The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 194 196 190
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 46 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.78% 0.54% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.65% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 34 32 21
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4945 5083 4251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 84.16% 82.70% 81.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4176 4141 3657
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the South West region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in the South West

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in the South West

Performance Testing
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Bristol +1 20 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Gloucestershire -11 9 £37,500 -1.31% 2
Wiltshire -12 9 £32,500 -9.09% 4
Dorset - 7 £57,500 -
Devon - 1 £30,000 -
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 43 (47.25%) SQL
2 40 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (42.86%) Finance
4 32 (35.16%) IIS
4 32 (35.16%) XML
5 30 (32.97%) SQL Server
6 29 (31.87%) Oracle
7 28 (30.77%) Software Testing
8 27 (29.67%) ISEB
9 26 (28.57%) Test Scripting
10 25 (27.47%) Security Cleared
11 24 (26.37%) Non-Functional Testing
11 24 (26.37%) Coaching
12 22 (24.18%) QA
12 22 (24.18%) C#
13 21 (23.08%) Web Services
13 21 (23.08%) Visual Studio
13 21 (23.08%) Windows
14 20 (21.98%) Test Strategy
15 19 (20.88%) .NET
15 19 (20.88%) SharePoint
16 17 (18.68%) Load Testing
17 16 (17.58%) Mentoring
17 16 (17.58%) VB
17 16 (17.58%) C++
17 16 (17.58%) HTML
17 16 (17.58%) Java
17 16 (17.58%) JavaScript
17 16 (17.58%) Automated Testing
18 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 32 (35.16%) IIS
2 19 (20.88%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.89%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.20%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Changepoint
2 5 (5.49%) Temenos T24
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.49%) Internet
3 2 (2.20%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (32.97%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (12.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (12.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 11 (12.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (12.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.59%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (5.49%) OLTP
5 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 21 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 15 (16.48%) Selenium
3 11 (12.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (12.09%) JMeter
4 7 (7.69%) JUnit
4 7 (7.69%) LoadRunner
4 7 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 5 (5.49%) TestDirector
6 4 (4.40%) Cucumber
6 4 (4.40%) SpecFlow
6 4 (4.40%) NeoLoad
7 3 (3.30%) JIRA
8 2 (2.20%) Appium
8 2 (2.20%) TestNG
8 2 (2.20%) Calabash
8 2 (2.20%) eggPlant
8 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.20%) NUnit
8 2 (2.20%) TestPartner
9 1 (1.10%) JDeveloper
General
1 39 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Banking
2 5 (5.49%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.40%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (51.65%) Analyst
2 46 (50.55%) Test Analyst
3 15 (16.48%) Developer
3 15 (16.48%) Software Test Analyst
4 14 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 13 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 5 (5.49%) Graduate
7 5 (5.49%) Tester
7 5 (5.49%) Graduate Software Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Junior
9 3 (3.30%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Junior Software Developer
10 2 (2.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 2 (2.20%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.16%) XML
2 21 (23.08%) Web Services
3 19 (20.88%) .NET
4 16 (17.58%) HTML
5 15 (16.48%) ASP.NET
6 14 (15.38%) WSDL
6 14 (15.38%) XML Schema
6 14 (15.38%) .NET Framework
7 12 (13.19%) XSLT
8 11 (12.09%) XHTML
8 11 (12.09%) COM+
8 11 (12.09%) XSL
8 11 (12.09%) LINQ
9 5 (5.49%) Middleware
10 4 (4.40%) WinForms
10 4 (4.40%) WCF
10 4 (4.40%) WPF
11 3 (3.30%) SOAP
12 1 (1.10%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.49%) Statistics
4 3 (3.30%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.20%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.08%) Windows
2 10 (10.99%) Linux
3 9 (9.89%) UNIX
4 5 (5.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 26 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 24 (26.37%) Non-Functional Testing
4 24 (26.37%) Coaching
5 20 (21.98%) Test Strategy
6 17 (18.68%) Load Testing
7 16 (17.58%) Automated Testing
7 16 (17.58%) Mentoring
8 15 (16.48%) Test Automation
9 14 (15.38%) Scrum
10 11 (12.09%) MVC
11 10 (10.99%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (9.89%) Test Management
13 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (7.69%) Software Delivery
13 7 (7.69%) Open Source
14 6 (6.59%) Functional Testing
14 6 (6.59%) Test Planning
14 6 (6.59%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (47.25%) SQL
2 22 (24.18%) C#
3 16 (17.58%) C++
3 16 (17.58%) Java
3 16 (17.58%) JavaScript
3 16 (17.58%) VB
4 11 (12.09%) VB6
4 11 (12.09%) T-SQL
4 11 (12.09%) PHP
5 8 (8.79%) C
6 7 (7.69%) Ruby
7 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.20%) Groovy
8 2 (2.20%) Python
8 2 (2.20%) Perl
9 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.10%) XQuery
9 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (29.67%) ISEB
2 25 (27.47%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.40%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.40%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.20%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (24.18%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (5.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (31.87%) Oracle
2 5 (5.49%) Green Hat
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.49%) HP
3 2 (2.20%) SOASTA, Inc
3 2 (2.20%) SAP
3 2 (2.20%) IBM
4 1 (1.10%) Siebel
4 1 (1.10%) Informatica
4 1 (1.10%) Google
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