Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 371 377 332
Rank change year-on-year +6 -45 +43
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 169 185 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.60% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.67% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 143 159 240
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% -3.06%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,300 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 25,966 27,437 30,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.30% 89.59% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21,379 22,647 25,712
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Performance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing in the South East

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in the South East

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in the South East

Performance Testing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. 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
Hampshire -2 60 £40,000 +31.15% 13
Thames Valley -17 45 £60,000 +20.00% 11
Berkshire -15 38 £57,500 +15.00% 6
West Sussex +18 26 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Surrey +30 20 £52,500 +5.00% 2
East Sussex -1 16 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Oxfordshire 0 6 £52,750 -14.23% 2
Kent +5 2 £31,250 +0.81% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £61,500 +53.75% 3
Performance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 122 (72.19%) Test Automation
2 101 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (57.40%) QA
4 74 (43.79%) SQL
5 65 (38.46%) Scrum
6 64 (37.87%) Regression Testing
6 64 (37.87%) Selenium
7 61 (36.09%) C#
8 51 (30.18%) Java
9 47 (27.81%) Functional Testing
10 46 (27.22%) SDLC
10 46 (27.22%) Problem-Solving
11 45 (26.63%) .NET
11 45 (26.63%) Finance
12 44 (26.04%) Exploratory Testing
12 44 (26.04%) Test Strategy
13 39 (23.08%) Microsoft
14 38 (22.49%) Windows
15 36 (21.30%) JavaScript
15 36 (21.30%) Degree
15 36 (21.30%) JIRA
16 35 (20.71%) SQL Server
17 34 (20.12%) BDD
18 33 (19.53%) Acceptance Criteria
19 29 (17.16%) Software Testing
19 29 (17.16%) CSS
19 29 (17.16%) HP
19 29 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
19 29 (17.16%) WebDriver
20 28 (16.57%) Web Services

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 21 (12.43%) Confluence
2 11 (6.51%) IIS
3 5 (2.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (2.96%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.37%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.37%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.78%) nginx
6 1 (0.59%) Apache
6 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.59%) CMS
6 1 (0.59%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.59%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) SAP PM
1 1 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 29 (17.16%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.73%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (4.73%) GitHub
4 6 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.37%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (2.37%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.37%) SaaS
6 3 (1.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.78%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.78%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.59%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.59%) PaaS
7 1 (0.59%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.37%) HTTP
2 3 (1.78%) Internet
3 1 (0.59%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.59%) SAN
3 1 (0.59%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.71%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.43%) NoSQL
3 10 (5.92%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.92%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (4.73%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (4.73%) MySQL
6 7 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (3.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.96%) Big Data
8 5 (2.96%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.96%) Redis
9 4 (2.37%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.37%) QlikView
9 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 64 (37.87%) Selenium
2 36 (21.30%) JIRA
3 29 (17.16%) WebDriver
4 25 (14.79%) Jenkins
5 21 (12.43%) HP UFT
6 19 (11.24%) Git (software)
6 19 (11.24%) JMeter
7 14 (8.28%) Cucumber
7 14 (8.28%) LoadRunner
7 14 (8.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (6.51%) Subversion
9 9 (5.33%) JUnit
10 8 (4.73%) NUnit
10 8 (4.73%) Visual Studio
11 6 (3.55%) SoapUI
11 6 (3.55%) Visual Studio Coded UI
12 5 (2.96%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.96%) SpecFlow
12 5 (2.96%) TestNG
12 5 (2.96%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 45 (26.63%) Finance
2 13 (7.69%) Retail
3 6 (3.55%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.96%) Back Office
5 4 (2.37%) Electronics
5 4 (2.37%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.37%) Marketing
6 3 (1.78%) Automotive
6 3 (1.78%) Publishing
7 2 (1.18%) Advertising
7 2 (1.18%) Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 71 (42.01%) Analyst
2 46 (27.22%) QA Analyst
3 36 (21.30%) Tester
4 35 (20.71%) Test Analyst
5 31 (18.34%) Test Engineer
6 29 (17.16%) Developer
7 27 (15.98%) QA Tester
8 26 (15.38%) Automation Tester
9 23 (13.61%) QA Automation Analyst
10 22 (13.02%) QA Automation Tester
11 20 (11.83%) Senior Analyst
12 19 (11.24%) Senior Automation Tester
12 19 (11.24%) Senior QA Analyst
12 19 (11.24%) Senior QA Tester
12 19 (11.24%) Senior Tester
13 17 (10.06%) Software Test Engineer
14 15 (8.88%) Senior Developer
15 12 (7.10%) QA Test Analyst
16 11 (6.51%) QA Engineer
16 11 (6.51%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (26.63%) .NET
2 29 (17.16%) CSS
3 28 (16.57%) HTML
3 28 (16.57%) Web Services
4 22 (13.02%) XML
5 18 (10.65%) HTML5
6 17 (10.06%) ASP.NET
7 14 (8.28%) AngularJS
8 13 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 13 (7.69%) RESTful
9 12 (7.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (5.92%) SOAP
11 8 (4.73%) Sass
12 6 (3.55%) Angular 2
12 6 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 6 (3.55%) CSS3
12 6 (3.55%) Gherkin
12 6 (3.55%) Silverlight
12 6 (3.55%) WCF
12 6 (3.55%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.79%) Computer Science
2 23 (13.61%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (11.83%) User Experience
4 8 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.73%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (4.73%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.55%) N-Tier
5 6 (3.55%) W3C
6 4 (2.37%) Fintech
6 4 (2.37%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.78%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (1.78%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.18%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.18%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.59%) PMI
9 1 (0.59%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.59%) Replication
9 1 (0.59%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.49%) Windows
2 26 (15.38%) Linux
3 7 (4.14%) Android
4 5 (2.96%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.96%) Unix
5 2 (1.18%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.59%) Solaris
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.59%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (72.19%) Test Automation
2 101 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (38.46%) Scrum
4 64 (37.87%) Regression Testing
5 47 (27.81%) Functional Testing
6 46 (27.22%) Problem-Solving
6 46 (27.22%) SDLC
7 44 (26.04%) Exploratory Testing
7 44 (26.04%) Test Strategy
8 34 (20.12%) BDD
9 33 (19.53%) Acceptance Criteria
10 29 (17.16%) Software Testing
11 28 (16.57%) TDD
12 27 (15.98%) Non-Functional Testing
13 25 (14.79%) Kanban
13 25 (14.79%) Test Scripting
13 25 (14.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 24 (14.20%) Integration Testing
15 22 (13.02%) OO
16 21 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 74 (43.79%) SQL
2 61 (36.09%) C#
3 51 (30.18%) Java
4 36 (21.30%) JavaScript
5 21 (12.43%) T-SQL
6 19 (11.24%) Python
7 11 (6.51%) TypeScript
8 8 (4.73%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.55%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.55%) Korn
9 6 (3.55%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.37%) Scala
10 4 (2.37%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.78%) PHP
12 2 (1.18%) COBOL
12 2 (1.18%) Java 8
13 1 (0.59%) C
13 1 (0.59%) F#
13 1 (0.59%) Perl
13 1 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (21.30%) Degree
2 20 (11.83%) ISTQB
3 15 (8.88%) ISEB
4 10 (5.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (4.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.37%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.59%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (57.40%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (11.24%) Docker
2 7 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.37%) Apache Flume
3 4 (2.37%) HDFS
3 4 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (8.88%) Ansible
2 11 (6.51%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (5.92%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.37%) Kibana
4 4 (2.37%) Oozie
4 4 (2.37%) Puppet
4 4 (2.37%) Rundeck
5 3 (1.78%) Grafana
5 3 (1.78%) HP ALM
5 3 (1.78%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.18%) Terraform
7 1 (0.59%) Nmap
Vendors
1 39 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 29 (17.16%) HP
3 28 (16.57%) Oracle
4 17 (10.06%) SAP
5 12 (7.10%) TIBCO
6 10 (5.92%) VMware
7 4 (2.37%) Apple
7 4 (2.37%) Cloudera
7 4 (2.37%) Google
7 4 (2.37%) Hortonworks
7 4 (2.37%) Tableau
8 2 (1.18%) Borland
8 2 (1.18%) Peoplefluent
9 1 (0.59%) Apiary
9 1 (0.59%) ESRI
9 1 (0.59%) IBM
9 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.59%) Software AG
9 1 (0.59%) webMethods
9 1 (0.59%) Zend