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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 277 307 337
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +30
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 141 163 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.77% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.91% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 127 133 113
Median salary £47,500 £43,800 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.44% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
15003 17998 18331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.21% 85.44% 83.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12432 14957 14165
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +63 49 £47,500 - 2
Hampshire -10 34 £34,000 -24.44% 2
Surrey +30 19 £47,500 +2.15% 4
Middlesex - 12 £20,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +16 9 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Kent +19 8 £47,500 +35.71%
East Sussex +2 7 £45,000 +7.14% 1
West Sussex -6 2 £38,250 -6.70% 2
Oxfordshire -5 1 £70,000 +100.00% 2
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 194 (69.04%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (54.45%) Selenium
3 130 (46.26%) Finance
4 108 (38.43%) Java
5 106 (37.72%) Degree
6 99 (35.23%) Functional Testing
7 98 (34.88%) SDLC
7 98 (34.88%) Test Scripting
8 97 (34.52%) QA
9 94 (33.45%) C#
10 93 (33.10%) ISEB
11 92 (32.74%) JMeter
11 92 (32.74%) Test Automation
12 90 (32.03%) HP
13 88 (31.32%) Software Testing
14 83 (29.54%) Regression Testing
15 81 (28.83%) Scrum
16 80 (28.47%) ISTQB
16 80 (28.47%) SQL
17 77 (27.40%) LoadRunner
18 74 (26.33%) Automated Testing
19 73 (25.98%) HTML
20 69 (24.56%) JavaScript
21 67 (23.84%) TDD
22 65 (23.13%) HP Quality Center
23 62 (22.06%) WebDriver
23 62 (22.06%) SoapUI
24 60 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
25 58 (20.64%) Computer Science
26 57 (20.28%) Unit 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 26 (9.25%) CMS
2 22 (7.83%) IIS
3 12 (4.27%) Confluence
4 5 (1.78%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.42%) CICS
6 3 (1.07%) Apache
6 3 (1.07%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.07%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.71%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.71%) JBoss
7 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 17 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.71%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.91%) SaaS
2 8 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.36%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.46%) Internet
2 31 (11.03%) Firewall
3 28 (9.96%) DNS
3 28 (9.96%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.49%) ATM
5 5 (1.78%) HTTP
5 5 (1.78%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.42%) VoIP
6 4 (1.42%) WAN
7 3 (1.07%) SAN
8 2 (0.71%) IMAP
8 2 (0.71%) NAS
8 2 (0.71%) SMTP
9 1 (0.36%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.36%) GSM
9 1 (0.36%) SIGTRAN
9 1 (0.36%) snoop
9 1 (0.36%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.36%) UMTS
9 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.07%) MySQL
3 3 (1.07%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.36%) Big Data
5 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.36%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 153 (54.45%) Selenium
2 92 (32.74%) JMeter
3 77 (27.40%) LoadRunner
4 62 (22.06%) SoapUI
4 62 (22.06%) WebDriver
5 53 (18.86%) Visual Studio
6 41 (14.59%) Cucumber
7 36 (12.81%) Gatling
8 33 (11.74%) HP UFT
9 32 (11.39%) JIRA
10 29 (10.32%) TestNG
11 27 (9.61%) NUnit
12 21 (7.47%) Jenkins
12 21 (7.47%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (6.76%) JUnit
14 17 (6.05%) Robot Framework
15 14 (4.98%) SpecFlow
16 13 (4.63%) Gradle
16 13 (4.63%) Hudson
16 13 (4.63%) Ranorex
General
1 130 (46.26%) Finance
2 19 (6.76%) Retail
2 19 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.27%) Banking
4 9 (3.20%) Marketing
5 5 (1.78%) Games
5 5 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.07%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.07%) Publishing
7 2 (0.71%) Automotive
7 2 (0.71%) Back Office
7 2 (0.71%) Law
7 2 (0.71%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (31.67%) Tester
2 66 (23.49%) Automation Tester
3 53 (18.86%) Test Engineer
4 49 (17.44%) Selenium Tester
