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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 128 142 143
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 15 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.68% 0.54% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.63% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 4
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -36.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,700 £46,700
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £105,000 £66,750
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1933 2219 1885
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 87.90% 86.28% 81.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1602 1783 1471
Median salary £50,000 £52,135 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.09% +4.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 March 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 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
Watford - 7 £57,500 -
Broxbourne - 3 £35,000 -
Letchworth - 2 £33,750 - 1
Borehamwood -3 1 £47,500 - 2
Hoddesdon - 1 £35,000 -
Performance Testing
East of England

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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

1 22 (59.46%) Functional Testing
2 16 (43.24%) Software Testing
2 16 (43.24%) Stress Testing
2 16 (43.24%) Scalability Testing
3 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 10 (27.03%) Integration Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (18.92%) WebDriver
5 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (18.92%) Selenium
5 7 (18.92%) Java
6 6 (16.22%) Perl
6 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.22%) Test Strategy
7 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
7 5 (13.51%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (13.51%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.51%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Virtual Team
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (13.51%) QA
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.51%) Finance
7 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.51%) JMeter
7 5 (13.51%) LoadRunner
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle
7 5 (13.51%) SAP
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server

Performance Testing
Top Related 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 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Drupal
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (2.70%) GPRS
1 1 (2.70%) GSM
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) LTE
1 1 (2.70%) UMTS
1 1 (2.70%) VoLTE
1 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Selenium
1 7 (18.92%) WebDriver
2 5 (13.51%) JMeter
2 5 (13.51%) LoadRunner
3 4 (10.81%) JIRA
4 2 (5.41%) Appium
4 2 (5.41%) TestRail
5 1 (2.70%) The Grinder
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Tester
2 16 (43.24%) Software Tester
3 14 (37.84%) Analyst
4 11 (29.73%) Test Analyst
5 7 (18.92%) Software Analyst
5 7 (18.92%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Architect
6 5 (13.51%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (13.51%) Test Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Capacity Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Capacity and Performance Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Trainee
7 3 (8.11%) Trainee Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Junior
8 2 (5.41%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) QA Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.70%) Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
1 2 (5.41%) REST
1 2 (5.41%) SOAP
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Virtual Team
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Functional Testing
2 16 (43.24%) Scalability Testing
2 16 (43.24%) Software Testing
2 16 (43.24%) Stress Testing
3 10 (27.03%) Integration Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.22%) Test Strategy
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Deployment
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.51%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
7 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.51%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (10.81%) Automation Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (10.81%) Security Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) Java
3 6 (16.22%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) AWK
4 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.11%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.41%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
1 3 (8.11%) ISEB
1 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
1 5 (13.51%) SAP
2 4 (10.81%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
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