The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank - 35 35
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 0 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 5.62% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.47% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 19 2
Average salary - £42,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Performance Testing
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
267 309 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 81.40% 86.80% 92.55%
Number of salaries quoted 259 266 161
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Bedford

Performance Testing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Software Architecture
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Testing
2 6 (85.71%) People Management
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Lead Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Software Architecture
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Testing
2 6 (85.71%) People Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft