The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Performance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 80 95
Rank change year-on-year -9 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 19 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.52% 2.25% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.50% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 16
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £37,900 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,600 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.17% -5.55%  

Performance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1141 1321 1221
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 91.28% 89.93% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1010 1004
Median salary £45,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.24% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Cambridge

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Cambridge over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (85.71%) C#
2 18 (85.71%) Unit Testing
3 17 (80.95%) Finance
4 15 (71.43%) Regression Testing
4 15 (71.43%) User Stories
5 14 (66.67%) NUnit
5 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
6 13 (61.90%) Mathematics
6 13 (61.90%) Financial Modelling
6 13 (61.90%) Test Automation
6 13 (61.90%) SQL
6 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
6 13 (61.90%) Code Coverage
6 13 (61.90%) Exploratory Testing
7 8 (38.10%) C++
7 8 (38.10%) Workflow
7 8 (38.10%) Degree
7 8 (38.10%) Workflow Management
8 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (33.33%) Validation
8 7 (33.33%) Java
8 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 7 (33.33%) OO
8 7 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
8 7 (33.33%) Capital Modelling
9 6 (28.57%) MVVM

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) NUnit
2 7 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (23.81%) Selenium
5 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) Developer in Test
3 7 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 7 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 7 (33.33%) C++/C# Developer
3 7 (33.33%) C++/Java Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Test Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Software Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Automation Tester
5 4 (19.05%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Leader
6 1 (4.76%) QA Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) QA Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) WPF
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (85.71%) Unit Testing
3 15 (71.43%) Regression Testing
3 15 (71.43%) User Stories
4 14 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 13 (61.90%) Code Coverage
5 13 (61.90%) Exploratory Testing
5 13 (61.90%) Financial Modelling
5 13 (61.90%) Mathematics
5 13 (61.90%) Test Automation
6 8 (38.10%) Workflow
6 8 (38.10%) Workflow Management
7 7 (33.33%) Capital Modelling
7 7 (33.33%) OO
7 7 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
7 7 (33.33%) Validation
8 6 (28.57%) Analytics
8 6 (28.57%) MVVM
8 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
9 5 (23.81%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) C++
4 7 (33.33%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) TOWER Software
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Salary: £55000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: to £32k + top benefits
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