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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 62 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 10 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.64% 0.42% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 0.48% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 1
Average salary £37,000 £55,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.72% +74.60%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
512 414 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 84.07% 86.07% 77.65%
Number of salaries quoted 439 368 313
Average salary £38,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -4 9 £37,000 -32.72% 1
Gateshead - 1 £36,500 -
Performance Testing
North East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (54.17%) LoadRunner
2 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 8 (33.33%) VB
4 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 7 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
6 6 (25.00%) HP
6 6 (25.00%) C#
6 6 (25.00%) .NET
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
6 6 (25.00%) QA
6 6 (25.00%) Selenium
6 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (12.50%) Python
9 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (12.50%) ITIL
9 3 (12.50%) UNIX
9 3 (12.50%) C++
9 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
9 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 3 (12.50%) System Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) LoadRunner
2 9 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (25.00%) Selenium
4 3 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (12.50%) Ranorex
5 2 (8.33%) Facilita Forecast
5 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (8.33%) TestNG
5 2 (8.33%) Hudson
5 2 (8.33%) JUnit
6 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Tester
2 12 (50.00%) Performance Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
3 3 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Automation Team Leader
3 3 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 3 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 3 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) SOAP
2 2 (8.33%) Flash
2 2 (8.33%) Ajax
2 2 (8.33%) REST
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) DTV
1 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
1 1 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Automated Testing
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
6 3 (12.50%) System Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL
6 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 2 (8.33%) Load Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.17%) TDD
8 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) VB
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) C++
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 3 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago