The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 104 105 99
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 11 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.61% 0.75% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.99% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 1
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -4.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1383 1319 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.24% 75.85% 71.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1094 910
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Performance Testing
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 11 (50.00%) Selenium
2 10 (45.45%) QA
3 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 8 (36.36%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) .NET
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (31.82%) HP
4 7 (31.82%) SOAP
4 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (31.82%) Integration Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Usability Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Security Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Cucumber
4 7 (31.82%) SoapUI
4 7 (31.82%) SpecFlow
4 7 (31.82%) Gherkin
4 7 (31.82%) User Stories
5 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (4.55%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) DTS
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Selenium
2 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 7 (31.82%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (31.82%) Cucumber
3 7 (31.82%) SoapUI
3 7 (31.82%) SpecFlow
4 4 (18.18%) LoadRunner
5 3 (13.64%) NeoLoad
6 1 (4.55%) JMeter
General
1 6 (27.27%) Retail
1 6 (27.27%) Back Office
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Test Manager
1 7 (31.82%) QA Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Software Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Test Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Software Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Tester
4 2 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) SOAP
2 7 (31.82%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Replication
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
2 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
2 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 7 (31.82%) Scrum
3 7 (31.82%) Integration Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Usability Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Security Testing
3 7 (31.82%) User Stories
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) DNA
5 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) Business Development
7 3 (13.64%) Test Management
8 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Analytics
8 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C#
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) ISEB
3 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 2 (9.09%) MCSA
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (9.09%) OCP
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) SOASTA, Inc
4 2 (9.09%) Mercator
Birmingham
Argyll Scott
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago