The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 85 100
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 1 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.10% 1.00% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 1.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Median salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% -7.36%  

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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 803 831 1114
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 84.08% 82.93% 87.58%
Number of salaries quoted 652 665 858
Median salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Essex

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Performance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) Wealth Management
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Fintech
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (66.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Wealth Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP