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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 51 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 7 20 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.20% 6.83% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 8.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 0
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
269 248 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 84.59% 84.64% 88.73%
Number of salaries quoted 239 244 179
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 September 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%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Software Architecture
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Testing
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%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Software Architecture
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft