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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 141 166
Rank change year-on-year +4 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 9 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.43% 0.13% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.15% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 2
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £41,000 £51,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £61,000 £61,250
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1816 1995 2481
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 87.77% 87.31% 86.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 1632 1956
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 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
Letchworth - 4 £32,500 -
Borehamwood - 2 £49,000 -
Watford -12 1 £65,000 +23.80%
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £24,500 -
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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 20 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 13 (54.17%) QA
3 11 (45.83%) Selenium
3 11 (45.83%) Functional Testing
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 9 (37.50%) Oracle
5 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 9 (37.50%) WebDriver
6 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 8 (33.33%) Java
7 7 (29.17%) Linux
7 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
7 7 (29.17%) LoadRunner
7 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
7 7 (29.17%) JMeter
7 7 (29.17%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (29.17%) JIRA
8 6 (25.00%) Mathematics
8 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
8 6 (25.00%) HP
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.83%) VB
9 5 (20.83%) E-business
9 5 (20.83%) Stress Testing
9 5 (20.83%) Scalability Testing
9 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
9 5 (20.83%) SaaS

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 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Drupal
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) SaaS
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
1 3 (12.50%) GPRS
1 3 (12.50%) GSM
1 3 (12.50%) LTE
1 3 (12.50%) UMTS
1 3 (12.50%) VoLTE
1 3 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Selenium
2 9 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 7 (29.17%) JIRA
3 7 (29.17%) JMeter
3 7 (29.17%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.17%) The Grinder
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Tester
2 7 (29.17%) QA Tester
3 6 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Telecoms Test Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 2 (8.33%) QA Automation Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (8.33%) VoLTE Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) QA Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Trainee Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Ajax
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) J2EE
1 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 11 (45.83%) Functional Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 7 (29.17%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Regression Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.83%) E-business
7 5 (20.83%) Scalability Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Stress Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (12.50%) Time Management
10 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) VB
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) AWK
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) QA
2 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Siebel
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