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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 306 330
Rank change year-on-year +1 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 75 138 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.76% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.87% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 64 120 135
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% -6.31%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12774 15798 18424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.89% 86.67% 86.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10566 13274 14770
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 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
Hampshire +11 23 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Surrey +28 15 £45,500 -24.16% 6
Berkshire -11 11 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire -14 8 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East Sussex +7 7 £30,000 -33.33%
Kent +10 6 £35,000 -22.22%
Oxfordshire - 5 £25,000 -
Performance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 168 (77.42%) Test Automation
2 123 (56.68%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (46.54%) Selenium
4 90 (41.47%) Software Testing
5 86 (39.63%) SQL
6 83 (38.25%) QA
7 81 (37.33%) Regression Testing
8 74 (34.10%) Java
9 64 (29.49%) Test Scripting
10 62 (28.57%) C#
11 61 (28.11%) Test Strategy
12 60 (27.65%) BDD
13 59 (27.19%) Windows
13 59 (27.19%) Scrum
14 57 (26.27%) ISTQB
15 56 (25.81%) Manual Testing
15 56 (25.81%) ISEB
16 53 (24.42%) Microsoft
16 53 (24.42%) Finance
17 49 (22.58%) TDD
18 48 (22.12%) SDLC
19 46 (21.20%) Continuous Integration
19 46 (21.20%) WebDriver
20 40 (18.43%) Degree
21 37 (17.05%) Functional Testing
22 35 (16.13%) SoapUI
22 35 (16.13%) Software Engineering
22 35 (16.13%) JMeter
23 33 (15.21%) LoadRunner
24 32 (14.75%) JIRA

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 13 (5.99%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.76%) Confluence
3 5 (2.30%) CMS
3 5 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.92%) SAP CAR
2 2 (0.92%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.38%) SaaS
5 1 (0.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.92%) ATM
1 2 (0.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.76%) MySQL
3 13 (5.99%) MariaDB
3 13 (5.99%) MongoDB
3 13 (5.99%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.61%) Blockchain
5 7 (3.23%) Big Data
5 7 (3.23%) Data Lake
5 7 (3.23%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 101 (46.54%) Selenium
2 46 (21.20%) WebDriver
3 35 (16.13%) JMeter
3 35 (16.13%) SoapUI
4 33 (15.21%) LoadRunner
5 32 (14.75%) JIRA
6 31 (14.29%) HP UFT
7 28 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (11.52%) Visual Studio
9 18 (8.29%) SpecFlow
10 16 (7.37%) Cucumber
11 15 (6.91%) Eclipse
12 14 (6.45%) IntelliJ
13 12 (5.53%) TeamCity
14 11 (5.07%) Zephyr
15 10 (4.61%) JIRA Agile
15 10 (4.61%) NUnit
15 10 (4.61%) Protractor
16 8 (3.69%) Git (software)
17 7 (3.23%) Bugzilla
General
1 53 (24.42%) Finance
2 21 (9.68%) Retail
3 14 (6.45%) Back Office
4 8 (3.69%) Games
5 7 (3.23%) Banking
6 5 (2.30%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.84%) Electronics
7 4 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.84%) Marketing
8 2 (0.92%) Legal
9 1 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 47 (21.66%) Test Engineer
2 44 (20.28%) Analyst
3 43 (19.82%) Test Analyst
4 38 (17.51%) Tester
5 32 (14.75%) QA Engineer
6 26 (11.98%) Software Test Engineer
7 25 (11.52%) Test Manager
8 20 (9.22%) QA Automation Engineer
9 19 (8.76%) Automation Engineer
10 18 (8.29%) Developer
10 18 (8.29%) Java Engineer
10 18 (8.29%) QA Analyst
10 18 (8.29%) QA Test Analyst
10 18 (8.29%) Test Automation Engineer
11 17 (7.83%) Automation Tester
12 12 (5.53%) Automation Test Lead
12 12 (5.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 11 (5.07%) Automation Test Analyst
14 10 (4.61%) QA Tester
15 9 (4.15%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.60%) Web Services
2 21 (9.68%) .NET
3 18 (8.29%) XML
4 17 (7.83%) HTML
5 13 (5.99%) HTML5
6 12 (5.53%) JMS
7 8 (3.69%) SOAP
8 3 (1.38%) CSS
9 2 (0.92%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.92%) JSON
9 2 (0.92%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.92%) REST
9 2 (0.92%) XSLT
10 1 (0.46%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.46%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.46%) J2EE
10 1 (0.46%) LESS
10 1 (0.46%) ODBC
10 1 (0.46%) RESTful
10 1 (0.46%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.14%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.45%) User Experience
3 10 (4.61%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.23%) Cyber Attack
4 7 (3.23%) Replication
5 6 (2.76%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (2.76%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.30%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.30%) Smartcard
7 4 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.38%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 59 (27.19%) Windows
2 9 (4.15%) Unix
3 7 (3.23%) Linux
4 1 (0.46%) Android
4 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (77.42%) Test Automation
2 123 (56.68%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (41.47%) Software Testing
4 81 (37.33%) Regression Testing
5 64 (29.49%) Test Scripting
6 61 (28.11%) Test Strategy
7 60 (27.65%) BDD
8 59 (27.19%) Scrum
9 56 (25.81%) Manual Testing
10 49 (22.58%) TDD
11 48 (22.12%) SDLC
12 46 (21.20%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (17.05%) Functional Testing
14 35 (16.13%) Software Engineering
15 30 (13.82%) Non-Functional Testing
16 26 (11.98%) Test Planning
17 25 (11.52%) Unit Testing
18 24 (11.06%) Security Testing
19 23 (10.60%) Integration Testing
20 22 (10.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (39.63%) SQL
2 74 (34.10%) Java
3 62 (28.57%) C#
4 28 (12.90%) Python
5 26 (11.98%) JavaScript
6 22 (10.14%) T-SQL
7 21 (9.68%) C
8 18 (8.29%) PL/SQL
9 13 (5.99%) Ruby
10 10 (4.61%) C++
11 5 (2.30%) Perl
12 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 57 (26.27%) ISTQB
2 56 (25.81%) ISEB
3 40 (18.43%) Degree
4 23 (10.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (8.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (6.45%) Security Cleared
7 11 (5.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 10 (4.61%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (38.25%) QA
2 7 (3.23%) PMO
3 5 (2.30%) SLA
4 3 (1.38%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.46%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.15%) Docker
3 6 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (8.29%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.92%) Puppet
4 1 (0.46%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 53 (24.42%) Microsoft
2 29 (13.36%) HP
3 13 (5.99%) VMware
4 7 (3.23%) SAP
5 5 (2.30%) Dynatrace
5 5 (2.30%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.84%) AppDynamics
6 4 (1.84%) Oracle
7 2 (0.92%) Telerik
8 1 (0.46%) CA
8 1 (0.46%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.46%) Capita
8 1 (0.46%) hybris
8 1 (0.46%) IBM
8 1 (0.46%) Seapine
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