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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 184 196 185
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 55 39 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.92% 0.64% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.77% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 44 37 26
Average salary £32,000 £38,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -16.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,300 £41,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +9.31%
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
4982 5036 4206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.10% 82.60% 80.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4154 4082 3701
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 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 3 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 -6 26 £30,000 -11.76%
Gloucestershire +11 19 £34,500 -9.21% 2
Dorset - 7 £57,500 -
Wiltshire -27 3 £32,000 -13.51% 1
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 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 55 (52.38%) SQL
2 50 (47.62%) Finance
3 44 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (40.00%) XML
5 39 (37.14%) IIS
6 35 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 34 (32.38%) Coaching
8 32 (30.48%) Software Testing
9 31 (29.52%) ISEB
10 30 (28.57%) C#
10 30 (28.57%) Test Scripting
11 29 (27.62%) Oracle
12 27 (25.71%) Non-Functional Testing
13 26 (24.76%) Test Strategy
13 26 (24.76%) .NET
14 25 (23.81%) Web Services
15 23 (21.90%) Visual Studio
15 23 (21.90%) Windows
15 23 (21.90%) Mentoring
16 22 (20.95%) Security Cleared
16 22 (20.95%) Load Testing
16 22 (20.95%) QA
16 22 (20.95%) ASP.NET
16 22 (20.95%) JavaScript
17 21 (20.00%) C++
17 21 (20.00%) HTML
17 21 (20.00%) Java
17 21 (20.00%) VB
18 19 (18.10%) XML Schema
18 19 (18.10%) WSDL

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 39 (37.14%) IIS
2 17 (16.19%) SharePoint
3 11 (10.48%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) MS Office
3 2 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.90%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 16 (15.24%) Changepoint
2 5 (4.76%) Temenos T24
2 5 (4.76%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.71%) Internet
3 3 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (15.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (15.24%) SQL Server 2000
3 16 (15.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (15.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.76%) OLTP
6 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 23 (21.90%) Visual Studio
2 16 (15.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (14.29%) Selenium
4 11 (10.48%) JMeter
5 10 (9.52%) WebDriver
6 7 (6.67%) JUnit
7 6 (5.71%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.71%) SpecFlow
7 6 (5.71%) NeoLoad
8 5 (4.76%) TestDirector
9 4 (3.81%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.81%) NUnit
9 4 (3.81%) TestNG
9 4 (3.81%) JIRA
10 3 (2.86%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.90%) TestPartner
11 2 (1.90%) Appium
11 2 (1.90%) Calabash
11 2 (1.90%) eggPlant
12 1 (0.95%) JDeveloper
General
1 50 (47.62%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Banking
3 5 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.81%) Retail
5 2 (1.90%) Publishing
6 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (48.57%) Analyst
2 49 (46.67%) Test Analyst
3 20 (19.05%) Developer
4 15 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
5 12 (11.43%) Test Engineer
5 12 (11.43%) Software Developer
6 9 (8.57%) Tester
7 8 (7.62%) Test Leader
8 5 (4.76%) Graduate
8 5 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Graduate Software Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Test Manager
10 3 (2.86%) Junior
10 3 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.86%) Systems Tester
10 3 (2.86%) Junior Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (40.00%) XML
2 26 (24.76%) .NET
3 25 (23.81%) Web Services
4 22 (20.95%) ASP.NET
5 21 (20.00%) HTML
6 19 (18.10%) WSDL
6 19 (18.10%) XML Schema
6 19 (18.10%) .NET Framework
7 17 (16.19%) XSLT
8 16 (15.24%) XHTML
8 16 (15.24%) LINQ
8 16 (15.24%) XSL
8 16 (15.24%) COM+
9 7 (6.67%) ADO.NET
10 6 (5.71%) WinForms
10 6 (5.71%) WCF
10 6 (5.71%) WPF
11 5 (4.76%) Middleware
12 4 (3.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.76%) Statistics
4 4 (3.81%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.90%) Windows
2 12 (11.43%) Linux
3 9 (8.57%) UNIX
4 5 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (32.38%) Coaching
3 32 (30.48%) Software Testing
4 30 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 27 (25.71%) Non-Functional Testing
6 26 (24.76%) Test Strategy
7 23 (21.90%) Mentoring
8 22 (20.95%) Load Testing
9 17 (16.19%) Scrum
10 16 (15.24%) MVC
11 15 (14.29%) Automated Testing
12 14 (13.33%) Test Automation
13 11 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (6.67%) Test Management
15 7 (6.67%) Software Delivery
15 7 (6.67%) Open Source
16 6 (5.71%) System Testing
17 5 (4.76%) V-Model
17 5 (4.76%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (52.38%) SQL
2 30 (28.57%) C#
3 22 (20.95%) JavaScript
4 21 (20.00%) C++
4 21 (20.00%) Java
4 21 (20.00%) VB
5 16 (15.24%) VB6
5 16 (15.24%) T-SQL
5 16 (15.24%) PHP
6 9 (8.57%) Ruby
7 8 (7.62%) C
8 6 (5.71%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.81%) Groovy
9 4 (3.81%) Python
9 4 (3.81%) Perl
10 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.95%) XQuery
10 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (29.52%) ISEB
2 22 (20.95%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (5.71%) ISTQB
5 5 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.90%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.95%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (27.62%) Oracle
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.76%) Green Hat
4 2 (1.90%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.95%) Informatica
5 1 (0.95%) Google
5 1 (0.95%) Siebel
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