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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 73 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 1 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.16% 1.28% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 1.69% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
472 413 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 77.12% 75.78% 77.62%
Number of salaries quoted 396 364 421
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,363 £28,636 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
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 17 April 2015. 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 -13 1 - -
Performance Testing
North East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) System Testing
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) Image Processing
5 2 (25.00%) Facilita Forecast
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
6 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (12.50%) DTV
6 1 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) Facilita Forecast
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) LoadUI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Tester
2 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Test Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) QA Tester
3 4 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Manual Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) System Testing
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Image Processing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
6 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) HP