5 43 (15.30%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 41 (14.59%) Senior Tester
7 35 (12.46%) Analyst
7 35 (12.46%) Test Analyst
8 34 (12.10%) Test Manager
9 33 (11.74%) Senior Automation Tester
10 28 (9.96%) Developer
11 27 (9.61%) Automation Test Analyst
12 24 (8.54%) Java Automation Tester
13 21 (7.47%) Software Test Engineer
14 19 (6.76%) Test Automation Engineer
15 18 (6.41%) Developer in Test
16 16 (5.69%) Software Tester
17 14 (4.98%) Agile Tester
17 14 (4.98%) QA Tester
18 12 (4.27%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (25.98%) HTML
2 55 (19.57%) .NET
3 45 (16.01%) Ajax
4 42 (14.95%) ASP.NET
5 38 (13.52%) Web Services
6 24 (8.54%) REST
7 22 (7.83%) CSS
8 17 (6.05%) HTML5
9 14 (4.98%) Java EE
9 14 (4.98%) SOAP
9 14 (4.98%) Spring
10 13 (4.63%) Hibernate
11 12 (4.27%) JMS
11 12 (4.27%) WebSphere MQ
12 9 (3.20%) XML
13 5 (1.78%) CSS3
14 4 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (1.42%) Node.js
15 3 (1.07%) Phalcon
15 3 (1.07%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 58 (20.64%) Computer Science
2 29 (10.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.20%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.49%) Health Informatics
6 7 (2.49%) Informatics
6 7 (2.49%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.14%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.14%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.78%) Fintech
9 4 (1.42%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.42%) User Experience
9 4 (1.42%) VSAM
10 3 (1.07%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.07%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.71%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.36%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.95%) Windows
2 7 (2.49%) Linux
3 4 (1.42%) Unix
3 4 (1.42%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.36%) Android
4 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (69.04%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (35.23%) Functional Testing
3 98 (34.88%) SDLC
3 98 (34.88%) Test Scripting
4 92 (32.74%) Test Automation
5 88 (31.32%) Software Testing
6 83 (29.54%) Regression Testing
7 81 (28.83%) Scrum
8 74 (26.33%) Automated Testing
9 67 (23.84%) TDD
10 60 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
11 57 (20.28%) Unit Testing
12 56 (19.93%) BDD
13 50 (17.79%) Non-Functional Testing
14 49 (17.44%) Defect Management
15 44 (15.66%) Workflow
15 44 (15.66%) Workflow Management
16 43 (15.30%) User Stories
17 41 (14.59%) Open Source
18 40 (14.23%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 108 (38.43%) Java
2 94 (33.45%) C#
3 80 (28.47%) SQL
4 69 (24.56%) JavaScript
5 42 (14.95%) Perl
6 38 (13.52%) VB
7 31 (11.03%) Python
8 28 (9.96%) VBScript
9 21 (7.47%) T-SQL
10 14 (4.98%) Groovy
10 14 (4.98%) PHP
11 10 (3.56%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.85%) C++
13 6 (2.14%) Ruby
14 4 (1.42%) COBOL
14 4 (1.42%) JCL
14 4 (1.42%) Scala
15 3 (1.07%) C
16 1 (0.36%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 106 (37.72%) Degree
2 93 (33.10%) ISEB
3 80 (28.47%) ISTQB
4 46 (16.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (3.20%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.78%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.36%) OCA
8 1 (0.36%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.36%) OCP
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (34.52%) QA
2 5 (1.78%) SLA
3 4 (1.42%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.42%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.71%) vSphere
4 1 (0.36%) Docker
4 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 65 (23.13%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.14%) Perfmon
3 4 (1.42%) Puppet
4 2 (0.71%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.36%) Grafana
5 1 (0.36%) Graphite
5 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 90 (32.03%) HP
2 37 (13.17%) Microsoft
3 23 (8.19%) IBM
4 17 (6.05%) SAP
5 15 (5.34%) Atlassian
6 12 (4.27%) Oracle
6 12 (4.27%) Rally
7 11 (3.91%) VMware
8 10 (3.56%) Citrix
9 5 (1.78%) Telerik
10 3 (1.07%) Zend
11 2 (0.71%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.71%) Riverbed
11 2 (0.71%) SOASTA, Inc
12 1 (0.36%) Arqiva
12 1 (0.36%) Capita
12 1 (0.36%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.36%) Dynatrace
12 1 (0.36%) Google
12 1 (0.36%) Splunk
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