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 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 Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 86 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.11% - 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% - 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
714 677 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.23% 74.31% 78.65%
Number of salaries quoted 631 633 650
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 11 (91.67%) QA
2 9 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) EFT
3 8 (66.67%) Retail
3 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 7 (58.33%) ISEB
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Selenium
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) PHPUnit
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Apache
5 3 (25.00%) MySQL
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) C++
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) Big Data
5 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (8.33%) Maven
7 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Hudson
7 1 (8.33%) Behat

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (25.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
1 3 (25.00%) PHPUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) Hudson
3 1 (8.33%) Behat
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
General
1 8 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) EFT
2 1 (8.33%) EMV
2 1 (8.33%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (25.00%) BDD
2 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C
2 3 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (91.67%) QA