The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 367 361 368
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 842 744 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.67% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.85% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 670 587 676
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -5.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97295 87643 96229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.35% 78.82% 76.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78124 71880 81781
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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 17 April 2014 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 17 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
England 0 790 £47,500 +5.55% 85
London -12 386 £52,500 +5.00% 45
South East -31 119 £41,500 +18.57% 14
City of London +23 111 £50,000 - 19
Yorkshire -18 77 £45,000 +18.42% 4
East of England +5 72 £55,000 +41.93% 6
West Yorkshire -24 68 £45,000 +18.42% 3
South West +13 52 £35,000 -16.66% 8
Surrey +29 48 £52,500 +2.43% 9
North West -2 48 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Leeds -30 48 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Wiltshire +11 34 £35,000 - 5
Cambridgeshire +18 30 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Chippenham +6 30 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Manchester +11 28 £37,500 -16.66%
Scotland -20 28 £47,500 -7.31% 4
Essex +2 27 £75,000 +120.58% 1
West Midlands +2 23 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Hampshire -28 21 £30,000 -
Edinburgh -30 20 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Oxfordshire +3 16 £38,500 +28.33% 4
Berkshire -38 16 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Southampton +7 15 £28,500 -5.00%
Cambridge +6 13 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Bradford +9 12 £45,000 -30.76%
Birmingham +1 11 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Reading -25 11 £43,750 -12.50%
Guildford - 11 £50,000 - 1
Peterborough +6 10 £57,500 +9.52%
Lancashire +4 10 £27,000 -32.50%

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 492 (35.12%) QA
2 477 (34.05%) SQL
3 403 (28.77%) Java
4 390 (27.84%) Selenium
5 320 (22.84%) .NET
6 317 (22.63%) C#
7 308 (21.98%) ISEB
8 301 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
9 288 (20.56%) Finance
10 268 (19.13%) LoadRunner
11 266 (18.99%) Scrum
12 265 (18.92%) Test Scripting
13 260 (18.56%) Automated Testing
14 247 (17.63%) Test Automation
15 237 (16.92%) Software Testing
15 237 (16.92%) Oracle
16 229 (16.35%) Degree
17 219 (15.63%) SQL Server
18 208 (14.85%) QuickTest Pro
19 199 (14.20%) User Acceptance Testing
20 197 (14.06%) HP
21 196 (13.99%) ISTQB
22 182 (12.99%) Unit Testing
23 177 (12.63%) Web Services
24 175 (12.49%) Test Strategy
25 166 (11.85%) Microsoft
26 156 (11.13%) Linux
26 156 (11.13%) Visual Studio
27 151 (10.78%) JMeter
28 149 (10.64%) TDD

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 60 (4.28%) IIS
2 29 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 23 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 20 (1.43%) Apache
4 20 (1.43%) Node.js
5 19 (1.36%) Confluence
6 16 (1.14%) WebLogic
6 16 (1.14%) WebSphere
7 11 (0.79%) nginx
7 11 (0.79%) Jetty
8 7 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.36%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.29%) Lync
12 3 (0.21%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.21%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.14%) CMS
Applications
1 104 (7.42%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (0.79%) MS Office
3 10 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.29%) MS Project
5 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.14%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.071%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 8 (0.57%) SimCorp Dimension
2 7 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
3 5 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.36%) Magento
4 4 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.14%) JDE OneWorld
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.071%) Beauchamp
7 1 (0.071%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.071%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.071%) BASE24
7 1 (0.071%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.071%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.28%) GitHub
2 16 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.07%) SaaS
4 11 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.50%) Heroku
6 5 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.36%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.21%) Route 53
7 3 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.071%) Force.com
8 1 (0.071%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.71%) HTTP
2 47 (3.35%) LAN
3 46 (3.28%) WAN
4 44 (3.14%) Internet
5 43 (3.07%) TCP/IP
6 22 (1.57%) Firewall
7 15 (1.07%) SAN
8 11 (0.79%) VPN
8 11 (0.79%) HTTPS
9 8 (0.57%) DNS
10 7 (0.50%) Wireless
11 6 (0.43%) SSL
11 6 (0.43%) FTP
12 5 (0.36%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.36%) SNMP
13 4 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.29%) NAS
14 3 (0.21%) Network Security
14 3 (0.21%) DHCP
14 3 (0.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 69 (4.93%) Relational Database
3 52 (3.71%) Big Data
4 46 (3.28%) MySQL
5 39 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 39 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 37 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 35 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 35 (2.50%) MongoDB
8 32 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 20 (1.43%) Redis
11 19 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (1.14%) Hadoop
13 11 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (0.79%) MarkLogic
13 11 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 390 (27.84%) Selenium
2 268 (19.13%) LoadRunner
3 208 (14.85%) QuickTest Pro
4 156 (11.13%) Visual Studio
5 151 (10.78%) JMeter
6 138 (9.85%) Jenkins
7 131 (9.35%) Subversion
8 108 (7.71%) Hudson
9 105 (7.49%) Git (software)
10 104 (7.42%) WebDriver
11 89 (6.35%) Maven
12 80 (5.71%) Eclipse
13 77 (5.50%) Ant
14 68 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
15 67 (4.78%) NUnit
16 66 (4.71%) NetBeans
17 65 (4.64%) JIRA
18 61 (4.35%) Cucumber
19 58 (4.14%) SoapUI
20 54 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 288 (20.56%) Finance
2 126 (8.99%) Retail
3 85 (6.07%) Banking
4 65 (4.64%) Telecoms
5 54 (3.85%) Back Office
6 43 (3.07%) Marketing
7 34 (2.43%) Investment Banking
8 24 (1.71%) Publishing
9 14 (1.00%) Games
10 12 (0.86%) Advertising
11 11 (0.79%) Law
12 10 (0.71%) Legal
13 8 (0.57%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.50%) Military
14 7 (0.50%) Italian Language
15 6 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.36%) Billing
16 5 (0.36%) Electronics
16 5 (0.36%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 289 (20.63%) Tester
2 277 (19.77%) Analyst
3 233 (16.63%) Developer
4 228 (16.27%) Test Analyst
5 150 (10.71%) Test Manager
6 118 (8.42%) Test Engineer
7 100 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 96 (6.85%) Performance Tester
8 96 (6.85%) Senior Developer
9 89 (6.35%) Test Leader
10 84 (6.00%) Consultant
11 71 (5.07%) QA Engineer
12 69 (4.93%) Software Engineer
13 68 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
14 60 (4.28%) Software Tester
15 54 (3.85%) QA Analyst
16 53 (3.78%) Senior Test Analyst
16 53 (3.78%) Architect
17 51 (3.64%) Test Consultant
18 47 (3.35%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (22.84%) .NET
2 177 (12.63%) Web Services
3 130 (9.28%) XML
4 127 (9.06%) HTML
5 93 (6.64%) ASP.NET
6 91 (6.50%) Spring
7 88 (6.28%) CSS
8 80 (5.71%) .NET Framework
9 77 (5.50%) jQuery
10 75 (5.35%) SOAP
11 73 (5.21%) JSF
12 68 (4.85%) WCF
13 67 (4.78%) EJB
14 61 (4.35%) JPA
15 60 (4.28%) EJB 3.0
16 58 (4.14%) Java EE
17 48 (3.43%) Gherkin
18 41 (2.93%) HTML5
19 38 (2.71%) Ajax
20 36 (2.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 99 (7.07%) Open Source
2 96 (6.85%) Computer Science
3 38 (2.71%) Client/Server
4 30 (2.14%) Statistics
5 22 (1.57%) Mobile App
6 20 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 19 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (1.21%) N-Tier
9 15 (1.07%) Mathematics
10 14 (1.00%) Replication
10 14 (1.00%) Clustering
10 14 (1.00%) Social Media
11 13 (0.93%) EFT
12 11 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
13 10 (0.71%) Spread Betting
14 9 (0.64%) SWIFT
14 9 (0.64%) New Media
15 8 (0.57%) Video on Demand
16 7 (0.50%) PKI
16 7 (0.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 156 (11.13%) Linux
2 128 (9.14%) UNIX
3 94 (6.71%) Windows
4 43 (3.07%) Apple iOS
5 41 (2.93%) Android
6 15 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (0.93%) Windows XP
8 8 (0.57%) AIX
8 8 (0.57%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.57%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.36%) Solaris
11 5 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.29%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.071%) SUSE
15 1 (0.071%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (18.99%) Scrum
3 265 (18.92%) Test Scripting
4 260 (18.56%) Automated Testing
5 247 (17.63%) Test Automation
6 237 (16.92%) Software Testing
7 199 (14.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 182 (12.99%) Unit Testing
9 175 (12.49%) Test Strategy
10 149 (10.64%) TDD
11 144 (10.28%) OO
12 132 (9.42%) E-Commerce
13 120 (8.57%) Automation Testing
14 119 (8.49%) Integration Testing
15 114 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
16 113 (8.07%) Test Management
17 109 (7.78%) Regression Testing
18 101 (7.21%) Software Engineering
19 91 (6.50%) Security Testing
20 89 (6.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 477 (34.05%) SQL
2 403 (28.77%) Java
3 317 (22.63%) C#
4 117 (8.35%) JavaScript
5 98 (7.00%) Python
6 87 (6.21%) C++
7 77 (5.50%) Ruby
8 60 (4.28%) VB
9 59 (4.21%) C
10 55 (3.93%) Perl
11 38 (2.71%) PHP
11 38 (2.71%) VBScript
12 32 (2.28%) Bash Shell
13 29 (2.07%) T-SQL
14 28 (2.00%) PL/SQL
15 26 (1.86%) Shell Script
16 18 (1.28%) Scala
17 13 (0.93%) XQuery
18 7 (0.50%) PowerShell
19 6 (0.43%) F#
Qualifications
1 308 (21.98%) ISEB
2 229 (16.35%) Degree
3 196 (13.99%) ISTQB
4 115 (8.21%) Security Cleared
5 82 (5.85%) SC Cleared
6 26 (1.86%) ISEB Practitioner
7 20 (1.43%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.43%) Sun Certification
9 6 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.36%) CCNP
10 5 (0.36%) HP ASE
11 4 (0.29%) MCSE
11 4 (0.29%) MCSA
12 3 (0.21%) CISSP
12 3 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.21%) HP AIS
13 2 (0.14%) IBM Certification
13 2 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.14%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 492 (35.12%) QA
2 15 (1.07%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.36%) ISO 9002
4 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.071%) SLA
6 1 (0.071%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 15 (1.07%) Hyper-V
2 11 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.29%) vSphere
6 3 (0.21%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.21%) Samba
6 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.14%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.14%) SRDF
7 2 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.071%) vCloud
8 1 (0.071%) NFS
8 1 (0.071%) Squid
Systems Management
1 137 (9.78%) HP Quality Center
2 41 (2.93%) Puppet
2 41 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.50%) Nagios
4 19 (1.36%) Ganglia
5 11 (0.79%) Zenoss
6 8 (0.57%) Data Guard
7 7 (0.50%) Netcool
7 7 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (0.50%) CFEngine
8 6 (0.43%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.21%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.21%) SCOM
9 3 (0.21%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle EDQ
10 2 (0.14%) OpenView
11 1 (0.071%) Plesk
11 1 (0.071%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.071%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 237 (16.92%) Oracle
2 197 (14.06%) HP
3 166 (11.85%) Microsoft
4 51 (3.64%) Atlassian
5 47 (3.35%) IBM
6 45 (3.21%) Citrix
7 37 (2.64%) SAP
8 26 (1.86%) Siebel
9 19 (1.36%) JBoss
10 17 (1.21%) VMware
11 16 (1.14%) Hitachi
12 13 (0.93%) Rackspace
13 12 (0.86%) Google
14 11 (0.79%) Cisco
15 9 (0.64%) EMC
15 9 (0.64%) Fujitsu
16 8 (0.57%) SimCorp
16 8 (0.57%) Charles River
16 8 (0.57%) Sun
17 7 (0.50%) TIBCO
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 85k
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Congleton, Cheshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Release Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitek Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus+HC+Pension= £100K Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus+HC+Pension= £100K Package
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + pension, life insurance, childcare voucers
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
Adderley featherstone
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago