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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 110 106 102
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 19 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.05% 0.61% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.77% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 9
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
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
1506 1432 1339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.43% 79.25% 76.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1217 1248 1115
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 £28,150 £30,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
2 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
2 8 (30.77%) Test Strategy
2 8 (30.77%) LoadRunner
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) .NET
4 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
4 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 6 (23.08%) Test Management
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (19.23%) ISEB
5 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
5 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
5 5 (19.23%) QA
6 4 (15.38%) HP
6 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Retail
6 4 (15.38%) TDD
6 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 4 (15.38%) MVC
6 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 4 (15.38%) JMeter
6 4 (15.38%) C#
6 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 4 (15.38%) Stress Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 4 (15.38%) RavenDB
3 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) LoadRunner
2 4 (15.38%) JMeter
3 2 (7.69%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.85%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (3.85%) LoadUI
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Test Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Test Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Test Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Lead .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Lead C# Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Test Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Tester
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (7.69%) SOAP
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.69%) Blog
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
2 8 (30.77%) Test Strategy
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Test Management
3 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
5 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Matrix Management
5 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Stress Testing
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 4 (15.38%) MVC
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (15.38%) Software Delivery
5 4 (15.38%) Build Automation
5 4 (15.38%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) C++
3 3 (11.54%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISEB
1 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) SOASTA, Inc
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