Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 190 220
Rank change year-on-year -8 +30 -23
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 18 28 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.41% 0.63% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.71% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 18
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -42.42% +50.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £21,250 £47,875
90th Percentile £47,500 £67,000 £103,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -18.18%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3690 3924 4721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 84.61% 87.79% 87.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3111 3241 3834
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +2.43%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in Hertfordshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Hertfordshire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Hertfordshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £45,000 -
Hatfield - 5 - -
Watford -14 2 £42,000 -16.00%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £29,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £82,500 -
Ware - 1 £27,500 -
Performance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) QA
3 8 (44.44%) Stress Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Scalability Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Functional Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (27.78%) System Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (27.78%) Schematic Capture
6 5 (27.78%) Component Testing
6 5 (27.78%) ASIC
6 5 (27.78%) EMC
6 5 (27.78%) CAD
6 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) Retail
6 5 (27.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (27.78%) Electronics
6 5 (27.78%) Validation
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) VHDL
7 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 3 (16.67%) JIRA
7 3 (16.67%) TDD

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) OLTP
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
1 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (27.78%) Electronics
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Design Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Electronics Design Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Electronics Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Payments Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Payments Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Software Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) ASIC
1 5 (27.78%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (27.78%) VHDL
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Fintech
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Solaris
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Functional Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Scalability Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Stress Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
5 6 (33.33%) Test Planning
6 5 (27.78%) CAD
6 5 (27.78%) Component Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Schematic Capture
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) System Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Validation
7 3 (16.67%) API Testing
7 3 (16.67%) BDD
7 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 3 (16.67%) TDD
8 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) OpenView
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) EMC
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.56%) BMC
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) VMware