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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 119 125 107
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 8 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 0.15% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.19% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 6
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1519 1595 1194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.33% 77.84% 71.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1404 1050
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 30 July 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (80.00%) Oracle
2 14 (70.00%) HP
2 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 14 (70.00%) Retail
2 14 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (65.00%) Back Office
4 12 (60.00%) Selenium
5 10 (50.00%) Business Development
5 10 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 10 (50.00%) NeoLoad
5 10 (50.00%) SOASTA, Inc
5 10 (50.00%) LoadRunner
6 4 (20.00%) Test Management
6 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) SOAP
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (10.00%) DTS
8 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) XML
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) DTS
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Selenium
2 10 (50.00%) NeoLoad
2 10 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) NetBeans
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
1 14 (70.00%) Retail
2 13 (65.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Test Manager
2 11 (55.00%) Performance Test Manager
2 11 (55.00%) Performance Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) Mustache
3 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (5.00%) JavaBeans
3 1 (5.00%) JMX
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) JSP
3 1 (5.00%) Struts
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) DOM
3 1 (5.00%) XSLT
3 1 (5.00%) JMS
3 1 (5.00%) JAXB
3 1 (5.00%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Business Development
2 10 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (20.00%) Test Management
3 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) User Stories
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) XPath
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCSA
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) OCP
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Oracle
2 14 (70.00%) HP
3 10 (50.00%) SOASTA, Inc
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Mercator
6 1 (5.00%) JBoss
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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