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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 109 109 119
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 18 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.88% 0.58% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.73% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 3
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +9.31%
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
1688 1498 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.79% 78.43% 79.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1377 1322 1324
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 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 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 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
2 14 (37.84%) .NET
3 13 (35.14%) ISTQB
3 13 (35.14%) QA
3 13 (35.14%) Test Scripting
4 12 (32.43%) Finance
4 12 (32.43%) C#
4 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
5 11 (29.73%) ISEB
5 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
6 10 (27.03%) Test Management
7 9 (24.32%) LoadRunner
7 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (24.32%) Integration Testing
7 9 (24.32%) Test Strategy
8 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
8 7 (18.92%) SDLC
8 7 (18.92%) Banking
8 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
8 7 (18.92%) VB.NET
8 7 (18.92%) HTML
9 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
9 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
9 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
9 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (13.51%) BDD
10 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 2 (5.41%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.81%) RavenDB
4 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) LoadRunner
2 3 (8.11%) JMeter
3 2 (5.41%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.41%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.41%) Selenium
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 4 (10.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
1 10 (27.03%) 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%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Test Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Test Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Lead C# Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) .NET
2 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
3 7 (18.92%) HTML
4 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (5.41%) SOAP
5 2 (5.41%) Web Services
5 2 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.41%) Blog
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Test Scripting
3 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
4 10 (27.03%) Test Management
5 9 (24.32%) Integration Testing
5 9 (24.32%) Test Strategy
5 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (18.92%) SDLC
7 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.51%) BDD
8 5 (13.51%) MVC
8 5 (13.51%) TDD
8 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.81%) Stress Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Matrix Management
9 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
9 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (10.81%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
2 12 (32.43%) C#
3 7 (18.92%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.11%) C++
4 3 (8.11%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) ISTQB
2 11 (29.73%) ISEB
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (35.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) HP