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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 208 182 179
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -3
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 26 27 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.53% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.65% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 31
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £44,800 £50,000
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4965 4160 4361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.27% 81.83% 75.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4044 3572 3843
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 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 17 September 2014.

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 17 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
Bristol +4 10 £35,000 -20.45% 1
Wiltshire -12 7 £39,000 +16.41%
Somerset -15 5 £31,000 -9.48% 2
Gloucestershire +4 4 £38,000 +52.00% 3
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 29 (42.03%) Java
2 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (31.88%) SQL
4 20 (28.99%) Oracle
4 20 (28.99%) Eclipse
4 20 (28.99%) Subversion
4 20 (28.99%) Selenium
4 20 (28.99%) Unit Testing
5 19 (27.54%) JMeter
6 18 (26.09%) OO
6 18 (26.09%) Degree
7 17 (24.64%) Ant
7 17 (24.64%) EJB
7 17 (24.64%) Web Services
7 17 (24.64%) NetBeans
7 17 (24.64%) Spring
7 17 (24.64%) Maven
7 17 (24.64%) JPA
7 17 (24.64%) EJB 3.0
8 16 (23.19%) ISEB
8 16 (23.19%) Automated Testing
9 15 (21.74%) C++
9 15 (21.74%) .NET
9 15 (21.74%) Software Testing
10 14 (20.29%) JSF
10 14 (20.29%) Java EE
10 14 (20.29%) Test Management
10 14 (20.29%) Hudson
10 14 (20.29%) Jenkins
11 13 (18.84%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 5 (7.25%) CMS
2 3 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (4.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) SAP CRM
1 3 (4.35%) SAP ERP
1 3 (4.35%) SAP ECC
2 1 (1.45%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) LAN
1 9 (13.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.35%) MySQL
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.35%) SAP BW
2 3 (4.35%) JasperReports
3 1 (1.45%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (28.99%) Eclipse
1 20 (28.99%) Subversion
1 20 (28.99%) Selenium
2 19 (27.54%) JMeter
3 17 (24.64%) NetBeans
3 17 (24.64%) Maven
3 17 (24.64%) Ant
4 14 (20.29%) Hudson
4 14 (20.29%) Jenkins
5 13 (18.84%) LoadRunner
6 10 (14.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
8 4 (5.80%) MSBuild
9 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.90%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (2.90%) WATIR
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Legal
3 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 3 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (40.58%) Tester
2 23 (33.33%) Developer
3 18 (26.09%) Java Developer
4 17 (24.64%) Senior Developer
5 14 (20.29%) Software Tester
5 14 (20.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (17.39%) Senior Tester
7 10 (14.49%) Senior Software Tester
8 8 (11.59%) Analyst
8 8 (11.59%) Test Analyst
9 6 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) Automation Tester
11 3 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
12 2 (2.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 2 (2.90%) Applications Support Engineer
12 2 (2.90%) Software Developer
12 2 (2.90%) Support Engineer
12 2 (2.90%) Applications Support
13 1 (1.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) EJB
1 17 (24.64%) Web Services
1 17 (24.64%) Spring
1 17 (24.64%) JPA
1 17 (24.64%) EJB 3.0
2 15 (21.74%) .NET
3 14 (20.29%) JSF
3 14 (20.29%) Java EE
4 7 (10.14%) HTML
4 7 (10.14%) XML
5 6 (8.70%) COM
6 4 (5.80%) Servlets
6 4 (5.80%) SOAP
6 4 (5.80%) GWT
6 4 (5.80%) Java EE 5
6 4 (5.80%) OSGi
7 3 (4.35%) SAP PI
7 3 (4.35%) SAP ALE
7 3 (4.35%) SAP XI
8 2 (2.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Mathematics
2 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) Open Source
5 1 (1.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Linux
2 9 (13.04%) UNIX
2 9 (13.04%) Windows
3 5 (7.25%) Android
3 5 (7.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.99%) Unit Testing
3 18 (26.09%) OO
4 16 (23.19%) Automated Testing
5 15 (21.74%) Software Testing
6 14 (20.29%) Test Management
7 10 (14.49%) Scrum
8 9 (13.04%) ITIL
8 9 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (13.04%) Test Strategy
9 8 (11.59%) Test Scripting
9 8 (11.59%) UML
9 8 (11.59%) Data Security
10 7 (10.14%) Scalability Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Line Management
12 4 (5.80%) Multithreading
12 4 (5.80%) Test Automation
12 4 (5.80%) Waterfall
12 4 (5.80%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) Java
2 22 (31.88%) SQL
3 15 (21.74%) C++
4 10 (14.49%) C#
5 9 (13.04%) C
5 9 (13.04%) VB.NET
5 9 (13.04%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.70%) VB6
6 6 (8.70%) VB
7 3 (4.35%) ABAP
7 3 (4.35%) Groovy
8 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) Degree
2 16 (23.19%) ISEB
3 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
4 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
5 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 5 (7.25%) ISTQB
7 4 (5.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Oracle
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.59%) Telerik
4 3 (4.35%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.35%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) Intergraph
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
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Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
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Gloucester
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