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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 190 183 171
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 46 43 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 0.73% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.90% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 44 42 40
Average salary £31,500 £36,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,050 £32,975
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £41,350 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
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
4771 4797 4188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.26% 81.78% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3972 3993 3683
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +10 23 £32,000 -15.78%
Bristol 0 17 £27,500 -19.11% 3
Dorset +9 4 £57,500 - 2
Wiltshire -27 2 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 50 (51.55%) SQL
2 49 (50.52%) Finance
3 38 (39.18%) XML
4 35 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (35.05%) Coaching
6 32 (32.99%) C#
7 31 (31.96%) IIS
7 31 (31.96%) Test Scripting
8 27 (27.84%) Mentoring
9 26 (26.80%) Test Strategy
9 26 (26.80%) SQL Server
10 25 (25.77%) .NET
10 25 (25.77%) ISEB
11 24 (24.74%) Web Services
12 22 (22.68%) Load Testing
13 21 (21.65%) Software Testing
13 21 (21.65%) Non-Functional Testing
13 21 (21.65%) Java
14 20 (20.62%) JavaScript
14 20 (20.62%) Oracle
14 20 (20.62%) ASP.NET
15 19 (19.59%) Windows
16 17 (17.53%) Visual Studio
16 17 (17.53%) WSDL
16 17 (17.53%) XML Schema
16 17 (17.53%) .NET Framework
16 17 (17.53%) QA
17 16 (16.49%) Selenium
17 16 (16.49%) Security Cleared
18 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (31.96%) IIS
2 10 (10.31%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.28%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Changepoint
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (2.06%) Temenos T24
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.03%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.22%) Internet
3 4 (4.12%) DNS
4 2 (2.06%) Network Security
5 1 (1.03%) Firewall
5 1 (1.03%) SAN
5 1 (1.03%) LAN
5 1 (1.03%) WAN
5 1 (1.03%) NAS
5 1 (1.03%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.80%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (14.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (14.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (13.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (13.40%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (7.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (7.22%) Oracle Database
6 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.06%) OLTP
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 17 (17.53%) Visual Studio
2 16 (16.49%) Selenium
3 14 (14.43%) WebDriver
4 13 (13.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (9.28%) JMeter
5 9 (9.28%) SpecFlow
5 9 (9.28%) Cucumber
6 7 (7.22%) JUnit
6 7 (7.22%) Eclipse
6 7 (7.22%) NUnit
6 7 (7.22%) TestNG
6 7 (7.22%) NeoLoad
7 5 (5.15%) JIRA
8 3 (3.09%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.06%) Appium
9 2 (2.06%) eggPlant
9 2 (2.06%) Calabash
9 2 (2.06%) TestPartner
9 2 (2.06%) TestDirector
10 1 (1.03%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 49 (50.52%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.06%) Publishing
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (46.39%) Analyst
2 42 (43.30%) Test Analyst
3 19 (19.59%) Developer
4 9 (9.28%) Tester
4 9 (9.28%) Software Test Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) Test Leader
5 8 (8.25%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Automation Specialist
6 6 (6.19%) Test Automation Specialist
6 6 (6.19%) Test Specialist
6 6 (6.19%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.15%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Graduate Software Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Graduate
8 4 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.12%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (39.18%) XML
2 25 (25.77%) .NET
3 24 (24.74%) Web Services
4 20 (20.62%) ASP.NET
5 17 (17.53%) WSDL
5 17 (17.53%) XML Schema
5 17 (17.53%) .NET Framework
6 14 (14.43%) XSLT
7 13 (13.40%) LINQ
7 13 (13.40%) HTML
7 13 (13.40%) COM+
7 13 (13.40%) XSL
7 13 (13.40%) XHTML
8 8 (8.25%) ADO.NET
9 7 (7.22%) WinForms
9 7 (7.22%) WCF
9 7 (7.22%) WPF
10 5 (5.15%) SOAP
11 2 (2.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.15%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.06%) Open Source
3 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.59%) Windows
2 11 (11.34%) Linux
3 9 (9.28%) UNIX
4 2 (2.06%) Solaris
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.05%) Coaching
3 31 (31.96%) Test Scripting
4 27 (27.84%) Mentoring
5 26 (26.80%) Test Strategy
6 22 (22.68%) Load Testing
7 21 (21.65%) Software Testing
7 21 (21.65%) Non-Functional Testing
8 15 (15.46%) Scrum
9 13 (13.40%) MVC
10 10 (10.31%) Test Automation
11 9 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (8.25%) Automated Testing
13 5 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (5.15%) Requirements Management
14 4 (4.12%) System Testing
14 4 (4.12%) Test Management
15 3 (3.09%) Business Intelligence
15 3 (3.09%) ETL
15 3 (3.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 50 (51.55%) SQL
2 32 (32.99%) C#
3 21 (21.65%) Java
4 20 (20.62%) JavaScript
5 14 (14.43%) C++
6 13 (13.40%) VB6
6 13 (13.40%) T-SQL
6 13 (13.40%) VB
6 13 (13.40%) PHP
7 8 (8.25%) Groovy
8 7 (7.22%) Perl
8 7 (7.22%) Python
8 7 (7.22%) Ruby
8 7 (7.22%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.09%) C
10 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.03%) XQuery
10 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (25.77%) ISEB
2 16 (16.49%) Security Cleared
3 11 (11.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (6.19%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.15%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.06%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.03%) MCSE
7 1 (1.03%) MCSA
7 1 (1.03%) MCP
7 1 (1.03%) Degree
7 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.03%) MCITP
7 1 (1.03%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.03%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 20 (20.62%) Oracle
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.06%) Green Hat
3 2 (2.06%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (1.03%) VMware
4 1 (1.03%) McAfee
4 1 (1.03%) Citrix
4 1 (1.03%) Juniper
4 1 (1.03%) Informatica
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco
4 1 (1.03%) HP
4 1 (1.03%) Siebel
4 1 (1.03%) SAP
4 1 (1.03%) Google
4 1 (1.03%) F5
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £35-55,000 + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive plus salary
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth, South, United Kingdom
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive plus salary
Posted: 17 days ago