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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 229 256
Rank change year-on-year -6 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 27 35 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.43% 0.52% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.59% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 34
Median salary £49,000 £40,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.98% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £86,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% -6.31%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5480 5908 7083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 88.03% 87.64% 86.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4436 4963 5802
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -21 14 £52,000 +28.39% 2
Hertfordshire +1 9 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Suffolk +4 2 £52,500 +16.66%
Bedfordshire +22 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Essex -12 1 - -
Performance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 54 (84.38%) Test Automation
2 38 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (51.56%) SQL
4 32 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 32 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 30 (46.88%) Finance
5 30 (46.88%) C#
6 27 (42.19%) Unit Testing
7 26 (40.63%) Mathematics
8 24 (37.50%) User Stories
9 22 (34.38%) Exploratory Testing
9 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
9 22 (34.38%) NUnit
10 21 (32.81%) Java
10 21 (32.81%) QA
11 20 (31.25%) Selenium
11 20 (31.25%) Financial Modelling
11 20 (31.25%) SQL Server
11 20 (31.25%) Code Coverage
12 19 (29.69%) Test Strategy
13 18 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
14 14 (21.88%) Visual Studio
15 13 (20.31%) Degree
15 13 (20.31%) Functional Testing
16 12 (18.75%) Analytics
16 12 (18.75%) WebDriver
16 12 (18.75%) Computer Science
16 12 (18.75%) Workflow Management
16 12 (18.75%) Workflow
16 12 (18.75%) Validation

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 7 (10.94%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) Confluence
3 1 (1.56%) Drupal
3 1 (1.56%) JBoss
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) SaaS
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Wireless
2 3 (4.69%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (4.69%) GPRS
2 3 (4.69%) GSM
2 3 (4.69%) LTE
2 3 (4.69%) UMTS
2 3 (4.69%) VoLTE
3 2 (3.13%) 802.11
3 2 (3.13%) HTTP
3 2 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) Big Data
3 2 (3.13%) DB2
3 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (34.38%) NUnit
2 20 (31.25%) Selenium
3 14 (21.88%) Visual Studio
4 12 (18.75%) WebDriver
5 11 (17.19%) Rhino Mocks
6 9 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (12.50%) JIRA
7 8 (12.50%) JMeter
7 8 (12.50%) LoadRunner
8 4 (6.25%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.13%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.56%) Fiddler
10 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.56%) JUnit
10 1 (1.56%) Mockito
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.56%) TestNG
General
1 30 (46.88%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Publishing
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Interactive Media
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Developer
2 19 (29.69%) Developer in Test
3 15 (23.44%) Tester
4 11 (17.19%) C# Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Test Engineer
5 10 (15.63%) Java Developer
6 9 (14.06%) C++ Developer
6 9 (14.06%) C++/C# Developer
6 9 (14.06%) C++/Java Developer
7 8 (12.50%) QA Tester
7 8 (12.50%) Software Developer
8 7 (10.94%) Analyst
8 7 (10.94%) Software Test Engineer
8 7 (10.94%) Test Manager
9 6 (9.38%) Automation Tester
9 6 (9.38%) Test Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) Software Tester
11 3 (4.69%) QA Analyst
11 3 (4.69%) QA Test Analyst
11 3 (4.69%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) WPF
2 7 (10.94%) .NET
3 4 (6.25%) HTML
3 4 (6.25%) Web Services
4 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.69%) CSS
4 3 (4.69%) REST
5 2 (3.13%) 802.1X
5 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.13%) J2EE
5 2 (3.13%) jQuery
5 2 (3.13%) JSON
5 2 (3.13%) XML
6 1 (1.56%) Ajax
6 1 (1.56%) JDBC
6 1 (1.56%) JSF
6 1 (1.56%) SOAP
6 1 (1.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 10 (15.63%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.13%) Fintech
6 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Linux
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (84.38%) Test Automation
2 38 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 32 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 27 (42.19%) Unit Testing
5 26 (40.63%) Mathematics
6 24 (37.50%) User Stories
7 22 (34.38%) Exploratory Testing
8 20 (31.25%) Code Coverage
8 20 (31.25%) Financial Modelling
9 19 (29.69%) Test Strategy
10 13 (20.31%) Functional Testing
11 12 (18.75%) Analytics
11 12 (18.75%) OO
11 12 (18.75%) Validation
11 12 (18.75%) Workflow
11 12 (18.75%) Workflow Management
12 11 (17.19%) Non-Functional Testing
12 11 (17.19%) Smoke Testing
13 10 (15.63%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (51.56%) SQL
2 30 (46.88%) C#
3 21 (32.81%) Java
4 11 (17.19%) C++
5 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.81%) VB
7 3 (4.69%) Perl
8 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.13%) PHP
8 2 (3.13%) Python
8 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.56%) AWK
9 1 (1.56%) Scala
9 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Degree
2 11 (17.19%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (9.38%) ISEB
4 4 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (6.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.56%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (32.81%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 18 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle
3 7 (10.94%) HP
4 5 (7.81%) TOWER Software
5 2 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.56%) Siebel
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
SThree
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago