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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 199 169 182
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +13
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 45 51 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.73% 0.89% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.09% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 45 51 34
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £47,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £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
5107 4667 4247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.61% 81.66% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4173 3877 3725
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Gloucestershire +9 30 £33,500 -11.84%
Bristol -1 11 £42,500 +25.00% 2
Wiltshire -26 4 £50,750 +45.00%
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 46 (51.69%) Finance
2 43 (48.31%) SQL
3 34 (38.20%) Coaching
4 33 (37.08%) XML
5 30 (33.71%) ISEB
5 30 (33.71%) Test Scripting
6 29 (32.58%) C#
7 27 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (30.34%) Mentoring
8 26 (29.21%) Test Strategy
9 22 (24.72%) Java
9 22 (24.72%) .NET
10 21 (23.60%) IIS
10 21 (23.60%) Web Services
10 21 (23.60%) Load Testing
11 19 (21.35%) Non-Functional Testing
12 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET
12 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
12 17 (19.10%) Software Testing
13 15 (16.85%) Selenium
13 15 (16.85%) WebDriver
14 14 (15.73%) .NET Framework
14 14 (15.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 14 (15.73%) SQL Server
14 14 (15.73%) WSDL
14 14 (15.73%) XML Schema
15 13 (14.61%) Scrum
15 13 (14.61%) QA
16 12 (13.48%) Oracle
16 12 (13.48%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 21 (23.60%) IIS
2 7 (7.87%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Changepoint
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
1 7 (7.87%) Internet
2 4 (4.49%) DNS
3 2 (2.25%) LAN
3 2 (2.25%) WAN
3 2 (2.25%) Network Security
4 1 (1.12%) NAS
4 1 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.12%) Firewall
4 1 (1.12%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (12.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (11.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (11.24%) SQL Server 2000
3 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database
4 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Selenium
1 15 (16.85%) WebDriver
2 10 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (11.24%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.87%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.87%) JUnit
3 7 (7.87%) JMeter
3 7 (7.87%) NUnit
3 7 (7.87%) TestNG
3 7 (7.87%) Cucumber
3 7 (7.87%) SpecFlow
3 7 (7.87%) NeoLoad
4 5 (5.62%) JIRA
5 2 (2.25%) TestPartner
5 2 (2.25%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.12%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 46 (51.69%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Publishing
3 1 (1.12%) Banking
3 1 (1.12%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Marketing
3 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (42.70%) Analyst
2 35 (39.33%) Test Analyst
3 17 (19.10%) Developer
4 10 (11.24%) Tester
5 9 (10.11%) Test Leader
6 6 (6.74%) Test Automation Specialist
6 6 (6.74%) Automation Specialist
6 6 (6.74%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Test Specialist
7 5 (5.62%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.49%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Systems Tester
10 2 (2.25%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.25%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.25%) Test Team Leader
10 2 (2.25%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.08%) XML
2 22 (24.72%) .NET
3 21 (23.60%) Web Services
4 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET
5 14 (15.73%) WSDL
5 14 (15.73%) XML Schema
5 14 (15.73%) .NET Framework
6 11 (12.36%) XSLT
7 10 (11.24%) XHTML
7 10 (11.24%) LINQ
7 10 (11.24%) COM+
7 10 (11.24%) HTML
7 10 (11.24%) XSL
8 8 (8.99%) ADO.NET
9 7 (7.87%) WCF
9 7 (7.87%) WPF
9 7 (7.87%) WinForms
10 5 (5.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.48%) Windows
2 10 (11.24%) Linux
3 8 (8.99%) UNIX
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) Coaching
2 30 (33.71%) Test Scripting
3 27 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (30.34%) Mentoring
4 26 (29.21%) Test Strategy
5 21 (23.60%) Load Testing
6 19 (21.35%) Non-Functional Testing
7 17 (19.10%) Software Testing
8 13 (14.61%) Scrum
9 10 (11.24%) Test Automation
9 10 (11.24%) MVC
10 8 (8.99%) Automated Testing
10 8 (8.99%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (7.87%) Knowledge Management
12 5 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.62%) System Testing
12 5 (5.62%) Requirements Management
12 5 (5.62%) Test Management
12 5 (5.62%) Line Management
13 3 (3.37%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (48.31%) SQL
2 29 (32.58%) C#
3 22 (24.72%) Java
4 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.48%) C++
6 10 (11.24%) T-SQL
6 10 (11.24%) VB
6 10 (11.24%) PHP
6 10 (11.24%) VB6
7 9 (10.11%) Groovy
8 7 (7.87%) Ruby
8 7 (7.87%) Python
8 7 (7.87%) Perl
8 7 (7.87%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.49%) C
10 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.12%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 30 (33.71%) ISEB
2 14 (15.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
4 9 (10.11%) ISTQB
5 7 (7.87%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.37%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (2.25%) Degree
8 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.12%) MCTS
8 1 (1.12%) MCITP
8 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.12%) MCP
8 1 (1.12%) MCSE
8 1 (1.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.12%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Oracle
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.12%) HP
3 1 (1.12%) Citrix
3 1 (1.12%) Juniper
3 1 (1.12%) Informatica
3 1 (1.12%) McAfee
3 1 (1.12%) VMware
3 1 (1.12%) Google
3 1 (1.12%) F5
3 1 (1.12%) SAP
3 1 (1.12%) Siebel
3 1 (1.12%) Cisco
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