The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Performance Testing
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 - 57
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 7 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.23% - 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% - 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Median salary £57,500 - £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.17% -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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 503 473 417
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.71% 80.99% 82.57%
Number of salaries quoted 417 400 307
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £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 Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Watford

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Performance Testing in Watford over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Performance Testing in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 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 Watford region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) Magento
6 1 (11.11%) The Grinder
6 1 (11.11%) Drupal
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (11.11%) WebSphere

Performance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Drupal
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
1 1 (11.11%) The Grinder
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Test Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity and Performance Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Trainee
2 3 (33.33%) Trainee Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Deployment
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Perl
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) AWK
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle