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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
England / South East
Rank 243 350 339
Rank change year-on-year
+107 -11
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 144 101 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 0.53% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.61% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 106 85 100
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%

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
12646 16557 17488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.82% 86.95% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10304 14058 14168
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,000 £67,500
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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +36 34 £40,000 +10.34% 4
Buckinghamshire +56 31 £39,250 -25.23% 2
Surrey +20 23 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Berkshire +39 19 £47,500 +1.06% 3
East Sussex - 18 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire +15 11 £27,500 -38.88%
West Sussex +3 6 £50,000 -0.99%
Kent +20 5 £37,500 +44.23% 3
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 137 (51.12%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (35.07%) Selenium
3 92 (34.33%) Software Testing
3 92 (34.33%) Java
4 87 (32.46%) SQL
5 81 (30.22%) Regression Testing
6 78 (29.10%) QA
7 74 (27.61%) Test Automation
8 71 (26.49%) ISTQB
9 63 (23.51%) HP
10 62 (23.13%) JMeter
10 62 (23.13%) Automated Testing
11 61 (22.76%) Windows
12 58 (21.64%) Degree
12 58 (21.64%) SDLC
13 57 (21.27%) Test Scripting
13 57 (21.27%) ISEB
14 56 (20.90%) Microsoft
14 56 (20.90%) Finance
14 56 (20.90%) C#
15 51 (19.03%) Continuous Integration
16 49 (18.28%) HP Quality Center
17 48 (17.91%) Software Engineering
18 47 (17.54%) LoadRunner
19 46 (17.16%) Scrum
20 45 (16.79%) BDD
21 44 (16.42%) Functional Testing
21 44 (16.42%) Web Services
22 40 (14.93%) Manual Testing
23 38 (14.18%) Integration Testing

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 11 (4.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (3.73%) Confluence
3 8 (2.99%) IIS
3 8 (2.99%) OpenStack
4 7 (2.61%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.49%) CMS
6 3 (1.12%) IBM Domino
6 3 (1.12%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (1.12%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.75%) Apache
7 2 (0.75%) JBoss
7 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.99%) MS Office
3 3 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.37%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 5 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.34%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.48%) SaaS
4 10 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.10%) ATM
2 10 (3.73%) SAN
3 9 (3.36%) HTTP
4 5 (1.87%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.49%) Firewall
6 3 (1.12%) DNS
6 3 (1.12%) IMAP
6 3 (1.12%) Internet
6 3 (1.12%) NAS
6 3 (1.12%) SMTP
6 3 (1.12%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.85%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.73%) Big Data
3 10 (3.73%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.99%) MySQL
4 8 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.24%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.87%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.75%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.75%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 94 (35.07%) Selenium
2 62 (23.13%) JMeter
3 47 (17.54%) LoadRunner
4 35 (13.06%) SoapUI
5 34 (12.69%) HP UFT
5 34 (12.69%) WebDriver
6 32 (11.94%) JIRA
7 21 (7.84%) Visual Studio
8 18 (6.72%) JUnit
9 15 (5.60%) Cucumber
9 15 (5.60%) Rational DOORS
10 14 (5.22%) Jenkins
10 14 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (4.85%) Robot Framework
11 13 (4.85%) WATIR
12 12 (4.48%) Rational Performance Tester
13 11 (4.10%) Eclipse
14 9 (3.36%) WebLOAD
15 8 (2.99%) Git (software)
15 8 (2.99%) Zephyr
General
1 56 (20.90%) Finance
2 11 (4.10%) Retail
3 9 (3.36%) Marketing
3 9 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.24%) Back Office
6 5 (1.87%) Automotive
6 5 (1.87%) Banking
7 4 (1.49%) Electronics
8 3 (1.12%) Legal
9 2 (0.75%) Advertising
9 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (19.78%) Analyst
1 53 (19.78%) Tester
2 49 (18.28%) Test Engineer
3 45 (16.79%) Test Analyst
4 38 (14.18%) Test Manager
5 22 (8.21%) Architect
6 20 (7.46%) Automation Tester
6 20 (7.46%) Software Test Engineer
7 19 (7.09%) Test Automation Engineer
8 17 (6.34%) Java Engineer
8 17 (6.34%) Senior Tester
9 16 (5.97%) QA Analyst
9 16 (5.97%) Software Tester
10 15 (5.60%) Integration Engineer
10 15 (5.60%) QA Engineer
11 14 (5.22%) Automation Test Analyst
11 14 (5.22%) Developer
11 14 (5.22%) QA Test Analyst
12 13 (4.85%) Performance Manager
12 13 (4.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.42%) Web Services
2 37 (13.81%) HTML
3 29 (10.82%) .NET
4 23 (8.58%) SOAP
5 22 (8.21%) XML
6 18 (6.72%) REST
7 14 (5.22%) Ajax
8 10 (3.73%) CSS
9 9 (3.36%) HTML5
9 9 (3.36%) RESTful
10 8 (2.99%) JMS
10 8 (2.99%) JMX
11 6 (2.24%) J2EE
12 5 (1.87%) ASP.NET
12 5 (1.87%) Gherkin
12 5 (1.87%) JSON
13 4 (1.49%) Backbone.js
14 3 (1.12%) Handlebars
14 3 (1.12%) Java EE
14 3 (1.12%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.81%) Computer Science
2 20 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.34%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.10%) User Experience
5 9 (3.36%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.99%) Virtual Team
7 7 (2.61%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.87%) Smartcard
9 4 (1.49%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.12%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.12%) Replication
11 2 (0.75%) BBC
11 2 (0.75%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.37%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.37%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 61 (22.76%) Windows
2 13 (4.85%) Unix
3 11 (4.10%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.24%) Linux
4 6 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.75%) Solaris
6 1 (0.37%) Android
6 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (51.12%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (34.33%) Software Testing
3 81 (30.22%) Regression Testing
4 74 (27.61%) Test Automation
5 62 (23.13%) Automated Testing
6 58 (21.64%) SDLC
7 57 (21.27%) Test Scripting
8 51 (19.03%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (17.91%) Software Engineering
10 46 (17.16%) Scrum
11 45 (16.79%) BDD
12 44 (16.42%) Functional Testing
13 40 (14.93%) Manual Testing
14 38 (14.18%) Integration Testing
15 37 (13.81%) Automation Testing
16 35 (13.06%) Non-Functional Testing
16 35 (13.06%) Test Strategy
17 34 (12.69%) TDD
18 33 (12.31%) Test Management
19 27 (10.07%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 92 (34.33%) Java
2 87 (32.46%) SQL
3 56 (20.90%) C#
4 34 (12.69%) Python
5 27 (10.07%) JavaScript
6 19 (7.09%) C
7 17 (6.34%) T-SQL
8 15 (5.60%) C++
9 14 (5.22%) PL/SQL
10 11 (4.10%) Perl
11 9 (3.36%) Ruby
12 8 (2.99%) VB
13 7 (2.61%) VBScript
14 6 (2.24%) PowerShell
14 6 (2.24%) Scala
15 5 (1.87%) Groovy
16 4 (1.49%) PHP
17 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 71 (26.49%) ISTQB
2 58 (21.64%) Degree
3 57 (21.27%) ISEB
4 27 (10.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 25 (9.33%) Security Cleared
6 14 (5.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (2.24%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (29.10%) QA
2 15 (5.60%) SDET
3 4 (1.49%) SLA
4 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.87%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.49%) Docker
4 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (18.28%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (5.22%) Perfmon
3 11 (4.10%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (1.87%) Puppet
5 1 (0.37%) Grafana
5 1 (0.37%) Graphite
5 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 63 (23.51%) HP
2 56 (20.90%) Microsoft
3 27 (10.07%) Oracle
4 25 (9.33%) IBM
5 17 (6.34%) SAP
6 14 (5.22%) VMware
7 13 (4.85%) Telerik
8 12 (4.48%) SOASTA, Inc
9 11 (4.10%) Riverbed
10 7 (2.61%) Atlassian
11 6 (2.24%) AppDynamics
12 4 (1.49%) CA Agile Central
13 3 (1.12%) Citrix
13 3 (1.12%) Dynatrace
14 2 (0.75%) Informatica
14 2 (0.75%) Zend
15 1 (0.37%) Capita
15 1 (0.37%) Seapine
15 1 (0.37%) Sitecore
15 1 (0.37%) TIBCO
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