The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 99 103 100
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 19 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.09% 0.49% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.61% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 9
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £32,350 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
Performance Testing
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1405 1301 1260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.79% 79.72% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1159 1130 1038
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Birmingham

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
2 8 (36.36%) Test Strategy
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Integration Testing
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) .NET
4 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) LoadRunner
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
5 5 (22.73%) ISEB
5 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
5 5 (22.73%) QA
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) Retail
6 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Stress Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Matrix Management
6 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) MVC
6 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 4 (18.18%) JMeter
6 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 4 (18.18%) C#
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 4 (18.18%) RavenDB
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) LoadRunner
2 4 (18.18%) JMeter
3 2 (9.09%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (4.55%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (4.55%) LoadUI
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
1 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Test Specialist
2 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Performance Test Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Lead .NET Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Tester
3 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Tester
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Lead C# Developer
3 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (9.09%) SOAP
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.09%) Blog
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
2 8 (36.36%) Test Strategy
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Integration Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Matrix Management
5 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Stress Testing
5 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) MVC
5 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Build Automation
5 4 (18.18%) BDD
6 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.09%) Test Management
7 2 (9.09%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) C++
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ISEB
1 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) SOASTA, Inc
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago