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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 124 110 104
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 17 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.69% 1.04% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.22% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 9
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
2130 1557 1506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.52% 85.46% 83.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1250 1310
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 April 2016.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 22 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 22 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 20 (60.61%) Test Planning
2 20 (60.61%) Regression Testing
3 18 (54.55%) System Testing
3 18 (54.55%) QA
4 16 (48.48%) Unit Testing
4 16 (48.48%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (48.48%) Mentoring
4 16 (48.48%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (48.48%) Functional Testing
4 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
4 16 (48.48%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (48.48%) Defect Management
5 15 (45.45%) Data Centre
5 15 (45.45%) C
5 15 (45.45%) Time Management
6 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.21%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Test Management
7 6 (18.18%) Security Testing
8 5 (15.15%) LoadRunner
8 5 (15.15%) JMeter
8 5 (15.15%) HP
9 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
9 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
9 4 (12.12%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.12%) SDLC
10 3 (9.09%) Line Management

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) JMeter
1 5 (15.15%) LoadRunner
2 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
3 2 (6.06%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) NeoLoad
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 16 (48.48%) QA Manager
2 16 (48.48%) QA Test Manager
3 8 (24.24%) Tester
4 6 (18.18%) Software Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Functional Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Performance Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
1 2 (6.06%) HTML5
1 2 (6.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (48.48%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 22 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (60.61%) Regression Testing
2 20 (60.61%) Test Planning
3 18 (54.55%) System Testing
4 16 (48.48%) Defect Management
4 16 (48.48%) Functional Testing
4 16 (48.48%) Mentoring
4 16 (48.48%) Unit Testing
5 15 (45.45%) Time Management
6 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.21%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Security Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Test Management
8 4 (12.12%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.12%) SDLC
8 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
9 3 (9.09%) Line Management
9 3 (9.09%) Open Source
9 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) C
2 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (54.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago