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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 53 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 14 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.12% 0.40% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 0.49% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 1
Average salary £36,750 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.18% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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
495 405 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 74.89% 80.20% 71.25%
Number of salaries quoted 335 334 321
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £36,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +9.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 +1 9 £39,500 -28.18%
Gateshead - 7 £36,500 - 1
North Shields - 2 £27,500 -
South Shields - 2 £27,500 -
Performance Testing
North East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (68.18%) LoadRunner
2 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
3 11 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (36.36%) Automated Testing
6 7 (31.82%) VB
7 6 (27.27%) HP
7 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
8 5 (22.73%) QA
8 5 (22.73%) Selenium
8 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
8 5 (22.73%) C#
8 5 (22.73%) .NET
8 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
9 4 (18.18%) Facilita Forecast
9 4 (18.18%) Test Management
9 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
10 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
10 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
10 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
10 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
10 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
10 3 (13.64%) UNIX
10 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
10 3 (13.64%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) LoadRunner
2 11 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (22.73%) Selenium
4 4 (18.18%) Facilita Forecast
5 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
5 3 (13.64%) Ranorex
6 2 (9.09%) JUnit
6 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 2 (9.09%) Hudson
6 2 (9.09%) TestNG
6 2 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (4.55%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Tester
1 11 (50.00%) Performance Tester
2 5 (22.73%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Team Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Automation Team Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) Flash
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) SOAP
2 2 (9.09%) REST
2 2 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Automated Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
4 4 (18.18%) Test Management
5 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) VB
2 5 (22.73%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tyneside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Up to £35, 000
Posted: 3 days ago
Tyneside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Up to £35, 000
Posted: 3 days ago