The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 74 74 81
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 11 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.19% 0.98% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.25% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 9
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
760 638 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.43% 78.28% 81.40%
Number of salaries quoted 659 583 725
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,123 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Performance Testing
Hampshire

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Southampton region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Southampton

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 16 (88.89%) QA
2 14 (77.78%) C#
2 14 (77.78%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) ISEB
3 12 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 12 (66.67%) EFT
4 10 (55.56%) Retail
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) C
5 4 (22.22%) Selenium
5 4 (22.22%) Use Case
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Apache
5 4 (22.22%) MySQL
5 4 (22.22%) C++
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) BDD
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) PHPUnit
5 4 (22.22%) Big Data
5 4 (22.22%) Web Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
6 3 (16.67%) EMV
6 3 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Windows
7 2 (11.11%) User Stories
8 1 (5.56%) Hudson

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (22.22%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
1 4 (22.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
1 4 (22.22%) PHPUnit
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Hudson
3 1 (5.56%) Behat
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 10 (55.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) EFT
2 3 (16.67%) EMV
2 3 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Use Case
2 4 (22.22%) BDD
2 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 4 (22.22%) Web Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C
2 4 (22.22%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (88.89%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft