Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 314 264 289
Rank change year-on-year -50 +25 -25
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 48 103 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.40% 0.78% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.88% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 33 86 86
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -18.18%
10th Percentile £30,300 £32,500 £30,313
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10699 11661 13281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.06% 88.55% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8689 9618 10915
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Performance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in the East of England

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in the East of England

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in the East of England

Performance Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -35 24 £52,500 -4.55% 3
Hertfordshire -15 18 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Essex +2 4 - -
Bedfordshire +13 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Suffolk +9 1 £31,500 -3.82%
Performance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 East of England region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 34 (70.83%) Test Automation
2 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (45.83%) QA
3 22 (45.83%) SQL
4 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 19 (39.58%) Regression Testing
5 19 (39.58%) Finance
6 18 (37.50%) C#
7 17 (35.42%) Java
7 17 (35.42%) Exploratory Testing
8 16 (33.33%) User Stories
8 16 (33.33%) Degree
9 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
9 14 (29.17%) Software Testing
9 14 (29.17%) NUnit
10 13 (27.08%) Validation
10 13 (27.08%) Mathematics
10 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
10 13 (27.08%) Unit Testing
10 13 (27.08%) Code Coverage
10 13 (27.08%) Financial Modelling
11 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
12 9 (18.75%) Manual Testing
12 9 (18.75%) Functional Testing
13 8 (16.67%) Test Strategy
13 8 (16.67%) Scalability Testing
13 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
13 8 (16.67%) Stress Testing
13 8 (16.67%) ISEB
13 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.08%) JBoss
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) Big Data
3 3 (6.25%) DB2
3 3 (6.25%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.17%) Redis
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) OLTP
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) NUnit
2 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 7 (14.58%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (14.58%) Selenium
4 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.33%) LoadRunner
6 3 (6.25%) JIRA
6 3 (6.25%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.17%) Fiddler
7 2 (4.17%) JUnit
7 2 (4.17%) Mockito
7 2 (4.17%) TestNG
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Electronics
2 5 (10.42%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Publishing
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Developer in Test
3 9 (18.75%) Test Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Tester
5 6 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Design Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Electronics Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) QA Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Software Tester
6 5 (10.42%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Performance Specialist
7 4 (8.33%) Performance Test Specialist
7 4 (8.33%) Senior QA Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Software QA Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Test Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) WPF
2 5 (10.42%) REST
3 4 (8.33%) Ajax
4 3 (6.25%) .NET
4 3 (6.25%) Web Services
5 2 (4.17%) Akka
5 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.17%) Dropwizard
5 2 (4.17%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.17%) J2EE
5 2 (4.17%) JDBC
5 2 (4.17%) JPA
5 2 (4.17%) JSF
5 2 (4.17%) Play Framework
5 2 (4.17%) Spring
6 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.08%) Middleware
6 1 (2.08%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (2.08%) SAML
6 1 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 5 (10.42%) ASIC
3 5 (10.42%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (10.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (10.42%) VHDL
4 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Fintech
5 1 (2.08%) Life Science
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
1 1 (2.08%) Solaris
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
1 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) Test Automation
2 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (39.58%) Regression Testing
4 17 (35.42%) Exploratory Testing
5 16 (33.33%) User Stories
6 14 (29.17%) Software Testing
7 13 (27.08%) Code Coverage
7 13 (27.08%) Financial Modelling
7 13 (27.08%) Mathematics
7 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
7 13 (27.08%) Unit Testing
7 13 (27.08%) Validation
8 9 (18.75%) Functional Testing
8 9 (18.75%) Manual Testing
9 8 (16.67%) Scalability Testing
9 8 (16.67%) Stress Testing
9 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 8 (16.67%) Test Strategy
10 7 (14.58%) Workflow
10 7 (14.58%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) SQL
2 18 (37.50%) C#
3 17 (35.42%) Java
4 7 (14.58%) C++
5 6 (12.50%) Python
6 5 (10.42%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.33%) VBA
8 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.17%) Perl
8 2 (4.17%) Scala
9 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) ISEB
3 7 (14.58%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (10.42%) ISTQB
5 4 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (45.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (8.33%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (2.08%) OpenView
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.08%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) EMC
3 4 (8.33%) Citrix
3 4 (8.33%) HP
3 4 (8.33%) IBM
3 4 (8.33%) TOWER Software
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.08%) BMC
5 1 (2.08%) Sun
5 1 (2.08%) VMware