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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 75 85 91
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 8 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.13% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.14% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
579 726 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.43% 83.83% 77.24%
Number of salaries quoted 489 641 657
Average salary £42,500 £40,325 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.39% +7.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 2015, 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 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) QA
3 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 7 (33.33%) HP UFT
5 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 7 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 6 (28.57%) LoadRunner
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) ISEB
7 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
7 5 (23.81%) Java
7 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (23.81%) Degree
8 4 (19.05%) Statistics
8 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (19.05%) Capita
8 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (19.05%) Open Source
8 4 (19.05%) Games
8 4 (19.05%) Scrum
8 4 (19.05%) VMware
8 4 (19.05%) Terminal Services
8 4 (19.05%) Project Management

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 6 (28.57%) LoadRunner
3 3 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
General
1 4 (19.05%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Test Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Software Tester
3 4 (19.05%) QA Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) QA Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Software Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Statistics
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Open Source
5 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.52%) Test Planning
7 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
8 1 (4.76%) BDD
8 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) VB
4 2 (9.52%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (28.57%) ISEB
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) HP
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
2 4 (19.05%) Capita
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago