The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 83 83 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 2 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.24% 0.67% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.89% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 3
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +81.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Performance Testing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
691 673 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.29% 74.69% 82.83%
Number of salaries quoted 612 639 674
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (71.43%) QA
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) EFT
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) PHPUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Big Data
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Capita
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Linux

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) PHPUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) EFT
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Capita
1 1 (14.29%) HP