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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 113 112 99
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 16 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.80% 0.51% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.63% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 2
Average salary £33,250 £51,250 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.12% +56.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £39,500 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £70,000 £36,550
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +18.00%
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
1701 1428 1200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 84.54% 80.18% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1271 1029
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 10 (47.62%) Regression Testing
1 10 (47.62%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (47.62%) Integration Testing
2 9 (42.86%) QA
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) System Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 6 (28.57%) SDLC
4 6 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (23.81%) Test Management
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 5 (23.81%) LoadRunner
5 5 (23.81%) JMeter
6 4 (19.05%) C
6 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
6 4 (19.05%) Time Management
6 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
6 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
7 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (14.29%) HP

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JMeter
1 5 (23.81%) LoadRunner
1 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) NeoLoad
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Tester
2 7 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 7 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 6 (28.57%) QA Manager
3 6 (28.57%) QA Test Manager
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Functional Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Performance Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) HTML5
2 2 (9.52%) RESTful
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Integration Testing
1 10 (47.62%) Regression Testing
1 10 (47.62%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) System Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 6 (28.57%) SDLC
4 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Test Management
6 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
6 4 (19.05%) Time Management
7 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 2 (9.52%) High Availability
8 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Stress Testing
8 2 (9.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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