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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 194 167 192
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +25
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 49 56 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 1.05% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.28% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 46 51 23
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% -20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £39,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.66% -6.25%
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
4962 4358 4309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.19% 81.75% 78.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4156 3642 3813
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 March 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 March 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 +17 32 £32,500 -14.47%
Bristol -2 14 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Wiltshire -30 2 £50,750 +56.15%
Dorset -24 1 £57,500 +9.52%
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 41 (46.07%) Finance
2 34 (38.20%) Mentoring
3 32 (35.96%) SQL
4 31 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (31.46%) ISEB
6 24 (26.97%) C#
7 23 (25.84%) Coaching
8 22 (24.72%) Java
9 21 (23.60%) .NET
10 20 (22.47%) ISTQB
11 19 (21.35%) Test Scripting
11 19 (21.35%) XML
12 18 (20.22%) QA
12 18 (20.22%) Test Strategy
13 17 (19.10%) Load Testing
13 17 (19.10%) Test Automation
14 16 (17.98%) Web Services
15 15 (16.85%) IIS
16 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET
16 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
16 14 (15.73%) Line Management
17 13 (14.61%) Test Management
17 13 (14.61%) Selenium
17 13 (14.61%) Software Testing
17 13 (14.61%) Windows
17 13 (14.61%) Linux
18 12 (13.48%) Knowledge Management
18 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
18 12 (13.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 11 (12.36%) WebDriver

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (16.85%) IIS
2 7 (7.87%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.62%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.12%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.12%) CMS
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Changepoint
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.12%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.12%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.12%) SAP ECC
4 1 (1.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.74%) Network Security
3 4 (4.49%) DNS
4 3 (3.37%) Firewall
5 2 (2.25%) VPN
5 2 (2.25%) LAN
5 2 (2.25%) WAN
5 2 (2.25%) Internet
6 1 (1.12%) NAS
6 1 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.12%) PuTTY
6 1 (1.12%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
1 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.12%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Selenium
2 11 (12.36%) WebDriver
3 8 (8.99%) Visual Studio
3 8 (8.99%) JMeter
4 7 (7.87%) NUnit
4 7 (7.87%) JUnit
4 7 (7.87%) Eclipse
4 7 (7.87%) Cucumber
4 7 (7.87%) SpecFlow
4 7 (7.87%) TestNG
4 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (7.87%) NeoLoad
4 7 (7.87%) JIRA
5 2 (2.25%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.12%) TestPartner
6 1 (1.12%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.12%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.12%) Liquibase
6 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
General
1 41 (46.07%) 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 28 (31.46%) Analyst
2 24 (26.97%) Test Analyst
3 15 (16.85%) Tester
3 15 (16.85%) Developer
4 11 (12.36%) Architect
5 8 (8.99%) Integration Architect
5 8 (8.99%) Test Architect
6 7 (7.87%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Senior Test Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Test Specialist
7 6 (6.74%) Software Tester
7 6 (6.74%) Test Automation Specialist
7 6 (6.74%) Automation Specialist
8 5 (5.62%) Test Leader
8 5 (5.62%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.62%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Tester
9 4 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Software Tester
10 3 (3.37%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.60%) .NET
2 19 (21.35%) XML
3 16 (17.98%) Web Services
4 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET
5 8 (8.99%) HTML
5 8 (8.99%) XSLT
5 8 (8.99%) WSDL
5 8 (8.99%) XML Schema
5 8 (8.99%) .NET Framework
6 7 (7.87%) WCF
6 7 (7.87%) WPF
6 7 (7.87%) LINQ
6 7 (7.87%) XHTML
6 7 (7.87%) XSL
6 7 (7.87%) COM+
6 7 (7.87%) ADO.NET
6 7 (7.87%) WinForms
7 5 (5.62%) SOAP
8 2 (2.25%) JDBC
9 1 (1.12%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) Windows
1 13 (14.61%) Linux
2 10 (11.24%) UNIX
3 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) Mentoring
2 31 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.84%) Coaching
4 19 (21.35%) Test Scripting
5 18 (20.22%) Test Strategy
6 17 (19.10%) Test Automation
6 17 (19.10%) Load Testing
7 14 (15.73%) Line Management
8 13 (14.61%) Test Management
8 13 (14.61%) Software Testing
9 12 (13.48%) Knowledge Management
10 10 (11.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (11.24%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (8.99%) Scrum
12 7 (7.87%) MVC
12 7 (7.87%) Unit Testing
13 6 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (5.62%) Security Testing
14 5 (5.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.96%) SQL
2 24 (26.97%) C#
3 22 (24.72%) Java
4 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
5 10 (11.24%) Ruby
5 10 (11.24%) Bash Shell
6 9 (10.11%) Groovy
6 9 (10.11%) C++
7 8 (8.99%) PHP
8 7 (7.87%) Python
8 7 (7.87%) Perl
8 7 (7.87%) T-SQL
8 7 (7.87%) VB
8 7 (7.87%) VB6
9 4 (4.49%) C
10 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.12%) XQuery
11 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.12%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 28 (31.46%) ISEB
2 20 (22.47%) ISTQB
3 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
3 12 (13.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (8.99%) ISEB Practitioner
5 7 (7.87%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.37%) Degree
6 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.12%) VCP4
7 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.12%) MCTS
7 1 (1.12%) MCITP
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.12%) MCP
7 1 (1.12%) MCSE
7 1 (1.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.22%) 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 11 (12.36%) Oracle
2 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.62%) Cisco
3 5 (5.62%) Citrix
3 5 (5.62%) Juniper
4 2 (2.25%) Informatica
4 2 (2.25%) SAP
4 2 (2.25%) Siebel
5 1 (1.12%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.12%) HP
5 1 (1.12%) McAfee
5 1 (1.12%) VMware
5 1 (1.12%) Google
5 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.12%) F5
5 1 (1.12%) New Relic
Yeovil, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + Career development options
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago