The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 69 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 2 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.37% 2.49% 3.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 3.30% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Performance Testing
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
445 273 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.18% 75.41% 79.67%
Number of salaries quoted 310 198 184
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,000
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 Watford

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Watford

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) SRDF
3 3 (30.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Replication
3 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Hitachi
3 3 (30.00%) CCIE
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (20.00%) SLA
4 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (20.00%) NAS
2 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) FTP
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (20.00%) JMeter
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (20.00%) Hudson
1 2 (20.00%) Facilita Forecast
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Voice Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Voice Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) EMC Storage Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Backup Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCIE
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) IBM Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) SRDF
2 3 (30.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (20.00%) NFS
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) Hitachi
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) SOASTA, Inc
4 2 (20.00%) Brocade
4 2 (20.00%) Fujitsu
5 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft