The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 61 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 9 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.53% 0.46% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 0.55% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 5
Average salary £37,000 £55,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.72% +18.27%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Performance Testing
North East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
489 364 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 83.02% 84.45% 78.62%
Number of salaries quoted 413 305 338
Average salary £39,250 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 Tyne and Wear

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 9 £37,000 -32.72% 2
Performance Testing
North East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 13 (59.09%) LoadRunner
2 9 (40.91%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
2 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
3 7 (31.82%) QA
4 6 (27.27%) Selenium
4 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 5 (22.73%) VB
5 5 (22.73%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
5 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 4 (18.18%) Python
6 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 4 (18.18%) System Testing
6 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (13.64%) C#
7 3 (13.64%) C++
7 3 (13.64%) .NET
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) UNIX
7 3 (13.64%) HP
7 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) LoadRunner
2 9 (40.91%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (27.27%) Selenium
4 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (9.09%) TestNG
4 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.09%) Hudson
4 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.09%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (9.09%) JUnit
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.55%) Electronics
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Tester
2 12 (54.55%) Performance Tester
3 4 (18.18%) QA Tester
3 4 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) QA Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Automation Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Development Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
2 2 (9.09%) Flash
2 2 (9.09%) Ajax
2 2 (9.09%) REST
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) DTV
1 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
1 1 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 4 (18.18%) System Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
5 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Image Processing
6 2 (9.09%) BDD
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) VB
2 4 (18.18%) Python
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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