The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 329 332 349
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 121 107 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.49% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.65% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 101 84 72
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17483 16358 17452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.71% 74.64% 75.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13669 13271 14808
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 £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Performance Testing
England

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 1 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 1 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 +53 77 £50,000 - 4
Berkshire -13 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Oxfordshire +14 10 £50,000 +31.57%
Hampshire -26 10 £40,250 +7.33% 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £40,000 - 4
Kent -9 2 £36,750 -
East Sussex -28 2 £37,500 -17.58%
Middlesex -2 1 £55,000 -
West Sussex -30 1 £27,500 -5.17%
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 111 (42.86%) SQL
2 98 (37.84%) C#
3 88 (33.98%) Degree
4 85 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (30.12%) .NET
6 74 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 66 (25.48%) ISEB
8 65 (25.10%) Finance
8 65 (25.10%) User Stories
9 63 (24.32%) Java
9 63 (24.32%) SQL Server
9 63 (24.32%) JMeter
10 62 (23.94%) Visual Studio
10 62 (23.94%) QuickTest Pro
10 62 (23.94%) LoadRunner
11 61 (23.55%) Microsoft
11 61 (23.55%) ISTQB
12 57 (22.01%) Computer Science
13 56 (21.62%) Selenium
14 55 (21.24%) Test Scripting
15 52 (20.08%) QA
16 49 (18.92%) NUnit
16 49 (18.92%) Regression Testing
17 47 (18.15%) HP Quality Center
18 44 (16.99%) Unit Testing
19 41 (15.83%) BDD
19 41 (15.83%) HTML
19 41 (15.83%) Oracle
20 40 (15.44%) JavaScript
20 40 (15.44%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 11 (4.25%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.32%) Apache
2 6 (2.32%) IIS
3 4 (1.54%) Lync
3 4 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.77%) CMS
4 2 (0.77%) Content Management Server
4 2 (0.77%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
5 1 (0.39%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.39%) Drupal
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.39%) nginx
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.54%) Trello
2 4 (1.54%) SaaS
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.18%) TCP/IP
2 13 (5.02%) WAN
3 12 (4.63%) LAN
3 12 (4.63%) SAN
4 8 (3.09%) VPN
4 8 (3.09%) HTTP
5 7 (2.70%) SSL
5 7 (2.70%) Firewall
6 5 (1.93%) Internet
7 4 (1.54%) Network Security
7 4 (1.54%) SNMP
8 3 (1.16%) ATM
8 3 (1.16%) ISDN
9 2 (0.77%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.77%) NAS
9 2 (0.77%) DNS
9 2 (0.77%) FTP
10 1 (0.39%) DHCP
10 1 (0.39%) SMTP
10 1 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.58%) Oracle Database
3 23 (8.88%) MySQL
4 19 (7.34%) Big Data
5 14 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.70%) IDOL
9 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.77%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.39%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 63 (24.32%) JMeter
2 62 (23.94%) Visual Studio
2 62 (23.94%) QuickTest Pro
2 62 (23.94%) LoadRunner
3 56 (21.62%) Selenium
4 49 (18.92%) NUnit
5 38 (14.67%) Rhino Mocks
6 32 (12.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (10.04%) WinRunner
8 16 (6.18%) Git (software)
9 13 (5.02%) eggPlant
9 13 (5.02%) JUnit
10 11 (4.25%) MbUnit
11 10 (3.86%) SilkPerformer
12 8 (3.09%) EasyMock
12 8 (3.09%) QALoad
12 8 (3.09%) jMock
12 8 (3.09%) TestPartner
12 8 (3.09%) TestDirector
13 7 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 65 (25.10%) Finance
2 23 (8.88%) Retail
3 18 (6.95%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.25%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.86%) Law
5 10 (3.86%) Military
6 7 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.16%) Banking
8 2 (0.77%) Automotive
8 2 (0.77%) Games
8 2 (0.77%) Marketing
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (25.10%) Developer
2 64 (24.71%) Tester
3 59 (22.78%) Analyst
4 46 (17.76%) Test Analyst
5 40 (15.44%) Test Engineer
6 31 (11.97%) C# Developer
7 24 (9.27%) QA Engineer
8 23 (8.88%) Software Developer
8 23 (8.88%) Automation Analyst
9 22 (8.49%) Software Engineer
9 22 (8.49%) Test Manager
10 19 (7.34%) Performance Tester
11 17 (6.56%) Senior Developer
11 17 (6.56%) Senior Tester
12 15 (5.79%) Senior Software Tester
12 15 (5.79%) Senior Technical Tester
12 15 (5.79%) Agile Test Analyst
12 15 (5.79%) Software Tester
12 15 (5.79%) Performance Analyst
12 15 (5.79%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (30.12%) .NET
2 41 (15.83%) HTML
3 37 (14.29%) CSS
4 29 (11.20%) HTML5
4 29 (11.20%) CSS3
5 28 (10.81%) ASP.NET
6 14 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (4.63%) XML
8 10 (3.86%) Web Services
9 8 (3.09%) LAMP
9 8 (3.09%) Ajax
10 6 (2.32%) JSF
11 5 (1.93%) Symfony
12 4 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (1.54%) JSON
12 4 (1.54%) Middleware
12 4 (1.54%) XML Schema
12 4 (1.54%) XSLT
13 3 (1.16%) jQuery
14 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 57 (22.01%) Computer Science
2 27 (10.42%) Open Source
3 26 (10.04%) Mathematics
4 8 (3.09%) EFT
5 7 (2.70%) PKI
6 5 (1.93%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.54%) Clustering
8 3 (1.16%) Firmware
8 3 (1.16%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.16%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.77%) Xbox
9 2 (0.77%) Replication
10 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.39%) DTV
10 1 (0.39%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.39%) CESG
10 1 (0.39%) GIS
10 1 (0.39%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.74%) Windows
2 23 (8.88%) Linux
3 20 (7.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (4.63%) Windows XP
5 9 (3.47%) UNIX
6 6 (2.32%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.77%) CentOS
7 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.39%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (32.82%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 65 (25.10%) User Stories
4 55 (21.24%) Test Scripting
5 49 (18.92%) Regression Testing
6 44 (16.99%) Unit Testing
7 41 (15.83%) BDD
8 40 (15.44%) Workflow
8 40 (15.44%) Scrum
8 40 (15.44%) Software Engineering
9 38 (14.67%) Validation
10 37 (14.29%) Workflow Management
11 35 (13.51%) Automated Testing
12 34 (13.13%) Software Testing
12 34 (13.13%) Code Coverage
13 30 (11.58%) TDD
14 29 (11.20%) Financial Modelling
15 25 (9.65%) User Acceptance Testing
16 23 (8.88%) Load Testing
17 21 (8.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 111 (42.86%) SQL
2 98 (37.84%) C#
3 63 (24.32%) Java
4 40 (15.44%) JavaScript
5 26 (10.04%) Python
6 24 (9.27%) PL/SQL
7 21 (8.11%) C++
8 14 (5.41%) PHP
9 4 (1.54%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.54%) Ruby
9 4 (1.54%) Perl
9 4 (1.54%) C
9 4 (1.54%) VB
10 3 (1.16%) VBScript
11 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 88 (33.98%) Degree
2 66 (25.48%) ISEB
3 61 (23.55%) ISTQB
4 36 (13.90%) Security Cleared
5 20 (7.72%) SC Cleared
6 10 (3.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (3.09%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.93%) MCSE
10 4 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (1.54%) CISSP
11 3 (1.16%) MCSA
11 3 (1.16%) CCNP
11 3 (1.16%) CCNA
11 3 (1.16%) MCITP
11 3 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.77%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.39%) MCP
13 1 (0.39%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (20.08%) QA
2 8 (3.09%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.47%) Hyper-V
1 9 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.54%) vCloud
2 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.39%) NFS
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.39%) vSphere
4 1 (0.39%) SRDF
4 1 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.39%) KVM
Systems Management
1 47 (18.15%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.70%) Netcool
2 7 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (1.54%) Puppet
4 1 (0.39%) Nagios
4 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 61 (23.55%) Microsoft
2 41 (15.83%) Oracle
3 10 (3.86%) Fujitsu
4 9 (3.47%) VMware
5 8 (3.09%) TOWER Software
5 8 (3.09%) EMC
5 8 (3.09%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.70%) CA
6 7 (2.70%) Meridio
7 6 (2.32%) Cisco
7 6 (2.32%) HP
8 5 (1.93%) Zend
9 4 (1.54%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.54%) Citrix
9 4 (1.54%) Juniper
10 3 (1.16%) JBoss
11 2 (0.77%) Telerik
11 2 (0.77%) SAP
12 1 (0.39%) Siebel
12 1 (0.39%) Dell
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