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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 101 116 119
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 16 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.90% 0.75% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.86% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 4
Median salary £45,000 £33,250 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.33% -45.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £50,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £54,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%

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
1620 1853 1458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.22% 86.35% 81.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1513 1271
Median salary £45,000 £43,974 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.33% +3.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 19 (67.86%) QA
2 14 (50.00%) BDD
2 14 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 14 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (46.43%) Selenium
3 13 (46.43%) Automated Testing
4 12 (42.86%) .NET
5 11 (39.29%) C#
5 11 (39.29%) TDD
5 11 (39.29%) Unit Testing
6 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 9 (32.14%) Java
7 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
8 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 8 (28.57%) Finance
9 7 (25.00%) MVC
9 7 (25.00%) SOA
9 7 (25.00%) SQL
9 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 7 (25.00%) HTML
9 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 7 (25.00%) CSS
9 7 (25.00%) Database Security
9 7 (25.00%) MSBuild
9 7 (25.00%) CQRS

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Selenium
2 7 (25.00%) MSBuild
2 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (17.86%) JMeter
4 4 (14.29%) JIRA
4 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.71%) eggPlant
5 3 (10.71%) JBehave
5 3 (10.71%) JUnit
5 3 (10.71%) Ranorex
5 3 (10.71%) SpecFlow
5 3 (10.71%) Subversion
5 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (10.71%) TestNG
5 3 (10.71%) WATIR
5 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
6 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
6 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Test Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 4 (14.29%) Development Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Test Development Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Tester
5 3 (10.71%) QA Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (25.00%) CSS
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
3 6 (21.43%) SOAP
4 4 (14.29%) Web Services
5 3 (10.71%) Gherkin
6 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.14%) RESTful
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.14%) Fintech
4 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Android
1 5 (17.86%) Apple iOS
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 14 (50.00%) BDD
1 14 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 13 (46.43%) Automated Testing
3 11 (39.29%) TDD
3 11 (39.29%) Unit Testing
4 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 8 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (25.00%) CQRS
6 7 (25.00%) Database Security
6 7 (25.00%) MVC
6 7 (25.00%) Open Source
6 7 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
6 7 (25.00%) SOA
6 7 (25.00%) SOLID
6 7 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) C#
2 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (32.14%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (17.86%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) C
6 2 (7.14%) C++
6 2 (7.14%) Python
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.71%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (67.86%) QA
2 4 (14.29%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.57%) Epicor
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft