The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 58 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 7 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.28% 0.47% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 0.63% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 4
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -5.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
409 480 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 74.64% 75.12% 71.99%
Number of salaries quoted 361 411 317
Average salary £35,232 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Performance Testing
North East

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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Performance Testing
North East

Performance Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Facilita Forecast
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) OpenView
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) WinRunner

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (42.86%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (14.29%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix