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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 283 332 327
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -5
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 165 121 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.79% 0.54% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.67% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134 100 79
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
17316 18024 16618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.10% 80.96% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14188 13953 13512
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Hampshire +47 54 £46,500 +17.72% 10
Surrey -30 39 £48,750 +1.56% 3
Berkshire +18 18 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Buckinghamshire -5 18 £52,500 +16.66%
West Sussex +11 16 £41,000 +49.09%
East Sussex +27 10 £42,000 +12.00% 1
Kent +5 6 £32,500 -48.00%
Oxfordshire +4 5 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 159 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (38.41%) QA
3 109 (34.60%) Finance
4 96 (30.48%) C#
5 93 (29.52%) HP
6 89 (28.25%) HP Quality Center
7 80 (25.40%) Selenium
7 80 (25.40%) Unit Testing
8 75 (23.81%) Automated Testing
9 74 (23.49%) ISTQB
9 74 (23.49%) Manual Testing
10 68 (21.59%) Java
11 65 (20.63%) Oracle
11 65 (20.63%) SDLC
12 64 (20.32%) User Stories
12 64 (20.32%) Degree
12 64 (20.32%) Microsoft
13 61 (19.37%) SQL
13 61 (19.37%) TDD
13 61 (19.37%) Regression Testing
14 60 (19.05%) Software Testing
14 60 (19.05%) Test Management
15 59 (18.73%) LoadRunner
16 57 (18.10%) Integration Testing
17 52 (16.51%) Test Scripting
17 52 (16.51%) Test Automation
18 48 (15.24%) Web Services
19 45 (14.29%) JMeter
20 44 (13.97%) NUnit
20 44 (13.97%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.95%) JBoss
3 3 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (0.95%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.95%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.63%) Apache
4 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.63%) IIS
4 2 (0.63%) SAS
5 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.32%) Content Management Server
5 1 (0.32%) CMS
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.32%) Drupal
5 1 (0.32%) Lync
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 25 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.27%) Mingle
2 4 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.95%) SaaS
3 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.49%) HTTP
2 6 (1.90%) Firewall
3 4 (1.27%) WAN
4 3 (0.95%) SNMP
4 3 (0.95%) ATM
4 3 (0.95%) VPN
4 3 (0.95%) Internet
4 3 (0.95%) SAN
4 3 (0.95%) LAN
5 2 (0.63%) DNS
6 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.32%) SSL
6 1 (0.32%) RTP
6 1 (0.32%) TCAP
6 1 (0.32%) ISUP
6 1 (0.32%) SCCP
6 1 (0.32%) INAP
6 1 (0.32%) Broadband
6 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.32%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.49%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.59%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.59%) RavenDB
6 4 (1.27%) MySQL
7 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.95%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.63%) IDOL
8 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 80 (25.40%) Selenium
2 59 (18.73%) LoadRunner
3 45 (14.29%) JMeter
4 44 (13.97%) NUnit
5 38 (12.06%) Visual Studio
6 36 (11.43%) JIRA
7 35 (11.11%) HP UFT
8 29 (9.21%) WebDriver
9 28 (8.89%) Rhino Mocks
10 17 (5.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (5.08%) NSubstitute
12 15 (4.76%) Cucumber
13 14 (4.44%) Robot Framework
14 13 (4.13%) Jenkins
15 10 (3.17%) WatiN
15 10 (3.17%) JUnit
16 7 (2.22%) Ant
16 7 (2.22%) Maven
16 7 (2.22%) SpecFlow
17 6 (1.90%) jMock
General
1 109 (34.60%) Finance
2 17 (5.40%) Banking
3 13 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.49%) Publishing
5 7 (2.22%) Retail
6 4 (1.27%) Front Office
7 3 (0.95%) Automotive
8 2 (0.63%) Games
8 2 (0.63%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
9 1 (0.32%) Marketing
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 51 (16.19%) Tester
2 49 (15.56%) QA Engineer
3 45 (14.29%) Developer
4 40 (12.70%) Test Engineer
5 39 (12.38%) Analyst
6 35 (11.11%) Test Manager
7 30 (9.52%) Test Analyst
8 28 (8.89%) Performance Engineer
9 27 (8.57%) Test Leader
10 22 (6.98%) Performance Test Engineer
11 21 (6.67%) Team Leader
12 20 (6.35%) Test Team Leader
13 19 (6.03%) Senior Tester
14 18 (5.71%) Performance Test Leader
15 17 (5.40%) QA Tester
16 16 (5.08%) Software Developer
16 16 (5.08%) Automation Team Leader
17 13 (4.13%) Performance Tester
17 13 (4.13%) Consultant
17 13 (4.13%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (15.24%) Web Services
2 41 (13.02%) .NET
3 26 (8.25%) HTML
4 17 (5.40%) CSS
5 13 (4.13%) ASP.NET
6 11 (3.49%) XML
7 10 (3.17%) WinForms
7 10 (3.17%) WCF
7 10 (3.17%) HTML5
7 10 (3.17%) CSS3
8 8 (2.54%) Gherkin
9 7 (2.22%) Spring
10 6 (1.90%) Ajax
10 6 (1.90%) JMS
10 6 (1.90%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (1.90%) Hibernate
10 6 (1.90%) REST
10 6 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (1.90%) Java EE
11 5 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.03%) Mathematics
4 9 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.54%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.90%) Physics
6 6 (1.90%) User Experience
7 5 (1.59%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.27%) Statistics
9 3 (0.95%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.95%) Clustering
10 2 (0.63%) PKI
11 1 (0.32%) Xbox
11 1 (0.32%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.32%) CESG
11 1 (0.32%) LIMS
11 1 (0.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.98%) Windows
2 16 (5.08%) UNIX
3 14 (4.44%) Linux
4 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.95%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.63%) AIX
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) Solaris
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (25.40%) Unit Testing
3 75 (23.81%) Automated Testing
4 74 (23.49%) Manual Testing
5 65 (20.63%) SDLC
6 64 (20.32%) User Stories
7 61 (19.37%) TDD
7 61 (19.37%) Regression Testing
8 60 (19.05%) Software Testing
8 60 (19.05%) Test Management
9 57 (18.10%) Integration Testing
10 52 (16.51%) Test Scripting
10 52 (16.51%) Test Automation
11 41 (13.02%) Test Strategy
11 41 (13.02%) Software Engineering
12 40 (12.70%) User Acceptance Testing
13 37 (11.75%) System Integration Testing
14 35 (11.11%) Waterfall
14 35 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
15 32 (10.16%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (30.48%) C#
2 68 (21.59%) Java
3 61 (19.37%) SQL
4 22 (6.98%) JavaScript
5 20 (6.35%) T-SQL
6 11 (3.49%) VB
7 8 (2.54%) C
7 8 (2.54%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.59%) PHP
8 5 (1.59%) C++
9 4 (1.27%) Python
10 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.95%) Perl
11 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.63%) Ruby
11 2 (0.63%) ABAP
12 1 (0.32%) PHP5
12 1 (0.32%) AWK
12 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (23.49%) ISTQB
2 64 (20.32%) Degree
3 40 (12.70%) ISEB
3 40 (12.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 32 (10.16%) Security Cleared
5 22 (6.98%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.90%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.95%) IC3 Certification
10 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.63%) CCNP
10 2 (0.63%) CCNA
11 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (38.41%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.27%) Terminal Services
3 3 (0.95%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.32%) NFS
4 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.32%) XenApp
4 1 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 89 (28.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.63%) Puppet
2 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.63%) Ansible
2 2 (0.63%) Netcool
2 2 (0.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.32%) vMotion
3 1 (0.32%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 93 (29.52%) HP
2 65 (20.63%) Oracle
3 64 (20.32%) Microsoft
4 24 (7.62%) VMware
5 10 (3.17%) IBM
6 9 (2.86%) Citrix
7 8 (2.54%) SAP
8 7 (2.22%) Pega
9 6 (1.90%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.90%) BT
10 5 (1.59%) TOWER Software
11 4 (1.27%) Capita
11 4 (1.27%) EMC
12 3 (0.95%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.63%) Tableau
13 2 (0.63%) Telerik
13 2 (0.63%) Meridio
14 1 (0.32%) Brocade
14 1 (0.32%) DataFlux
14 1 (0.32%) NetApp
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