%) Computer Science
2 23 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.75%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (7.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (3.42%) Health Informatics
4 9 (3.42%) Informatics
5 7 (2.66%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.28%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.90%) Fintech
8 4 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.52%) User Experience
8 4 (1.52%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.14%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.14%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.38%) EPoS
11 1 (0.38%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.38%) Replication
11 1 (0.38%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.45%) Windows
2 10 (3.80%) Unix
2 10 (3.80%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.90%) Linux
3 5 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.76%) Solaris
5 1 (0.38%) Android
5 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (31.56%) Test Scripting
3 78 (29.66%) Software Testing
4 73 (27.76%) Test Automation
5 69 (26.24%) SDLC
6 68 (25.86%) Regression Testing
7 66 (25.10%) Functional Testing
8 65 (24.71%) Scrum
9 54 (20.53%) Automated Testing
10 51 (19.39%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (18.63%) Non-Functional Testing
12 42 (15.97%) Automation Testing
13 40 (15.21%) Defect Management
14 39 (14.83%) Open Source
15 37 (14.07%) TDD
16 34 (12.93%) Software Engineering
17 33 (12.55%) BDD
17 33 (12.55%) Test Management
18 31 (11.79%) Test Planning
19 29 (11.03%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (38.40%) Java
2 76 (28.90%) SQL
3 70 (26.62%) C#
4 48 (18.25%) JavaScript
5 39 (14.83%) Python
6 28 (10.65%) Perl
6 28 (10.65%) VB
7 20 (7.60%) T-SQL
7 20 (7.60%) VBScript
8 14 (5.32%) C++
8 14 (5.32%) PHP
9 13 (4.94%) Groovy
10 11 (4.18%) C
11 8 (3.04%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.28%) Ruby
12 6 (2.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 88 (33.46%) Degree
2 75 (28.52%) ISTQB
3 74 (28.14%) ISEB
4 34 (12.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (5.32%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (2.28%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (26.24%) QA
2 5 (1.90%) SLA
3 3 (1.14%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.90%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.76%) Docker
3 2 (0.76%) vSphere
4 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 67 (25.48%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (5.70%) Perfmon
3 11 (4.18%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (1.52%) Puppet
5 1 (0.38%) Grafana
5 1 (0.38%) Graphite
5 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 86 (32.70%) HP
2 32 (12.17%) Microsoft
3 31 (11.79%) IBM
4 27 (10.27%) Oracle
5 23 (8.75%) SAP
6 15 (5.70%) Atlassian
7 12 (4.56%) SOASTA, Inc
7 12 (4.56%) VMware
8 11 (4.18%) Riverbed
9 10 (3.80%) CA Agile Central
9 10 (3.80%) Citrix
9 10 (3.80%) Telerik
10 3 (1.14%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.14%) Dynatrace
10 3 (1.14%) Zend
11 2 (0.76%) Informatica
12 1 (0.38%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.38%) Splunk
12 1 (0.38%) TIBCO
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
SKYSCAPE Cloud Services
Posted: 12 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Kineo
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Wipro
Posted: 21 days ago