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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 190 168 186
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 48 52 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.78% 0.95% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.16% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 32
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,750 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
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
5121 4493 4331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.32% 81.97% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4265 3791 3805
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 1 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 1 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 32 £32,500 -14.47%
Bristol +2 11 £42,500 +24.08% 1
Wiltshire -24 4 £50,750 +45.00%
Dorset -27 1 £57,500 +4.54%
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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 43 (50.59%) Finance
2 38 (44.71%) SQL
3 31 (36.47%) ISEB
4 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (30.59%) Mentoring
4 26 (30.59%) Coaching
5 25 (29.41%) C#
5 25 (29.41%) Test Scripting
6 24 (28.24%) XML
7 23 (27.06%) Java
7 23 (27.06%) Test Strategy
8 20 (23.53%) .NET
9 18 (21.18%) ISTQB
10 17 (20.00%) Web Services
11 15 (17.65%) IIS
11 15 (17.65%) Load Testing
12 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
12 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET
12 14 (16.47%) Selenium
12 14 (16.47%) Test Automation
12 14 (16.47%) Non-Functional Testing
13 13 (15.29%) Linux
13 13 (15.29%) Knowledge Management
13 13 (15.29%) QA
13 13 (15.29%) WebDriver
14 12 (14.12%) Software Testing
14 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
14 12 (14.12%) Line Management
15 11 (12.94%) Oracle
15 11 (12.94%) Test Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 15 (17.65%) IIS
2 7 (8.24%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.18%) JBoss
3 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Changepoint
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.18%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.18%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.71%) DNS
2 4 (4.71%) Internet
3 2 (2.35%) LAN
3 2 (2.35%) WAN
3 2 (2.35%) Network Security
4 1 (1.18%) NAS
4 1 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.18%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.18%) SAN
4 1 (1.18%) Firewall
4 1 (1.18%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
1 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) Selenium
2 13 (15.29%) WebDriver
3 8 (9.41%) JMeter
4 7 (8.24%) NUnit
4 7 (8.24%) JIRA
4 7 (8.24%) JUnit
4 7 (8.24%) Visual Studio
4 7 (8.24%) Eclipse
4 7 (8.24%) Cucumber
4 7 (8.24%) SpecFlow
4 7 (8.24%) TestNG
4 7 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.24%) NeoLoad
5 2 (2.35%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.35%) TestPartner
6 1 (1.18%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.18%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.18%) Liquibase
6 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
General
1 43 (50.59%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Publishing
3 1 (1.18%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
3 1 (1.18%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (34.12%) Analyst
2 25 (29.41%) Test Analyst
3 16 (18.82%) Developer
4 11 (12.94%) Tester
5 8 (9.41%) Architect
5 8 (9.41%) Integration Architect
5 8 (9.41%) Test Architect
6 7 (8.24%) Test Leader
7 6 (7.06%) Test Automation Specialist
7 6 (7.06%) Automation Specialist
7 6 (7.06%) Test Specialist
8 5 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.88%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Test Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Software Tester
10 3 (3.53%) Systems Tester
10 3 (3.53%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.24%) XML
2 20 (23.53%) .NET
3 17 (20.00%) Web Services
4 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET
5 10 (11.76%) WSDL
5 10 (11.76%) XML Schema
5 10 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 8 (9.41%) XSLT
7 7 (8.24%) XHTML
7 7 (8.24%) WCF
7 7 (8.24%) WPF
7 7 (8.24%) LINQ
7 7 (8.24%) WinForms
7 7 (8.24%) COM+
7 7 (8.24%) ADO.NET
7 7 (8.24%) XSL
7 7 (8.24%) HTML
8 5 (5.88%) SOAP
9 2 (2.35%) JDBC
10 1 (1.18%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.29%) Linux
2 10 (11.76%) UNIX
3 9 (10.59%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (30.59%) Mentoring
1 26 (30.59%) Coaching
2 25 (29.41%) Test Scripting
3 23 (27.06%) Test Strategy
4 15 (17.65%) Load Testing
5 14 (16.47%) Test Automation
5 14 (16.47%) Non-Functional Testing
6 13 (15.29%) Knowledge Management
7 12 (14.12%) Software Testing
7 12 (14.12%) Line Management
8 11 (12.94%) Test Management
9 10 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (11.76%) Scrum
10 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.24%) MVC
12 6 (7.06%) Automated Testing
12 6 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (5.88%) System Testing
13 5 (5.88%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.71%) SQL
2 25 (29.41%) C#
3 23 (27.06%) Java
4 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.76%) Ruby
5 10 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 9 (10.59%) Groovy
6 9 (10.59%) C++
7 8 (9.41%) PHP
8 7 (8.24%) VB6
8 7 (8.24%) Perl
8 7 (8.24%) T-SQL
8 7 (8.24%) VB
8 7 (8.24%) Python
9 4 (4.71%) C
10 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.18%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 31 (36.47%) ISEB
2 18 (21.18%) ISTQB
3 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
4 11 (12.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (10.59%) ISEB Practitioner
6 7 (8.24%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.53%) Degree
7 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.18%) MCTS
8 1 (1.18%) MCITP
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.18%) MCP
8 1 (1.18%) MCSE
8 1 (1.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.18%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 11 (12.94%) Oracle
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.35%) Siebel
3 2 (2.35%) Informatica
3 2 (2.35%) Google
4 1 (1.18%) F5
4 1 (1.18%) New Relic
4 1 (1.18%) McAfee
4 1 (1.18%) VMware
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco
4 1 (1.18%) SAP
4 1 (1.18%) HP
4 1 (1.18%) Citrix
4 1 (1.18%) Juniper
Taunton, Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago