The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 68 44 54
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 7 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.18% 4.09% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 5.20% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £67,500 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
507 250 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 85.35% 78.62% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 355 182 180
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Performance Testing
Hertfordshire

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Watford region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Watford

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (55.56%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Replication
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
3 3 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 3 (33.33%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) CCIE
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) SRDF
3 3 (33.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Big Data
4 2 (22.22%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (22.22%) SOASTA, Inc
4 2 (22.22%) NAS
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) IPv4
3 1 (11.11%) FTP
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Facilita Forecast
1 2 (22.22%) Hudson
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
1 2 (22.22%) JMeter
1 2 (22.22%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Voice Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) EMC Storage Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Backup Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) OWASP
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) CCIE
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) IBM Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCTS
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) SRDF
2 3 (33.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) NFS
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
3 3 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 3 (33.33%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) SOASTA, Inc
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Fujitsu
4 2 (22.22%) Brocade
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft