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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 308 337 339
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +2
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 132 91 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.43% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.55% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 106 77 88
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
17582 16505 17534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.90% 78.13% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13562 13492 14845
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +59 70 £47,250 +5.00% 8
Buckinghamshire - 19 £45,000 - 6
Berkshire +2 18 £37,500 -37.50% 4
Hampshire -21 13 £43,500 -8.42% 2
Kent +2 4 £70,000 - 1
Middlesex -2 4 £38,500 -
Oxfordshire -1 2 £40,000 +40.35%
East Sussex -26 2 £37,500 -21.46%
West Sussex -29 1 £27,500 -11.29% 4
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 140 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (43.21%) SQL
3 99 (35.36%) Degree
4 98 (35.00%) Finance
5 97 (34.64%) C#
6 80 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
7 75 (26.79%) .NET
8 73 (26.07%) Java
8 73 (26.07%) Visual Studio
9 72 (25.71%) Test Automation
9 72 (25.71%) Computer Science
9 72 (25.71%) User Stories
10 71 (25.36%) SQL Server
10 71 (25.36%) Microsoft
11 58 (20.71%) Regression Testing
11 58 (20.71%) JMeter
11 58 (20.71%) QuickTest Pro
11 58 (20.71%) LoadRunner
12 57 (20.36%) NUnit
12 57 (20.36%) Unit Testing
13 54 (19.29%) ISTQB
13 54 (19.29%) ISEB
14 52 (18.57%) Software Engineering
14 52 (18.57%) Selenium
15 50 (17.86%) Rhino Mocks
15 50 (17.86%) Workflow
16 49 (17.50%) Software Testing
17 48 (17.14%) Workflow Management
17 48 (17.14%) Validation
18 47 (16.79%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.79%) IIS
3 4 (1.43%) Apache
4 3 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.07%) Lync
5 2 (0.71%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (0.71%) Content Management Server
5 2 (0.71%) CMS
5 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.36%) SAS
6 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.36%) Drupal
6 1 (0.36%) nginx
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.14%) SaaS
2 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.43%) Trello
4 2 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.36%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.57%) SAN
2 10 (3.57%) WAN
3 9 (3.21%) HTTP
3 9 (3.21%) LAN
4 8 (2.86%) SSL
5 6 (2.14%) VPN
5 6 (2.14%) Firewall
6 5 (1.79%) Internet
7 3 (1.07%) Network Security
7 3 (1.07%) DNS
7 3 (1.07%) SNMP
8 2 (0.71%) SMTP
8 2 (0.71%) DHCP
8 2 (0.71%) FTP
8 2 (0.71%) ATM
8 2 (0.71%) ISDN
8 2 (0.71%) NAS
8 2 (0.71%) IMAP
9 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (25.36%) SQL Server
2 35 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 24 (8.57%) MySQL
4 13 (4.64%) Big Data
5 10 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.79%) IDOL
9 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 73 (26.07%) Visual Studio
2 58 (20.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 58 (20.71%) LoadRunner
2 58 (20.71%) JMeter
3 57 (20.36%) NUnit
4 52 (18.57%) Selenium
5 50 (17.86%) Rhino Mocks
6 37 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (9.29%) WinRunner
8 17 (6.07%) TestDirector
9 12 (4.29%) Git (software)
9 12 (4.29%) eggPlant
10 11 (3.93%) JIRA
11 10 (3.57%) JUnit
11 10 (3.57%) SoapUI
12 8 (2.86%) SilkPerformer
13 7 (2.50%) MbUnit
14 6 (2.14%) WebDriver
14 6 (2.14%) Cucumber
14 6 (2.14%) Jenkins
General
1 98 (35.00%) Finance
2 21 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.00%) Retail
4 9 (3.21%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.50%) Law
5 7 (2.50%) Military
5 7 (2.50%) Banking
6 6 (2.14%) Marketing
6 6 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.71%) Electronics
7 2 (0.71%) Automotive
7 2 (0.71%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (27.14%) Analyst
2 71 (25.36%) Developer
3 68 (24.29%) Tester
4 62 (22.14%) Test Analyst
5 35 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 33 (11.79%) Test Engineer
7 28 (10.00%) Software Developer
8 25 (8.93%) Performance Tester
9 24 (8.57%) Software Engineer
9 24 (8.57%) Test Manager
10 22 (7.86%) QA Engineer
11 20 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
12 17 (6.07%) Performance Test Analyst
12 17 (6.07%) Performance Analyst
13 14 (5.00%) QA Tester
13 14 (5.00%) Senior Tester
13 14 (5.00%) .NET Developer
13 14 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
14 13 (4.64%) Automation Engineer
14 13 (4.64%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (26.79%) .NET
2 43 (15.36%) HTML
3 39 (13.93%) CSS
4 33 (11.79%) HTML5
4 33 (11.79%) CSS3
5 22 (7.86%) ASP.NET
6 17 (6.07%) XML
7 11 (3.93%) Web Services
8 10 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (3.21%) Ajax
10 8 (2.86%) LAMP
11 6 (2.14%) JSON
11 6 (2.14%) JSF
11 6 (2.14%) J2EE
12 5 (1.79%) SOAP
12 5 (1.79%) XSLT
12 5 (1.79%) Middleware
12 5 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (1.79%) Hibernate
13 4 (1.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 72 (25.71%) Computer Science
2 42 (15.00%) Mathematics
3 24 (8.57%) Open Source
4 15 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.14%) User Experience
7 5 (1.79%) Statistics
7 5 (1.79%) PKI
8 4 (1.43%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.43%) Clustering
8 4 (1.43%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.71%) Xbox
9 2 (0.71%) Replication
9 2 (0.71%) DTV
9 2 (0.71%) EFT
10 1 (0.36%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.36%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 43 (15.36%) Windows
2 22 (7.86%) Linux
3 19 (6.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (3.21%) UNIX
4 9 (3.21%) Windows XP
5 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.79%) Windows 8
5 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.07%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.71%) CentOS
7 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.36%) Debian
8 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (25.71%) Test Automation
2 72 (25.71%) User Stories
3 58 (20.71%) Regression Testing
4 57 (20.36%) Unit Testing
5 52 (18.57%) Software Engineering
6 50 (17.86%) Workflow
7 49 (17.50%) Software Testing
8 48 (17.14%) Workflow Management
8 48 (17.14%) Validation
9 46 (16.43%) Test Scripting
10 45 (16.07%) Code Coverage
11 40 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
12 36 (12.86%) Scrum
13 33 (11.79%) Automated Testing
14 30 (10.71%) BDD
15 28 (10.00%) Manual Testing
16 27 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
17 25 (8.93%) Load Testing
17 25 (8.93%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 121 (43.21%) SQL
2 97 (34.64%) C#
3 73 (26.07%) Java
4 42 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 34 (12.14%) Python
6 26 (9.29%) C++
7 21 (7.50%) PL/SQL
8 15 (5.36%) Perl
9 13 (4.64%) PHP
10 5 (1.79%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.43%) VB
11 4 (1.43%) Ruby
11 4 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.43%) C
12 3 (1.07%) VBScript
13 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 99 (35.36%) Degree
2 54 (19.29%) ISTQB
2 54 (19.29%) ISEB
3 36 (12.86%) Security Cleared
4 28 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 13 (4.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (3.21%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.43%) MCSE
10 3 (1.07%) MCSA
10 3 (1.07%) CCNA
10 3 (1.07%) CISSP
10 3 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.07%) MCITP
11 2 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.36%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.36%) MCP
12 1 (0.36%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (16.79%) QA
2 6 (2.14%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.71%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 7 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.07%) vCloud
3 3 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.36%) NFS
4 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.36%) SRDF
4 1 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.36%) vSphere
4 1 (0.36%) KVM
Systems Management
1 80 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.79%) Puppet
2 5 (1.79%) Netcool
2 5 (1.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.36%) Nagios
3 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.36%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 71 (25.36%) Microsoft
2 47 (16.79%) Oracle
3 24 (8.57%) HP
4 12 (4.29%) TOWER Software
5 10 (3.57%) Fujitsu
6 9 (3.21%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.86%) CA
8 7 (2.50%) VMware
9 6 (2.14%) EMC
10 5 (1.79%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.79%) Meridio
11 4 (1.43%) Zend
11 4 (1.43%) Citrix
11 4 (1.43%) Cisco
12 3 (1.07%) SAP
12 3 (1.07%) Juniper
12 3 (1.07%) Capita
13 2 (0.71%) Telerik
14 1 (0.36%) Brocade
14 1 (0.36%) Percona
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Career, Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe
Church International
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey, Crawley, Epsom, Sussex, M23/M25 Corridor,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
TRG
Salary: 45000-50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
High Wycombe
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 11 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago