The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 399 376 429
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +53
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 721 830 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.69% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.83% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 583 674 430
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +8.64%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93547 99412 88976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.45% 82.68% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 76379 80564 73278
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Testing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the UK.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in the UK

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 within the UK.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Performance Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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
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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
England -24 632 £47,500 -5.00% 81
London -84 243 £52,500 - 35
South East +28 154 £50,000 +11.11% 22
City of London +14 70 £50,000 -4.76% 13
Surrey -7 64 £60,000 +33.33% 8
South West +7 57 £32,000 -14.66% 1
East of England -31 42 £42,500 -34.61% 4
Yorkshire 0 38 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Hampshire +39 36 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Scotland +32 34 £40,000 -15.78% 7
North West +15 33 £40,750 -7.38% 11
West Midlands -1 28 £41,000 -25.45%
Bristol +7 27 £30,000 -14.28%
Berkshire +10 25 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Gloucestershire +1 20 £35,000 -7.89% 1
Cheltenham - 19 £35,000 - 1
Guildford +15 18 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Manchester +11 18 £45,500 -17.27% 5
Birmingham -11 18 £50,000 -16.66%
Cambridgeshire +17 17 £38,500 -17.20% 2
Reigate +10 16 £62,500 +38.88%
Reading +6 16 £50,000 +25.00% 2
West Yorkshire -21 16 £39,000 -12.35% 3
Cambridge +15 15 £45,000 +36.36% 1
Glasgow +10 15 £51,500 -9.64%
Buckinghamshire +14 14 £52,500 +17.97% 2
Leatherhead +7 12 £60,000 +9.09%
Cheshire -1 12 £34,750 -1.41% 4
Leeds -4 12 £39,000 -11.36% 2
East Midlands +1 11 £27,500 -21.42% 1

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 747 (50.30%) Agile Software Development
2 529 (35.62%) QA
3 516 (34.75%) SQL
4 472 (31.78%) Finance
5 379 (25.52%) Java
6 378 (25.45%) Selenium
7 375 (25.25%) C#
8 310 (20.88%) Test Strategy
9 297 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 285 (19.19%) Test Scripting
11 282 (18.99%) .NET
12 267 (17.98%) ISTQB
13 265 (17.85%) Microsoft
14 257 (17.31%) Automated Testing
15 254 (17.10%) SQL Server
16 253 (17.04%) ISEB
17 240 (16.16%) LoadRunner
18 234 (15.76%) HP
19 230 (15.49%) TDD
20 228 (15.35%) Oracle
21 223 (15.02%) JMeter
22 213 (14.34%) HP Quality Center
23 202 (13.60%) Software Testing
24 200 (13.47%) JavaScript
25 188 (12.66%) BDD
26 184 (12.39%) Test Management
27 183 (12.32%) Unit Testing
28 180 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
29 177 (11.92%) Scrum
30 172 (11.58%) Integration Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 74 (4.98%) IIS
2 42 (2.83%) SharePoint
3 36 (2.42%) Apache
4 31 (2.09%) Tomcat
5 29 (1.95%) WebLogic
6 21 (1.41%) JBoss
7 13 (0.88%) Confluence
8 12 (0.81%) nginx
8 12 (0.81%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.74%) Node.js
9 11 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (0.67%) Jetty
11 8 (0.54%) Drupal
11 8 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
11 8 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.47%) Apache ServiceMix
13 6 (0.40%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 5 (0.34%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.27%) SAS
15 4 (0.27%) CMS
Applications
1 137 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 36 (2.42%) MS Office
3 5 (0.34%) Mingle
4 4 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.27%) FastStats
5 3 (0.20%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.20%) MS Project
6 1 (0.067%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (1.08%) Changepoint
2 8 (0.54%) Magento
2 8 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.34%) Temenos T24
5 5 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.20%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.067%) BASE24
9 1 (0.067%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.067%) PORTIA
9 1 (0.067%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (1.55%) SaaS
3 17 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.54%) GitHub
5 5 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.27%) PaaS
7 3 (0.20%) Route 53
7 3 (0.20%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.13%) IBM PureFlex
8 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.067%) Office 365
9 1 (0.067%) Yammer
9 1 (0.067%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.57%) HTTP
2 25 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 24 (1.62%) Internet
4 20 (1.35%) DNS
5 15 (1.01%) SAN
6 14 (0.94%) Firewall
7 11 (0.74%) HTTPS
7 11 (0.74%) LAN
7 11 (0.74%) WAN
8 8 (0.54%) VPN
8 8 (0.54%) NAS
9 6 (0.40%) SNMP
9 6 (0.40%) DHCP
9 6 (0.40%) ATM
9 6 (0.40%) VLAN
10 5 (0.34%) Network Security
11 4 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (0.27%) LDAP
11 4 (0.27%) AMQP
12 3 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (17.10%) SQL Server
2 77 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 72 (4.85%) Oracle Database
4 43 (2.90%) MongoDB
5 39 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 34 (2.29%) MySQL
8 32 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 31 (2.09%) RavenDB
10 30 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
11 28 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 28 (1.89%) Big Data
12 21 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
13 18 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
14 17 (1.14%) RDBMS
15 15 (1.01%) DB2
15 15 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
16 13 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
17 12 (0.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 378 (25.45%) Selenium
2 240 (16.16%) LoadRunner
3 223 (15.02%) JMeter
4 161 (10.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 160 (10.77%) HP UFT
6 141 (9.49%) WebDriver
7 132 (8.89%) Visual Studio
8 124 (8.35%) Cucumber
9 122 (8.22%) JIRA
10 101 (6.80%) NUnit
11 86 (5.79%) Jenkins
12 74 (4.98%) JUnit
13 68 (4.58%) Git (software)
14 55 (3.70%) SoapUI
15 45 (3.03%) Maven
16 41 (2.76%) Rhino Mocks
17 35 (2.36%) SpecFlow
18 34 (2.29%) Subversion
19 31 (2.09%) Hudson
20 28 (1.89%) Eclipse
General
1 472 (31.78%) Finance
2 130 (8.75%) Banking
3 79 (5.32%) Retail
4 60 (4.04%) Telecoms
5 41 (2.76%) Marketing
6 36 (2.42%) Front Office
7 25 (1.68%) Financial Institution
8 24 (1.62%) Investment Banking
9 23 (1.55%) Back Office
10 22 (1.48%) Games
11 18 (1.21%) Publishing
12 17 (1.14%) Advertising
13 16 (1.08%) Legal
14 5 (0.34%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.27%) Law
16 3 (0.20%) Automotive
16 3 (0.20%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.13%) Billing
18 1 (0.067%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 337 (22.69%) Analyst
2 284 (19.12%) Test Analyst
3 240 (16.16%) Developer
4 212 (14.28%) Tester
5 189 (12.73%) Test Manager
6 108 (7.27%) Consultant
7 99 (6.67%) Test Engineer
8 91 (6.13%) QA Engineer
8 91 (6.13%) Test Leader
9 81 (5.45%) Test Consultant
10 58 (3.91%) Performance Manager
11 57 (3.84%) QA Analyst
11 57 (3.84%) Performance Test Manager
12 55 (3.70%) Performance Analyst
13 53 (3.57%) QA Tester
13 53 (3.57%) Software Developer
14 50 (3.37%) Architect
15 49 (3.30%) Senior Tester
15 49 (3.30%) Software Tester
15 49 (3.30%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (18.99%) .NET
2 162 (10.91%) Web Services
3 149 (10.03%) HTML
4 114 (7.68%) XML
5 111 (7.47%) ASP.NET
6 83 (5.59%) SOAP
7 73 (4.92%) CSS
8 56 (3.77%) WCF
9 48 (3.23%) Spring
10 46 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 46 (3.10%) Middleware
10 46 (3.10%) ASP.NET Web API
11 39 (2.63%) Hibernate
12 38 (2.56%) J2EE
12 38 (2.56%) Gherkin
13 35 (2.36%) WinForms
14 34 (2.29%) REST
15 32 (2.15%) XSLT
16 30 (2.02%) HTML5
17 29 (1.95%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 170 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (7.00%) Computer Science
3 53 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 33 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 32 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 30 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 26 (1.75%) Clustering
8 25 (1.68%) Blog
9 22 (1.48%) N-Tier
10 21 (1.41%) Statistics
11 19 (1.28%) User Experience
12 17 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (1.14%) Replication
13 15 (1.01%) Client/Server
13 15 (1.01%) Derivative
14 14 (0.94%) Visualisation
15 13 (0.88%) Mainframe
15 13 (0.88%) Data Centre
16 12 (0.81%) Physics
17 10 (0.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 163 (10.98%) Windows
2 129 (8.69%) Linux
3 85 (5.72%) UNIX
4 34 (2.29%) Apple iOS
5 23 (1.55%) Android
6 14 (0.94%) Solaris
7 12 (0.81%) AIX
8 9 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.54%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.47%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.40%) zOS
11 6 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.40%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.34%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (0.34%) CentOS
13 4 (0.27%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 747 (50.30%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (20.88%) Test Strategy
3 297 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 285 (19.19%) Test Scripting
5 257 (17.31%) Automated Testing
6 230 (15.49%) TDD
7 202 (13.60%) Software Testing
8 188 (12.66%) BDD
9 184 (12.39%) Test Management
10 183 (12.32%) Unit Testing
11 180 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 177 (11.92%) Scrum
13 172 (11.58%) Integration Testing
14 170 (11.45%) Manual Testing
15 167 (11.25%) SDLC
16 163 (10.98%) Regression Testing
17 161 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
17 161 (10.84%) Mentoring
18 148 (9.97%) Software Engineering
19 140 (9.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 516 (34.75%) SQL
2 379 (25.52%) Java
3 375 (25.25%) C#
4 200 (13.47%) JavaScript
5 80 (5.39%) C++
6 78 (5.25%) T-SQL
7 67 (4.51%) Python
8 60 (4.04%) PHP
9 58 (3.91%) Ruby
10 50 (3.37%) PL/SQL
11 45 (3.03%) Perl
11 45 (3.03%) VB
12 39 (2.63%) C
12 39 (2.63%) Shell Script
13 24 (1.62%) Groovy
14 23 (1.55%) Bash Shell
15 17 (1.14%) Scala
16 16 (1.08%) VB6
17 13 (0.88%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 267 (17.98%) ISTQB
2 253 (17.04%) ISEB
3 163 (10.98%) Degree
4 91 (6.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 70 (4.71%) Security Cleared
6 35 (2.36%) SC Cleared
7 23 (1.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 13 (0.88%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.74%) CSQA
9 11 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
10 10 (0.67%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.61%) Sun Certification
12 6 (0.40%) SAP Certification
12 6 (0.40%) OCPJP
13 5 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.34%) IBM Certification
13 5 (0.34%) HND
14 3 (0.20%) PMP
14 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.20%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 529 (35.62%) QA
2 8 (0.54%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.34%) SLA
4 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.067%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.67%) Docker
3 8 (0.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 7 (0.47%) NFS
4 7 (0.47%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (0.34%) SRDF
7 4 (0.27%) Firmware
7 4 (0.27%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.067%) XenApp
8 1 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 213 (14.34%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (1.62%) Puppet
3 22 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.54%) EMC VPLEX
5 7 (0.47%) Ansible
5 7 (0.47%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.34%) SnapMirror
6 5 (0.34%) SnapVault
7 4 (0.27%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.20%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.13%) Netcool
9 2 (0.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.13%) Nagios
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.13%) Salt
10 1 (0.067%) Graphite
10 1 (0.067%) vMotion
10 1 (0.067%) nmon
10 1 (0.067%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 265 (17.85%) Microsoft
2 234 (15.76%) HP
3 228 (15.35%) Oracle
4 54 (3.64%) IBM
5 52 (3.50%) SAP
6 34 (2.29%) VMware
7 20 (1.35%) Siebel
8 18 (1.21%) Teradata
8 18 (1.21%) Atlassian
9 16 (1.08%) TIBCO
10 15 (1.01%) Citrix
10 15 (1.01%) TOWER Software
10 15 (1.01%) Tableau
11 14 (0.94%) EMC
12 13 (0.88%) Sybase
12 13 (0.88%) Green Hat
12 13 (0.88%) Google
13 12 (0.81%) Sun
14 11 (0.74%) Red Hat
15 10 (0.67%) Cisco
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
UK
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 60,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HSBC
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago