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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 110 116 125
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 17 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.84% 0.41% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.51% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 2
Average salary £30,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
1651 1564 1607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.85% 79.43% 79.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1358 1417
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (43.24%) ISTQB
1 16 (43.24%) QA
2 14 (37.84%) Software Testing
2 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
2 14 (37.84%) .NET
2 14 (37.84%) ISEB
3 13 (35.14%) C#
3 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
3 13 (35.14%) Test Scripting
4 12 (32.43%) Finance
5 10 (27.03%) Test Management
5 10 (27.03%) HTML
5 10 (27.03%) VB.NET
5 10 (27.03%) SDLC
6 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (21.62%) LoadRunner
7 8 (21.62%) Test Strategy
8 7 (18.92%) Banking
8 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
8 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing
9 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (13.51%) HP
10 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
10 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
10 4 (10.81%) Matrix Management
10 4 (10.81%) Stress Testing
10 4 (10.81%) JMeter
10 4 (10.81%) Relational Database

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.41%) RavenDB
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) LoadRunner
2 4 (10.81%) JMeter
3 2 (5.41%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (5.41%) Selenium
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.41%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.70%) Introscope
4 1 (2.70%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (2.70%) LoadUI
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Analyst
1 11 (29.73%) Test Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Test Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Performance Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Performance Test Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Performance Test Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Test Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Developer
5 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Test Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (2.70%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) .NET
2 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.03%) HTML
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.70%) SOAP
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Blog
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Software Testing
3 13 (35.14%) Test Scripting
4 10 (27.03%) Test Management
4 10 (27.03%) SDLC
5 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (21.62%) Test Strategy
7 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing
8 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Matrix Management
9 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
9 4 (10.81%) Stress Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.11%) BDD
10 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.11%) MVC
10 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
10 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
10 3 (8.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
2 13 (35.14%) C#
3 10 (27.03%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.41%) C++
4 2 (5.41%) Java
4 2 (5.41%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) ISTQB
2 14 (37.84%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (43.24%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) HP
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) hybris
3 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics