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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 291 299 331
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +32
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 149 146 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.64% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.81% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 121 121 94
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
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
16858 18135 17065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.82% 79.47% 76.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13369 14487 13886
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Surrey -12 45 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Berkshire +16 32 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Hampshire +18 29 £40,000 +6.66% 6
East Sussex +18 20 £52,500 -19.23% 4
Buckinghamshire +4 12 £44,250 -19.54%
West Sussex - 12 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire -4 5 £45,000 +16.88%
Kent +7 1 £30,000 -31.03%
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 150 (53.38%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (30.60%) QA
3 85 (30.25%) Finance
4 84 (29.89%) HP Quality Center
5 80 (28.47%) SQL
6 76 (27.05%) C#
7 65 (23.13%) User Stories
8 62 (22.06%) SQL Server
9 61 (21.71%) Unit Testing
10 60 (21.35%) Microsoft
11 58 (20.64%) Java
11 58 (20.64%) Degree
11 58 (20.64%) Software Engineering
12 57 (20.28%) ISTQB
13 55 (19.57%) HP
14 54 (19.22%) Selenium
15 51 (18.15%) LoadRunner
16 50 (17.79%) Regression Testing
17 49 (17.44%) Software Testing
18 45 (16.01%) Computer Science
18 45 (16.01%) Workflow
18 45 (16.01%) Workflow Management
18 45 (16.01%) ISEB
19 44 (15.66%) Automated Testing
20 43 (15.30%) Test Automation
21 42 (14.95%) Visual Studio
21 42 (14.95%) NUnit
22 40 (14.23%) Rhino Mocks
23 39 (13.88%) HTML
24 38 (13.52%) Mathematics

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (2.49%) Apache
2 6 (2.14%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.07%) IIS
4 3 (1.07%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.36%) Lync
6 1 (0.36%) Drupal
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.36%) JBoss
6 1 (0.36%) SAS
6 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 17 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.42%) MS Office
3 3 (1.07%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Magento
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.27%) SaaS
2 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.85%) HTTP
2 6 (2.14%) VPN
3 5 (1.78%) ATM
3 5 (1.78%) LAN
3 5 (1.78%) SAN
3 5 (1.78%) SNMP
3 5 (1.78%) Firewall
4 4 (1.42%) RTP
4 4 (1.42%) WAN
4 4 (1.42%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.07%) 4G
5 3 (1.07%) VoLTE
5 3 (1.07%) M3UA
5 3 (1.07%) MGW
5 3 (1.07%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.07%) SSL
5 3 (1.07%) Internet
5 3 (1.07%) TCAP
5 3 (1.07%) ISUP
5 3 (1.07%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (22.06%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.69%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.20%) MySQL
4 7 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.71%) IDOL
6 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 54 (19.22%) Selenium
2 51 (18.15%) LoadRunner
3 42 (14.95%) Visual Studio
3 42 (14.95%) NUnit
4 40 (14.23%) Rhino Mocks
5 36 (12.81%) QuickTest Pro
6 33 (11.74%) JMeter
7 27 (9.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (6.41%) JIRA
9 17 (6.05%) WebDriver
10 14 (4.98%) Cucumber
11 11 (3.91%) Rational Performance Tester
12 7 (2.49%) WatiN
12 7 (2.49%) SoapUI
12 7 (2.49%) Trac
12 7 (2.49%) Subversion
12 7 (2.49%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (2.14%) SpecFlow
13 6 (2.14%) Git (software)
14 5 (1.78%) Hudson
General
1 85 (30.25%) Finance
2 20 (7.12%) Telecoms
3 19 (6.76%) Banking
4 6 (2.14%) Games
5 4 (1.42%) Front Office
5 4 (1.42%) Publishing
5 4 (1.42%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.42%) Retail
6 3 (1.07%) Automotive
7 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.71%) Marketing
7 2 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (21.35%) Tester
2 55 (19.57%) Developer
3 43 (15.30%) Test Manager
4 33 (11.74%) Test Engineer
5 32 (11.39%) Analyst
6 27 (9.61%) QA Engineer
7 26 (9.25%) Software Developer
8 25 (8.90%) Test Analyst
9 19 (6.76%) Performance Engineer
10 16 (5.69%) QA Tester
10 16 (5.69%) Software Tester
11 15 (5.34%) Software Engineer
12 13 (4.63%) Performance Manager
12 13 (4.63%) Performance Test Manager
13 12 (4.27%) C# Developer
13 12 (4.27%) Consultant
13 12 (4.27%) Test Leader
13 12 (4.27%) Performance Test Engineer
14 11 (3.91%) AWS Developer
15 10 (3.56%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.88%) HTML
2 37 (13.17%) .NET
3 23 (8.19%) CSS
4 20 (7.12%) Web Services
5 17 (6.05%) CSS3
5 17 (6.05%) HTML5
6 11 (3.91%) Middleware
7 9 (3.20%) WinForms
7 9 (3.20%) WCF
7 9 (3.20%) Ajax
8 8 (2.85%) LAMP
9 7 (2.49%) Velocity
10 6 (2.14%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (2.14%) REST
11 5 (1.78%) Spring
11 5 (1.78%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.78%) Java EE
11 5 (1.78%) XML
11 5 (1.78%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.78%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.01%) Computer Science
2 38 (13.52%) Mathematics
3 36 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.20%) User Experience
6 8 (2.85%) Open Source
7 5 (1.78%) Clustering
7 5 (1.78%) Physics
7 5 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.07%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.71%) PKI
10 2 (0.71%) Life Science
10 2 (0.71%) Replication
10 2 (0.71%) Symmetrix
10 2 (0.71%) New Media
10 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.36%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.36%) Social Media
11 1 (0.36%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.90%) Windows
2 21 (7.47%) Linux
3 11 (3.91%) UNIX
4 3 (1.07%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.07%) AIX
4 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.71%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.71%) Solaris
5 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) CentOS
6 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (53.38%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (23.13%) User Stories
3 61 (21.71%) Unit Testing
4 58 (20.64%) Software Engineering
5 50 (17.79%) Regression Testing
6 49 (17.44%) Software Testing
7 45 (16.01%) Workflow
7 45 (16.01%) Workflow Management
8 44 (15.66%) Automated Testing
9 43 (15.30%) Test Automation
10 36 (12.81%) Test Management
11 34 (12.10%) Integration Testing
12 33 (11.74%) Manual Testing
13 32 (11.39%) Validation
13 32 (11.39%) Scrum
14 31 (11.03%) Code Coverage
15 30 (10.68%) Financial Modelling
16 29 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (10.32%) Automation Testing
17 27 (9.61%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 80 (28.47%) SQL
2 76 (27.05%) C#
3 58 (20.64%) Java
4 24 (8.54%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.56%) PHP
6 9 (3.20%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.49%) Ruby
8 6 (2.14%) Perl
8 6 (2.14%) C
8 6 (2.14%) C++
9 5 (1.78%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.78%) Python
10 3 (1.07%) ABAP
10 3 (1.07%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.71%) VBScript
11 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.71%) Groovy
12 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.36%) AWK
Qualifications
1 58 (20.64%) Degree
2 57 (20.28%) ISTQB
3 45 (16.01%) ISEB
4 22 (7.83%) Security Cleared
4 22 (7.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (4.27%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (1.42%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (1.07%) IC3 Certification
8 3 (1.07%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.71%) CCSA
9 2 (0.71%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (30.60%) QA
2 3 (1.07%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.07%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.71%) NFS
3 2 (0.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 84 (29.89%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.71%) Netcool
2 2 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.36%) Iperf
Vendors
1 60 (21.35%) Microsoft
2 55 (19.57%) HP
3 28 (9.96%) Oracle
4 15 (5.34%) IBM
5 9 (3.20%) TOWER Software
6 7 (2.49%) EMC
7 6 (2.14%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.78%) VMware
8 5 (1.78%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.42%) BT
9 4 (1.42%) Cisco
10 3 (1.07%) Tableau
10 3 (1.07%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.71%) NetApp
11 2 (0.71%) CA
11 2 (0.71%) Brocade
11 2 (0.71%) Mitel
11 2 (0.71%) Meridio
11 2 (0.71%) Pega
11 2 (0.71%) Panasonic
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Accomplish Today Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to 30 - 50k plus package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Nakama
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus scheme, Pension, Life assuranc
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution com
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
American Express
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
American Express
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
American Express
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 22 days ago