Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 133 120
Rank change year-on-year -22 -13 +31
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 24 14 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.77% 0.61% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.68% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 41
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% +25.87%
10th Percentile £42,250 £38,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -4.55% +33.33% +3.13%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2886 2052 2516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.10% 89.37% 88.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2197 1687 2166
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £29,150 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Performance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 22 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 16 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 15 (62.50%) User Stories
5 14 (58.33%) SQL
5 14 (58.33%) C#
5 14 (58.33%) NUnit
5 14 (58.33%) Finance
6 13 (54.17%) Software Engineering
6 13 (54.17%) Mathematics
6 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
6 13 (54.17%) Code Coverage
6 13 (54.17%) Unit Testing
6 13 (54.17%) Financial Modelling
7 11 (45.83%) Java
8 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 8 (33.33%) QA
9 7 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (29.17%) Rhino Mocks
9 7 (29.17%) Smoke Testing
9 7 (29.17%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (29.17%) Workflow Management
9 7 (29.17%) Degree
9 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
9 7 (29.17%) C++
9 7 (29.17%) Workflow
9 7 (29.17%) Validation

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) Big Data
3 2 (8.33%) DB2
3 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) NUnit
2 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 7 (29.17%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 4 (16.67%) Selenium
6 2 (8.33%) Fiddler
6 2 (8.33%) JUnit
6 2 (8.33%) Mockito
6 2 (8.33%) TestNG
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Developer in Test
3 8 (33.33%) Test Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) C# Developer
5 6 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 6 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (20.83%) QA Engineer
7 4 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
7 4 (16.67%) Software QA Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Functional QA Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Performance Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
8 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
8 2 (8.33%) Test Team Leader
9 1 (4.17%) QA Leader
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) WPF
2 5 (20.83%) REST
3 3 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (8.33%) Akka
4 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.33%) Dropwizard
4 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (8.33%) J2EE
4 2 (8.33%) JDBC
4 2 (8.33%) JPA
4 2 (8.33%) JSF
4 2 (8.33%) Play Framework
4 2 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.17%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 6 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 16 (66.67%) Regression Testing
4 15 (62.50%) User Stories
5 13 (54.17%) Code Coverage
5 13 (54.17%) Financial Modelling
5 13 (54.17%) Mathematics
5 13 (54.17%) Software Engineering
5 13 (54.17%) Unit Testing
6 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Smoke Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Validation
7 7 (29.17%) Workflow
7 7 (29.17%) Workflow Management
8 6 (25.00%) Analytics
8 6 (25.00%) Capital Modelling
8 6 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 6 (25.00%) SDET
8 6 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) C#
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) C++
4 6 (25.00%) Python
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) Scala
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
1 7 (29.17%) Numerate Degree
2 3 (12.50%) ISEB
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) TOWER Software
3 2 (8.33%) IBM