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 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 51 69 47
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 10 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.92% 0.17% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 0.22% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
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
399 457 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 76.58% 77.33% 79.66%
Number of salaries quoted 303 336 235
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £56,250 £55,000
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 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 17 April 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) IBM
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) DB2
3 7 (53.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (53.85%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) Perl
3 7 (53.85%) PHP
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) J2EE
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) AIX
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
3 7 (53.85%) JBoss
3 7 (53.85%) Apache
3 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
3 7 (53.85%) HTTP
3 7 (53.85%) HTTPS
3 7 (53.85%) Sun
3 7 (53.85%) LoadRunner
3 7 (53.85%) Internet
3 7 (53.85%) JMeter
3 7 (53.85%) AWK
3 7 (53.85%) Automated Testing
3 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
3 7 (53.85%) Drupal
3 7 (53.85%) Magento
3 7 (53.85%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (53.85%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (53.85%) Test Planning

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (53.85%) JBoss
1 7 (53.85%) Apache
1 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
1 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
1 7 (53.85%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Internet
1 7 (53.85%) HTTP
1 7 (53.85%) HTTPS
2 6 (46.15%) SAN
3 5 (38.46%) VLAN
3 5 (38.46%) NAS
3 5 (38.46%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) DB2
2 4 (30.77%) Big Data
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) LoadRunner
1 7 (53.85%) JMeter
2 2 (15.38%) Firebug
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (30.77%) Storage Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Replication
2 4 (30.77%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) AIX
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Automated Testing
1 7 (53.85%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (53.85%) Root Cause Analysis
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (53.85%) Test Planning
2 6 (46.15%) Capacity Management
2 6 (46.15%) Data Migration
2 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
2 6 (46.15%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
1 7 (53.85%) Perl
1 7 (53.85%) PHP
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
1 7 (53.85%) AWK
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (46.15%) SRDF
1 6 (46.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 5 (38.46%) NFS
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) IBM
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) Sun
4 6 (46.15%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) EMC
4 6 (46.15%) Hitachi
4 6 (46.15%) NetApp
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Brocade
4 6 (46.15%) Fujitsu
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) SAP