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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 321 335 346
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 132 103 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.47% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.62% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 112 78 75
Average salary £45,000 £31,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.16% -31.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17670 16495 17517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.82% 74.48% 75.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13894 13425 14881
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 £63,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +62 85 £49,000 -2.00% 2
Oxfordshire +11 13 £50,000 +75.43%
Berkshire -5 12 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire -11 12 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £42,000 - 5
Kent -6 3 £38,500 -
East Sussex -18 2 £37,500 -17.58% 1
Middlesex -1 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 25 July 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 (43.36%) SQL
2 95 (37.11%) C#
3 86 (33.59%) Degree
4 82 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (30.08%) .NET
6 74 (28.91%) Test Automation
7 69 (26.95%) ISEB
8 63 (24.61%) Java
9 62 (24.22%) QuickTest Pro
9 62 (24.22%) ISTQB
9 62 (24.22%) JMeter
9 62 (24.22%) User Stories
10 61 (23.83%) LoadRunner
10 61 (23.83%) SQL Server
11 60 (23.44%) Finance
12 58 (22.66%) Test Scripting
13 57 (22.27%) Visual Studio
13 57 (22.27%) Microsoft
14 56 (21.88%) Selenium
15 55 (21.48%) Computer Science
16 53 (20.70%) QA
17 50 (19.53%) Regression Testing
18 46 (17.97%) NUnit
19 44 (17.19%) HP Quality Center
20 41 (16.02%) Oracle
20 41 (16.02%) BDD
20 41 (16.02%) Unit Testing
21 40 (15.63%) HTML
22 39 (15.23%) JavaScript
23 38 (14.84%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.34%) IIS
2 6 (2.34%) Apache
3 4 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.56%) Lync
4 2 (0.78%) Content Management Server
4 2 (0.78%) CMS
4 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
5 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.39%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.39%) Drupal
5 1 (0.39%) nginx
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.56%) SaaS
2 4 (1.56%) Trello
3 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 13 (5.08%) WAN
3 12 (4.69%) LAN
3 12 (4.69%) SAN
4 8 (3.13%) VPN
5 7 (2.73%) Internet
5 7 (2.73%) Firewall
5 7 (2.73%) HTTP
6 6 (2.34%) SSL
7 4 (1.56%) SNMP
7 4 (1.56%) Network Security
8 3 (1.17%) ATM
8 3 (1.17%) ISDN
9 2 (0.78%) DNS
9 2 (0.78%) NAS
9 2 (0.78%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.39%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.39%) Intranet
10 1 (0.39%) VLAN
10 1 (0.39%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (23.83%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.72%) Oracle Database
3 23 (8.98%) MySQL
4 19 (7.42%) Big Data
5 14 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.73%) IDOL
9 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.39%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 62 (24.22%) QuickTest Pro
1 62 (24.22%) JMeter
2 61 (23.83%) LoadRunner
3 57 (22.27%) Visual Studio
4 56 (21.88%) Selenium
5 46 (17.97%) NUnit
6 35 (13.67%) Rhino Mocks
7 30 (11.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (10.16%) WinRunner
9 16 (6.25%) Git (software)
10 13 (5.08%) JUnit
10 13 (5.08%) eggPlant
11 11 (4.30%) MbUnit
12 10 (3.91%) SilkPerformer
13 8 (3.13%) TestPartner
13 8 (3.13%) TestDirector
13 8 (3.13%) EasyMock
13 8 (3.13%) jMock
13 8 (3.13%) QALoad
14 7 (2.73%) Jenkins
General
1 60 (23.44%) Finance
2 25 (9.77%) Retail
3 18 (7.03%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.30%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.91%) Law
5 10 (3.91%) Military
6 7 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.78%) Automotive
7 2 (0.78%) Banking
7 2 (0.78%) Marketing
7 2 (0.78%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (25.39%) Tester
2 62 (24.22%) Developer
3 56 (21.88%) Analyst
4 43 (16.80%) Test Analyst
5 42 (16.41%) Test Engineer
6 29 (11.33%) C# Developer
7 25 (9.77%) QA Engineer
8 23 (8.98%) Automation Analyst
9 22 (8.59%) Test Manager
10 21 (8.20%) Software Engineer
10 21 (8.20%) Software Developer
11 18 (7.03%) Performance Tester
12 17 (6.64%) Senior Developer
12 17 (6.64%) Senior Tester
13 15 (5.86%) Technical Tester
13 15 (5.86%) Software Tester
13 15 (5.86%) Senior Software Tester
13 15 (5.86%) Senior Technical Tester
14 14 (5.47%) Performance Test Analyst
14 14 (5.47%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (30.08%) .NET
2 40 (15.63%) HTML
3 36 (14.06%) CSS
4 28 (10.94%) HTML5
4 28 (10.94%) CSS3
5 27 (10.55%) ASP.NET
6 14 (5.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (4.30%) XML
8 10 (3.91%) Web Services
9 8 (3.13%) LAMP
10 7 (2.73%) JSF
10 7 (2.73%) Ajax
11 5 (1.95%) Symfony
12 4 (1.56%) XML Schema
12 4 (1.56%) Middleware
12 4 (1.56%) JSON
12 4 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (1.56%) XSLT
13 3 (1.17%) jQuery
14 2 (0.78%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 55 (21.48%) Computer Science
2 27 (10.55%) Open Source
3 24 (9.38%) Mathematics
4 10 (3.91%) EFT
5 7 (2.73%) PKI
6 4 (1.56%) Clustering
7 3 (1.17%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.17%) Firmware
7 3 (1.17%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.78%) Xbox
8 2 (0.78%) Replication
9 1 (0.39%) CESG
9 1 (0.39%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.39%) iPad
9 1 (0.39%) DTV
9 1 (0.39%) GIS
9 1 (0.39%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.50%) Windows
2 22 (8.59%) Linux
3 21 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (4.69%) Windows XP
5 9 (3.52%) UNIX
6 6 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.34%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.78%) CentOS
7 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.39%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.39%) Debian
8 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (32.03%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (28.91%) Test Automation
3 62 (24.22%) User Stories
4 58 (22.66%) Test Scripting
5 50 (19.53%) Regression Testing
6 41 (16.02%) Unit Testing
6 41 (16.02%) BDD
7 38 (14.84%) Scrum
8 37 (14.45%) Software Engineering
8 37 (14.45%) Workflow
9 35 (13.67%) Validation
9 35 (13.67%) Automated Testing
10 34 (13.28%) Workflow Management
10 34 (13.28%) Software Testing
11 31 (12.11%) Code Coverage
12 29 (11.33%) TDD
13 28 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
14 27 (10.55%) Financial Modelling
15 22 (8.59%) Load Testing
16 21 (8.20%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 111 (43.36%) SQL
2 95 (37.11%) C#
3 63 (24.61%) Java
4 39 (15.23%) JavaScript
5 26 (10.16%) Python
6 24 (9.38%) PL/SQL
7 20 (7.81%) C++
8 13 (5.08%) PHP
9 4 (1.56%) C
9 4 (1.56%) Perl
9 4 (1.56%) Ruby
9 4 (1.56%) VB
9 4 (1.56%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.17%) VBScript
11 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 86 (33.59%) Degree
2 69 (26.95%) ISEB
3 62 (24.22%) ISTQB
4 36 (14.06%) Security Cleared
5 20 (7.81%) SC Cleared
6 10 (3.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (3.52%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.95%) MCSE
10 4 (1.56%) CISSP
10 4 (1.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (1.17%) MCITP
11 3 (1.17%) MCSA
11 3 (1.17%) CCNP
11 3 (1.17%) CCNA
12 2 (0.78%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.39%) MCP
13 1 (0.39%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (20.70%) QA
2 8 (3.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (3.52%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (1.56%) vCloud
3 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.39%) NFS
4 1 (0.39%) SRDF
4 1 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.39%) vSphere
4 1 (0.39%) KVM
Systems Management
1 44 (17.19%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.73%) Netcool
2 7 (2.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (1.56%) Puppet
4 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.39%) Nagios
4 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 57 (22.27%) Microsoft
2 41 (16.02%) Oracle
3 11 (4.30%) Fujitsu
4 9 (3.52%) VMware
5 8 (3.13%) EMC
6 7 (2.73%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.73%) CA
6 7 (2.73%) Meridio
6 7 (2.73%) TOWER Software
7 6 (2.34%) Cisco
8 5 (1.95%) Zend
9 4 (1.56%) HP
9 4 (1.56%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.56%) Citrix
9 4 (1.56%) Juniper
10 3 (1.17%) JBoss
11 2 (0.78%) SAP
11 2 (0.78%) Telerik
12 1 (0.39%) Brocade
12 1 (0.39%) F5
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The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Dunnhumby
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 15 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Accenture
Salary: From £39,000 to £48,000 per annum
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Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 24 days ago