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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 299 320 326
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 138 154 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.73% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.86% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 120 132 122
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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
15690 17941 19266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.47% 85.31% 83.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13192 14374 15372
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +31 45 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Hampshire +3 30 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Surrey -14 18 £60,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +24 13 £35,000 -32.69%
West Sussex -2 13 £36,250 -44.23% 1
East Sussex +7 11 £45,000 +12.50%
Kent +21 5 £45,000 +63.63%
Middlesex - 2 £36,250 - 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 165 (64.20%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (47.86%) Selenium
3 100 (38.91%) Finance
4 96 (37.35%) C#
5 92 (35.80%) Test Automation
6 91 (35.41%) SQL
7 81 (31.52%) QA
8 79 (30.74%) Functional Testing
9 78 (30.35%) Unit Testing
10 74 (28.79%) Java
11 72 (28.02%) Automated Testing
11 72 (28.02%) Software Testing
12 71 (27.63%) TDD
12 71 (27.63%) Test Scripting
13 69 (26.85%) JMeter
14 68 (26.46%) ISEB
14 68 (26.46%) SDLC
15 66 (25.68%) ISTQB
15 66 (25.68%) Degree
16 65 (25.29%) User Stories
17 64 (24.90%) Microsoft
18 58 (22.57%) JavaScript
19 56 (21.79%) WebDriver
20 52 (20.23%) HTML
21 51 (19.84%) LoadRunner
21 51 (19.84%) SoapUI
21 51 (19.84%) BDD
22 49 (19.07%) Visual Studio
22 49 (19.07%) Test Strategy
23 48 (18.68%) HP

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 18 (7.00%) CMS
1 18 (7.00%) IIS
2 11 (4.28%) Skype for Business
3 10 (3.89%) Confluence
4 5 (1.95%) CICS
5 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.39%) Apache
6 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.11%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.78%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.78%) PaaS
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) Force.com
3 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.28%) Firewall
2 17 (6.61%) DNS
2 17 (6.61%) Internet
2 17 (6.61%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.28%) VLAN
4 4 (1.56%) VoIP
5 3 (1.17%) HTTP
5 3 (1.17%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.78%) IMAP
6 2 (0.78%) NAS
6 2 (0.78%) SAN
6 2 (0.78%) SMTP
7 1 (0.39%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.39%) GSM
7 1 (0.39%) SCCP
7 1 (0.39%) snoop
7 1 (0.39%) SS7
7 1 (0.39%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.39%) UMTS
7 1 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.56%) Big Data
2 4 (1.56%) MySQL
3 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 123 (47.86%) Selenium
2 69 (26.85%) JMeter
3 56 (21.79%) WebDriver
4 51 (19.84%) LoadRunner
4 51 (19.84%) SoapUI
5 49 (19.07%) Visual Studio
6 48 (18.68%) NUnit
7 40 (15.56%) JIRA
8 35 (13.62%) Cucumber
8 35 (13.62%) HP UFT
9 24 (9.34%) Rhino Mocks
10 22 (8.56%) Gatling
11 21 (8.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (7.00%) TestNG
13 14 (5.45%) Jenkins
14 13 (5.06%) Git (software)
14 13 (5.06%) Maven
14 13 (5.06%) SpecFlow
14 13 (5.06%) WebLOAD
15 12 (4.67%) Ant
General
1 100 (38.91%) Finance
2 22 (8.56%) Retail
3 15 (5.84%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.67%) Banking
5 9 (3.50%) Games
6 6 (2.33%) Publishing
7 5 (1.95%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.39%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (30.74%) Tester
2 50 (19.46%) Developer
3 49 (19.07%) Automation Tester
4 48 (18.68%) Analyst
4 48 (18.68%) Test Analyst
5 36 (14.01%) Developer in Test
6 32 (12.45%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 32 (12.45%) Selenium Tester
7 26 (10.12%) Automation Test Analyst
7 26 (10.12%) Test Engineer
8 25 (9.73%) C# Developer
8 25 (9.73%) Senior Tester
9 22 (8.56%) Automation Test Lead
9 22 (8.56%) Test Leader
9 22 (8.56%) Test Manager
10 18 (7.00%) Java Automation Tester
10 18 (7.00%) Senior Automation Tester
11 16 (6.23%) Software Tester
12 15 (5.84%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (5.84%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (20.23%) HTML
2 36 (14.01%) .NET
2 36 (14.01%) Ajax
3 32 (12.45%) CSS
4 29 (11.28%) Web Services
5 22 (8.56%) ASP.NET
6 15 (5.84%) XML
7 13 (5.06%) REST
8 12 (4.67%) Java EE
8 12 (4.67%) Spring
9 11 (4.28%) CSS3
9 11 (4.28%) HTML5
10 10 (3.89%) Hibernate
11 9 (3.50%) JMS
11 9 (3.50%) Middleware
11 9 (3.50%) Node.js
11 9 (3.50%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (2.72%) SOAP
13 4 (1.56%) WPF
14 3 (1.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.23%) Computer Science
2 18 (7.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (6.61%) Client/Server
4 15 (5.84%) N-Tier
5 14 (5.45%) Mathematics
6 11 (4.28%) CESG
7 10 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.72%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.95%) Cybercrime
10 5 (1.95%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.95%) VSAM
11 4 (1.56%) Statistics
12 3 (1.17%) User Experience
13 2 (0.78%) Fintech
14 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
14 1 (0.39%) EPoS
14 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.39%) Minimum Viable Product
14 1 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.73%) Windows
2 13 (5.06%) Windows Server
3 12 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.95%) Linux
6 3 (1.17%) Unix
7 2 (0.78%) Solaris
8 1 (0.39%) Android
8 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (64.20%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (35.80%) Test Automation
3 79 (30.74%) Functional Testing
4 78 (30.35%) Unit Testing
5 72 (28.02%) Automated Testing
5 72 (28.02%) Software Testing
6 71 (27.63%) TDD
6 71 (27.63%) Test Scripting
7 68 (26.46%) SDLC
8 65 (25.29%) User Stories
9 51 (19.84%) BDD
10 49 (19.07%) Test Strategy
11 48 (18.68%) Scrum
12 45 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
13 43 (16.73%) Manual Testing
14 42 (16.34%) Regression Testing
14 42 (16.34%) Workflow
14 42 (16.34%) Workflow Management
15 41 (15.95%) Continuous Improvement
15 41 (15.95%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 96 (37.35%) C#
2 91 (35.41%) SQL
3 74 (28.79%) Java
4 58 (22.57%) JavaScript
5 22 (8.56%) VB
6 20 (7.78%) Perl
7 18 (7.00%) T-SQL
8 17 (6.61%) VBScript
9 10 (3.89%) Groovy
10 9 (3.50%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.72%) Scala
12 6 (2.33%) C
13 5 (1.95%) COBOL
13 5 (1.95%) JCL
14 3 (1.17%) C++
15 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.78%) Python
16 1 (0.39%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (26.46%) ISEB
2 66 (25.68%) Degree
2 66 (25.68%) ISTQB
3 31 (12.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (5.06%) SC Cleared
5 13 (5.06%) Security Cleared
6 11 (4.28%) CCNA
6 11 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (4.28%) MCITP
6 11 (4.28%) MCSA
6 11 (4.28%) MCSE
6 11 (4.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.39%) OCA
8 1 (0.39%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.39%) OCP
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (31.52%) QA
2 7 (2.72%) SDET
3 3 (1.17%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.28%) VMware ESXi
1 11 (4.28%) XenApp
2 3 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 39 (15.18%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (4.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 11 (4.28%) vMotion
3 6 (2.33%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.78%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.78%) Puppet
5 1 (0.39%) Ansible
5 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.39%) SELinux
Vendors
1 64 (24.90%) Microsoft
2 48 (18.68%) HP
3 18 (7.00%) Oracle
4 15 (5.84%) VMware
5 11 (4.28%) Citrix
5 11 (4.28%) IBM
6 10 (3.89%) Atlassian
7 9 (3.50%) Rally
8 6 (2.33%) AppDynamics
8 6 (2.33%) CA
8 6 (2.33%) Dynatrace
8 6 (2.33%) SAP
9 4 (1.56%) TOWER Software
10 2 (0.78%) Capita
10 2 (0.78%) FatWire
11 1 (0.39%) Arqiva
11 1 (0.39%) CODA
11 1 (0.39%) Google
11 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.39%) webMethods
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: bens
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Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Reigate, Surrey
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and excellent benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
The SLR Group
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago
Southampton
The SLR Group
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
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Winchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
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