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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
England / East of England
Rank 210 203 198
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 37 66 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.61% 0.90% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.02% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 33 49 57
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.52% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -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 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 5261 6469 6314
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 87.20% 87.89% 84.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4173 5109 5031
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 March 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 March 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 -9 18 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Hertfordshire +17 13 £41,250 +3.12% 3
Bedfordshire +18 2 £62,500 -12.28%
Essex +8 2 - -
Suffolk +29 1 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Norfolk -10 1 £37,000 +13.84%
Performance Testing
England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 39 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (35.24%) Test Strategy
3 35 (33.33%) SQL
4 31 (29.52%) Finance
5 28 (26.67%) C#
5 28 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 24 (22.86%) Functional Testing
6 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
7 23 (21.90%) Software Testing
8 22 (20.95%) QA
8 22 (20.95%) Selenium
8 22 (20.95%) Java
8 22 (20.95%) SQL Server
9 21 (20.00%) Analytics
10 20 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
11 18 (17.14%) Unit Testing
12 17 (16.19%) Big Data
12 17 (16.19%) Software Engineering
13 16 (15.24%) JMeter
13 16 (15.24%) LoadRunner
13 16 (15.24%) Automation Testing
13 16 (15.24%) Stress Testing
13 16 (15.24%) Scalability Testing
14 15 (14.29%) WebDriver
14 15 (14.29%) Regression Testing
15 14 (13.33%) Integration Testing
15 14 (13.33%) Mathematics
15 14 (13.33%) ISTQB
15 14 (13.33%) Degree
16 13 (12.38%) User Stories

Performance Testing
Top Related 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 4 (3.81%) Confluence
1 4 (3.81%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.95%) Apache
3 1 (0.95%) Drupal
3 1 (0.95%) IIS
3 1 (0.95%) JBoss
3 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.90%) SaaS
4 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (0.95%) GPRS
2 1 (0.95%) GSM
2 1 (0.95%) HTTP
2 1 (0.95%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.95%) LTE
2 1 (0.95%) UMTS
2 1 (0.95%) VoLTE
2 1 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.95%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.19%) Big Data
3 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.90%) MySQL
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.95%) DB2
5 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (20.95%) Selenium
2 16 (15.24%) JMeter
2 16 (15.24%) LoadRunner
3 15 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 13 (12.38%) NUnit
5 9 (8.57%) JIRA
6 7 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 7 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (6.67%) Visual Studio
7 6 (5.71%) Git (software)
7 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
7 6 (5.71%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (4.76%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.90%) Appium
9 2 (1.90%) Capybara
9 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.90%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.90%) TestRail
9 2 (1.90%) WATIR
10 1 (0.95%) The Grinder
General
1 31 (29.52%) Finance
2 11 (10.48%) Marketing
3 6 (5.71%) Automotive
4 4 (3.81%) Games
4 4 (3.81%) Publishing
5 2 (1.90%) Law
5 2 (1.90%) Legal
5 2 (1.90%) Retail
5 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.95%) Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 34 (32.38%) Tester
2 28 (26.67%) Analyst
3 24 (22.86%) Software Tester
3 24 (22.86%) Test Analyst
4 16 (15.24%) Architect
4 16 (15.24%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (13.33%) Test Manager
6 12 (11.43%) Developer
7 11 (10.48%) Developer in Test
8 10 (9.52%) Test Engineer
9 9 (8.57%) Performance Analyst
9 9 (8.57%) Software Test Engineer
10 8 (7.62%) Performance Manager
10 8 (7.62%) Performance Test Manager
10 8 (7.62%) Software Analyst
10 8 (7.62%) Software Test Analyst
10 8 (7.62%) Technical Manager
10 8 (7.62%) Technical Test Manager
11 6 (5.71%) C++/Java Developer
11 6 (5.71%) Customer Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.48%) Web Services
2 6 (5.71%) WPF
3 5 (4.76%) CSS
3 5 (4.76%) HTML
4 3 (2.86%) SOAP
5 2 (1.90%) .NET
5 2 (1.90%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.90%) REST
5 2 (1.90%) RESTful
6 1 (0.95%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.95%) Django
6 1 (0.95%) J2EE
6 1 (0.95%) jQuery
6 1 (0.95%) JSON
6 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.76%) Algorithms
2 5 (4.76%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.81%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.95%) Fintech
6 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.76%) Linux
2 4 (3.81%) Windows
3 1 (0.95%) AIX
3 1 (0.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (35.24%) Test Strategy
3 28 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 24 (22.86%) Functional Testing
5 23 (21.90%) Software Testing
6 21 (20.00%) Analytics
7 20 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
8 18 (17.14%) Unit Testing
9 17 (16.19%) Software Engineering
10 16 (15.24%) Automation Testing
10 16 (15.24%) Scalability Testing
10 16 (15.24%) Stress Testing
11 15 (14.29%) Regression Testing
12 14 (13.33%) Integration Testing
12 14 (13.33%) Mathematics
13 13 (12.38%) CRM
13 13 (12.38%) User Stories
14 12 (11.43%) Exploratory Testing
14 12 (11.43%) Process Improvement
14 12 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.33%) SQL
2 28 (26.67%) C#
3 22 (20.95%) Java
4 8 (7.62%) C++
5 7 (6.67%) Perl
6 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.81%) Python
8 3 (2.86%) AWK
8 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.86%) C
9 2 (1.90%) Ruby
9 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.90%) VB
9 2 (1.90%) VBA
10 1 (0.95%) PHP
10 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (13.33%) Degree
1 14 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (9.52%) ISEB
3 1 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.95%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.95%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 24 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.38%) HP
3 7 (6.67%) Oracle
4 6 (5.71%) SAP
5 5 (4.76%) TOWER Software
6 2 (1.90%) Citrix
6 2 (1.90%) Sun
7 1 (0.95%) IBM
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