The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 183 184 182
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 40 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 0.55% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.70% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 38 26 25
Average salary £38,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £55,000 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,251
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4861 4154 4257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.28% 79.11% 77.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3941 3631 3746
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Performance Testing
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Wiltshire +7 20 £39,000 +36.84% 1
Bristol +12 11 £34,000 +33.33% 2
Gloucestershire 0 7 £38,000 -17.39% 2
Somerset -25 2 £41,500 +16.90%
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 53 (57.61%) Java
2 48 (52.17%) SQL
2 48 (52.17%) Eclipse
3 47 (51.09%) Oracle
3 47 (51.09%) Subversion
3 47 (51.09%) Selenium
4 46 (50.00%) JMeter
5 45 (48.91%) Unit Testing
6 43 (46.74%) Maven
6 43 (46.74%) NetBeans
6 43 (46.74%) Spring
6 43 (46.74%) Ant
6 43 (46.74%) EJB
6 43 (46.74%) OO
6 43 (46.74%) JPA
6 43 (46.74%) EJB 3.0
7 42 (45.65%) Jenkins
7 42 (45.65%) Web Services
8 40 (43.48%) JSF
8 40 (43.48%) Java EE
8 40 (43.48%) Hudson
9 20 (21.74%) Degree
10 18 (19.57%) Linux
11 17 (18.48%) LoadRunner
11 17 (18.48%) ISEB
12 16 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (16.30%) C++
14 13 (14.13%) .NET
14 13 (14.13%) Penetration Testing
15 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.09%) SmartPlant
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.96%) LAN
1 11 (11.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.26%) MySQL
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) JasperReports
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.09%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 48 (52.17%) Eclipse
2 47 (51.09%) Subversion
2 47 (51.09%) Selenium
3 46 (50.00%) JMeter
4 43 (46.74%) NetBeans
4 43 (46.74%) Ant
4 43 (46.74%) Maven
5 42 (45.65%) Jenkins
6 40 (43.48%) Hudson
7 17 (18.48%) LoadRunner
8 8 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (6.52%) Visual Studio
10 4 (4.35%) MSBuild
11 3 (3.26%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (2.17%) SoapUI
12 2 (2.17%) FitNesse
12 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
13 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
13 1 (1.09%) WATIR
13 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (9.78%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Retail
3 4 (4.35%) Legal
4 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (50.00%) Developer
2 43 (46.74%) Java Developer
3 31 (33.70%) Senior Developer
3 31 (33.70%) Senior Java Developer
4 26 (28.26%) Tester
5 13 (14.13%) Software Tester
6 10 (10.87%) Junior Developer
6 10 (10.87%) Junior
6 10 (10.87%) Junior Java Developer
7 9 (9.78%) Senior Tester
8 7 (7.61%) Senior Software Tester
9 4 (4.35%) Automation Tester
9 4 (4.35%) Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.26%) Consultant
10 3 (3.26%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (2.17%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.17%) Test Manager
11 2 (2.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (46.74%) Spring
1 43 (46.74%) EJB
1 43 (46.74%) JPA
1 43 (46.74%) EJB 3.0
2 42 (45.65%) Web Services
3 40 (43.48%) JSF
3 40 (43.48%) Java EE
4 13 (14.13%) .NET
5 8 (8.70%) SOAP
6 6 (6.52%) Java EE 5
6 6 (6.52%) Servlets
6 6 (6.52%) HTML
6 6 (6.52%) COM
6 6 (6.52%) XML
7 5 (5.43%) GWT
7 5 (5.43%) OSGi
8 2 (2.17%) J2EE
9 1 (1.09%) XSLT
9 1 (1.09%) J2ME
9 1 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Mathematics
2 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.17%) SWIFT
3 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.57%) Linux
2 11 (11.96%) UNIX
3 9 (9.78%) Windows
4 7 (7.61%) Android
4 7 (7.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.91%) Unit Testing
2 43 (46.74%) OO
3 16 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (14.13%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 11 (11.96%) Software Testing
6 11 (11.96%) ITIL
7 10 (10.87%) Test Management
7 10 (10.87%) Test Strategy
8 8 (8.70%) Test Scripting
8 8 (8.70%) Scrum
8 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.61%) Data Security
10 6 (6.52%) UML
10 6 (6.52%) Multithreading
11 5 (5.43%) Integration Testing
11 5 (5.43%) Scalability Testing
12 4 (4.35%) Stress Testing
13 3 (3.26%) Document Management
13 3 (3.26%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (57.61%) Java
2 48 (52.17%) SQL
3 15 (16.30%) C++
4 12 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 10 (10.87%) C
5 10 (10.87%) C#
6 9 (9.78%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.52%) VB
7 6 (6.52%) VB6
8 3 (3.26%) Groovy
9 1 (1.09%) XQuery
9 1 (1.09%) PHP
9 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (21.74%) Degree
2 17 (18.48%) ISEB
3 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 11 (11.96%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) QA
Vendors
1 47 (51.09%) Oracle
2 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.52%) Telerik
4 1 (1.09%) Informatica
4 1 (1.09%) Intergraph
4 1 (1.09%) Siebel
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